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Welcome Weekend Schedule

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17

8 a.m. Residence Halls Open First-Year Halls
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch McIntosh Dining Room
3:15 – 4 p.m. Student & Faculty Processional King Horn Gymnasiums
4 – 5 p.m. Convocation King Horn Field House
Welcome and formal induction of new students to the ONU community
5 – 5:30 p.m. Spirit Rock Signing Spirit Rock
Sign the Spirit Rock as new Polar Bears!
5 – 6 p.m. Farewell Picnic for Students and Families McIntosh Lawn
6 p.m. Families Depart Campus
6:15 – 7 p.m. Meeting with Residence Life Staff First-Year Halls
Meet your neighbors and RA from your floor/building
6:15 – 7 p.m. Meeting with Commuter Students English Chapel
Connect with other communter students
7 – 8 p.m. Making Sound Choices King Horn Field House
"Learn about campus safety, student conduct and making sound choices"
8 – 8:45 p.m. Meet and Greet with Orientation Leaders King Horn Field House
9:00 – 10:30 p.m. Playfair Dial-Roberson Stadium
Students come together to interact with their new classmates
10:30 – Midnight Late Night at McIntosh McIntosh Center

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18

7 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast McIntosh Dining Room
9 – 11 a.m. Explore ONU 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, Commuters"
12 – 1 p.m. "Settle In – Maglott, Park, Commuters
Lunch – Founders, Stambaugh"
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 First-Year Halls
7:30 – 9 p.m. Campus Block Party Heterick Memorial Library Pavillion
9 p.m. SPC Event King Horn Gymnasium

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

7 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast McIntosh Dining Room
9 a.m. – Noon ACE Day Introduction & Projects English Chapel
Become a part of the greater community through service
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 HPPEC 2nd Floor Student Lounge
Debrief and enjoy lunch with your group
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Settle In/Free Time First-Year Halls
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Residence Life Round-Up First-Year Halls
Get to know the students on your floor!
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Commuter Central English Chapel
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Alumni Panel - Meet & Greet/Overview McIntosh Deans' Heritage Room
3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Alumni Panel A&S: McIntosh Ballroom; BUS: Bear Cave; EN: English Chapel; PH: HPPEC 151
Engage with others from Polar Bear Nation!
4:15 – 5 p.m. Diversity Session McIntosh Center Ballroom
Join us for an interactive diversity session and discussion
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 Tundra
"Join the ONU Greeks for music, games, and fun"
9 – 11 p.m. Evening Entertainment King Horn North Gymnasium

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20

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 English Chapel
Meet individuals from local churches
1 – 2 p.m. Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) HPPEC 151
Pre-selected students only
2 – 4 p.m. Welcome Fest King Horn Field House
Learn how to get involved at ONU
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
Fraternity Open House" "McIntosh Activities Room
McIntosh Fountain"
7 – 9 p.m. Settle In/Free Time First-Year Halls
9 – 11 p.m. Movie on the Tundra Tundra
Sponsored by the Student Planning Committee


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: