In the first FYT lab, #FAIL, freshmen learned to accept that they will make mistakes.  Photo by Anna Erickson

Orientation leaders spearhead new college adaptation program for first-year students

What if I do not like my roommate? How hard are classes going to be? What should I major in? These are some potential thoughts running through the heads of […]


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  • Orientation: What does it really do?

    Orientation: What does it really do?

    Before Concordia freshmen enter their first classes and their college years beyond, they must undergo three activity-packed days of orientation. Though many students feel orientation properly introduced them to Concordia, […]

  • First year students volunteered around the Fargo-Moorhead are Aug. 26 for Hands for Change. The even has been part of new student orientation for twenty years. Submitted photo.

    Hands for Change sends 730 students to serve

    On August 26, roughly 730 students, 80 Orientation Leaders, and 40 faculty members headed out into the Fargo Moorhead area to participate in the Hands for Change event. This year […]

  • New Assessment Methods

    Each year, incoming freshmen take one of several exams to assess different aspects of their experiences coming into college. For upperclassmen, these assessments took place during freshmen orientation. However, this […]