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FIRST-YEAR STUDENT ORIENTATION August 16 - 19, 2014 RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN: AUGUST 15, 2014 AT 1 PM

Freshmen Student Schedule of Events

STUDENT INVOLVEMENT, LEADERSHIP, & ORIENTATION DEAN OF STUDENTS OFFICE 801.832.2230


Freshmen Student Schedule of Events  Saturday, August 16-19, 2014 RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN: FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014 AT 1 PM

Friday, August 15, 2014 9:00 am Campus Offices Open [Various locations] 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Campus Offices will be open to assist students and their families during normal business hours. 1:00 pm Residential Student Move-In [Student Assigned Residence Halls] 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm Students will pick up their room key, meet the Resident Advisor (RA), meet their roommate(s), and move in to their room. Campus community members will be assisting you and your family with move-in. (Student must be present.) 5:00 pm Shopping in Sugar House 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Head to Shopko or Bed, Bath, & Beyond to pick up those things that you forgot to pack or did not bring. You will be free during this time to meet up with your family. Shuttles will be leaving from the Festival Lot (between Jewett and Foster Hall) beginning at 3:00 every 30 minutes. Dinner with Family [Off Campus or in the Shaw Student Center] 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Head out for dinner with your family in the Sugar House Community. Our community partners have provided many discounts for our new students and their families. If you choose to eat in the Shaw Dining Hall, your meal plan is activated for use with our food service provider, Bon Appetit. 8:00 pm Residential Student Floor Meetings (MANDATORY for Student) [Your Residential Floor] 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm Meet your Resident Advisor (RA) and others on your floor. Learn what it means to be a member of the Residential Community and the guidelines for campus living. This is for the student only to attend.

9:30 pm Evening Programming with your Residence Hall Association (RHA)! [Residential Village] RHA will be providing an evening with S’mores. Come and mingle with your new residential floor mates.

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Freshmen Student Schedule of Events  Saturday, August 16-19, 2014 RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN: FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014 AT 1 PM

Saturday, August 16, 2014 9:00 am Orientation Check-In [Richer Commons] 9:00 am to 2:00 pm You and your family will check in with the GO Leaders at the Orientation check-in table in the Richer Commons. During this time you will receive all your student materials for the day. Your family should also be present to pick up their items. Brunch [Richer Commons] 9:00 am to Noon You are invited to have brunch and mingle with other students, parents, and staff. Scrambled Eggs  Sausage Links  Home Fried Potatoes  French Toast w/Syrup  Fruit Mini Danishes, Muffins, Scones  Reg. & Decaf Coffee  Tea  Water Griffin Expo [Payne Gymnasium] 9:00 am to Noon Campus offices and organizations will be showcased in the Payne Gymnasium so you can get to know the Westminster community.

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Associated Students of Westminster College (ASWC) ASWC Clubs and Organizations Athletics Department Career Resource Center Center for Civic Engagement Counseling Services Diversity and International Center Environmental Center Fitness, Wellness & Recreation Department (FWRD) Food Services (Bon Appetit) The Forum (college newspaper) Giovale Library GriffinQuest Helping Hands Information International Student Services and Study Abroad

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Mountain America Credit Union Music Department Outdoor Recreation Program Parent Relations Residence Hall Association (RHA) Ski and Snowboard Club Spiritual Life Office START Center Student Advocates for Balanced Lifestyles Alumni Relations Student Health Services U Share Car UTA (Bus/Mass Transit) Wells Fargo Banking Westminster Wheels Writing Center

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Freshmen Student Schedule of Events  Saturday, August 16-19, 2014 RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN: FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014 AT 1 PM

Saturday, August 16, 2014 9:00 am Campus Offices Open [Various Locations) 9:00 am to 3:00 pm The following campus offices will be open to assist students and their families until 3 pm. Some offices will be open later on Saturday. Please see below for those office hours. Cashier, Financial Aid, Student Account Services [Bamberger Hall] You and your family will have an opportunity to pay tuition, talk with Student Account Services and talk with Financial Aid staff. (Student must be present and have a photo ID.) START Center [Carleson Hall] You and your family will have an opportunity to ask questions about your class schedule, add/drop classes. (Student must be present.) Mail Room [Walker Hall] Open until Noon The mail room will be open for residential students to pick up any packages that were mailed ahead of time. (Student must be present and have a photo ID.) Eccles Health, Wellness, and Athletic Center Open until 2 pm Come take a tour of the Eccles Health, Wellness & Athletic Center. You can get a picture taken and receive a Westminster College ID card. A Westminster Student ID card is required for the residential meal plans, access to Eccles HWAC, and renting library materials. Bookstore [Shaw Student Center] The bookstore will be open to purchase books for the semester or pick-up pre-ordered books. You may also choose to purchase some Westminster College merchandise. Computer & Library Services [Giovale Library] Open until 5 pm Take a tour of Giovale Library. Your computer/e-mail account questions can be addressed in the computer lab which is located on the lower level of the library. (Student must be present when asking about computer/email account. Additionally you will need to bring his/her laptop to be certified for the wireless network.) 10:00 am First in Family to Attend College Student & Parent Meeting [Eccles Health, Wellness, and Athletic Center, Special Events Room] 10:00 am to 11:00 am This session will cover strategies and resources to successfully help students and parents navigate Westminster’s academic and social environment.

