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.
The Sun Devil Welcome – Required 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!
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.
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.
Find more information on the other programs and activities scheduled during Fall Welcome.