Transfer, Veteran, & Returning Adult Student Orientation

Transfer Student Orientation

Gonzaga University hosts a special orientation program for our new transfer, veteran and returning adult students. We recognize that you have various needs and many of you have attended college prior to coming to Gonzaga University. The Transfer, Veteran and Returning Adult Student (TVRAS) Orientation will take place on Saturday, August 25 from 9:00 am-5:00 pm on the Gonzaga University campus. All new students are highly encouraged to attend orientation, please sign via our Zagtivities form.

Tentative Transfer Orientation Schedule

Updated: February 15, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018

 Time   Event  Original Location  Role of Orientation Leader
 6:30 p  Night at the Spokane Indians   Avista Stadium Engage with students and/or families
during game

Saturday, August 27, 2018

 Time  Event   Original Location  Role of Orientation Leader
9 a - 9:30 a  Check-In
With welcome packets and coffee/breakfast snacks
Hemmingson Center-Rotunda   
9:30 a - 10 a  TVRAS Ice Breakers/Team Building Hemmingson Center-Room 314    
10 a - 10:20 a  Welcome Hemmingson Center-Room 314  
10:20 a - 11:20 a

Student Success Panel

Disability Access, Campus Security & Public Safety, Student Involvement & Leadership, Center for Student Academic Success

Orientation Photo

Hemmingson Center-
Room 314 
Lead your group to session and sit in session with them 
11:30 a - 12:30 p 

Presentations Rotation

University Ministry

Foley Library Resources

Career and Professional Development

Health and Wellness

Hemmingson Center -

Room 306

Room 208

Room 312 

Room 314

Lead your group to session and sit in session with them 
12:30 p - 2:00 p Transfer, Veteran and Returning Adult Student Lunch with President McCulloh Hemmingson Center -
South Ballroom
Lead your group to session and eat with students
2 p - 3:30 p

Rotation Series

Degree Audit

Student Club Panel 


Foley Library

Rare Books Room

3:30 p - 4:30 p 

Academic Welcome

Professor Panel

Hemmingson Center -
Lead Your group to session and sit in session with them
4:30 p - 5 p  Closing Hemmingson Center -
5 p - 7 p
Optional: Campus Tour & Res Life Social    
7:30 p  Small Group #1.5  Hemmingson Center-Rotunda  Lead group to Welcome Night, ideal stay 
8 p - 10 p  Welcome Night  McCarthey Athletic Center   

Tech Support During Orientation

By Phone: (509) 313-5550
Friday: 7:00AM – 5:00PM
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00PM – 5:00PM
Monday: 7:00AM – 5:00PM

In Person:
Next Gen Tech Bar (NGTB) in the Hemmingson Center
Friday: 7:00AM – 5:00PM
Saturday: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM – 5:00PM
Monday: 7:30AM – 8:00PM

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502 E. Boone
Spokane, WA 99258
Crosby Center, Suite 110
(509) 313-4016