Campus set for new students

Wed, 2012-07-25 10:08 -- univcomm
The Anderson University campus is preparing to welcome the 2003 freshman class on campus between August 29 and September 1 for the start of new school year during New Student Orientation. The theme for the 2003 New Student Orientation is “Someday.” The goal of orientation is to provide a time for new students and their families to be engaged by the mission of AU and to be welcomed by faculty, staff and residence directors. During the week freshmen will take part in different activities helping to prepare them both mentally and spiritually for their studies. SOMEDAY


2003 Orientation Schedule


Friday, August 29


8am-2pm Move-in (Residence Halls)

5pm BBQ (Valley)

7pm President’s Convocation


8:30pm Reception (Decker Breezeway)

9:00pm 3R’s -RD’s, RA’s, & Roommates (Residence Halls)


9:00pm Commuter Gathering (Wellness Center Room 157)


10:30pm Meet family groups, Silly Games (Wellness Center)


11:30pm Concert (Smith/Martin Courtyard)


Saturday, August 30

7:15-9:30 Breakfast (Market Place/Haven)


9:45am Rally in the Valley – Come with Family Group (Valley)

10:15am Academic Success (Reardon)

Real Life at AU (Reardon)


11:45-1pm Lunch w/ Family Groups (Market Place/Haven)

Transfer Student Lunch (Welcome Center Patio)

Commuter Student Lunch (Edwards Dining Room)


1-4pm Student Life (Reardon)

Healthy Relationships (Reardon)

Diversity (Reardon)


4:45-7pm Dinner (Market Place/Haven)


7-8pm Worship (Valley)


8-9pm New Student Hike


9:15-11:15pm Square Dance (Smith/Martin Courtyard)


Sunday, August 31


10:30am Worship Service (Reardon)


12pm-1:45pm Lunch (Market Place/Haven)


3-5pm Frisbee Golf Campus Tours

5-6:30 Dinner (Market Place/Haven)

6:30-8:30pm Talent Show (Reardon)


10:00 Meijer Extravaganza (van, bus rides leave from Fine Arts

Parking Lot 9:30 pm)


Monday Sept. 1

7:15-9:30am Breakfast (Market Place/Haven)


11am-12pm Time with family groups (Various Locations)


12-1pm Lunch (Market Place/Haven)


2-9pm Labor Day Picnic (Smith/Martin Courtyard)

2-3pm Retro Field Days

2:00pm V-ball Tourney begins

(new students join after retro field days end)

4:45-7:15pm Picnic

7:00pm Karaoke

9-11pm Outdoor Movie: “Back to the Future” (Smith/Martin


Rootbeer Social-SGA


Tuesday, Sept. 2

Classes Begin


Sunday, Sept. 7

Family Group Mentor Home Visits

Anderson University is a private, four-year, Christian liberal arts institution of approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Established in 1917 by the Church of God based in Anderson, Ind., the university offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, education and theology.

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