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Saturday, September 1, 2012 through September 3, 2012

New Student Days

Orientation Schedule at a Glance

Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012
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.

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

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

1 p.m.
Welcome Gathering for Transfer students - Administration Building Room 28

2:15 p.m.
Welcome Gathering for first-year Students - Umble Center

3 p.m.
Identity Culture & Community meetings - first-year students meet professors
Student Life meeting of first-year parents - Umble Center

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

4 p.m.
Student Life and services meeting for all first year students - Umble Center

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

6 p.m.
Catholic Mass - Newcomer Center Room 19

7 p.m.
Men's Soccer - Purdue University/Calumet - Soccer Field

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


Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012
10-11 a.m.
Student Life Coffee for all new students and parents - Schrock Plaza

11 a.m.-Noon
Worship - Church-Chapel

Noon
Parents say goodbye

Noon - 1 p.m.
Dining Hall open

1:30-2 p.m.
Identity Culture & Community class meetings

2-3 p.m.
Transfer student gathering - College Cabin

2-6:30 p.m.
Identity Culture & Community student retreat - Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College (Wolf Lake, Ind.)

9 p.m.
Ice cream social - College Mennonite Church - Schrock Plaza


Monday, Sept. 3, 2012
9 a.m.
Identity Culture & Community groups in session

10 a.m.
Academic information meeting - Umble Center

11:15 a.m.
First-Year Assessment - Umble Center

1:30-2:30 p.m.
Transfer Student Library Orientation - Good Library

Contact: Bill Born, phone 574-535-7543, email billjb@goshen.edu

See also: Look for more information for incoming new students on the GCNavigator website