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Transfer Student Welcome Weekend

Welcome to ONU! This weekend will bring together all new transfer students for an introduction and an opportunity to interact with other new students.

THURSDAY, August 17, 2017

8:00 a.m. Residence halls/apartments open for transfer students
Check-In for Founders, Park, Maglott, & Stambaugh - Please go directly to the hall to receive your key
Check-In for All Other Locations - Please pick up your key in the Office of Residence Life within McIntosh Center
Various locations
9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Transfer Student Check-In McIntosh Activities Room
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch McIntosh Dining Room
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Spirit Rock Signing
Sign the Spirit Rock as new Polar Bears!
Spirit Rock
1:50 - 2:15 p.m. Student & Faculty Processional Preparation King Horn Gymnasiums
2:15 p.m. Student & Faculty Processional (Families Seated) King Horn Field House
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. New Student Convocation
Welcome and formal induction of new students to the ONU community
King Horn Field House
3:30 - 4:15 p.m. Ice Cream Social for New Students & Families King Horn Field House
4:15 p.m. Families Depart Campus  
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Meeting & Dinner with Transfer Students
Connect with other transfer students and learn about Transfer Trek and other opportunities throughout Welcome Weekend
English Chapel
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Making Sound Choices
Learn about campus safety, student conduct and making sound choices
King Horn Field House
7:30 - 8:15 p.m. Meet and Greet with Orientation Leaders King Horn Field House
8:30 - 10 p.m. Playfair
Students come together to interact with their new classmates
Dial-Roberson Stadium
10 p.m. - Midnight Late Night - Midnight Madness Wow, Northern Lights Cafe

FRIDAY, August 18, 2017

7 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast McIntosh Dining Room
9 - 11 a.m. Explore ONU
Join your OL group for the campus photo challenge and bring your schedule for a chance to make sure you know where you are headed for classes!
King Horn Field House & ONU Campus
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Lunch McIntosh Dining Room
12 - 1 p.m. Settle In  
1:15 - 2:15 p.m. Summer Reading Small Group Discussion Location on orange card
2:20 - 2:45 p.m. ONU Class Photo Tundra
3 - 5 p.m. Academic Meetings Locations on schedule
5 - 6:30 p.m. Dinner with Orientation Leaders McIntosh Dining Room
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Settle In/Free Time  
7:30 - 9 p.m. Campus Block Party Heterick Memorial Library Pavillion
9 p.m. SPC Event King Horn Gymnasium

Saturday, August 19, 2017

7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast McIntosh Dining Room
9 a.m. – Noon ACE Day Introduction & Projects
Become a part of the greater community through service
English Chapel
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (Non-ACE Day participants) McIntosh Dining Room
Noon - 1:30 p.m. ACE Day Lunch & Discussion
Debrief and enjoy lunch with your group
HPPEC 2nd Floor Student Lounge
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Settle In  
2:30 - 3:15 p.m. Transfer Trek
Come together with other transfer students and learn about campus resources and get to know one another.
English Chapel
3:15 - 4:30 p.m. The Game of Life: ONU Edition
Join in the fun on the Tundra with various over-sized board games.
Tundra
4:30 - 6 p.m. Dinner with Orientation Leaders McIntosh Dining Room
6 - 7:30 p.m. Settle In/Free Time  
7:30 - 9 p.m. Greekapalooza
Join the ONU Greek Community as they bring music and fun to the Tundra.
Tundra
9 - 11 p.m.

Mission IMPROVable
Join the fast-paced and exciting team for an unpredictable evening of laughs.

King Horn North Gymnasium

Sunday, August 20, 2017

7 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast McIntosh Dining Room
11 a.m. - Noon Preview Chapel English Chapel
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch McIntosh Dining Room
Noon - 12:30 p.m. Ada Churches Meet and Greet
An opportunity to meet with individuals from local churches.
English Chapel
2 – 4 p.m. Welcome Fest
Learn how to get involved at ONU. Meet student leaders from Student Senate, Greek organizations, Student Planning Committee, College-based organizations and manyh other campus groups.
King Horn Field House
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Dinner McIntosh Dining Room
9 – 11 p.m. Movie on the Tundra
Sponsored by the Student Planning Committee
Tundra

 

 

 



Dates to remember:

Summer Orientation
June 15, 16, 22, & 23, 2017

Welcome Weekend
August 17-20, 2017

Move-In Day
August 17, 2017

Connect with ONU Orientation: