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Welcome Weekend Schedule

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17

8 a.m. Residence Halls Open First-Year Halls
9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Commuter & Transfer Student Check-In McIntosh Activities Room
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch McIntosh Dining Room
11 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. 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 & Dinner with Residence Life Staff
Meet your neighbors and resident advisor and get to know your floor
First-Year Halls/McIntosh Dining Room
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Meeting & Dinner with Commuter Students
Connect with other commuter students and learn about Welcome Weekend
McIntosh Bear Cave
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

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
  Join your OL group for the campus photo challenge!  
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Settle In – Founders, Stambaugh
Lunch – Maglott, Park, Transfers
 
12 – 1 p.m. Settle In – Maglott, Park, Transfers
Lunch – Founders, Stambaugh, Commuters
 
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 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 First-Year Halls
7:30 – 9 p.m. Campus Block Party Heterick Memorial Library Pavillion
9 p.m. Operation Glow
An action packed EDM concert with club effects, professional designed light shows, DJs and a massive sound system complete with gallons of UV paint shot through the air!  Remember to wear white that you don't mind getting paint on and join the fun!    
King Horn Field House
                              

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

7 – 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/Free Time First-Year Halls

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Commuter Central First-Year Halls
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Transfer Track English Chapel
2:30 – 4:30 p.m. The Game of Life: ONU Edition
Come on out to the Tundra for fun and life-sized games!
Tundra
5 – 6 p.m. Dinner with Orientation Leaders McIntosh Dining Room
6 – 7:30 p.m. Settle In/Free Time First-Year Halls
7:30 – 9 p.m. Greekapalooza
Join the ONU Greeks for music, games and fun
Tundra
9 – 11 p.m. Mission IMPROVable
The Mission IMPROVable comedy team will be back to campus again to provide a truly unique and hilarious experience for all in attendance!
King Horn North Gymnasium
     

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20

7 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast McIntosh Dining Room
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch McIntosh Dining Room
12:30 – 2 p.m. Settle In/Free Time  
2 – 4 p.m. Welcome Fest
Learn how to get involved at ONU while visiting with the many businesses in the area
King Horn Field House
4 – 4:30 p.m. Settle In/Free Time First-Year Halls
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Dinner McIntosh Dining Room
6 – 7 p.m. Sorority Information and Ice Cream Social McIntosh Activities Room
6 – 7 p.m. Fraternity Open House McIntosh Fountain
7 – 9 p.m. Settle In/Free Time First-Year Halls
9 – 11 p.m. Movie on the Tundra
Sponsored by the Student Planning Committee
Tundra


Dates to remember:

Summer Orientation
June 14, 15, 21, & 22, 2018

Welcome Weekend
August 16-19, 2018

Move-In Day
August 16, 2018

Connect with ONU Orientation: