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Orientation

Fall 2016 ― New Student Orientation

Orientation is required for all freshmen students enrolling at AU for the Fall Semester. Schedule subject to change until August 22, 2016.

Orientation help
Campus friends
Orientation volunteers on move-in day

Thursday, August 25

  • 8 a.m.-2 p.m.  Move-in (Residence Halls)
  • 4:30-6:45 p.m.  Picnic in the Valley
  • 5-5:30 p.m. Break the Ice with Commuters (Kane Dining Room)
  • 7-8 p.m. President’s Convocation (Reardon Auditorium)
  • 8-8:45 p.m. Reception (Pioneer Rock)
  • 9 p.m.  Mentor Group Assignments
  • 10 p.m. 3 R’s (RAs, RDs, Roommates)

Friday, August 26

  • 7:30-8:45 a.m. Breakfast with mentor groups (Marketplace)
  • 9:30-11 a.m. Morning Orientation Session (Reardon Auditorium)
  • 9:30-10 a.m. Worship and Devotional
  • 10-10:05 a.m. Welcome
  • 10:05-10:45 a.m. Panel
  • 10:45-10:55 a.m.  Rally in Reardon SGA and Student Activities
  • 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m.  Lunch and goodbye to families
  • 1-4 p.m. Service Project
  • 5-6:30 p.m. Dinner (Marketplace)
  • 7-8:30 p.m.  Residence Hall Activities
  • 7-8:30 p.m.  Coffee and Commuters (Mocha Joes)           
  • 9-11 p.m. Meijer Mania

Saturday, August 27

  • 8:30-9:15 a.m. Breakfast (Marketplace)
  • 9:30-11 a.m.  Morning Orientation Session (Byrum Hall)
  • 9:30-10 a.m.  Worship and Devotional
  • 10-10:05 a.m. Introduction to Interpersonal Skills
  • 10:05-11 a.m. SWAGG: Skills We All Gotta Get! - AU Department of Psychology
  • 11:10 a.m.-12 p.m.  First-Year Experience Class: The Professor-Student Relationship
  • 12-1:30 p.m.  Lunch (Marketplace)
  • 1:30-3 p.m. Commuter Scavenger Hunt and Ice Cream Outing
  • 3-3:30 p.m. Mentor Group Meeting
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m. Church Fair (Valley)
  • 5:30-6:30 p.m.  Dinner
  • 7-9 p.m.  CAB Tailgate
  • 9 p.m. CAB presents movie "Holes" with concessions

Sunday, August 28

  • Morning  Worship Service (attend local congregation)
  • 11:30 a.m. Brunch (Marketplace)
  • 2-5 p.m.  Mentor home visits

*Multicultural students and international students will receive additional information regarding their orientation in August.