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Friday, August 25, 2017

8 a.m.
  • Athlete and international student orientation check in:
    University Commons
8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Move in/orientation check in by halves of the alphabet:
    Res Halls/UC
Required
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Lunch – food trucks come to campus, dining hall open:
    UC parking lot
3:30 – 5 p.m.
  • Commuters student orientation check in:
    Campus Center
Required
4 – 5 p.m.
  • Residence hall meetings with parents and students:
    Res Halls
Required
5 – 6 p.m.
  • Matriculation Ceremony, all new students and families:
    Lehman Auditorium
Required
6 p.m.
  • Dinner with all new students and families on the lawn, picnic style (complimentary):
    Thomas Plaza/Front Lawn
7 p.m.
  • “Transfer Launch” Panel:
    Strite Auditorium, CC
Required
7 p.m.
  • Parents and students “First Generation” [College Student] Meeting: your toolkit for success at EMU:
    Campus Center
Required
7:30 p.m.
  • Family/student time: Open Gym, Climbing wall, Game Room, outdoor courts (equipment available for check out in Game Room):
    University Commons
8:30 p.m.
  • Residence hall meeting for students (families depart to their accommodations for the evening):
    Res Halls
Required
8:30 p.m.
  • Commuters meet in Common Grounds:
    Common Grounds
Required
9:30 p.m.
  • All new students, on campus activity:
    Thomas Plaza/Front Lawn
Required

Saturday, August 26, 2017

7:30 – 9 a.m.
  • Continental breakfast for all students with meal plan:
    Dining Hall
8 – 9 a.m.
  • Student writing section testing – select students will be notified if required to attend:
    Roselawn 221
Required if notified
8 – 8:30 a.m.
  • Honors Program: Continental Breakfast Reception (parents/students):
    Martin Chapel
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
  • Honors Program: Morning Mixer (students):
    Martin Chapel
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
  • Parent Meeting: Issues in Parenting College Students:
    Lehman Auditorium
Required
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • All first year students meet with writing instructors:
    Various locations
Required
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • First year students with out writing instructors – library orientation:
    Library
Required
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Parents meeting with Transitions teachers:
    Various locations
10:45 – 11:15 a.m.
  • Worship and blessing of new EMU students (all families and new students):
    Lehman Auditorium
11:30 a.m.
  • Goodbye to families:
    Lehman Auditorium
11:45 a.m.
  • Class of 2022 and 2020 photos, all first year students and transfers:
    Thomas Plaza
Required
12 – 1:45 p.m.
  • First year students meet with Transitions teachers:
    Various locations
Required
12 – 1:45 p.m.
  • Transfer student BREAK
2 – 5 p.m.
  • Content Meeting #1 (all first years and transfers):
    Discipleship Center, Martin Chapel, CC101
Required
5 – 5:30 p.m.
  • BREAK
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Dinner:
    Dining Hall
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • New Student Mixer co-hosted by CAC and LSA:
    Thomas Plaza
8 – 9:30 p.m.
  • All new students, off campus activity
10 p.m.
  • All new students, on campus activity:
    Thomas Plaza

Sunday, August 27, 2017

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Breakfast/sleep in:
    Dining Hall
10:30 a.m.
  • Student led worship:
    Martin Chapel
11:30 a.m.
  • Lunch:
    Dining Hall
12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Content Meeting #2 (all first year and transfers):
    Discipleship Center, Martin Chapel, CC101
Required
4:30 – 5 p.m.
  • BREAK
5 p.m.
  • Dinner:
    Dining Hall
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Welcome Back Quad Party co-hosted by CAC and BSU:
    Woods Quad
7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • “Sunday Sundae” and lawn games:
    Woods Quad

Monday, August 28, 2017

8 – 8:45 a.m.
  • All first year students: Engaging Learning at EMU:
    SC106
Required
8 – 9 a.m.
  • Transfer Students: Credit eval, curriculum intro:
    Campus Center, Strite Conference Room
Required
8:45 – 9:15 a.m.
  • COFFEE BREAK:
    SC Atrium
9:15 a.m.
  • Academic department gatherings – All new students:
    Various locations
Required
10:30 a.m. – noon
  • Content Meeting #3 (all first years):
    MainStage, SC 106, Comp. labs
Required
10:30 a.m.
  • Transfer student registration – with course selection:
    Campus Center
Required
10:45 a.m.
  • Transfer student registration – without course selection:
    Campus Center
Required
11 a.m.
  • Transfer student library skills assessment:
    Library
Required
Noon
  • Lunch:
    Dining Hall
1 – 3 p.m.
  • Content Meeting #4 (all first years):
    MainStage, Comp. labs
Required
3 – 4:30 p.m.
  • First year students check in with their advisors:
    Campus Center
Required
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Transfer student learning resources and library orientation:
    Library
Required
4:30 – 5 p.m.
  • Student employment meeting:
    SC 106
5 p.m.
  • Dinner:
    Dining Hall

Time and events are subject to change.