New Student Orientation

Welcome to FLC, Skyhawks! Orientation is all about fostering school spirit and welcoming you and your family to the Fort Lewis College community. Orientation programming will provide you with important information and engaging experiences, including a tour to find your classrooms, strategies for a successful transition to FLC, academic success tips, an introduction to co-curricular opportunities on campus, and much more.

Step one: Complete Pre-Campus Academy

Pre-Campus Academy is an online course that you'll be required to take before you arrive on campus. The course will be available via Canvas, which is our online course management system. We will send an email invitation to your FLC email address when Pre-Campus Academy opens on August 2, 2021.

Step two: Attend the mandatory in-person Orientation program

Orientation session one

Thursday, August 26 from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • If you are assigned to move in to your residence hall on Wednesday, August 25, you are required to attend this Orientation session (Thursday, August 26 from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.).
  • You are also required to attend the all-day Campus Welcome event on Saturday, August 28 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Orientation session two

Friday, August 27 from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • If you are assigned to move in to your residence hall on Thursday, August 26, you are required to attend this Orientation session (Friday, August 27 from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.).
  • You are also required to attend the all-day Campus Welcome event on Saturday, August 28 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Step one: Complete Pre-Campus Academy

Pre-Campus Academy is an online course that you'll be required to take before you arrive on campus. The course will be available via Canvas, which is our online course management system. We will send an email invitation to your FLC email address when Pre-Campus Academy opens on August 2, 2021.

Step two: Attend the mandatory in-person Orientation program

Transfer Student Orientation will take place on Saturday, August 28.Transfer Orientation is intended for transfer students 21 years of age and old. If you are 21 or older you have been automatically registered for the Transfer Student Orientation program on Saturday. If you are under 21 years of age you have been automatically registered for the First-year Orientation program. 

Family members will need to register for one of the two Orientation sessions listed below based on their students assigned move-in date. 

Online Family Orientation registration has closed. Please register in person at the yellow Information Tent in front of the Student Union. The Information Tent will be open Wednesday, August 25 - Friday, August 27 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Pre-Campus Academy is a course that all new student are required to take prior to arriving to campus. Please feel free to take a look. 

Orientation session one

Thursday, August 26 from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • If your student is assigned to move in to their residence hall on Wednesday, August 25, you are invited to attend this Orientation session (Thursday, August 26 from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
  • Two family members per student are invited to attend the Orientation program.

Orientation session two

Friday, August 27 from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • If your student is assigned to move in to their residence hall on Thursday, August 26, you are invited to attend this Orientation session (Friday, August 27 from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.).
  • Two family members per student are invited to attend the Orientation program.

 

You will need to complete the Canvas Course which will open the second week in August.

An online dual enrollment student Orientation will be hosted on August, 26 at 4 p.m.

Join Orientation via Zoom

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Excited to start at FLC?

Orientation, and our pre-orientation programs like PEAK Experiences, are super fun ways to start out your journey at FLC. While you’re making plans for those parts, make sure you’re keeping an eye on some of the other important steps that set you up for a great first year at FLC.

New student checklist

Be sure to consult your checklist to stay on track to start your semester on solid ground. It covers things like registering for classes, signing up for housing and meal plans, getting your student ID, and more.

See the New Student checklist
Buy books online

Once you’re registered for classes, and you know what books you’ll need, you can buy or rent those books while you’re sitting in your pajamas eating cereal—no need to go in-person and wait in lines.

Get your books online
Student Housing

Sign for housing early and cross that task off your list. Find out about the variety of housing options we have on campus, and check out info about meal plans, too.

Go to Student Housing