Release Date: 7/27/2006
Clarksville, Ark. --- University of the Ozarks officials are expecting to welcome more than 200 freshmen on campus Aug. 17 for New Student Orientation as the university kicks off the 2006-2007 academic year
The residence halls will open on Thursday, Aug. 17, and New Student orientation will begin with the annual Presidentâ€™s Picnic at 6 p.m., Aug. 17, at the presidentâ€™s Home. Classes begin on Tuesday, Aug. 22.
New Student Orientation will include an orientation welcome, a matriculation ceremony and small group sessions for parents and students. There will also be numerous other activities and entertainment to help students and parents become acclimated to college life.
â€œWe want to provide as much information as possible for students and their parents to make the transition to college easier and to make their years at Ozarks more productive,â€ said Sherrie Arey, dean of residential and campus life.
There is still time to register for classes at U of O. The final day to register is Aug. 28. For more information on enrolling at Ozarks, call the Admissions Office at 479-979-1227.
Other important dates for the Fall 2006 Semester at U of O include: Family Weekend, Oct. 13-15; mid-term grades distributed, Oct. 27; Fall Break, Oct. 26-27; last day to drop, Nov. 7; Thanksgiving Break, Nov. 22-24; last day of regular classes, Dec. 8; and final exams, Dec. 11-14.