Orientation

Orientation Welcome Week

Tuesday-Saturday, July 26-30, 2016

Incoming student-doctors are required to attend orientation. 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, and meet current student-doctors, their families, and faculty.

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

Tuesday, July 26

7:45-8:30 a.m.   Continental Breakfast   CMHS Main Street
8:45-9:50 a.m.   Opening Comments from Dr. Martin   CMHS Red
9:50-10 a.m.   Welcome from LUCOM-SGA   " " " "
10-10:30 a.m.   What is the COMPASS Program?   " " " "
10:30-10:45 a.m.     Center for Research presentation   " " " "
10:45 a.m.-noon   Flames Pass and Class Portraits   " " " "
Noon-1:45 p.m.   Lunch with LUCOM Faculty   OMM Lab #1 (Floor 4)
1:45-2:50 p.m.   Introduction to the Anatomy Lab   Anatomy Lab (Floor 4)
2:50-3:20 p.m.   Distribute Class Polo and White Coat   CMHS Blue
7-9 p.m.   Student-Doctor led class social   East Campus

Wednesday, July 27

8-8:35 a.m.   Presentation: Professionalism and Ethics   CMHS Blue
8:35-9:10 a.m.   Presentation: Study Skills & Tutoring   " " " "
9:10-9:50 a.m.   Student Health and Counseling Services   " " " "
10-10:50 a.m.   LUCOM Convocation   CMHS Blue
10:50-11:10 a.m.     Presentation: Curriculum and Testing   " " " "
11:10-11:20 a.m.   Presentation: Academic Assignments   " " " "
11:20 a.m.-noon   Presentation: SIM Lab   " " " "
Noon-1:45 p.m.   Lunch with LUCOM Faculty feat. Med. Outreach   OMM 1 (Floor 4)
1:45-3:20 p.m.   Computer Distribution and Setup   CMHS Blue
3:20-4:10 p.m.   Office of Medical Education Presentation    " " " "

Thursday, July 28

8-8:30 a.m.   LUCOM Class of 2020 Photo   CMHS Patio
8:45-9:45 a.m.   Student Services, SGA, and Pro. Organizations   CMHS Red
10-10:30 a.m.   Panel: Fin. Aid, Library, Registrar, Student Accounts   CMHS Red
10:30-11 a.m.   Overview of Service Day   " " " "
11-11:15 a.m.   LaHaye Center   " " " "
11:15 a.m.-noon    Campus and Community Safety   " " " "
Noon-1 p.m.   Pizza Lunch   OMM Lab 1
1-3 p.m.   SAA Social   TBD
1-3 p.m.   Scavenger Hunt   LU Campus
3-7 p.m.   Family Picnic   LU Campus

Friday, July 29

8-9 a.m.   Presentation: HIPAA   CMHS Red
9-9:50 a.m.   Presentation: Blood Born Pathogens   " " " "
10 a.m.-noon   Service Day   LU Campus
Noon-1 p.m.   Lunch with Community Youth   " " " "
1-3 p.m.   Service Day continues   " " " "
3-4 p.m.   White Coat Ceremony Rehearsal   Old TRBC
4:30-4:45 p.m.   Question and Answers   " " " "

Saturday, July 30 - White Coat Ceremony

The White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2020 will be held at the old Thomas Road Baptist Church. All incoming student-doctors are required to be familiar with the information and schedule below.

Address: 701 Thomas Road, Lynchburg, VA. 24502
White Coat portraits: 8-9:30 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.