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Welcome and Orientation Events

Monday – Saturday, August 12-17, 2019


Event dates and times are subject to change

Monday, August 12

TimeActivityLocation
8:45 am - 10:00 amBreakfastAnnapurna, Argiro Student Center
10:00 am - 5:00 pmMovie-in Day, New Student ArrivalArgiro Student Center
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch with Welcome BuddiesAnnapurna, Argiro Student Center
4:30 pm - 8:30 pmLate Check-inArgiro Student Center
6:30 pm - 7:30 pmDinner with Welcome BuddiesAnnapurna, Argiro Student Center

Tuesday, August 13

TimeActivityLocation
9:00 am - 5:00 pmMove-In Day, New Student ArrivalArgiro Student Center
2:00 pm – 2:45 pmOrientation for Parents with Dr. Rod Eason, Vice President of Enrollment and Student AffairsFestival Hall, Argiro Student Center

Wednesday, August 14

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am – 10:00 amBreakfastAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
9:30 am – 5:00 pmNew Student RegistrationEnrollment, Dreier Lower Level
10:45 am - 11:45 pmMeet the Academic DepartmentsNorth Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmLunch with Welcome BuddiesAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
5:00 pm – 6:00 pmShopping TripSign-up at Argiro Student Center
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmDinner with Welcome BuddiesAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
7:30 pm – 8:00 pmPresident's Welcome to all New Students with Dr. John Hagelin, President of Maharishi University of ManagementDalby Hall, Argiro Student Center
8:00 pm – 9:30 pmWelcome SocialVishwa Shanti Cafe, Argiro Student Center

Thursday, August 15

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am – 10:00 amBreakfastAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
10:00 am –11:15 amStudent Life Resources with the Student Life TeamDalby Hall, Argiro Student Center
11:20 am –NoonResidential Life with Daniel Hanson, Director of Residential LifeFestival Hall, Argiro Student Center (Off-campus students meet in Argiro Student Lounge)
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmLunch with Welcome BuddiesAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
1:00 pm - 2:15 pmMentors in Violence Prevention with Dustin Matthews, Director of Dept. of Exercise and Sports Science & Leslie Doyle, Director of Personal Support ServicesDalby Hall, Argiro Student Center
2:20 pm - 3:20 pmCampus Safety with Rig Gelfand, Director of Safety and Security, & Dr. Beata Nasca, Director of Regulatory ComplianceDalby Hall, Argiro Student Center
8:00 pm - 9:30 pmIce Cream QuestArgiro Student Lounge

Friday, August 16

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am – 10:00 amBreakfastAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
10:00 am – 11:00 amPromoting Your Health and Well-Being with Dustin Matthews & Emily Wofford, Clinical Social WorkerDalby Hall, Argiro Student Center
11:15 am - 11:45 amNutrition and the Dining Hall with Manyu Hesse, Associate Dean of Students, and Roxanne Medeiros, Ayurvedic Health PractitionerDalby Hall, Argiro Student Center
12:00 am – 1:00 pmLunch with Welcome BuddiesAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmUnity and Diversity with Dustin MatthewsDalby Hall, Argiro Student Center
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmLGBTQ+ Inclusivity Training with Iowa Safe SchoolDalby Hall, Argiro Student Center
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmDinnerAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
7:30 pm – 9:00 pmKaraoke & Open Mic with Student ActivitiesVishwa Shanti Cafe, Argiro Student Lounge

Saturday, August 17

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am – 10:00 amBreakfastAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
10:00 am - NoonWriting Assessments
(Undergraduates Only) with Dr. Gerry Geer, Professor of Writing
MUM Library, Room 209
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch with Welcome BuddiesAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
1:15 pm - 1:45 pmMath Requirements
(Undergraduates Only) with Dr. Anne Dow, Chair of Math Dept.
Festival Hall, Argiro Student Center
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmInternational Student Orientation with Maryam Naraghi, PDSO and Director of International Student Advising (REQUIRED FOR ALL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS)Dreier Building, RM 102
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmWork Study Orientation with Nahom Abegaze, Human Resources Assistant (FOR US STUDENTS ONLY)Festival Hall, Argiro Student Center
3:00 pm – 3:30 pmIntro to Free Student Portfolio with paul Stokstad, Director of Alumni RelationsFestival Hall, Argiro Student Center
4:30 pm – 6:00 pmShopping TripsSign-up Argiro Student Center Lobby
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmDinnerAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
7:30 pm - 9:30 pmDrum Circle with Student ActivitiesStudent Lounge, Argiro Student Center

Monday, August 19

TimeActivityLocation
10:00 amStart of Class

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