New Student Orientation

Join us for Truett's New Student Orientation August 20-21. This is a great time for community connection, socializing, and a chance to make the most out of your seminary experience.

*All new students are required to attend orientation sessions. Friday is optional for commuter students and Baylor students. If you have a laptop, please bring it Friday.

UPDATE (July 21, 2020): We are prayerfully preparing for your arrival to Truett Seminary for New Student Orientation on Thursday, August 20th. The schedule below has been adjusted in order to comply with COVID-19 regulations and to ensure the safety and social distancing of all. Please note that you will be required to wear masks and social distance throughout Orientation. We will have complimentary masks on site, if needed. If you feel ill or exhibit any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not come to Orientation and email to let us know.

We will host a condensed version of Orientation virtually on Friday, August 21st for those who are considered high risk or are taking classes completely online. If you need to participate in the Virtual Orientation on Friday, please email Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions (254-710-6072). We look forward to seeing you at Truett on Thursday, August 20th!


9:00am Registration in the Great Hall
9:30am Worship and Devotion in the Chapel
10:00am Truett Seminary: Who are We?
10:15am Break (Groups Move to Presentation Rooms)
Groups 1-3 (Room 107) | Groups 4-6 (Great Hall) | Groups 7-9 (Room 309)
10:30am Breakout Session 1
11:00am Break
11:15am Breakout Session 2
11:45am Lunch with Orientation Groups
1:00pm Breakout Session 3
1:30pm Break
1:45pm Breakout Session 4
2:40pm Break (Move to the Chapel)
2:45pm Orientation Group Time
4:00pm Dismiss


(Optional for commuters and Baylor students. Bring a laptop if you have one.)
8:30am Welcome and Breakfast in the Great Hall
8:45am Worship in the Great Hall
9:00am Library Tour and Campus Tour
10:00am Break (Return to the Great Hall)
10:15am Resources and Training: Airbear/Canvas/Pawprints/Bearweb*

*You will need your email login (Bear ID and Password) during this session
12:00pm Lunch on Your Own


Parking is available in the parking garage next door to Truett Seminary. New students will be able to park in the parking garage during Orientation. It is important to note that a parking permit is required once classes begin.

If you have any questions, please call Maggie in the Truett Student Services office at 254-710-6071 or 1-800-BAYLOR-U, option 5.