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Welcome to Avila University! We look forward to seeing you at New Student Orientation starting Friday, August 16!

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Each student may bring up to two guests to Orientation free. Additional guests are welcome to join you at $5 per person (payable at check-in).


Schedule of Events

***Blocks of PURPLE are required events.***

Friday 8-16

Orientation & Residence Hall Check-in, Free T-shirt, & Information Tables
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Goppert Theatre Lobby

Residence Hall Move-In
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Residence Halls

Student ID, Books,Parking Permit, Financial Aid & Business
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
The Campus Safety Office (student ID, parking permit—license plate number required), Bookstore, Financial Aid Office and 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 and 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.

Avila Family Dinner
5:15–7 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room

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!

*For On-Campus Residence Only
Residence Hall Meetings
9 p.m.
Meet on your residence hall floor

Saturday 8-17

Right Relationships Orientation
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Goppert Theatre

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

Dinner
5:30-6:30 p.m.
McCullough Courtyard

Avila Women's Alumni Soccer Game
4-6 p.m.
Avila Soccer Field

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

Sunday 8-18

Brunch
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room

Mass - All are welcome!
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Foyle Hall Chapel

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

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

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

Monday 8-19

First Year Seminar
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Goppert Theatre

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

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

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

Eagle Party
5-8 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room
Meet new people, win super prizes and eat great food!

Tuesday 8-20

Community Plunge
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meet at Carondelet Parking Lot
Serve the Kansas City community during this service project with your fellow 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
6-7 p.m.
Fountain by the Quad
Join us for music, refreshing root beer floats and ice cream.

Athlete Orientation
7-9 p.m.
Whitfield Conference Room
Fall athletes: 7–8 p.m.
Winter & spring athletes: 8–9 p.m.

Karaoke & Free Wings!
8-11 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room