2020 Schedule

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Friday, August 28, 2020

7-8:30 a.m.

Breakfast Option

Canyon Commons

8 a.m.-noon

Move into your residence hall

Residence halls

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Community Fair
Come check out the booths to see what local businesses have to offer


11 a.m. - Noon

Veteran's Orientation

Stevens 109

Noon-2 p.m.

Lunch (on your own). Not included in student meal plan.

Note: Lunch options include Bruin Den & Bridge Cafe (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and Canyon Commons (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

Varied (Canyon Commons option)

1 p.m.

Commuter Check-in

Klages Center

2-3:15 p.m.

University Welcome
Welcome to George Fox: The official beginning

Stoffer Stadium

3:30-5:15 p.m.

Family and Guests - Family and Guest Orientation
Students - Academic Session ("Meet Your Major")

Parents - Bauman Auditorium
Students - Academic Departments

5:30-7:45 p.m.

Dinner (Student meal plan begins. Guest tickets can be purchased here or at ticket booth)

Dining times based on last names:

  • A-H: 5:30-6 p.m.
  • I-P: 6-6:30 p.m.
  • Q-Z: 6:30-7 p.m.

Canyon Commons

5:30-7 p.m.

Multicultural Organizations Dinner

Intercultural Resource Center

8-9 p.m.

Candlelight Goodbye/Prayer


9-10 p.m.


Stoffer Stadium

10 p.m.-1 a.m.

Late Night at Target

Target in Sherwood
Meet at Stevens Center parking lot

Saturday, August 29, 2020

7:30-8:30 a.m.


Canyon Commons

9–10:30 a.m.

Student Life Session

Bauman Auditorium

10:45-11:45 a.m.

Residence Life Hangout
Commuter Gathering

Residence Halls
Hadlock Student Center

11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Lunch with your living area

Canyon Commons

1:30-3 p.m.

LIBA Meeting
Meet with your LIBA 100/HNRS 150 class
Find your group number to leave to various locations.

Bauman Auditorium

1:30-3 p.m.

Transfer Session
For transfer students only

Hoover 105

4:30-6 p.m.


Canyon Commons

6 p.m.-?

Bruin Adventure
Join other incoming students for a night of fun! If you did not pay ahead of time, bring $20.

Leaving from Roberts Center Parking Lot

Sunday, August 30, 2020

11 a.m. – Noon

Campus Worship

Bauman Auditorium

12-1:30 p.m.


Canyon Commons

2:30-4:30 p.m.

Explore Newberg
Have a fun off-campus adventure with your orientation group. Learn about Fox life and engage with our neighbors.

Stoffer Stadium

4:30-5 p.m.

Hadlock Tours

Hadlock Student Center

5-6 p.m.


Stoffer Stadium

6-9 p.m.

Main Event
Welcome Bash
This kicks off Student Activities for the year! Join in for competitions, games, and BIG surprises!

Stoffer Stadium

9 p.m.-?

Grocery Outlet Night

Newberg Grocery Outlet

If you have any questions, please contact us at welcome@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2310