Jacket Journey

What is Jacket Journey?

Jacket Journey is Howard Payne University’s new student welcome week designed to inform entering students about life at HPU and equip them for success.


Click here to register for Jacket Journey 2016.  New student orientation is required for all first-year students. There is no fee for Jacket Journey.  If you do not have internet access, please call 325-649-8305 to register by phone.

Move-In Information

Fall Move-In will occur on Wednesday, August 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for new students. Students will check into the residence halls when they arrive on campus.

Event Schedule

Jacket Journey will occur Wednesday, August 17 through Sunday, August 21.

Schedule for Wednesday, August 17:

9:00am-12:00pm Residence Hall Move-In Residence Halls
1:00pm-3:00pm Jacket Journey Check-In Mabee University Center –
2nd Floor; Bullion Suites
1:00pm-3:00pm Vendor Fair Muse Plaza
3:00 pm Parent & Family Session Mims Auditorium
4:45 pm President’s Picnic *
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5:30pm President’s Picnic *
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6:30 pm Chime In Mims Auditorium
7:00 pm Session 1 Mims Auditorium

*Please attend your designated time for President’s Picnic to help with seating availability.

We encourage all families and guests to attend the events through Chime In at 6:30 p.m.

Students should plan to be involved in Jacket Journey through Sunday, August 21.