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May 2013 News Releases

New Student Orientation at Washburn

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: 8:25 to 8:45 a.m. President Jerry Farley will welcome students to Washburn in the Washburn Room, Memorial Union.

More than 130 new students and their families will be welcomed to the Washburn University campus for New Student Orientation from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 23. New Student Orientation allows students who plan on attending Washburn, and their guests, the opportunity to learn what to expect when they begin their first semester of college and become an Ichabod.

At New Student Orientation, participants will have the opportunity to meet current Ichabods; connect with faculty and staff; receive academic advising and enroll in classes; learn more about financial aid and student employment; and find out about student activities on campus.

New Student Orientation days also will be offered May 29, May 31, June 11, June 13, June 18, June 21, June 28 and July 26. For more information, visit


Admissions office, 785-670-1030
Amanda Hughes, university relations, 785-670-2153