Orientation 2012

2015 Schedule: New Students

Friday, August 14

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

9-11 p.m. Residence Hall Meeting

Residence Halls

Saturday, August 15

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

5:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

8-9 p.m. Safety & Security

Alma Thomas Theater

9:15-11 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings

Residence Halls

11p.m.-midnight Comedy Magician Daniel Martin

Alma Thomas Theater

Sunday, August 16

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. Pirate Bash

Various Locations (Moody-Shearn Sand Volleyball Court, Kurth Lobby, Bishops Lounge)

Monday, August 17

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

3:30-4:30 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. Ice Cream Social

Bishops Lounge, McCombs Campus Center

Tuesday, August 18

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

1-2 p.m. Department Open Houses

Various Locations

2-3 p.m. Real Talk: An Open Dialogue about Diversity at SU!

Alma Thomas Theater

3:15-4:45 p.m. Beat the Blame Game

Alma Thomas Theater

5:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

7:30-8:30 p.m. Paideia Ponderings

Brown-Cody Residence Hall Lounge

8:30-10 p.m. Live Music in The Cove featuring Indie/Electronic band The Digital Wild

The Cove

Wednesday, August 19

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 Auditions

Instrumental: FAB 166; Vocal: FAB Choral Room

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

Mood-Bridwell 306

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

Bishops Lounge, McCombs Campus Center

5-7 p.m. SEAK Earth Fair

Academic Mall

5:30-8 Dinner

Mabee Commons

7:30-8:30 p.m. Paideia Ponderings

Brown-Cody Residence Hall Lounge

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

Cullen Building

Thursday, August 20

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

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

5:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

7:30-8:30 p.m. Paideia Ponderings

Kurth Residence Hall Lobby

8:30-10 p.m. Karaoke Night

The Cove

Friday, August 21

8-9:30 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

10-11:30 a.m. First-Year Seminar

Seminar Classrooms

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

Mabee Commons

1-2 p.m. Student Employment Orientation

Olin 105

2-3:15 p.m. Suit Up! On Campus & Part Time Job Fair

Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning Lobby

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

McCombs Ballrooms, McCombs Campus Center

5:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

10 p.m.-midnight Friday Night Live: Comedian Michael Palascak

The Cove

Saturday, August 22

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

Mabee Commons

1:30-3 p.m. Audition Workshop

Jones Theater

5:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

8-10 p.m. Cinematic Saturday: Pitch Perfect 2

The Cove

10 p.m.- midnight Bingo Night

The Cove

Sunday, August 23

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

5:30-8 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons