Click here for the student orientation schedule.  Please note: this is a draft schedule and is subject to change.  A final printed orientation schedule will be provided when you arrive on campus.

Many of the sessions held during orientation are mandatory for students. Please plan to have a clear schedule starting on your move-in date through the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 18. Attendance is expected whenever possible. If you have concerns about attending orientation, please email StudentLife@sbc.edu.

Parents, families, and loved ones are invited to attend families orientation on Saturday, Aug. 14 and Sunday, Aug. 15.  All sessions are optional and we invite you to attend what you are able to, based on your travel needs.  Families orientation will end at 3:45 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 15.  Click here for the family orientation schedule.

Please note your check-in date and time below and make travel plans accordingly.  If you have any questions about orientation or check-in, please email StudentLife@sbc.edu.

Friday, August 13

New Presidential Scholars and Fall Athletes Arrive

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
New Student Check-In
Wailes Building
Florence Elston Inn and Conference Center

Saturday, August 14

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
New Student Check-In
Wailes Building
Florence Elston Inn and Conference Center

Please arrive at the Wailes Building for check-in no earlier than your assigned check-in time.  

This window of time is for check-in only (receiving keys and orientation packet).  Students will have until 3:00 p.m. to move into their rooms and unpack.

  • 8:30 a.m. – Students with confirmed reservations at the Florence Elston Inn for the evening of Friday, Aug. 13
  • 9:00 a.m. – Students with last names A-D
  • 9:30 a.m. – Students with last names E-K
  • 10:00 a.m. – Students with last names L-R
  • 10:30 a.m. – Students with last names S-Z

If you experience travel delays or otherwise need to arrive after your time, check-in will be open until 12:00 p.m.