January FOCUS:

The January FOCUS program is one day long for all domestic and international undergraduate first-year students, transfer students.

The day begins with check-in. Check-in times vary based on student type and who needs to complete placement exams. International students check in at 8:30 a.m., followed by domestic students later in the morning. See the schedules below for more details. The day ends with dinner at 5 p.m.

International Undergraduate Student Schedule

Domestic First-Year Student Schedule

Domestic Transfer Student Schedule

Returning Student Schedule



June Schedules:

The June FOCUS program is one and a half days long for first-year students and parents; one day for transfer students. The links below show detailed schedules from June 2015. The schedule for 2016 will be similar.

First-Year Students

Transfer Students


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Student Affairs
New Student Orientation
Harre Union, Suite 250
(+1)   219.464.5413

Linda Redelman
Administrative Assistant

Bonnie Dahlke Goebbert
Assistant Dean of Students
First-Year Students and Commuter Programs