2021 Orientation Schedule:

Thursday, August 26

9:00 AM - 3:30PM: Res Halls Open / Check-in
1:30 PM - 3:30PM: Optional Office Hours with various departments
3:30 PM Parent Session: Student Support and Safety 

4:15 PM: Water & Bathroom Break
4:30 PM : Opening Worship Service and Address from President Matthews 

5:00PM: Welcome BBQ Dinner (families welcome)
Family and Friends  Say Goodbye!!
6:00 PM: Welcome to Orientation & NSO Leaders
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Welcome to EU Social! 

Friday, August 27

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM: Breakfast with Orientation Group
9:00 AM: Student Conduct & Expectations 
9:30 AM: CCAS Resources
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM: Sessions on Financial Aid, Registrar, Student Accounts, Title IX, Bystander Intervention, Lunch & Campus Tour

- View New Student Orientation Information
3:00 PM-  5:00 PM: Activities planned by NSO Leaders
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Dinner
6:15 PM: Meet your INST 150 Professor
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMFaculty Firesides
9:00 PM
: Sundaes

Saturday, August 28

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Breakfast with Orientation Group
9:30 AM- 11:30 AM: Sessions on EU Experience Q & A, and Shaping your EU Experience
11:30 AM - 1:15 PM: Lunch 
1:15 PM - 3:00 PM: Choose 2 sessions: Faith at Eastern, Living in Community, Job & Internship Opportunities, Managing Stress & Boundary Setting

3:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Food Trucks & Activities
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Dinner
8:00 PM: Movie on the Hill

Sunday, August 29

10:00 AM: Campus Worship Service
10:45 AM: Meet your Orientation Group 
12:00 PM: Lunch
1:15 PM
Breakout Sessions: 
- Transfer Group (transfer from another college)
- Commuter Breakout Time (students not living on campus)
- First Gen Group (first in household to attend college)
3:00 PM: Commissioning of the Class of 2025
4:00 PM: Tie Dye Shirts

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Dinner
8:30 PM: First Floor Meetings in Residence Halls 

*Attendance is mandatory for orientation, and students have a chance to win prizes for attending all sessions
**Schedule subject to change