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Saturday, August 31, 2013 through September 2, 2013

New Student Days

Saturday, August 31, 2013

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., New Student Day Check-in - Church Chapel (Fellowship Hall). Residence Halls open. Student Financial Aid personnel available to answer questions. Accounting office available to answer questions and receive payments. REQUIRED for all first-year and transfer students.

10:30 - 11:30 a.m., Commuter Student Gathering (students living off campus) - Church Chapel (Koinonia Room)

10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Dining Hall is open for brunch

10:30 - 11:30 a.m., Diverse Student Orientation - Center for Intercultural & International Education offices - Union 111

2:15 p.m., Welcome Gathering - Church-Chapel (sanctuary)
REQUIRED for all first-year and transfer students.

3 p.m., Identity, Culture & Community meetings - first-year students meet professors
REQUIRED for all first-year students.

3 p.m., Student Life meeting of first-year parents - Church-Chapel

3 p.m., Transfer Gathering - Church-Chapel (Koinonia Room)
REQUIRED for all transfer students.

4:15 p.m., Identity, Culture & Community meetings - parents of first-year students meet professors

4:15 p.m., Student Life meeting for all first-year students - Church-Chapel
REQUIRED for all first-year students.

5 p.m., Presidential picnic - College Green in front of Administration Building

7 p.m., Men's Soccer - Soccer Field

9 p.m., Residence hall floor meetings/activities for students living on-campus

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Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013

10-11 a.m., Student Life Coffee - Schrock Plaza

11 a.m., Service of Blessing - Umble Center Lawn

11:30 a.m., Parents say goodbye following the blessing

1:30-2 p.m. Identity, Culture & Community class meetings - Classrooms
REQUIRED for all first-year students.

2-3 p.m., Transfer student gathering - Schrock Plaza
REQUIRED for all transfer students.

2-6:30 p.m., Identity, Culture & Community student retreat - Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College
REQUIRED for all first-year students.

9 p.m., Ice Cream Social - (hosted by College Mennonite Church) - Schrock Plaza

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Monday, Sept. 2, 2013

9 a.m., Identity, Culture & Community classes (all sections) - Umble Center
REQUIRED for all first-year students.

10 a.m., Academic information meeting - Umble Center
REQUIRED for all first-year students.

11:15 a.m., First-Year Assessment - Umble Center
REQUIRED for all first-year students.

1:30-2:30 p.m., Transfer Student Library Orientation - Good Library
REQUIRED for all transfer students.

3-4:30 p.m., Part Time Job and Service Fair - Schrock Plaza

See also: GCNavigator