Welcome Week


Welcome Week 2019

SATURDAY,
AUG. 24



8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Move into your Residence Halls
 
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Complimentary Picnic Lunch – Haist Commons, Jo Young Switzer Center  

 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Free time to tie up loose ends
Check out the Campus Store
Settle into your rooms
Meet fellow new students





1:30 - 3:15 p.m.

Commuter Student OrientationAcademic Center Auditorium, Room 101





3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Welcome Session – Cordier Auditorium 
Hear welcoming remarks from President Dave McFadden and Abagail Van Vlerah, Vice President for Student Life, as well as an introduction of the Orientation Assistants (O.A.s) and Student Orientation Leaders (SOLs). 

Parents and Families are welcome to attend.

 
4 - 4:30 p.m.    Parent & Family Departure
 
4:30 p.m.

SOL group meetings – The Mall
Meet your SOL group on the Mall for your first SOL group meeting!

 
5:30 p.m. Dinner – Haist Commons, Jo Young Switzer Center
Students eat dinner with your SOL group. Don’t forget your Manchester ID!
 
7 - 9 p.m. Getting to Know Your Hall Community – Residence Halls
Meet your Hall Director (HD), Resident Assistant (RA), and your hall mates!
 

SUNDAY,
AUG. 25


7:30 - 9 a.m. Breakfast with your SOL Group – Haist Commons, Jo Young Switzer Center
Don’t forget your Manchester ID!
Finish unpacking and making yourself at home!
 
10:30 - 11 a.m. Worship Service (optional) – Petersime Chapel
 
11 - 12:30 p.m. Lunch – Haist Commons, Jo Young Switzer Center                                              
Don’t forget your Manchester ID!
 
12:45 - 2:30 p.m.

Rotating Sessions

12:45 – 1:30:
Group 1 – Choices Presentation – Upper Jo Young Switzer Center
Group 2 – University Safety Presentation – Flory Auditorium
Group 3 – Let’s Talk About It: Prevention of Sexual Assault – Wine Recital Hall
Group 4 – Multicultural Means You Too!  – Toyota Round

1:45 – 2:30:
Group 1 – University Safety Presentation – Flory Auditorium
Group 2 – Let’s Talk About It: Prevention of Sexual Assault – Wine Recital Hall
Group 3 – Multicultural Means You Too!  – Toyota Round
Group 4 – Choices Presentation – Jo Young Switzer Center, upstairs

 
2:45 - 5 p.m.
  
Student-Athlete Practice
Tall Oaks Tour
Library Tours
SOL group meeting
 
5 p.m. Dinner – Haist Commons, Jo Young Switzer Center

Don’t forget your Manchester ID!

 
8 p.m.Magician Ben Seidman– Cordier Auditorium

MONDAY,
AUG. 26


7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Breakfast with your SOL group – Haist Commons, Jo Young Switzer Center

Don’t forget your Manchester ID!

9:00 a.m.Class photo – The Mall
 

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

This is your first class at MU! You will meet with your FYS section – Various Locations

Transfer student session – Flory Auditorium   

 
10:40 - 11:30 a.m.

Introduction to the majors – Assigned Locations
Meet with faculty and students from your chosen academic area, and sign up for individual appointment with your academic advisor.

 
11:50 a.m.

Lunch – Haist Commons, Jo Young Switzer Center
Don’t forget your Manchester ID! 

 
1 - 2:30 p.m.

Fall Student-Athletes – Appointments with Academic Advisor

 
2:30 - 5 p.m.

Fall Student-Athlete practices

 
2:30 - 5 p.m.

Individual appointments with your academic advisor – various locations

Health Services visits
Campus Store, Mailboxes, Find your classes, Emergency Notification Set Up

 
5:30 p.m.
Leave for faculty/staff/student dinner – Various Locations
 
7:00 p.m.
Graffiti Party – The Mall (rain site: Jo Young Switzer Center, upstairs)
 
8:30 p.m.

Intramural Extravaganza

Battle of the Ballerz - 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament – PERC
3 on 3 Volleyball Tournament – PERC
Dodgeball

 

TUESDAY,
AUG. 27


7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast with your SOL Group – Haist Commons, Jo Young Switzer Center

Don’t forget your Manchester ID!

 
8:45 - 10:30 a.m

Rotating Sessions

8:45am – 9:30am
Group 1 – Let’s Talk About It: Prevention of Sexual Assault – Wine Recital Hall
Group 2 – Multicultural Means You Too! – Toyota Round
Group 3 – Choices Presentation – Jo Young Switzer Center, upstairs
Group 4 – University Safety Presentation – Flory Auditorium

9:45 – 10:30:
Group 1 -  Multicultural Means You Too! – Toyota Round
Group 2 – Choices Presentation – Jo Young Switzer Center, upstairs
Group 3 – University Safety Presentation – Flory Auditorium Group 4 – Let’s Talk About It: Prevention of Sexual Assault – Wine Recital Hall

 
11 - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch – Haist Commons, Jo Young Switzer Center
Don’t forget your Manchester ID!

 
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Beginning College Survey of Student Experience (BCSSE)
 
3:30 p.m. Opening Convocation – Cordier Auditorium
Don’t forget your Manchester ID!
4:15 - 6:00 p.m.Involvement Fair and Welcome Back cookout – The Mall

Rain location – Upper JYSC

6 - 8 p.m.Student-Athlete practices
8 p.m.Comedian Kevin Bozeman – Cordier Auditorium
 

WEDNESDAY,
AUG. 28




First day of classes!
Remember, if you need help finding anything, just ask your SOLs!

 

THURSDAY,
AUG. 30


 

Check-in with your SOLs!
Downtown North Manchester Event
     - Check out what North Manchester as to offer
     - Chicken & Waffle dinner offered at the  
        Congregational Christian Church
     -  Late night swim at the Aquatic Center

***Make sure to bring you Manchester ID***

Ask your SOLs for more information!

 

FRIDAY,
AUG. 30


8:08 p.m. Manchester Activities Council (MAC) Kick-off Weekend Event
Hypnotists
 

SATURDAY,
AUG. 31


5 - 10 p.m. Manchester Activities Council (MAC) Kick-off Weekend Event
MAC on the Mall