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Fall 2018 New Student Orientation

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Friday, August 24, 2018

* denotes a required event

8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • 8:30 - 10 a.m.: Last names A - L move in, M - Z check in
  • 10 - 11:30 a.m.: Last names M - Z move in, A - L check in

Residence Halls/ University Commons 2nd floor

 9:00 - 3:15 a.m.  Get EMU ID made - drop in appointments  Library - lower level
*11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Orientation welcome session Yoder Arena
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch – dining hall open, restaurants in town Dining Hall
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Settling in to Residence Halls  Residence Halls
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Campus Tours Campus Center - Admissions
 2:30 - 3:15 p.m. Parents Introduction to EMU Athletics MainStage Theater, University Commons
*2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Check-in – Commuter Students Campus Center
*3:30- 4:30 p.m. Your Toolkit for Success at EMU – All new students and families Yoder Arena
*5 - 6 p.m. Matriculation Ceremony – All new students and families Lehman Auditorium
6 p.m. Dinner – All new students and families, complimentary meal on lawn, picnic style (6:45 p.m. families depart to accommodations for night after meal) Thomas Plaza 
*7 - 8 p.m. Evening Programming – All new students MainStage Theater, University Commons
*8:15 - 9:30 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings – All new residential students
MainStage Meeting – All new commuter students
Residence Halls / MainStage Theater
9:30 p.m. Evening activities in Residence Halls Residence Halls

 

Saturday, August 25, 2018

* denotes a required event

7:30 - 9 a.m. Breakfast – Families and new students with meal plan Dining Hall
8 - 9 a.m. Honors Program, Continental Breakfast – All new honors students and families Campus Center
9 - 10 a.m. Honors Program, Morning Mixer – All new honors students Campus Center 105, Strite Conference Room
9 - 10 a.m. Issues in Parenting College Students – Parents and families Lehman Auditorium
10 - 10:45 a.m. Parents meet with Transitions teachers Various locations, see parent nametag 
*10 - 11 a.m. Morning Workshop – All new students Martin Chapel
11 - 11:30 a.m. Worship and blessing – All new students and families Lehman Auditorium
11:30 a.m. Goodbye to families Lehman Auditorium
*11:45 a.m. Class of 2020 and 2022 photo – All new students Thomas Plaza
*Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Afternoon Workshop – All new students Dining Hall
*1:45 - 5:00 p.m. Content Meeting – All new students Hall of Nations
5:15 - 6:15 p.m. Dinner Dining Hall
 6:00 - 9:15 p.m.  Lawn games, free time  Thomas Plaza - main lawn
*9:30 - 10:30 p.m. Evening Workshop – All new students MainStage Theater
10:30 p.m. Ritual – All new students  Fountain

 

Sunday, August 26, 2018

* denotes a required event

8:00 a.m. Early morning group run: 7 min. mi. pace/9 min. mi. pace/11 min. mi. pace/walk-run pace Fountain
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Breakfast/sleep in Dining Hall
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Student led worship Martin Chapel
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch Dining Hall
*1 - 4:45 p.m. Orientation Actvities: Select your own schedule Various locations
5 p.m. Dinner Dining Hall
 8 p.m. Evening entertainment: Welcome Back Quad Party Woods Quad 

 

Monday, August 27, 2018

* denotes a required event

*8 - 9 a.m. Engaging Learning at EMU – All first years Science Center 106
8 - 9 a.m. Credit eval, curriculum intro – Transfer Students Campus Center 100, Strite Conference Room
*9:15 - 10 a.m. Academic department gatherings – All new students Various locations
10:30 a.m. Transfer student registration Campus Center
*11 a.m. - Noon Content Meeting – All first year students Science Center 106
*11:15 a.m. Learning resources and library orientation – Transfer Students Library 300 B
Noon Lunch Dining Hall
12:15 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch meeting – Transfer Students West Dining Room
*1 - 2 p.m. Library Skills Assessment – All first year students Science Center 106
*2 - 3 p.m. Lab safety training – only required for new students with lab based science classes Science Center 106
*3 - 4:30 p.m. Academic advisor meetings – All first year students Campus Center
5 p.m. Dinner Dining Hall
*8 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings Residence Halls
9 p.m. CAC Movie MainStage