Orientation Schedule

This schedule is tentative, and subject to change. Please check back often.

Orientation Schedule for Transfer, Veteran, and Returning Adult Student

.Updated: February 22, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016
Time Event Location
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Orientation Station Hemmingson Center - Rotunda
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. ZAGCARD Pick-Up Hemmingson Center - Ballroom South
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Residence Hall Check-In Your Residence Hall
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Community Fair Hemmingson Center - Ballroom North
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Student Resource Fair Hemmingson Center - Ballroom North
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. "I Will" Campaign Hemmingson Center - Pop-Up Retail
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Schedule Changes Foley Library
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mail Services BARC
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Spires Yearbook Pictures Hemmingson Center
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Campus Tours St. Ignatius Statue - Front Side of College Hall
Lunch Hour Lunch On Your Own Your Choice
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. OUR House Open House 1211 N. Cincinnati
3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Orientation Station After-Hours Hemmingson Center - Welcome Desk
4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Student Opening Ceremony Martin Centre
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Small Group #1: Ignite YOUR Small Group Foley Field and Herak Quad
6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Dinner On Your Own Off-Campus/Your Choice
8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Block Parties Residence Hall Blocks
9:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Intramurals Mulligan Field
9:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Board Games Hemmingson Center - Hearth Lounge
9:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Trivia Hemmingson Center - The Bulldog
9:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Musical Showcase Foley Field
11 p.m. – 1 a.m. Fred Meyer Night
*Bus shuttles leave every 30 minutes
Off Campus:
400 S Thor St, Spokane WA, 99202
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Time Event Location
7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast On Your Own COG
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Orientation Station Hemmingson Center - Rotunda
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Ignite Series Opening  Foley Field and Herak Quad
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

IGNITE Series

Session 1 - Exemplary Learning Community - Academic Advising and Assistance

Session 2 - Diversity and Global Community - Center for Global Engagement and Unity Multicultural Education Center

Various Locations
11 a.m. – 12 a.m. Professor Panel McCarthey Athletic Center

12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Lunch w/ Your Families Various Locations
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. ROTC Orientation Magnuson Theatre
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ROTC Open House Magnuson Theatre
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Hall Meetings Your Residence Hall
3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

IGNITE Series

Session 3 - Commitment to Dignity - Office of Community Standards and Campus Security and Safety

Session 4 - Leadership and Service for the Common Good - Student Involvement and Leadership, Center for Community Action and Service Learning, University Ministry

Various Locations
4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Class of 2020 Picture Mulligan Field
5 p.m. Small Group 1.5 Group  Spots
5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Class of 2020 Dinner Various Locations
7:15 p.m. Hall Check-In with RA Your Residence Hall
8 p.m. Welcome Night McCarthey Athletic Center
8 p.m. – 12 a.m. Welcome Night McCarthey Athletic Center
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Time Event Location
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Orientation Station Hemmingson Center - Rotunda
10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Welcome Mass McCarthey Athletic Center
11:15 p.m. - 12:15 p.m. President’s Reception Cataldo Hall
12 – 1 p.m. Music Information Meeting St. Gregory Choral Hall
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Families Depart
3 – 4 p.m. Small Group #2: Ignite YOUR Student Engagement Group Spot
3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Night Time Activities Rotation Series
Monday, August 29, 2016
Time Event Location
9 a.m. Welcome Walk Herek Quad
10 a.m. – 11 a .m. Academic Convocation St. Aloysius Church and Cataldo Hall
10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Orientation Station Hemmingson Center - Rotunda
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Advisor Meetings Various Locations
12:15 p.m. – 2 p.m. Lunch Herak Quad
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. GU Choirs Welcome Picnic Music Mansion Lawn 
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. School of Business Concentration Meeting Jepson School of Business
2:00 p.m. – 3 p.m. School of Arts and Sciences Meeting Hemmingson Center - Full Ballroom Hemmingson Center - Pre-Function
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Small Group #3: Ignite YOUR Academics Foley Field
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Welcome Back BBQ Foley Field