Orientation 2012

2014 Schedule: New Students

Friday, August 15

2-7 p.m. Student Move-in

Residence Halls

5-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

7-8 p.m. Varsity Athletic Meeting

Fine Arts Center

10-11:30 p.m. Residence Hall Meeting

Residence Halls

Saturday, August 16

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Student Check-in

Walzel Courts, Corbin J. Robertson Center

10-11 a.m. Campus Tours

Admission Office

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

Mabee Commons

1-2:15 p.m. New Student Profile

FWO Classrooms

2-3 p.m. Diversity and Inclusion: At the Core of the Southwestern Experience

Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby

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. Placement Exams

Language: FWO 126; Music Theory: FAC 148

5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

8-9 p.m. Comedy Magician Mat Franco

Alma Thomas Theater

9-10 p.m. Protecting Your Booty

Alma Thomas Theater

10:15-11 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings

Residence Halls

Sunday, August 17

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

Mabee Commons

11 a.m. Worship Service

Lois Perkins Chapel

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

Robertson Center

5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

8-11 p.m. Pirate Bash

Various Locations

Monday, August 18

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

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

Advisor Offices

3:30-4:30 p.m. Success in the Sciences

Olin 105

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

Robertson Center

5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

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

Robertson Center

8:30-9:30 p.m. Ice Cream Social

Score Quadrangle

Tuesday, August 19

7-9 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

9 a.m.-noon First-Year Seminar

Seminar Classrooms

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

Mabee Commons

12:15-1:15 p.m. First Lecture Series: “Napoleon, Hitler, and George Clooney: Art and Theft Recovery Through the Ages”

Margaret Shilling Room

1:30-2:15 p.m. Department Interest Meetings

Various Locations

2:15-3 p.m. Interdisciplinary Meeting

Various Location

3:15-4:15 p.m. Real Talk: An Open Dialogue about Diversity at SU!

Alma Thomas Theater

4:30-6 p.m. Center for Academic Success & Records Open House and Pre-Advising

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

5-7 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

5-6:30 p.m. Center for Academic Success Open House & Pre-Advising

Center for Academic Success and Records, Prothro Center

7:30-8:30 p.m. First Lecture Series: “Thinking Through Southwestern: What are the lifelong lessons of which to be mindful?”

Brown-Cody Residence Hall Lounge

9:30-10:30 p.m. Entertainment

The Cove

11 p.m.-Midnight Live Music in The Cove featuring Indie/Folk band Merriment

The Cove

Wednesday, August 20

8-9:30 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Advising Appointments

Advisor Offices

11 a.m.-2 p.m. SEAK Earth Fair

Academic Mall

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

Mabee Commons

12:15-1:15 p.m. First Lecture Series: “Revolution in the Real World”

Margaret Shilling Room

1-4 p.m. Music Auditions

Instrumental: FAB 166; Vocal: FAB Choral Room

2-4 p.m. Debby Ellis Writing Center Open House

Mood-Bridwell 306

4-5:45 p.m. Sex Signals - Live from Chicago

Alma Thomas Theater

5:30-7:30 Dinner

Mabee Commons

6-7:30 p.m. SEAK Sustainability Tours

Bishops Lounge, McCombs Campus Center

7:30-8:30 p.m. First Lecture Series: “Top 10 Things You Should Know”

Brown-Cody Lounge

8-10 p.m. Game Show

Bishops Lounge

Thursday, August 21

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

Noon-1 p.m. Lunch for Prospective Fine Arts Students

Caldwell Carvey Foyer

12:15-1:15 p.m. First Lecture Series: “The Angel IS the Devil: Why we do what we do”

Margaret Shilling Room

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. Finding Your Way: Scavenger Hunt/Open House at the Center for Academic Success and Records

Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning

5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

7:30-8:30 p.m. First Lecture Series: “First Papers, Blue Jean Jackets, and Thoughts About Starting College”

Kurth Residence Hall Lobby

8-10 p.m. Karaoke Night

The Cove

Friday, August 22

7:30-9:30 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

10 a.m.-noon First-Year Seminar

Seminar Classrooms

Noon - 1 p.m. Lunch

Mabee Commons

1-2 p.m. Student Employment Orientation

Olin 105

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

Olin Patio

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

McCombs Ballrooms, McCombs Campus Center

5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

9-10:30 p.m. Friday Night Live: Comedian Erik Rivera

The Cove

Saturday, August 23

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

Mabee Commons

1:30-3 p.m. Audition Workshop

Jones Theater

5:30-7 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

8-10 p.m. Cinematic Saturday

The Cove

10 p.m.- 12 a.m. An Evening at Mel’s Lone Star Lanes

Mel’s Lone Star Lanes (off-campus)

Sunday, August 24

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

Mabee Commons