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New Student Week

This is the moment you've been waiting for.

First Flight 2016 is scheduled for August 17-21. All traditional, first-year students are expected to attend all events.

Academically, new students will meet with their advisor, attend their first First Year Seminar class, and attend the New Student Convocation. All new students will be placed in small groups and assigned to an upper class mentor. Group assignments will be made based on where you will be living in the fall. Commuter students will be assigned to groups with other commuter students, but will also be connected to a group of students who are living on-campus.

First Flight is a great opportunity for both on campus and commuter students to make friends and familiarize themselves with campus. 

New Student Week: First Flight Information

  • Commuter and Transfer Students

  • Move-In

  • 2016 First Flight Schedule

New Student Week: First Flight FAQ

  • Why do I need to attend New Student Week: First Flight?

  • I have a conflict during First Flight, what do I do?

  • What happens during First Flight?

  • I am not living on-campus and do not have a meal plan, can I eat during First Flight?

  • How are our First Flight teams assigned?

  • When do I need to turn in my Common Book Assignment?

  • When is my advising appointment?

/ Center for Student Involvement

The Center for Student Involvement is located in the lobby of the Campus Center

Office Hours

M-Th: 8:30 a.m.-11:00 p.m.

F-Sa: 8:30 a.m.-Midnight

Su: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.


p / 614.823.3202

e / orientation@otterbein.edu

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