Orientation Schedule - Freshmen



Orientation For Freshmen —
Aug. 20 - 23, 2016



If you are a Freshman coming to campus on Aug. 20, we have lots of orientation events for you.

Please review the following schedule and feel free to contact us at 913-758-6120 with any questions.

NOTE: Schedules or activities may change, but be prepared to be busy (& have fun!) all day.


Saturday, Aug. 20:


9 - 10:30 a.m. — New Fall Residential Student Check-In — De Paul Library

10:30 a.m. - Noon — Returning Residential Student Student Check-In — De Paul Library

11 a.m. - Noon — Commuting Student Check-in — De Paul Library

*All NEW fall athletes (both freshmen and transfers) must report to De Paul Library at the following times:

11 a.m. — Football

11:15 a.m. — Men's and Women's Soccer

11:30 a.m. — Men's and Women's XC

11:30 a.m. — Volleyball


Noon - 1 p.m. — Lunch and Welcome Session — Saint Joseph Dining Hall

1:10 - 3 p.m. — First Year Experience - House Introductions — Mabee Auditorium

3 - 4:30 p.m. — Spire Expo — De Paul Library

6 p.m.  — Football Scrimmage vs. Avila University — Berkel Stadium

— Free tailgate for all Spire fans at the south end of the stadium


10:30 p.m. — Residence Hall Meetings — Berkel and Maria Halls



OPTIONAL —

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. — Spirit Shop — Mead Hall, First Floor


4:30 - 6 p.m. — Dinner — Saint Joseph Dining Hall

— Free for new residential or commuting students, or $6.75 cash/credit for family and guest(s).

3 - 5 p.m. — Commuter Break Room Open — Student Life


 

Sunday, Aug. 21:


10 - 11:30 a.m. — Freshman Rumble — Soccer Field

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. — Brunch — Saint Joseph Dining Hall

2 - 2:30 p.m. — House Meetings — Various Locations

2:30 - 4 p.m. — SpireNation 101 — Mabee Auditorium

4:15 - 5:15 p.m. — Mass — Annunciation Chapel

5:15 - 6 p.m — Dinner — Saint Joseph Dining Hall

7 - 9 p.m. — Roller Skating — Wheel Thing



OPTIONAL —

8 - 9 a.m. — Continental Breakfast — Dragon's Den

12 - 2 p.m. — Commuter Break Room Open — Student Life


 

Monday, Aug. 22:


7 - 8:15 a.m. — Breakfast — Saint Joseph Dining Hall

8:15 - 8:30 a.m. — House Meetings — Various Locations

8:30 a.m. - Noon — Into the Streets: Service Activity — Saint Joseph Dining Hall

Noon - 1 p.m. — Lunch and Reflection — De Paul Library

1 - 2 p.m. — Campus Safety and Title IX Training — Mabee Autitorium

2 - 3 p.m. — Scavenger Hunt — Campus Grounds

3:15 - 5 p.m. — Free Time

5 - 6:30 p.m. — Dinner — Saint Joseph Dining Hall

7 p.m. — Mega Mingle — De Paul Library

9 p.m. — Luau and Bonfire — North End of Maria Hall



OPTIONAL —

3:15 - 5 p.m. — Commuter Break Room Open — Student Life


 

Tuesday, Aug. 23:


7 - 8:30 a.m. — Breakfast — Saint Joseph Dining Hall

10 a.m. — Matriculation Meeting and Line-up — FYE Classrooms

11 a.m. — Matriculation Ceremony — Annunciation Chapel

Freshmen officially join the ranks as new "Saint Marians" during a special Matriculation Ceremony. The ceremony includes special remarks from USM President Sister Diane Steele, and a unique candle lighting where every single USM freshman lights a candle as a symbol of faith, hope, and success.


Noon - 1 p.m. — Lunch — Saint Joseph Dining Hall

1 - 6 p.m. — Free Time / Taking Care of Business / IT Time — Various Locations

— Please report to De Paul Library with your laptop and / or tablet and smart phone at the following times:

1 - 2 p.m. — Seton and De Paul

2 - 3 p.m. — Sullivan and Marillac

3 - 4 p.m. — Ross and McGilley

6 - 8 p.m. — Welcome BBQ — North End of Maria Hall

— FREE BBQ catered by All Slabbed Up



OPTIONAL —

1 - 6 p.m. — Commuter Break Room Open — Student Life

 


 




 



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