Frequently Asked Questions about Orientation
Q. Is there a schedule of events for Orientation?
A. Yes, the schedule (when it is complete) will be posted at www.judsonu.edu/orientation.
Q. Where do I check in?
A. Resident students can go directly to the dorm in which they have been assigned to. Your housing assignment will be found on your MyJudson site (assignments are subject to change). If you're unsure of which dorm you've been assigned to, please contact Karen Aldridge, Housing Director at 847.628.1564.
Q. Are there hotels in the area if my family wants to stay overnight?
A. Yes, there are a few hotels within 2 miles of the university which offer a discount rate for Judson guests. Check here for local hotels.
Q. What are items that I need for the dorms?
A. Check out the dorm room checklist to help you decide what to bring and what not to bring! In addition, if you plan to serve in any capacity with an on or off campus job, it will be imperative for you to have your original social security card (no copies) for W-2 purposes, for proof of identification and for proof of the eligibility to work.
Q. Do I have to attend ALL the Orientation events?
A. Orientation is mandatory for all new students, so be sure to clear your schedule to attend all the sessions offered. Please note: Students that are registered for GEN101 are required to attend the events with their mentor groups over Orientation as it is part of the GEN101 curriculum.
Q. If changes to my class schedule need to be made, who do I talk to?
A. You will talk with the academic advisor in which you have been assigned to. If you do not know who your advisor is, you can check your MyJudson account or contact the Office of Registration and Records.
Q. Are all students required to attend Orientation?
A. Yes, all new incoming students are required to attend Orientation.
Q. Are there stores nearby in case I forgot something?
A. Yes, there are stores in the nearby area for you to complete your shopping. Target is a favorite and is located on Rt.72 in West Dundee. Wal-Mart is also nearby and located on Rt.72. Resident Assistants (RA's) and Resident Directors (RD's) at your dorm can direct you to these stores upon your arrival at Judson.
Do you have other questions that have not been addressed here? If so, please contact Jaimee Bartha, Director of Student Success and Orientation at firstname.lastname@example.org.