Orientation

Orientation Welcome Week

Tuesday-Saturday, July 25-29, 2017

All new incoming student-doctors are required to attend orientation.
Repeating student-doctors are optional, though attendance is encouraged.

The schedule below is subject to change.

During Orientation Welcome Week, new student-doctors will receive a thorough overview of their next four years at Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM). Throughout the week, student-doctors will learn about the Center for Medical and Health Sciences and available resources, the curriculum, meet current student-doctors, their families, and faculty.

Common questions/answers can be found on the Orientation Information page.

Tuesday, July 25

8:15-9 a.m.   Coffee/Water/Tea  CMHS Main Street
9:10-10 a.m.   Opening Comments from Dr. Bell  CMHS Blue
10-10:10 a.m.   Welcome from LUCOM-SGA   " " " "
10:15-10:45 a.m.   Presentation: COMPASS Program   " " " "
10:45-11 a.m.     Presentation: Center for Research   " " " "
11 a.m.-noon   Flames Pass and Class Portraits  Sim Lab
Noon-1 p.m.   Lunch with LUCOM Faculty  OMM 1 (Floor 4)
1-1:45 p.m.   Medical Equipment Overview  OMM 1 (Floor 4)
1:50-3 p.m.   Distribute Class Polo and White Coat  CMHS Main St.
7-9 p.m.   Student-Doctor led class social  TBD

Wednesday, July 26

 8-8:35 a.m.  Presentation: Professionalism and Ethics  CMHS Blue
 8:35-9 a.m.  Presentation: Curriculum and Testing  CMHS Blue
 9:15-10 a.m.  LUCOM Convocation  CMHS Red
 10-10:45 a.m.  Campus and Community Safety  CMHS Blue
 10:45-11:40 a.m.    Presentation: Student Health and Counseling  " " " "
 11:45 a.m.-1:15p.m.  Lunch with LUCOM Compass Groups  OMM 1 (Floor 4)
 1:15-1:45 p.m.  Introduction to the Anatomy Lab  Anatomy Lab (Floor 4)
 1:45-3 p.m.  Computer Distribution and Setup  CMHS Blue
 3-3:50 p.m.  Office of Medical Education Presentation   " " " "

Thursday, July 27

 8-8:30 a.m.  LUCOM Class of 2021 Photo  CMHS Patio
 8:40-9:10 a.m.  Panel: Student Services  CMHS Blue
 9:10-9:50 a.m.  Panel: Administrative Services  " " " "
 10-11 a.m.  Panel: Studying, Tutoring, Academic Assistance  " " " "
 11-11:30 a.m.  Service Day Overview  " " " "
 11:30 a.m.-12:30p.m.  Break   -
 12:30-2:30 p.m.  Family Picnic  CMHS Parking Lot
 2:30-3:40 p.m.  SAA Social  CMHS Red
 2:30-3:40 p.m.  Scavenger Hunt  LU Campus

Friday, July 28

 8-9 a.m.  Presentation: HIPAA  CMHS Blue
 9-9:50 a.m.  Presentation: Blood Born Pathogens  " " " "
 10 a.m.-noon  Service Day  Liberty Mountain Intramural Complex
 Noon-1 p.m.  Lunch with Community Youth  " " " "
 1-3 p.m.  Service Day  " " " "
 3-4:30 p.m.  White Coat Ceremony Rehearsal TBD

Saturday, July 29 - White Coat Ceremony

The location for this year's White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2021 will soon be determined. Attendance is required for all new incoming student-doctors. 

Address: to be determined
White Coat portraits: 8-10 a.m., professional dress with white coat
Ceremony: 10 a.m.

The Center for Medical and Health Sciences will be open from 1-3 p.m., following the ceremony for family tours.

Questions/Concerns

Please submit Orientation and White Coat Ceremony questions via email.