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Summer Orientation

Friday, June 23, 2023

Friday, June 23, 9 am - 3:30 pm

We’re excited to welcome you into the Taylor community! To prepare you for the transition to college life, you’re invited to spend a day on campus that will help get you ready for fall semester.

At Summer Orientation you will be able to:

  • Finalize your class schedule
  • See your residence hall room and possibly meet your roommate
  • Connect with professors from your academic interest areas
  • Take any necessary placement testing
  • Learn more about student life, ministry organizations, and other campus opportunities
  • Collect information from local hotels, banks, and Taylor student organizations

Summer Orientation FAQs

If we have to spend the night locally, where can we stay?

Three local hotels are only 10 minutes from campus. Please feel free to call the hotels below to reserve a room.

What should I wear?

Casual attire is appropriate for the day.

What should I bring with me?

If you have questions about paperwork or information you have received, please bring this with you so that we can best be of assistance to you.

If you are interested in an on-campus job, you’ll be able to complete the necessary Employment Eligibility Verification paperwork during Summer Orientation. A variety of specific original unexpired documents are necessary for this verification. Four common options are listed here.

  • valid U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card
  • valid driver's license (or ID card) with photograph AND original social security card
  • valid driver's license (or ID card) with photograph AND original birth certificate
  • valid driver's license (or ID card) with photograph AND certified copy of birth certificate

View the complete list of acceptable documents here.

Is lunch provided?

Yes! Lunch will be provided for everyone attending Summer Orientation.

What if I’m unable to attend?

That's okay! Summer Orientation is not mandatory. If you cannot make it, email your Admissions Counselor. You will be mailed the necessary information (such as class registration and your housing information) after Summer Orientation.

Who do I contact if I have additional questions?

Email admissions@taylor.edu and we’ll help you out!