Owl Expedition

Owl Expedition

Looking to get connected to KSU before the first day of classes? Sign-Up for Owl Expedition!

Dates: August 12, 2022 - August 14, 2022
Program Fee: $75.00*
Sign-Up Opens: May 1, 2022 | Cancellation Deadline: August 1, 2022 

Owl Expedition is a 3-day extended orientation program for first-year and transfer students held on both the Kennesaw and Marietta campuses. By attending Owl Expedition, students will build friendships, learn more about university resources, and engage in the KSU Community all while being led by experienced Extended Orientation Leaders (ELs).

Former students have described Owl Expedition as a “life-changing experience”. Our research has shown that students who participate in Owl Expedition are more likely to become active members in student life and pursue leadership roles in campus organizations.

Space is limited, so don’t delay in signing up!

To sign up for Owl Expedition:

Log in to the same Orientation sign-up system you used to enroll for your New Student Orientation session.
Click the “Optional Events” tab. 
Complete the questionnaire and click “Save.” 
Once you sign-up and complete the payment process, you will receive a confirmation message via email. Additional information, including a detailed program schedule with campus locations, will be sent via email as we get closer to the start of the program.

Program Schedule

A full schedule of events will be released soon!
Until then, check out our example schedule below:

  • Friday, August 12, 2022
  • 2:00PM – 3:00PM: Check-In
    3:00PM – 5:00PM: Opening Session
    5:00PM – 6:30PM: Group Dinner
    7:00PM – Evening Social  
  • Saturday, August 13, 2022
  • 8:30AM – 9:30AM: Small Groups with ELs
    9:30AM – 10:30AM: Keynote Speaker & Civic Engagement Activity
    10:30AM – 12:30PM: Group Brunch
    12:30PM – 1:30PM: Small Groups with ELs
    1:30PM – 3:30PM: Color Team Competition
    3:30PM – 5:00PM: Campus Tours
    5:00PM – 6:30PM: Group Dinner
    7:00PM – Evening Social 
  • Sunday, August 14, 2022
  • 8:30AM – 9:30AM: Small Groups with ELs
    9:30AM – 10:30AM: Campus Resource Scavenger Hunt
    10:30AM – 12:30PM: Group Brunch
    12:30PM – 1:30PM: Small Groups with ELs
    1:30PM –  Closing Session
    5:00PM –  First Year Convocation & Tailgate

Questions? Email us at ksuorientation@kennesaw.edu!

*Program fee covers an Owl Expedition t-shirt, other KSU promo items, social programs and meals for commuter students during the program. Students with a residential meal plan should swipe into the dining hall for meals.