Anderson, Indiana

New Student Orientation Schedule

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Fall 2015 - New Student Orientation

Orientation is required for all freshmen students enrolling at AU for the Fall Semester. Schedule subject to change up until to August 24, 2015.

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Thursday, August 27
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.Move – in (Residence halls)
4:30 – 6:45 p.m.Picnic in The Valley (no charge for families of new students)
5 - 5:30 p.m.Commuter Reception  (Kane Dining Room)
7 – 8 p.m.President’s Convocation (Reardon Auditorium)
8:00 – 8:45 p.m.Reception (Decker Breezeway)
9 p.m.Mentor Group Meeting (Assigned Rooms)

Friday, August 28
7:15 – 8:45 a.m.Breakfast with Mentor Groups (Marketplace)
9 – 11:30 a.m.

Morning Orientation Session - Student Life, (Reardon Auditorium)

9 - 9:30 a.m.Worship and Devotional
9:30 - 9:40 a.m.Welcome
9:40 - 10:10 a.m.Life Together – Dean Dr. Chris Confer
10:10 - 10:40 a.m.A Diverse Community – Director of Cultural Resource Center
10:40 - 11:00 a.m.Police and Security – Rick Garrett
11 - 11:20 a.m.Counseling and Health Services – Nancy Mumbower and Christal Helvering
11:20 - 11:30 a.m.Rally in Reardon – SGA and Student Activities
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.Lunch with Mentor Groups then goodbye to families
1 - 5 p.m.Service Project
5:15 – 6:30 p.m.Dinner (Marketplace)
7 p.m.Concert in Reardon -  Sidewalk Prophets
(doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
9 p.m.Meijer Extravangaza

Saturday, August 29
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.Breakfast (Marketplace)
9:30 - noon.

Morning Orientation Session - Academics (Reardon Auditorium)

9:30 a.m.Worship and Devotional
10 a.m.Introduction to Interpersonal Skills, Provost Morris, Byrum Hall
10:05 a.m.SWAGG: Skills We All Gotta Get! - AU PSYCH Dept.
11:10 a.m.First Year Experience Class: The Professor-Student Relationship
12 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch (Marketplace)
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.Free time
4:30 - 5:15 p.m.Mentor Group meeting
5:15 - 6:30 p.m.Dinner
7 - 8:30 p.m.Residence Hall Activities
7 - 9 p.m.CAB Tailgate
9 p.m.CAB presents the movie Back to the Future with concessions

Sunday, August 30
morningChurch (View local congregation websites.)
11:30  a.m.Bruch in the marketplace
2 – 5 p.m.Mentor Home Visits
5 - 6 p.m.Church Fair
7:15 – 8:45 p.m.Ice Cream Social sponsored by SGA and Social Clubs

*Transfer students, multicultural students, international students, and commuter students will receive additional information regarding their orientation in August.