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Updates for the Fall Orientation Calendar will be posted in July 2015. Check out last year’s events to learn about the types of activities our students participate in during Orientation.

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Location (Map)
8:30 - 12:00pm New Student Residence Hall Move-In Residence Halls
10:00am - 1:00pm Lunch- (University Union) Dining/Pass Points, cash, or credit cards accepted The Marketplace in Leona Cloud Commons, Common Grounds Coffeehouse, the Grille, and the Phoenix Club.
1:30 - 2:45pm Residence Hall Meetings-
Freshmen living on campus must attend a hall meeting at this time. Meet your Resident Assistant and neighbors; learn information about housing policies and services. Find out about exciting campus life activities.
Residence Halls
3:30 - 4:30pm Campus Welcome-
Officially begins Orientation and your college career! There will be games and raffles and welcomes from Chancellor Gary Miller, Student Government President Vanya Koepke, and Phlash the Phoenix.
Kress Events Center
4:30 - 5:15pm Small Group Sessions led by Student Ambassadors-
During this initial meeting you’ll meet new friends and your Student Ambassador facilitator. The Ambassador will discuss the goals of Orientation and preview the various activities of the next two days.
MAC Hall
5:15 - 6:15pm Dinner (FOCUS-funded) The Marketplace in Leona Cloud Commons or MAC Hall Wintergarden
6:15- 7:00pm Ice Cream Social with Music and Lawn Games (FOCUS Funded) -
Top off dinner with ice cream served up by our celebrity scoopers- root beer floats available.
Student Services Plaza
7:00 - 8:00pm Comedy City-
Comedy Improv group with audience participation.
Phoenix Rooms, University Union
7:00-11:00pm Free Games at the Phoenix Club-
Watch the Packers vs. Chiefs and/or play free games (video games, table games, board games) at the Phoenix Club.
Phoenix Club, University Union
8:30-10:00pm The Games of the Phoenix
Lawn games, basketball, volleyball, snacks and music. Bring your own cups for beverages.
Residence Life Basketball Courts
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time Event Location (Map)
8:00am Morning Run-
Meet up with Cross Country Coach Mike Kline and other fellow students for a run around the arboretum.
Meet at the Kress Events Center front desk
9:00 - 10:00am Hot Breakfast (FOCUS-funded) -
Come to breakfast, meet up with groups. Get ready for a full day of activities.
The Marketplace in Leona Cloud Commons, University Union
10:15 - 12:00pm Sex Signals-
An innovative, interactive, theatrical (and did we mention comedic!?) program.
Phoenix Rooms, University Union
12:10 - 12:50pm Lunch (FOCUS-funded) The Marketplace in Leona Cloud Commons and Phoenix Club, University Union
1:00 - 3:50pm Concurrent Sessions All Around Campus
1:00pm UW-Green Bay Women's Soccer vs. Northern Iowa University-
Free admission with student ID
Aldo Santaga Field
4:00 - 5:30pm Phoenix Scavenger Hunt or "That Thing Where You Go Around and Get Free Stuff"
Learn your way around campus in this exciting and interactive scavenger hunt. Find prizes along the way and receive a FREE T-SHIRT for completing the quest!
Start in the Phoenix Rooms, University Union
4:00pm Variety Show Rehearsal and Planning-
Have some fun by participating in our traditional variety show. We take all types of variety.  Everyone who performs receives a prize!
Christie Theatre, University Union
4:00pm UW- Green Bay Men’s Soccer vs. Grand Canyon University-
Free admission with student ID
Aldo Santaga Field

5:00 - 7:00pm

Cookout Dinner at the Phoenix Park (Rain site: Cloud Commons), Dining Points or cash accepted.

Phoenix Park (rain site: Cloud Common)


UW-Green Bay Women's Volleyball vs. University of Iowa -
Free admission with student ID

Kress Events Center

8:00pm Casino Night (and Karaoke) -
Are you feeling lucky? Are you an American Idol?  Use your “winnings” to buy raffle tickets for fabulous prizes!
Phoenix Rooms, University Union
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time Event Location (Map)
10:00-1:00pm Brunch - Dining/Pass Points or cash The Marketplace in Leona Cloud Commons, University Union
10:30-12:00pm Clue-
Great at solving mysteries and taking on challenges? Join us in the area in front of the bookstore for a morning of mystery, fun and activities. Groups of 4-8 will complete for a chance to receive fabulous prizes. Don’t have a group? No worries, we can help with that. Get your game face on, because it is sure to be a morning you will never forget.
University Union
12:00-3:00pm Bay Beach Amusement Park Trip -
Hop on a shuttle to nearby Bay Beach. Bring a little cash for a lot of afternoon fun! Ride the Zippin Pippin rollercoaster for $1 and other rides for just 25 cents a ticket! 
Shuttle bus from the Community Center
12:00pm UW-Green Bay Women's Volleyball vs. South Dakota University-
Free admission with student ID
Kress Events Center
1:00pm Variety Show Rehearsal-
Those of you participating in the Variety Show, it’s final rehearsal time!
Phoenix Rooms, University Union
2:00-4:30pm Finding Your Classroom -
Bring your class schedule and get help finding your classrooms from the ambassadors. Tours leave every 15 minutes.
Office of Student Life, University Union
3:00 - 6:00pm Campus Beautification -
Want to leave your mark on your campus? Come to the Community Center at 3pm in work clothes to dig holes, plant plants and mulch to make your community a more beautiful place!
Community Center
4:00 - 6:00pm Climbing Wall is open Kress Events Center
4:30 - 6:00pm Dinner - Dining/Pass Points or cash The Grille, Erbert and Gerbert’s, Common Grounds Coffeehouse, The Phoenix Club, University Union
7:00 - 8:30pm Variety Show -
The traditional climax to Orientation. Come cheer for your fellow students (or better yet participate!). Win some awesome prizes!
Phoenix Rooms, University Union
8:30pm Film: Maleficent in the Campus Quad Campus Quad (Rain site: Phoenix Rooms, University Union)
All Day Shorewood Golf Course-
Grab your clubs and head out for buck-a-hole golf (with student ID).
Shorewood Golf Course
All Day Disc Golf Course-
Ever try Disc Golf? We have a beautiful 9-hole course on the "front lawn" of campus.
All Around Campus
All Day Phoenix Club -
Offering free games throughout the Labor Day weekend. Play some pool, ping pong, darts, foosball, air hockey or challenge your new friends to a video game competition, the Club has PS3, Wii, and XBOX 360 available.
Phoenix Club, University Union
All Day Kress Events Center -
Basketball, swimming, volleyball, swimming, racquetball, and badminton, plus, there are tennis courts adjacent to the Kress Center. 
Kress Events Center
All Day Arboretum Trail -
Gorgeous 4.1 mile path around campus and is always open for jogging, biking, walking, or photographing. Take some time to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature.
All Around Campus