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Seminary Admissions

New Student Orientation & Events

August 23–24, 2017

Wednesday, August 23

Welcome to North Park Breakfast
     9:00 am – 10:00 am
Location: Nyvall Hall, Olsson Lounge

Community Worship
     10:00 am – 10:30 am
Location: Issacson Chapel

Community Life
     10:30 am – 11:30 am
Location: Room N-25

Campus Security
     11:30 am
Location: Room N-25

Campus Tour and Lunch
     11:45 am – 2:15 pm
Location: NP Neighborhood

Academic Life and Support
     2:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Location: Brandel Library, computer lab 2nd floor

Vocational and Spiritual Formation for Leadership
     4:15-5:00 pm
Location: Room N-25

Community Cookout – families invited!
     5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Location:  Olsson Lounge

Thursday, August 24

Financial Leadership: A Partnership with NPTS, CTC, and SBNM
     9:00 am-11:00 am, breakfast provided
Location:  Room N-25

Field Education and IDI
     11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Room N-25

Spiritual Formation
     12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Location: Room N-25

Spriending and lunch with Faculty and Administration
     12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Room N-1/Olsson Lounge

 Closing Prayer
     2:00 pm
Location: Olsson Lounge

Living on campus (mandatory for those in student housing)
     2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Room N-25

Academic Advising
     2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Students meet individually with academic advisors
Location: Faculty offices

We are excited to welcome new students to the Seminary community. Orientation events are designed to acquaint you with campus life, our academic environment, and the resources available to you. They take place in the days leading up to the start of each new semester.

Please note that International Student Orientation begins earlier than the full Seminary orientation. Please contact Sumie Song for more information.


Thursday, August 31, 2017

Seminary Convocation Service

11:00 am in Issacson Chapel
Community Lunch to follow in Hamming Hall

Come hear Rev. Dr. Dwight Perry, our incoming Dean of Faculty and Professor of Homiletics and Leadership.  All seminary students, faculty, and staff are expected to attend. 

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Information Fair

12:00 pm- 1:00 pm
Location: Olsson Lounge & Greenspace

Learn about various departments and groups on campus, both in and outside of the seminary, and how they can serve you or how you can be involved.