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Welcome First Year Student!

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How many family and friends will be joining you at orientation?  
Each student may bring up to two guests to Orientation free. Additional guests are welcome to join you at $5.00 per person (payable at check-in).

Questions? Contact the Avila Campus Life Office at 816-501-3660.
 


Friday, August 19, 2011
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*Orientation and Residence Hall Check-in, Free T-Shirt, & Information Tables
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Marian Center Lounge

Pick up your FREE orientation t-shirt, check-in for orientation and learn more about Avila student services!


Residence Hall Move-In
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Residence Halls
Our orientation volunteers will help you move into your new home.


Student ID, Books, Parking Permit, Financial Aid & Business
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Various Locations
The Campus Safety Office (student ID, parking permit—license plate number required), Bookstore, Financial Aid Office & Business Office are open to assist you!


Campus Tours
10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m.
Meet by the Fountain on the Quad


Welcome Lunch
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room


*Mentor Meetings
2 – 3:45 p.m.
Goppert Theatre

Meet your student mentor & fellow classmates! All students enrolled in First Year Seminar are required to attend!


*Convocare
4 – 5:15 p.m.
Goppert Theatre

The road to graduation starts here! Avila welcomes you with a special, one-of-a-kind ceremony.
Please Note: All students enrolled in First Year Seminar are required to attend! Students will cross the stage after being introduced to the Avila community; dressy casual is recommended.


Avila Family Dinner
5:15 – 7 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room
Join the Avila community for a celebration of food, fun, family and friends!


Avila Social – Games and Prizes!
7 – 9 p.m.
The Quad by the fountain
Meet other students, play games and win prizes! Make your own tie-dye t-shirt and enjoy novelty ice cream bars!


*Residence Hall Meetings
9 p.m.

Meet on your residence hall floor
Attend this MANDATORY meeting for all new Avila residents. (On-campus residents only.)

 

Saturday, August 20, 2011
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*Right Relationships Orientation
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Goppert Theatre

All students enrolled in First Year Seminar are required to attend


Lunch
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room


*Right Relationships Orientation
1 – 4:15 p.m.
Goppert Theatre

All students enrolled in First Year Seminar are required to attend!


Mass - All are welcome!
4:30–5:30 p.m.
Foyle Hall Chapel

Begin your spiritual journey at Avila.


Dinner
5:30–6:30 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room


Avila Men's Alumni Soccer Game
6–8 p.m.
Avila Soccer Field (Pending)


Avila Social by the Firepit
8–10 p.m.
McCullough Courtyard

 

Sunday, August 21, 2011
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Brunch
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room

Join us for a leisurely meal!


Discover Kansas City Tour
1–3 p.m.
Meet in front of Marian Center by the fountain

Discover places around Avila and Kansas City!


Avila Women's Alumni Soccer Game
4–6 p.m.
Avila Soccer Field (Pending)


Dinner
5:30–6:30 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room


Comedy Mentalist Sean Bott
8–9 p.m.
Marian Center Lounge

Sean has appeared on the Sci-Fi Channel, the WB, and on-air with Radio Disney performing his unique blend of hilarious characters and psychic entertainment.

 

Monday, August 22, 2011
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*First Year Seminar
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Goppert Theatre

All students enrolled in First Year Seminar are required to attend! Absence is a class absence.


Lunch
12–1 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room


*First Year Seminar
1:15–3:30 p.m.
Goppert Theatre

All students enrolled in First Year Seminar are required to attend! Absence is a class absence.


Dinner
5–7 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room


Eagle Party – Make a Wax Hand!
7–10 p.m.
Marian Center Lounge

Meet new people, win super prizes, eat great food, and make a wax hand!

 

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
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*Community Plunge
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Meet at Carondelet parking lot

All students enrolled in First Year Seminar are required to attend.
Contribute your time and effort in a Kansas City community involvement project with your classmates! Please wear an Avila t-shirt and tennis shoes. Lunch provided.


Dinner
5 – 7 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room


Floats by the Fountain and Live Music
6 – 7 p.m.
Fountain on the Quad

Join us for live music and refreshing root beer floats & ice cream!
Sponsored by Campus Ministry.


Karaoke and Free Wings!
8 – 11 p.m.
Marian Center Lounge

Sing your favorite songs and have a good laugh with new friends!
Win cash prizes! Free buffalo wings!