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Freshmen Student Schedule of Events  Saturday, August 16-19, 2014 RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN: FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014 AT 1 PM

Saturday, August 16, 2014 10:00 am Legacy Photo [West Side of Converse Hall] 10:00 am to 10:15 am If you have a parent(s) or sibling(s) that attended Westminster College, come take a picture with your parent/family and other legacy families at 10 am on the west side of Converse Hall. This photo opportunity should not take more than 15 minutes. 11:00 am Commuter Student Meeting [Gore School of Business Auditorium] (Required for Commuter Students Only) 11:00 am to Noon You will have an opportunity to talk with current commuter students about getting involved, carpooling, and the overall commuter experience. You will also hear from the Student Life staff about campus wide policies that you will be responsible for knowing. 12:30 pm Official Orientation Welcome (Students Only) [Richer Commons] Look for the sign with your small group number which can be found on your name tag 12:30 pm This is the time to meet your GO Leader, connect with your small group, learn some of the traditions of Westminster, and be officially welcomed to the orientation program. 2:30 pm Learning Community/Mentor Meeting [Various locations] Meet at Richer Commons - Look for the sign with your Learning Community group number 2:30 to 3:30 pm This afternoon you will have the opportunity to get to know your mentor(s) and other peers by going to a reception. 3:40 pm Small Group Meeting [Residential Village Green] 3:40 to 5:00 pm Meet back up with your GO Leader on the Village Green as they prepare you for your Convocation and get you familiar with the Westminster Network.

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Freshmen Student Schedule of Events  Saturday, August 16-19, 2014 RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN: FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014 AT 1 PM

Saturday, August 16, 2014 5:00 pm Convocation [Eccles Health, Wellness & Athletic Center - Use West entrance for Behnken Field House] 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm Please come and join Westminster College in inaugurating the 2014-2015 school year and welcoming you officially to the campus community as the Class of 2018. 6:15 pm Dinner [Richer Commons] 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm You are invited to have dinner with Westminster College President Brian Levin-Stankevich, faculty, staff and students. Roma Italian Buffet Mixed Green Salads  Spaghetti (Gluten Free Available)  Meatballs  Alfredo Sauce Marinara Sauce  Breadsticks  Lemonade  Water

So Long, Farewell... Now it’s time to say good-bye to your family. Enjoy your time with them before you return to campus for our fun activities in the evening.

10:00 pm Legends Tour (Students Only) [Eastside of Converse Hall/Converse Circle] Tours Leaving at 10:00, 10:30, 11:00 PM The Student Activities Commission will be guiding students on a Legends Tour. Come and learn about the legends, myths, and history of Westminster College.

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Freshmen Student Schedule of Events  Saturday, August 16-19, 2014 RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN: FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014 AT 1 PM

Sunday, August 17, 2014 9:00 am Orientation Check-in & Information Center Open [Shaw Center, Campus Concierge Desk] 9:00 am to Noon If you did not check-in on Saturday, please stop by the Concierge Desk to pick up your orientation packet. We can also answer any questions that you may have about campus resources and services. Placement Testing [Eccles Jones Health, Wellness & Athletic Center - 3rd Floor] 9:00 am to 11:00 am If you are required to take a placement test please arrive on time so that the proctor can begin promptly. If you have questions about whether or not you need to take a placement test please contact the START Center. 10:00 am START Center [Carleson Hall] 10 am to Noon You will have an opportunity to ask questions about your class schedule, add/drop classes. Student Brunch [Richer Commons] 10 am to 11 am You are invited to have brunch and mingle with your new peers and GO Leaders. Scrambled Eggs  Sausage Links  Home Fried Potatoes  French Toast w/Syrup Fruit  Mini Danishes, Muffins, Scones  Reg. & Decaf Coffee  Tea  Water 11:00 am Scenes from Campus Life [Location TBD] 11:00 am Watch your GO Leaders perform various skits about campus life and culture. This is a show you don’t want to miss. 12:00 pm Small Group Meeting [Richer Commons] Noon to 1:00 pm During this time you will meet with your GO Leader to debrief the Scenes from Campus Life as well as get the agenda for the day. This is also an opportunity to ask any question that you might have regarding the day.

