Purpose of Orientation
Orientation is the time when we introduce and welcome you to ITC. It's the time when you will make your first friends and begin to settle into your new home for the next three or four years.
There are three specific goals we hope to fulfill during this first week.
First, to ease personal, social, and emotional transition and adjustment to ITC.
  • Help moving in on arrival day
  • Time for ID cards to be made
  • Introduction to the library
  • Small group assignments
  • Time with resident students
  • Larger group activities
  • Bible studies, prayer, and praise times
Second, to help students begin to define their educational purpose at ITC.
  • Christian Mind classes
  • Math placement test
  • Language proficiency test
Third, to provide a balanced introduction to opportunities and expectations at ITC.
  • Student employment introduction
  • Review of college policies
  • Review of residence hall policies
  • Chapel introduction
  • Introduction to life at UPH