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Why attend orientation?

 At Knight Academy you will meet new friends, connect to a variety of campus resources and get the tools you need to succeed at Southern Virginia University. Knight Academy is so much more than just orientation meetings. Start your journey to becoming a Knight, register today.

For questions concerning Knight Academy, Fall 2017 Orientation, contact Carrie Brotherson, Director First-Year Experience at 540.261.8534 or email at

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August 24 - 27, 2017

  • Thursday - August 24th
    Residence Hall Check-in 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    President's Welcome Dinner* 5:30 pm
    Football Scrimmage: SVU Knights vs. Bridgewater  7:30 pm
  • Friday - August 25th
    Academic Meeting (Student & Family session) 9:00 am
    Parent Session
    Orientation Group Sessions & Tours 
    Lunch (say goodbye to families)
    Orientation Activities
    Outdoor Movie
  • Saturday - August 26th
    Rise up for Honor 9:00 am
    LDS Institute Welcome & Service Project 10:30 am
  • Lunch with the SVSA (Southern Virginia Student Association)
  • Dinner & Welcome Dance

  • Sunday - August 27th
    LDS YSA Ward Meetings
    New Student Welcome Fireside

    *  President's Welcome Dinner included in student meal plan.   $10 for guests and students not on a meal plan.  Pay at the door.

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