Trinity Western University

Fall Orientation

2016 NEW STUDENT FALL ORIENTATION

For all new incoming TWU Students

Want the complete O-Week schedule on your phone? Download the new Student Life app!

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Saturday, September 3, 2016

9:30 am – 5:00pm                **Welcome Tent – Check In

                                              TWU Bookstore – RSC

9:30 am – 2:30 pm   

  • Computer Hook Up Instructions – see the IT Booth
  • Parents’ Tent 
  • The Junction – RSC Lawn and Lobby
  • Piece of Quiet – Marlie Snider Collegium
  • Vocal Auditions – Atrium
  • Instrumental Auditions – MPF 210
  • Campus Tours: 10am, 11am, 1pm – MC Entrance

 

9:30 am – 2:30 pm               **Resident & Commuter Check-In and Move-In

9:30 am – 2:30 pm               Commuter Activities in West Coast Collegium

10:00 am – 1:30 pm             Norma Marion Alloway Library – Open for Viewing                                           

11:00am – 12:00pm             University Parents 101 – Atrium, RSC

11:00 am – 2:00 pm             Complimentary Lunch – Dining Services, RSC

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm               Mature and Married Student Meeting – Alumni Hall, RSC

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm               US/International Student Meeting – Atrium, RSC

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm               **Connections Groups – David E. Enarson Gymnasium

                                            New First Year & Transfer students -- this is your first opportunity to meet each other.

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm               Campus Life Panel (for Parents) – Atrium, RSC

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm               New Students and Parents meet the TWU President and Faculty – David E. Enarson Gymnasium

4:30 pm – 7:00 pm               Dinner – Dining Services, RSC

4:45 pm – 6:30 pm               Commuter Links – Robson Lounge, RH (Dinner Provided)

6:15 pm – 8:00 pm               Spartan Men’s Soccer vs Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack – North Field

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm               AfterDark - David E. Enarson Gymnasium

                                           Evening of laughter, games, and prizes!


Sunday, September 4, 2016

9:00 am – 10:30 am             Breakfast – Dining Services, RSC

11:00 am – 12:00 pm           TWU Worship Service – David E. Enarson Gymnasium

12:00 pm                             Parent Farewell – David E. Enarson Gymnasium

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm             Lunch – Dining Services, RSC

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm            “Welcome to Spartanville” BBQ – Alumni Hall, RSC (for Spartan Athletes)

1:45 pm – 5:00 pm              **Connections Groups – Connect Rec

                                           Meet in front of RSC for the official O-Week 2016 Photo 

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm               TCK/MK Dinner – The Globe, McH

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm               Dinner – Dining Services, RSC

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm               Commuter Links Dinner – Robson Lounge, RH

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm               The Backyard Sessions – Hanson Garden Chapel

8:30 pm – 10:00 pm             Movie Night – NW Auditorium


Monday, September 5, 2016

**Students interested in Teacher Education:  A separate advising session will be held at

8:30 am Tuesday that you MUST ATTEND.  This meeting will be held in STR 231.

Attend the advising session that pertains to your teachable subject Tuesday at 9:45am.

 

All day                                 Vocal Auditions – Atrium, RSC

All day                                 Instrumental Auditions – MPF 210

7:00 am – 9:30 am               Breakfast – Dining Services, RSC

8:30 am – 4:00 pm               Registration at Mattson Centre

9:30 am – 10:45 am             **1st Year Assembly – David E. Enarson Gymnasium

11:00 am – 12:00 pm           **All Commuter Meeting – WC Collegium, DC

11:00 am – 12:00 pm           **All Resident Meeting

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm             Music Placement Test – MPF 201

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm             Lunch – Dining Services, RSC

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm               **Connections Groups  – D.E. Enarson GYM

                                           Q&A with a panel of campus experts

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm               Ready, Set, Go! – Various Locations

                                           Join us for Academic Success Seminars, Ultimate Frisbee, tours of the Fitness Facility and more!

