January Orientation

We are delighted that you are joining Malone University! We look forward to welcoming you on Saturday, January 8, 2022

Please note the following schedule, which is intended to help new and transferring students experience a smooth transition to Malone. We will provide complimentary desserts and beverages to welcome you to our community. If you are planning to attend, and you have questions, you may contact Pattie Anderson at panderson@malone.edu or by calling 330-471-8273.

Our orientation will feature dialogue concerning academic issues and residence life. Many important questions will be answered during this time, and you will also receive your student identification card. 

If you have any questions, please be sure to call 330-471-8273 or email

Saturday, January 8, 2022

Time Activity Location
3 p.m. Residential Student Check-in Randall Campus Center (also known as “The Barn”) in Emma’s Café on the 1st level.
3:45 p.m. Commuter Student Check-in Randall Campus Center (also known as “The Barn”) in Emma’s Café on the 1st level.
4-5 p.m. Spiritual Formation Welcome The Barn
5:15 p.m. Dinner & Bowling Please RSVP Gwen Gelofsack ggelofsack@malone.edu

Sunday, January 9, 2022

Time Activity Location
9:30 a.m. Breakfast Bagel Bar Emma's in the Barn
10:30 a.m. Canton First Friends Worship Service Vans Leave Barn at 10:15 a.m.
12:00 p.m. Lunch Emma’s Café in the Barn
1 p.m. Student IDs Randall Campus Center (also known as “the Barn” – 2nd level)
1:30 p.m. Desserts and Informational Meeting Randall Campus Center, Stewart Room
2:15 p.m. Find your classes! Campus Tour (weather permitting) Stewart Room
3:30 p.m. Hot Cocoa Bar Barn
Monday at 11 am New students are invited to lunch with the Deans or Meet with your Advisor Meet in the Barn

If you need to purchase books or supplies, the Campus Store will be open January 3-7, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Orientation Information Session

Orientation will cover topics such as:

  • Classes, scheduling, and MaloneXpress
  • Pendle Hill Pledge
  • Business and Financial Aid questions
  • Information Technology
  • Student Development & how to connect to campus
  • Meal Plans for residents & commuters
  • Co-curricular opportunities
  • The Center for Student Success and how we support students
  • Financial Aid questions
  • Campus Safety
  • Spiritual Formation Opportunities