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    2015 New Student Orientation (September 4/5 - 8) - Available in May 2015

    2014 New Student Orientation Schedule 

    Events marked with ** are required for all new first-year students.

    Friday, August 29 (Move-In Day 1 ) 

    Events marked **required** on this day are required only for those new students scheduled to move-in on Friday, August 29

    Move-in Begins 

    7:00pm - Hall meetings & activities **required**

    8:30pm - midnight - Campus Event

    Saturday, August 30 (Move-In Day 2)

    Events marked **required** today and for the remainder of NSO are required for all new students regardless of their move-in date.

    Move-in Continues
    11am- 2pm - Campus -Wide Programming (all new students who moved in Friday)

    3:00-3:25pm - Off-campus Student Check-In, Cartwright Center
    3:30pm - University Welcome & Eagle Groups, Mitchell & Classroom Meeting Locations **Required**
    5:00pm - Dinner (picnic/bbq @ Whitney)
    7:00pm - Hall/Floor Meeting (chat with your RA for specific meeting location) **Required**
    8:00pm - Chillin’ with the Chancellor, Wittich Lawn
    10:30pm - Frederick Winters, Hypnotist, Valhalla

    Sunday, August 31

    Continental Breakfast- Whitney
    10:00am-noon - Eagle Groups - Campus Classrooms **Required**
    Brunch/ Lunch - Whitney Center

    1:30 & 2:30pm - Transfer Student Informational Sessions, 1400 Centennial Hall
    2:30-4:00pm - Eagle Groups - Campus Classrooms **Required**
    4:00pm - Class Photo on football field, Veterans Stadium
    6:15-7:45 pm - Maroon Platoon Palooza, Veterans Stadium
    8:30-10:30pm - Movie @ the Stadium, Veterans Stadium
    11:00pm - Midnight Fun Run, Clocktower & Veterans Stadium

    Monday, September 1

    Breakfast , Whitney
    10:00am-noon - Eagle Groups **Required**
    Lunch - Whitney Center
    1:30pm - Awareness Through Performance (ATP), Valhalla, Cartwright Center (Angell, Coate, Hutch, Sanford, Reuter)
    4:00pm - Awareness Through Performance (ATP), Valhalla, Cartwright Center (Eagle, White, Laux, Drake, Wentz, off-campus students)
    6:00-8:00pm - REC Fest, Recreational Eagle Center