4:30 - 7 p.m. Check-In, Residential Suites, Watson Hall
Make sure you receive your room key, meal ticket, and agendas for the Orientation program. After unloading your luggage, please park in the Resident parking spaces or lots (labeled with orange circles) surrounding the Residential Suites.
5:30 - 7 p.m. Bus Tours of Campus and Community
Orientation Ambassadors will be available to show you around your new home! Get on board our official "Happy Bus" and enjoy an air-conditioned tour of campus and the surrounding Slippery Rock area, leaving from the front of Watson Hall approximately every half hour starting at 5:30 p.m. The final tour will depart at 7:00 p.m.
6 - 8 p.m. Dinner, Rocky's Grille, Student Center
Enjoy a complimentary buffet with SRU faculty, administration, staff and the Orientation Ambassadors!
8 - 9 p.m. Who Wants to be a Rock Star, Watson Hall
How much do you know about SRU? Come test your knowledge and win amazing prizes! This fun and informative game show activity is for students and parents and is designed to help you learn about campus resources, determine where to find important departments and offices and prepare you for a successful transition to your new home. Your hosts, our very own Orientation Ambassadors, will share their insight and tips to ensure you have what it takes to Rock & roll!
8 - 10 p.m. Rock the ARC!
This is a great time to meet new friends and have fun at the Aebersold Student Recreation Center. Climb the wall, play basketball, enjoy a students vs parents volleyball game, challenge an Orientation Ambassador at badminton or just relax in the lounge! Wear your athletic attire and enjoy the many activities available at the ARC!
9:15 p.m. Movie, Great Room-Watson Hall
If you are interested in a quieter end to your evening, please join us for light refreshments and a movie.
10:30 p.m. Evening Wrap-up for Students
All students residing in Watson Hall for the evening are required to attend this brief meeting in the lobby. Orientation Ambassadors will be taking roll and preparing students for tomorrow's Orientation program.