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August 24, 2020

New Student Orientation Goes Virtual

Finlandia is excited to deliver our New Student Orientation (NSO) content in a self-paced, online platform this year. Students will complete four modules in Canvas that will feature videos and quizzes. Each module will highlight different resources on campus and go over important information for the transition to and success at Finlandia University. All new students must complete the orientation by August 31. Module 1: Welcome to FinnU – Where you are and who you are with. Module 2: Staying Healthy [...]

August 22, 2020

Online Bingo

Join Orientation Leaders Paulyne and Malone for online bingo! Up to 100 participants with no registration necessary. Each round winner receives a $10 gift certificate to La Cantina!

Go to https://app.bingomaker.com/play Enter in the Game Name (FinlandiaNSO).  When prompted for a password, enter in the password (Finlandia). If you wish, open a Zoom on the left side of the screen, next to your BINGO card, to chat and laugh with other FinnU students!

August 20, 2020

Online Bingo

Join Orientation Leaders Becky and Taylor for online bingo! Up to 100 participants with no registration necessary. Each round winner receives a $10 gift certificate to La Cantina!

Go to https://app.bingomaker.com/play Enter in the Game Name (FinlandiaNSO).  When prompted for a password, enter in the password (Finlandia). If you wish, open a Zoom on the left side of the screen, next to your BINGO card, to chat and laugh with other FinnU students!

August 28, 2017

Finlandia University begins its 120th year

Finlandia University is alive with the buzz of students once again as classes for the Fall 2017 semester begin this morning. Last night students, faculty, staff and local alumni came together for the opening convocation.

“The convocation ceremony was a great start to the new year,” Campus Pastor Soren Schmidt said. “Between that and the fun that was had at our New Student Orientation, you can feel incredible energy around the university.”

See photos from Orientation and Opening Convocation

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Chapel of Saint Matthew
August 27, 2017

Worship

Sunday, August 27

Worship at Chapel of St. Matthew

August 26, 2017

Afternoon Fun at McAfee

Saturday, August 26

1:00 – 2:15 p.m. Picnic

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Orientation Fair, featuring student organizations

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Men’s Soccer Game

4:15 – 4:45 p.m. NOT the World’s Largest Water Balloon Fight

 

August 25, 2017

S’mores and More

Friday, August 25

S’mores behind the chapel followed by a movie inside the chapel

August 8, 2016

Orientation 2016 is August 25-27

Incoming students will begin their Finlandia University careers on Thursday, August 25 during New Student Orientation 2016.

“This is going to be an amazing first couple of days on campus,” Director of Academic Success and Student Life Erin Barnett said. “Students will gain instrumental information during the days, and be introduced to much of the natural beauty Lake Superior and Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula have to offer during the evenings.”

The annual welcoming event features day-time introductory events to Finlandia University and [...]

August 5, 2016

Parent sessions scheduled for August 12 and 25

Parents of incoming Finlandia University students are invited to join staff and faculty on Friday, August 12 or Thursday August 25 for an open meeting to introduce parents to our student support staff and address parent concerns and questions.

“At Finlandia, we recognize that families play a significant and continuing role in the lives of their children,” said Erin Barnett, Director of Academic Success and Student Life. “When a student steps on Finlandia’s campus, we are making a commitment to [...]

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