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Orientation Date

Mark your calendars for mandatory new student orientation Friday, August 19th. Parents and family members are invited to attend the orientation events on Friday evening. If you have any questions about orientation please contact our office at (417) 581-8613.

Express Move-In

Dream Team Members will be awaiting your arrival to unload your car and carry items up to your apartment. Please make sure to arrive during your assigned time to take advantage of this perk. To ensure a smooth move-in process, we ask that the driver remains in the car until all belongings are unloaded and then park in the James River Youth parking lot. The driver will then be shuttled back to the apartment to help their student unpack.

Fall 2022-Spring 2023 Academic Calendar

Fall 2022

[ August 19-22 ] Move-in & Orientation

[ August 24 ] Classes Begin

[ August 27 ] Life Group Leader’s Conference

[ September 5 ] Labor Day: No Classes

[ October 10-13 ] Mid-Term Exams

[ October 13-15 ] Designed for Life Women’s Conference #1

[ October 17-18 ] Fall Break

[ October 20-22 ] Designed for Life Women’s Conference #2

[ October 31 ] October 31st Party

[ November 4-5 ] SOMO Youth Convention

[ November 23-25 ] Thanksgiving Break

[ December 3-4 ] James River Christmas

[ December 6-8 ] Final Exams

[ December 9 ] End of Fall Semester

Spring 2023

[ January 7-10 ] Spring Orientation

[ January 11 ] Spring Classes Begin

[ January 16 ] Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: No Classes

[ March 6-9 ] Mid-Term Exams

[ March 13-17 ] Spring Break

[ April 7 ] Good Friday Service

[ April 8 ] Easter Egg Hunt & Evening Services

[ April 9 ] Easter Sunday Services

[ April 28-29 ] Stronger Men’s Conference

[ May 1-3 ] Final Exams

[ May 5 ] Graduation

[ May 6 ] Move-out

Registration Process Checklist

Check your personal email account for the Network Account Creation email, which contains your student email address, student ID number, and login information. Notify Jaleah Willis, Jaleah.Willis@jamesriver.church if you have not received this email. The same username & password will be used to log in to the student portal, email account, and course commons.
Complete Student Portal Registration Checklist (can be accessed by selecting Registration Checklist from the menu) all items need to say Approved or Complete.
Register Vehicle/Reserve Student Parking Sticker
Personal Information
Health Form and Immunization Records
Consent and Lifestyle Forms
*Complete Financial Aid Information
*Financial Aid Review
*Bill and Payment Options
*Financial Registration Completion/first tuition payment due prior to move-in
Complete all necessary information in My Financial Aid. You will be directed to My Financial Aid as you are completing the “Complete Financial Aid Information” step in the checklist above.
Send us your final official transcripts with your final cumulative GPA, high school graduation date, and class rank.
Contact Beth Kirkpatrick (417-865-2815, Kirkpatrickb@evangel.edu) in Student Financial Services with any questions regarding financial aid.
Contact Angela Long (417-865-2815, Longa@evangel.edu) in Billing with any questions regarding payments or billing.
Check student email on a regular basis. This is the primary form of communication between the University & the students.
Course schedule, including course dates, times, & professor, can be found in the student portal under Academics/Schedule tab.
Purchase books—book requirements for each class can be found in the student portal under Academics/Main tab/Your Textbooks link.
Print the syllabus for each of your classes. The syllabus can be found in the student portal (Academics/Main tab) and should be available two weeks prior to the beginning of class. You will most likely have homework due on your first day/week of class so be sure you are prepared.

Student Housing

Embassy Apartments are located adjacent to the James River Church South Campus. Conveniently located within walking distance of our James River Church South Campus, Price Cutter grocery store, gas stations, and restaurants including Subway, Papa Murphy’s Pizza, Quizno’s, Domino’s Pizza, Prima’s Mexican, Maru Sushi, and Thai Palace.

If your student has any questions about housing or roommates, they may contact their Resident Director: Bayli (Bayli.Pope@jamesriver.church) or Carson Pope (Carson.Pope@jamesriver.church)

Apartment Amenities

Each 2- or 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment contains the following:

Full-size Refrigerator
Dishwasher
Microwave
Stove/Oven
Washer/Dryer Hookups
W/D not provided, but they can be rented
Twin bed for each student
Access to outdoor pool (May-September)
Access to apartment complex fitness center
Internet- 1 GIG speed per apartment

What to Bring Checklist

Individual Necessities

Mattress Cover with zipper required (twin regular, 7” thickness)
Sheets
Pillows
Comforter
Clothes hangers
Towels
Laundry detergent & laundry basket
Personal hygiene items
Personal Electronics: Laptop, Chargers, Instruments, Headphones

Items for your apartment to share

Shower curtain, bath mats
Trash cans (kitchen and bathrooms)
Cleaning supplies
Bathroom- glass cleaner, shower/toilet cleaner, toilet brush
Kitchen- dishwasher detergent, dish soap, paper towels
Vacuum (at least one per apartment)
Broom & dustpan (at least one per apartment)
Plates, bowls, cups, silverware, pots, pans, bakeware, etc.
Entertainment system: TV, gaming, DVD player, accessories
Couch, coffee table, or chairs (floor protector pads required)
Kitchen table & chairs
Lamps
Pictures, posters, décor (no wall stickers/adhesive tape permitted)
Air fresheners, wax warmers (no open flames)
Router for internet

Have More Questions?

Jaleah Willis, for questions regarding registration, scholarships, and academics:
Jaleah.Willis@jamesriver.church, 417-581-8613.
Carson Pope (men’s) or Bayli Pope (women’s), Resident Directors, for questions regarding housing and roommates:
Carson Pope – Carson.Pope@jamesriver.church
Bayli Pope – Bayli.Pope@jamesriver.church
Beth Kirkpatrick in Student Financial Services at Evangel, for questions regarding financial aid:
kirkpatrickb@evangel.edu, 417-865-2815 x 7735.
Bursar’s Office at Evangel, for questions regarding payments or billing:
417-865-2815 x 7700.