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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 
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Various timesBilly 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. More information will be sent to your student email soon.
8:00-9:00pm                                                     Your Residence HallRA 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
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. More information will be sent to your student email soon.
TBD Residence Halls
All Resident Student Event
Sunday, August 23

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

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7:00-9:00pmTBDOptional: All Resident Student Event                                                       
Monday, August 24
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7:00-8:00amBGCLC Main DiningOptional: Breakfast available. Use your student meal plan funds.
1:00-2:00pmKnight Performance Hall (KPH) - Livestreamed*
Welcome To Northwestern Session 
Required for all new students.
*All new students will be assigned groups that will split into different rooms on campus to watch
2:00-4:30pmKPH - Livestreamed*
Student Session - Student Life
Required for all new students.
*All new students will be assigned groups that will split into different rooms on campus to watch
4:30-6:30pmTBDLiving Space Time - Session & Meal together
7:00-9:30pm        TBDAll Student Event
Tuesday, August 25
TimeLocationEvent
7:00-8:00amBGCLC Main DiningOptional: Breakfast available. Use your student meal plan funds.
8:00am-12:00pmKPH - Livestreamed*Academic Kick-Off - Training & Break-outs
Required for all new students.
12:00-1:00pmBGCLC Main DiningOptional: Lunch available. Use your student meal plan funds.
1:00-2:00pmVarious LocationsMeet The Faculty
Required for all new students.
2:00-3:30pmKPH - Livestreamed*Student Session - Community Safety
Required for all new students.
*All new students will be assigned groups that will split into different rooms on campus to watch
3:30-6:30pmBGCLC or Campus GreenStudent Involvement Fair Open House
4:30-6:30pmCampus GreenBBQ
Wednesday, August 26

Classes begin!


More details to come as we get closer to Orientation. We appreciate your patience as we plan and prepare a schedule that prioritizes your health and well-being, as well as your sense of belonging at UNW.

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We look forward to welcoming you back to Northwestern as we plan to resume on-campus, in-person classes for the fall 2020 semester.

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