Orientation

New Student Orientation Fall 2024

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New Student Orientation Schedule

**Please note: The schedule may change and update slightly as we work hard to make your orientation a great one. Please check back in as August 24th nears.** 

*Fall athletes move in a week before New Student Orientation. More details and exact dates to come.*

Saturday 8/24

TIME

Orange: Required events

EVENT

LOCATION

9 - 11 AM

Move in - All new residential students

9:00 AM: A - F last names

9:45 AM: G - M last names

10:30 AM: N - Z last names

Residence Halls

(Housing assignments available by July 6 at MyEMU in Housing Tab.)

9 - 11 AM

Check in - All new residential students

9:00 AM: G - M last names 

9:45 AM: N - Z last names

10:30 AM: A - F last names

University Commons first floor

11:15 - 11:45 AM

Commuter check-in - New commuter students

University Commons first floor

12-1:30 PM

Welcoming Celebration (lunch provided) - All new students and families

UC first floor

1:30-2:30 PM

Student Resource Session - All new students

Campus Center first floor

1:30-2:30 PM

Parent and Family Resource Session - All families of new students

UC Yoder Arena

2:30 PM

Pick one - All new students and families

  • Campus tour: UC Admissions Suite
  • Student Athlete Resource Session: UC Yoder Arena
  • Financial Aid Resource Session: UC Student Union
  • Academic Resource Session: UC 177

Various Locations

3 PM

Pick one - All new students and families

  • Campus tour: UC Admissions Suite
  • Student Athlete Resource Session: UC Yoder Arena
  • Financial Aid Resource Session: UC Student Union
  • Academic Resource Session: UC 177

Various Locations

3:30 PM

 

Sending and a Sweet Treat - Parents/Families depart following

Lawn near UC front parking lot

5 - 6 PM

Dinner - All new students

Thomas Plaza

6 PM

U Celebration: All new students

  • Smiley’s Ice Cream
  • Volleyball / Basketball / Soccer
  • Build-Your-Own Terrariums
  • Super Smash Brothers / Table Tennis / Board Games

University Commons

7:30 PM

Life Together - All new residential students

Residence Halls

7:30 PM

Commuter Social - All new commuter students

UC Student Life Suite

9 PM

Comedy Show - All new students

UC Student Union

Sunday 8/25

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

8:15 - 9 AM

Brunch

Northlawn Dining Hall

9:30 - 10:15 AM

Student led Worship - All new students  

UC Student Union

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Academic Tips and Caffeinated Sips: Spilling the Tea on College Success - All new students 

Suter Science Center 106

11:45 AM

New Student Photo - All new students

Thomas Plaza

12 - 1:30 PM

Lunch 

Northlawn Dining Hall

2 - 4 PM

Saucy Chats: From Hookups to Hangovers - All new students 

UC Student Union

5 - 6:30 PM

Dinner

Northlawn Dining Hall

8 PM

Quad Party - All students

Woods Quad

Monday 8/26

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

7:30 - 10 AM

Breakfast

Northlawn Dining Hall

9:30 - 11:30 AM

Meet Your Major - All new students

Suter Science Center (various locations)

11:30 AM - 1 PM

Lunch

Northlawn Dining Hall

11:30 AM - 1 PM

Transfer Student Need-to-Knows (lunch provided)  - Only required for transfer students 

Northlawn West Dining Room

1 - 2 PM

Lab safety training - Only required for new students with lab based science classes

Suter Science Center 106

2 - 4 PM





Choose Your Own Adventure - All students

  • Archery Tag (UC Gym, court A)
  • Painting (UC Hall of Nations)
  • Badminton and Open Gym (UC Gym, court B & C)
  • Snacks for all (Game Room)

University Commons





5 - 7 PM

Dinner

Northlawn Dining Hall

7 - 8:15 PM

Residence Hall Meetings - All residential students

Residence Halls

7 - 8:15 PM

Commuter Student Bingo - All commuter students

UC Den

8:30 PM

Campus-Wide Dodgeball - All students

Yoder Arena

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