Wildcat Welcome Week

Whether you are a first year student or a transfer student, the FVSU orientation program will be an important yet enjoyable experience. You will learn about your classes and campus life experiences, meet current students, staff, and faculty, and begin to build relationships that will last a lifetime.  If you have any questions please contact us at orientation@fvsu.edu or by telephone at 478-825-6290.

Orientation is required of all new students.

When to Move In: 

Please plan to arrive on campus and move into your residence hall on Thursday, August 11, 2016 between 8:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m. Directions to campus can be found on our website at www.fvsu.edu. Once you get to the Wildcat Commons Residence Halls, volunteers will direct you to your building. You may also find your building ahead of time on a campus map

In order to facilitate a smooth move-in experience for everyone, Campus Police will direct you as close as possible to your building. If you need additional assistance with University Housing, feel free to call the main office at (478) 825-6100 ahead of time.


 If you are a commuter student, report to the Wildcat Commons Clubhouse at 2:00 p.m. for Welcome Week sessions.

Pack Your Belongings For Ease and Convenience:
Orientation Leaders and Volunteers will assist with your move into the residence halls, and because many other students will be moving in at the same time, it’s a good idea to mark all belongings with your name, room number, and residence hall. Be sure to have all small items boxed for easy transfer. There is no storage available in the residence halls, so items should be packed in cardboard boxes that can be recycled, or in soft, foldable luggage that can be easily stored in a closet or under a bed. Stackable crates and organizers that fit under the bed can also work well.

Schedule of Events:
As part of our Welcome Week, day and evening programs will be scheduled for New Students August 11-14, 2016. Classes begin on August 15, 2016. Programs for new students will include the opportunity to participate in interactive informational sessions, networking with student leaders, faculty and staff along with some recreational activities sponsored by the Office of Campus Life. Comfortable attire and footwear are highly recommended. (Tentative Schedule of Events)

Highlight Events:
Thursday, August 11, 2016
New Student Move In
Wildcat Commons
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

C.W. Pettigrew Center
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Friday, August 12, 2016
New Student Assembly:
Health and Physical Education (HPE) Complex
9:00 a.m.

Saturday, August 13, 2016
New Student Cookout
Sponsored by the Warner Robins Alumni Chapter
Student Amenities Center12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 14, 2016
Wildcat Golden Lounge
Student Amenities Building
8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.