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Welcome Weekend Schedule



THURSDAY, AUGUST 16

8 a.m. Residence Halls Open First-Year Halls
9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Commuter & Transfer Student Check-In McIntosh Activities Room
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Student ID & Parking Permit Pick-Up
Your Student ID is needed for any meal in the dining hall.
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 17

7 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast McIntosh Dining Room
9 – 11 a.m. Explore ONU
Join your OL group for the campus 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. 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 Various Locations - Specific Building/Room will be emailed to you
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. Movie on the Tundra Sponsored by the Student Planning Committee  Tundra
                              


SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

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 McIntosh Activities Room
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 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 Field House
     


SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

7 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast McIntosh Dining Room
11 a.m. - Noon Chapel Service 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 while visiting with the many businesses in the area
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 14, 15, 21, & 22, 2018

Welcome Weekend
August 16-19, 2018

Move-In Day
August 16, 2018

Connect with ONU Orientation: