Students begin to arrive August 16 for FYP, then PRE and Orientation

PRE hike

Following summers working, traveling, or interning in locations from Tennessee, Atlanta, and Montana, to Switzerland, Mongolia, and Uganda, returning Sewanee students will arrive back on campus late this month.

They will be preceded by first-year students who will arrive for Finding Your Place (August 16), PRE (August 23), and Orientation (August 26). Classes will begin August 30.

Finding Your Place allows new students to discover and become connected to Sewanee and the larger community, and to begin developing strong relationships with classmates, student mentors, and professors. Participants will enjoy plenary sessions, smaller individual sections, and numerous field trips ranging from campus locations to Beersheba, Buggytop, museums, and Nashville’s Hindu temple.

PRE-Orientation offers more than 200 incoming students the opportunity to familiarize themselves with Sewanee’s 13,000-acre Domain through activities such as rock climbing, crawling through winding passages in Walker Springs Cave, or building a house with Sewanee Outreach.

Orientation for all new students in the College runs from August 26-29.