Orientation

Orientation Welcome Week

Tuesday, July 28 - Saturday, August 1, 2015

The following schedule is meant for incoming students to plan accordingly; it is subject to change prior to the week of Orientation. 

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CMHS - Center for Medical and Health Sciences
306 Liberty View Lane, Lynchburg, Va. 24502

TRBC - Thomas Road Baptist Church 
1 Mountain View Road, Lynchburg, Va. 24502

The CMHS features 2 Auditoriums on the 1st floor.
  Auditorium Red is #1025.
  Auditorium Blue is #1014.

Tuesday, July 28

 
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
(Muffins, coffee, etc.)
CMHS
2nd floor lobby

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Auditorium Blue

10:00 a.m.          

SGA Presentation
 

Auditorium Blue
10:15 a.m. COMPASS Presentation
Timothy Leonard, M.D., Ph.D.
 
Auditorium Blue
10:45 a.m. Flames Pass distribution & 
Individual Student Portraits
Auditorium Red

12:00 p.m.

Lunch with LUCOM Faculty

OMM Lab (4th floor)

1:45 p.m.

Introduction to Cadaveric Anatomy
R. James Swanson, Ph.D.

Anatomy Lab (4th floor)

3:00 p.m.

Afternoon Session:
Tutoring and Academic Assistance

Auditorium Blue 

3:30 p.m.

Afternoon Session #2:
Study Skills

Auditorium Blue 

7:00 p.m.

Ice Cream Social (Class of 2019)

Campus East, Volleyball Courts




Orientation to Anatomy Lab

Wednesday, July 29

 
8:00 a.m. Session #1: The Medical Library Auditorium Blue

8:20 a.m.

Session #2: Professionalism and Ethics
Ronnie Martin, D.O.

Auditorium Blue

9:10 a.m.

Session #4: Curriculum & Testing

Auditorium Blue

10:00 a.m.

LUCOM Convocation
Led by Student Doctors (Class of 2018)

Auditorium Blue

10:50 a.m.

Session #5: Academic Assignments
Timothy Leonard, M.D., Ph.D.

Auditorium Blue

11:00 a.m.

Session #6: Student Health and Counseling Services
Linda Mintle, Ph.D.

Auditorium Blue

11:30 a.m.

LUPD Presentation: Campus and Community

Auditorium Blue

11:50 a.m.

Introduction to the Center for Standardized Patients
and Simulation
(SIM Lab)

Auditorium Blue

12:30 p.m.

Lunch with LUCOM Faculty

OMM Lab (4th floor)

2:00 p.m.

Afternoon Session:
Computer, Polo, and White Coat distribution

Auditorium Blue



Orientation Class Picture

Thursday, July 30

 
8:00 a.m. Academic Class Picture in Polo Shirts
All students, faculty, & staff asked to wear
LUCOM Polo (slacks for men, skirt for women)
TBD

8:30 a.m.

Session #1: The Office of Student Services

Auditorium Blue

9:20 a.m.

Session #2: The Office of Financial Aid

Auditorium Blue

10:00 a.m.

Session #3: The Office of Student Accounts

Auditorium Blue

10:15 a.m.

Session #4:  Registrar Presentation

Auditorium Blue

10:40 a.m.

Session #5: Class of 2019 Service Project
Instructions by Troy Burnett

Auditorium Blue

11:00 a.m.

Session #6: Introduction to ExamSoft, Canvas,
Lecture Capture, & Clickers

Auditorium Blue

12:00 p.m.

Pizza Lunch

TBD

1:00 p.m.

Family Orientation, sponsored by LUCOM-SAA
(student spouses invited)

TBD

1:00 p.m.

Class of 2019 Team Building Exercise/
LU Scavenger Hunt

LU/LUCOM

3:00 p.m.

Family Picnic host by LUCOM Faculty & Staff
Students, along with invited families and friends,
are welcome to attend

Williams Stadium



Orientation Service Day

Friday, July 31

 
8:00 a.m. Session #1: HIPAA Auditorium Blue
9:00 a.m. Session #2: Blood Born Pathogens Auditorium Blue
10:00 a.m. Class of 2019 Service Project TBD
12:00 p.m. Pizza Lunch TBD
1:00 p.m. Class of 2019 Service Project continues TBD
3:00 p.m. White Coat Ceremony Rehearsal
Instructions by Christopher Breedlove
TRBC Sanctuary


 

White Coat Ceremony

Saturday, August 1

 
8:00 a.m.                   Individual Portraits of Students in White Coat
Students should arrive in dark professional/
business attire with white coat. 
See additional info.
 
TRBC Main St.
10:00 a.m. White Coat Ceremony TRBC Sanctuary

11:30 a.m.

White Coat Ceremony Class Photo

TRBC Sanctuary

1:00 p.m.                             


 

Open House
Family, friends, and guests are welcome to view the Center for Medical and Health Sciences

CMHS

 

 

Sunday, August 2

 
11:00 a.m.

 
Thomas Road Baptist Church - Morning Service
Inaugural class is invited to attend service as a group.
Class will be recognized during ceremony.
Please plan to arrive no later than 10:30 a.m.       
TRBC/Sanctuary