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New Student Orienation: Common Questions

When can I move in?

Except for a few athletic teams, all new students will move in on August 20th, 2015 starting at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Please wait in your designated dorm lane in the Roland Fine Arts Center (RFAC) parking lot until 10:00 a.m. when move in begins. (View the full schedule)

What is the process for move in?

You will enter the campus through the main entrance and line-up in your designated dorm lane in the Roland Fine Arts Center (RFAC) parking lot. Beginning at 10:00 a.m. you and your vehicle(s) will be escorted to the entrance of your residential hall where you will be met by the Trojan Army. Stay in your car! This group of highly motivated upperclassmen will unload the contents of your vehicle(s) and take them to your room. You will be given instructions for where to park your car and then return to your room.

What information will students receive during NSO?

  • How to be a HLGU Trojan
  • Public Safety information
  • Campus Life rules and regulations
  • Class room locations
  • Local Hannibal geography
  • Academic services information

How long is New Student Orientation?

New Student Orientation is 4 1/2 days long. (View the full schedule)

What do I need to bring?

All the info you need about what to bring and not bring can be found here.

Is New Student Orientation for transfer students?

Yes, orientation is for all incoming first-year students and transfer students.

Are there activities for Parents during NSO?

On Thursday’s move in day we will host a Parent meeting at 3:45p.m. In the Parker theater. This will be a question and answer time with HLGU’s President and campus administrators. At the conclusion of this parents are welcome to join us for our walk of honor ceremony. At the conclusion of the Walk of Honor our new students are officially Hannibal-LaGrange University Trojans.

Got Questions? Get Answers!

How do I get in touch with...?

Residential Housing:
Josh Pierce - 573.629.3014

New Student Orientation:
Richard Medina - 573.629.3006

Financial Aid:
Brice Baumgardner - 573.629.3280

University Bookstore:
Sue Booth - 573.629.3002

Business Office:
Karla McDonald - 573.629.3055

Have other questions?

Fill out the contact form on this page, or contact Richard Medina, Director of Student Activities, at rmedina@hlg.edu or 573.629.3006.

Contact Information

Student Development Office
573-629-3008