2018 Schedule

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

8 a.m. – Noon


Living Areas

12 – 12:30 p.m. 

Commuter Check-in

Klages (Bruin Den)

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

First Generation Session

Canyon Commons (banquet room)

Noon – 4 p.m.

Community Fair


12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Commuter Lunch

Klages (Bruin Den)

1 - 4 p.m.

Library Tours

Murdock Library

1:45 - 2:45 p.m.

Residence Life Hangout 






1:45 - 2:45 p.m.

Commuter Life Session

 The Foxhole (Downstairs Klages)

3 - 4:30 p.m.

Transfer Session

Hoover 105

3 - 4:30 p.m.

 Commuter Life Hangout

Klages (Bruin Den)

4 – 6 p.m.

Multicultural Organization Dinner

Intercultural Resource Center

4-6 p.m.

Welcome Dinner
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A-H: 4-4:30 p.m..
I-P: 4:30-5 p.m..
Q-Z: 5-5:30 p.m..

Canyon Commons

6 p.m.

University Welcome

Stoffer Family Stadium

7:15 p.m.


Stoffer Family Stadium

8 p.m.

Welcome Reception


9 p.m.

Candlelighting Ceremony


10:30 p.m.

Late Night at Target

Sherwood Target

Friday, August 24, 2018

7:30-8:30 a.m.


Canyon Commons

9-9:30 a.m.

Spiritual Life and Intercultural Life Session

Bauman Auditorium

9:30 a.m.

Opening Academic Session: Strategies for Success
*Required Session

Bauman Auditorium

10 a.m.

College Meetings: Meet your Major
*Required Session


11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Canyon Commons

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 Commuter Life: Living Well Off Campus

Stevens 208


Incoming Veteran Student Lunch

Stevens 207

1 p.m.

Closing Ceremony


2-2:30 p.m.

Introduction to LIBA 100 and HNRS 150 class

Incoming students take either LIBA 100 OR HNRS 150

*Required Session

Bauman Auditorium

2:45-3:45 p.m.

Meet with your LIBA 100 or HNRS 150 class

*Required Session


4-5 p.m.

Commuter Life Session

Roberts Center

5-6 p.m.


Canyon Commons

6 p.m. – late

Bruin Adventure (includes transportation and event)

Roberts Center Parking Lot

Saturday, August 25, 2018

7:30-9 a.m.


Canyon Commons

9 a.m. – Noon

Student Resources Offices Open

(Student Life, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Idea Center)

Stevens Center

10 a.m.

Student Life Session

*Required Session

Bauman Auditorium

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Canyon Commons

12:30 p.m.

International Roommate Session

Canyon Commons (banquet room)

1:30 p.m. Online Course: Understanding Sexual Assault
Learn about healthy relationships, the importance of consent and being a good communicator, and the many ways you can help create the safe, positive campus you want to be a part of.
3:30 p.m. Explore Newberg Meet in front of Stevens Center
5-6:30 p.m. Dinner Canyon Commons
6 p.m. Slip and Slide Quad
8 p.m. All-Campus Worship Bauman Auditorium
9 p.m. Welcome Bash

- Movie (Hoover 105)
- Games and Food in the Quad
- Knocker Ball in the Quad
- Laser Tag on the Quad
All over campus

Sunday, August 26, 2018

9 a.m. Church Visits
View a list of local churches
Meet in front of Stevens Center to find a group to go to church with
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Brunch Canyon Commons
3 p.m. Core Fitness & Relaxation Minthorn Hall Lawn
5-6 p.m. Dinner Stadium
6 p.m. Main Event Stadium
9 p.m. Grocery Outlet Night Newberg Grocery Outlet

If you have any questions, please contact us at welcome@georgefox.edu or 503-554-2310