Thursd​ay, August 27​


PLEASE register in the Stayer Center (located on 2nd St.)!  Park in designated areas and we will help you through the check-in process. One-Stop Check-In at the Stayer Center includes: check in with Office of Student Engagement (for ID card and parking permit), Business Office (student billing), and Financial Aid (aid and loan processing). 

Then on-campus students and families can begin in the move-in process once they have completed the check-in process. Please go to the appropriate residence facilities parking lots for unloading.  Parking is available in the Regina and Naber parking lots (for residents of Naber Hall) and in the Courtyard parking lot (for residents of the Courtyards) located on E. Division Street – look for signage.  Move-in teams will be available to facilitate unloading of the vehicle. 

After the vehicle is unloaded, the vehicle must be moved to the Stayer Center Parking Lot or Townhouses Parking Lot, located on Second Street, to clear the area for the next group of students checking in.  Please help make everyone’s day enjoyable by abiding by the 15 minute unloading policy. 


8:00-10:30am     On-Campus Student Check In A-M

Stayer Center Dining Room

All resident (on-campus) students with the last name beginning with A-M arrive. Students should start in the Stayer Center to pick up ​orientation materials.  Representatives from the Business Office, Financial Aid Office, Office of Student Engagement, and Registrar’s Office will be available to answer last minute questions. You may purchase parking permits, pick up student ID cards, and make payments to the Business Office.

After you complete Check-In the Stayer Center, you will proceed to the tent in front of your residence hall to pick up your keys and move in.

 

10:30-11:00am   Early Arrival Check In

Stayer Center Dining Room

All resident (on-campus) students who moved in early due to Athletics, Summer Bridge, or SSS/Trio should check in at this time. Students should start in the Stayer Center to pick up orientation materials.  Representatives from the Business Office, Financial Aid Office, Office of Student Engagement, and Registrar’s Office will be available to answer last minute questions. You may purchase parking permits, pick up student ID cards, and make payments to the Business Office.

 

11:00-1:00pm     On-Campus Student Check In N-Z

​Stayer Center Dining Room

All resident (on-campus) students with the last name beginning with N-Z arrive. Students should start in the Stayer Center to pick up orientation materials.  Representatives from the Business Office, Financial Aid Office, Office of Student Engagement, and Registrar’s Office will be available to answer last minute questions. You may purchase parking permits, pick up student ID cards, and make payments to the Business Office.

After you complete Check-In the Stayer Center, you will proceed to the tent in front of your residence hall to pick up your keys and move in.

 

11:00–1:00pm     Lunch is Available

HSC Dining Room

Take time out from moving boxes and grab a bite to eat. A list of Marian options and local selections can be found in your residence hall facility. Also Sodexo will be having a spaghetti lunch, so stop in and enjoy some food. The cost for luncis $7.28. Meal plans will not be accepted until dinner. This is also a good time to visit the bookstore to buy your books for class and Marian logo-wear.

 

1:30-2:00pm       Off-Campus Student Check In

Stayer Center Dining Room

Representatives from the Business Office, Financial Aid Office, Office of Student Engagement, and Registrar’s Office will be available to answer last minute questions. You may purchase parking permits, pick up student ID cards, and make payments to the Business Office.

 

*2:15-2:30pm      Opening Pinning Ceremony Line Up

Quad

Students, meet with your Student Mentor to review the Opening Pinning Ceremony Procedures. Go to the cluster of balloons representing your assigned color group.​


*2:30–3:30pm     Opening Pinning Ceremony

Sadoff Gymnasium

This ceremony is to introduce and welcome you to your college experience.  This tradition has been in place for over 10 years, as students are pinned members of the Marian University community.  Friends and families are also encouraged to attend this celebration. 

 

*3:45–5:30pm     Student Kick off with Student Mentors

Mentors will help guide you to various locations

New students meet your upper-class Student Mentors who will help guide you through Orientation and your first-year at Marian.  Your student mentor will help you get acclimated to Marian and be of assistance in your GEN 101 course throughout the first semester.  You were assigned a color group, so please look for the color of the balloons that designates where you need to be. 

 

3:45–5:30pm       Family Orientation: “Engage, Connect, Inspire”

Sadoff Gymnasium

Please join us in a welcome from the President and members of administrative staff.  This interactive session will look at how family members can be an asset in helping their student engage and connect in the Marian community, as well as gain an understanding of how the University makes a commitment to you and your student. 

 

5:30–7:00pm       Dinner– It’s time to reconnect!

HSC Dining Room

You’re invited to reconnect with your family at dinner! Tonight’s meal will be the start to students using their meal plans, so be sure to have your student ID. In addition, Sodexo and the Student Involvement Office have sponsored two meal tickets for your family’s use. Additional meals can be purchased at the door for $8.86 per meal.

 

7:30–9:00pm       Comedy Sportz

Stayer Center Auditorium

Students and family members of all ages will enjoy watching this improve comedy act. ComedySportz features two teams of comedy “act–letes” competing for laughs and points. Every show is unique and different as it truly depends on the audiences supplying them with new suggestions, ideas, and willing volunteers.

 

*9:00pm             Community Meeting with RAs

Student Residence Halls

Students who are living on campus are required to attend meetings for their area or residence hall. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the expectations of living in community. Please see your Resident Assistant for location details.

*Attendance is expected for all students. In addition, assignments for GEN 101 will be based on this orientation session. ​

 


  
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