Check in with required contact information and get your APU ID.
Meet with Early Honors faculty and staff advisors.
Tour the campus and find out about APU’s history.
Learn about and tour the Consortium Library, as well as learn the basics of the APU catalog.
Lunch with the President, Provost and Deans.
Visit staff from student services and activities.
Finalize your schedule and set up your email.
Placement testing, academic advising, and IT help will be available at check in. Tours and activities will be available throughout the day, starting in the Atwood Center Lobby. Contact Campus Life for more details 907-564-8299. After 5:00pm, please call 907-244-7955.
New students, families, staff and faculty are invited to enjoy free lunch provided by the Dean of Students Office.
APU Dining Services works to bring the community together by providing sustainable foods, local and imported, and to promote sustainability awareness as well as decreasing the demand for GMO foods found in most supermarkets. Local produce will be provided from Spring Creek Farm and Balesca Family Farm.
New students, families, staff and faculty are invited to enjoy free dinner.
Come join APU staff and faculty and learn more about who we are and our community. Beverages and light snacks will be provided. This event is sponsored by the APU Office of Admissions.
New students, families, staff and faculty are invited to enjoy free breakfast.
Students and parents will have the opportunity to learn about the APU faculty and their academic program areas.
Students not participating in the Yukon field trip will learn about what is available to them during their first block class.
Representatives from Campus Life, Dean of Students Office, Registrar and First Year Advising will be present to discuss their roles and answer any questions you may have.
Students participating in the Yukon Trip will learn about the adventure they will undertake during their first block class.
Enjoy a free lunch with staff and faculty.
New students will learn about the policies and procedures, along with rules and regulations that they will adhere to during their APU experience.
The goal of this session is to provide a more detailed explanation as to what Expedition Alaska is all about and a summary of what students experience while they are on this trip.
Come by and enjoy a meet and greet with some of our esteemed faculty at APU. Learn something new about your future professors.
Representatives from Student Enrollment Services will discuss financial aid, FERPA and its inner workings, important dates of the academic calendar as well as any relevant information regarding your student’s smooth transition to APU.
During this session, students will learn how to order textbooks, access the People Mover (Anchorage Public Transportation), computer lab locations, and more!
Come learn about sustainability on campus and how you can be involved.
This is an opportunity where the entire APU community gathers to welcome and celebrate all the new and returning students. This is an excellent chance to see our community in action as we kick off the new year. Dinner will be provided at the end of the event.
Student Government hosts an activity geared for all new and returning students. Come meet your fellow classmates and student body representatives!
This is a chance for students to complete placement testing, register for classes, ask financial aid questions and much more. For more information, please contact Student Enrollment Services at 907-564-8248. Blackboard and Technology assistance available in Carr-Gottstein Academic Center, room 102.
Brunch is offered to students who are on a meal plan. Others may purchase a meal if they choose to.
Similar to the popular game show, this is an opportunity for new students to get acclimated to campus, meet the APU staff and learn about the services they provide. Student will be grouped together and as teams they will use clues that will guide them to important locations on campus. They will complete challenges to receive the riddle to the next location. Prizes will be awarded to the top teams.
Missing something in your room? Looking to buy new stuff? Join Campus Life on their shopping trips to Walmart, Target, and Bed Bath and Beyond.
Dinner is offered to students who are on a meal plan. Others may purchase a meal if they choose.
Join Student Activities for a quick break during Orientation and kick back and relax with music, games and good company. This is an opportunity for new and returning students to mingle, as well as, relax and enjoy the weather.
Come by and play Blackjack, Poker, Dominos, Darts, and many more casino-themed games. Prizes will be awarded, as well as, door prizes will be handed out.
Brunch is offered to students who are on a meal plan. Others may purchase a meal if they choose.
This is a chance for students to learn about APU’s Kellogg Campus Farm located in Palmer. There will be an abundance of tasks that students will be able to help out with around the farm, as well as learn what goes on at the farm. Signups will be available during check-in and throughout Orientation. Transportation will be provided leaving from Atwood Center.
Dinner is offered to students who are on a meal plan. Others may purchase a meal if they choose to.