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Northwest Missouri State University

Advantage Schedule - Fall 2014

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Thursday, August 21

7- 9 AM A-G  Move In Residence Halls
9 AM - 11 AM H-M  Move In Residence Halls
NOON - 2 PM N-R  Move In Residence Halls
2 PM - 4 PM S-Z  Move In Residence Halls
7 AM - 6 PM New Students Check in at Orientation Central J.W. Jones Student Union
8 AM - 5 PM Bearcat Card photos I.D. Office
8:30 AM - 5 PM Laptop Pickup for Residents (Check in first and bring your Bearcat ID and email log-in) Electronic Campus Support Center
10:30 AM - 1 AM Student Union Bearcat Commons, open 10:30 a.m. (Meal plans are activated at 10:30; families are welcome)  
3 PM Orientation for students who did NOT attend SOAR Boardroom
4 PM Commuter Student Meeting Tower View Room, Student Union
7 - 8:30 PM Residence Hall Orientation on your residence hall floor
8:30 -10 PM Backyard Bash Centennial Gardens
10 PM Outdoor Movie - Divergent College Park Pavilion Across from Center for the Performing Arts

Friday, August 22

8 - 9:30 AM Freshman Seminar Seminar Classroom
10 AM Department meeting and Advisement See Advantage Planner
8 AM - 4 PM Textbook Pickup The Station
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Laptop Pickup for Residents (Bring your Bearcat ID) Electronic Campus Support Center
2 PM Test Out Exams (for Spanish, French, and American Sign Language) Colden Hall 3700
3 PM Writing Challenge (for students placed in 10-110 Intro to Writing, but want to challenge their placement). Colden Hall 1200
6 PM & 8 PM Can I Kiss You?
attend with PA and Freshman Seminar Class
Performing Arts Center
7 PM - 10 PM Ice Cream Social (Hosted by NW Greek Community) College Park Pavilion Across from Center for the Performing Arts
10 PM - MIDNIGHT Live Entertainment - Preferred Parking Comdey Tour Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday, August 23

8:30 - 10 AM Meeting with Peer Advisors  Academic Buildings and Seminar Classroom
9:30 AM - NOON General Registration for transfer or returning students not yet registered Administration Building
10 AM - NOON
& 2 - 4 PM
Diversity and U (50 minute sessions) Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts
10 AM - NOON Merchant Fair Bell Tower (Rain location Ballroom)
10 AM - 5 PM Math Testing (for students enrolled in 090 Math Skills-takes 20-90 minutes. Go at your own convenience and bring your laptop) McKemy Center
10 AM - 1 PM
& 2 - 4 PM
Hard Core Safety (50 minute sessions) Student Union Ballroom
1 - 2 PM Transfer Orientation (for students who didn’t attend Transfer Pre-registration) Student Union Boardroom
7:30 PM - 9 PM Dr. Joe Martin
attend with RA and hall mates
Bearcat Arena
9 PM - MIDNIGHT Casino Night sponsored by RHA J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom
MIDNIGHT Free Movies at the Hangar Movie Theatre The Hangar, Main Street
  Safe ride will provide rides to Hangar from 11-midnight and from 1:30-2:30 back to the residence halls  
  Pick up will be in Lot 10 behind Hudson/Perrin common area and Lot 39 by The Station  

Sunday, August 24

10 - 11 AM Interdenominational Worship Service Ballroom
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Greeks Forum J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom
1-5 PM Textbook Pickup The Station
12:30 - 1:30 PM Lunch with the Greeks Bell Tower Lawn
  Free food sponsored by NW Greek Community.  Open to everyone.  
1:30 - 2:30 PM Freshman Seminar Seminar Classroom
2:45 - 3:45 PM Convocation followed by March to the Tower, Tree Dedication and Ice Cream
attend with PA, Freshman Seminar Instructor and Class
Bearcat Arena
6 - 8 PM Open House Student Religious Houses
9 PM Fireworks Practice Fields

Other Events

Monday, Aug. 25
7:30 - 9:30 AM
Pancake Feed Bell Tower
Monday, Aug. 25
8 AM - 4:30 PM
Textbook Pickup The Station
Wednesday, Sept. 3
10 AM - 2 PM
Organizational Fair - Learn about all the organizations on campus. Bell Tower (Rain location Bearcat Arena)

*Events in  GREEN  are required for Freshmen*
* Some events and times are tentative and may change *