Savannah freshman orientation schedule (Fall 2014)

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Savannah freshman orientation schedule (Fall 2014)

Tuesday, Sept. 9

International student check-in
Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.
Second floor
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 11

Summer Swarm students check in to residence halls
2-6 p.m.

Movie Under the Stars: Monsters University
SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd.
Courtyard (Rain location: SCAD Museum of Art theater)
8 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 12

Freshman student orientation check-in*
Last names A-L

Savannah Civic Center
Martin Luther King Jr. Arena
8-11 a.m.

Freshman student residence hall check-in*
Last names M-Z

Residence halls
8-11 a.m.

Freshman student orientation check-in*
Last names M-Z

Savannah Civic Center
Martin Luther King Jr. Arena
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Freshman student residence hall check-in*
Last names A-L

Residence halls
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lunch
The Hive and J.O.’s
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Freshman orientation kickoff *
Savannah Civic Center
Martin Luther King Jr. Arena
2-2:30 p.m.

Freshman student orientation (Session I) *
Savannah Civic Center
Johnny Mercer Theatre
3:15-5 p.m.

*Summer Swarm students do not need to attend.

Target's Back to College shopping event for students
Buses depart from Turner House, 302 W. Boundary St.
10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

ALSO OFFERED

Available for consultation
Savannah Civic Center
Second floor
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • Student financial services
  • SCAD Card/parking permits
  • SCAD employment
  • Dining services
  • Student success and advising
  • Registrar
  • Technology operations

Vendors Fair
Savannah Civic Center
Martin Luther King Jr. Arena
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 13

Summer Swarm orientation check-in
Savannah Civic Center
Martin Luther King Jr. Arena
8-11:30 a.m.

Summer Swarm residence hall check-in
Residence halls
8-11:30 a.m.

Vendors Fair
Savannah Civic Center
Martin Luther King Jr. Arena
8 a.m. to noon

Students and families who attended Summer Swarm will attend the following events:

Freshman student orientation (Session II)
Johnny Mercer Theatre
301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.
10-11:30 a.m.

Lunch
The Hive and J.O.'s
Noon to 1 p.m.

Welcome to SCAD
Savannah Civic Center
Martin Luther King Jr. Arena
1:30-2:15 p.m.
All new students, including those who attended Summer Swarm, attend this session.

“Life at Performance Level” with Curtis Zimmerman
Savannah Civic Center
Martin Luther King Jr. Arena
3:30-4:30 p.m.
As a speaker and author, Zimmerman has reached more than a million people throughout the nation with his life-changing messages and award-winning programs.

Freshman student walking tours
Various locations
4:30-6 p.m.

Welcome Week event: SCAD Welcome Picnic
D at The Hive lawn, 231 W. Boundary St.
(Rain location: W at The Hive dining hall)
6 p.m.

Residence hall meetings
Residence halls
Consult resident assistants for meeting times and locations.

ALSO OFFERED

Available for consultation
Savannah Civic Center
Second floor
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • Student financial services
  • SCAD Card/parking permits
  • SCAD employment
  • Dining services
  • Student success and advising
  • Registrar
  • Technology operations

Sunday, Sept. 14

SCAD Card pickup
Bradley Hall, 115 E. York St.
Turner Express Office, 302 W. Boundary St.
11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Shot of Reality (Show 1)
Arnold Hall, 1810 Bull St.
Noon to 1:15 p.m.

Shot of Reality (Show 2)
Arnold Hall
2:30-4:45 p.m.

Resource Fair
Student Center, 120 Montgomery St.
1-3 p.m.

Community picnic
Savannah Civic Center, porch
6-8 p.m.
Meet with representatives from local faith-based organizations.

Welcome Week event: Hypnotist Tom DeLuca
Savannah Civic Center
Johnny Mercer Theatre
8 p.m.

ALSO OFFERED

Offices open for consultation
Bradley Hall
11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • Student financial services
  • SCAD Card/parking permits
  • SCAD employment
  • Student success and advising
  • Registrar

Monday, Sept. 15

Fall quarter classes begin
8 a.m.

Offices open for consultation
Bradley Hall
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • Student financial services
  • SCAD Card/parking permits
  • SCAD employment
  • Registrar

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Welcome Week event: SAC Coffeehouse
Student Center
8 p.m.

Thursday, September 18

Welcome Week event: Pool Party
D at The Hive pool

Friday, Sept. 19

Welcome Week event: Movie Buzz TBA
Trustees Theater
7 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 20

Welcome Week event: Fall Fest
D at The Hive lawn
4-7 p.m.