Fall 2021 Orientation Schedule-at-a-Glance

Orientation banner Logo and Students Walking

*All information is subject to change*

Tuesday, August 17 | Wednesday, August 18 | Thursday, August 19 | Friday, August 20 | Saturday, August 21 | Sunday, August 22

 

Special Orientation Events for Sophomore Students

Tuesday, August 17

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Sophomore Student Move-in (Students with even numbered room numbers can move in between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Students with odd numbered room numbers can move in between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.)

10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Parent and Family Hospitality, Pilot House

7 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Residence Hall Meetings, Various Hall Communities

8 p.m. - Residence Hall Activities, Various Hall Communities

Wednesday, August 18

10 a.m. to Noon - Departmental Open Houses & Scavenger Hunt, Clark Library Patio

2 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Wellness Activities, Academic Quad

4 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Academic Meetings, Assigned Classrooms

  • Pamplin School of Business, Bauccio Commons Dining Room
  • School of Education, Franz 223
  • School of Nursing, Buckley Center Auditorium
  • Shiley School of Engineering, Mago Hunt Theater
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Biology, Mago Hunt Recital Hall
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Chemistry, Dundon-Berchtold 234
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Communication & Organizational Communication, Dundon-Berchtold 133
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Economics, Dundon-Berchtold 230
  • College of Arts & Sciences, English, Dundon-Berchtold 131
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Environmental Science & Environmental Ethics, Dundon-Berchtold 130
  • College of Arts & Sciences, History, Dundon-Berchtold 135
  • College of Arts & Sciences, International Languages & Cultures, Dundon-Berchtold 232
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Mathematics & Applied Mathematics, Dundon-Berchtold 235
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Music, Dundon-Berchtold 231
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Philosophy, Dundon-Berchtold 136
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Physics, Dundon-Berchtold 236
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Political Science & Global Affairs, Dundon-Berchtold 030
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Psychology, Dundon-Berchtold 031
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Social Work, Dundon-Berchtold 134
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Sociology, Dundon-Berchtold 032
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Theater, Dundon-Berchtold 231
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Theology, Dundon-Berchtold 233
  • College of Arts & Sciences, Undeclared, Dundon-Berchtold 004

5 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Reconnection Dinner, Chiles Center Plaza

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. - Outdoor Concert, Franz Amphitheater

9 p.m. to 11 p.m. - Late Night at the Beauchamp, Beauchamp Wellness & Recreation Center

 

 

Orientation Begins for New Students

Thursday, August 19

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - First-year Student Move-in (Students with even numbered room numbers can move in between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Students with odd numbered room numbers can move in between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.)

10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Parent and Family Hospitality, Pilot House

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Encuentro en Español, Mago Hunt Theater

6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Commuter Student Dinner, St. Mary's Lounge

7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - All Aboard! (for new students)

  • Commuting Students, Shipstad, Kenna, Christie, Etzel Field
  • Mehling, Villa Maria, Corrado, Chile Center Arena
  • Fields, Schoenfeldt, Lund Family, Beauchamp Wellness & Recreation Center

7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - Residence Hall Meetings (for parents and families), Various Hall Communities

8:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. - Residence Hall Community Introductions (for new students), Various Hall Communities

9 p.m. - Residence Hall Activities (for new students), Various Hall Communities

Friday, August 20

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. - Continental Breakfast, Chiles Center Plaza

9 a.m. to 10 a.m. - President’s Welcome (all invited), Chiles Center Arena

Livestream for the event: https://youtu.be/2LWaiFsdqCs

10 a.m. to 11 a.m. - Meet with the Academic Deans & Departments (all invited)

  • College of Arts & Sciences and Undeclared, Chiles Center Arena
  • Pamplin School of Business, Bauccio Commons Dining Room
  • School of Education, Franz 223
  • School of Nursing, Buckley Center Auditorium
  • Shiley School of Engineering, Mago Theater

10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Parent and Family Hospitality, Pilot House

