August 21-24, 2021
We are excited to welcome you to campus!
Warrior Welcome, our new student orientation event, is designed to help you make a successful transition to university life. During Warrior Welcome, you’ll explore campus, connect with new friends, and become part of the awesome community Corban is known for.
Your family is also invited to attend over the weekend, August 21-22.
Current State of Oregon mandates require that masks be worn in indoor public places. You can see the latest campus guidelines at our COVID-19 FAQ page.
Warrior Welcome 2021 Schedule
(subject to change)
|Date and Time||Activity||Location|
|Saturday, August 21`|
|9:00am-12:00pm||Resident Check-In and Move-In||Gym|
|12:00-1:00pm||Campus Tours||Clock Tower|
|5:15-6:45pm||Dinner||Psalm Center Plaza|
|7:00-8:30pm||Parent Welcome Dessert (parent event)||Psalm Center and Plaza|
|7:00-8:30pm||Meet Seminar Groups (student event)||Various|
|Sunday, August 22|
|10:15-11:45am||Brunch||Psalm Center Plaza|
|12:00-1:00pm||New Commuter Gathering (student event)||South Solarium in Library|
|12:00-1:00pm||Meet Corban (parent event)||Psalm Center|
|12:00-1:00pm||Residence Hall Welcome (student event)||Various|
|2:30pm||Parents Say Goodbye / Prayer||Gym Parking Lot|
|3:00-9:00pm||Seminar Groups Activity/Dinner||Various|
|Monday, August 23|
|12:30-4:30pm||Seminar Meetings (snack)||Various|
|6:30-9:00pm||Scavenger Hunt||In front of Schimmel Hall|
|Tuesday, August 24|
|9:00am-12:00pm||Getting to Know Corban||Psalm Center|
|7:30-9:00pm||Community Life Launch||Psalm Center|
|Wednesday, August 25|
Workshops on Saturday, August 21, last approximately 45 minutes, and each one will be offered twice, at 2:00pm and 3:00pm. Seating is first-come, first-served.
|Workshop Title & Description||Location & Facilitator|
|How Can I Be Healthy & Safe?
This workshop addresses physical health, mental health, what happens if I am failing, social concerns, and the safety of our students on campus.
Nathan Geer (Dean of Students) and Janet Syverson (Associate Director of Student Support)
|Welcome to Your New Hometown
Salem is now your home! This session introduces the adventurous, leisurely, edible, service, and general opportunities in your new hometown.
Jeremy Hale and Jatziry Lopez Gatyan (current Corban students)
You’ve raised, protected, and nurtured your child for 18 years–what happens now? This workshop provides a conversation of encouragement and support for parents.
Ed and Lori Dressel (Corban parents)
|How to Succeed as a Student Athlete
If you are a Corban athlete, or the parent of a Corban athlete, this workshop is for you! Learn about athletic expectations, eligibility, surviving travel, and succeeding academically as a student-athlete.
|Emitte Center (Schimmel 212)
Bryce Bernard (Dean of the Hoff School of Business and Faculty Athletic Representative)
Seminar groups will meet throughout Warrior Welcome to help you connect with other students in your major and get a great start to life at college. Transfer students will also attend seminar meetings during Warrior Welcome with their academic program.
|Criminal Justice / Forensic Psychology||Dr. Sandee Flint||Pavilion 101|
|Counseling Psychology||Dr. Corey Gilbert||Pavilion 108|
|Business||Dr. Bryce Bernard / Prof. Tim Peterson||Pavilion 102|
|Education||Dr. Aaron Imig||Academic Center 4424|
|English / Media Arts / History / Political Science||Dr. Colette Tennant||Academic Center 3327|
|Undecided||Steve Reed||Younger Center 109|
|Biology / Biomedical Sciences||Dr. Yufeng Zhao||Academic Center 4420|
|Math / Pre-Nursing||Prof. Evan Hedlund||Pavilion 109|
|Computer Science / Kinesiology / Biokinetics||Dr. Deborah Thomas||Pavilion 107|
|Ministry / Kairos||Dr. Sam Baker||Pavilion 103|