Fall Orientation and Welcome Week

Welcome to Northern Vermont University-Johnson!

We're excited you have decided to Do North at NVU-Johnson. We offer a weekend fall kickoff program for new students as well as a week of fun and informative events for the entire campus community to celebrate the start of a new academic year!

Fall Kickoff will take place on Friday, August 20 through Sunday, August 22. Classes begin on Monday, August 23. 

A tentative outline of the weekend will be posted in this section in June

Fall Orientation (August 20-23, 2021)

Friday, August 20

  • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. – New Student Residential Check-In
     
  • 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Commuter Student Check-In
     
  • 12-2 p.m. – Lunch
     
  • 2-2:30 p.m. – Free Time: Settle in and Explore!
     
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. – Johnson Welcome
     
  • 3:30-4 p.m. – Meet Your Orientation Group
     
  • 4-5:30 p.m. – Campus Community Carnival (Intro to Departments on Campus)
     
  • 4-7 p.m. – Dinner with Your Orientation Team
     
  • 7:30-10 p.m. – Bonfire and Live Music
     
  • 10-11 p.m. – Making It: Late Night with Sodexo and SLAP

Saturday, August 21

  • 10-11 a.m. – Breakfast and Community Gathering with OLs
     
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m. – Common Read Program
     
  • 12-1:30 p.m. – Lunch
     
  • 1:30-2 p.m. – Free Time
     
  • 2-3:30 p.m. – Get Out 
     
  • 3:30-4 p.m. – Wellness Center Intro
     
  • 4-5 p.m. – Bill Ross/Presenter
     
  • 5-6:30 p.m. – Club Connection Dinner
     
  • 7-10 p.m. – Johnson Shore: Pool Party and Games
     
  • 10-11 p.m. – Late Night with Sodexo and Serve

Sunday, August 22 

  • 10-11 a.m. – Breakfast and Meeting with OLs
     
  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. – Returning Student Residential Check-In
     
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m. – Walk Your Schedule with OLs
     
  • 12-1:30 p.m. – Lunch
     
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. – Badger Button
     
  • 2:30-3 p.m. – Free Time
     
  • 3-4:30 p.m. – Student Activity
     
  • 4:30-5 p.m. – Free Time
     
  • 5-6:30 p.m. – Dinner
     
  • 6:30-7 p.m. – Free Time
     
  • 7-8 p.m. – Floor Meetings
     
  • 8:30-10:30 p.m. – Outdoor Movie Night

*Schedule is subject to change. 

Welcome Week (August 23-28, 2021)

The Johnson campus will create a week of opportunity for our new and returning students. Below is a sample list of events that will be available to you during Fall Welcome Week:

  • Student Club Activities Fair
  • Work Study Job Fair
  • Donut Day with Public Safety
  • Be Well with the Wellness Center
  • Intramurals Connection and Competition
  • Creative Audience Kick-Off

Questions?

We're here to help.

Email JohnsonFirstYear@NorthernVermont.edu or call us at 802.635.1200