Orientation 2012

2017 Schedule: New Students

Friday, August 18

1-5 p.m. Cove open for drinks and snacks

The Cove, McCombs Campus Center

2-7 p.m. Student Move-in

      Students with last name A-L may begin moving in at 2 p.m.

      Students with the last name M-Z may begin moving in at 3 p.m.

Residence Halls

5:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

6:30-7:30 p.m. Varsity Athletic Meeting

Fine Arts Center

8-9 p.m. New Student Mixer

Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby

9:30-11 p.m. Residence Hall Meeting

Residence Halls

Saturday, August 19

10-11 a.m. Campus Tours

Admission Office

10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Student Check-in

Walzel Courts, Corbin J. Robertson Center

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Brunch

Mabee Commons

1:30-2:45 p.m. Language Placement Exam

FWO 113

3:30-4:45 p.m. Matriculation Convocation

Robertson Center

4:45-5 p.m. New Student Photo

Score Quadrangle

5-6:15 p.m. Music Theory Exam

FAC 148

5:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

7:30-8:45 p.m. Comedy Magician Matt the Knife

Alma Thomas Theater

9-10 p.m. Safety Talk

Residence Halls

10-11 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings

Residence Halls

Sunday, August 20

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Brunch

Mabee Commons

11 a.m.-noon Worship Service

Lois Perkins Chapel

2-5 p.m. Pirate Training: Pep Rally

Robertson Center

5:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

8-10 p.m. Safety Talk

Residence Halls

Monday, August 21

8-9:30 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

9:15-10 a.m. Failing to Succeed: Thinking Through a Southwestern Education with President Burger

Alma Thomas Theater

10 a.m.-noon First-Year Seminar

Seminar Classrooms

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch

Mabee Commons

1-5 p.m. Advising Appointment Sign-Ups

Advisor Offices

3-4:30 p.m. Center for Academic Success Open House & Pre-Advising

Center for Academic Success & Records, Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning

4:45-6 p.m. Pirate Training Final Challenge

Robertson Center

5:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

7:30-8:30 p.m. Pirate Training: Closing Ceremonies

Robertson Center

8:30-9:30 p.m. Snow Cone Social

Bishops Lounge, McCombs Campus Center

Tuesday, August 22

7:30-9 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

9 a.m.-noon First-Year Seminar

Seminar Classrooms

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch

Mabee Commons

1:30-2:15 p.m. Real Talk: An Open Dialogue about Diversity at SU!

Olin 105

3-4:30 p.m. Speaking of Sex…

Alma Thomas Theater

4:30-5 p.m. Drawing Exam Information Session

FAC 370

5:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

7:30-8:30 p.m. First Lecture Series

Brown-Cody Residence Hall Lounge

8:30-10 p.m. Live Music in The Cove featuring Austin rock band Fort Never

The Cove

Wednesday, August 23

8-9:30 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

10 a.m.-noon First Year Seminar

Seminar Classrooms

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch

Mabee Commons

Noon-5 p.m. Advising Appointments

Advisor Offices

1-4 p.m. Music Ensemble Meetings & Placements

Band/Orchestra Meeting: FAC 166; Choral/Vocal Placement: FAC 137

2-4 p.m. It’s a Pirate’s Life for Me: Student Life Welcome

Bishops Lounge, McCombs Campus Center

5:30-8 Dinner

Mabee Commons

7:30-8:30 p.m. First Lecture Series

Kurth Residence Hall Lobby

8:30-10 p.m. Southwestern Traditions & History

McCombs Ballrooms, McCombs Campus Center

Thursday, August 24

7:30-9 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

9 a.m.-noon First-Year Seminar

Seminar Classrooms

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch

Mabee Commons

1:30-2:30 p.m. VA Education Benefits

Room 147, Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning

2-3 p.m. Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice Welcome Event

Cross Cultural Center, Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning

4-6 p.m. Meet the Peer Academic Mentors

Kurth Residence Hall Lobby

5:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

7:30-8:30 p.m. First Lecture Series

Brown-Cody Residence Hall Lounge

8:30-10 p.m. Karaoke Night

The Cove

Friday, August 25

8-9:30 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

10 a.m.-Noon First-Year Seminar

Seminar Classrooms

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch

Mabee Commons

1-2 p.m. Student Employment Orientation

Olin 105

3-4:30 p.m. Out-of-State Mixer

McCombs Ballrooms, McCombs Campus Center

5-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

8-9 p.m. Friday Night Live: Comedian Jesus Trejo

The Cove

9 p.m.-Midnight Mini-Golf To Go

Bishops Lounge, McCombs Campus Center

Saturday, August 26

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Brunch

Mabee Commons

1:30-3 p.m. Introduction to Theatre Company

Jones Theater

5-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

8-10 p.m. Cinematic Saturday: “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”

The Cove

10 p.m.- midnight Bingo Night

McCombs Ballrooms, McCombs Campus Center

Sunday, August 27

10-11 a.m. Breakfast & Church

Julie Puett Howry Center

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Brunch

Mabee Commons

4-6 p.m. Student Athlete Picnic

Corbin J. Robertson Center

5:30-6:30 p.m. Desserts Before Dinner

Alma Thomas Courtyard, Sarofim School of Fine Arts

5:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons