Fall 2022 – Launch Week

Schedule of Events

Day 1 – Monday August 15 
  • Morning: Move Into Shocker Hall
  • 1:00 Meet in Rhatigan Student Center Room 233: Activities with Student Activities Council (SAC) and Campus Scavenger Hunt
  • 5:00  Ice cream social at the University President's House
Day 2 – Tuesday August 16

Day 2 - Tuesday August 16
Time Group 1 Group 2
9:00 – 10:00

Success With Friends
Jabara 261

Tour of the Writing Center / Meet your Graduate Teaching Assistants
Lindquist Hall 109

10:00 – 10:45 Success With Friends
Jabara 261

Wellness Center: Learning Self-Care
Start at Lindquist Hall 109

10:45 – 11:00 Break / Rotation Break / Rotation
11:00 – 12:00

Game Show Competition
Jabara 261

Introduction to Good Public Speaking
Elliott Hall 110

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch - Shocker Hall Dining - Provided Lunch - Shocker Hall Dining - Provided
1:00 – 2:00

Introduction to Good Public Speaking
Elliott Hall 110

Success With Friends
Jabara 261

2:00 – 2:15 Break / Rotation Break / Rotation
2:15 – 3:00

Tour of the Writing Center / Meet your Graduate Teaching Assistants
Lindquist Hall 109

Success With Friends
Jabara 261

3:00 – 4:00 Wellness Center: Learning Self-Care
Start at Lindquist Hall 109

Game Show Competition
Jabara 261

4:00 – 5:30 Pickleball / eSports at Heskett Center (optional) Bowling or Pool at Shocker Grill and Lanes (optional)
Day 3 – Wednesday August 17
Day 3 - Wednesday August 17
Time Group 1 Group 2
9:00 – 10:00

Success with Technology
Jabara 261

Writing an Autoethnography (in other words: tell us about yourself!)
Lindquist Hall 109

10:00 – 10:45

Success with Technology
Jabara 261

Overcoming Scriptophobia (getting beyond the blank page)
Lindquist Hall 109

10:45 – 11:00 Break / Rotation Break / Rotation
11:00 – 12:00

Game Show Competition
Jabara 261

Introduction to Persuasive Speaking
Elliott Hall 110

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch - Shocker Hall Dining - Provided Lunch - Shocker Hall Dining - Provided
1:00 – 2:00

Introduction to Persuasive Speaking
Elliott Hall 110

Success with Technology
Jabara 261

2:00 – 2:15 Break / Rotation Break / Rotation
2:15 – 3:00

Writing an Autoethnography (in other words: tell us about yourself!)
Lindquist Hall 109

Success with Technology
Jabara 261

3:00 – 4:00

Overcoming Scriptophobia (getting beyond the blank page)
Lindquist Hall 109

Game Show Competition
Jabara 261

4:00 – 5:30 Bowling / pool at Shocker Grill and Lanes (optional) Pickleball / eSports at Heskett Center (optional)
7:00 - 9:00 BBQ and Game Night - John Bardo Center lobby and south lawn BBQ and Game Night - John Bardo Center lobby and south lawn
Day 4 – Thursday August 18
Day 4 - Thursday August 18
Time Group 1 Group 2
9:00 – 10:00

Success on your own
Jabara 261

Developing a Study Plan
Lindquist Hall 109

10:00 – 10:45

Success on your own
Jabara 261

Meet a Literature Professor
Lindquist Hall 109

10:45 – 11:00 Break / Rotation Break / Rotation
11:00 – 12:00

Game Show Competition
Jabara 261

Understanding your Audience
Elliott Hall 110

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch - Shocker Hall Dining - Provided Lunch - Shocker Hall Dining - Provided
1:00 – 2:00 Understanding your Audience
Elliott Hall 110

Success on your own
Jabara 261

2:00 – 2:15 Break / Rotation Break / Rotation
2:15 – 3:00

Developing a Study Plan
Lindquist Hall 109

Success on your own
Jabara 261

3:00 – 4:00

Meet a Literature Professor
Lindquist Hall 109

Game Show Competition
Jabara 261

4:00 – 5:30 Swim party at the Heskett Center (optional) Swim party at the Heskett Center (optional)
Day 5 – Friday August 19

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Day 5 - Friday August 19
Time  
9:00 – 12:00

Shocker Strengths - claim your strengths
Rhatigan Student Center (RSC) 266

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch with the Shocker Learning Center on Heskett/Hubbard lawn
1:30 – 3:00 Success Tips with our Student Success Coaches
Rhatigan Student Center (RSC) 266
8:00 - midnight Garage Dance Party by the RSC