2019 New Student Orientation Schedule 

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

Friday, August 30 (Move-In Day 1) expanding section
  • 9:00am-1:00pm: Move-In Begins (Angell, Eagle, Laux, Wentz, White)
  • Hall Activities
    • Location and times displayed in Hall lobby
  • 4:30-7:30pm: Dinner at Whitney Center
  • 7:00pm: Free Movie Friday
    • Theatre, Lower Level, Student Union
    • Sponsored by CAB
  • 8:00-10:30pm: Hall Activities
    • Location displayed in Hall lobby
  • 9:30pm: Free Movie Friday
    • Theatre, Lower Level, Student Union
    • Sponsored by CAB
Saturday, August 31 (Move-In Day 2) & NSO begins for commuter first year students expanding section

Events marked **required** are required for all new students regardless of their move-in date.

  • 9:00am-1:00pm: Move-In Continues (Coate, Drake, Hutchison, Sanford)
  • 9:00am-1:00pm: Hall Activities (Angell, Eagle, Laux, Wentz, White)
    • Location displayed in Hall lobby
  • 11am-1:30pm: Lunch at Whitney Center
  • *2:00-3:00pm: Eagle Group Time: Angell, Eagle, Laux, Reuter, Wentz, White
    • Meet outside of Residence Hall Lobby Entrance at 2:00pm
    • Eat dinner at 5pm
  • *3:00-3:30pm: Commuter First-Year Student Check-In
    • Meet at Information Center in the Student Union
  • *3:30-4:30pm: Eagle Group Time: Commuter First-Year Students
    • Meet at Information Counter in the Student Union
    • Eat dinner at 6pm
  • *3:30-4:30pm: Eagle Group Time: Coate, Drake, Hutchison, Sanford
    • Meet outside of Residence Hall Lobby Entrance at 5:00pm
    • Eat dinner at 6pm
  • *5:00-6:00pm: University Welcome and Class Photo
    • Stadium
    • Pick up t-shirt on your way into the Stadium
  • *6:00-7:00pm: Residence Hall House Meetings: Angell, Eagle, Laux, Reuter, Wentz, White
    • Eat dinner afterwards
  • *7:00-8:00pm: Residence Hall House Meetings: Coate, Drake, Hutchison, Sanford
    • Eat dinner beforehand
  • 5:00-7:30pm: Dinner
  • 7:00pm: Saturday Cinema
    • Theatre, Lower Level, Student Union
    • Sponsored by CAB
  • 7:00-9:30pm: Hall Activities
    • Location displayed in Hall Lobby
  • 9:00pm: #SoThisIsCollege
    • Featuring Hypnotist Chris Jones
    • The Bluffs, 2nd Floor, Student Union
    • Sponsored by CAB and Residence Life
  • 9:30pm: Saturday Cinema
    • Theatre, Lower Level, Student Union
    • Sponsored by CAB

 

Sunday, September 1 expanding section
  • Morning: Hall Activities
    • Location and times displayed in Hall Lobby
  • *9:00-10:15am: Eagle Group Time: Angell, Eagle, Laux, Reuter, Wentz, White
    • Meet outside of your Residence Hall Lobby Entrance at 9:00am
  • *10:45am-12:00pm: Eagle Group Time: Coate, Drake, Hutchison, Sanford
    • Meet outside of your Residence Hall Lobby Entrance at 10:45am
  • *10:45am-12:00pm: Eagle Group Time: Commuter First-Year Students
    • Meet at Information Counter at the Student Union
  • 11am-1:30pm: Lunch at Whitney Center
  • *1:00-2:30pm: ATP: "Awareness Through Performance": Eagle, Laux, Reuter, Wentz, Commuter First-Year Students
    • Bluffs, 2nd Floor, Student Union
    • Eat dinner afterwards at 4:30pm
  • 3:00pm: ATP Debrief: Eagle, Laux, Reuter, Wentz
  • *3:00-4:30pm: ATP: "Awareness Through Performance": Coate, Drake, White
    • Bluffs, 2nd Floor, Student Union
    • Eat dinner afterwards at 5:00pm
  • 6:00pm: ATP Debrief: Coate, Drake, White
  • 4:30-7:30pm: Dinner at Whitney Center
  • *5:00-6:30pm: ATP: "Awareness Through Performance": Angell, Hutchison, Sanford
    • Bluffs, 2nd Floor, Student Union
    • Eat dinner afterwards at 6:30pm
  • 7:30pm: ATP Debrief: Angell, Hutchison, Sanford
  • 7:00-11:00pm: Hall Activities
    • Location displayed in Hall lobby
  • 7:00-9:00pm: Swing Dance
    • Sponsored by Swing Dance/Ballroom Club
    • Student Union Lawn
  • 9:00pm: Moonlight Mile
    • Begins at Hoeschler (clock) Tower
  • 10:00pm: Silent Disco
    • Bluffs, 2nd Floor, Student Union
    • Sponsored by CAB
Monday, September 2 expanding section
  • *9:00-10:30am: "How to Help a Friend”: Eagle, Laux, Reuter, Wentz, Commuter First-Year Students
    • Bluffs, 2nd Floor, Student Union
  • 10:00am-12:00pm: Hall Activities (displayed in Hall lobby)
  • 10:30am: Find Your Classes
    • Meet in the lobby of the REC and Eagle Guides will take small groups out to find the location of your classes
  • *11:00-12:30pm: "How to Help a Friend”: Coate, Drake, White
    • Bluffs, 2nd Floor, Student Union
  • 11am-1:30pm: Lunch at Whitney Dining Center
  • 12:30pm: Find Your Classes
    • Meet in the lobby of the REC and Eagle Guides will take small groups out to find the location of your classes
  • *1:00-2:30pm: "How to Help a Friend”: Angell, Hutchison, Sanford
    • Bluffs, 2nd Floor, Student Union
  • 1:00-6:00pm: Hall Activities
    • Location displayed in Hall lobby
  • 2:30pm: Find Your Classes
    • Meet in the lobby of the REC and Eagle Guides will take small groups out to find the location of your classes
  • 3:00pm-5:00pm: Campus Life Hacks
  • Round 1 from 3:00-4:00pm
  • Round 2 from 4:00-5:00pm
  • Locations and Details displayed in Hall Lobby
  • 4:30-6:30pm: Cookout Dinner
    • Student Union
    • This is for students who have a meal plan.
  • 6:00-8:00pm: REC Fest
    • Recreational Eagle Center (REC)
    • Sponsored by REC Sports
  • 6:00-7:00pm: “How to Help a Friend” Debrief
    • Locations displayed in Hall Lobby