Summer Welcome is under way on the University of Missouri campus, bringing in thousands of incoming freshmen and their parents between now and July 8.
The orientation program, which began running overlapping two-day sessions Monday, is a crash course in all things MU. Students learn about residential hall life and social activities while parents get information about campus safety and financial aid.
"It's one of the best programs in the country," said Dave Rielley, coordinator of new student programs.
He credits involvement from various campus groups. The Wellness Center, MU Police Department and various schools and colleges all play a part.
But at …