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 New Student Week
Fall 2003 Schedule
Sunday, September 21
All-Day Events
bullet Residents Move In
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Residence Halls
bullet New Student Week Information and Water Stations
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Heritage Lawn, Landers Lawn
bullet Valsetz Grab & Go Convenience Store
8 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Valsetz Food Court

Convenience food items, cold drinks, and ice cream are available for purchase throughout the day! Pizza, the grill and salad bar will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Getting Settled and Signed-Up
bullet Hospitality Break
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Valsetz Hall, Three Sisters Room

Enjoy complimentary refreshments provided by WOU’s Campus Dining Services.
bullet Parent’s Club Information
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Valsetz Hall, Alcove Area

This is a place for parents to stop by, put their feet up and talk with other WOU parents in the air conditioned comfort of Valsetz Dining Hall. Information about WOU’s Parents Club and Parents Club merchandise is also available.
bullet Telecommunications
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Valsetz Hall, Mt. Jefferson Room

At this table phone numbers for rooms (and access numbers to long distance phone service) in the residence halls will be assigned to residents. You can also sign up for call waiting, have questions answered regarding voice mail, and pick up computer hubs.
bullet Parking Permits
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Valsetz Hall, Mt. Jefferson Room

Parking Permits can be purchased and issued to students wishing to park their vehicles in the campus parking lots throughout the school year.
bullet Residence Hall Association Information
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Valsetz Hall, Alcove Area

Stop by and ask us how to make a difference in your community, pick up an application for hall government, make sure your meal card is properly encoded, or buy a Western Oregon University lanyard to help you keep a hold of your room keys.
bullet University Residences Computer Support
10 a.m. to Midnight

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!
bullet Financial Aid Information
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Valsetz Hall, Conference Room

Members of WOU’s Office of Financial Aid will be on-hand to answer financial aid questions.
bullet Lunch at Valsetz Hall
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Valsetz Food Court
bullet WOU Bookstore Open
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Werner University Center, Main (Second) Floor
Parents Depart (by 4:30 p.m.)
This is it! It’s time to give hugs and say goodbye.
Meeting Your Classmates
bullet New Student Barbecue
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Barnum Hall Lawn

Eat, meet, and enjoy a feast! Enjoy your first meal at WOU and meet some new friends. Bring your encoded meal card.
bullet Late Night Grill
6:30 to 11 p.m.

Valsetz Food Court

Hungry? Go to the Valsetz Food Court for a delicious snack!
bullet Residence Hall Meetings
6:30 to 8 p.m.

Residence Halls

This is your first opportunity to meet all of the students who will be living with you in your residence hall community. Coordinated by your Resident Assistant (RA), you and your community will learn a little about each other and what to expect.
bullet Welcome, Playfair, Group Picture
8 to 10 p.m.


ASWOU President Jeremy Quintanilla will welcome all new students. PLUS Team Student Coordinators, Suzanne Godsey and Kaylene Nelson will share highlights of New Student Week.

After moving boxes, signing forms, and meetings, it’s time for some “just plain fun!” Participants will talk and play, meet (but not compete) in a variety of games and activities guaranteed to break the ice. All these strangers are simply friends you haven’t met! Dress comfortably!

Group Picture
It’s more than just having your picture taken. Come see for yourself and be a part of a long-standing tradition.
bullet Late Night Recreation
10 p.m. to Midnight


Racquetball, basketball, and wallyball will be available for recreational use. Bring your WOU ID card.
Go on to Monday, September 22
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Last Updated: Tuesday, 16 September, 2003 2:12 PM