Orientation 2012

2013 Schedule: Transfer Students

 

Friday, August 16

4-8 p.m. Student Move-in

Residence Halls

5-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

6:30 p.m. Varsity Athletic Meeting

Fine Arts Center

9 p.m. Residence Hall Meeting

Residence Halls

Saturday, August 17

10-11 a.m. Campus Tours

Admission Office

10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Brunch

Mabee Commons

11-11:45 a.m. Transfer Student Welcome

Olin 110

Noon-12:30p.m. Student Check-in

Walzel Court

2-3 p.m. Diversity and Inclusion: At the Core of the Southwestern Experience

McCombs Ballrooms

3:30 p.m. Matriculation Convocation

Robertson Center

4:15 p.m. New Student Photo

Score Quadrangle 

5-6:15 p.m. Placement Exams

Language: FWO 126; Music Theory: FAC 148

5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

8:30-9:30 p.m. Comedy Magician Mat Franco

Alma Thomas Theater

10:30 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings

Residence Halls

Sunday, August 18

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Brunch

Mabee Commons 

11 a.m. Worship Service

Lois Perkins Chapel

5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

7:30 p.m. Activity with Student Foundation

Cove Patio

8-11 p.m. Pirate Bash

Various Locations (Sand Volleyball Court, Academic Mall, Brown-Cody Lounge, Kurth Lobby)

Monday, August 19

8-9:30 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

10 a.m.-Noon. Advanced Entry Seminar

Seminar Classrooms

12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch with the Registrar

The Cove

1-4 p.m. Library Tour

A. Frank Smith Jr. Library Center

1-3 p.m. Advising Appointment Sign-Ups

Advisor Offices

3:30-4:30 p.m. Surviving the Sciences

Mood Atrium

5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

8:15-9:30 p.m. Ice Cream Social featuring Tje Austin

Score Quadrangle

Tuesday, August 20

7:30-9 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

9 a.m.-Noon. Advanced Entry Seminar

Seminar Classrooms

Noon-1 p.m. Honor Code Luncheon

The Cove

1:30-2 p.m. The Inquiry Initiative: Welcome to the Family

Olin 110

2 p.m. Protecting Your Booty

Lynda Ballroom, McCombs Campus Center

4:30-5:30 p.m. Real Talk: An Open Dialogue about Diversity at SU!

Cross Cultural Center, Prothro Center

5-7 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

5-6:30 p.m. Center for Academic Success Open House & Pre-Advising

Center for Academic Success and Records, Prothro Center

6-7 p.m. First Lecture Series: “Thinking Through Southwestern: What are the lifelong lessons of which to be mindful?”

Bishops Lounge

9:30-10:30 p.m. Comedy Night 

The Cove

11p.m.-12 a.m. Austin-based band Possum Posse

The Cove

Wednesday, August 21

8-9:30 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Library Tour

A. Frank Smith Jr. Library Center 

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Advising Appointments

Advisor Offices

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch

Mabee Commons

Noon-1 p.m. Lunch with the Peer Mentors

The Cove

1-4 p.m. Music Auditions

Instrumental: FAB 166; Vocal: FAB Choral Room

2-4 p.m. Debby Ellis Writing Center Open House

Mood-Bridwell 306

4-5:30 p.m. Sex Signals - Live from Chicago

Alma Thomas Theater

5-6 p.m. Why Are You Here? Setting Goals and Making Them Happen

Brown-Cody Lobby

5:30-7p.m. Talloires/Sustainability Committee & SEAK ‘Green’ Community Dinner

Mabee Commons

6:15 p.m. Going Green at SU

Mabee Commons

7-8 p.m. First Lecture Series: Top 10 Things You Should Know

Brown-Cody Lounge

8-10 p.m. Karaoke Night

Bishops Lounge

Thursday, August 22

7:30-9 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

9 a.m.-Noon. Advanced Entry Seminar

Seminar Classrooms

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch

Mabee Commons

Noon-1 p.m. Lunch for Prospective Fine Arts Students

Caldwell Carvey Foyer

12:15-1:15 p.m. First Lecture Series “Language and Identity”

Roy Shilling Room

1-4 p.m. Library Tour

A. Frank Smith Jr. Library Center 

1:30-2:30 p.m. VA Education Benefits

Room 147, Prothro Center

2-3 p.m. Coalition for Diversity & Social Justice Welcome Event

Cross Cultural Center, Prothro Center

4-6 p.m. Finding Your Way: Scavenger Hunt/Open House at the Center for Academic Success

Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning

5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

6-7 p.m. First Lecture Series: “The Story/ies of Socio-political Change or 11 Theses in Search of an Audience”

Roy Shilling Room

6:30 p.m. Pirate Training: “A Crow’s Nest Encounter for Transfers”

Corbin J. Robertson Center

8 p.m. Movie Night at City Lights Theatre - “We’re The Millers”

City Lights Movie Theatre (off-campus)

Friday, August 23

7:30-9:30 a.m. Breakfast

Mabee Commons

10 a.m.-Noon. Advanced Entry Seminar

Seminar Classrooms

Noon-1 p.m. Lunch with Career Services

The Cove

1-1:30 p.m. Student Employment Orientation

Olin 105

2-4 p.m. Library Tour

A. Frank Smith Jr. Library Center 

5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

10 p.m. Friday Night Live: Marmalakes

The Cove

Saturday, August 24

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Brunch

Mabee Commons

1:30-3 p.m. Audition Workshop

Jones Theater

5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner

Mabee Commons

8 p.m. SU Movie Night presents “The Great Gatsby”

The Cove

10 p.m. –Midnight An Evening at Mel’s Lone Star Lanes

Mel’s Lone Star Lanes (off-campus)

Sunday, August 25

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Brunch

Mabee Commons

2:30-4:30 p.m. Library Tour

A. Frank Smith Jr. Library Center