New Student Orientation

Fall 2012 New Student Orientation Schedule

Thursday, August 30th to Tuesday, September 4th

Thursday, August 30

9:00 – 3:00pm                   Orientation Headquarters Open*

9:00am                             Residence Halls open

9:00 – 3:00pm                   Commuter Student Open House*

11:00am-3:00pm               Local Service Fair*

3:00 – 5:30pm                   JAM Group Meeting

3:30                                 Class Photo

5:00 -5:30pm                    Scholarship Recipient Photos

5:30 – 6:00pm                   President’s Welcome*

6:00 – 7:00pm                   New Student Picnic*

7:00 – 8:00pm                   Commuter Student Welcome*

8:00 & 8:45pm                   Lute Follies (Repeat Performances)*

8:00 - 9:30pm                    Ice Cream Social*

9:30 – 10:30pm                  First Year ResHall Wing Meetings  

Friday, August 31

8:00 – 9:15am                    Breakfast with JAM Group

9:30 – 10:30am                    Academic Success & Family Farewell*

10:30 – 12:00                       Academic Advisor Meeting

12:00 – 1:15pm                  Academic Lunch

1:30 – 4:15pm                      Common Reading

4:15 – 6:00pm                    Lutes@Play

6:00 – 7:30pm                    BBQ Dinner

8:00 – 9:00pm                    RHC Meetings

9:00 – 12:00am                  Block Party

Saturday, September 1

Various Times                     On the Road

5:00 – 7:30pm                    Green Dot Dinner with ResHall Wings

8:00 – 9:30pm                    Sound Off Practice

9:30 – 10:30pm                  Sound Off

10:30 – 1:00am                  ASPLU Kick Off Dance  

Sunday, September 2

11:00 – 12:00pm                 University Congregation*

12:00 – 1:15pm                  Lunch with JAM Group

12:45 – 3:00pm                  President’s Reception

3:30 – 7:30pm                    Volleyball games/Field Games

4:30 – 6:30pm                    Dinner on Own

8:00 – 8:30pm                    Scholarship Recipient Info Session

9:00 – 11:00pm                   Late Night  

Monday, September 3

8:45 – 9:00am                  JAM Group Meeting

9:00 – 12:00pm                   Community Standards Rotating Sessions

12:00 – 2:30pm                 Lunch on Own

1:00 – 5:00pm                  Campus Information Sessions

9:00 – 10:00pm                 Residence Hall Wing Meetings  

Tuesday, September 4

7:30am                           New Student Gathering

8:30 – 10:00am               Convocation & Presidential Inauguration*

10:30 – 11:50am             Involvement Fair

11:50am                         Classes Begin

* Families are welcome to attend First Year Student Orientation events indicated with an asterisk.

Attendance will be taken at all italicized events. Those who do not attend will be required to attend a make-up session.