Fall 2014 Freshman Orientation Schedule

All freshmen are required to attend the four days of Orientation. Event details will be discussed during CORE 101 on August 15.

Friday, August 15-Monday, August 18

Friday, August 15
8 a.m. - noon Residence Halls Open for Move-In
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 CORE 101 and begin Orientation.
3:45 - 5 p.m. Parent Orientation
- Clara Thompson Hall
- Dr. Will Keim, award-winning national speaker and humorist
3:45 - 5 p.m. CORE 101 Class - All first-time freshmen must attend!
- View your class schedule in MyDrury for classroom location
5:15 - 6 p.m. Parent Reception and Farewell
- FSC, Ballroom
5:15 p.m. Welcome to college! Presentation from Dr. Will Keim
- Clara Thompson Hall
6:15 p.m. Dinner
- FSC, Commons
7 p.m. HardCORE Challenge - CORE Class vs. CORE class
- Sunderland Field
8:30 p.m. Campus Safety Orientation
- Clara Thompson Hall
9:30 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings - for residential students
- Meet with RA on 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 - noon CORE 101 Class
- View your class schedule in MyDrury for classroom location
Noon - 1 p.m. R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
- Clara Thompson Hall
1 p.m. Lunch
- FSC, Commons
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 - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast Available
- FSC, Commons
10 - 11 a.m. Ecumenical Worship Service (optional)
- Stone Chapel
Noon - 1 p.m. CORE 101 Class and Lunch
- View your class schedule in MyDrury for classroom location
1 - 2 p.m. Student Activities Fair
- O’Reilly Family Event Center
- Sponsored by the Student Activites Office
2 - 5 p.m. Springfield Cardinals Baseball Game
- Hammons Field
6 - 8 p.m. Faculty Dinner and Dessert
8 - 10 p.m. Sunday FunDay - DVD Bingo
- FSC Commons

Monday, August 18
8 - 9:15 a.m. Breakfast
- FSC, Commons
9:15 a.m. - noon Community Service Plunge Project & Off-Campus Lunch
- Clara Thompson Hall
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 campus meal plans
- FSC, Commons
6:30 - 9 p.m. The Finale
- FSC, Fountain Area
9 p.m. Fireworks Show!
- Sunderland Field