Orientation

Get ready for Orientation at Anderson University! We look forward to having you with us and know our campus will never be the same because of the impact you are going to leave! Let us help your transition to the AU campus and community go smoothly!

Spring orientation is Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.

 

Schedule

Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019

12 p.m. Move into Residence Halls (optional – meals not provided)

Monday, Jan. 14, 2019

8 a.m. Move into Residence Halls 
9:30 a.m. Check-in & Continental Breakfast, Kane Dining Room, Olt Student Center 
10 a.m. Welcome, Andrew Lehr, Director of Student Success
10:05 a.m. Devotional, Tamara Shelton, Campus Pastor
10:15 a.m. Department of Student Life Overview, Dr. Chris Confer, Asst Provost & Dean of Students
10:30 a.m. Welcome to Campus Panel
11:25 a.m. Break 
11:35 a.m. Academics Overview, Dr. Marie Morris, Provost 
12 p.m. Lunch with AU staff & students, Marketplace
1 p.m. AccessAU and You: Technology at AU 
1:30 p.m. Campus Tour – Students (ID, Parking Permit, Encode Meal Plans)
1:30 p.m. Campus Tour – Family Members
2:45 p.m. Visit Student Financial Services (optional) 
2:45 p.m. Free Time 
5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner with the Dean, Home of Dr. and Mrs. Chris Confer
(meet in Fine Arts parking lot – Lot 14 on campus map)

*Family members are welcome at all sessions during the day on Monday
*All morning sessions on Monday are in Kane Dining Room, Olt Student Center

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019

10 a.m. Academic Planning, Crysti Luna, Director of Educational Support Services, Hartung Hall, Room 101 
10:30 a.m. Placement tests for Math and/or Foreign Language, Decker Hall, Room 347*
11:30 a.m. Lunch, Raven’s Haven, Olt Student Center 
1-3 p.m. Class Registration, Nicholson Library

*Transfer students may be waived from taking tests depending on what courses they have already taken, but all students should plan on being involved in this session.

Mail and Banking

Your address at Anderson University will be:

YOUR NAME
1100 E. Fifth St.
Anderson, IN 46012

Your mailbox number and combination are available on AccessAU. After logging in, go to the “Records” tab and select “Campus Mailbox” from the left-hand menu. Mailboxes are located in the bottom of Decker Hall.

The cashier window in the mail center will cash checks made payable to students, or from personal accounts up to $100 per day. Student ID cards must be shown for this service. The cashier will also accept and post payments to student accounts for tuition, fees, fines, or rent. Credit/debit cards are only accepted for purchases of mailing supplies and postage. The cashier will also accept deposits, make change, sell postage stamps and money orders, and give refunds for vending machines.

We invite you to search for local banks near campus.

Parking and Regulations

All students who park a vehicle on campus or on public streets within campus jurisdiction are required to register the vehicle with Police/Security Services and comply with the AU parking policy. The campus map provides a map of parking lots and parking regulations.

Students may pre-register their vehicles by filling out and returning the parking permit application online. Your parking permit can also be purchased at Police/Security in the basement of Hardacre Hall  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Permits will not be sold during the weekend. Please plan to purchase your permit prior to August 27.

Registering your bicycle is also required. Bicycle registration forms are available in the office of Police/Security Services in Hardacre Hall.

Human Resources

Anderson University offers part-time jobs to enrolled students. These jobs are often related to students’ academic or professional interests. Working allows a student to earn money for college expenses, establish a work record, develop useful professional skills, and provide an opportunity for interaction with faculty, staff, and fellow students. Learn how to search and apply for student employment.

Parent Orientation
Technology

While a student at Anderson University you are going to utilize several different websites for academic purposes as well as personal communication.  Take some time right now to begin to familiarize yourself with each of the links below.

  • ITS
    Visit the ITS helpdesk for assistance in setting up or maintaining your devices or software.
  • AccessAU
    Access your student account records, log on to your academic information, and schedule for classes.
  • RavenMail
    Communicate with those on campus and off campus through your personal email account on Raven Mail.