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Freshmen Student Schedule of Events  Saturday, August 16-19, 2014 RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN: FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014 AT 1 PM

Sunday, August 17, 2014

1:00 pm Griffin Information Sessions (Students Only) [Various Locations] 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm We will have an array of sessions that will help you with your transition to college and better prepare you for college life. Make sure to bring a charged laptop to the sessions! 50 minute sessions:    

Student Health Services and Counseling Center [Courage Theatre] Student Involvement – Associated Students of Westminster College [Malouf 201] E-Portfolio [ Gore School of Business Auditorium] Student Advocates for a Balanced Lifestyle [Concert Hall]

5:00 pm Dinner in Shaw with GO Leaders [Shaw Student Center] 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm Have dinner with your GO Leader and small group in the Shaw Student Center. (Residents, you will use your Student ID. Commuter students will receive food vouchers at orientation check-in to use for this meal.) 6:30 pm Student Employment Preparation Meeting [Gore School of Business Auditorium] 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm Get all your questions answered: how to apply for jobs and what to do before the Student Employment Job Fair. 8:30 pm Movie Night on the Village Green (Students only) [Residential Village Green] 8:30 pm The Student Activities Commission will host a movie night on the Village Green. Come relax with your new floor mates and peers. Bring a blanket!

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Freshmen Student Schedule of Events  Saturday, August 16-19, 2014 RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN: FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014 AT 1 PM

Monday, August 18, 2014 8:30 am Breakfast [Shaw Center] 8:30 am to 9:30 am Join the GO Leaders for breakfast in the Shaw Center. (Residents, you will use your Student ID. Commuter students will receive food vouchers at orientation check-in to use for this meal.) 9:30 am Explore Salt Lake City Experience Sponsored by Follet (Westminster Bookstore) [Richer Commons] 9:30 am to Noon After breakfast, travel around Sugar House to find out about local hangouts, discounts, food, fun and learn about everything you need that is in walking distance from campus. Please remember the following: Water bottle  WC Bag  Westminster Student ID Name tag  Wear good walking shoes  Mobile Phone 12:00 pm Lunch [Richer Commons] Noon to 1:00 pm Lunch on campus with your small group provided by Bon Appetit. 1:00 pm Griffin Information Sessions Part II (Students Only) [Richer Commons] Look for the sign with your small group number 1:00 pm    

Diversity Center [Courage Theatre] Fitness, Wellness, & Recreation Department [TBA] START Center & Career Resource Center [Concert Hall] Title IX/Student Conduct [HWAC 354]

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Freshmen Student Schedule of Events  Saturday, August 16-19, 2014 RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN: FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014 AT 1 PM

Monday, August 18, 2014 5:00 pm Dinner in Shaw with GO Leaders [Shaw Student Center] 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm Have dinner with your GO Leader and small group in the Shaw Student Center. (Residents, you will use your Student ID. Commuter students will receive food vouchers at orientation check-in to use for this meal.) 8:00 pm Capture the Flag [Richer Commons] 8:00 pm Come enjoy a Westminster favorite. Capture the flag is a campus tradition that happens every year just for our incoming students.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:00 am Breakfast [Shaw Center] 8:00 am to 9:00 am Join the GO Leaders and Residential Advisors for breakfast in the Shaw Center. (Residents, you will use your Student ID. Commuter students will receive food vouchers at orientation check-in to use for this meal.) 9:00 am Helping Hands Volunteer Day [Richer Commons] 9:00 am to 1:00 pm This activity offers you the opportunity to work side by side with WC faculty on a service project. This years’ service project will be located in South Salt Lake City. Some of you will be working specifically with your Learning Community on this project. Lunch will be provided. 1:30 pm Small Group Meeting [Richer Commons] 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Meet your GO Leader to get tips needed for the Student Employment Job Fair.

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Freshmen Student Schedule of Events  Saturday, August 16-19, 2014 RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN: FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014 AT 1 PM

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:00 pm Student Employment Job Fair [Eccles Health, Wellness & Athletic Center] Use West entrance of Behnken Field House 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm If you qualified for work study as a part of your financial aid or you would like to work on campus, make sure you attend this fair to find out what jobs are available on campus and sign up for interviews. (It is highly encouraged to bring a resume.)

5:00 pm Welcome Back Block Party [Richer Commons and Parking Lot between Foster and Jewett] 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Come to the ASWC, RHA, & SAC Welcome Back Block Party and start the school year off hanging out with some of your new friends and making more connections!

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2014 freshmen student schedule of events