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Welcome Week Schedule

Move-In Day Checklist

Welcome Week Schedule (subject to change)

Move In Days (more detail in student email)

Wednesday, August 5 and Thursday, August 6

Welcome Week Activities

Friday, August 7

Time Activity
8 a.m. Breakfast in the Caf
9 a.m. Family Group (related to the # on your name badge)
9:30 a.m. Small Group Convo: "A Day in the Life"
11 a.m. Lunch
Transfer Student Lunch in GC 218-220 (must RSVP)
1:30 p.m. Res Hall Meet Up (arranged by your RA or CL)
Commuter Student Meet Up (GC 218-220)
4 p.m. Family Group
Small Group Convo: "OBU Traditions"
5 p.m. Dinner on the Lawn
8:30 p.m. Movie @ Bobby Cox Baseball Field

Saturday, August 8

Time Activity
8:30 a.m. Family Group Breakfast @ Meeting Locations
9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Campus Crash Course: Four sessions in rotation beginning at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m. and 1:45 p.m.

  • Un Cuerpo—Student Clubs, Organizations, Local Ministries, Campus Groups (RAWC)
  • Spiritual Life—Discipleship, Global Outreach, Local Ministries, Local Church, Leadership (GC 218-220)
  • Traditions—Ka-rip, Alma Mater, OBU Athletics (Noble Complex)
  • Academic Prep Course—What to expect and how to prepare for success (Potter Auditorium, Raley Chapel)
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Lunch Break
4 p.m. Small Group Convo: "How to Have Academic Success"
5 p.m. Dinner
7 p.m. Practice Walk (Oval)
8 p.m. Dr. Heath Thomas shares "President's Vision"
8:45 p.m. Intermission and Tri-W Skits
9:45 p.m. Student Government Association (SGA) Social (Front of Thurmond Hall)

Sunday, August 9

Time Activity
8 a.m. Small Group Breakfast and Convo: "Ministry on Campus and in the Community"
morning (time TBD) Small Groups sent out to local churches
11 a.m.–1 p.m. Lunch available in the Caf
afternoon Break to See Shawnee, Rest, and Prepare
2–5 p.m. Fine Arts Auditions
University Ringers (Handbells) Auditions: Raley 122
Chorale Auditions: Raley 203
5 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Meet up for the Walk (Oval)
9 p.m. Worship on the Steps

Monday, August 10