What to Expect at The MANE Event

Participation in ALL MANE Event New Student Orientation activities is expected and required in order for students to register for courses.  Additionally, the designated times of activities cannot be adjusted.  Students should Mane Event logoplan to be on campus until 5:00pm. Parents are invited and welcome to attend The MANE Event. We provide parents and guest with a separate full agenda for the day with plenty of time for questions.

To view what to expect at the parent and guest sessions visit this page.


8:00 am-8:30 am

Check in on the first floor of the Smith Pendergraft Campus Center


8:30 am-8:50 am

Welcome and overview of the day.


8:50 am-9:15 am

Pride Time-Meet with the Orientation Leaders and guests. Parents will begin their sessions at this time.


9:15 am – 9:45 am

Title IX Session


9:45 am – 11:00 am

Lion Conference Sessions


11:00 am – 11:20  am

Mental Health Resources


11:15 am

College meetings

11:30 am

Involvement Fair Opens



Lunch and Meet your Pride



Meet your Pride


1:00 pm

One-on-one advising appointments in the ROAR


1:00 pm-4:00pm

Campus Tours and Student Workshops begin.