New Student Orientation

Join us for Truett's New Student Orientation August 17th-18th. 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. If you have a laptop please bring it Friday. Your spouse and/or children are invited to attend dinner in a faculty home on Thursday evening.


8:30am Registration in the Narthex and Breakfast in the Great Hall
9:30am Worship and Devotion
10am Break (Move to Room 107)
10:15am Academic Life: Jo Ann Sharkey Reinowski
10:45am Break
11am Financial Wellness: Shannon Crow
11:30am Office of Ministry Connections: Dr. Matt Homeyer
12pm Lunch in the Great Hall - Welcome & Faculty Introductions
Break (Move to 107)
1:30pm Financial Aid & Student Services: Dr. Grear Howard
2pm Break
2:15pm Spiritual Formation: Dr. Angela Reed
3pm Break (Move to Great Hall)
3:15pm Ministry and Community Life: Jimmy Dorrell
3:30pm Orientation Group Time
4pm "A Closer Look": Students will visit ministries and non-profits in the Waco area to learn about how they serve the community.
6:30pm Dinner in Faculty Homes


Optional for commuter students. Bring laptops if you have one.
8:30am Welcome and Breakfast: Room 107
8:45am Worship
9am Resources and Training: Airbear/Canvas/Pawprints/Bearweb
9:30am Break
9:45am Library Tour and Campus Tour
12pm Lunch on Your Own
Student IDs & Parking Pass - Speight Parking Garage


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.