Orientation Schedule

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New Student Orientation 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

8:00 – 11 AM

Resident Student Check-In
Lobby, Le Fer Hall

  • 8 – 9 a.m. -   Student Last Name A – G
  • 9 – 10 a.m. - Student Last Name H – P
  • 10 – 11 a.m. - Student Last Name Q – Z 

11 AM

Commuter Student Check-In
O’Shaugnessy Dining Hall, Providence Center

  • Leave your bags in the car you will check into Le Fer later in the day

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Lunch
O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, Providence Center

  • Program begins at 12:15 p.m.

1 – 3:30 PM

Free Time/Move-In/Unpack

Commuter Students – check into Le Fer Hall

 

This is a good time to finish campus business or make a quick trip to pick up last minute items.

  • Bookstore (Hulman Hall, ground floor)
  • Business Office (Guerin Hall 2nd Floor, Room 233)
  • Financial Aid (Guerin Hall 2nd Floor, Room 224)
  • Parking passes / Student ID – Student Development (Le Fer Hall 1st Floor, Room 125)

3:30 PM

Farewell

  • Families wish your students well then join staff and the Parent Council for a meeting & social in the Ariens Atrium of the Knoerle Center.

3:30 PM

New Student Orientation Begins *Students Only*
Ballroom, Le Fer Hall

3:30 – 4:00 PM

Family Orientation Meeting
Ariens Atrium, Jeanne Knoerle Center

4:00  6:00 PM

Family Social (All parents/families) *Parents depart after*
Ariens Atrium, Jeanne Knoerle Center

 

The rest of Orientation activities are open ONLY to students

5:00 – 6:00 PM

Dinner
O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, Providence Center

6:30 – 8 PM

Playfair
Main Gym, Jeanne Knoerle Center

8 PM

Snack
Oakley Student Center, Le Fer Hall

8:30 PM

Orientation Leader Hosted Events
Le Fer Hall

Friday, August 18, 2017

8 – 8:45 AM

Breakfast
O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, Providence Center

9:00 AM

Class Photo
Front steps outside, Le Fer Hall

9:15 AM

Welcome
Hayes Auditorium, Hulman Hall

9:30 – 10:30 AM

What I Wish I Would Have Known Then: Student Panel
Hayes Auditorium, Hulman Hall

11 AM – 12 PM

Opening Ceremonies and Liturgy
Church of the Immaculate Conception

12 – 1 PM

Lunch
O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, Providence Center

1 – 3:00 PM

Campus Scavenger Hunt
O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, Providence Center

5:15 -6:00 PM

Dinner
O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, Providence Center

6 – 7:00 PM

RA Skits/Campus Traditions
Cecilian Auditorium, Conservatory of Music

7:30 – 10:00 PM

RA/RCA Bonfire
Lodge

Saturday, August 19, 2017

8:30 – 9:15 AM

Breakfast
O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, Providence Center

9:15 – 12:00 PM

Equine Evaluations* (Anyone interested in equine courses?)
Stables

10 AM – 12 PM

Orientation Activities

Hulman Hall

  • Brightspace (D2L) 
  • Sexual Violence Prevention 
  • Get Involved (student organizations, intramurals, service) 
  • Career Development Center
  • Learning Resource Center

12 – 1:00 PM

Lunch
O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, Providence Center

1 – 3:00 PM

Free Time

 

Orientation Activities – *For those students who were at Equine Evaluations in the morning

Le Fer Hall

  • Brightspace (D2L) 
  • Sexual Violence Prevention 
  • Get Involved (student organizations, intramurals, service) 
  • Career Development Center
  • Learning Resource Center

3 – 5:00 PM

Intramural Extravaganza/Field Games
Jeanne Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center

5 – 6:00 PM

BBQ
Jeanne Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center

6:30 PM

Evening Shopping Spree
Depart Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center

