Herberger Institute

Undergraduate Students

New Students: Fall Welcome 2013

We are gearing up for a wonderful Fall Welcome program full of activities for you as new students in the Herberger Institute. We encourage you to attend these special sessions, which are devoted to providing you with necessary information for your specific major within the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.

Student Orientations:

All Majors:

The Sun Devil WelcomeRequired for Freshmen
Tuesday, August 20, 2–3 p.m. | Wells Fargo Arena
A must-attend event for all new freshmen across all campuses, being hosted on the Tempe campus. Programming for the show begins at 1 p.m. Hear from ASU President Crow about the exciting opportunities that await you, learn the ASU fight song and more about the amazing class of 2017!

Arcadia Residential Community Ice Cream Social – Required for Arcadia Residents
Wednesday, August 21, 4–6 p.m. | Arcadia Courtyard
All residents of the Arcadia Residential Community for Design and the Arts are invited to attend this welcome event designed to provide information on the residential community, introduce you to the community staff who will be working with you during the academic year, and orient you to the programming and opportunities provided within the community. Faculty, staff, advisors and administrators from the Herberger Institute will also be in attendance. Ice cream and toppings will be served.

Major specific sessions: Tuesday, August 20
Major orientation sessions are divided by school within the Herberger Institute, and you will meet with the administration and faculty within your major. Sessions will be held as follows:

School of Art New Student Orientation – Required
Tuesday, August 20, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Neeb Hall
This is an orientation program for all new majors in the School of Art. You will receive information on degree offerings, student organizations, galleries and other opportunities for students in the School of Art. Pizza will be served.

Arts, Media and Engineering: Digital Culture – Required
Tuesday, August 20, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Stauffer B125
All new undergraduate students majoring in digital culture should plan to attend this orientation session to learn more about the offerings within the nine concentrations within digital culture as well as have the opportunity to meet faculty, staff and current students in Digital Culture.

Cross-Institute Degrees: BA in the Arts and BA in Design Studies – Required
Tuesday, August 20, 12–1 p.m. | ART 220
This is an orientation session for all incoming students who plan to pursue the BA in the Arts or BA in Design Studies program. You will receive additional information about the program and interdisciplinary curriculum offerings.

The Design School New Student Orientation – Required*
Tuesday, August 20, 9–10:15 a.m. | Evelyn Smith Music Theatre
All new undergraduates majoring in Architectural Studies, Landscape Architecture, Graphic Design, Industrial Design and Interior Design should attend this important orientation session. You will learn about your academic discipline as well as meet faculty and staff from the school.
*Additional breakout sessions for your individual major will follow this session from 10:30–11:45 a.m.

The Design School Breakout Sessions – Architecture/Landscape, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, & Interior Design - Required
Tuesday, August 20, 10:30–11:45 a.m. | Various locations (see below)
Architecture/Landscape Architecture: Evelyn Smith, Graphic Design: CDN 60, Industrial Design: ART 220, Interior Design: CDN 68
Please plan to attend your major session: Architectural Studies and Landscape Architecture, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or Interior Design to learn more information about your specific discipline and meet faculty and staff within your academic program.

School of Film, Dance and Theatre Student Orientation – Required
Tuesday, August 20, 9–10:15 a.m. | Galvin Playhouse
Film, Dance and Theatre undergraduate students are invited to a welcome gathering with faculty and staff which will also provide advisement information, descriptions of special events including the MainStage production season and other student activities. Light refreshments will be served.

School of Film, Dance and Theatre Breakout Sessions – Film, Dance and Theatre – Required
Tuesday, August 20 | Various times and locations (see below)
Film: Galvin Playhouse (10:30-11:15 a.m.), Dance: FAC 122 (11:00-11:45 a.m.), Theatre: FAC 133 (10:45-11:30 a.m.)
Please plan to attend your major session:  Film, Dance or Theatre to learn more information about your specific discipline and meet faculty and staff within your academic program.

School of Music New Student Orientation – Required
Tuesday, August 20, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Recital Hall, Music E-510
This orientation session is required for all entering music majors who have passed their audition. You will meet other music students, learn about undergraduate student services and gain tips on how to survive your freshman year. We will finish with a pizza party.

Find more information on the other programs and activities scheduled during Fall Welcome.