Parent Orientation

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Parent Orientation 2014

What appears below is a working copy of the 2014 Parent Orientation schedule.  Final schedules with detailed program descriptions will be available at Orientation check in. 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

8:00am-3:00pm Check-In (for Residence Halls and Orientation)
Kagin Lawn (if rain, Kagin Ballroom)
10:30am-11:30am Mac Chips Reception (for alumni parents & their new students)
Alumni House
2:30pm-3:15pm New To College (Introduction for parents of first generation students)
Location TBA
3:15pm-4:30pm Campus Tours (optional)
Tours will depart from Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel at 3:00, 3:15, and 3:30pm
4:45pm-6:00pm Picnic dinner for new students and families
Bateman Plaza and Chapel Lawn (if rain, Field House)
6:45pm New Student Convocation
Old Main Lawn (if rain, Leonard Center Alumni Gym)
8:00pm Parents' Reception at Alumni House
Alumni House

FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014

7:30am-9:30am Cafe Mac open (board plan for students, others may pay)
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center
9:30am-11:00am Bagel Breakfast with Rabbi Barry Cytron
Center for Religious and Spiritual Life
9:00am-9:20am Welcome! Getting Connected to Mac
Kagin Ballroom
9:20am-10:00am Living at Mac
Kagin Ballroom
10am-10:45am Healthy Transitions
Kagin Ballroom
10:45am-11am Academic Overview for Parents
Kagin Ballroom
11am-1:30pm Cafe Mac open (board plan for students, others may pay)
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center
11am-11:30am Academic Resources
Kagin Ballroom
11:45am-12:30pm Parents: Meet the FYC Professors
Various Locations
1:30pm-2:15pm Parents: Conversations with Current Students
John B. Davis Lecture Hall, Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center
2:30pm-3:15pm Parents: Absolute Reality
John B. Davis Lecture Hall, Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center
3:30pm-4:15pm Parents: Academic Experience or Workshop Sessions
Various Locations
4:15pm-5:15pm Parents: President's Reception
Alumni House
5:00pm-7:00pm Cafe Mac open (board plan for students, others may pay)
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center
6:15pm-6:45pm Center for Religious and Spiritual Life Open House
Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel
6:45pm-7:15pm Lives of Commitment Reception (for Lives of Commitment participants and their families)
Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, Weyerhaeuser Memorial Chapel

SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 2014

7:30am-9:30am Cafe Mac open (board plan for students, others may pay)
Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center
9:00am-10:15am Department of Multicultural Life Open House/Reception
Lealtad-Suzuki Center, Kagin Commons
11:00am Parent Farewell
Location TBA