Q: What happens at Orientation?
A: The itineraries for both student and parent events can be seen at left.
Q: What should I bring to Orientation?
A: See the list below:
Comfortable shoes and clothing
- Swimwear for Cookout Extravaganza at Hudson Natatorium
(to fit a 36"x 80 " mattress), a pillow and a pillowcase
Sweater or jacket for cool evenings and air-conditioned buildings
AP Scores and/or Transcripts, if available
An open mind and a smile
The Parents' Orientation Program, which runs concurrently with the New Student
Orientation, is designed to provide you with important information about LaGrange
College, its academic programs, student support services, financial aid and payment
policies, rhythms of college life, unique challenges for new students, and many
other topics. Members of the administration, faculty, staff and student leaders
will be on hand to answer all your questions and help guide you through your child's
transition from high school to college life.
Directions and links to LaGrange area
accommodations and restaurants
are available. If you have any questions about Parents' Orientation events, please
call the Admissions Office at 800-593-2885, or email
Q: Where will I stay during Orientation?
A: First-year students will stay in one of our residence halls on campus. Assignments
are made upon check-in and an O-Team member will escort you to your room.
Q: Where will my parent(s) or guardian(s) stay during Orientation?
A: LaGrange College does not provide housing to parents and guardians attending
Orientation. A list of accommodations in the LaGrange area can be
Q. When will I be able to register for fall classes during Orientation?
Students will be assigned an advisor as they check in and will meet with that
advisor either early afternoon or early evening of their first day of Orientation.
Please remember that each student must pay his or her $200 tuition deposit
in order to register for fall classes. Waiting until the beginning of fall term
to register may mean that first-choice classes are closed.
Q: Will I be able to see my parent(s) /guardian(s) or leave campus during Orientation?
A: The Student and Parent Orientation programs begin together and then split and
run separately until the event closes. The program is designed to give students
and parents separate, but complementary, experiences. Students may not leave campus
campus map and directions can be found here.