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First-Year Orientation Schedule

August 20–23, 2014

Residential Students
First-year residential students should attend all Orientation events listed further below under the dates Wednesday, August 20; Thursday, August 21; Friday, August 22; and Saturday, August 23.

Commuter Students
First-year commuter students should attend all Orientation events listed further below under the dates Wednesday, August 20; Thursday, August 21; Friday, August 22; and Saturday, August 23.  If you are having to arrange to transportation, you should plan to be on campus during the following times at a minimum:

Cruising Campus (a program for commuters)
Saturday, August 23, 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (Tour bus will depart from the Alumni Fountain every half hour)

Join us on a tour of the best places to park on campus!  This 30 minute journey begins in front of the fountain, where you will climb aboard a shuttle that will wind around campus and highlight great parking options.  Caroline Krause from Campus Security will be your tour guide, filling you in on important information with regards to security, parking, public transit and more!  This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered and be in the know for your first day of classes. Two people will receive a $50 credit towards his/her Elmhurst College parking sticker!

Space is limited!  RSVP today by emailing Michelle DeFranco, Assistant Director of the Frick Center, at defrancom@elmhurst.edu.

 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20

8:00 a.m.–12:00 noon
Move In for Residential Students

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. 
Big Green Questions Student and Family Lunch-A No Waste lunch sponsored by Chartwells and the Elmhurst College Sustainability Committee

11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Big Questions Check In in the Frick Center

2:00–2:50 p.m.
Floor Meetings for Residential Students and Commuter Resource Session for Commuters

3:00-4:00 p.m.
New Student Convocation

4:15–4:45 p.m.
Meet your Orientation Student Leader (OSL)

4:45–5:05 p.m.
Meet your First-Year Seminar Instructors

5:15-6:30 p.m.
Welcome and Keys to Success in College and Life

6:30–7:30 p.m.
President’s Dinner

7:45-8:45 p.m.
Small Group Meeting

9:00–11:00 p.m.
Playfair

THURSDAY, AUGUST 21

7:15–9:30 a.m.
Breakfast

8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

  • Challenge Course
  • Service Project
  • Reflection
  • Lunch
  • Big Questions: Is that your final answer?

6:00–8:00 p.m.        
Dinner Across the Tracks

8:00–11:00 p.m.
Movie Across the Tracks

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21

8:00–8:45 a.m.
Breakfast

9:00–10:00 a.m.
Small Group Meeting

10:00–11:45 a.m.
Starpower

12:00–1:15 p.m.
Lunch

12:20–1:20 p.m.
Muslim Prayer (optional)

1:30–2:30 p.m.
Academic Orientation: Your First Class

2:45-3:45 p.m.
Meetings by Academic Major

4:00–5:00 p.m.
Open Receptions to Meet Other Students:

  • Commuters
  • Culture Jam
  • Men
  • Out of State
  • Women

5:00–5:30 p.m.
Jewish Sabbath Candle Lighting (optional)

6:00–7:00 p.m.
Dinner with the Office of Alumni Relations

7:30–9:00 p.m.
College 101 Performance

9:00–11:00 p.m.
Western Night

SATURDAY, AUGUST 23

8:00–9:30 a.m.
Breakfast

9:30–10:45 a.m.
Small Group Meeting

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Building Inclusive Communities

12:30–12:45 p.m.
Commencement

12:45–2:00 p.m.
Lunch

1:30-2:30 p.m.
Soccer Scrimmage

3:00-5:30 p.m.
Cruising Campus

6:00–7:30 p.m.

Dinner

7:00–9:00 p.m.
Football Scrimmage

9:00–11:00 p.m.
Frick Fest

SUNDAY, AUGUST 24

8:00–10:00 a.m.
Breakfast

11:00 a.m.–1:15 p.m.
Lunch

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Protestant Worship-All Are Welcome (optional)

2:00–8:00 p.m.
Bluejay Bus to Walmart, Yorktown and Target (optional)

2:00–4:00 p.m.
Honors Orientation (for students participating in the Honors Program)

4:30–6:30 p.m.
Dinner

4:45–6:00 p.m.
Meet for Catholic Mass (optional)

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