NVU-Lyndon Fall Orientation

Welcome Home, Hornets! 

All new campus-based NVU students will arrive on campus for the fall semester on August 20.

Visit our Return to NVU page for details on the move-in and check-in process >

Fall Kick-Off Orientation Schedule

Fall Kick-Off Orientation is the final portion of your Northern Vermont University-Lyndon student orientation. Taking place the weekend before the first day of classes, this required program will provide you with the last bit of information needed for your NVU-Lyndon toolkit and several opportunities to get to know your classmates in a variety of fun activities! All events during Fall Orientation are required. 

Fall Orientation Schedule

Friday, August 20

  • 8-11a.m. – Check-in and move-in for new residential students
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m. – Check in for new commuting students
  • 12-1 p.m. – BBQ lunch for new students and their families
  • 1 p.m. – Welcome for new students and their families
  • 2 p.m. – Families depart
  • 1:30-5 p.m. – Orientation workshops
  • 5 p.m. – Dinner
  • 6 p.m. – Evening meetings and entertainment

Saturday, August 21

  • 9-9:30 a.m. – Continental breakfast
  • 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. – Orientation workshops
  • 12-1 p.m. – Lunch
  • 1-3 p.m. – Hornet Olympics
  • 3:30-5 p.m. – Orientation meetings and workshops
  • 5 p.m. – Dinner
  • 6 p.m. – Evening entertainment 

Sunday, August 22

  • 9-9:30 a.m. – Continental breakfast
  • 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. – Orientation workshops
  • 12-1 p.m. – Lunch
  • 1-2:30 p.m. – Fall Sports Kick-Off
  • 3-5 p.m. – Orientation meetings and workshops
  • 5 p.m. – Dinner
  • 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Variety Show

*Schedule is subject to change. 

Questions? We're here to help.

Email LyndonFirstYear@NorthernVermont.edu or call us at 802.626.6417