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UP Orientation Schedule-at-a-Glance (Tentative)

Thursday, August 22 Friday, August 23 Saturday, August 24 | Sunday, August 25
Tuesday, August 27 | Friday, August 30 | Sunday, September 1

Key: U=Undergraduates, P=Parents

24 hours/day, 7 days/week

I.D. Pick Up (Office of Public Safety)
Haggerty 100 | U

Thursday, August 22 | Move-In Day

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Orientation Headquarters Open
Clark Library Patio | UP

9 a.m.
Residence Halls Open/Technology Help Tents Available
Residence Hall Quads | UP

1 p.m.
Encuentro en Español
Shiley Hall 301 | UP

1 - 4 p.m.
Parent Lounge Open
Pilot House | P

2 p.m.
Technological Resources at UP
Brian Doyle Auditorium | UP

2 p.m.
Orientation to Student Employment
Buckley Center Auditorium | UP

2 p.m.
Q & A on Campus Dining and Meal Plan Options
Bauccio Commons Dining Room | UP

3 p.m.
Technological Resources at UP
Brian Doyle Auditorium | UP

3 p.m.
Orientation to Student Employment
Buckley Center Auditorium | UP

4 p.m.
New Student Athlete Orientation
Bauccio Commons Dining Room & Board Room | UP

4 - 6 p.m.
Dinner on your own

6 p.m.
All Aboard! New Student Social
Chiles Center | U

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Meeting for Parents of New Resident Students
Residence Hall Lounges | P

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Parent & Family Social
Bauccio Commons Dining Room | P

7:30 p.m.
Residence Hall Meeting & Activities
Residence Hall Lounges | U

7:30 p.m.
Commuter Student Social
St. Mary's Lounge | U

Friday, August 23

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Orientation Headquarters Open
Clark Library Patio | UP

8 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
Chiles Center Plaza | UP

9 a.m.
President's Welcome
Chiles Center | UP

10 a.m.
Pilots Care
Beauchamp Wellness and Recreation Center | U

10 a.m.
University of Portland as a Partner with Parents
Chiles Center | P

11:15 a.m.
Workshop Group Session #1
Various assigned classroom | U

11:15 a.m.
Academic meetings for Parents & Families | P

  • College of Arts and Sciences | Chiles Center
  • Pamplin School of Business | Bauccio Commons Dining Room
  • School of Education | Franz Hall 120
  • School of Nursing | Buckley Center Auditorium
  • Shiley School of Engineering | Mago Hunt Theater

12:15 p.m.
Lunch pick-up
Louisiana-Pacific Tennis Center | UP

12:15 p.m.
Departmental Open Houses & Drop-In Hours
Various Locations (see program for listing) | UP

1 - 4 p.m.
Parent Lounge Open
Pilot House | P

1:30 p.m.
Pilot Pride
Beauchamp Wellness and Recreation Center | U

2 p.m.
Understanding Student Safety, Community Standards, & Violence Prevention
Buckley Center Auditorium | P

2 p.m.
Understanding Your Student's Academic Experience
Mago Hunt Theater | P

2 p.m.
Opportunities for Faith, Formation, and Service
Bauccio Commons Dining Room | P 

2:45 p.m.
Workshop Group Session #2
Various assigned classroom | U

3:30 p.m.
Understanding Student Health and Wellness
Buckley Center Auditorium | P

3:30 p.m.
Studies Abroad
Bauccio Commons Dining Room | P 

3:30 p.m.
Get Engaged: How to Prepare for Career Success After UP
Mago Hunt Theater | P

4:15 p.m.
We are a Community Against Violence: Preventing violence one Green Dot at a time
Chiles Center | U

5:30 p.m.
Bite on the Bluff (no host)
Chiles Center plaza | UP

7 p.m.
Men's soccer game
Merlo Field | UP

9 p.m.
Pilots VIP Night
Pilot House Bookstore | UP

10 p.m.
Pilots After Dark
Pilot House | UP

Saturday, August 24

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Orientation Headquarters Open
Clark Library Patio | UP

9 a.m.
Maximize your Academic Experience
Chiles Center | P

10 a.m.
Parent Involvement Opportunities
Shiley Hall 301 | P

10 a.m.
Student Engagement Through Extracurricular Activities
Brian Doyle Auditorium | P

