Day 1

1:30-2:30 p.m.

BVU Fair

Check-in for the two day event, settle into residence halls, take Student ID Photos.
BVU Fair
Work study opportunities (Forum 6)

Siebens Forum

2:30 p.m.


Address from BVU President Fred Moore, introductions and overview of the day.

Anderson Auditorium

3:30 p.m.

Center for Academic Excellence

Learn about services that are provided through the Center for Academic Excellence.

Anderson Auditorium

3:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Choose any two sessions to attend for 20-minute sessions: First Generation, Athletics, Fine Arts, Career & Personal Development, Multicultural, Alumni

Estelle Siebens Science Center

4:45 p.m.

Financial Assistance and Business Office

Learn about payment and billing for your student’s education.

Anderson Auditorium

5:15 p.m.

Academic Overview

Courses, majors, study habits and the registration process.

Anderson Auditorium

5:45 p.m.

Parent Social

Join staff from Admissions, Alumni & Development, Faculty and Student Affairs.

Dows Grand Ballroom

6:30 p.m.


Join Admissions, Alumni & Development, Faculty and student Affairs, current parents.

Dows Grand Ballroom

7:30 p.m.

Evening Activities

Activities in Pierce/White Residence Halls and the community of Storm Lake, including a bonfire, hayride and boat rides.

Pierce/White Halls

Day 2

8:30 a.m.


Eat breakfast through the Food Court.

Dows Grand Ballroom

9:15 a.m.

Chapel Service

Praise and worship

Anderson Auditorium

10 a.m.


Parents hear from BVU faculty.

Siebens Forum

10:45 a.m.

Health and Wellness/Security

Learn about services that are provided through the Health and Wellness department and Campus Security.

Anderson Auditorium

11:15 a.m.

Family Connection

How to stay connected as a BVU family member.

Anderson Auditorium

11:45 a.m.

Individual Consultations
Lunch in the food court
Information Technology information

Meet one-on-one with Financial Assistance, the Business Office, Human Resources, and Health and Wellness. Lunch in the food court.

Dows Grand Ballroom & Johnson-Cairnes

1 p.m.

Cheerleading Tryouts

Siebens Fieldhouse