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Welcome Transfer Students - Orientation 2012

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Registration Required

First Name Last Name Phone
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 17, 2012
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Residence Hall Move-In
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Residence Halls
Our superhero volunteers will help you move into your new home.

Orientation Welcome
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Marian Center Lounge
Meet other transfer students and learn how to become a successful Avila student.

Free T-Shirt & Information Tables
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Goppert Theatre Lobby
Pick up your FREE orientation t-shirt and learn more about Avila student services!

Student ID, Books, Parking Permit, Financial Aid & Business
11 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
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

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: 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 18, 2012
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Movie Screening "The Avengers"
1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
Whitfield Conference Room

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


Sunday, August 19, 2012
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Mass - All are welcome!
11 a.m. - Noon
Foyle Hall Chapel

Begin your spiritual journey at Avila.


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

Discover places around Avila and Kansas City!

Movie Screening "The Avengers"
1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
Whitfield Conference Room

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


Monday, August 20, 2012
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Eagle Party
5–8 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room

Meet new people, win super prizes and eat great food! Enjoy wax
hands, photo booth, fortune teller, music and more!


Tuesday, August 21, 2012
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Community Plunge
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Meet at Carondelet parking lot

Serve the Kansas City community during the service project with your fellow classmates! Please wear an Avila t-shirt and tennis shoes. Lunch provided.

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.

Athlete Orientation
7 – 9 p.m.
Whitfield Conference Room

Fall athletes meet from 7–8 p.m. Winter and spring athletes meet from 8–9 p.m.

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!