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Undergraduate Orientation

FALL ORIENTATION DATES

june 6-8 | june 19-21 

june 26-28 | august 23-25

Summer Orientation Dates

may 21-23 | May 30 - June 1 | june 21-23

Transfer Student Orientation Dates

march 22 | may 8 | july 21 | july 24
July 28 | august 23 | august 25

Resources

IMportant links and resources related to orientation

Schedules

These times detail the music part of the orientation schedule and fit with The schedule supplied by
The FSU office of New Students and Family Programs 

Summer Orientation

May 21-23 | May 30 - June 1 | June 21-23

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Day 1 Location Description
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

DeGraff Hall

Check-in
Be sure to check in at DeGraff Hall the evening of Day 1.
Day 2 Location Description
2:20 PM

KMU 240

Music Meeting (Get to Know Your College)
This meeting will present incoming music majors and minors with information about College of Music degree programs, policies and procedures.
Day 3 Location Description
8:00 AM

KMU 240

Peer Advising
Incoming music majors/minors are required to meet with the College of Music Board of Advisors (BOAs) - a select group of music students who will assist in preparing your first term schedule.
9:00 AM

 

Faculty Advising (if needed)
Stay with your BOA or see your faculty orientation adviser for special issues.
11:15 AM

KMU 208

Registration
You are welcome to register for classes in the College of Music Computer Lab, 208 KMU. BOAs will be there to answer your questions.


Fall Orientation

June 6-8

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Day 1 - June 6 Location Description
1:00 PM Opperman Music Hall
(OMH)
Music Orientation Check-in
Check in prior to the 1:15 meeting.
1:15 PM Opperman Music Hall (OMH) Music Meeting I 
This meeting will present incoming music majors and minors with information about College of Music degree programs, policies and procedures. Attendance is mandatory. Parents are welcome.
2:30 PM Opperman Music Hall (OMH) Parents' Meeting - Opperman Music Hall (OMH)
Music majors' and minors' parents are invited to meet with College of Music Dean, Patricia Flowers, or the Undergraduate Director, Ted Stanley for an informal information session. Students may attend as well.
3:00 - 5:00 PM Kellogg Building (KRB 112)

Class Piano Exams
This short (10 min.) exam is a chance for you to exempt some or all of the keyboard requirement for your degree. Keyboard majors/principals and students without prior keyboard experience do not need to take this exam. Exams are administered on a first come first served basis. See: http://www.music.fsu.edu/group-piano-placement-and-exemption-exam

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

3:30 PM Opperman Music Hall (OMH) Music Scholarship Meeting
Attendance is required of all students receiving College of Music scholarships and/or out-of-state tuition waivers. The meeting should last about ½ hour.
3:30 until 5:00PM HMU Bottom Floor Tours of the Music Library
Tours will be available beginning at 3:30, 4:00 and 4:30. A member of the library staff will conduct these tours.
Day 2 - June 7 Location Description
2:20 PM Opperman Music Hall
(OMH)
Music Meeting II (Get to Know Your College)
Preliminary group advisement and assignment of advisors. Attendance is mandatory. Parents are welcome.
Day 3 - June 8 Location Description
8:00 AM Opperman Music Hall 
(OMH)
Peer Advising
Incoming music majors/minors are required to meet with the College of Music Board of Advisors (BOAs) - a select group of music students who will assist in preparing your first term schedule.
9:00 AM   Faculty Advising (if needed)
Stay with your BOA or see your Orientation Faculty Advisor for special issues.
11:15 AM Music Technology Resource Center
(KMU 208)
Registration
You are welcome to register for classes in the College of Music MTRC. BOAs will be there to answer your questions.
June 19-21 | June 26-28

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Day 1 Location Description
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

DeGraff Hall

Check-in
Be sure to check in at DeGraff Hall the evening of Day 1.
Day 2 Location Description
2:20 PM

Dohnanyi Recital Hall (HMU 124)

Music Meeting (Get to Know Your College) -   (On June 27 this session will be in KMU 240.)
This meeting will present incoming music majors and minors with information about College of Music degree programs, policies and procedures.

Day 3 Location Description
8:00 AM

Dohnanyi Recital Hall
(HMU 124)

Peer Advising   (On June 28 this session will be in KMU 240.)
Incoming music majors/minors are required to meet with the College of Music Board of Advisors (BOAs) - a select group of music students who will assist in preparing your first term schedule.

9:00 AM

 

Peer Advising continues/Faculty Advising for special issues
Stay with your BOA or if necessary, see your faculty orientation advisor for special issues

11:15 AM

Music Technology
Resource Center
(KMU 208)

Registration
You are welcome to register for classes in the . BOAs will be there to answer your questions.

August 23-25

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Day 1 Location Description
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ogelsby Union Courtyard

Check-in
Be sure to check in the evening of Day 1.
Day 2 Location Description
2:20 PM

KMU 240

Music Meeting (Get to Know Your College)
This meeting will present incoming music majors and minors with information about College of Music degree programs, policies and procedures.

Day 3 Location Description
8:00 AM KMU 240

Peer Advising 
Incoming music majors/minors are required to meet with the College of Music Board of Advisors (BOAs) - a select group of music students who will assist in preparing your first term schedule.

9:00 AM

 

Faculty Advising (if needed)
Stay with your BOA or see your faculty orientation adviser for special issues.

11:15 AM

KMU 208

Registration
Although you may register in the Oglesby Union, or from any other computer with internet access, you are also welcome to register for classes in the College of Music Music Technology Resource Center (KMU 208) where BOAs will be available to answer your questions.

1:00 PM

Lindsay
Recital Hall
(KMU 241)

Music Scholarship Meeting
Attendance is required of all students receiving College of Music scholarships and/or out-of-state tuition waivers. The meeting should last about ½ hour.

3:00 - 
5:00 PM

Kellogg
Building (KRB 112)

Class Piano Exams
This short (10 min.) exam is a chance for you to exempt some or all of the keyboard requirement for your degree. (Check the curriculum guide for your major under the Degree Details section at music.fsu.edu/programs to see if/how much piano is required.) Keyboard majors/principals do not need to take this exam. Exams are administered on a first come first served basis. For more information see: music.fsu.edu/group-piano-placement-and-exemption-exam
NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY


Transfer Student Orientation

MARCH 22 | MAY 8 | JULY 21 | JULY 24 | JULY 28 | AUGUST 23 | AUGUST 25

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Time Location Description
2:30 PM

KMU 213

 

Music Advising Meeting
This meeting will present incoming music majors and minors with information about College of Music degree programs, policies and procedures.

3:00 PM

KMU 213

Peer Advising
Incoming music majors/minors are required to meet with the College of Music Board of Advisors (BOAs) - a select group of music students who will assist in preparing your first term schedule.

3:45 PM

KMU 208

Faculty Advising (if needed)
Continue with your BOA or see your Orientation Faculty Advisor for special issues. Although your registration window opens at 3:30, the College of Music Computer Lab (KMU 208) will not be available until 3:40.

4:15 PM

KMU 208

Registration
Register for your classes.

Times listed above are MUSIC events only. Please contact the FSU Office of New Student and Family Programs (http://nsfp.fsu.edu/orientation.html) concerning required non-music events.