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2 017 ORIENTATION

SCHEDULE

NAME: GROUP: GATEWAY CLASSROOM:

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ORIENTATION 2017 KEY:

R

REQUIRED FOR RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS

C

REQUIRED FOR COMMUTER STUDENTS

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17 WINGATE OUTFITTERS (BOOKSTORE) IS OPEN FROM 8:30 AM - 5 PM ROUTE 1896 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM CUDDY ARENA Come take care of everything all in one location! The following will be present to welcome you to Wingate University -Residence Life (housing information and ID cards), Health Center, Campus Mail boxes, Campus Safety (Parking decals), Financial Planning, Business Office and Information Technology.

PARENT WELCOME SESSION 10:00 AM - 1ST OPTION AUSTIN AUDITORIUM Parents only need to attend one welcome session.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM HELMS FORUM, DPC

LUNCH 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL Students use their ID card to eat using their Wingate meal plan. Parents and families can dine too for $7.50 each.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM OUTSIDE OF STEGALL ALUMNI PLAZA AREA Sponsored by the Wingate University Board of Visitors.

PARENT WELCOME SESSION 1:30 PM - 2ND OPTION AUSTIN AUDITORIUM Parents only need to attend one welcome.

NEW COMMUTER STUDENT CHECK-IN 2:00 - 4:00 PM CUDDY ARENA PARENT OF STUDENT ATHLETES MEETING 2:30 PM AUSTIN AUDITORIUM DINNER 5:00 - 7:00 PM

W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL Students, don’t forget your ID card to eat dinner using your Wingate meal plan.

COMMUTER MEETING 5:00 - 6:30 PM AUSTIN AUDITORIUM All commuters should be our guest and learn about what life is like as a commuting student and meet other commuters!

COMMUTER DINNER 6:30 - 8:00 PM

WT HARRIS DINING HALL

RESIDENCE HALL MEETING 7:00 PM YOUR RESIDENCE HALL BULLDOG KICKOFF 8:15 PM CUDDY ARENA Get excited for your first Orientation event! This session is full of high energy music, dancing, and fun! There is no better way to start Orientation!

FRONT ROW ON CAMPUS 8:45 PM CUDDY ARENA Learn how to live life to the fullest by taking advantage of every opportunity.

ORIENTATION GROUP MEETING 10:00 PM VARIOUS LOCATIONS LATE NIGHT BREAKFAST 10:30 - 11:30 PM

W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL A Wingate tradition of great breakfast food late at night. Come grab some food and hang out with your new Bulldog family!

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 BREAKFAST 7:00 AM

W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL

LIFE IN THE CLASSROOM 9:00 AM CUDDY ARENA Learn about classroom tips and the resources we have to offer to help you succeed in the classroom.


ORIENTATION 2017 ACADEMIC DEAN/ DEPARTMENT MEETINGS 10:00 - 10:30 AM VARIOUS LOCATIONS • Biology: McGee Theater • Business: Wingate Baptist Fellowship Hall • Chemistry: Levine 207 • Communications: Burnside-Dalton 101 • Criminal Justice: Batte Vocal Hall • Education: Hayes 209/210 • English: Hayes 112 • History: Hayes 208 • Math: Hayes 121 • Music: Hayes 127 • Nursing: Recital Hall, Batte Center • Political Science: Hayes 202 • Psychology: Smith Science 116 • Religion: Hayes 203 • Sciences: McGee Theatre, Batte Center • Sport Science: Cuddy Arena • Sociology/Human Services: Hayes 113 • Undeclared: Helms Forum (A-L), AV Room (M-Z)

DROP-IN ADVISING MEETINGS (OPTIONAL IF NEEDED) 10:30 - 11:30 AM GROUP BREAKOUT 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

GROUP A LUNCH W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL GROUP B ORIENTATION MEETINGS VARIOUS LOCATIONS

GROUP BREAKOUT 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

GROUP A ORIENTATION MEETINGS VARIOUS LOCATIONS GROUP B LUNCH W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL

GATEWAY 101 1:30 - 3:00 PM VARIOUS LOCATIONS This will be your first academic class.

