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Before You Attend Orientation:

Orientation Schedule at a Glance:
Fall 2019
  • Check-in between 8:30-9:20 a.m. in the lobby of Iowa Hall on the main campus in Cedar Rapids. The day will conclude by approximately 3:30 p.m.
Program includes:
  • Information about student services, student life and other campus resources.
  • A meeting with your advisor to enroll in your first semester courses.
  • Sessions for your parents or guests.
Parking and Directions:
  • Use the south entrance to campus. Park as close to the Iowa Hall/Mansfield Center doors as possible. Be on the lookout for ORIENTATION TODAY signs to help guide you to the right spot. See a full campus map at
Things to Bring:
  • Photo ID
  • Your Kirkwood Identification Number (k-number).
  • Copies of grade reports or transcripts for any college courses you have completed.
There is no cost to attend orientation.