Every great story begins with a genesis. To help you prepare for your exciting days ahead at George Fox, we invite you to join us for this one-day event. It will be a valuable day of introductions, information and preparation. Let's get started.

2015 Dates - Registration will open March 2015

First-year students Transfer Students
  • May 14, 15, 16
  • June 17, 19
  • July 10
  • June 18

You will

  • Meet with an advisor and register for fall classes
  • Pick up your student ID card
  • Meet some of your future classmates (you will see familiar faces when you move into the residence halls and/or begin classes)
  • Win prizes, talk with current students, get lots of information and more.

A session is available for your parents, too, tailored to their questions and needs. We ask that parents not sit in on their student's registration/advising session. If they have any questions or concerns at the end of the day, they can be addressed with the admissions or registrar's office staff.

Tentative Schedule

First-Year Students

You will receive a detailed schedule when you arrive.
7:45 a.m. Early check-in for students taking a French or Spanish placement exam
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Check-in and light continental breakfast
8:40 - 9:05 a.m. Official welcome and students meet their student host
9:05 a.m. - 3 p.m. Events for students and guests include:
  • register for classes
  • hear from student financial services
  • hear from residence life
  • hear about and experience academic life
  • lunch for students and guests
  • hear from health and counseling
  • hear from current students and parents
  • get your student ID card
  • learn about book buying
3:15 - 3:30 p.m. Reconnect and closing
3:30 - 5 p.m. Final Events (optional time): campus and residence hall tours, shop at the university store, individual appointments with student financial services, etc.

Transfer Students

You will receive a detailed schedule when you arrive.
7:45 a.m. Early check-in for students taking a French or Spanish placement exam
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Check-in and light continental breakfast
8:40 - 9:05 a.m. Official welcome and students meet their student host
9:05 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Events for students and guests include:
  • register for classes
  • hear from student financial services
  • hear from student life
  • hear about academic life
  • get your student ID card
1:00 p.m. Closing session and lunch
1:15 - 5 p.m. Final Events (optional time): campus and residence hall tours, shop at the university store, individual appointments with student financial services, etc.

Transportation

Need a ride? If you're traveling without a parent or guardian from outside the local area, we can pick you up at the Portland airport, train station or bus depot. Call 800-765-4369 ext. 2240 with your itinerary at least a week before Genesis. The event ends at 5 p.m., and the airport is about an hour away, so please plan accordingly.

Here are directions to our campus if you will be arriving on your own.

If you have questions, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 800-765-4369 or 503-554-2240.

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