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First Year Pre-Orientation 2018 Schedule

(*Indicates Parents Pre-O schedule)

Sunday, August 19

*9 a.m. - 3:00pm
Check-In 
Tyler Haynes Commons, 1st Floor

3pm - 4pm
Pre-O Participant Registration 
Tyler Haynes Commons, 2nd Floor 

*4:30 - 5:30pm
Pre-O Parent/Guardian Meeting 
Tyler Haynes Commons

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Pre-O Opening Session
Tyler Haynes Commons  

8:30–10:30 p.m.
First Night Social  

Monday, August 20- Tyler Haynes Commons Rm. 305
 
7–8:30 a.m.
Breakfast, Heilman Dining Center (D-Hall)
 
8:40–9 a.m.   
Ice Breaker: “Embrace your Special”
 
9–10 a.m.   
Session 1: “Decoding the Professor"                                 

10–11 a.m.   
Session 2: “Social Belonging" at UR     

11–12 p.m.   
Session 3: “Will YOU Become an Overcommitted Spider?"

12:30–1:30 p.m.  
Lunch
Heilman Dining Center 

1:30–3 p.m.      
Session 4:
“Navigating the Hook-Up Culture”

3–3:15 p.m.      
Spider Break!

3:15–4:45 pm  
Session 5:  “What Kind of a Spider Am I?”

4:45–5:20 p.m.      
Spider Break!

5:20–5:25 p.m.   
Group Walk

5:30–7 p.m.   
Picnic dinner with fellow spiders across transition programs!
Weinstein Center

8–10 p.m.    
Got Talent? (Talent Show) THC—305

Tuesday, August 21 – Tyler Haynes Commons Rm. 305
 
7–8:30 a.m.
Breakfast
Heilman Dining Center (Optional)
                               
8:30–9:30 a.m.
Session 6:
"Academic Strategies for Success”
 
9:30–10:30 a.m.
Session 7: “Building Your Cultural Wealth and Identity”

10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.    
Student Panel: “What’s Really Up @ UR  A Spider Perspective?”

11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.    
Mini Session 8: Achieving Balance 

12–1 p.m. 
Lunch-On-Site

1–5 p.m. 
"Spiders Flying High" Ropes Course
 
5:45 - 7pm 
Dinner (D-hall) 
Heilman Dining Center 
 
7 -9 p.m.
Getting to the Essentials: Shopping Trip
 
Wednesday, August 22– Tyler Haynes Commons Rm. 305
 
7–8:30 a.m.   
Breakfast
Heilman Dining Center (Optional)
 
9–10:15 a.m.
UR Spider Hunt!
 
10:15–10:30 a.m.
Spider Break!   
 
10:30–11:30 a.m.
Session 8:
“Decisions, Decisions…”
 
11:30–12:30 p.m.
Closing Session & Program Evaluation

Remember! “We got your back”! 

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