New Family Orientation​

Information for families of new University of Findlay students

Welcome 2022 Oiler Families!

Move-in for new students (additional details coming soon)
Check-in at Alumni Memorial Union, Multi-Purpose Room
Students should check in at the AMU to get their key. Families are encouraged to park close to their child's dorm hall. Signage will indicate unloading zones. UF faculty, staff, and students will also be available to assist with moving items from your vehicle to your child's room.

Family "Pop-in" at the President's House

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022
1:30 - 4 p.m.

Carrothers Home of the President

Join the Hancock County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the University of Findlay Wolfe Center for Alumni, Parents and Friends for a “Pop In” at the President’s House with Oiler Families! Registration required via the link below.

Family Welcome Reception

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Alexandria's Gastropub, The Findlay Room

Learn more about what UF and VisitFindlay has to offer. Enjoy drinks and appetizers plus mingle and meet other parents and President Fell after a long day of moving in your new UF student. We look forward to seeing you there! Registration required via the link below.

Families Explore Findlay

Friday, Aug. 12, 2022

Families are encouraged to explore the City of Findlay Friday morning prior to the afternoon College Parenting session with Dave Coleman.

Learn more about the City of Findlay

College Parenting- Keynote presentation by David Coleman

Friday, Aug. 12, 2022

1:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Winebrenner Building TLB Auditorium

David Coleman is a motivational speaker known on college campuses worldwide as The Dating Doctor. ™️ He has been honored 14 times as The National Speaker of the Year, 11 times by Campus Activities Magazine and three times by The National Association for Campus Activities. He is the only speaker to be honored as the National Entertainer of the Year! Registration required via the link below.

Family Transitions

Friday, Aug. 12, 2022
2:45 - 4 p.m.

Winebrenner Building TLB Auditorium

Dropping your child off at college can be difficult. This session will provide helpful advice and guidance from UF leaders plus include a Q&A session. You'll also have the opportunity to write letters to your child that they'll receive after your departure. Registration required via the link below.

Arch Ceremony

Friday, Aug. 12, 2022

4:30 - 5 p.m.

Griffith Memorial Arch

The Arch Ceremony has been a campus tradition since 1923. New students walk through the Griffith Memorial Arch toward Old Main during our new student Arch Ceremony each fall, which signifies their entrance into their college career, and do not walk back out of the Arch until their graduation ceremony, which signifies the beginning of their careers as University of Findlay alumni. No registration required for Arch Ceremony.

Click the button below to register for any of all of these events!

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If you haven't already, please download our app, Oiler Mobile. Our free app has a persona selector, which gives you quick access to parent-specific information. The app is available via iOS and Google Play by searching "Oiler Mobile."