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New Student Orientation 2011

Newman University S.A.A.C

Friday, August 26, 2011 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 11:00 PM (CDT)

Wichita, KS

New Student Orientation 2011

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New Student Orientation
The student and 2 guests are included in the Orientation fee which has been added to your student account.
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Event Details


Friday, August 26, 2011
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Move-in
Residential student Orientation check-in
New Hall Lobby
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Non-Residential Student Orientation check-in Dugan-Gorges
   Conference Center
Noon – 1 p.m.


*For those who wish to eat lunch on campus, the Mabee Dinning Center will be open. Students, families, and guests are welcome to go through the line. Students may use their meal plan for Lunch. Guests pay $5.25+tax per person.

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Playfair Dugan-Gorges
   Conference Center
3:45 p.m. – 4 p.m. SGA President Welcome Performance Hall
4 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. From the Past to the Future Performance Hall
4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Introductions of OLs Performance Hall
5:00p.m. – 5:30 p.m. OL Group Meetings Assigned OL rooms


Optional Activities for the Ground Crew – Parents and other supporters of the JETS:

Optional Ground Crew activities while your student is involved in their Orientation activities (1:30-5:30):

(Plan to rejoin your student for family evening activities at 5:30pm at Founder’s Plaza)


  • Explore the Wichita community.  Information is available if you are interested in:

o       shopping

o       walking an urban nature trail

o       area museums

o       visiting an art glass studio or an artisan chocolatier. 

·         If you have other particular interests, please ask.  We will try to assist.

5:30 p.m-8:00pm NU Family Picnic Founder's Plaza
6:00 p.m. Catered Dinner Serverd  
Saturday, August 27, 2011
8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Continental breakfast for students

Mabee Dinning
8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.  Continental breakfast(parents)  Fugate gym
9:15 a.m.  – 12:15 p.m. Ground Crew sessions Performance Hall
10:00 a.m.  – 12:15 p.m.  New Student Orientation sessions  Various Locations
10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. Transfer Orientation Jabra Theatre
12:15 p.m

Presidential Luncheon(Ground Crew

Freshman Student lunch

Fugate gym

OL rooms

1:30 p.m. Family farewell Performance Hall
2:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Required T&T class (include service project) Various locations
5:45 p.m.-6:15p.m. Student Panel Performance Hall
6:30 p.m. Welcome Back Bash Founder's Plaza

* Parents and other supporters of Newman students are called the "Ground Crew" and are encouraged to attend selected events.

~Times and locations are subject to change~

Have questions about New Student Orientation 2011? Contact Newman University S.A.A.C

When & Where

Newman University
Dugan-Gorges Conference Center
3100 W. McCormick Ave.
Wichita, KS 67213-2097

Friday, August 26, 2011 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 11:00 PM (CDT)

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Newman University S.A.A.C

Newman University is a Catholic university named for John Henry Cardinal Newman and founded by the Adorers of the Blood of Christ for the purpose of empowering graduates to transform society.

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