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Early Orientation

June 14 | July 12

SEU Early Orientation

To attend this event, you must be accepted and save your spot at SEU first!

We’re thrilled to invite all incoming Fall 2024 students to our Early Orientation event!
This event is your exclusive opportunity to gear up for an amazing start to your college experience.

What to Expect

Schedule: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Academic Advising and Course Registration — Meet with academic advisors to discuss your academic plan and register for classes tailored to your interests and goals. Get a head start on building your schedule for the upcoming semester.

Financial Aid Planning — Have questions about financial aid or need assistance with your financial plan? Our experts will be available to guide you through the process, ensuring you have a clear understanding of your options and resources.

Campus Services Checklist — Take care of essential tasks such as obtaining your Campus Card, accessing Health Services, picking up your Mail Room key, and more. We’ll help you check off all the boxes so you can focus on what matters most — your education.

Connect with Future Classmates — Find new friendships with your fellow new students who will be joining you on this exciting journey. This is a great time to start building your network within the SEU community!

May 17 — SEU Early Orientation Schedule

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Registration & Check-In
First Floor Lobby, Welcome Center

Welcome to SEU! Check in and pick up your name tag and welcome packet.

9:30 AM – 9:35 AM

Welcome To Early Orientation 
Bush Chapel

Join our Admission Team as we welcome you to Early Orientation, our day will begin with our Admissions team welcoming you and giving you an overview of what to expect during Early Orientation. 

9:35 AM – 10:15 AM





Divine Design 
Bush Chapel

Our Leadership welcomes you to engage in this session that details our newly implemented Divine Design programming. Embark on the path to discovering your divine design, through academics at SEU.

10:25 AM – 11:15 AM

Session 1: Fire Ready Panel
Bush Chapel

Join us for Fire Ready! We’ll guide you through enrollment and hear from our Student Financial Services, Enrollment, Housing, Advising, and Registrar departments. Be prepared to enroll with confidence.

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Session 2

The First Year Experience – (Students Only)
Lake Bonny Room, 3rd Floor, Welcome Center

Our current students are excited to meet you! Come hang out with our First Year Experience Team with a fun time of games, getting to know your future neighbors, and you may even meet your roommate.

Parent Checklist – (Parents Only)
Bush Chapel

Spend some time with leadership, asking questions regarding safety and security, move-in day and the next steps for your student.

12:15 PM

Tuscana Ristorante

1:20 PM – 4 PM

Choose Your Experience
An opportunity to take care of your unique needs

There are various activities taking place between 1:20 PM and 4PM. Take a look below and decide what may be most important to you. We will have students and staff around to help guide you —  stop by the Welcome Center if you are in need of immediate assistance.

Residence Halls Open (Optional)
Bethany Hall 142 or Buena Vida East 413

Stop by Bethany Hall 142 or Buena Vida East 413 during these hours to see our residence halls. Our campus ambassadors will show you everything you need to know.

Campus Tours (Optional)
Welcome Center, First Floor Lobby

1:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:00 PM, 3:30 PM

Meet us at the Welcome Center to join us for a campus tour.

Student Financial Services Appointments
Student Financial Services Office – Addison Hall

Sign up for an appointment at check-in
Meet with Student Financial Services team members to discuss your account and the steps needed for financial clearance. 

Advising/Registration Assistance 
S215 / S216 – College of Natural Health & Science 

Work on fall class registration with guidance from an advisor, ask questions about your major, explore Divine Design options, and more! This is an optional opportunity for those who are in need of extra class registration assistance. 

Please note: you may not leave with a completed schedule, but you will leave with more clarity on how to accomplish this task!

Activity Fair 
Welcome Center Lobby

Stop by the Activity Fair to take care of important needs before Fall. 

  • Vehicle Registration
  • Campus Card 
  • Health Services 
  • Security
  • Mail Room 


School of Honors Dessert Reception
Steelman Library – CLAB

Pro Tip

It can help you save some time if you bring some of your documentation with you. Examples include Health Forms and Proof of Residency. Connect with your enrollment counselor to find out if there are any additional items that you should bring, and visit our Fire Ready page to learn more about the official clearance process of SEU. 

Looking for even more scholarships? Meet/audition with various campus departments for additional scholarship opportunities! Representatives will be available from the School of Honors, student leadership, SEU Worship, music/performance, ROTC, athletics, admission, and more.


For questions about financial aid, next steps, and documentation, connect with your enrollment counselor. For questions about this event, contact us at