10 a.m.
Academic Meeting for First Year Students and Transfers | U

  • College of Arts and Sciences (Humanities Majors) | Franz Hall 120
  • College of Arts and Sciences (Science Majors) | Bauccio Commons Dining Room
  • College of Arts and Sciences (Social Science Majors) | Mago Hunt Recital Hall
  • Pamplin School of Business | Bauccio Commons Board Room
  • School of Education | Franz Hall 214
  • School of Nursing | Buckley Center Auditorium
  • Shiley School of Engineering | Mago Hunt Theater

11 a.m.
Workshop Group Session #3
Various assigned classrooms | U

11 a.m.
Navigating Transitions
Buckley Center Auditorium | P

11 a.m.
Understanding Your Student's Academic Experience
Mago Hunt Theater | P

11 a.m.
Internationalization and Diversity
Brian Doyle Auditorium | P

12 p.m.
Lunch pick-up
Louisiana-Pacific Tennis Center | UP

1 - 4 p.m.
Parent Lounge Open
Pilot House | P

1:30 p.m.
Encuentro en Español II
Shiley Hall 301 | UP

1:30 p.m.
How is College Writing Different from High School Writing?
Shiley Hall 319 | UP

1:30 p.m.
Resources for Students with Disabilities
Shiley Hall 101 | UP

1:30 p.m.
What to Expect From Your Language Class
Mago Hunt Theater | UP

1:30 p.m.
What You Need to Know About Calculus at UP
Buckley Center Auditorium  | UP

2:30 p.m.
How is College Writing Different from High School Writing?
Shiley Hall 319 | UP

2:30 p.m.
Intramural & Recreational Opportunities
Brian Doyle Auditorium | UP

2:30 p.m.
Resources for Students with Disabilities
Shiley Hall 101 | UP

2:30 p.m.
What to Expect in your Physics Class
Bauccio Commons Dining Room | UP

2:30 p.m.
What You Need to Know About Calculus at UP
Buckley Center Auditorium | UP

3:30 p.m.
Intramural & Recreational Opportunities
Brian Doyle Auditorium | UP

3:30 p.m.
Pre-Health 101
Mago Hunt Theater | UP

3:30 p.m.
Pre-Law 101
Shiley Hall 319 | UP

3:30 p.m.
Successful Strategies for First Generation College Students
Franz Hall 120 | UP

3:30 p.m.
What to Expect in your Physics Class
Bauccio Commons Dining Room | UP

5 p.m. (doors open at 4:30 p.m., academic procession begins at 4:45 p.m.)
Orientation Mass
Chiles Center | UP

6 p.m.
Dinner on Your Own and Farewell to Parents

8:15 p.m.
PlayItUP
Buses depart from Chiles Center | U

Sunday, August 25

8 a.m.
Auditions for University Orchestra, Wind Symphony, and Pep Band
Buckley Center Auditorium | U

8 a.m.
Auditions for University Singers and Woman's Chorale
Mago Hunt Recital Hall | U

12 p.m.
Commuter Student Picnic
St. Mary's Lounge | U

1 p.m.
Studies Abroad
Buckley Center Auditorium | U

2:15 p.m.
Workshop Group Session Check-in
Chiles Center plaza
 | U

2:30 p.m.
Can I Kiss You?
Chiles Center | U

3:45 p.m.
Workshop Group Session #3
Various assigned classroom | U

7:30 p.m.
Bell Tower Ceremony
Bell Tower plaza | U

Tuesday, August 27

6:45 p.m.
Theater auditions
Mago Hunt Recital Hall | U

Thursday, August 29

9:15 p.m.
Healthy Relationships in Community | U

  • Christie | DB 031
  • Villa | Franz Hall 120
  • Shipstad | Buckley Center Auditorium
  • Kenna | Bauccio Commons
  • Padre | Chiles Center Fame conference room
  • Lund | Lund Family Hall Dining 
  • Fields | St. Mary's Lounge
  • Mehling | Mehling Ballroom
  • Corrado | Bauccio Terrace Room
  • Haggerty/Tyson | The Anchor

Friday, August 30

4:30 p.m.
Activities Fair
Beauchamp Recreation and Wellness Center | U

7 p.m.
Men's soccer game
Merlo Field | U

9 p.m.
Riverboat
Franz Campus | U

Sunday, September 1

8 p.m.
Healthy Relationships in Community
Meetings by Hall Community, Locations TBA | U