The Keys to Your Success: New Student Orientation 2013


Orientation Links

Orientation Main Page

Before You Arrive Checklist

Orientation Schedule

Why Orientation?

Understanding Your Learning Styles as a Key to Success (PDF)

Understanding Your Learning Styles as a Key to Success (Powerpoint)

Any questions before you arrive?

John Delony
Assistant Dean for Student Life
john.delony@ttu.edu

Joshua Hansen
Assistant Director for Student Life
joshua.hansen@ttu.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to attend Orientation?
Yes, New Student Orientation is mandatory. Please check the schedule listed on the website for specific dates, times, and a full schedule of events.

Am I in Group A or B? What are Tracks?
Groups and Tracks will be assigned and explained on Tuesday.

How should I plan on dressing for orientation?
Business attire is required for Tuesday. Wednesday, and Thursday you may wear business casual. Everyone will wear their Orientation shirt and something comfortable for Friday’s activities.

What do I need to bring to Orientation?
Please see the Before You Arrive Checklist for a list of the important items and documents to bring with you.

Will I have time during orientation to run errands or make appointments on campus?
Orientation is a full-day event on August 13th, 14th, 15th, and half of the day on Friday the 16th. You will have time on Friday afternoon to take care of personal business. Additionally, there are no scheduled Orientation activities on Monday the 12th.

What about meals?
We will provide breakfast and lunch throughout Orientation. Beverages and snacks will be available throughout the orientation day. Please let us know of any special dietary needs you may have (see checklist).

Will I meet 2L and 3L students during orientation?
Yes. There are several planned activities throughout the week for new students to engage with current School of Law students.

What is Disorientation?
Disorientation is a special, mandatory New Student Orientation event. Details will be explained throughout the week.

Where should I get my textbooks for classes?
There are a number of local options for textbooks. For your convenience, we have invited Barnes & Noble to the School of Law to assist you. Please see the schedule for specifics.

Where can I get my student identification card?
The Law School will assist you in the Student ID card process. You will take your photos and receive your ID card in the library. After taking your photos, you will be notified by email when your ID card is available.

Can I use the Student Rec Center?
The Law School has made special arrangements with the Student Rec Center for you to have access during the week of Orientation using your driver’s license. You will use your Student ID for access after they become available.

Where do I park on campus?
The School of Law parking lot (R21) will be open the week of orientation. If you wish, you can purchase your parking pass either in person or online before Orientation. Law students generally purchase parking passes for the R21/L21 or Commuter West lots. Visit this website for more information: http://www.parking.ttu.edu/students/student-parking-home.