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 [...]
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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!
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!
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
Sunday, August 27
Worship at Chapel of St. Matthew
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
Friday, August 25
S’mores behind the chapel followed by a movie inside the chapel
August 24, Thursday
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 [...]
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 [...]