Orientation Schedule

Below is a full outline of the Orientation Schedule. Some events may be subject to minor changes. Students will receive an official copy of the orientation schedule at check-in.

***Students will receive an official copy of the orientation schedule at check-in.

Orientation 2013

Oh The Places You'll Go!

Friday-- August 23, 2013

8:00am

Residence Hall Move-in and Resident Orientation Check-In

Assigned locations

10:30am

Complimentary Lunch (Optional)

 Johnson Dining Hall (Student Union)

11am

Commuter Orientation Check-In 

WPAC Lobby (Waldner Performing Arts Center) 

1:30pm

"You're Off to Great Places" - Orientation Kickoff

Wof Gymnasium (Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center

2:15pm

YCP for Parents and Families

Wolf Gymnasium (Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center)

2:15pm

Orientation Group Meeting: Meet your Orientation Group

Assigned Locations

3:15pm

"How Did It Get So Late So Soon?" -  Free Time/Family Departure

We encourage students to use this time to wrap up any last minute unpacking/loose ends and part with family members

4:30pm

"Fun is Good" - Playfair

M&T Field House (Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center)

6:30pm

Class of 2017 Welcome Dinner

 Johnson Dining Hall (Student Union)

8:30pm

Student Specific Sessions:

 
 

All Resident Students

Residence Hall Floor

 

First  Year Commuter Students  

WPAC Theatre (Waldner Performing Arts Center)

 

Transfer Commuter Students

DeMeester Recital Hall (Wolf Hall)

 

Adult Learners

Campbell Hall Lobby

9:30pm

Club Spartan 

Buechel Lounge/Johsnon Dining Hall (Student Union)

11:00pm

Bingo (during Club Spartan)

Back Johnson Dining Hall (Student Union)

Saturday-- August 24, 2013

7:30am

Open for Breakfast - "Green Eggs and Ham"

 Johnson Dining Hall (Student Union)

9:00am

Group Meeting—Chat with a Professor

Assigned Locations

10:30am

Your Major and You

See Right Column for locations

12:00pm

Excelling in Your First Semester (Group A)

Lunch (Group B)

WPAC Theatre

Johnson Dining Hall

1:30pm

Excelling in Your First Semester (Group B)

Lunch (Group A)

WPAC Theatre

Johnson Dining Hall

2:30pm

Open Session

On your own

5:00pm

Your Safety & Community Expectations (Group A)

Dinner  (Group B)

WPAC Lobby (Waldner Performing Arts Center) 

Johnson Dining Hall

6:30pm

Your Safety & Community Expectations (Group B)  Dinner  (Group A)

WPAC Lobby (Waldner Performing Arts Center)

8:00pm

Open Mic Night

Johnson Dining hall (Student Union)

9:15pm

Target Madness

Meet at the Wolf Hall Shuttle Stop to load the buses. Buses will be looping until 11pm.

11:30pm

Late Night Trivia

Buechel Lounge

Sunday-- August 25, 2013

9:30am

Brunch 

 Johnson Dining Hall (Student Union)

12:00pm

Group Meeting—Campus Life

Assigned Locations

1:00pm

DiversiMe University

WPAC Theatre (Waldner Performing Arts Center)

2:30pm

Open Session

On your own

4:00pm

Sex Signals (Group A)

Dinner (Group B)

WPAC

Johnson Dining Hall

6:00pm

Sex Signals (Group B)

Dinner (Group A)

WPAC

Johnson Dining Hall

7:45pm

Group Meeting— Program Discussion

See Assignment on Reverse

8:30pm

Brian Imbus- hypnotist/mentalist

WPAC Theatre (Waldner Performing Arts Center)

9:30pm

Grumbacher Free-Play

Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center 

10:30pm

Outdoor Movie: The Great Gatsby

Wolf Lawn (Rain Location: WPAC)

Monday-- August 26, 2013

7:00am

Breakfast 

 Johnson Dining Hall (Student Union)

9:00am

Final Group Meeting—Beyond Orientation

See Assignment on Reverse

10:30am 

Academic Convocation (seated by 10:15)

Wolf Gymnasium (Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center)

12:00pm

Lunch 

 Johnson Dining Hall (Student Union)

2:00pm

Academic Advising Sessions 

This information was mailed over the summer. 

4:00pm 

Involvement Fair and Campus Cookout 

Campus Mall (Rain: Grumbacher M&T Field House/Johnson Dining Hall)

6:00pm

Think Left and think Right- Where to find your classes!

Meet at the Fountain