Congratulations on your acceptance to Spring Hill College! Now your journey to becoming a Badger has begun. Welcome to the Spring Hill College family! The Center for Student Involvement offers great opportunities to learn more about programs and services here on the Hill over the summer. 

Badger Connection 2022

Badger Connection (BC) is our summer orientation event for incoming students. These events occur in the early summer to prepare and welcome new Badgers and their families to the Spring Hill College family. Students will receive a one time Badger Connection fee on their student bill. Students may bring up to three guests with them to orientation. Pricing can be found on the registration pages linked below. 

Badger Connection is mandatory for all new incoming students to attend. This year we are offering two opportunities to head to the Hill over the summer! BC Session One will be held Sunday, June 26, 2022 through Monday, June 27, 2022. BC Session Two will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2022 through Friday, July 1, 2022. Virtual BC Session Three will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2022.

The deadline to register for BC Session #1 is Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 11:30 pm.

The deadline to register for BC Session #2 is Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 11:30 pm.

The deadline to register for Virtual BC Session #3 is Monday, August 8, 2022 at 11:30 pm.

If you cannot make either of these two sessions, please contact your Admissions Recruiter and badgerconnection@shc.edu.

Virtual Badger Connection 2022 Schedule

Students will receive an email prior to Badger Connection with links to access orientation and other resources. This email will go to their Spring Hill email Account. 

Pre-Badger Connection Checklist

  • Preview Badgerweb
  • Access Email & Badgerweb
  • Take Foreign Language Assessment

Badger Connection Schedule

8:30AM – 8:35 amInterfaith Prayer
8:35AM – 9:05 amWelcome & BC Introductions 
9:05 AM – 9:35 amAdvising Preparation
9:35 AM – 9:55 amMaking it Make Cents
9:55 AM -11:10 amBadger Krewe Breakouts
11:10 AM -11:30 amBreak/Make Lunch
11:30 AM -12:00 pmLunch & Learn; Staff Panel / Parent Panel 
12:00 PM -12:15 pmGoodbyes

Individual Course Scheduling & Optional Events

12:30PM-4:30PM Virtual Advising

Student Night Events

6:30PM-7:00PM Student Panel

7:00PM-8:00PM Badger Bash

Badger Connection 2022 Student Schedule

DAY ONE:

10:00 am – 12:00 pmCheck-inNew Hall
11:00 am – 12:00pmMass (All are welcome)St. Joseph Chapel
12:30 pm – 1:15pmBadgers Luncheon Barter Student Center, Dining Hall
1:20 pm – 1:50 pmWelcome & Badger Connection Team IntroductionsBarter Student Center, LeBlanc Ballroom
1:50 pm – 2:25 pmBadger KrewesMultiple Locations
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

2:30 pm

3:00 pm
Pathways & Academic Support & Advising

Group A: Academic Support & Advising Group B: Pathways
 
Group B: Academic Support & Advising Group A: Pathways 
Burke Memorial LibraryBarter Student Center, LeBlanc Ballroom
3:40 – 4:40 pmBadger Krewes (Scavenger Hunt)Multiple Locations
4:45 pm – 5:40 pmFirst Four Weeks (With BC Guides)Arlene Mitchell Theater
5:45 pm – 6:45 pm DinnerBarter Student Center, Dining Hall
6:50 pm – 7:30 pm  Student Panel (With BC Guides)Byrne Memorial Hall
7:35 pm – 9:30 pmBadger Bash: Rec The NightArthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center

DAY TWO:

8:30 am – 9:30 amBreakfast Barter Student Center, Dining Hall
8:45 am – 9:05 amHonors Social Barter Student Center, LeBlanc Ballroom
9:05 am – 9:25 amTRiO Student Support Services SocialBarter Student Center, LeBlanc Ballroom
9:30 am – 10:00 amMaking it Make Cents: With Student Financial ServicesBarter Student Center, LeBlanc Ballroom
10:05 am – 12:05 pmRotationsQuinlan Hall
12:10 pm – 1:10 pmLunch & Meet your Badger StaffBarter Student Center, Dining Hall
1:15 pm – 3:15 pmAdvising/Course SchedulingBurke Memorial Library
2:20 pm – 3:45 pm  Checkout/Student ID PickupNew Hall, Lobby

