Genesis Weekend Schedule

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Friday, August 19

9:00 a.m. Move in begins (Residence Halls)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (Gally Commons)

1:30 p.m. Consecration Service for new students and their families (PW Auditorium)
Reception at the White House for new students and their families following the service.

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Parents/Guardians depart

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Continue arranging your dorm room, running to Walmart, etc.

5:00 p.m. Dinner (Gally Commons)

7:00 p.m. Friday Fun Night (Intramural Fields)

Saturday, August 20

8:30 a.m. -Continental Breakfast (PW Auditorium)

9:00 a.m. New Student Orientation Sessions (PW Auditorium; scan for attendance)

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. New Student Orientation continues (PW Auditorium)

12:00 p.m. Lunch (Gally Commons)

1:30 p.m. Meet Your Academic Team

2:30 p.m. Writing Assessment for Students in ENGL 0101 (RH 217)
Students who need to take this assessment will be notified via their Johnson email.

5:00 p.m. Dinner (Gally Commons)

6:00 p.m. Freshman Cornerstone Dessert Night for all new students (Gally Commons)

8:30 p.m. Worship Night (PW Auditorium)

Sunday, August 21

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Lunch Packing (Gally Commons)

Different Times – Attend a local church with your mentor group

Different Times – Go on an excursion with your mentor group

6:00 p.m. Cookout & SGA Club Fair (Graham Center Parking Lot)

Monday, August 22

7:35 a.m. Classes begin

9:00 a.m. Teacher Education Program Meeting (including those who need to meet criteria) (RH 164)

10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Brunch (Gally Commons)

12:30 p.m. Honors Program Meeting for Honor Students (RH 255)

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. JU Works Expo (PW Auditorium)

5:00 p.m. Dinner (Gally Commons)