Thursday, September 8


7:30–9 a.m.


Andrew Commons (Warch Campus Center)


8–9:30 a.m.

Advising breakfast for all double-degree students

Esch Hurvis Room (Warch Campus Center)

All five-year double-degree students must attend this brief informational breakfast meeting to prepare for special advising appointments that immediately follow.


8:30–9:30 a.m.

Student employment meeting

Youngchild Hall 121

For all students seeking campus employment. Session is repeated Friday at 9 a.m. Students should attend one of the sessions.


9 a.m.–Noon

Welcome to the Mudd!

Seeley G. Mudd Library

Stop by the Mudd and meet the people who can help you succeed. Not only can you find out about the library (both online and offline), take a tour, sign up to win prizes and enjoy some food—you can work on a jigsaw puzzle or bring your friends to play Candyland, Twister, chess, checkers, Uno and more! It’s both fun and educational—and you can’t beat that.


9 a.m.–Noon

Individual advising appointments with faculty advisors

Faculty offices as scheduled


9 a.m.–Noon

Career Services Open House

Alice G. Chapman Hall, 2nd floor

Visit career services during the open house to meet the staff and learn how we can help you. Get assistance
completing your profile on LUworks so you can register for career events and search for internships and jobs,
including on-campus jobs.


10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Double-degree advising appointments

As scheduled

11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.


Andrew Commons (Warch Campus Center)


1–5 p.m.

Individual advising appointments with faculty advisors

Faculty offices as scheduled


2-4 p.m.

CORE Group Competition

Main Hall Green

Make your way to Main Hall Green for a competition between CORE Groups. Compete in a variety of events, including relay races, goofy games, and other activities (or come and cheer!) to prove to the rest of LU that your CORE group has the most pride. Your CORE group could win the prestigious traveling trophy!


5–6 p.m.

Welcome Week Choir Rehearsal

Memorial Chapel

Open to all interested students. You must attend all three rehearsals; the second is on Friday, Sept. 8, from 4 to 5 p.m., and the third is on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Performance will be on Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Matriculation Convocation.


5–7 p.m.


Andrew Commons (Warch Campus Center)


7 p.m.

“Mandatory Dessert: Get the Scoop on your Residence Hall Community”

Residence Halls

This is your first chance to officially meet all of the NEW people in your NEW space. Residence hall student leaders will share experiences and ask for your opinions related to shaping your hall community. You and your roommate will also make some important decisions about sharing your new space! Everyone will then head to Stansbury together.


8:30 p.m.

“Real Students, Real Stories”

Stansbury Theatre (Music-Drama Center)

Come watch your fellow students perform a series of comedic and dramatic scenes derived from the experiences of real Lawrence students, examining critical issues that are unique to incoming first-year students.


Immediately following “Real Students, Real Stories”

Staff and students will gather to process, talk informally and hang out. Consult signs in your residence hall lobby for specific time and location.

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