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Move-In & Orientation

Orientation for new students in Fall 2021 begins on August 25. Move-in for returning students is on August 29. Fall 2021 classes begin on August 30.

Students and those helping for move-in will be tested for COVID-19 prior to gaining access to the residence halls.

Contact reslife@antiochcollege.edu with questions.

Orientation Schedule

Wednesday, August 25

9 AM – Noon
Nurse; first stop
McGregor 118

9:30 AM – 3:30 PM / Concurrent Events
South Gym

  • Welcome Packet
  • Residence Life (keys)
  • Academic Affairs (packet)
  • Financial Aid, Billing & Insurance
  • ID Card (photo will be taken)
  • IT (email, etc.)

Noon – 2 PM
Lunch
South Gym (pick-up food); eat in various locations

4 – 5 PM
Family/Parent Session
South Gym

5 – 7 PM
Free Time

5:30 – 6:30 PM
Dinner (students only)
Birch Kitchen (pick-up food); eat in various locations

7 – 8 PM
Residence Life Policies
Residence Halls

8 – 10 PM
Ice Cream Social / Hall Decorations / Crafting
Location TBD

Thursday, August 26

8 – 8:45 AM
Breakfast
Birch Kitchen (pick-up food); eat in various locations

9 – 11 AM
Placement Testing – Math
See individual schedule

11 AM – Noon
Academic Requirements & Advising
South Gym

Noon – 1 PM
Lunch
Birch Kitchen (pick-up food); eat in various locations

1 – 3 PM
Placement Testing – Writing
See individual schedule

3 – 4 PM
Co-op, Antioch Works
South Gym

4 – 6 PM
Placement Testing – Language
See individual schedule

5:30 – 7 PM
Dinner
Birch Kitchen (pick-up food); eat in various locations

7 – 8 PM
Antiochiana Storytelling + Popcorn
OKL (Olive Kettering Library)

8 – 10 PM
Hide & Seek
ASB (Art & Science Building)

Friday, August 27

8 – 8:45 AM
Breakfast
Birch Kitchen (pick-up food); eat in various locations

9 – 9:30 AM
Opening Remarks
South Gym

9:30 – 10 AM
IT Training
South Gym

10 – 11 AM
FERPA, Honor Code, & Academic Honesty\
South Gym

11 – 11:30 AM
Let’s Get Moving!
Tennis Courts

11:30 AM – 1 PM
Lunch
Birch Kitchen (pick-up food); eat in various locations

1:30 – 3 PM
Diversity, Antioch Style
South Gym

3 – 3:30 PM
Break

3:30 – 4:30 PM
Health/Wellness & Facilities/Safety
South Gym

4:30 – 5 PM
Community Governance & ComCil Overview
South Gym

5:15 – 7 PM
THRIVE “Social Fabric” Activity (concurrent w/ dinner; passive)
Birch Kitchen

5:30 – 7 PM
Dinner
Birch Kitchen (pick-up food); eat in various locations

7 – 9 PM
Free Time

9 – 10 PM
Antioch Initiation
Weston Firepit

Saturday, August 28

8 – 8:45 AM
Breakfast
Birch Kitchen (pick-up food); eat in various locations

9 AM – Noon
Advisor Meetings
In person or via Google Meet

9:30 AM – 1 PM
Class Registration
OKL (Olive Kettering Library)

Noon – 1 PM
Lunch
Birch Kitchen (pick-up food); eat in various locations

1:30 – 2:30 PM
Class Photo
Steps of Main Building (east/Main Lawn side)

3 – 5 PM
Campus Tours
Various Locations

5:30 – 7 PM
Dinner
Birch Kitchen (pick-up food); eat in various locations

7 – 9 PM
Free Time

9 – 11 PM
Karaoke
Foundry Theater

Sunday, August 29

10 – 11 AM
Yoga on the Lawn
Main Lawn

11 AM – 1 PM
Brunch
Birch Kitchen (pick-up food); eat in various locations

1 – 3 PM
Blacks in Yellow Springs Tour with the 365 Project
Meet steps of Main Building (east/Main Lawn side)

4 – 5 PM
Farm Tour
Antioch Farm

5:30 – 7 PM
Dinner
Birch Kitchen (pick-up food); eat in various locations

7 – 9 PM
Dusk Hike in The Glen
Glen Helen

Monday, August 30
First Day of Classes
Refer to your individual class schedule
Tuesday, August 31

2:30 – 3:30 PM
Community Meeting
Check email for details

3:30 – 5:30 PM
Antioch College Works Job Fair
Check email for details