Orientation Schedule for Parents & Families | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Fall 2017 New Student Orientation

    Highlights Schedule for Parents

    #FUS17

    Parents are particularly invited and encouraged to attend any or all of the following Orientation events:  

    Full Schedule:

    (Subject to change)

    Thursday, August 24

    • 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
      Arrival & Check-in for resident students with last names beginning with A-D
      Residence halls
    • New Resident Students arrive and move into assigned Residence Halls in shifts:
      • Last names beginning with letters A - D after 1:30 p.m.
      • Last names beginning with letters E - M after 2:15 p.m.
      • Last names beginning with letters N - Z after 3:00 p.m.
    • 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
      Off campus, graduate/nontraditional, and commuter students pick up Orientation materials and meal passes JC Williams Center
      J.C. Williams Center
    • 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
      New Student Services including local banks, ID cards, local cell phone plans, student employment on campus, student accounts, health center and campus counseling, parking permits, Parkhurst Dining and mail center  Please note: these services will also be available on Friday
    • 7:30 – 8:45 p.m.
      Grand Opening – All new students and families are invited to attend
      Finnegan Fieldhouse
    • 8:45 – 10:00 p.m.
      Parent social with Admissions Staff
      Finnegan Fieldhouse

    Friday, August 25

    • 8:00 a.m. –9:15 a.m.
      Academics at Franciscan with Vice President of Academic Affairs: Session for Students & Parents
      Finnegan Fieldhouse  
    • 9:15 a.m. –10:00 a.m.
      Planning for Academic Success: Session for Students & Parents
      Finnegan Fieldhouse
    • 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
      Mini-sessions on University programs, services, and outreaches
      J.C. Williams Center
    • 1:30 p.m.– 3:00 p.m.
      Mini-sessions on University programs, services, and outreaches
      J.C. Williams Center  
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Mass (only Mass of the day)
      Finnegan Fieldhouse  
    • 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
      Welcome to Life at Franciscan All new students and families are invited to attend
      Finnegan Fieldhouse  
    • 9:00 p.m.
      Social for Parents who are Franciscan Alumni
      J.C. Williams Center, Gentile Gallery  

    Saturday, August 26

    • 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
      What Every Parent and New Student Needs to Know
      Finnegan Fieldhouse
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
      Session for Parents: A New Chapter for Parents
      Finnegan Fieldhouse
    • 11:15 - 11:45 a.m.
      Session for Parents: New Franciscan University Initiatives & Plans
      Finnegan Fieldhouse
    • 2:00 p.m.
      Priestly Discernment Program (Students & Parents Meeting & Lord’s Day)
      Priestly Discernment Center
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Traveler's Vigil Mass
      Christ the King Chapel
    • 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
      Semi-Formal Dance – All new students and families are invited to attend
      Finnegan Fieldhouse

    Sunday, August 27

    • 10:30 a.m.
      Sunday Mass
      Finnegan Fieldhouse
Academically Excellent Passionately Catholic

1235 University Boulevard

Steubenville, Ohio 43952

(740) 283-3771

ABOUT FRANCISCAN UNIVERSITY

Franciscan University of Steubenville is no ordinary university, and a Franciscan education is no ordinary education. Rather, it's an education as rigorous and demanding as it is faithful--an education that challenges you intellectually, forms you professionally, and feeds you spiritually.

GIVE BACK

You can help Franciscan lead the way in providing a faithfully Catholic education!

SUPPORT FRANCISCAN