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At Knight Academy you will meet new friends, connect with campus resources, and get the tools you need to succeed at Southern Virginia University. Knight Academy is so much more than just orientation meetings, it's the starting line to your life as a Southern Virginia Knight.

For questions about Knight Academy, Spring 2018 Orientation, contact April Harris, Director of Activities at 540.261.8476 or email at

Dining Services

Students can buy meals in the Dining Hall with their meal plan or campus cash. Accompanying family and friends can also eat in the Dining Hall at the following rates:

Breakfast — $7
Lunch — $8
Dinner — $9

Overnight Accommodations

Accompanying family and friends can find moderately-priced hotel accommodations in nearby Lexington, Va.

When You Arrive

To check-in, come to the front entrance of Main Hall anytime during the following hours:

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 — 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 — 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

If you will arrive outside of these hours, please notify your Admissions Director and your Resident Advisor to make arrangements.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Knight Academy Check-in
Main Hall Ballroom
1:00 p.m.

Academic Welcome
Main Hall Ballroom
1:30 p.m.

iPad Deployment
Main Hall Ballroom
2:30 p.m.
(Create an Apple ID if you don't have one)

Student Welcome
Main Hall Ballroom
3:00 p.m.

University Services Fair
Main Hall Ballroom
3:30 p.m.

Campus & Library Tours
Various Locations
4:00 p.m.

Service Project: Take Down Christmas Lights
Various Locations
4:30 p.m.

Welcome Dinner
Dining Hall
6:00 p.m.

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