Fall 2020

Fall 2020 Orientation

Welcome to Finlandia! Below is information on New Student Orientation and Welcome Week activities.

We’re so excited to have you on campus this year.

We are excited to deliver Finlandia’s New Student Orientation content in a self-paced, online platform this year. You will complete 4 modules in our Learning Management System, Canvas.  Modules will feature videos and quizzes. Each module will highlight different resources on campus and go over important information for your transition to and success at Finlandia University.
  • Module 1: Welcome to FinnU – Where you are and who you are with
  • Module 2: Staying Healthy and Safe – An introduction to the resources and policies Finlandia offers to keep our entire community healthy and safe.
  • Module 3: Learning the FinnU Way – Programs, people, and strategies to help you achieve your academic goals
  • Module 4: Student Rights and Responsibilities –  What’s expected of you and what’s expected of us.

Daily Events

Updated 9/4/20

Saturday september 5

10AM | Bare Bluff Hike with the President: Van departs Finlandia Hall at 10am. Following hike, refreshments at Johnson’s Eagle Harbor cottage. 6 participant max. Sign up here.

6PM | 2020 Finlandia Amazing Race: Grab a friend and participate in this competitive race around campus and the local community! Work together to solve clues as you race to be the first team to cross the finish line, and claim the grand prize! Amazing Race is played in teams of 2, 3, or 4 people, so begin to assemble your team! Don’t have a team yet? Register a team name, and begin inviting people to join your team, or sign-up as an individual, and we can assign you to a team!  Teams must be registered by Friday, September 4th. Sign up here.

Team Prizes:

  • 1st – $200
  • 2nd – $100
  • 3rd – Gift from Northwind Bookstore

Monday September 7

10AM | Bare Bluff Hike with the President: Van departs Finlandia Hall at 10am. Following hike, refreshments at Johnson’s Eagle Harbor cottage. 6 participant max. Sign up here.

thursday September 10

8:30PM | Movies on Quincy Green:
Bring a blanket and some snacks and enjoy The Call of the Wild, featuring Harrison Ford. Weather permitting. No sign up required.

On-Going Events

Explore the campus & community

The Finlandia campus and the Hancock community have much to offer. Choose your own adventure and explore your new community!

#Maskingforafriend

Follow FinnU on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat) and let us know who you wear a mask for!

More to come..

We’re working on many more exciting opportunities for students to connect with each other, the campus, and the community.

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