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First New Student Orientation Fall 2017

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NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

September 1 – 5, 2017

 

New Student Orientation (or NSO) is a time to learn about the resources you will need to be successful during your time at PLU and to make connections with your fellow Lutes. All new transfer students are highly encouraged to participate in all days of NSO. In the four days before classes begin, you will engage with current students, other new students, PLU faculty, and staff as we invite you into your new PLU community. We look forward to meeting you all and being a part of your collegiate experience.

First Year Student Orientation Schedule

The 5 days of NSO are packed with Lute traditions that will help all new Lutes transition to the PLU community. Some of these activities are listed below. The Gold Schedule is for those first year students registered for a Writing 101 course numbered 18-34 and those not registered for a Writing 101 course. The Black Schedule is for those first year students registered for a Writing 101 course numbered 1-17.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017


StartEventLocationEnd
8:00 amHealth Center Open (Optional)Health Center5:00pm
8:30 amNSO HeadquartersAUC Grey Area 6:00 pm
8:30 amResidential Student, Hall and NSO Check-inResidence Halls10:30 am
10:30 amLunch on your own (Optional)AUC Commons1:00 pm
11:00 amDiversity Center Reception (Optional)AUC Regency Room12:30 pm
12:00 pmCommuter Student NSO Check-inThe CAVE1:30 pm
2:00 pmNSO WelcomeOlson Auditorium2:30 pm
2:30 pmNew Student PhotoFoss Field
2:30 pmLute Group MeetingFoss Field5:40 pm
5:50 pmPresident's Welcome and NSO Family Farewell CeremonyOlson Auditorium
6:20 pmSustainable Dinner (Provided by PLU)Foss Field or AUC Commons7:30 pm
8:00 pmResidence Hall Wing MeetingsResidence Halls8:30 pm
8:30 pm RHC Social Activities (Optional)Halls
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2017


StartEventLocationEnd
7:30 amBreakfast on your own (Optional)AUC Commons
8:00 amNSO HeadquartersAUC Grey Area6:00 pm
8:20 amLute Group Meet UpVarious Locations
8:30 amLutes as Active Bystanders Various Locations
9:30 amOn The Road3:00 pm
3:15 pmLute Group Meet UpVarious locations
3:30 pmLutes@PlayFoss Field
5:15 pmLute Group MeetingVarious locations
6:00 pmDinner on your own (Optional)AUC Commons
7:00 pmLuteFollies (Optional)Karen Hille Phillips
7:00 pmBlock Party (Optional)Red Square9:00 pm
7:45 pmLuteFollies (Repeat Performance) (Optional)Karen Hille Phillips
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2017


StartEventLocationEnd
7:30 amBreakfast on your own (Optional)AUC Commons
8:00 amNSO Headquarters AUC Grey Area6:00 pm
8:20 amLute Group Meet upLute Group Locations
8:30 amAdulting: the PLU wayOlson Auditorium9:30 am
9:30 amLute Group SessionVarious locations11:30 am
11:30 amLunch on your own (Optional)AUC Commons1:20 pm
1:30 pmLute Group SessionVarious locations3:30 pm
3:30 pmThe "College" ExperienceOlson Auditorium
5:15 pmLute Group MeetingVarious locations
6:00 pmDinner on your own (Optional)AUC Commons
7:00 pmSound Off Practice (Optional)Residence Halls and CAVE
7:45 pmSound Off (Optional)Foss Field
8:30 pmStudent Activities Board (SAB) Late Night Activities (Optional)AUC
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017


StartEventLocationEnd
7:30 amBreakfast on your own (Optional)AUC Commons
8:00 amNSO Headquarters AUC Grey Area4:30 pm
8:50 amLute Group Meet upLute Group Location
9:00 amCommon Reading Classrooms
12:30 amLunch on your own (Optional)AUC Commons
2:00 pmLute Group GatheringLute Group Location
2:15 pmPLU Resource WorkshopsAUC4:30 pm
4:30 pmLute Group MeetingLute Group Location
5:30 pmEnd of NSO Celebration Dinner (Optional)AUC Commons
8:30 pmResidence Hall Wing MeetingResidence Halls
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017


