JIMMIE FALL ORIENTATION 2014
THURSDAY, AUGUST 21 through SUNDAY, AUGUST 24
(S)=students | (P)=parents | (A)=parents and students
(This schedule is subject to change)
THURSDAY, AUGUST 21
WELCOME TO UNIVERSITY OF JAMESTOWN!
|8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.||WELCOME CENTER – REILAND LOBBY (A):
It’s a great day to be a JIMMIE! This is your ultimate pit-stop and welcome to the University of Jamestown! Pick up your welcome packet (included is your pit-stop checklist)—make sure you look over the contents thoroughly. Take care of all your important college business: pick up your university ID, set-up computer account and sign-up for emergency notification, print your class schedule, receive your mailbox key, receive housing information/meal plan information; as well as pay your bill and get all your financial aid questions answered from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Hit all the important pit stops. Your admissions counselor and orientation leaders will be there to greet you as you arrive! Refreshments will be provided. Consider scheduling a tour of campus for move-in day—of course this is optional! If you have any questions throughout the weekend stop by the information desk in the Nafus Student Center beginning Friday morning.
|8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.||JIMMIE MOVE-IN CREW (A):
Residence Halls are open! TODAY IS THE DAY! The Jimmie Move-In Crew will be stationed outside the residence halls ready to assist you—refreshments will be provided to help you reenergize and cool-off. High quality H2O provided.
|9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.||PURCHASE YOUR BOOKS AND PICK UP YOUR MAILBOX KEY – BOOKSTORE AND POST OFFICE (A)|
|11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||DINING CENTER (A):
Open for Lunch – on your own ($6.00/person)
|5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.||DINING CENTER (A):
Open for Dinner – on your own ($7.00/person)
|6:30 p.m.||WELCOME CONVOCATION/ORIENTATION OVERVIEW – REILAND FINE ARTS CENTER (A):
This is the kick-off event for the class of 2018. Celebrate the official beginning of your UJ experience! Learn the Jimmie Fight Song—HEAR ABOUT THE JIMMIES (think ‘the Oscars’ but with cooler prizes!) AND INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION COMPETITIONS! Review the orientation schedule (and the parent schedule)—just by attending you will have an opportunity to win a residence hall-size fridge stocked full!
|7:30 p.m.||IT’S GO TIME! – PARENT ORIENTATION AND SOCIAL – REILAND FINE ARTS CENTER (P):
SOCs act out various issues from college. A chance for discussion, questions, and answers. After a long day of moving, it’s time for parents to take a break, relax, and meet other new Jimmie parents. Socialize and enjoy refreshments.
|7:30 p.m.||SOC TALK ONE – ALLEN FIELD (S) (Rain Site: Hansen Center)(S):
Meet your orientation group and so much more! THE JIMMIES START NOW!!
|8:30 p.m.||GAME SHOW EXTRAVAGANZA – REILAND AUDITORIUM (S):
Minute-to-Win-It, Family Feud, Deal or No Deal: All with CASH PRIZES! You DON’T want to miss this!
|9:30 p.m.||MEET YOUR ACTORS GUILD – YOUR RESIDENCE HALL SECTION (S):
Settle into your floor community and get to know your resident assistant and neighbors! Lots of time for questions and answers and FUN!
|11:00 p.m.||KARAOKE COOL-DOWN – LEVEL TWO (S):
Come enjoy karaoke, snacks, board games, and a chill environment. Come for the entertainment, stay for the door prizes. Must be present to win!