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Spring 2021 Orientation Schedule

Revised 1/8/21 - Check back regularly for updates


Log in to myEMU with Royal username/password and visit the Calendar page for secure Zoom links for all events and various gatherings.


Your Schedule at A Glance

Sunday, January 10, 2021
Parents and Families 6pm

Parent and Family Meeting with Susan Huxman, University President and Shannon Dycus, Dean of Students

Zoom

All students 8pm

All Student Meeting with Shannon Dycus, Dean of Students

Zoom

Friday, January 15, 2021
New students

8:45am - 5pm

Get EMU ID Made, by appointment: https://emu-helpdesk. .com
     
Thursday, January 14, 8 am - 4:45 pm
      Friday, January 15, 8 am - 12:45 pm

Lower level of Library

New students

New residential students


8am - 12pm

Welcome and Information Station (optional)


COVID Testing, Check In and Move In
Email housing@emu.edu to set up a COVID test time and move in time slot. More information available regarding both COVID testing and move in on the Housing tab on myEMU.


Yoder Arena


All students 11am - 1pm

WELCOME BACK SNACK PACK! (a.k.a. “Welcome Here Free Gear” for all you new Royals)
     Sweets & treats to go!

Dining Hall
Residential students  11:30am - 1pm

Lunch

Dining Hall

All students

1 - 1:30 pm

Welcome and Blessing for a New Start with Brian Martin Burkholder, University Campus Pastor ; Allison Collazo, Director of Counseling Services; Shannon Dycus, Dean of Students

Zoom

 

15 min

Break

 
All students  1:45-2:45pm

Orientation Session 1: 
     Who We Are 
     Diversity and Inclusion
     AOD
     COVID/Health Services

 Zoom

 

15 Min

Break

 

All students

3 - 4:15 pm

Orientation Session 2: Campus onboarding and Moodle overview session, with Zach Yoder, Assistant Provost

Curriculum and Registration Overview, with David Detrow, University Registrar

Zoom

Residential students

 5 - 6pm

Dinner

Dining Hall

All students

8pm

Social Activity: NEW YEAR. WHO DIS?
New students, returning students, and whoever has a craving to mix and mingle, hop on the Zoomy at 8pm (eastern time) for some get-to-know-you games, superfluous contests, and prizes, prizes, prizes! ($100 worth, to be exact). No need to be on campus to join the fun.

Zoom

Saturday, January 16, 2021

New Residential students

By Appointment

New Residential Students move-in
Email housing@emu.edu to schedule a move in time.

 

Residential students

8 - 9am

Breakfast

Dining Hall

All students

11am - 1pm

WELCOME BACK SNACK PACK! (a.k.a. “Welcome Here Free Gear” for all you new Royals)
     Sweets & treats to go!

Dining Hall

Residential students

 11:30am - 1pm

Lunch

Dining Hall

Residential students

5 - 6pm

Dinner

Dining Hall

All students

8pm & 9pm

Social Activity: WOULD YOU RATHER? A SMATTERINGS OF GATHERINGS! 
Heaps of festivities are in store throughout the Campus Center!
     “House Plant Bingo!”
     “Plant Pot Painting!”
     “What what?! It’s Putt Putt!”
     “Among Us, among...us!”
     And More!

First-years, come at 8pm, Sophomores-on-up, come at 9pm.

Campus Center

Monday,  January 18, 2021 - Spring Semester begins - MLK Day of Service and Learning

All new students

10:10 - 11:30 a.m.

MLK Jr. Day Convocation 
Go to emu.edu/mlk for a full list of all MLK Jr. Day events.

Lehman Auditorium and Zoom

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