New Student Orientation for Spring 2022

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 viaCanvas, which is our online course management system. We will send an email invitation to yourFLC email address when Pre-Campus Academy opens on December 1, 2021.

Step two: Attend the mandatory in-person Orientation program

Friday, January 21

  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Check-in, Location: 118 Skyhawk Station
  • 5:30 p.m. – All Campus Welcome Dinner in the Student Union Ballroom
  • 7 p.m. – Progressive Desserts in the campus engagement centers

Saturday, January 22 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • 9 a.m. – Morning Welcome with keynote speaker
  • 10 a.m. – Prepare for Take-Off
  • 10:45 a.m. – Strengths Finder
  • 11:30 a.m. – Student Services Fair
  • 12 noon – Lunch
  • 1 p.m. – Student Success
  • 1:50 p.m. – 1st Amendment
  • 2:35 p.m. – Break
  • 2:45 p.m. – Campus Safety Panel
  • 3:30 p.m. – Strengths workshop and evaluation
  • 5:30 p.m. – Dinner
  • 6:30 p.m. – Social programming

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 December 1, 2021.

Step two: Attend the mandatory in-person Orientation program

Friday, January 21

  • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Check-in, Location: 118 Skyhawk Station
  • 5:30 p.m. – All Campus Welcome Dinner in the Student Union Ballroom
  • 7 p.m. – Progressive Desserts in campus engagement centers

Saturday, January 22 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • 9 a.m. – Morning Welcome with Keynote Speaker
  • 10 a.m. – Prepare for Take-Off
  • 10:45 a.m. – Strengths Finder
  • 11:30 a.m. – Student Services Fair
  • 12 noon – Lunch
  • 1 p.m. – Student Success
  • 1:50 p.m. – 1st Amendment
  • 2:35 p.m. – Break
  • 2:45 p.m. – Campus Safety Panel  
  • 3:30 p.m. – Strengths Workshop and Evaluation
  • 5:30 p.m. – Dinner
  • 6:30 p.m. – Social Programming

Two family members who are symptom free and fully masked while indoors are invited to attend the in-person programming for our Spring Orientation program on Saturday, January 15, 2022. Registration will take place in the Student Union at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2022.

Pre-Campus Academy is a course that all new students are required to take prior to arriving to campus. 

Join us for Dinner on Friday, January 21

  • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Check-in, Location: 118 Skyhawk Station
  • 5:30 p.m. – All Campus Welcome Dinner

Saturday, January 22 from 9: a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • 9 a.m. – Morning Welcome with keynote speaker
  • 10 a.m. – Families as Partners
  • 10:45 a.m. – Student Panel
  • 11:30 a.m. – Student Services Fair
  • 12 noon – Lunch
  • 1 p.m. – Student Success
  • 1:50 p.m. – 1st Amendment
  • 2:35 p.m. – Break
  • 2:45 p.m. – Campus Safety Panel
  • 3:30 p.m. – Final Q and A

The online dual enrollment student Orientation will be hosted on January 20, 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.

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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.

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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.

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