Sample Orientation Advance Schedule

Displayed below is a sample schedule of the Orientation Advance in Portland, Oregon.


Arrive at PDX Airport by 3pm PST on Monday

Depart after 2pm PST on Friday



Sample Orientation Advance Schedule


  • 4-6pm: Drop-in technology set-up and meet and greet
  • 6-8pm: Dinner
  • Lodging provided at Crowne Plaza


  • 8am: Breakfast at Crowne Plaza
  • 9am-noon: DMin Program Orientation, Portland Center 281
  • noon-1pm: Lunch and ID pictures
  • 1-5pm: DMIN713 class 
  • 5:30pm: Dinner with your Advisor. See your advisor for details.
  • Lodging provided at Crowne Plaza.


  • 8am: Breakfast
  • 9am-noon: DMIN713 class
  • noon-12:30pm: Lunch
  • 1pm: Transit to downtown Portland
  • 2:15pm: Assemble at the Paramount Hotel foyer for Walking Tour
  • 2:30pm: Portland Walking Tour
  • 5pm: Assemble at the Paramount Hotel foyer
  • Len joins the Advance
  • 5:30pm: Dinner
  • 7-9pm: Session with Len
  • Lodging provided at The Paramount Hotel


  • 8am: Breakfast on your own (there are many options near Paramount)
  • 9am-noon: Sessions with Len
  • noon-1pm: Catered Lunch
  • 1-5:30pm: Session with Len
  • 6pm: Dinner with Len
  • Lodging provided at The Paramount Hotel


  • 8am: Breakfast on your own
  • Check out of room. Store luggage with front desk staff.
  • 9am-noon: Session with Len
  • noon-2pm: Catered Evaluation lunch
  • 2pm: Advance concludes. Students depart.