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New Student WEEK Programs

Student Engagement sponsors a variety of new student programs during New Student Week, which is a week full of events geared specifically towards new students and contains everything from fun, energizing activities, to featured entertainment, to learning tips for academic success. There is something for everyone during this exciting week!

We are currently working to finalize all the details of the 2017 New Student Week schedule. Here are some of the larger scale events that are currently scheduled! Mandatory events are in bold type.

 

Sunday, September 17th

8:00 AM   Valsetz Food Court Grab and Go Menu

9:00 AM   Residents Move In
NSW Information Booth and Water Stations
Parents Club Information Table

10:00 AM Family Weekend Registration Table
Residential Computing Computer Support
WOU ID Cards

11:00 AM  Lunch at Valsetz
WOU Bookstore Open

2:00 PM   Residential Computing Computer Support

4:30 PM   New Student Barbecue
Parents Say Goodbye

6:30 PM   Late Night Grill

7:00 PM   Residence Hall Community Meetings

8:30 PM   Welcome
Group W Picture
            Playfair

 

Monday September 18th

8:15 AM   New Student Week Information Booth

8:30 AM   Transfer & Non-traditional Student Orientation

9:00 AM   PLUS Team Small Group Sessions

10:00 AM  WOU ID Cards

10:30 AM  Ed Session- Block I

11:00 AM  Health & Wellness Center Open
Lap Swim

11:30 AM  ASWOU BBQ

1:00 PM   Convocation with Monti Washington

12:00 PM  Residential Computing Computer Support

2:45 PM   Ed Session- Block II

4:00 PM   Ed Session- Block III

5:30 PM   Welcome to Monmouth & Independence Celebration

7:00PM    Dating Doctor

8:30 PM   Drive-In Movie – & Horseracing

 

Tuesday September 19th

8:00 AM   New Student Week Information Booth

9:00 AM   Ed Session- Block IV

10:00 AM  WOU ID Cards

10:15 AM  Ed Session- Block V

11:30 AM  Ed Session Block VI

11:00 AM  Health & Wellness Center Open
Lap Swim

12:00 PM  Residential Computing Computer Support

12:45 PM  Ed Session- Block VII

2:00 PM   Dr. Maura Cullen, Toto, We’re Not in Kansas Anymore 

4:15 PM   Ed Session Block VIII

5:00 PM   Cultural Connections Kick-Off Keynote:tba

7:00 PM   Health and Wellness Center open house

10:00 PM Chris Pemberton- Hypnotist

 

Wednesday, September 20th

8:00 AM   New Student Week Information Booth

9:00 AM   Ed Session IX

10:15 AM Ed Session X

11:00 AM  Health & Wellness Center Open
Lap Swim
Variety Show Auditions
Student Organizations & Activities Fair

12:45 PM  Ed Session Block XI

11:00 AM  Volleyball in the Grove

12:00 PM  Residential Computing Computer Support

2:00 PM   Shot of Reality

3:30 PM   Community Meeting #2

7:00 PM   WUC Premiere Night
WOU Bookstore Open
RHA Bingo

9:00 PM   Magician- Nash Fung

 

Thursday, September 21st

8:00 AM               New Student Week Information Booth

9:00 AM               Ed Session Block XII

10:15 AM             Prof. Chat

11:00 AM             Health & Wellness Center Open

Lap Swim

WOU ID Cards

12:30 PM             Ed Session Block XIII

12:00 PM             Residential Computing Computer Support

2:00 PM               Green Dot’s Making Moments Matter Featuring Tim Mousseau: Reframing the Sexual Assault Conversation.

4:00 PM               MSU BBQ

5:30 PM               Variety Show Rehearsal

6:00 PM               LGBTQ Social Hour

7:00 PM               Volleyball Game

9:00 PM               New Student Week Dance

 

Friday, September 22nd

6:30 AM               First Year Sunrise Breakfast

Signing of New Student Week Walk

8:30 AM               Fee Payment

New Student Week Information Booth

10:00 AM             Ed Session Block XIV

Work Study Fair

Volunteer Excursion

11:00 AM             WOU ID Cards

Health & Wellness Center Open

Lap Swim

11:15 AM             Ed Session Block XV

12:00 PM             Open Volleyball on the Grove

Residential Computing Computer Support

12:30 PM             Ed Session Block XVI

1:45 PM               Ed Session Block XVII

2:30 PM               Freebie Friday: Bunco

3:00 PM               Variety Show Rehearsal

6:30 PM               Guess Who’s Straight?

8:00 PM               Freshman Bar: Peer Mentors

11:30 PM             Midnight movie at Independence Theater

 

Saturday, September 23rd

10:00 AM             Health & Wellness Center Open

11:00 AM             Open Swim

1:00 PM               Football Game

2:00 PM               Variety Show Rehearsal

6:00 PM               NSW Variety Show and Video

9:00 PM               Moonlight Pancakes

 

Sunday, September 24th

9:00 AM               Excursions!

10:00 AM             Health & Wellness Center Open

11:00 AM             Open Swim

7:00 PM               Family Feud

2:00 PM               15 Miles West Auditions

 

More information will come soon about all the other wonderful events and activities you will have available to you. We are so excited to see you soon, WELCOME TO WESTERN


CONTACT US

John Wilkins

(503) 838-8229 | or e-mail: wilkinsj@wou.edu