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As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads globally, Wittenberg President Mike Frandsen announced that the University will continue to deliver its academic program through remote instruction for the remainder of the spring semester. All remote classes will conclude May 6 with final exams also being completed remotely May 8-13 as scheduled. As a result, Wittenberg is re-evaluating all University-sponsored and athletics events. The full communication can be found on the University's COVID-19 Health Advisory website.


AprilFriday17

9:00am
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2020-04-17 09:00:00 2020-04-17 09:00:00 America/New_York Alumni Celebrate Service Day - CANCELED UPDATE 3/20/20: Amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, we have chosen to suspend Wittenberg Alumni Association events through the end of April. Thank you for your understanding as we monitor the situation and work to keep our Tiger family safe.​ We encourage alumni to participate in our virtual Celebrate Service - Alumni Edition to share a favorite service story and photo below. Alumni Celebrate Service Day provides the Wittenberg alumni community an opportunity to engage in a service event that focuses on building relationships with servant leaders in our community and reflect on how to use your gifts and talents for the common good. Join us in passing our light on, this year during our annual Celebrate Service Day- Alumni Edition event. In true Tiger spirit, we invite you to serve others and your community in partnership with fellow alumni, students, faculty, and staff. The following Alumni Chapters plan to host service opportunities: Buffalo- Operation Gratitude- April 17 Cincinnati- TBD- April 18 Cleveland- Kids Book Bank- April 18 Columbus- Columbus Parks & Rec.- April 18 Dayton- Five River Metro parks- April 18 Denver- Food Bank of the Rockies- April 18 Springfield- Campus Clean Up- April 19 Chicago- Cradles to Crayons- April 19 Not located in a Chapter area? No problem. Contact alumni@wittenberg.edu by April 1 if you'd like to host a service event in your area.

MayWednesday6

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2020-05-06 17:00:00 2020-05-06 17:00:00 America/New_York Last Day of Spring Semester Classes Good Luck on your exams and have a great summer! Wittenberg University

MayFriday15

2:15pm
Baccalaureate Weaver Chapel
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2020-05-15 14:15:00 2020-05-15 14:15:00 America/New_York Baccalaureate One of the university's most beautiful buildings, Weaver Chapel, provides the setting for Wittenberg's Baccalaureate Service at 2:15 p.m. on Friday, May 11. The entire campus community, parents and friends are invited to attend this service. Planned by the university pastors and members of the senior class, the Baccalaureate Service lasts approximately an hour. Tickets are not required and graduates do not wear their academic regalia. Pre-service music begins at 1:45 p.m. Weaver Chapel

MaySaturday16

10:30am
Commencement Commencement Hollow
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2020-05-16 10:30:00 2020-05-16 10:30:00 America/New_York Commencement Wittenberg University celebrates its graduates each year in May with Commencement Exercises in picturesque Commencement Hollow. Event Details All guests should be seated by 10:30 a.m. Exercises will take place in Commencement Hollow unless weather prevents it. In the event of inclement weather, the program will be held in the Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Center. Tickets are required for an indoor ceremony. The Myers Hall Bell will ring twice during the morning to signify that the program will take place outdoors. Either way, all graduates will have the opportunity to #StompTheSeal. Commencement Home Page Commencement Hollow

JuneFriday19

9:00am
Orientation Session 1 Benham-Pence Student Center
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2020-06-19 09:00:00 2020-06-19 09:00:00 America/New_York Orientation Session 1 Welcome, Wittenberg Tiger of the Class of 2024! We are thrilled that you have chosen to continue your education at Wittenberg University. Destination Wittenberg: New Student Orientation Destination Wittenberg is the New Student Orientation program that helps first-time freshmen and transfer students begin to acclimate to life as a Wittenberg University scholar. This one-day program, held on campus, begins at 8:00 a.m. with check-in and concludes at 5:00 p.m. First-time freshmen and transfer scholars, and their families, are encouraged to participate in this program because it allows them to begin their successful transition to Wittenberg University. The program is designed to help scholars begin to identify their indentity as a Wittenberg scholar through sessions on academic and student life, tours of the Wittenberg campus, meeting with Wittenberg faculty and advisors, and connect with Wittenberg students and other members of the Wittenberg community. Orientation Home Page Benham-Pence Student Center

