2014 New Student Orientation Fall Schedule (subject to change)

 
Day One  Thursday, August 21st
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM Move-in/Check-in (All residents) check your letters from residence life to determine your check-in time or call Residence Life at 732.987.2533.
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM BBQ Lunch under the tent – Great Lawn
12:00 - 1:30 PM Transfers and Commuters check in at the Wellness Center/Lunch
*Parents and students who arrive and check-in early may have lunch under the tent*
Commuter/Transfer Parent Check-In (Wellness Center)
1:45 - 2:30 PM Introductions and Welcome to the University in the Wellness Center
2:30 - 4:00 PM Parent Panel - Casino
2:30 - 4:00 PM FRESHMEN MIXER (Residents & Commuters); Wellness Center
TRANSFER MIXER (Residents & Commuters); Lions Den
4:00 - 5:00 PM GCU Inside Edition - Student Panel (Freshmen in Casino; Transfers in Lions Den)
4:00 - 5:15 PM Parent Dinner – Raymond Dining Hall
5:15 - 6:15 PM New Student Dinner – Raymond Dining Hall
5:30 - 6:45 PM Parent Session – Casino
7:00 PM Joys and Hopes Ceremony – Casino
8:00 PM Evening Activities w/ OLs
(ALL NEW STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE)
Day Two Friday, August 22nd
8:00 - 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 AM Meeting with Department/Major Chairs (Freshmen & Transfers)
10:00 - 11:00 AM Freshman Students meet with First Year Seminar Instructors
Transfer Students meet with Transfer Seminar Instructors
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Group pictures with FYS & Transfer sections (The Apollo Fountain)
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM First Years Lunch (Under the Tent)
Transfers Lunch (North Dining Room)
Honors Lunch (The Mansion)
1:00 - 4:00 PM Student Sessions
4:30 - 5:00 PM Student Meet and Greet with Security - Casino
5:00 - 5:30 PM Closing - Casino
5:30 - 6:30PM Laptop Rollout (FIRST TIME FULLTIME FRESHMEN ONLY)
Day Three Saturday, August 23rd
10:00 - 1:00 PM Brunch available in Raymond Hall
10:00 - 11:30 AM Women’s Soccer Scrimmage - Soccer Field

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