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2018 Orientation Schedule

orientation team at Maryville University

2018 Orientation Schedule
 

The Saints Nation team is made up of current students who are looking forward to welcoming you to Maryville. Saints Nation is led by our coordinators, Kirby Cooper, Emily Blumfelder, Trent Carriger, Katherine Pickerill and Taylor Zobrist, who have been working all summer to ensure that orientation is a blast!

We are excited to have you on campus for Orientation in August!

Check back throughout the summer for more updates and details!

 


SCHEDULE

Thursday, August 23: Residential Students & Guests

Move-In Day Check-In

Everyone will Check-In at the Donius University Center

Breakfast will be provided for morning check-in
Lunch will be provided for afternoon check-in

9 a.m. Saints Hall Floor 2
9:30 a.m. Saints Hall Floor 1
10 a.m. Saints Hall Floor 4
10:30 a.m. Saints Hall Floor 3
11:30 a.m. Mouton Floor 3
12 p.m. Mouton Floor 1 & 2
1 p.m. Potter Floor 3
1:30 p.m. Potter Floor 1
2 p.m. Potter Floor 2

One Team, One Family: What Does it Mean to Be A Saint?

2 p.m: Saints Hall, Floors 1, 2 and 3
3 p.m: Saints Hall, Floor 4 & Mouton Hall
4 p.m: Potter Hall

Dinner with Your Family & Guests

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: St. Louis Restaurants

Diversity & Inclusion Welcome Session

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Auditorium

Residential Hall Floor Meetings

7:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.: Your Residence Hall Floor

The Price is Right: Maryville Edition!

8:15 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.: Auditorium

Friday, August 24: All Students & Guests

Breakfast Available (Optional)

7 a.m. – 9 a.m.: Gander Dining Hall

Commuter Check-In

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.: Simon Center

One Team, One Family: What Does it Mean to Be A Saint?

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.: Commuter Students and Parents, Simon Center

Parent Orientation & Rotating Sessions

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

University Seminar Section Intros with Leaders

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Teams 1-7)
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (Teams 8-15)

Commuter Connection

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Teams 8-15): Buder Commons
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (Teams 1-7): Buder Commons

Work-Study Orientation

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Teams 8-15)
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (Teams 1-7)

Academic Welcome Lunches

1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Convening of the Class

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Simon Center

Parent Farewell Reception with the President

3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Gander Dining Hall

M Picture

3 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

University Seminar Group Time with Course Instructors & Peer Mentors

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Teams 1-7)
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Teams 8-14)

Getting to Know You: Meet & Greet by Where You Live

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Teams 8-14)
4:40 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Teams 1-7)

New Student Dinner (Students Only)

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Simon Center

My First Friday Event

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Commencement Lawn

Mentalist: Sean Bott

7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.: Auditorium


 

Saturday, August 25: All Students

Breakfast with Where You Live

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Gander Dining Hall

Good Morning Maryville!

10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.: Gander Quad

University Seminar Group Time

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Teams 1-7)
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (Teams 8-15)

Orientation Play

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Teams 8-15): Auditorium
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (Teams 1-7): Auditorium

Maryville 101 Breakout Sessions

1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Pep Rally/ Club Sports Overview

3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Men’s Soccer Game and Tailgate

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Spiritual Student Organization Services/Showcase

5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Dinner at President’s Backyard

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

David Coleman: The Dating Doctor

7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.: Auditorium

Outdoor Movie: Jumanji

9 p.m. – 11 p.m.: Commencement Lawn


Sunday, August 26

Breakfast with Your School/College

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.: Gander Dining Hall

Finding Your Classes

10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. (Teams 1-7)
10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. (Teams 8-15)

Overview of Resources and Books

10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. (Teams 8-15)
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Teams 1-7)

Dramatic Dialogues

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Auditorium

Dramatic Dialogues Debriefing with Lunch

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Student Only Panel

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Auditorium

University Week of Welcome (UWOW) Kickoff

3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Local Hotels

Marriott – St. Louis West
660 Maryville Centre Drive, St. Louis, MO 63141
8/23: $129/night & 8/24-8/26: $99/night

To receive special rates, contact Jamie Michaels:

E-mail Call (314) 514-6107

Drury Plaza Hotel St. Louis – Chesterfield
355 Chesterfield Center E, Chesterfield, MO 63017
$107/night (book by July 29) 8/23-8/26

 
Call (800) 325-0720

 

Please mention “Maryville University Orientation” to get the special rate