7 – 9:00 PM

Shopping Trip to Wal-Mart East

9:00 PM

Return to SMWC

9:30 – 11:00 PM

RA Floor Activities and Events
Le Fer Hall

Sunday, August 20, 2017

10:45 – 12:15 PM

Brunch
Oakley Student Center, Le Fer Hall

12:00 PM

Transfer and Upper-class students move-in
Le Fer Hall

1 - 5 PM

Free Time

  • Get to know your roommate and floor-mates
  • Check out campus
  • Take a bike ride
  • Join the RAs and OLs for an activity.  See the list of activities on each floor, at the Le Fer main desk, and on Facebook.
  • #TheWoodsRocks We know it, you know it. Let's play a game: If you find one of the special painted rocks around campus this weekend, take a photo and share it with us. (Don't forget to use the hashtag). You can keep the rock or hide it again for someone else to find. 
    • If you are skilled enough to find "The Woods Rocks" rock, see the Campus Life office for a special prize.

5 – 6:00 PM

Dinner
O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, Providence Center

8-9:30 PM

Chris Jones (Hypnotist from America’s Got Talent)
Cecilian Auditorium, Conservatory of Music

Monday, August 21, 2017

7:30 – 8:30 AM

Breakfast
Oakley Student Center, Le Fer Hall

9:00 AM

First Monday Check-In
Ballroom, Le Fer Hall

  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. New Students check-in (Orientation Leaders will have specific times for each group)
  • 11 a.m. – Sophomores check-in
  • 12:30 p.m. – Juniors and Transfer Students check-in
  • 1 p.m. – Seniors check-in

9:30 AM

Transfer Orientation
Woods Student Center, Rooney Library

11:15 – 12:45 PM

Lunch
O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, Providence Center

12:00 – 12:45 PM

Nursing Orientation (All Pre-Nursing/Nursing Majors (Freshman) must attend)
Hayes Auditorium, Hulman Hall

1 – 4:00 PM

WC 100 Course (for all students taking WC 100 Fall or Spring)
Hayes Auditorium, Hulman Hall

4:15 – 5:00 PM

Nursing Orientation (Sophomores must attend)
Hayes Auditorium, Hulman Hall

5 – 6:00 PM

Dinner
O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, Providence Center

8:00 PM

FIRST Wing Meeting (ALL RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS)
Residential Wings, Le Fer Hall

9 - 11:00 PM

Movie in the Gardens
Sesquicentennial Gardens (Sunken Gardens), Front of Le Fer
All students welcome!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

                          

Classes Begin

5:45 – 8:00 PM

Athletic Physicals (All Athletes)
Jeanne Knoerle Sports and Recreation Center

  • See your coach for specific team times
8:00 PM

Snack
Oakley Student Center, Le Fer Hall
Welcome Back BINGO - Sponsored by SAC
All students welcome!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

12:30 - 2:30 PM

Service Project
Free popsicles
Woods Student Center, Rooney Library

Friday, August 25, 2017

1 – 5 PM

Outdoor Activities and Games
Inflatables, Giant Twister, Slushies
Behind Le Fer Hall
All students welcome!

5 - 6:15 PM

Dinner
O’Shaughnessy Dining Hall, Providence Center

8 – 11 PM

Large Screen Video Games
Sunken Garden, Front of Le Fer Hall
All students welcome!

9 – 11 PM

Karaoke
Sullivan Parlor, Le Fer Hall
All students welcome!

Saturday, August 26, 2017

1 PM

Fun in the Sun – Sponsored by SAC
Meet behind Le Fer Hall

  • Slip n Slide Kickball
  • Sand Volleyball
All students welcome!
4 PM – 12 AM

Bash on the Bash – Community Event
Wabash Ave., Downtown Terre Haute, IN
Grab a few friends, car pool and check out downtown Terre Haute

Monday, September 4, 2017

 

Labor Day, College Offices Closed, No Classes

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

5 – 6:15 PM

Student Organization and Campus Ministry Fair
Ballroom, Le Fer Hall

All students welcome!

Check with Campus Life for more events throughout the semester.

Mark your calendars for Homecoming October 7th

The festivities begin October 2nd!
Get your teams ready to compete for the Homecoming Cup!