2:30 am – 6:30 pm               Spartan Team Training

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm               Titans Club Soccer tryout: Men’s #1 and Women’s #1 – South Field

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm               Dinner – Dining Services, RSC

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm               Square Dance – David E. Enarson Gymnasium

9:00 pm – 10:00 pm             **First Resident Floor Meeting – Your residence lounge


Tuesday, September 6, 2016

All Day                                 Vocal Auditions – Atrium, RSC

All Day                                 Instrumental Auditions – MPF 210

7:00 am – 9:30 am               Breakfast – Dining Services, RSC

8:30 am – 9:30 am               **Teacher Education Group Advising Session – STR 231

8:30 am – 9:30 am               Catholic Pacific College Group Advising Session – Block Hall

9:30 am – 11:30 am             **Business Group Orientation – NW Auditorium, NWB

9:45 am – 10:45 am             **Group Advising Sessions 

  • Aviation – Block Hall, NEU
  • Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Pre-Professional and Environmental Studies (BSc) – NEU 09
  • Media & Communication and Corporate Communications – STR 231
  • Deciding – Block Hall, NEU
  • English and World Languages and Cultures – RNT 122
  • General Studies – Block Hall, NEU
  • Geography and Environmental Studies (BA) – RNT 224
  • History, Political and International Studies – RNT 125
  • Human Kinetics – Gym
  • Linguistics – CANIL 209
  • Math, Physics, Pre-Engineering and Computer Science – NEU 13
  • Nursing – NEU 41
  • Philosophy – RNT 122
  • Psychology, Sociology, Social Sciences and Human Services – RNT 121
  • Biblical Studies, Inter-cultural Religious Studies and Christianity and Culture – NEU 21
  • SAMC (Music, Theatre, Art) – RNT 237

11:00 am – 1:30 pm             Lunch – Dining Services

11:00 am – 1:30 pm             **One-on-One advising – Advisor Office

11:30 am – 1:30 pm             Spartan 101 – NWB Auditorium

11:30 pm – 1:30 pm             Entrance Auditions for Incoming Music Majors -- MPF 210.  

12:45 pm – 1:15 pm             School of Nursing Info Session for Non-Nursing Students – NEU 41                                         

1:45 pm – 4:00 pm               **Transfer Connections – Lower Caf

1:45 pm – 4:00 pm               **Connections Groups – David E. Enarson Gymnasium

                                           Meet in your small groups for the start of MYTW 101.

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm               Commuter Connect – West Coast Collegium

4:00 pm – 6:30 pm               Spartan Team Training

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm               Math Survey Exam – Block Hall, NEU

5:00 pm – 6:30pm                Dinner – Dining Services, RSC

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm               Commuter Links Meal - $4 – Robson Lounge, RH

7:00 pm – 9:30 pm               Faculty/Staff Dessert Night

9:30 pm – 11:00 pm             Residence Open House


Wednesday, September 7, 2016

By Appointment                   Vocal Auditions – Atrium, RSC

By Appointment                   Instrumental Auditions – MPF 210

8:00 am                              Classes begin

10:30 am – 11:30 am           **Convocation Chapel – David E. Enarson Gymnasium

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm               TWUSA Barbeque, Used Book Sale – Lawn in front of RSC

4:00 pm – 6:30 pm               Spartan Team Training

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm               Titans Club Soccer tryouts: Men’s #2 – South Field

6:45 pm – 9:00 pm               Spartan Spectacular – David E. Enarson Gymnasium

9:30 pm                               2nd Resident Floor Meeting – Floor Lounge

9:30 pm                                Bombers Men’s Hockey Tryouts – Meet @ Fraser Lounge (On the ice at Sportsplex for 10:30pm – Rink 2)


Thursday, September 8, 2016

By Appointment                   Vocal Auditions – Atrium, RSC

By Appointment                   Instrumental Auditions – MPF 210 

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm              Spartan Team Training 

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm              Rec Services Connect – Atrium RSC

9:00 pm – 10:30 pm             Titans Co-ed Volleyball Tryouts - Gym

9:00 pm – 11:00 pm             Titans Club Soccer Tryouts: Women’s #2 – South Field

9:15 pm                                  Bombers Men’s Hockey Tryouts – Meet @ Fraser Lounge (On the ice at Sportsplex for 10:15pm – Rink 1)


Friday, September 9, 2016

By Appointment                   Vocal Auditions – Atrium, RSC

By Appointment                   Instrumental Auditions – MPF 210

6:00 pm – Late                     Richmond Night Market – Meet @ the Tennis Courts

                                           Purchase your tickets at the Globe – tickets are $10 and include the bus ride and entrance fee.


Saturday, September 10, 2016

10:00 am – 3:00 pm             TWU Banana Challenge – RSC Lawn

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm             Dorm Skits – Atrium

 

 ** Your presence is required at all events marked **

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