ORIENTATION GROUP MEETING 9:00 PM VARIOUS LOCATIONS

MUSIC ENSEMBLE AUDITIONS 2:00 - 5:00 PM BATTE CENTER

LATE NIGHT @ MCGEE 10:00 PM- 12:00 AM MCGEE CENTER AND MCGEE PROMENADE

PLAY FAIR 3:00 - 4:30 PM CUDDY ARENA

Come join us for various games such as dodgeball, indoor soccer, group fitness, knockout and more! Don’t forget about the free prizes, Kona Ice, photobooth and more!

A campus favorite. Meet & greet!

MODERN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT TEST & COURSE SCHEDULE CHANGES 4:30 - 6:30 PM ETHEL K. SMITH LIBRARY Optional if needed.

GROUP BREAKOUT 4:30 - 5:30 PM

GROUP A ORIENTATION MEETINGS VARIOUS LOCATIONS GROUP B DINNER W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL

GROUP BREAKOUT 5:30 - 6:30 PM

GROUP A DINNER W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL GROUP B ORIENTATION MEETING VARIOUS LOCATIONS

SPEAK ABOUT IT 7:00 PM CUDDY ARENA Speak About It is a performance about consent, boundaries and healthy relationships which is entertaining, educational, and empowering.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19 WINGATE OUTFITTERS (BOOKSTORE) IS OPEN FROM 10:00 AM - 5 PM BREAKFAST 7:00 AM

W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL

ORIENTATION GROUP MEETING 9:00 AM VARIOUS LOCATIONS WINGATE 2021 GROUP PHOTO 10:30 AM

STEGALL LAWN


ORIENTATION 2017 GROUP BREAKOUT 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

GROUP A LUNCH W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL GROUP B ORIENTATION MEETINGS VARIOUS LOCATIONS

GROUP BREAKOUT 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

GROUP A ORIENTATION MEETINGS VARIOUS LOCATIONS GROUP B LUNCH W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL

LIFE AS A BULLDOG 1:45 PM CUDDY ARENA Learn about campus life and all the resources we have to offer you outside of the classroom.

GROUP BREAKOUT 4:30 - 5:30 PM

GROUP A ORIENTATION MEETINGS VARIOUS LOCATIONS GROUP B DINNER W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL

GROUP BREAKOUT 5:30 - 6:30 PM

LYCEUMOLOGY 7:00 PM CUDDY ARENA A session for the 411 on Lyceums — requirements and expectations, what you need to know and what you need to wear.

BULLDOG BASH 9:00 - 11:00 PM MCGEE PROMENADE Kickoff the new year in Wingate Bulldog fashion: inflatables, giveaways and free entertainment.

GROUP BREAKOUT 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

GROUP A ORIENTATION MEETINGS VARIOUS LOCATIONS GROUP B LUNCH W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL

WINGATE OUTFITTERS (BOOKSTORE) IS OPEN FROM 12:00 - 4 PM GATEWAY 101 3:00 - 4:30 PM VARIOUS LOCATIONS

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20 BREAKFAST 7:00 AM

W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL

WORSHIP SERVICE 10:30 AM CUDDY ARENA “Cloud of Witness: Our Obligation to Keep Calm and Carry On”

GROUP BREAKOUT 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

GROUP A DINNER W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL

GROUP A LUNCH W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL

GROUP B ORIENTATION MEETING VARIOUS LOCATIONS

GROUP B ORIENTATION MEETINGS VARIOUS LOCATIONS

This will be your second academic class. Dress attire is Sunday best/business casual clothing.

CONVOCATION & HONOR CODE CEREMONY 5:00 PM CUDDY ARENA This traditional ceremony begins the new academic year.

COMMUNITY DINNER 6:00 PM

W.T. HARRIS DINING HALL Enjoy a meal with the whole Bulldog family. It’s a great place to meet faculty, staff, and President Brown!

CLASSES START MONDAY!

Wingate Orientation Booklet 2017