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Polar Expeditions: 2011 Orientation Schedule

Aug 8, 2011

SATURDAY, August 20, 2011

Parking permits can be picked up in McIntosh Center conference room #7 on August 20 and 21 from 9 am – 5 pm. After Sunday, students are to go to the Security Office to pick up permits between 8 am – 4:30 pm. ID cards (if you already had your ID photo taken at Orientation) can be picked up August 20 from 9 am – 4 pm in conference room #7 and August 21 from 12 – 3 pm in the Controller’s Office. For your convenience, the ONU Bookstore will be open August 20 from 10 am – 4 pm and August 21 from10 am – 2 pm. Normal hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm.

8 am

Residence Halls Open for new student check-in

11 am – 1 pm

Lunch Complimentary for new students and parents/family members Dining Hall

5 pm

New Student Dinner ** For new students only in the Dining hall

7 pm – 9 pm

Playfair ** A new student mixer King Horn Field House

9 pm

Residential Students ** Meet with Residence Life Staff in Residence Halls for Wing Meetings

 

SUNDAY, August 21, 2011

7 am – 8:30 am

Hot Breakfast

8:30 am – 10:30 am

Continental Breakfast

9 am

The Ultimate Road Trip ** Please bring a pen or pencil King Horn – North Gymnasium

9:45 am – 10:45 am

Transportation to the Churches of Ada from the McIntosh fountain. Buses and vans will return students to McIntosh after each church service.

9:45 am

Vans depart for First Baptist Church

10:15 am

Vans and bus depart for First Methodist, First Presbyterian, St. Mark Lutheran, Grace Gospel, and Church of Christ’s Disciples

10:45 am

Buses depart for Our Lady of Lourdes

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

“Rethinking Church” with Chaplain LaSala and Chapel staff in the Chapel

11:30 am – 1 pm

Lunch

1 pm

Mathematics Placement Test (Calculus Readiness/Algebra) Room MT 212, Mathile Center

1 pm – 1:30 pm

Financial Aid and Student Employment Session in the Chapel

2 pm - 3pm

Welcome Fest for new students** Learn how to get involved at ONU. Meet student leaders from Student Senate, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, Student Planning Committee, and many other campus groups and Organizations in King Horn Field House

3 pm – 4 pm

Welcome Fest for returning students

3 pm

Academic Sessions **

Pharmacy Students ** HPPEC #151, new addition to Pharmacy building

Arts & Sciences Students ** Refer to information sheet left in your residence hall room for locations

Business Students ** Forum, James F. Dicke Hall

Engineering Students ** Activities Room, McIntosh Center

4:30 pm – 6 pm

Dinner

6pm – 9 pm

Greekapalooza **Rock out with the ONU Greek community as they bring live music and fun to the Tundra

 

MONDAY, August 22, 2012

7 am – 9:30 am

Breakfast

8 am

CLASSES BEGIN

8 am – Noon

Registration General Add/Drop Session in the McIntosh Center Ballroom for freshmen, transfers, re-entries and students who attended spring quarter but did not advance register. Students who miss the morning session can go to the Registrar’s Office from 1:30 pm - 5 pm

9:30 am – 11 am

Continental Breakfast

11 am – 1:30 pm

Lunch

4:30 pm – 7 pm

Dinner – First contract meal for Upperclass students

7 pm – 9 pm

SPC Comedy Show —Emcee Mr. Napkins, Alysia Wood and featuring Geoff Keith
Freed Center

 

TUESDAY, August 23, 2011

7 am – 9:30 am

Breakfast

9:30 am – 11 am

Continental Breakfast

11 am – Midnight

White Bear will be open.

11 am – 1:30 pm

Lunch

4:30 pm – 7 pm

Dinner

7 pm – 8 pm

Exploring Diversity **
With Residence Hall wing groups (See RA for locations)

 

WEDNESDAY, August 24, 2011

10:30 am – 10:40 am

Holy Communion Liturgy Available until 4:30 pm in the Chapel Prayer Room

6 pm

Open the Way Reception Multicultural Development Event Dicke Hall Foyer

 

THURSDAY, August 25, 2011

11 am

Chapel – Rev. Vern LaSala. Chapel

 

FRIDAY, August 26, 2011

5 pm

Founders Hall Mud Volleyball

6 pm

Men’s Soccer vs. Alumni

7 pm

Volleyball vs. Alumni

8 pm

SPC Great College Drive-In Movie on the Tundra (rain location Field House)

 

SATURDAY, August 27, 2011

11 am

Women’s Soccer vs. Alumni

 

**Denotes required attendance by ALL NEW STUDENTS.

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