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2016 Waldorf University Summer Dates

Check-In/Move-In & Orientation

Review Waldorf's Summer 2016 orientation and important dates.


New Student and Summer Orientation 
July 8, 2016 
Our July orientations are geared towards the new incoming student and family to help inform and prepare everyone for the arrival in August. Students and family will get a head start and the opportunity to meet other students, faculty, and staff while listening to helpful information sessions that will get the first year student and family better acquainted with campus. Students will get a chance to complete some of the necessary steps for check-in that all other students don't get to complete until the fall, which will help to speed up the process on move in day - allowing more time to get settled into your residence hall room. It is highly recommended that student and families attend this orientation! Register here!

Parents in the Past have said:
"Everything was wonderful and informative. The staff and students willingness to help, made us feel right at home."
"Fun, friendly, and informative."
"There was great information for parents!"
"This orientation helps parents feel at ease."
"We feel that our daughter will be in good hands, thank you!"

Students in the Past have said:
"It was really nice to meet my fellow classmates and get all my questions answered"
"It was a great way to feel part of campus before we arrive in Aug."
"I got to meet students that will share my major."
"A great way to meet faculty."
"I am much less nervous about coming back in the fall."
"The student information sessions gave me insight into what to look forward to when I arrive in the fall."
"I now know I'm at a friendly, small college, where everyone wants you to succeed."

Fall Orientation (required of all first year students.)
August 21-23, 2016
Fall Orientation is for First Years who are not required to attend other orientation dates. Check in will be held in the Salveson Lobby from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm, with orientation events starting at 6:00 pm.  Saturday orientation events will begin at 9:00 am and continue throughout the day. This program is designed for students beginning their Waldorf experience to become familiar with the campus and their peers. At orientation, students will learn information about their curricular and co-curricular lives at Waldorf University.

Long distance arrival and check-in information:

Students that are living on campus may arrive and move in directly to their residence hall from 2 pm - 9 pm on their Fly-in Dates. These students will begin the check-in process in the Salveson Lobby. 
Other Orientation dates
Fall Athletics Orientation Events: August 2-4, 2016
Fall Transfer Student Orientation: August 23, 2016 (optional)

View Move-In Dates & Times

All students that are arriving before their scheduled camp day must be approved and confirmed 48 hours in advance. Any early arrival requests must be sent through the Office of Student Life who can be contacted at or at (641)-585-8160. 

Waldorf Orientation

Required Forms

Please bring the following information or completed forms to Summer and/or Fall Orientation:

Living on Campus

All students are required to live on campus and be on a meal plan for the first three years. For more information on our residence halls, forms, roommate assignments and housing assignment information please go to the residence life page.