NSO will take place from 11th to 19th August 2023

Orientation Week 2023 (O week 2023) – Details and Timelines

O-Week 2023 will feature five days of informative and fun-filled events and activities dedicated for new students. Please see below our detailed list of days and their respective activities.

Welcoming Evening
August 11th, 2023

Welcoming evening is the commencement ceremony of the Class of 2027 where students and their parents are warmly welcome by the Habib Community. The President of the University addresses to students and parents to share Habib University’s Commitment to nurture future leaders.

Orientation Week – O Week
August 12th to 19th, 2023

The fun filled week-long online/on-campus learning activities will help incoming students make a smooth transition into the HU community. They will be introduced to various stakeholders of the community including faculty, alumni, student support service staff, and their class fellows.

O-Week will also help incoming students develop an understanding of HU culture, its norms, values, policies and processes, and become a part of the HU family. Students will be engaged in a range of interactive activities to help them overcome their stress and anxiety about entering a new place, become comfortable and confident, and help prepare them to embark on their exciting new journey at Habib University.

O Week Day 1 & Day 2 – Intellectual Experience @Habib
Location: On campus provided that COVID-19 situation allows on-campus activities

Days 1 and 2 will help you in understanding the exciting and intellectually challenging learning experience awaiting for you at Habib University. You will get a chance to meet and talk to your all faculty members and leadership team. Through several interactive activities and panel discussions, you will learn more about Habib Liberal Core, your Major, Habib Minors, First Semester Courses, expectations from faculty, and secretes of your success at Habib. You will have fun time with faculty during lunch and breaks to start building your relationship with them.

Both the days will also help you to explore student support services at Habib and attend very fun and exciting sessions designed by your Orientation Leaders. These sessions will enhance your confidence, energy and excitement to start new semester.

O Week Day 3 & Day 4 – Community and Culture @Habib
Location: On campus provided that COVID-19 situation allows on-campus activities

Both these days will give you a great orientation to HU community and its key community values and standards. These Values and standards will help you in becoming a committed HU Citizen and contribute in keeping Habib a safe space for all of its diverse community members.

Through a lot of fun filled, interactive and reflective activities you also get to know and meet with the diverse HU community members and know what role they play in supporting your learning and development.

O Week Day 5 – Getting Ready for Fall 2023
Location: On campus provided that COVID-19 situation allows on-campus activities

Your Orientation Leaders will help you in learning the Tools and Rules of Success at Habib. They will give you a hands-on experience of using PeopleSoft, Canvas and Stellic. They will also help you in understanding attendance and academic integrity policies.

You will get to know about your exciting First Year Experience initiatives and other programs which will help you shape your future. You will attend important security demonstrations.
You will write a letter to your future self and the most exciting thing would be to celebrate new friendships at the end of O-Week.