New Student Orientation

Welcome to Iowa Wesleyan University!

We are excited to welcome you to the Tiger Community! New Student Orientation is a five-day event that will give you a chance to become familiar with Iowa Wesleyan before the term begins, ensuring that your transition to college life will be an easy one. This year, New Student Orientation will be held August 16, 2018. For those students living on Iowa Wesleyan’s campus, Move-in will occur on Thursday, August 16 between 8:30 am and 12:00 pm.

During New Student Orientation, you will:

  • Meet your fellow Tiger classmates.
  • Learn about student services and resources available to ensure your success.
  • Learn about life on Iowa Wesleyan Campus.
  • Have fun!

We are excited you have chosen Iowa Wesleyan as the setting for your education and growth as your prepare for your future.

Student Orientation Information

If you have any questions about Orientation, please contact us:

Karen Cruz

Women’s Residence Hall Director
Location ST Hall Main Lobby Phone: 319-385-6425
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Karen Cruz comes to Iowa Wesleyan from Independence, Mo. She is a recent graduate from Pittsburg State University where she received a Bachelors of arts in Psychology with a double minor in Sociology, and youth and adolescent studies.