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For parents and families

All Tennessee Wesleyan orientation times have a family track that will provide sessions to inform families of the variety of services TWU has to offer students. Parent and family attendance is not required, but we strongly encourage participation. Parents and students will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with Financial Aid during Orientation.

Time Session
9 a.m. Check-In
9:30 a.m. Welcome
10:15 a.m.- 11:15 a.m. TWU Basics: Academic Life and Financial Aid
11:15 a.m.- 11:45 a.m. Student Life Q&A
11:45 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. Concurrent Sessions:
Student Success
Personalized Financial Aid Meeting (with student)

Where to stay

Athens has several hotels a short drive away from campus, and the following hotels offer a TWU discount for families during Orientation.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
106 Burkett L Witt Boulevard
Athens, TN 37303
(423) 507-0870
Special TWU Rate: $100 per room, plus tax, per night
*TWU preferred hotel.

Comfort Inn
2811 Decatur Pike, Athens TN 37303
423-252-8030
Variable discount based on availability
Ask for TWU rate

Holiday Inn Express
1819 Holiday Drive, Athens TN 37303
423-649-0003
15% discount on published rate
Ask for TWU Orientation