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. Van Tours of Campus and Community
Orientation Ambassadors will be available to show you around your new home! An air-conditioned van tour of campus and the surrounding Slippery Rock area will leave from the front of Watson Hall approximately every half hour starting at 5:30 p.m. The final tours 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. Student Panel, Great Room-Watson Hall
Are you concerned what it will be like when you make your grand entrance onto the SRU stage? Do you want to make your collegiate experience an award worthy performance? You are not the only one! This informal session is hosted by our celebrity guests, the Orientation Ambassadors, who made their Slippery Rock University debut not too long ago. If you are looking for behind-the-scenes tips, epic information about the university, veteran advice, or have other questions for our noteworthy cast of characters, this is the session for you!
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.