10:10 a.m. to 11 a.m. - College of Arts & Sciences Breakout Rooms

  • Biology, Mago Hunt Recital Hall
  • Chemistry, Dundon-Berchtold 234
  • Communication & Organizational Communication, Dundon-Berchtold 133
  • Economics, Dundon-Berchtold 230
  • English, Dundon-Berchtold 131
  • Environmental Science & Environmental Ethics, Dundon-Berchtold 130
  • History, Dundon-Berchtold 135
  • International Languages & Cultures, Dundon-Berchtold 232
  • Mathematics & Applied Mathematics, Dundon-Berchtold 235
  • Music, Dundon-Berchtold 231
  • Philosophy, Dundon-Berchtold 136
  • Physics, Dundon-Berchtold 236
  • Political Science & Global Affairs, Dundon-Berchtold 030
  • Psychology, Dundon-Berchtold 031
  • Social Work, Dundon-Berchtold 134
  • Sociology, Dundon-Berchtold 032
  • Theater, Dundon-Berchtold 231
  • Theology, Dundon-Berchtold 233
  • Undeclared, Dundon-Berchtold 004

11:10 a.m. to Noon - Optional Academic Interest Sessions (all invited)

  • Pre-Health 101, Mago Hunt Theater
  • What to Expect in Your Language Class, Dundon-Berchtold 004
  • What You Need to Know About Calculus at UP, Buckley Center Auditorium
  • What to Expect from Your Physics Class, Mago Hunt Recital Hall
  • Using Learning Commons as a Learning Strategy, Franz 120
  • How College Writing is Different from High School Writing, Bauccio Commons Dining Room

Noon to 1:30 p.m. - Commuter and Transfer Student Lunch, St. Mary's Lounge

2 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. - Optional Sub-Groups Interest Meetings (all invited)

  • Encuentro en Español, Mago Hunt Theater
  • Intramural and Recreational Opportunities, Buckley Center Auditorium
  • Queer Resources on Campus, Franz 120
  • Technological Resources at UP, Dundon-Berchtold 004
  • Successful Strategies for FGEN Students, Shiley 301
  • Speech and Debate, Shiley 319
  • Active Minds, Bauccio Commons Dining Room
3 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Orientation Mass of the Holy Spirit (all invited, and all faiths welcome), Chiles Center Arena

Livestream for the event: https://youtu.be/sO7pXSiQfNk

4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Parents and Families social hosted by Alumni and Parent Relations, Bluff Lawn near Bauccio Commons

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Anchor Seminar Social Gathering (for students), Assigned Anchor Seminar Classrooms

5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Bite on the Bluff, Chiles Center Arena

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. - Men’s Soccer Game vs. Corban University, Merlo Field

9 p.m. to 11 p.m. - Pilots VIP Night, University Bookstore

Saturday, August 21

9 a.m. to 9:55 a.m. - Anchor Seminar Workshop, Assigned Anchor Seminar Classrooms

10:05 a.m. to 11 a.m. - Anchor Seminar (6 p.m. Class) Sessions with Instructors, Assigned Anchor Seminar Classrooms

10:30 a.m. to Noon - Transfer Student Workshop

11:10 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. - Anchor Seminar (7 p.m. Class) Sessions with Instructors, Assigned Anchor Seminar Classrooms

Noon to 1 p.m. - Commuter and Transfer Student Lunch, St. Mary's Lounge

1:15 p.m. to 2:10 p.m. - Anchor Seminar (6 p.m. Class) Sessions with Instructors, Assigned Anchor Seminar Classrooms

2:20 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. - Anchor Seminar (7 p.m. Class) Sessions with Instructors, Assigned Anchor Seminar Classrooms

3:25 p.m. to 4:20 p.m. - Anchor Seminar Workshop, Assigned Anchor Seminar Classrooms

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. - We are a Community Against Violence: Preventing Violence one Green Dot at a time, Chiles Center Arena

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - KDUP Outdoor Concert, Fields & Schoenfeldt Lawn

9:15 p.m. to 11 p.m. - Outdoor Movie, Bauccio Commons Lawn

Sunday, August 22

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Performing and Fine Arts Auditions (by appointment)

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. - Mass, Chapel of Christ the Teacher

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Can I Kiss You?: A Thought-Provoking Look at Interpersonal Relationships, Chiles Center Arena

8 p.m. - Mass, Chapel of Christ the Teacher

9 p.m. - Bell Tower Ceremony, Bell Tower Plaza and Swindells Lawn

Monday, August 23

8 a.m. - Classes begin