We are eager to welcome you to campus!


Wednesday, August 29
Orientation for new incoming students will begin at 9:00 AM with worship.

9:00 – Welcome and Worship with President Timothy Brown
9:45 – Coffee/Prayer Time in the Atrium (new students will have photo IDs taken)
10:30 – Orientation to Chapel
11:00 – Introduction to the M.Div. Curriculum
11:30 – EdTech Team Introduction
11:40 – Introduction to Formation for Ministry Process and Peer Groups
12:00 – Lunch with Peer Group Facilitators
12:15 – Lunch—ThM students—with their advisors
1:30-5:00 – Psychological Testing
6:00 Dinner at the home of President Tim and Nancy Brown

Thursday, August 30
Orientation for ALL students begins at 8:30 AM in the Commons with breakfast.

8:30 – Dean’s Breakfast for all new and returning students
9:40 – Worship in Mulder Chapel
10:15 – Coffee/Prayer Time in the Atrium
10:30 – Juniors—Meet the Student Council
Middlers & Seniors—Chapel Check-in
11:00 – View of Our Life Together at WTS with President Timothy Brown (Mulder Chapel)
12:00-2:00 — Advisors and students meet in Atrium to receive West Coast Cash and go to lunch.
2:00 – Sessions
Juniors—People you should get to know around the seminary
Middlers—Intercultural Immersion
Seniors—Career Services
3:00 – NEW BUILDING TOUR—David Becker and Norm Donkersloot will lead tours of the new building.
3:00-4:00 – Dual Trackers meet with Glenn Swier
MAs meet with David Komline
5:30-7:00 – “All Seminary Picnic” by the Redbrick Townhouses—13th Street Parking Lot

Questions? Contact Beth Smith at 616.392.8555, x131.