Orientation Summer 2018 Doctor of Chiropractic
Tri One Extended Orientation
Congratulations on your decision to become a student at Parker University! We believe you have made the right decision, and we hope you are excited about the wonderful learning experiences and challenges that await you.
Things to know about your New Student Orientation:
  1. Complete the online RSVP and DC Orientation Packet. The packet is required before registration in Trimester One courses and should be completed by April 30th (MyParker login and password are required). 
  2. For Doctor of Chiropractic students it is a two-day mandatory Orientation.
    • Parking for both days is available in any unnumbered parking spot on campus. 
    • Thursday, May 3rd: Registration opens at 8:00 am. The program starts at 9:00 am, breakfast is provided prior to the start of the program. Students will register at the Student Activity Center Lobby.
    • Friday, May 4th: Check-in starts at 8:30 am and the program starts at 9:00 am with a light breakfast provided prior to start time. Students will check in at their first Trimester classroom (TBD).
  3. There is a free social event available after activities end on Thursday. This free social event is optional but highly encouraged as many of our students create bonds with each other at this event.

You are about to begin your career in chiropractic at the best college in the country, and we look forward to helping you achieve great success. Should you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact Student Affairs at 214.902.2422 or Sierra.Jones@parker.edu.

Be aware that you are required to attend Orientation and Tri 1 Extended Orientation, If you are unable to attend this time, you will be required to attend in August 2018.

Parker Prep-Workshop Information

Parker Prep Workshops for Summer 2018:


May 10th: Study Skills and Time Management with Connor Edwards, Tri 6 DC student, 12p-12:50p

May 11th: Stress Management and using Temperament for Success, 11a-1p- MANDATORY FOR TRI 1, Lunch provided

May 17th: Test taking Skills with Connor Edwards, 12p-12:50p

May 24th: Sleep Smarter-Be Smarter, 12p-12:50p

June 14th: Overcome Test Anxiety, 12p-12:50p

Future Dates

Fall: August 30 and 31
Winter: January 3 and 4
Summer: May 2 and 3
Fall: August 29 and 30
DC Orientation RSVP & Packet
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Orientation Schedule
Summer 2018 Honor Code Ceremony

Honor Code Convocation
is a concluding event to orientation for Parker Tri 1 chiropractic students. This special ceremony marks the transition from an undergraduate program to the privileges and responsibilities of doctorate level study. Students and their families will be welcomed into the Parker family with a brief history of the University, Dr. Parker’s vision for chiropractic, as well as hear from a guest speaker about the importance of integrity within the chiropractic profession. Students will then recite the chiropractic oath, take an honor code, and are publicly introduced as they walk across the Parker stage. Family and friends of the student are highly encouraged to attend this event, as well as mingle with other faculty, staff, and students of Parker University before and after the ceremony.



Honor Code Ceremony

Monday, May 7, 2018
Time: Mixer 4:45 pm-5:30 pm
Ceremony: 5:30 pm

Parker University, Standard Process Center



Dress Code: Professional Attire ( Recommendations:: Suite with tie, dresses or skirts of appropriate length, tops without plunging necklines. Please be tasteful, as this is educational achievement being celebrated with your future professors, peers, and family. Some bending may occur when signing your pledge and code.)