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Dallas Campus Orientation

Fall 2015 Entering Students

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Our Fall Orientation will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2015. Please mark your calendars and be sure to attend. While Orientation is not required, it is highly recommended that new students and students transitioning from online-only/extension sites to the Dallas Campus attend.

RSVP for Orientation

Orientation Checklist   New Student To-Do List

Orientation Day Schedule

Department Information

Walvoord-1st Fl
8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Morning Sessions
7:45 AM Check-in
8:00 AM Intro/Welcome
8:30 AM Seminary Staff/Department Info
8:55 AM Break
9:10 AM Seminary Staff/Department Info contd.
10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM Seminary Life and Helpful Hints
11:00 AM Break
11:10 AM Meet the Academic Dean & Faculty
12:00 PM Lunch with Faculty & Staff
Afternoon Sessions
1:35 - 2:25 PM Get ID picture taken
1:40 – 2:10 PM Direct Loan Interview
(required if applying for loans)
1:40 – 2:00 PM Seminary Wives in Ministry
1:40 – 2:00 PM Black Student Fellowship
2:05 – 2:25 PM Women Student Fellowship
2:30 – 4:30 PM MMPI Assessment
(required of all students except non-degree, CBTS/CGS, DMin, and PhD)
6:30 – 8:30 PM New Student Dinner (Mitchell Dining Commons)

Please visit the Campus Map to view parking availability. Please park in either the Live Oak Street Parking lot (N1) or the General Parking lot (E6).

Things to look forward to:

  • Information important to beginning seminary life
  • Meet fellow students
  • Lunch with faculty and staff
  • Sing-along with Chaplain Bill Bryan
  • Get your DTS ID picture taken
  • Dinner with DTS Student Council

Further questions can be directed to Student Services, in person on the first floor of Walvoord, by email at, or by phone at 214-887-5360.