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Discovery Weekend Schedule: Fall 2014

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Discovery Weekend 2014
August 22-24, 2014

Friday, August 22, 2014    
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

New Student Move-In

(Pick up Picnic tickets for Friday afternoon for all students/parents/family/guests at your check in location)
Residence Halls, Suites, Reinhard Villages
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  University Book Center is Open Gemmell Student Center
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Welcome Picnic

Outside Gemmell
6:00 p.m. Family Members Depart
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. New Student Meetings*

  Residence Hall Students Residence Hall Floor
    Reinhard Village Students With CA in Village
    Commuter Students Gemmell Snack Bar
8:00 p.m. - Midnight Concurrent Activities  
   8 PM
UAB Event: Dance Party with DJ Stradivari
Gemmell MPR
   8 PM
Night at the Recreation Center (8 p.m.-9 p.m.)
Rec. Center
       
Saturday, August 23, 2014  
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(4) Concurrent Sessions *
Across Campus
   

Groups are noted by: Red, Orange, Green and Blue. Click here to see the schedules


  Sessions will cover (4) important topics for all incoming First Year Students:


1. RAB - Responsibility, Accountability & Bystander Behavior
2. ACES- Academic & Career Essentials for Success
3. Violence Prevention/Personal Safety
4. Diversity & Civility
 
   
 
Lunch There will be a break for lunch.

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 University Store Open
 Gemmell Student Complex
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Dinner Tippin Gym (upstairs)
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Clarion Spirit Rally
Tippin Main Gym
     
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
UAB Event- Mike Super: Magic & Illusion
Gemmell Multi-Purpose Room (MPR)
 
 
 
     
 Sunday, August 24, 2014  
10:30 a.m. - Noon  Brunch  Eagle Commons 
Noon - 5:00 p.m. University Store Open Gemmell Student Center
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Emergency Preparedness/Computing Services Information session
Carlson Library
    Please use the following schedule:  
    Nair Hall - 2:00 p.m.  
    Commuters (A-M), Campus View Suite - 2:30 p.m.  
    Commuters (N-Z) & Reinhard Villages - 3:00 p.m.  
    Wilkinson Hall - 3:30 p.m.  
    Ballentine & Givan Halls & Valley View Suites - 4:00 p.m.  
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ROTC: Fun & Games Near Tippin Gym and Marwick Boyd
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Where Are My Classrooms Tours?
Carlson Library
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Dinner Eagle Commons
7:00 p.m.  University Convocation* Marwick Boyd
8:00 p.m. Convocation Reception # Gemmell MPR

   
 Monday, August 25, 2014  
8:00 a.m. Classes Begin Clarion Campus
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Activities Day Gemmell

* Mandatory Participation for All New Students

This schedule is subject to change.