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Advantage Schedule

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* schedule is subject to change *

Thursday, August 23

TimeEventLocation
7 AM - 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
  • Students Living on Campus – Check in at your Residence Hall to receive your Welcome Packet that will include your class schedule, Bearcat ID cards and Advantage schedule.
  • Students Commuting to Campus – Check in at Orientation Central (3rd floor, Student Union) to receive your Welcome Packet that will include your class schedule, Bearcat ID card and Advantage scheduled.
Varies
8 AM - 5 PM Textbook Pickup
Verify on CatPAWS first
The Station
8 AM - 6 PM Bearcat Card photos I.D. Office, Student Union
8 AM - 6 PM Laptop Pickup
Check in first and bring your Bearcat ID and email log-in
Electronic Campus Support Center
10:30 AM - MIDNIGHT Student Union Bearcat Commons
Meal plans are activated at 10:30 a.m.; families are welcome
Bearcat Commons, Student Union
2 PM & 2:30 PM Bearcat Commons Wellness Walk Bearcat Commons Entrance
3 PM Orientation for Freshmen
for students who did NOT attend SOAR
Ballroom, Student Union
4 PM Commuter Student Meeting Ballroom, Student Union
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Residence Hall Orientation
for students living on campus
On your residence hall floor
8:30 PM - 10 PM Backyard Bash Centennial Gardens
9 PM Theatre Northwest Event Studio Theater, Ron Houston Center
10 PM Outdoor Movie Centennial Gardens

Friday, August 24

TimeEventLocation
8 AM - 5 PM Textbook Pickup
Verify on CatPAWS first
The Station
8 AM - 6 PM Bearcat Card photos I.D. Office, Student Union
8 AM - 6 PM Laptop Pickup
Bring your Bearcat ID
Electronic Campus Support Center
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM University Seminar Seminar Classroom
10 AM Department Meeting and Advisement See Advantage Planner
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM General Registration
for transfer and returning students not yet registered
3rd Floor, Administration Building
2 PM Test Out Exams
for Spanish
Colden Hall 3700
2 PM - 5 PM Rec Center Bash Student Recreation Center
3:30 PM Navigating Northwest Online Boardroom, Student Union
4 PM Transfer and Returning Student Orientation
for students who didn't attend Transfer Pre-registration
Ballroom, Student Union
6 PM & 8 PM Can I Kiss You?
attend with PA and University Seminar Class
Ron Houston Center
7 PM - 10 PM Ice Cream Social
hosted by Northwest Greek Community
College Park Pavilion
(across from Ron Houston Center)
10 PM Arcade Night Student Union

Saturday, August 25

TimeEventLocation
8:30 AM - 10 AM University Seminar
Seminar Classroom
10 AM - NOON Merchant Fair Bell Tower
(in case of rain, location moved to the Ballroom)
10 AM - 2 PM Textbook Pickup
Verify on CatPAWS first
The Station
10 AM - 2 PM Bearcat Card photos I.D. Office, Student Union
10 AM - 4 PM Diversity and U (50 minute sessions)
attend with PA and University Seminar Class
Ron Houston Center
10 AM - 4 PM Helping Bearcats Succeed (50 minute sessions)
attend with PA and University Seminar Class
Ballroom, Student Union
11 AM - 2 PM Laptop Pickup
Bring your Bearcat ID
Electronic Campus Support Center
7:30 PM - 9 PM Dr. Joe Martin
attend with RA and hall mates
Bearcat Arena
9 PM - 11:30 PM Trivia Night
sponsored by RHA
Ballroom, Student Union
MIDNIGHT Free Movies at the Hangar Movie Theatre The Hangar
(Main Street)

Sunday, August 26

TimeEventLocation
10 AM - 11 AM Interdenominational Worship Service
sponsored by Campus Ministries
Boardroom, Student Union
NOON - 4 PM Textbook Pickup
Verify on CatPAWS first
The Station
NOON - 4 PM Bearcat Card photos I.D. Office, Student Union
NOON - 4 PM Laptop Pickup
Bring your Bearcat ID
Electronic Campus Support Center
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM University Seminar Seminar Classroom
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Convocation followed by March to the Tower, Tree Dedication and Ice Cream
Attend with PA, University Seminar Instructor and Class
Bearcat Stadium
6 PM - 8 PM Religious Student Organizations Open Houses Student Religious Houses, 4th Street
8:30 PM Fireworks College Park

Other Events

TimeEventLocation
Monday, Aug. 27
8 AM - 4 PM
Textbook Pickup The Station
Monday, Aug. 27
11:30 AM - 1 PM
Pizza by the Slice Union Living Room
Wednesday, Sept. 5
10 AM - 2 PM
Organizational Fair
Learn about all the organizations on campus
Bell Tower
(if case of rain, location moved to Bearcat Arena)

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


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