Journey On: Orientation 2017 - August 24- 27, 2017!

Welcome to the start of your journey at Concordia University Ann Arbor. Orientation will be a great time for you to get to know fellow students, faculty and staff members, and the Concordia campus! The Orientation theme for fall 2017 is Journey On. You will continue the journey that brought you to Concordia and kick off a new phase of that journey as a Cardinal! You will have opportunities to explore our campus and the surrounding community. You can even win some road-trip style prizes!

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Schedule

Thursday, August 24th

If you are living on campus, this is the time to get your stuff moved into your assigned Residence Hall.

Location: Central Campus

Commuter students check in at central campus!

Location: Central Campus

Join us in front of the chapel for a picnic lunch catered by CUAA dining services-Free for the whole family!

Location: Central Campus

Join us as the Concordia community officially welcomes the new Concordia University - Ann Arbor students!

Location: Chapel

Following Matriculation Chapel, come to the Manor Tent for an Ice Cream Social. Parents, now is the time to say goodbye to your students.

Location: Manor Tent

If you are living on campus, your hall meeting will take place in your Residence Hall. If you are not living on campus, the commuter social will begin in the Nest.

Location: Nest

Get to know your transition group for orientation weekend!

Location: Riverside Patio (Gym if chance of rain)

Get ready for some good food and some good fun!

Location: Manor Tent

Playfair is unlike anything you have ever experienced! You have to see it to believe it!!

Location: Riverside Patio (Gym if chance of rain)

Come enjoy S’mores, fellowship and friends!

Location: Central Campus

Friday, August 25th

Required for all first year students.

Location: Classrooms Across Campus

Undecided? Almost decided? Already declared your major? Take this opportunity to get to know the different programs and departments at CUAA. Meet the faculty, find out about required classes, ask questions, etc.

Location: Manor Tent

Get to know the CUAA Faculty over lunch—we promise they don’t bite

Location: Manor Tent

Go on a campus-wide scavenger hunt to see which team is has the most Carinal knowledge about Concordia!

Location: Across Campus

Black Box

Get to know the Campus Safety staff and learn about how they are here to serve you during your time on campus.

Take a moment to connect with your transition group!

Location: Various Locations

Get ready to see campus from a more colorful perspective!

Location: Central Campus

Dinner

Location: Cardinal Cafe

Explore the city of Ann Arbor with your transition group!

Movie hosted by SGA

Location: Riverside Patio

Saturday, August 26th

Breakfast

Location: Cardinal Cafe

Student Leaders will tell you more about what it means to be a Cardinal.

Location: Black Box

Connect with your transition group!

Learn about how you can serve the local community during Concordia’s annual Day of Service.

Location: Black Box

Lunch

Location: Cardinal Cafe

We need all of our Cardinal fans to help cheer our team on!

Location: Cardinal Stadium

Dinner

Location: TBD

Campus wide competition with the entire student body!

Location: Riverside Patio

Sunday, August 27th

Location: Cardinal Cafe

Join in faith and fellowship before serving for the Day of Service.

Day of Service

Serve with your transition group at sites across Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. Make an impact and make connections in the community that you will be a part of during your time at CUAA!

Join us as we celebrate the Day of Service and share stories from the day!

Location: Manor Tent

Your orientation journey might be coming to a close, but your journey at CUAA Is just beginning! Celebrate your groups journey throughout the weekend!