Once you have been accepted, you'll receive a call from a current student who has agreed to assist you in your transition to seminary. About a week before classes begin, new students spend several days in Orientation. Orientation is designed to assist you in meeting other new students, becoming acquainted with students that have completed their first year, and assimilating into the seminary life. In addition, the Vice President of Academic Administration will give you an overall perspective of seminary life, the Dean will welcome you over lunch, the Director of Admissions will challenge you to develop a vital spiritual life, and a theology professor will review ways to enhance your academic success. The Of course, the Admissions staff, together with the Orientation leaders, will ensure you are assisted during your move-in, will help you find housing, and will point you toward job opportunities that could work around your school hours.