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Sample Orientation Advance Schedule

Displayed below is a sample schedule for the upcoming Orientation Advance in Portland, Oregon for the SFS16 DMin cohort.


Monday, Sept. 4 - Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

Arrive at PDX Airport by 1pm PST on Monday, Sept. 5, 2017

Depart after 2pm PST on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017



Sample Orientation Advance Schedule


  • 1:30-6pm: Drop-in technology set-up and meet and greet
  • 6-8pm: Dinner
  • Lodging provided at Crowne Plaza


  • 8am: Breakfast at George Fox Portland Center 
  • 9am-12pm: DMin Program Orientation
  • noon-1pm: Lunch and ID pictures
  • 1-5pm: DMIN713 class with Dr. Berger
  • 5:30pm: Dinner with your Advisor. See your advisor for details.
  • Lodging provided at Crowne Plaza.


  • 8am: Breakfast
  • 9-11:30am: DMIN713 class
  • noon-12:30pm: Lunch
  • 12:30: Transit to downtown Portland
  • 2:40pm: Assemble at the Paramount Hotel foyer for Walking Tour
  • 3:00pm: 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.