First Year Orientation

Sunday, August 18 – Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Sign Up for Orientation


We are excited to welcome you to campus! Orientation is how we jumpstart friendships, academic success, and your overall college journey at Edgewood College. Don’t forget to RSVP by clicking the Sign Up button above. 

Edgewood College has gone mobile with the Orientation 2019 schedule! Download the First Flight 2019 Guidebook. Use this Guidebook to preview Orientation, find resources on campus, and checkout upcoming events happening in the first 6 weeks of classes. You can also check out the schedule below for the most up-to-date information and events happening during Welcome Week. See you August 18th!

Orientation & Welcome Week Events


Sunday, August 18, 2019

Required EventsTimeEvent
x12:00-2:00 pmNew Student Move-In
 12:00-2:45 pmWelcome Resource Tables
x1:00-2:45 pmOrientation Check-In
x  for commuters3:00-4:30 pmCommuter Life 101
 3:00-4:30 pmEagle Families Reception
x4:30 pmEagle Family Photo and Class Photo
x4:45-6:45 pmOrientation Group Meetings and Dinner Rotation
x  for residents7:00-8:00 pmFloor Meetings
 7:00-10:00 pmEddy's Game Night
 9:00 pmEagle's Landing Welcome Party


Monday, August 19, 2019

Required EventsTimeEvent
 7:00-9:00 amBreakfast on Your Own
x9:15 amGroup Meet-Up
x9:30-10:20 amBreakout Session 1
x10:30-11:20 amBreakout Session 2
 11:30 am -1:30 pmLunch
 1:45 pmGroup Meet-Up
x2:00-2:50 pmBreakout Session 3
x3:00-3:50 pmBreakout Session 4
x4:00-4:50 pmBreakout Session 5
 5:00-6:45 pmDinner
x7:00-8:30 pmPlayfair
 9:00 pmOutdoor Movie: Booksmart


Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Required EventsTimeEvent
 7:00-9:00 amBreakfast
x9:15 amGroup Meet-Up
x9:30-10:20 amBreakout Session 1
x10:30-11:20 amBreakout Session 2
x11:30-12:15Final OLT Meeting
x12:30 pmConvocation
 1:30 pmExtended Orientation Events Begin
  Find Your Classes
  Mounds Tours
  Honors Orientation
  Bonners Leaders Program Orientation
 6:00-10:00 pmShopping Shuttle: Hilldale


Students sitting outdoors in front of the Library.



Edgewood College is conveniently located on a beautiful lakefront campus, just minutes from downtown Madison.