P.A.W.S. Orientation and One-Stop-Shop

Preparing, Advising & Welcoming Students

P.A.W.S., which stands for Preparing, Advising, and Welcoming Students, is the name of the new student onboarding program that Fisk University will require of all first-year students starting their first semester in the fall term. P.A.W.S. is intended to help first-year students make a smooth transition to college and become used to the community on campus by providing them with opportunities to participate in a variety of programs and events.





Preparing and Advising 

Students will meet with various key offices to complete the financial clearance process and academic advising:

  • Admissions

  • Financial Aid

  • Student Accounts

  • Residence Life and Campus Services

  • AESP (Academic Advising)

  • Registrar

Welcoming Students (New Student Orientation

  • First-year students will connect with their future classmates, prepare for life inside and outside the classroom, and learn to navigate campus life.

  • Workshops and sessions that will provide support and answer questions relating to academics, health, safety, college transitions, and support services.

  • Opportunity to meet with academic departments, an overview of university resources and technology, and a chance to interact with multiple university offices that will support the 澳门皇冠赌场平台 University journey.


Important Dates

Move-In: August 5, 2023 

  • New Livingstone Hall: - 9 am - 12 noon

  • Jubilee Hall: 9 am - 12 noon

  • Crosthwaite Hall: 1 pm - 4 pm

  • Shane Hall - 1 pm - 4 pm

Orientation: August 6 - 13, 2023

  • Parent Orientation: August 6, 2023

  • International Student Orientation: August 6, 2023

To view the full schedule, click here 澳门皇冠赌场平台-PAWS 2023 Schedule

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Reasonable hotel rates:

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Nashville MetroCenter

100 French Landing Dr, Nashville, TN 37228


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401 Union Street Nashville, TN 37219

(615) 988-8511

Home2 Suites by Hilton Nashville MetroCenter

410 Dominican Dr, Nashville, TN 37228


Holiday Inn® Nashville Vanderbilt

2613 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203

Office: (615) 321-8259



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Nashville and Fisk University have had such an amazing relationship from the beginning of the university in 1866. From the cities, musical roots starting here with our Fisk Jubilee Singers, to the amazing dining

 experiences you will find just moments away from campus. Giving all who visit the urban experience with the personality of small-town living.