JuneSaturday20

9:00am
Orientation Session 2 Benham-Pence Student Center
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2020-06-20 09:00:00 2020-06-20 09:00:00 America/New_York Orientation Session 2 Welcome, Wittenberg Tiger of the Class of 2024! We are thrilled that you have chosen to continue your education at Wittenberg University. Destination Wittenberg: New Student Orientation Destination Wittenberg is the New Student Orientation program that helps first-time freshmen and transfer students begin to acclimate to life as a Wittenberg University scholar. This one-day program, held on campus, begins at 8:00 a.m. with check-in and concludes at 5:00 p.m. First-time freshmen and transfer scholars, and their families, are encouraged to participate in this program because it allows them to begin their successful transition to Wittenberg University. The program is designed to help scholars begin to identify their indentity as a Wittenberg scholar through sessions on academic and student life, tours of the Wittenberg campus, meeting with Wittenberg faculty and advisors, and connect with Wittenberg students and other members of the Wittenberg community. Orientation Home Page Benham-Pence Student Center

JuneFriday26

9:00am
Orientation Session 3 Benham-Pence Student Center
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2020-06-26 09:00:00 2020-06-26 09:00:00 America/New_York Orientation Session 3 Welcome, Wittenberg Tiger of the Class of 2024! We are thrilled that you have chosen to continue your education at Wittenberg University. Destination Wittenberg: New Student Orientation Destination Wittenberg is the New Student Orientation program that helps first-time freshmen and transfer students begin to acclimate to life as a Wittenberg University scholar. This one-day program, held on campus, begins at 8:00 a.m. with check-in and concludes at 5:00 p.m. First-time freshmen and transfer scholars, and their families, are encouraged to participate in this program because it allows them to begin their successful transition to Wittenberg University. The program is designed to help scholars begin to identify their indentity as a Wittenberg scholar through sessions on academic and student life, tours of the Wittenberg campus, meeting with Wittenberg faculty and advisors, and connect with Wittenberg students and other members of the Wittenberg community. Orientation Home Page Benham-Pence Student Center

JulyFriday10

9:00am
Orientation Session 4 Benham-Pence Student Center
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2020-07-10 09:00:00 2020-07-10 09:00:00 America/New_York Orientation Session 4 Welcome, Wittenberg Tiger of the Class of 2024! We are thrilled that you have chosen to continue your education at Wittenberg University. Destination Wittenberg: New Student Orientation Destination Wittenberg is the New Student Orientation program that helps first-time freshmen and transfer students begin to acclimate to life as a Wittenberg University scholar. This one-day program, held on campus, begins at 8:00 a.m. with check-in and concludes at 5:00 p.m. First-time freshmen and transfer scholars, and their families, are encouraged to participate in this program because it allows them to begin their successful transition to Wittenberg University. The program is designed to help scholars begin to identify their indentity as a Wittenberg scholar through sessions on academic and student life, tours of the Wittenberg campus, meeting with Wittenberg faculty and advisors, and connect with Wittenberg students and other members of the Wittenberg community. Orientation Home Page Benham-Pence Student Center

AugustThursday20

8:00am
New Student Move In Benham-Pence Student Center
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2020-08-20 08:00:00 2020-08-20 08:00:00 America/New_York New Student Move In Welcome to Wittenberg! Move-In for residential students will take place Thursday morning between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. and orientation activities will take place all day. An Opening Ceremony will take place in Wittenberg 's HPERC Pam Evans Arena, and all families are invited to attend. Commuter students will meet at 11:30 a.m. in Shouvlin 105 where they will receive information needed for the first few days on campus; families are also encouraged to attend. Move-In Day kicks off a weekend filled with events and activities that will help new students become acclimated to campus. The links below provide important details. Check back often in the days leading up New Student Move-In Day. Welcome Week Website Schedule of Events Benham-Pence Student Center

AugustMonday24

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2020-08-24 08:00:00 2020-08-24 08:00:00 America/New_York First Day of Fall Semester Classes The 2020-2021 academic year will open on Monday Aug. 24, 2020. Students should check MyWitt for information about course registration and class schedules. Related Links: MyWitt Office of the Registrar Academic Calendar Open Course Listing Wittenberg University
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