Student Orientation

DTS welcomes the Spring 2016 Entering Class! Below are additional resources to help you get oriented to the Seminary.

Orientation Checklist    New Student To-Do List

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Continuing Orientation

Direct Loan Interviews

Monday, January 11, 11:30 AM–12:30 PM (CAC 204

MMPI Make-up Dates

Tuesday, January 12th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, CAC 102
Thursday, January 14th, 11:30am - 1:30pm, CAC 102
No RSVP required. Questions can be addressed to

Rapid Reading

Three sessions - one session per week for three weeks from 11:30am - 12:30pm on:

  • February 4
  • February 11
  • February 18

Cost: $30/individual or $50/couple. Sign up at the Cashier’s Office.

Library Tours

Turpin: Sign up at the circulation desk.

  • Tuesday, January 12, 11:30 am–12:20 pm
  • Wednesday, January 13, 11:30 am–12:20 pm

Classes in the Media Center

Please sign up in person at the Media Center, by phone at 214-887-5285 or by email to

Creating Bible Charts in Excel for Beginners

  • Tuesday, January 12, 11:30am–12:45pm
  • Thursday, January 21, 11:30am–12:45pm
  • Friday, January 29, 11:30am–12:45pm

Creating Bible Timelines in Prezi for Beginners

  • Friday, January 15, 11:30am–12:45pm
  • Tuesday, January 26, 11:30am–12:45pm

Introduction to WorldCat

  • Thursday, January 14, 11:30am-12:45pm
  • Wednesday, January 20, 11:30am-12:45pm

Turabian Style for DTS Papers

  • Wednesday, January 13, 11:30am–12:45pm
  • Friday, January 22, 11:30am–12:45pm
  • Thursday, January 28, 11:30am–12:45pm

Using Zotero to Format Footnotes & Bibliographies

  • Tuesday, January 19, 11:30am–12:45pm
  • Wednesday, January 27, 11:30am–12:45pm