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Northeast Orientation

Embrace Hawk life and kick off your college journey the right way by attending New Student Orientation!

The New Student Orientation program is an essential aspect of the onboarding process for all students. Attending this event is a great way to connect with other new students and enjoy fun on-campus activities.

August 15-18

Mark Your Calendar

Thursday, August 15: Residential Student Move In!

For students with a housing contract to settle in

Friday, August 16: Becoming a Hawk is an exciting journey!

Mandatory for all new students to learn about campus, resources, and develop a network to help you be successful.
Students will have opportunities to expand their minds and their Northeast network.

Saturday, August 17: Hawks show their school spirit every day!

Attendance is optional for this fun day with new friends.
Students will have fun-filled experiences to interact with new friends beyond the classroom.

Sunday, August 18: Hawks support one another!

Attendance is optional for this relaxing day of activities before classes start.
Students will learn more about how their home away from home encourages them to be their best selves.

Detailed Schedule

Thursday, August 15

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM: Residential Student Move in (various locations)
5:00 PM: Residence Life Orientation/Meal (Path Hall)
6:00 PM: Residence Life Orientation/Meal (Path hall)
6:00 PM: Walmart Night/Transportation Provided (Hawks Village)

Friday, August 16

8:30 AM: Check In/Breakfast - All Students (Hawks Village)
9:30 AM: Advisor Session (Various Locations)
10:30 AM: Hawk Amazing Race (Cox Activities Center)
11:45 AM: Faculty/Student Lunch and Learn (Various Locations)
1:00 PM: Pathway to Leadership (Cox Activities Center)
2:00 PM: Technology Services (Lifelong Learning Center)
3:15 PM: Break/College Business (Various Locations)
7:00 PM: Free Money Trivia Game Show/Ice Cream Social (Hawks Village (LLC: Rain Location))

Saturday, August 17

11:00 AM: Student Brunch (Hawks Point)
1:00 PM: Candy Salad Community Fair (Union 73 Upper Level)
2:00 PM: Outdoor Team Activities (Hawks Village)
2:00 PM: Indoor Viewing Party and Pool/Foosball Match (Hawks Point)
5:00 PM: Residential Student Dinner (Hawks Point)
7:00 PM: Residence Life Game Night (Hawks Point)
9:30 PM: Pizza and Movie on the Lawn (Hawks Village (Union 73: Rain Location))

Sunday, August 18

8:00 AM: Major/Program Orientation (Various Locations (Department will Communicate))
11:00 AM: Student Brunch (Hawks Point)
1:00 PM-4:00 PM: Stress Busters and Food Truck Fair (Union 73 Upper Level)

Frequently Asked Questions

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