Student Rotations Breakdown: Day 2 10:30 am-12:10pm

Time:Group A:Group B:
10:05-10:35amAcademic Opportunities: Italy Center, Honors, and TRiOLiving on the Hill: Residence Life & Center for Student Involvement
10:35-11:05amLiving on the Hill: Residence Life & Center for Student InvolvementAcademic Opportunities: Italy Center, Honors, and TRiO
11:05-11:35amFaith & Service: Campus Ministry & Foley CenterBreak: Snacks & Ice Breaker
11:35am-12:05pmBreak: Snacks & Ice BreakerFaith & Service: Campus Ministry & Foley Center

**Schedule Subject to Change**

Badger Connection 2022 Parent Schedule

DAY ONE:

10:00 am – 12:00 pmCheck-inNew Hall
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Mass (All are welcome)St. Joseph Chapel
12:30pm – 1:15 pmBadgers Luncheon Barter Student Center, Dining Hall
1:20 pm – 1:50 pmWelcome & Badger Connection Team IntroductionsBarter Student Center, LeBlanc Ballroom
1:50 pm – 3:50 pmParent Breakout: RotationsQuinlan Hall
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm Pathways & AcademicsLucey Administration, Gautrelet
4:45 pm – 5:30 pmCampus ToursMultiple Locations
5:45 pm – 6:45 pmDinnerBarter Student Center, Dining Hall
6:45 pm – 8:30 pmParent ReceptionBarter Student Center, McKinney’s

DAY TWO:

8:30 am – 9:30 amBreakfast Barter Student Center, Dining Hall
8:45 am – 9:05 amHonors Social Barter Student Center, LeBlanc Ballroom
9:05 am – 9:25 amTRiO Student Support Service SocialBarter Student Center, LeBlanc Ballroom
9:30 am – 10:30 amFirst Four Weeks & Parent PanelBarter Student Center, Dining Hall
10:30 am – 11:15 amCoffee BreakBarter Student Center, McKinney’s
11:20 am – 11:55 amMaking it Make Cents: With Student Financial ServicesBarter Student Center, LeBlanc Ballroom
12:00 pm – 1:10 pmLunch & Meet your Badger StaffBarter Student Center, Dining Hall
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Staff PanelBarter Student Center,LeBlanc Ballroom
2:20 pm – 3:45 pmCheckout/Student ID PickupNew Hall, Lobby

Parent Rotations Breakdown: Day 1 1:50-3:50pm

Time:Group A:Group B:
1:50 – 2:20pmAcademic Opportunities: Italy Center, Honors, and TRiOLiving on the Hill: Residence Life & Center for Student Involvement
2:20 – 2:50pmLiving on the Hill: Residence Life & Center for Student InvolvementAcademic Opportunities: Italy Center, Honors, and TRiO
2:50 – 3:20pmFaith & Service: Campus Ministry & Foley CenterAlumni & Parent Programs Mixer: Snacks and Drinks provided
3:20pm – 3:50pmAlumni & Parent Programs Mixer: Snacks and Drinks providedFaith & Service: Campus Ministry & Foley Center

**Schedule Subject to Change**


Badger Beginnings 2022

All incoming students will participate in Badger Beginnings upon moving into campus in the Fall. Badger Beginnings will be a fully immersive experience into Spring Hill College and that #BadgerLife. Parents and guests are welcome for Move In Day on Thursday, August 18, 2022 and for a half day session on the morning of Friday, August 19, 2022. Badger Beginnings will be held August 18-21, 2022 this year. New students are required to attend these pre-class programs.


Accepted Student Checklist and Move-In Day

Before you join us on The Hill in August, see the Badger Checklist for other next steps you can take to be prepared.

Move-in day is Aug. 18, 2022. You will be greeted by Spring Hill faculty, staff and students who will be on hand to help you move into your new home.

Check your email for specifics about all of the above. Questions? Call 251-380-3030.

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