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Schedule

Defining Courage

Orientation 2013

Please note that all activities/programs indicated in bold are required attendance

Tuesday, August 27

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. All Gateways Arrive and Move-In (including transfer students)
Coordinated by Student Life, except as noted below
Pannill Center 
 
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. PEG/ECA Gateway Arrival
PEG Building
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. African American Student and Parent Welcome Session
Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott, associate VP for Inclusive Excellence
Miller Chapel 
Time TBD International Gateway Arrival
Coordinated by the Spencer Center 
3:30-4:30 p.m. African American Student and Parent Welcome Session
Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott, associate VP for Inclusive Excellence
Miller Chapel
7-9 p.m. Class of 2017 Rally
Page Terrace
Rain Location: Francis Auditorium 

Wednesday, August 28

7-9 a.m. Athletic practice (if applicable)
9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Gateway Orientations – See individual Gateway Orientation Schedules

4-6 p.m. Athletic and VWIL Band Practice (if applicable)
7-8 p.m. PERSIST Reception for students participating in the PERSIST Program
Hunt Gallery 
8-9 p.m. Residence Hall Welcome Meetings
Check with your RA for locations 
9 p.m. – Midnight Wal-Mart Trips
Departing from SAC Parking Lot 

Thursday, August 29

7-9 a.m. Athletic Practice (if applicable)
9 a.m. – Noon Gateway Orientations – See Individual Gateway Orientation Schedules
Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch
Hunt Dining Hall 
1-2 p.m. Academic Profile and General Education Assessments
Acorn on name tag – Francis Auditorium
Squirrel on name tag – Hunt West 
2-3 p.m. Living in a Diverse Community
Director of Diversity and Advocacy Joanne Harris
Hunt West
Arts, Healthy Lifestyles, Interfaith, Early College, Spencer Citizens, Transfer students 
2-3 p.m. Academic Success Skills
Director of the Learning Skills Center Bev Askegaard and Peer Mentors
Francis Auditorium
Suburbanites, Career, Honors, Latino Culture, VWIL, International 
3-4 p.m. Living in a Diverse Community
Director of Diversity and Advocacy Joanne Harris
Hunt West
Suburbanites, Career, Honors, Latino Culture, VWIL, International  
3-4 p.m. Academic Success Skills
Director of the Learning Skills Center Bev Askegaard and Peer Mentors
Francis Auditorium
Arts, Healthy Lifestyles, Interfaith, Early College, Spencer Citizens, Transfer students  
move in 2011
4-6 p.m. Athletic and VWIL Band Practice (if applicable)
5-7 p.m. Dinner
Hunt Dining Hall 
7-8:30 p.m. Know the Codes and Safety Presentation
Honor Council and Judicial Board chairwomen and representatives
Director of Safety and Security Robert Richardson
Francis Auditorium 
9 p.m. Comedian Kelly McFarland
Hosted by the ACORNS
Nuthouse 

Friday, August 30

7-8:30 a.m. Athletic practice (if applicable)
7:30-8:45 a.m. Breakfast
Hunt Dining Hall 
8:45 a.m. Meet your Peer Advisor on the Hunt Lawn to walk Downtown
9-10 a.m. Your First College Lecture
Blackfriars Playhouse 
10:15 a.m. – Noon Meet Your Faculty Advisor, Peer Advisors, and MBC 101 Classmates to Discuss Lecture
MBC 101 Locations – Check Class Schedule 
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch with your Faculty Advisor, Peer Advisors, and MBC 101 Classmates
Hunt Dining Hall 
move in 2011  

 

 

2-4 p.m. All’s Well that Ends Well
Blackfriars Playhouse 
4-6 p.m. Athletic and VWIL Band practice (if applicable)
5-7 p.m. Dinner
Hunt Dining Hall
7-10 p.m. Fun on Tyson Terrace
Hosted by the ACORNS
Tyson Terrace 
5-7 p.m. Dinner
Hunt Dining Hall
7:30 p.m. Shabbat Service
Temple House of Israel (15 N Market St) 

Saturday, August 31

7-9 a.m. Athletic practice (if applicable)
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Brunch
Hunt Dining Hall 
1 p.m. Explore Downtown and attend “Staunton Jams” Downtown Street Festival
Meet your peer advisor on Hunt Lawn, unless otherwise specified by your Gateway Director 
4-6 p.m. Athletic and VWIL Band practice (if applicable)
5-6:30 p.m. Dinner
Hunt Dining Hall 
8-11 p.m. Karaoke and Ice Cream Social
Hosted by the ACORNS and RHA
Pub 

Sunday, September 1

7-9 a.m. Athletic practice (if applicable)
10:30 a.m. Local Church Walk
Meet Rev. Katie Low, College Chaplain
Miller Chapel
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Brunch
Hunt Dining Hall 
TBA Downtown Movie Madness
Dixie and Visulite Theaters 
2-3 p.m. VWIL nULL Induction Parade
Parade Field, PAC 
3:30-6 p.m. Mary Baldwin College Choir Placement Auditions
4-6 p.m. Athletic practice (if applicable)
7:30 – 9 p.m. Opening Convocation and Candle Lighting Ceremony
First Presbyterian Church 

Monday, September 2 – First Day of Class