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Fall 2014 New Student Orientation Schedule

Friday, August 22, 2014


9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.          Move-in (Last Name A-M)                           Residence Halls and Vulcan Village

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.          Parent and Family Picnic/Events                Convocation Center Concourse 

12:00 - 3:00 p.m.                  Move-in (Last Name N-Z)                           Residence Halls and Vulcan Village

3:00 p.m.                              Residence Hall Meetings                            Various Residence Halls

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.                    New Student Picnic                                    Convocation Center

Evening Activities

6:30 p.m.                              Bob Mehalik's Peer Educators/                  Convocation Center
                                             Campus Police Chief & Boro Chief of Police Event

8:00 p.m.                               Entertainment -                                        Convocation Center
                                              Funny Freakin' Friday
                                              John Cassidy                                             

11:00 p. m.                            Movie: The Amazing Spider Man 2            Vucan Theatre


Saturday, August 23, 2014


7:00 - 8:30 a.m.                    Breakfast                                                       Convocation Center

8:30 a.m.                              Report to Convocation Center                       Convocation Center
                                             for Opening Session and Group Assignments

9:00 a.m.                              Opening Session:                                           Convocation Center 
                                             President Geraldine Jones - Welcome to Cal U!

9:45 a.m.                               Move to Session Locations

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.                Class Roster/Introductions/Ice Breakers        CUFL Classrooms

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.                 Student Success Session - Cal U 101       CUFL Classrooms 
                                              Cal U Basics. We're here to help YOU succeed
Covering the areas of the Health Center, and the Counseling Center. All areas that are here to help the student now and in the future

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.         It's About Academics ... Cal U 102            CUFL Classrooms 
Academic success is at the heart of earning a degree from Cal U. This session explains what it takes to be academically successful and the resources that Cal U offers.

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.                   Lunch                                                            Convocation Center
                                              Classroom Tours

2:00 - 2:45 p.m.                      Student Success Session - Cal U 103      CUFL Classrooms 
                                               Get Involved!
Covering the areas of Civic Engagement/Leadership Opportunities/Clubs and activities and the Activities Transcript and how all of these areas are interrelated.

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.                       BREAK

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.                      Student Success Session - Cal U 104      CUFL Classrooms
                                               Preventing Sexual Harassment

3:30 - 4:15 p.m.                      Student Success Session - Cal U 105      CUFL Classrooms
                                               So, what is this Cal U for Life stuff anyway?
Cal U for Life celebrates the lifelong relationship between you and your alma mater. We pledge to provide opportunities while you're a student here, and for the rest of your life. Career Services offered to all Cal U students, now and after graduation - Cal U for LIFE.

4:30 - 7:00 p.m.                      Dinner                                                          Convocation Center

Evening Activities

7:00 p.m.                                PlayFair                                                     Convocation Center 

8:00 - 11:00 p.m.                    Evening Activities                                    Third Street
Novelty Items - Street Signs, Laundry Bags and Door Mats, Lucky Bamboo Plants, WCAL Radio will provide music.

8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.       Movie: The Amazing Spider Man 2            Vulcan Theatre

Sunday, August 24, 2014

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.                  Non-Denominational Services                   Morgan Hall Auditorium

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.            Brunch                                                       Natali Student Center
                                                                                                                 Gold Rush Dining Room

2 - 4 p.m.                                New International Student                        216 Noss Hall
                                               Information Session

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.                     Activities                                                  Third Street
Zip Line, Tye Dye, Music by WCAL, Mini Club and Organization Fair, Giveaways

4:30 - 7 p.m.                          Dinner                                                        Natali Student Center
                                                                                                                 Gold Rush Dining Room

7:30 - 8:30 p.m.                     New Student Convocation                         Convocation Center

8:30 p.m.                                FIREWORKS                                            Convocation Center Courtyard


***Schedule Subject to Change***

Cal U for Life

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Parking and drop-off locations

What to pack

What to leave at home

Parent/Family Portal

Residence Life

Things to remember from orientation

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