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First Year Pre-Orientation 2019 Schedule

(*Indicates Parents Pre-O schedule)

Sunday, August 18

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

3:00pm- 4:00pm
Pre-O Participant Registration 
Tyler Haynes Commons, 2nd Floor 

*4:30pm-5:30pm
Pre-O Parent/Guardian Meeting Tyler Haynes Commons Room 321

6:30pm–8:30pm
Pre-O Opening Session, Tyler Haynes Commons Room 305

8:30pm–10:30pm
First Night Social, THC, PIER (Ground Floor)  

 

Monday, August 19  

7:00am–8:30am
Breakfast, Heilman Dining Center (D-Hall)
 
8:40am–9:00am   
Ice Breaker: “Embrace your Special”
 
9:00am–10:00am   
Session 2: “Decoding the Professor"                                 

10:00–11:00am   
Session 3: Student Panel-Part I: "What's Really UP at UR?"

11:15am–12:30pm
Session 4: Student Panel-Part II: "What's Really UP at UR?"

12:30pm–1:30pm  
Lunch at the Heilman Dining Center ("WILL" Interest opportunity for Female students)

1:30pm–3:00pm
Session 5: “Navigating the Hook-Up Culture”

3:00pm–3:15 p.m.      
Spider Break!

3:15pm–4:45pm  
Session 6:  “What Kind of a Spider Am I?”

4:45pm–5:20pm      
Spider Break!

5:20pm–5:25pm   
Group Walk

5:30pm–7:00pm   
Dinner Time-Food Truck (dinner with fellow spiders across transition programs)
Weinstein Center

8:00pm-10:00 pm    
Got Talent? (Talent Show) THC—305

 

Tuesday, August 20

7:00am–8:30am
Breakfast
Heilman Dining Center (Optional)
                               
8:30am–9:30am
Session 7: "Academic Strategies for Success” THC 305
 
9:30am–10:30am
Session 8: “Building Your Cultural Wealth and Identity”

10:30 am–10:55 am    
Spider Break

11:00am: Depart Campus for Group Bonding    
Pre-O Games (at Boomerang Sports Complex)

12:00pm–1:00 pm 
Lunch-On-Site at Boomerang Sports

1:00pm–3:00pm 
The Pre-O Games (Mild Version of Hunger Games)
 
3:15pm-5:00pm 
Shopping Trip to Short Pump Mall (Getting the Essentials and Non-Essentials)
 
5:30pm- Return to Campus
 

Wednesday, August 21

7:00am–8:30am  
Breakfast
Heilman Dining Center (Optional)
 
9:00am–10:15am
UR Spider Hunt!
 
10:15am–10:30am
Spider Break!   
 
10:30am–11:30am
Session 8:“Decisions, Decisions…”
 
11:30am–12:30pm
Closing Session & Program Evaluation

Remember! “We got your back”! 

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