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Friday August 4, 2017
 
 

5:00 PM

http://www.manchester.edu/multicultural
Contact  Charise Samuel
CTSamuel2019@manchester.edu
Location  downtown Wabash, IN
Tuesday August 15, 2017
 
 

Contact  Melanie Lawson
melawson@manchester.edu
Wednesday August 16, 2017
 
 
Thursday August 17, 2017
 
 
8:00 AM

http://www.manchester.edu/multicultural
Contact  Michael Dixon
MGDixon@manchester.edu
Location  Intercultural Center
Friday August 18, 2017
 
 
 

 
Saturday August 19, 2017
 
 
Sunday August 20, 2017
 
 
Monday August 21, 2017
 
 
Tuesday August 22, 2017
 
 
6:30 PM

http://www.manchester.edu/multicultural
Contact  Michael Dixon
OMA@manchester.edu
Location  Sand Volleyball Court
Wednesday August 23, 2017
 
 
8:30 AM

http://www.manchester.edu/multicultural
Contact  Michael Dixon
mgdixon@manchester.edu
8:00 PM

http://www.manchester.edu/multicultural
Contact  Michael Dixon
OMA@manchester.edu
Location  Rainbow Lanes, 850 S Briant St, Huntington, IN - Map
Thursday August 24, 2017
 
 
5:30 PM

http://www.manchester.edu/multicultural
Contact  Michael Dixon
OMA@manchester.edu
Friday August 25, 2017
 
 
8:00 AM

http://www.manchester.edu/multicultural
Contact  Michael Dixon
OMA@manchester.edu
Location  Manchester University, North Manchester, Ind. - Map
3:00 PM

Contact  Jeff Murphy
jsmurphy@manchester.edu
Location  MU Fort Wayne Campus Auditorium, 10627 Diebold Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46845 - Map

Presenter: Dr. Dustin Linn, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Saturday August 26, 2017
 
 


(Men's Cross Country) Alumni Meet, 9:00 a.m.

 


(Women's Cross Country) Alumni Meet, 9:00 a.m.

8:00 AM

Contact  Shanon Fawbush
SLFawbush@manchester.edu

To begin moving in, please check in at your residence hall front desk to receive your welcome week packet and room key.

9:00 AM

https://www.manchester.edu/middle-eel-river-watershed-initi...
Contact  Herb Manifold
hfmanifold@manchester.edu
Location  Environmental Studies Cabin north of the football field

Register by Aug. 11.

11:00 AM

Contact  Shanon Fawbush
SLFawbush@manchester.edu
Location  Haist Commons, Jo Young Switzer Center

Complimentary picnic lunch is in the lower level of the Switzer Center on East Street.

12:30 PM


(Women's Soccer) Alumni vs. Manchester

1:30 PM

Contact  Shanon Fawbush
SLFawbush@manchester.edu
Location  Academic Center Room 101, North Manchester campus - Map

Commuter students hear about issues specific to their college experience.
Immediately following the commuter student orientation, please go to the commuter student house on East Street for an ice cream social!

3:00 PM


(Men's Soccer) Alumni vs. Manchester

3:30 PM

Contact  Shanon Fawbush
SLFawbush@manchester.edu
Location  Cordier Auditorium

Hear welcoming remarks from President Dave McFadden and Raylene Rospond, vice president for academic affairs, as well as the introduction of the Student Orientation Leaders (SOLs).
Parents and families say their farewells and leave between 4 and 4:30 p.m.

4:30 PM

Contact  Shanon Fawbush
SLFawbush@manchester.edu
Location  Campus Mall

First-year students meet with their SOL groups on the Manchester University Mall for your first SOL group meeting!

5:30 PM

Contact  Shanon Fawbush
SLFawbush@manchester.edu
Location  Haist Commons, Jo Young Switzer Center

First-year students eat dinner with their SOL groups. Don't forget to bring your Manchester ID!

7:30 PM

Contact  Shanon Fawbush
SLFawbush@manchester.edu
Location  Manchester University Mall

Immediately after the photo is taken, go to your residence hall to meet your hall director, resident assistant and hall mates.

