Q: What happens at Orientation?
A: Full itineraries for both student and parent events are
Q: What should I bring to Orientation?
A: See the list below:
Orientation Confirmation Letter
- Walking shoes
- #2 Pencils
- Twin Sheets
(to fit a 36"x 80 " mattress), a pillow and a pillowcase
Sweater or jacket for cool evenings and air-conditioned buildings
An open mind and a warm smile
AP Scores and/or Transcripts, if available
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, too, through your
child's transition from high school to college life. Breakfast, lunch, and
refreshments will be included in the day's agenda.
Directions and links to LaGrange area accommodations and restaurants are on the
Orientation web page. If you have any questions about Parents' Orientation events,
please call the Admissions Office at 800-593-2885. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Where will I stay during Orientation?
A: First year freshmen 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
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
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