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Schedule

Friday, August 23

Freshman Move-in

Arrival times are staggered throughout the day; please refer to the letter that you received from the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining.

Dinner

4:00–7:30 p.m.
Foster Dining Hall
Join an Orientation Leader and your fellow classmates for our all-you-can-eat buffet in Foster Dining Hall.

Free Rita’s Italian Ice

8:00–10:00 p.m.
Wallwork Courtyard
Tired of unpacking your belongings? Looking for a way to escape the heat? Come meet other first-year students and get to know Greek Life at IUP. The Orientation leaders will help direct you to the fun. Sponsored by the Office of Student Leadership and Greek Life, Interfraternity Council, and Panhellenic Association.

Movie Night

8:00–11:00 p.m.
Wallwork Plaza
Now that you’re settled into your new room, why not spend the evening watching one of this summer’s hottest movies in the fresh air? We’ll have popcorn; be sure to bring your own blanket! Sponsored by The Entertainment Network and the Residence Hall Association (RHA).

Saturday, August 24

Freshman Move-in

Arrival times are staggered throughout the day; please refer to the letter that you received from the Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining.

Dinner

4:00–7:30 p.m.
Foster Dining Hall
Join an Orientation leader and your fellow classmates for our all-you-can-eat buffet in Foster Dining Hall. Be sure to grab something to eat so that you can attend the mandatory residence hall floor meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Residence Hall Meetings

7:30 p.m.
Check the lounge on your floor for signs.

Happening in the HUB

8:30 p.m.–Midnight
Looking for something to do during your first night on campus? Join us for a night full of fun and games featuring a caricature artist, make your own sign shop, beach-themed dance, and more! Sponsored by The Entertainment Network (TEN) and the Advising and Testing Center.

Late Night Buffet

11:00 p.m.–Midnight
HUB Rock II Café, Hadley Union Building
Take a break from all of the fun and festivities and indulge yourself in some late night feasting.

Sunday, August 25

Excuse Me, How Do I Get to…?

11:00 a.m.
Meet at Hadley Union Building, Front Desk
You will get the chance to be personally guided through campus with other first-year students. Bring your schedules, and the orientation leaders will show you where your classroom buildings are, so that your first day will be a breeze.

Mandatory College/Departmental Meetings

Meet your department chairperson and other faculty members; learn about resources in your college and department; understand course requirements and the procedures for scheduling classes in the Spring semester; discover clubs, honoraries, and other ways to be involved in your major. Most college/departmental meetings will take place on Sunday, August 26, while other meetings will take place within the first few weeks of class. Students living on campus whose meetings do not occur on Sunday: Meet your CA on your floor at 4:45 p.m. to go to Freshman Convocation.

Freshman Convocation

5:00 p.m.
Fisher Auditorium
Begin the afternoon at your academic department meeting and travel with faculty members and peers to Fisher Auditorium for this celebration! The convocation will feature a keynote speaker.

  • Advising and Testing Center
  • Pratt Hall, Room 216
    201 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4067
  • Fax: 724-357-2889
  • Office Hours for Orientation Questions
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–Noon
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.