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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, AUG. 22, 2019

8 a.m. Residence halls/apartments open for transfer students
Check-in for Founders, Park, Maglott, and 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
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Student ID and Parking Permit Pickup
Your Student ID is needed for any meal in the dining 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 and Faculty Processional Preparation King Horn Gymnasiums
2:15 p.m. Student and 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 and Families King Horn Field House
4:15 p.m. Families Depart Campus  
4:30-6:30 p.m. Meeting and Dinner with Transfer Students
Connect with other transfer students and learn about Transfer Track 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, AUG. 23, 2019

7-8:30 a.m. Breakfast McIntosh Dining Room
9-11 a.m. Explore ONU
Join your OL group for the campus photo challenge. Bring your schedule for a chance to make sure you know where you are headed for classes!
King Horn Field House & ONU Campus
9 a.m. College Meetings Arts & Sciences (Dukes 250); Business Administration (Dicke 120); Pharmacy (HPPEC 151)
10:30 a.m. College Meeting Engineering (Biggs 203)
11 a.m.-Noon Lunch McIntosh Dining Room
Noon-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

2:40-2:45 p.m.

Legacy Photo Tundra
3-5 p.m. Academic Department 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. Movie on the Tundra
Join in for a fun outdoor movie sponsored by the Student Planning Committee.
Tundra

SATURDAY, AUG. 24, 2019

7 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Breakfast McIntosh Dining Room
9 a.m.-Noon ACE Day Introduction and 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 and Discussion
Debrief and enjoy lunch with your group.
HPPEC Second-Floor Student Lounge
1:30-2:30 p.m. Transfer Track
Come together with other transfer students and learn about campus resources and get to know one another.
English Chapel
2:30-4:30 p.m. The Game of Life: ONU Edition
Join in the fun on the Tundra with various over-sized board games.
Tundra
5-6 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 p.m.

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

King Horn Field House

SUNDAY, AUG. 25, 2019

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 Fraternity House Tours Meet at McIntosh Center Fountain
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 many other campus groups.
King Horn Field House
4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner McIntosh Dining Room
6 p.m. Sorority Information and Ice Cream Social McIntosh Activities Room

 

 

 



Dates to remember:

Summer Orientation
June 13, 14, 20 & 21, 2019

Welcome Weekend
August 22-25, 2019

Move-In Day
August 22, 2019

Connect with ONU Orientation: