New Parent & Family Orientation​

​Information for parents and families of new University of Findlay students


Welcome to the Oiler Nation family! Due to the unique circumstances surrounding COVID-19, we will be delivering most of our Parent & Family Orientation virtually this fall. This page is home to all things related to virtual Parent & Family Orientation fall 2020.


Virtual Arch Ceremony: Begins at 4:20 p.m. on Friday, August 14. You can watch it live from either location:

Watch LIVE via UFTV livestream or Facebook LIVE



Important Dates:


Thursday, August 13:

1:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Move-in for new students
Check-in at Alumni Memorial Union, Multi-Purpose Room


1:30 - 6:30 p.m.

New Parent Welcome - "Pop-in" at the President's house

Registration required


1:30 - 2:45 p.m.

College Parenting

Keynote presentation by David Coleman

David Coleman is a motivational speaker known on college campuses worldwide as The Dating Doctor. ™️ He has been honored 14 times as The National Speaker of the Year, 11 times by Campus Activities Magazine and three times by The National Association for Campus Activities. He is the only speaker to be honored as the National Entertainer of the Year!

Watch LIVE via UFTV livestream.



Friday, August 14:

4:20 - 5 p.m.

Virtual Arch Ceremony

Watch LIVE via UFTV livestream or Facebook LIVE


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If you haven't already, please download our app, Oiler Mobile. Our free app has a persona selector, which gives you quick access to parent-specific information. The app is available via iOS and Google Play by searching "Oiler Mobile."


Helpful Links

Oiler Start Safe & Stay Safe Plan

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Oiler Parent Blog

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