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Schedule

Fall 2019 New Student Orientation Dates 

Saturday, August 17, 2019

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. New International Student Move-in Hogan and University Halls

Sunday, August 18, 2019

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.     New Student Move-in for Residential Students Hogan and University Halls
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Brunch or Lunch on Your Own Bear's Den Dining Hall or Beckley Eateries
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Campus Offices Open Learning Resource Center
Benedum Center
1:00 p.m. Orientation Kick-off and Welcome Class of 2023 Reception Carter Hall Lawn
2:30 p.m. Parents and Families Club
Meet and Greet
*gift for first 200 families*
Carter Hall Auditorium 
5:00 p.m. Dinner on Your Own Bear's Den Dining Hall or Beckley Eateries 
7:00 p.m. S'mores with Orientation Leaders and Resident Assistants SGA Patio


 
Monday, August 19, 2019

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Bear's Den Dining Hall
8:00 a.m. Orientation Check-in* Carter Hall Lawn
9:00 a.m. Meet Your Orientation Team and Convocation Line-up* Various Locations
9:45 a.m. New Student Welcome and Convocation*
Class Photo immediately follows program.
Van Meter Gym
Watch the live stream of Convocation on our YouTube channel







GOLD ORIENTATION TEAMS SCHEDULE - Required for all new students

11:00 a.m. Choices and Golden Bear to Golden Bear Student Panel* Carter Hall
12:30 p.m. Lunch, Games, and Human Bingo*   Carter Hall Lawn
1:30 p.m. Campus Culture and Pathways to Success* Administration & Extension Building
3:00 p.m. Orientation Team Meeting* Various Locations

BLUE ORIENTATION TEAMS SCHEDULE 

11:00 a.m. Campus Culture and Pathways to Success* Administration & Extension Building
12:30 p.m. Lunch, Games, and Human Bingo*   Carter Hall Lawn
1:30 p.m. Choices and Golden Bear to Golden Bear Student Panel* Carter Hall 
3:00 p.m. Orientation Team Meeting* Various Locations

Choice of Evening Activities

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. TRIO Student Support Services Open House Benedum Center

Student Success Center Open House Learning Resource Center

One Stop Shop  Benedum Center

International Student Open House Admissions House

Campus Tours and Resource Walk Departs from Learning Resource Center Patio
5:00 p.m. Dinner Bear's Den Dining Hall
6:30 p.m. Campus Tours and Resource Walk Departs from Learning Resource Center Patio
7:00 p.m. Relaxation Time & BEAR Open House Benedum Center - BEAR


Tuesday, August 20, 2019

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Bear's Den Dining Hall
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Golden Bears Give Back Send-off and Service Project*

Lunch will be provided.
Departs from Carter Hall
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Campus Offices Open
5:00 p.m. Dinner Bear's Den Dining Hall
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Golden Bear Game Night Learning Resource Center - Learning Commons
8:30 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings - Required for all residential students




Download a complete schedule of events.

*indicates event required for new students

Schedule subject to change.