Fall 2014 Transfer Student Orientation Schedule

Orientation details will be discussed at the first transfer meeting on August 15 at 4 p.m. in the Lay Hall Auditorium.

Friday, August 15 - Monday, August 18


Friday, August 15
8 a.m. - noon Campus Housing Open for Move-In
Room keys are available in the lobby of the residence halls. For those living in campus apartments, keys will be in the Security Office in the Findlay Student Center (FSC).
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch available for new students and families
-Findlay Student Center (FSC), Commons
3:15 - 3:40 p.m. Parent and Student Goodbyes
- Kellogg Greenspace under the trees
- This is a great time for hugs and goodbyes before families attend a humorous yet enlightening presentation from Dr. Will Keim, and students attend their first transfer student meeting.
3:45 - 5 p.m. Parent Orientation
- Clara Thompson Hall
- Dr. Will Keim, award-winning national speaker and humorist
4 - 5 p.m. New Transfer Student Meeting
- Lay Hall Auditorium
5 - 6 p.m. Parent Reception and Farewell
- FSC, Ballroom
5:15 p.m. Welcome to Drury! Presentation from Dr. Will Keim for all new students
- Clara Thompson Hall
6:15 p.m. Off-campus Dinner
- Return to the Lay Hall lobby to depart
8 p.m. Campus Safety Orientation
- Clara Thompson Hall
9:30 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings (for residential students)
- Meet with your RA on your hall floor

Saturday, August 16
8 - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast available
- FSC, Commons
9:45 a.m. Dr. Will Keim: Part Two
- Clara Thompson Hall
11 a.m. Transfer Student Meeting
- Lay Hall Auditorium
Noon R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
- Clara Thompson Hall
1 p.m. Off-Campus Lunch
- Meet in front of Clara Thompson Hall to depart
4 - 5:30 p.m. Ice Skating and Broomball
- Mediacom Ice Park
5:30 p.m. Dinner
- FSC, Ballroom
9 - 11 p.m. Bowling, Pizza and Free T-shirts
- Enterprise Lanes
- Sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA)

Sunday, August 17
8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast Available
- FSC, Commons
10 a.m. Ecumenical Worship Service
- Stone Chapel
Noon Off-campus Lunch
- Meet in front of the Clara Thompson Hall to depart
1 - 2 p.m. Student Activities Fair
- O’Reilly Family Event Center
2 - 5 p.m. Springfield Cardinals Baseball Game
- Hammons Field
6 - 8 p.m. Faculty Dinner and Dessert
- Springfield Brewing Company
8 - 10 p.m. Sunday FunDay - DVD Bingo!
- FSC, Commons

Monday, August 18
8 - 9:15 a.m. Breakfast Available
- FSC, Commons
9:15 - noon Community Service Plunge Project
- Clara Thompson Hall
Noon Off Campus Lunch
3 p.m. On-Campus Employment and Work Study
(required for all Work-Study students)

- Lay Hall, Auditorium
4:30 - 7 p.m. Dinner - (available for purchase or through your meal plan)
- FSC, Commons
6 p.m. Commuter Student Meeting
FSC, Ballroom
6:30 - 9 p.m. The Finale
- FSC, Fountain Area
- Sponsored by the Student Union Board (SUB) and Greek Life
9 p.m. Fireworks Show
- Sunderland Field