First Year Student Schedule

New Student Orientation begins on Wednesday, August 23; Classes for all students begin on Monday, August 28. When you get to campus, you'll receive a detailed schedule of ALL Orientation activities.

 

Wednesday

Time Activity Location
8-10 a.m. Continental Breakfast Johnson Center 
8 a.m.  Resident Students Check In Johnson Center
10 a.m.  Commuter Students Check In Johnson Center
11 a.m. Commuter Meeting Johnson Center Chapel
12 -1:30 p.m.

Picnic for all New Students and Families

(Rain Location: Please use the ticket you were given to determine the exact time of your lunch in Hoover Dining Commons.)

Hoover Courtyard

 

1:30-1:45 p.m. Farewell to Family & Friends  
1:45 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Students meet their College Experience (Gen 100) Class  The Quad
5-6:30 p.m.  Dinner Hoover Dining Commons
6:30-8:30 p.m.  New Student Olympics (Students compete in unique games with their section for team prizes.)  Intramural fields (By Blossom Hall)
8:30 p.m.  Residence Hall Floor Meetings Residence Halls

 Thursday

Time  Activity Location
7:15 a.m.  Gen 100 Section Breakfast for sections  1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 18 Hoover Dining Commons
7:45 a.m. Gen 100 Section Breakfast for sections  4, 7, 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21 Hoover Dining Commons
8 a.m.  Camp Gideon (for sections 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 18) Vans leave from Osborne Hall
8:15 a.m.  - 11 a.m. Class meeting (for sections 4, 7, 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21) Check your printed schedule
11 a.m. - 12 noon Lunch Hoover Dining Commons
12 noon - 5 p.m.  Into the Streets (for sections 4, 7, 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21) Vans leave from behind the Brehme Centennial Center
5-6:30 p.m.  Dinner Hoover Dining Commons
6-7 p.m. Commuter Social Founders Hall Commuter Lounge
6:30 - 8 p.m.  Dessert Social  Myers Lounge in WWF Residence Halls
8-9:30 p.m.  Karaoke Johnson Center Chapel

Friday

Time  Activity Location
7:15 a.m.  Gen 100 Section Breakfast for sections 4, 7, 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21 Hoover Dining Commons
7:45 a.m. Gen 100 Section Breakfast for sections 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 18 Hoover Dining Commons
8 a.m.  Camp Gideon (for sections 4, 7, 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21) Vans leave from Osborne Hall
8:15 a.m. - 11 a.m. Class meeting (for sections 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 18) Check your printed schedule
11 a.m. - 12 noon Lunch Hoover Dining Commons
12 noon - 5 p.m.  Into the Streets (for sections 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 18) Vans leave from behind the Brehme Centennial Center
5-6:30 p.m.  Dinner Hoover Dining Commons
6:30 p.m. Movie Night (At Canton Palace Theatre) Vans leave from in front of the Randall Campus Center/The Barn beginning at 6:30 p.m.
10 p.m.  Dance Mash-up Tennis courts (Rain Location-ECC)

Saturday

Time  Activity Location
8-10 a.m.  Continental Breakfast Hoover Dining Commons
10 a.m. - 12 noon Amazing Race: A Tour of Your New City Meet behind Brehme Centennial Center
12 noon - 2 p.m.  Lunch Hoover Dining Commons
2-4:30 p.m.  Chaos Day Behind Brehme Centennial Center
 5 - 8:30 p.m. Campus Block Party The Quad
9-11 p.m.  ResHallapalooza Look for info posted on the entrances of your residence halls. Commuters are warmly invited to attend!

Sunday

Time  Activity Location
8-9:30 a.m.  Continental Breakfast Hoover Dining Commons
10:30 a.m. Worship at a local church A list is provided outside the Office of Spiritual Formation in the Barn
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Brunch Hoover Dining Commons
2-5 p.m. Calendaring:How to sync your calendar for all things academic and social Check your printed schedule
4-6 p.m.  Multicultural Mixer Check your printed schedule
4:30-6 p.m.  Dinner Hoover Dining Commons
8-9 p.m.  Celebration, A Night of Student-led Worship  Quad (Rain Location- JC Worship Center)