Winthrop University: New Student Orientation - What to Bring to Orientation Sessions
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New Student and Family Programs
248 DiGiorgio Campus Center
Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2387
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What to Bring to Orientation

(Listed by Orientation type)

 

Eagles Landing Sessions
(early August, after completion of First Flight)

As a reminder, students who have completed First Flight in May through July are required to attend one Eagles Landing session in early August. Attendees should plan to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes and closed-toed shoes
  • Umbrella or rain jacket, just in case
  • Pens and pencils
  • Money for optional activities
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle

Fall Orientation
(Freshman Session 5 and Transfer Session G in mid-August)

Please note that residential students will move directly into their assigned residence hall room when they come to campus for either Session 5 or Session G. Freshman commuter students will return to their off-campus residences at the end of Day 1 and return in the morning for the Day 2 events and to register for fall classes. Transfer commuter students will return to their off-campus residences at the end of their Orientation day. Attendees should plan to bring:

Spring Orientation
(November and January)

Spring Orientation is required for all new undergraduate students whose first semester at Winthrop will be the Spring semester. Attendees should plan to bring:

  • Unofficial copy of transcripts from previous institution
  • Comfortable clothes and closed-toed shoes
  • Pens and pencils
  • Water bottle
  • Umbrella or rain jacket, just in case
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket/coat
  • Money for optional activities

Family Orientation
(during Eagles Landing, Session 5, Session G, & Spring Orientation in January)

Family members planning to attend Family Orientation should plan to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes (please note that there is moderate walking around campus for each session)
  • Water bottle
  • Pen/pencil and notebook
  • Umbrella or rain jacket

Last Updated: 5/12/20