Freshman Sessions

Monday - Wednesday, June 10-12, June 17-19, June 24-26, July 1-3, July 8-10

TIMES - NMU IS LOCATED IN THE EASTERN TIME ZONE

Arrival Day

11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Orientation Check-In and Residence Hall Registration (Gant/Spalding)
11:30 a.m. to 2 :30 p.m. Walk and Talk Campus Tours Optional (departing from Payne/Halverson lobby)
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wildcat Express Student ID Cards (University Center, first floor atrium)
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Notebook Computer Pick-up (Payne/Halverson desk)
Noon to 3:30 p.m. Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF) and Dome Open hours (Optional)
4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Welcome Session (102 Jamrich)
4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Small Group Meeting I - Students, COMPUTER REQUIRED (rooms to be announced)
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Dinner (university Center)
6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. Small Group Meeting II - Students, COMPUTER REQUIRED
9 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Small Group Activities
10 p.m. Course Scheduling Assistance (Optional)

Day Two

6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Student Success at NMU
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Academic Program Meeting
11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Disability Student Services (Optional)
11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Freshman Fellow Meeting (By invitation)
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Course Placement Information
1:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. Academic Advisement and Course Scheduling
2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Notebook Computer Return

    Once students are finished scheduling courses and have returned the computer, there are a variety of activities for students and parents to take advantage of throughout the afternoon until the picnic begins.

1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF) and Dome Open hours
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit the NMU Bookstore
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit Career Services (Information regarding on/off campus student employment opportunities)
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Financial Aid Question and Answer (Students and parents get specific financial aid questions answered)
2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Marquette Bus Tour
4 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Residence Hall Room Viewing
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Orientation Picnic
6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. Involvement Opportunities/Small Group Meeting III
8 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Extracurricular Organization Fair
8:45 p.m. to 11 p.m. Social Activity

Departure Day

6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. Health & Safety Services
9:40 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Housing and Residence Life Meeting
9:40 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Commuter/Non-traditional Student Meeting
10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Small Group Meeting IV
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch

Abbreviated Parent Schedule of Activities

Arrival Day

11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Orientation Check-In
4 to 4:45 p.m. Welcome Session
5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Dinner
6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Parent Session I - Expectations
8:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. Parent Reception

Day Two

8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Parent Session II - Academics
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Academic Program Meeting
11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Disability Student Services, optional
11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Freshman Fellow Meeting, by invitation
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Parent Session III - Finances

Options for the afternoon until the picnic begins:

1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF) and Dome Open hours
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit the NMU Bookstore
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit Career Services
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Financial Aid Question and Answer
2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Bus Tour of Marquette
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Orientation Picnic
6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. Parent Session IV - Housing and Residence Life

Departure Day

8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Health & Safety Services
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Parent Session V - Student Issues
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch (To-Go)