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Instagram Fun Just for Freshmen!

Week One 

June 7 | Meet our Orientation Leaders in our story | Story Q&A: Let us know what you're most excited for when you head to campus in the fall!

June 11 | Our OLs are taking over the Honors stories for a full day tour of campus and nearby hot spots! Make sure to follow along to find out where to grab a great cup of coffee, the secret study spots and more.

Week Two

June 14 | Honors merchandise giveaway! Check out our feed for your chance to win fun Honors swag! 

June 17 | 7:00 PM | It's our first 2021 orientation Instagram LIVE! The OLs will be taking questions during the hour about anything and everything related to your freshman year. It's a super casual format where you can all your questions, big or small!

Week Three

June 21 | IG story - This or that? 

June 25 | This time, the OLs are taking over as they venture out into Columbia for the day. They'll show you some of their favorite city activities, take you on a mural tour and end the day with one of the best places in town to catch the sunset!

Week Four

July 1 | 7:00 PM  | Time for another Instagram Live! This time OLs and other Honors students will be sharing their favorite freshman Honors memories. You don't want to miss this fun trip down memory lane!

Week Five

July 5 | Now we want to hear from you! The OLs will be posting a spot in the Honors stories where our incoming freshmen can tell them what sort of content they want to see during the rest of the summer. 

July 10 | One of the best spots in Columbia on a Saturday morning is the Soda City Market! Our orientation leaders are headed to Main Street to give you a tour of the market - food trucks, street performers, fresh veggies and flowers and more! 

Week 6

July 12 | Instagram giveaway: Swag bag full of Soda City Market goodies! 

July 15 | 7:00 PM | IG Live: Join us to discuss the amazing opportunities available through our national fellowships office and how every Honors student can and should take advantage of the process! We'll also talk with Wyatt Geist, the Honors mental health liaison, about overcoming the hurdle of imposter syndrome.  

Week 7

July 19 | IG story: What kind of Honors student are you? Are you super messy or super tidy? Do you need a solid eight hours of sleep or are you the "pull an all-nighter and drink a gallon of coffee" type? Let's chat about it!

July 23 | Takeover time! Follow along as we share a day in the life of an Honors student!

Week 8

July 29 | 7:00 PM | Instagram Live: "Back to School" tips! We'll talk about how to thrive during your freshman year in the Honors College!

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