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Orientation/Arrival Information

Student Arrival, Check-in & New Student Orientation

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Fall Orientation

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 a.m. to 1 p.m., with orientation events starting at 6 p.m.  Saturday orientation events will begin at 9 a.m. 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.

Register for Summer Family Orientation here.

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. 

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.

  • January 8, 2018 - Long distance new students arrival & move-in
  • January 9, 2018 - New student arrival/check-in and orientation
  • January 10, 2018 - Spring Semester Classes Begin