Orientation Week 2022 (O week 2022) – Details and Timelines

The New Student Orientation (NSO) will take place from 15th to 20th August 2022. The Orientation Week will feature an exciting and activity filled Family Day which will then be followed by five days dedicated for new students. Please see below our detailed list of days and their respective activities.

Family Day – Building Relationships
Location: On campus provided that COVID-19 situation allows on-campus activities

Focus of Family Day:

New students and their parents will be invited to spend a day at Habib University to interact and meet with Habib Community. They will also learn more about the University through insightful talks, interactive sessions with faculty and staff, discussions with alumni and senior students and fun activities demonstrating HU talent.

Further Details of Orientation Week

The week-long online/on-campus self-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, 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 – Intellectual Experience
Location: On campus provided that COVID-19 situation allows on-campus activities

What will you experience on Day 1?

This day will help you in understanding the exciting and intellectually challenging learning experience you will have 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 your Major, its courses, expectations form faculty, minors and secretes of your success at Habib.

O Week Day 2 – Community Day
Location: On campus provided that COVID-19 situation allows on-campus activities

What will you experience on Day 2?

This day will give you a great orientation to HU community and its key community values such as inclusiveness, respect for diversity in all its forms, empathy, comradery, service and gratitude. It will also help you in understanding and realizing and how students can take up the responsibility in maintaining a cohesive HU community

Through a lot of fun filled, interactive and reflective activities you 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 3 – Student Success Day
Location: On campus provided that COVID-19 situation allows on-campus activities

What will you experience on Day 3?

It is your day to understand the notion of student success at Habib University and what factors will contribute to your success at the University.

The day will introduce the concept of safe spaces and will help you in reflecting on your role in making Habib a safe space and its relation with your success. You will get to know Habib’s code of conduct and harassment policies

You will also meet with various student success services available at Habib and the role these services play in student success and how they will help you in your four-year journey at Habib.

O Week Day 4 – Policy and Processes Day
Location: On campus provided that COVID-19 situation allows on-campus activities

What will you experience on Day 4?

This is a critically important day. Through very insightful role-plays from our Orientation Leaders, you will get to know about all the important academic and conduct policies at Habib.

The day will also introduce you to important learning tools being used by the University such as People Soft and Canvas. You will be using them right from the first day of the semester, therefore it is important for you to learn about them.

This day will also help you in learning about the New Programs designed for you!

O Week Day 5 – Taking Off for Fall 2022
Location: On campus provided that COVID-19 situation allows on-campus activities

What will you experience on Day 5?

This will be a closing day. You will be engaged in lots of reflective activities. Your O groups will make presentations to demonstrate your teamwork and creativity. You will attend important security demonstrations. The most exciting thing would be to celebrate new friendships at the end of O-Week