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 New Student Week
Fall 2003 Schedule
Friday, September 26
Early Morning and All-Day Events
bullet Weight Room
7 to 9 a.m., Monday through Friday
Under Football Stadium

Machines and free weights available for recreational use. Bring your WOU ID card.
bullet Total Tone
8 to 9 a.m., Monday through Friday

Welcome a new total toning class at WOU! Class will emphasize toning, strengthening, stretching, upper-body free weights and relaxation! Certified instructor. Presented by the Division of Extended Programs.
bullet Identification Cards
8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Werner University Center, Main (Second) Floor

Identification cards will be made for students who have not yet received their cards. The first card is free for incoming students. (Replacement cards are issued for $10.00.)
bullet New Student Week Information
9 a.m. to Noon, Monday through Friday, various times
Werner University Center, North Foyer, Main (Second) Floor

Questions? Here’s a place to get all the answers and learn about joining PLUS Team 2004!
bullet Residential Service Center Fitness Orientation
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday
Valsetz Residential Service Center

If you live on-campus and plan on working out in the residence hall fitness center this school year, you have to go through an orientation to use the facility. This Residence Hall Student Only fitness center features treadmills, EFX crosstrainers, bicycles, and a limited amount of free weights. Make sure you come to the fitness center this week to go through a short 15 minute orientation. Sponsored by University Residences.
bullet Fee Payment
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
ITC 006

Avoid the lines and the rush…pay for your Fall Term classes today! Admission to the Fee Payment Area will be sequenced alphabetically by last name. Be prepared to show acceptable identification (student ID, driver’s license, etc.) Students must enter during their allotted times or anytime thereafter until October 3rd.
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bullet Earth Sciences Field Trip
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Meet on Jackson Avenue, next to Natural Sciences Building

Faculty from the Earth Sciences Program is sponsoring a field excursion for new students to the central Oregon Coast. The trip will involve outdoor adventure with a focus on scenic and geologic features associated with western Oregon including Kings Valley, Mary’s Peak, Yaquina Head and South Beach. Bring a lunch, snacks, camera, water bottle, sturdy hiking shoes or other walking shoes, a wind breaker, some cash for cold drinks and pit stops along the way. $3.00 to attend. Sign up at the New Student Week Information Booth at the WUC through Thursday.
Morning Information Sessions
bullet 10 to 11 a.m.
Werner University Center (WUC), Various Locations

Find Your Classes, WUC Plaza
The PLUS Team will help you find where you classes are located. Bring your class schedule along! This session was also available Tuesday, 4 to 5 p.m., and Thursday, noon to 1 p.m., same location.

How to Get Involved, Oregon Room
Learn from members of various student organizations how to become more involved in the many activities WOU has to offer. Don’t miss it! This session was also available Monday, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
bullet 11 a.m. to Noon
Werner University Center (WUC) and ITC

Relaxation Techniques, Santiam Room
You may have learned by now that university life can be very stressful. This session will equip you with specific techniques to help you relax while experiencing the benefits first-hand. This session was also available Tuesday, 3 to 4 p.m., in the Willamette Room, and Thursday, 2 to 3 p.m., in the Santiam Room.

WWW.WOU.YOU, ITC 211 Auditorium
Discover how to log onto the campus network, access applications such as Netscape, and use your e-mail account. This session was also available Monday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Wednesday, 2 to 3 p.m., same location.

Roommates and Relationships, Calapooia Room
Nervous about your new roommate? Wondering how to keep relationships from high school? The Health and Counseling Center Staff can help you adjust to a new living environment, new roommate and new life. This session was also available Monday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., in the Willamette Room.
Mid-Day Events
bullet Weight Room
Noon to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday
Under Football Stadium

Machines and free weights available for recreational use. Bring your WOU ID card.
bullet Frisbee Golf & Volleyball
Noon to 2 p.m.
The Grove

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of frisbee golf or some informal volleyball.
bullet University Residences Computer Support
Noon to Midnight, Monday through Friday
Landers Hall Computer Lab

If you have questions about your residence hall computer connections or need additional computer support, this is the place to go!
Afternoon Information Sessions
bullet Time Management
Noon to 1 p.m.
Werner University Center, Calapooia Room

Time Management is one of the biggest keys to academic success. Discover how you can study and still have time for yourself! This session was also available Wednesday, Noon to 1 p.m., in the Santiam Room.
bullet 1 to 2 p.m.
Werner University Center, Various Locations

How to Succeed in Mathematics & Science, Willamette Room
Math and science classes sometimes need to be approached differently than other subjects. Faculty members from these departments will share tips for success. This session was also available Tuesday, 3 to 4 p.m., in the Calapooia Room.

Study Abroad 101, Santiam Room
Come find out how to study abroad while earning WOU credit. More than 15 countries participate and WOU financial aid may be available. This session was also available Wednesday, 10 to 11 a.m., in the Columbia Room.
Evening Events
bullet Welcome to Monmouth Celebration
4 to 7 p.m.
Main Street Park

Venture into downtown Monmouth to Main Street Park and be welcomed to the city by WOU, local businesses, and the community of Monmouth. This exciting event includes a free BBQ, interactive inflatable games, a scavenger hunt, booths featuring local businesses, music, and prizes! Sponsored by WOU University Residences, The Monmouth Business Association, and The City of Monmouth.
bullet Dance in the Park
7 to 10 p.m.
Main Street Park

Come to WOU’s first ever “Dance in the Park”. With a DJ provided by Ultimate Entertainment, this dance located in downtown Monmouth is sure to be one of the best dances of the year! Don’t miss your chance to meet new and returning students and win great prizes! Sponsored by University Residences.
bullet Campus Recreation
6:30 to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, Sunday (28th)
OPE Gym, Weight Room

Come unwind and relax by lifting some weights or playing in a pick-up of volleyball, basketball, or racquetball.
bullet Upperclass Hall Coffee Chat
9:30 to 11 p.m.
Gentle Hall

Join fellow Upperclass students from the Quad Area and Arbor Park in a casual setting in Gentle hall for coffee, drinks and snacks.
Go on to Saturday, September 27
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Last Updated: Tuesday, 16 September, 2003 2:29 PM