StartEventLocationEnd
8:45 amAcademic Advising Meeting Classrooms
9:40 amStudents GatheringRed Square
10:00 amConvocation Olson Auditorium
11:50 amClasses begin
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017


StartEventLocationEnd
3:30 PMInvolvement Fair (Optional)Foss Field5:00 PM
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017


StartEventLocationEnd
8:00 amHealth Center Open (Optional)Health Center5:00pm
8:30 amNSO HeadquartersAUC Grey Area 6:00 pm
8:30 amResidential Student, Hall and NSO Check-inResidence Halls10:30 am
10:30 amLunch on your own (Optional)AUC Commons1:00 pm
11:00 amDiversity Center Reception (Optional)AUC Regency Room12:30 pm
12:00 pmCommuter Student NSO Check-inThe CAVE1:30 pm
2:00 pmNSO WelcomeOlson Auditorium2:30 pm
2:30 pmNew Student PhotoFoss Field
2:30 pmLute Group MeetingFoss Field5:40 pm
5:50 pmPresident's Welcome and NSO Family Farewell CeremonyOlson Auditorium
6:20 pmSustainable Dinner (Provided by PLU)Foss Field or AUC Commons7:30 pm
8:00 pmResidence Hall Wing MeetingsResidence Halls8:30 pm
8:30 pm RHC Social Activities (Optional)Halls
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2017

StartEventLocationEnd
7:30 amBreakfast on your own (Optional)AUC Commons
8:00 amNSO HeadquartersAUC Grey Area8:00 pm
8:20 amLute Group Meet UpVarious Locations
8:30 amLutes as Active BystandersVarious Locations
9:30 amLute Group SessionsVarious Locations11:30 am
11:30 amLunch on your own (Optional)AUC Commons1:20 pm
1:30 pmLute Group SessionsVarious Locations 3:30 pm
3:30 pmLutes@PlayFoss Field
5:15 pmLute Group MeetingVarious locations
6:00 pmDinner on your own (Optional)AUC Commons
7:00 pmLuteFollies (Optional)Karen Hille Phillips
7:00 pmBlock Party (Optional)Red Square9:00 pm
7:45 pmLuteFollies (Repeat Performance) (Optional)Karen Hille Phillips
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2017

StartEventLocationEnd
7:30 amBreakfast on your own (Optional)AUC Commons
8:00 amNSO HeadquartersAUC Grey Area6:00 pm
8:20 amLute Group Meet UpVarious Locations
8:30 amAdulting: the PLU wayOlson Auditorium9:30 am
9:30 amOn The Road3:00 pm
3:15 pmLute Group Meet UpVarious locations
3:30 pmThe "College" ExperienceOlson Auditorium
5:15 pmLute Group Meeting Various Locations
6:00 pmDinner on your own (Optional)AUC Commons
7:00 pmSound Off Practice (Optional)Residence Halls and CAVE
7:45 pmSound Off (Optional)Foss Field
8:30 pmStudent Activities Board (SAB) Late Night Activities (Optional)AUC
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017


StartEventLocationEnd
7:30 amBreakfast on your own (Optional)AUC Commons
8:00 amNSO Headquarters AUC Grey Area4:30 pm
8:50 amLute Group Meet upLute Group Location
9:00 amCommon Reading Classrooms
12:30 amLunch on your own (Optional)AUC Commons
2:00 pmLute Group GatheringLute Group Location
2:15 pmPLU Resource WorkshopsAUC4:30 pm
4:30 pmLute Group MeetingLute Group Location
5:30 pmEnd of NSO Celebration Dinner (Optional)AUC Commons
8:30 pmResidence Hall Wing MeetingResidence Halls
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017


StartEventLocationEnd
8:45 amAcademic Advising Meeting Classrooms
9:40 amStudents GatheringRed Square
10:00 amConvocation Olson Auditorium
11:50 amClasses begin
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017


StartEventLocationEnd
3:30 PMInvolvement Fair (Optional)Foss Field5:00 PM