Sunday August 27, 2017
 
9:00 AM

Contact  Melanie Lawson
melawson@manchester.edu
Location  All residence halls
10:30 AM

https://www.manchester.edu/student-life/student-experience-...
Contact  University Pastor Bekah Houff
RLHouff@manchester.edu
Location  Petersime Chapel

Petersime Chapel is at the south end of the Manchester University Mall. While Manchester University is affiliated with the Church of the Brethren, chapel services are ecumenical. Attendance is optional.

12:45 PM

Contact  Shanon Fawbush
SLFawbush@manchester.edu

Sessions from 12:45-1:30 p.m. in various locations. Please consult your brochure and SOL leader if you have any question about where you should be.

2:45 PM

Contact  Shanon Fawbush
SLFawbush@manchester.edu

Students will tour Tall Oaks, which is the president's residence, and the Funderburg Library. SOL groups will also spend time writing letters, a Manchester tradition that will be explained by your SOL leader.

7:00 PM

Contact  Shanon Fawbush
SLFawbush@manchester.edu
Location  Cordier Auditorium
Monday August 28, 2017
 
9:30 AM

Location  Cordier Auditorium

Learn about Starfish, the program that helps Manchester University keep track of how you are doing and helps us support your journey to graduation.

10:30 AM


First-year students will go to assigned locations to learn more about their chosen academic area, including meeting faculty and students.

1:00 PM


First-year students will take their first class at MU! Locations will be provided. This is followed from 2:15-5 p.m.by individual appointments with your academic advisor, Health Services visits and taking care of unfinished business (buy books, check your campus mailbox, etc.)

 

Location  Flory Auditorium, Science Center

Special session for transfer students. This is followed from 2:15-5 p.m.by individual appointments with your academic advisor, Health Services visits and taking care of unfinished business (buy books, check your campus mailbox, etc.)

7:00 PM

Contact  Shanon Fawbush
SLFawbush@manchester.edu
Location  Manchester University Mall

Rain site is the upper level of the Jo Young Switzer Center.

8:30 PM

Contact  Shanon Fawbush
SLFawbush@manchester.edu
Location  Manchester University Physical Education and Recreation Center

Students are invited to the PERC for a 3 on 3 basketball tournament and a 3 on 3 volleyball tournament.

Tuesday August 29, 2017
 
8:45 AM


Sessions for SOL groups are 8:45-9:30 a.m. and 9:45-10:30 a.m. at various locations around campus.

11:00 AM


The BCSSE survey with incoming students helps faculty advisors provide individualized support. Location to be provided to students.

1:00 PM

Contact  Melanie Lawson
melawson@manchester.edu
Location  All residence halls
3:30 PM

http://www.manchester.edu/academics/VIA
Contact  Julie Knuth
JJKnuth@manchester.edu
Location  Cordier Auditorium - North Manchester Campus, East Street, North Manchester, IN - Map

President Dave McFadden offers the Opening Convocation with a focus on Manchester University's legacy of peace and justice and how that relates to being our best selves. This is the first of many events throughout the academic year that will celebrate MU's connection to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Ours was the final campus to host King as a speaker before he was slain in 1968. He spoke at Manchester on Feb. 1, 1968.

In order to receive academic credit for VIA attendance, students must bring their Manchester IDs.

Wednesday August 30, 2017
 
 

Thursday August 31, 2017
 
4:00 PM

Contact  Julie Knuth
JJKnuth@manchester.edu
Location  Cordier Auditorium - North Manchester Campus, East Street, North Manchester, IN - Map

Classroom 132 will stream the meeting on the Fort Wayne campus for those unable to be on the North Manchester campus. The meeting will also be recorded.


5:00 PM

https://www.manchester.edu/student-life/student-experience-...
Contact  Shanon Fawbush
SLFawbush@manchester.edu
Location  Jo Young Switzer Center, upper level, East Street, North Manchester, IN - Map

Manchester University has more than 60 clubs and organizations. Learn, sign up and get free stuff!

7:30 PM


(Football) Manchester at Trine