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 New Student Week
Fall 2003 Schedule
Wednesday, September 24
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
8:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, various times
Werner University Center, North Foyer, Main (Second) Floor

Questions? Here’s a place to get all the answers! Sign up here for the variety show on Sunday and the Earth Sciences trip on Friday. You can also 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.
Morning Information Sessions
bullet Health and Counseling Center Orientation
9 to 10 a.m.
Werner University Center, Santiam Room

Staff will present an overview of the health requirements for students and the services available through the Health and Counseling Center. Session repeats Thursday, 1 to 2 p.m., same location.
bullet 10 to 11 a.m.
Werner University Center, Various Locations

Campus Recreation Program Overview, Calapooia Room
Did you know that WOU’s Intramural and Campus Recreation program offers more than 70 activities each year? Come learn how to sign up a team, form your own team, or participate in a variety of activities. This session was also available Monday, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., in the Willamette Room.

How to Overcome Test Anxiety, Willamette Room
Do you view tests as a threat? Come learn new ways of thinking about, preparing for and taking tests.

Study Abroad 101, Columbia Room
Come find out how to study abroad while earning WOU credit. More than 15 countries participate and WOU financial aid may be available. Session repeats Friday, 1 to 2 p.m., in the Santiam Room.
Mid-Day Events
bullet Prof Chat
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Residence Halls / Valsetz

Take this unique opportunity to meet and have lunch with some professors before you even step into the classroom. You will be able to see what a professor is really like as they share about themselves and what they expect from their students in their classes. Don’t miss your chance to personally meet the Western Oregon University faculty.
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 Volleyball
Noon to 2 p.m.
The Grove

Volleyball nets will be set up for informal play in the Grove.
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 Noon to 1 p.m.
Heritage Hall and Werner University Center (WUC)

Street Safe Defense Program,
Heritage Hall Ballroom (Fourth Floor)

Self-defense starts before an attack happens. Come learn how to identify the issues, how to avoid and prevent yourself from becoming involved in violence, and learn some basic self-defense tactics in case avoidance is not enough. This session was also available Tuesday, 1 to 2 p.m., same location.

Student Employment, WUC, Columbia Room
On- and off- campus employment opportunities for WOU students will be presented. This session was also available Tuesday, 2 to 3 p.m., same location.

Time Management, WUC, Santiam Room
Time Management is one of the biggest keys to academic success. Discover how you can study and still have time for yourself! Session repeats Friday, Noon to 1 p.m., in the Calapooia Room.
bullet Mathematics Placement Test (L-R)
1 to 2 p.m.
ITC 002, 006, 310, 311

If your last name begins with the letters L to R and you still need to take the math placement test, or if you want to retake the test, now is the time to do it. It is recommended that students prepare or study in advance for best results. Test times and locations will be allocated by last name; if you cannot take the test at that time, contact the Math Department at 503-838-8465 for an individual test appointment. Other last names take the test on Monday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., or Tuesday or Thursday, 1 to 2:30 p.m., same locations.
bullet 1 to 3 p.m.
Werner University Center, Various Locations

Tie-Dye, Pacific Room West Patio
This will be an excellent opportunity to create your personal fashion statement. Bring your own T-shirt, shorts, etc. We will supply the dye and rubber bands. You create the fun!

Student Organization and Activities Fair, Pacific Room
Stop by and visit with student leaders, coaches and staff about your interests in campus recreation, club sports, various student organizations, special interest groups and employment opportunities. Come check out what WOU has to offer to complement your classroom experience.
bullet 2 to 3 p.m.
Werner University Center (WUC), ITC and APSC

Writing Your First College Paper, APSC Writing Center
College-level writing is a necessary skill for classes that my require reports and research papers. This mini-class will offer tips and help you get off on the right foot. This session is limited to the first 20 people. This session was also available Tuesday and will repeat Thursday, 2 to 3 p.m., same location.

Financial Management in College, WUC, Santiam Room
Have you figured out how you are going to manage your finances while you are in college? Learn first-hand the pitfalls, budget-saving tips, scholarship and financial aid helpful hints. This session was also available Monday, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., in the Willamette 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 will repeat Friday, 11 a.m. to Noon, same location.
bullet Residential Meal Plan Basics
3 to 3:30 p.m.
Valsetz Food Court

Bring all your questions to a guided tour through Valsetz. Learn the ins and outs of how your meal plan works and what options are available to you.
bullet 3 to 4 p.m.
Werner University Center, Various Locations

Sexual Assault Awareness, Santiam Room
This session will deal with the issues associated with prevention and awareness of sexual assault among university students.

How to Flunk Out of College, Calapooia Room
Find out what students do every day on every campus to fail classes. Find out how to use great resources like the Academic and Learning Center to make sure that doesn’t happen to you.
Evening Events
bullet Multicultural Student Union Barbeque, Volleyball and Music
3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
The Grove

An opportunity to learn about the Multicultural Student Union (MSU) and a chance for new and returning students to meet each other. This barbecue is free and very fun!
bullet Floor Meeting 2
5 to 6:30 p.m.
Residence Halls / Valsetz

The second floor meeting is an important opportunity to learn more about each of the community members you will be living with all year. Your Resident Assistant will be leading you through activities that will not only help you learn more about one another but will be fun, too! This is also a great time to have dinner as a community.
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 Dating Doctor, David Coleman
7 to 8:30 p.m.

Looking for some new pick up lines? Odds are the Dating Doctor knows them all! Come to this hilarious, fun and enlightening session about creative dating and relationships.
bullet Drive-In Movie: “Remember the Titans”
9 to 11 p.m.
Parking Lot H

“Remember the Titans” will be the featured film for this special event. Bring your car to Parking Lot H and enjoy WOU’s own drive-in theatre. Prizes from the WOU Alumni Association will be awarded at the program. This event is sponsored by ASWOU.
bullet Late-Night Recreation
10 p.m. to Midnight, Monday through Thursday

Racquetball, basketball, & wallyball will be available. Enjoy a night of active fun.
Go on to Thursday, September 25
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Last Updated: Tuesday, 16 September, 2003 2:50 PM