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THURSDAY, AUG. 22

8 a.m. Residence Halls Open First-Year Halls
9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Commuter and 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 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
4 p.m. Families Depart Campus  
4:15-6:30 p.m. Meeting and Dinner with Residence Life Staff
Meet your neighbors and resident advisor and get to know your floor
First-Year Halls/McIntosh Dining Room
4:15-6:30 p.m. Meeting and Dinner with Commuter Students
Connect with other commuter students and learn about Welcome Weekend
McIntosh Bear Cave
4:15-6:30 p.m. Meeting and 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


FRIDAY, AUG. 23

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 and ONU Campus
11 a.m.-Noon 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 Common Experience 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. SPC Event Tundra
                              


SATURDAY, AUG. 24

7-8:30 a.m. Breakfast McIntosh Dining Room
8:30 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 McIntosh Dining Room
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 p.m. Mission IMPROVable
The Mission IMPROVable comedy team will be back to campus to provide a truly unique and hilarious experience for all in attendance!
King Horn Field House
8:30 p.m. Made In Ada Festival
This festival in downtown Ada will feature live music by Nashville Crush and the football drop at 10 p.m.
Ada Depot


SUNDAY, AUG. 25

7-8:30 a.m. Breakfast McIntosh Dining Room
9 a.m. Buses available to local churches McIntosh Fountain
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
7:30-9 p.m. Greekapalooza
Join the ONU Greeks for music, games and fun
Tundra
9 p.m. Movie on the Tundra
Sponsored by Student Planning Committee
Tundra