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Welcome Week

Jan. 9-13

We are so excited to have you join us here at Liberty University!


Thursday, January 9
  • Dessert with the Deans — 7-9 p.m., Argo Tea area, Montview Student Union
Friday, January 10
  • New Student & Parent Session — 9-10 a.m., Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Concert Hall
  • New Student Convocation – 10:30-11:30 a.m., Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Concert Hall
  • Breakout Sessions — 12:45-2 p.m., Classrooms in DeMoss Hall
  • New Student Expo — 2-3:30 p.m., Jerry Falwell Library
Monday, January 13
  • Sunrise Worship Service — 7 a.m., Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Concert Hall
  • Transfer Mixer — 7-9 p.m., Montview Student Union Game Room

As part of welcoming you to our campus, there are many events scheduled to help you acclimate to life at Liberty. Our full schedule includes information about the Breakout Sessions, important office hours, and more!

Before Welcome Week, new students will have the opportunity to participate in an online orientation course using Blackboard. This course is an excellent resource in preparing for college.

Check your email for important information and updates.

International Student Orientation

Wednesday, Jan. 8

International Student Arrivals

Plan to arrive by Wednesday, August 14, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the International Student Center (DeMoss Hall, Room 2232) to receive your welcome information and orientation schedule. Additionally, student ambassadors will assist you as you move into your on-campus housing.

  • Breakfast will be served at the International Student Center, 8-10 a.m.
  • Wells Fargo, BB&T, and Bank of America will be available on campus to assist students with setting up a bank account.
  • Lunch will be served at the International Student Center, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Trip to Walmart: Meet at the International Student Center, 1-4 p.m.
  • Welcome Dinner: Montview Alumni Ballroom, Grand Lobby, 5:30 p.m.


Thursday, Jan. 9

All new and transfer Orientation (Mandatory)
DeMoss Hall, Grand Lobby, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Bring all travel documents, including:
    • Passport
    • I-20
    • I-94 received at port of entry
  • Light breakfast and lunch will be provided
  • Campus tours, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
  • International Parents Session, 11:00 a.m.-Noon, DeMoss Hall, Room 1332

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