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2017 Orientation Schedule

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Move in and Welcome Day

Time Event Location
8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Move in and Residence Hall Registration
Move in and Orientation Check in at your residence hall or the Student Center Information Desk/Higbies if living off campus
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
11 a.m.–1 p.m. Brunch (Optional)
Student Meals Complimentary
Dining Hall
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Financial Aid/One Stop Open House Behmler Hall
1:30 p.m.–1:50 p.m. New Students Gather for Welcome Procession
New students gather for Welcome Procession no later than 1:50 p.m.
PE Center
2 p.m.–3 p.m. Opening Convocation and Welcome
Welcome addresses by the Chancellor, Academic Dean, and Student Body President and traditional Native American Honor Song for the Class of 2021 and all new students
PE Center
3:15 p.m.–4:15 p.m. Family Chat with the Chancellor and Friends Student Center, Edson Auditorium
3:15 p.m.–4:15 p.m. Orientation Group Meeting 1 Scheduled Rooms
4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. UMM Community Picnic
Complimentary for students, families, faculty and staff. Families depart following the picnic. Sponsored by Residential Life and Dining Services
Tug Lake
(rain/heat: Dining Hall)
6:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Residence Hall/Apartment Floor Activities Individual Halls

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Time Event Location
7 a.m.–9 a.m. Dining Hall Open
8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Yoga Tug Lake (rain/heat: Student Center, Oyate)
9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Orientation Group Meeting 2 Scheduled Rooms
9:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Block Sessions, Tours, and Settle In
Crossing the Line, Green Dot and College Student Inventory sessions scheduled by orientation group
11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Dining Hall open
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Optional proctored language exams Humanities, Language Lab
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Optional proctored language exams Humanities, Language Lab
5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Dining Hall open
6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Dinner with Floor Individual Residence Halls
8:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Native American Student Success Welcome Student Center, Cougar Rm
8:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Summit Scholars - A TRIO Student Support Services Program - Welcome Welcome Student Center, Alumni Rm
8:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m. First Year Festival Student Center, Oyate

Monday, August 21, 2017

Dive into Academics

Time Event Location
7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. Dining Hall Open Dining Hall
8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Meditation Tug Lake (rain/heat: Student Center, Oyate)
9:00 a.m.–9:50 a.m. Intellectual Communities Courses - First Class Session Scheduled Classrooms
9:00 a.m.–9:50 a.m. Transfer Orientation Group Meeting Scheduled Rooms
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Academic Choices Student Center, Edson Aud.
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Lunch with your Academic Adviser Dining Hall
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. College Success Equals Career Success Student Center, Edson Aud.
2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Orientation Group Meeting 3 Scheduled Rooms
2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Academic Success Student Center, Edson Aud.
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Success Coach Meetings Scheduled rooms
5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Dinner with Floor Individual Residence Halls
7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Extravaganza (attend with floor) Student Center, Edson Aud.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Find Your Place at UMM

Time Event Location
7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Dining Hall Open Dining Hall
8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Yoga Tug Lake (rain/heat: Student Center, Oyate)
9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Block Sessions II
Library information, Campus Connections and buying text books sessions scheduled by orientation group
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Optional Activities
Haven Training makeup, etc.
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Campus Job and Resource Fair Student Center, Oyate Hall
1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Music Auditions
Activity Location
Symphonic Winds/Chamber Winds/Brass Ensemble Auditions HFA 180
Music 1111-2111-1200 Mandatory Piano Placement and reg. # disbursement HFA 64
Jazz Ensembles Auditions HFA 82
Voice and Choir placement HFA 170
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Optional programs
Activity Hours Location
LGBTQIA2S+ Orientation 3 pm & 4 pm Student Center, Prairie Lounge
Stress in College and how to Manage it 3 pm & 4 pm Imholte 109
5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Activites Fair (Dinner at food stations) Campus Mall
Student Center if raining
5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Alumni Ice Cream Social Campus Mall
Student Center if raining

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Classes Begin

Time Event Location
1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Voice and Choir Placement HFA 170
4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Multi-Ethnic Student Program Reception MRC Lounge
5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. LGBTQIA2S reception Student Center, Louie's Lower Level