Fall 2018 Transfer Student Orientation Schedule

Orientation details will be discussed at the transfer welcome luncheon on August 18 at 12:00 p.m. in the Findlay Student Center Ballroom.

Friday, August 17 - Monday, August 20

Friday, August 17


8 am - Noon Campus Housing Open for Move-In
-Room keys are available in your residence hall lobby. For those living in campus apartments, keys will be in the Security Office in the Findlay Student Center (FSC).
12:00 - 1:30 pm Transfer Students Welcome Luncheon
- Findlay Student Center (FSC), Ballroom
1:30 - 2:00 pm Finding Your Way
-Scavenger hunt led by your Transfer O-Leaders

2:00 - 2:40 pm

Ice Cream and Parent Goodbye
-
 Kellogg Greenspace

2:45 - 3:50 pm Transfer Students Attend CORE 104 Class
- Lay Hall, Auditorium
2:45 - 3:50 pm

Parent Orientation Presentation with James Robilotta
 -  O'Reilly Family Event Center 

4:00 - 5:00 pm

Welcome to Drury! Student Presentation featuring James Robilotta 
- O'Reilly Family Event Center    

4:00 - 5:00 pm Parent Reception and Farewell
- FSC, Ballroom
5:30 - 6:30 pm Dinner
- FSC, Commons
6:45 - 7:45 pm Campus Safety Orientation - Presented by Springfield Police and Drury Safety and Security
-
 Clara Thompson Hall
8:00- 9:00 pm Hard CORE Challenge
- Sunderland Field / Kellogg Greenspace

Saturday, August 18


8:30 - 9:45 am

Breakfast and Residence Hall Meetings(for students in the residence halls only) 
-Meet and eat with your Residence Assistant (RA) on your hall floor.

Breakfast available in the commons for all others

10:00 - 11:00 am Student Presentation featuring Scott Lewis
 - O'Reilly Family Event Center 
11:00 - 12:30 pm CORE 104 Class and Lunch
- FSC Ballroom
1:00 - 3:00 Active Shooter Training and Drills - presented by Springfield Police Dept.
- Lay Hall Auditorium
3:30 - 5:00 pm Ice Skating
- Mediacom Ice Park
5:00 - 6:30 pm  Dinner
FSC, Commons
7:00-9:00 pm Bowling and Free T-Shirts sponsored by SGA
Enterprise Park Lanes / Sunshine Lanes

Sunday, August 19


8:30 - 9:30 am Breakfast Available
- FSC, Commons
10:00 - 11:00 am Ecumenical Worship Service - Optional
- Stone Chapel
11:00 - 12:30 pm CORE 104 Class and Lunch
- FSC,  Commons
12:30 - 1:30 pm Student Activities Fair
- FSC,  Commons
1:30 - 5:00 pm Free Time - CSA Lounge will be available
5:00 - 7:00 pm Transfer Student Dinner and Dessert with Faculty and Staff
- Rib Crib - 1720 S. Campbell, Springfield, MO  65807
7:30 - 9:00 pm Sunday FunDay – DVD/Giftcard Bingo
-FSC, Commons
9:00 - 10:30 pm New Student Carnival - hosted by Greek Life
-Kellogg Greenspace

Monday, August 20


8 - 9:15 am Breakfast Available
-FSC, Commons
9 - Noon Community Service Plunge Project
-Clara Thompson Hall
Noon - 2:00 Lunch and Eclipse Viewing
-
On campus or CORE class location - see individual schedules
2:30 - 3:30 pm On-Campus Employment and Work Study
(required for all work study students)

-Lay Hall, Auditorium
4:00 - 5:00 pm Honor Code Ceremony and Academic Kick Off
-
Clara Thompson Hall
5:00 - 7 pm Dinner - (available for purchase or through your meal plan)
FSC, Commons
6:30 pm Commuter Student Meeting - Highly Recommended for all Non-Residential Students
- FSC, Ballroom
7:00 pm

Peer to Peer Mentor Mixer
- FSC Room 204

7 - 9:30 pm The Finale:  Fun on the Lane and a Huge Fireworks Show at 9:00 p.m.
- Drury Lane and FSC Fountain Area