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Fall 2020 Orientation schedule for incoming residents.

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Friday, August 21 - Tuesday, August 25

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Friday, August 21 
TimeLocationEvent
7:00-9:00amBilly Graham Community Life Commons (BGCLC) Main Dining
Breakfast available - on your own.
Various times                                     BGCLC + Residence Halls
Check-In, Student Information & Services, and Move-In
All residential students will be assigned a particular track in which to check in and move in on either Friday or Saturday. All new residents should have received your assignment from orientation@unwsp.edu. 
New fall student athletes should coordinate with their coaches.

11:00am-1:00pm             BGCLC Main Dining
Lunch available - on your own.
5:00-7:00pmBGCLC Main DiningDinner available - on your own.
8:00-9:00pm  Your Residence Hall                      RA Welcome/Connection (For Friday Move-Ins only)
For those that move in on Friday, you will connect with your Resident Assistant in your hall.
Saturday, August 22
TimeLocationEvent
7:00-9:00amBGCLC Main DiningBreakfast available - on your own.
Various times                                 Billy Graham Community Life Commons (BGCLC) + Residence Halls
Check-In, Student Information & Services, and Move-In
All residential students will be assigned a particular track in which to check in and move in on either Friday or Saturday. All new residents should have received your assignment from orientation@unwsp.edu. 
New fall student athletes should coordinate with their coaches.

11:00am-1:00pm
BGCLC Main DiningLunch available - on your own.
5:00-7:00pmBGCLC Main DiningDinner available - on your own.
7:00-9:00pm   Residence HallsAll Resident Student Event and Activity
Start by meeting with your RA & MP in your hall.
We will be hosting a rotation of activities both in your hall and around campus to help you get to know the other new students in your area. Check in with your RA or MP for more details!
Sunday, August 23

Take this space to settle in and rest a bit before Orientation picks up again tomorrow!

TimeLocationEvent
11:00am-12:30pmBGCLC Main DiningBrunch available - on your own.
5:00-7:00pmBGCLC Main DiningDinner available - on your own.
7:00-9:00pmVirtual Resident Trivia Night 

Hosted by FORCE (Fellowship of Reconciling Cultures Everywhere).

There will be two separate trivia games and you can play them both!

7:00pm trivia: Miscellaneous trivia questions—test your knowledge of any and all things.
Link: https://myQuiz.org/q/60b375e6-03c6-48ce-a612-963c62ee0ca3 (511399)

7:30pm Music Trivia: Music lovers trivia!
Link: https://myQuiz.org/q/82e09a19-eef3-4335-a1d4-c145fe26699b (510019)

First place winners for each game will win a prize.
(Note: Must be a new resident student to win. You cannot win twice.
Winners email force@unwsp.edu to collect your prize.                  

Monday, August 24
TimeLocationEvent
7:00-8:00amBGCLC Main DiningBreakfast available - on your own.
1:00-2:00pm    Various Locations - Livestreamed
Welcome To Northwestern Session 
Required for all new students. You'll watch with your Orientation Group on campus in an assigned space. 
Click here for your Orientation Group Information.
Click here
to watch livestream. (Your parents can watch, too!)
2:00-4:30pmVarious Locations - Livestreamed
Student Session - Student Life
Required for all new students. You'll watch with your Orientation Group on campus in an assigned space.
Click here for your Orientation Group Information!
Click here to watch livestream.

4:30-5:00pmCampus GreenGrab dinner to-go on the Campus Green and head back to your dorm room to eat.
6:00-6:30Virtual Meeting (from your room)Residence Life Section Introduction
Meet your RD and the student leaders in your Residence Life Section and get an overview of what this year might look like for your Section!
7:00-9:30pm Ericksen Athletic Fields and Campus GreenAll Student Event - Drone Picture on field and Prep Your College Space activity on the Green!
Tuesday, August 25
TimeLocationEvent
7:00-8:00amBGCLC Main DiningBreakfast available - on your own.
8:00am-12:00pm       Various Locations - Livestreamed
Academic Kick-Off - Academic Training & Break-outs
Required for all new students. You'll watch with your Orientation Group on campus in an assigned space.
Click here for your Orientation Group Information!
Click here to watch livestream.
12:00-1:00pmYour Orientation Group BuildingBagged lunches will be available near your Orientation Group Home Room.
Grab your bagged lunch and feel free to eat outside.
1:00-2:00pmVarious Locations -
see attached or refer to handout in your folder
Meet The Faculty 
Required for all new students. 

Meet the Faculty 2020 Locations
2:00-5:00pmCampus GreenStudent Involvement Fair Open House
2:30-6:00pmTotino Fine Arts CenterOptional: Music Auditions. 

Contact the Music Office at (651) 631-5218 or (888) 878-5514 with any questions.
4:30-6:30pmCampus GreenDinner-On-A-Stick
No State Fair? No problem.
Swipe your Student ID to purchase a meal ticket at the Heritage Cafe before grabbing your dinner on the Green.
6:45-7:45pmKnight Performance Hall AuditoriumWorship 1 (for all Commuters, Dual Enrollment, groups Hopeful Hedgehogs & Audacious Armadillos)
7:45-8:15pmNazareth CourtyardWorship 1 Snack (for all Commuters, Dual Enrollment, groups Hopeful Hedgehogs & Audacious Armadillos)
7:45-8:15pm
Totino PatioWorship 2 Snack (for all Residents except groups Hopeful Hedgehogs & Audacious Armadillos)
8:15-9:00pmKnight Performance Hall AuditoriumWorship 2 (for all Residents except groups Hopeful Hedgehogs & Audacious Armadillos)
Wednesday, August 26

Classes begin!



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