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Welcome and Orientation Events

Sunday – Saturday, August 12-18, 2018

All events are required for new students to attend unless noted with an *
Event dates and times are subject to change

Sunday

TimeActivityLocation
All DayEarly Arrival For International Students

Monday

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am – 10:00 amBreakfastAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
10:00 am – 5:00 pmOfficial Arrival And Move In Day For International Students
Early Arrival For US Students
Welcome Desk, Argiro Student Center Lobby
11:45 am – 1:30 pmLunchAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmDinnerAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center

Tuesday

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am – 10:00 amBreakfastAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
10:00 am – 5:00 pmOfficial Arrival and Move-In Day For New and Transfer StudentsWelcome Desk, Argiro Student Center Lobby
10:30 am –12:00 pmCampus Walking Tour Option 1Please meet in the Argiro Student Center Lobby
11:45 am – 1:30 pmLunchAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
1:30 am – 3:00 pmCampus Walking Tour Option 2Please meet in the Argiro Student Center Lobby
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm*Parents' OrientationFestival Hall, Argiro Student Center
5:00 pm – 9:30pmLate Check-InWelcome Desk, Argiro Student Center Lobby
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmDinnerAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
7:30 pm – 8:30 pmResidential Life OrientationFestival Hall, Argiro Student Center

Wednesday

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am – 10:00 amBreakfastAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
10:00 am – 3:30 pmRegistration: See welcome packet for your registration timeDreier Building Lower Level
10:30 am- 12:30 pmTour of Fairfield: Explore all that your town has to offer
Option 1
Board Bus In Front of Argiro Student Center
11:45 am – 1:30 pmLunchAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
1:30 pm – 3:30 pmTour of Fairfield: Explore all that your town has to offer
Option 2
Board Bus In Front of Argiro Student Center
3:30 pm – 4:00 pmWork-Study Orientation (U.S. Students ONLY)Festival Hall, Argiro Student Center
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmDinnerAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
7:30 pm – 8:00 pmPresident's WelcomeDalby Hall, Argiro Student Center
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm*Welcome Social
Enjoy desserts, drinks and savory snacks
Vishwa Shanti Cafe and Student Lounge

Thursday

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am – 10:00 amBreakfastAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
10:00 am – 12:00 pmOur Story: Who Are We & Why Are We Here?Dalby Hall, Argiro Student Center
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmLunch with First-Year Mentors (Undergraduates Only)North Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
1:00 pm – 3:00 pmYour Story: Who Are You & Where Are You Going? (Undergraduates Only)Festival Hall, Argiro Student Center
3:00 pm – 3:45 pmMeet Your Academic DepartmentNorth Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmDinnerAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm*Drum CircleVishwa Shanti Cafe, Argiro Student Center

Friday

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am – 10:00 amBreakfastAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
10:00 am – 10:20 amKeys To Success At MUMFestival Hall, Argiro Student Center
10:20 am – 12:00 pmMath Requirements and Writing Assessment (Undergraduates Only)Festival Hall, Argiro Student Center
10:30 am- 12:00 pmMBA OrientationDreier Building Room 3
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmOrientation for students living off-campus
FREE Lunch!
North Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
1:00 pm – 2:00 pmCreating A Safe Campus CultureFestival Hall, Argiro Student Center
2:15 pm – 2:45 pmMeet Your Student ResourcesFestival Hall, Argiro Student Center
2:45 pm – 3:15 pmMeet Campus SecurityFestival Hall, Argiro Student Center
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmDinnerAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
7:30 pm – 8:30 pmUnity & DiversityStudent Lounge, Argiro Student Center

Saturday

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am – 10:00 amBreakfastAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
10:00 am – 12:00 pmPromoting Your Health & Well-Being / Diverse Campus CultureFestival Hall, Argiro Student Center
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmBusiness Department LuncheonNorth Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
1:00 pm – 2:30 pmInternational Student Orientation Program/Immigration Session (REQUIRED FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS)Dreier Building room 114
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm*Shopping Trips In FairfieldMeet at Argiro Student Center on the outside
steps for shuttle pick-up
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmDinnerAnnapurna Dining Hall, Argiro Student Center
7:30 pm*Karaoke/ Open Mic NightVishwa Shanti Cafe & Student Lounge,
Argiro Student Center

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