University of Minnesota Morris

2016 Orientation Schedule

Sunday, August 21, 2016

First Year Students and Transfer Students arrive

Time Event Location
8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Move in and Residence Hall Registration Individual Halls
11 a.m.–2 p.m. Bookstore Open (students will buy text books in their orientation groups on Monday or Tuesday) Science Building
12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Financial Aid/One Stop Open House Behmler Hall
11 a.m.–1 p.m. Lunch (optional) Dining Hall
2 p.m.–3 p.m. Opening Convocation and Welcome PE Center
3:15 p.m.–4:15 p.m. Orientation Group Meeting 1 Scheduled Rooms
3:15 p.m.–4:15 p.m. Parent Panel Student Center, Edson Auditorium
4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. UMM Community Picnic sponsored by the Office of Residential Life & Dining Services Tug Lake
(rain/heat: Dining Hall)
6:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Floor Activities Individual Halls or Apartment Commons if off campus

Monday, August 22, 2016

Time Event Location
7 a.m.–8 p.m. Dining Hall Open
8:45 a.m.–9 a.m. Orientation Group Meeting 2 Scheduled Rooms
9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Tour I, Block Sessions and Settle In
Scheduled Activities
Library Services
Academic Success
Crossing the Line
Pickup Books-UMM Bookstore
Introduction to Green Dot
5:30 p.m.–8 p.m. Floor Activities
(Dinner with Floor)
Individual Residence Halls or Apartment commons if off campus
9:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Extravaganza (attend with floor) Student Center, Edson Auditorium

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Time Event Location
7:15 a.m.–3 p.m. Dining Hall Open Dining Hall
8:45 a.m.–9 a.m. Orientation Group Meeting 3 Scheduled Rooms
9 a.m.–10 a.m. First meeting of IC Course Scheduled Classrooms
9 a.m.–10 a.m. New Transfer Student Panel
10:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m. Academic Choices Student Center, Edson Auditorium
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Advisor/Advisee Meetings Faculty Offices/sch. Locals
1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Success Coach Meetings Scheduled spaces
2:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Tour II and Settle In
Schedule individual appointments with Advisers (optional)
Math Placement Exam
Symphonic Winds and String Auditions
Music 1111-2111-1200 Mandatory Piano Placement and reg. # disbursement
Jazz Ensembles Auditions
Music Theory (Mus 1101) Placement test
Voice and Choir placement
Pickup Books-UMM Bookstore
Buy Parking Permit
3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Campus Job and Resource Fair Student Center, Oyate Hall
6:30 p.m.–8 p.m. Activities Fair (Dinner at food stations) Campus Mall (rain: Dining Hall)
7 p.m.–8 p.m. Alumni Ice Cream Social Campus Mall (rain: Dining Hall)

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Classes Begin

Time Event Location
4 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Multi–Ethnic Student Program Reception MRC Lounge
5 p.m.–6:30 p.m. GLBTQQIA welcome reception Student Center, Louie’s Lower Level