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First-year Student Schedule

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

Friday, August 21

Orientation & Residence Hall Check-in, Free T-shirt, & Information Tables
Check-in sometime between 8 am - 12 pm
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.
-Campus Safety Office (student ID, parking permit-license plate number required) located in Whitfield Center
-Bookstore located in Marian Center
-Financial Aid Office located in Blasco Hall
-Business Office located in Blasco Hall

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

Welcome Lunch & Live Music by David Olson
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!

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

Tie-Dye T-shirts, Games, Prizes & Ice Cream Bars!
7 - 9 p.m.
The Quad by the Fountain

Residence Hall Meetings
*Required for students living in the residence halls.
9 p.m.
Meet on your residence hall floor

Saturday, August 22

Right Relationships Orientation
9 a.m. – Noon
Goppert Theatre

Noon - 1 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room
Regular Meal Price

Avila Fun Fest! GAMES, PRIZES & FOOD!
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
The Quad
Meet new people! Play games, win prizes and enjoy some great food!

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room
Regular Meal Price

8 - 10 p.m.
Marian Center
It’s like Minute to Win It and Jeopardy all rolled into one. Students compete by answering pop culture trivia questions and attempting to complete wacky physical challenges to win cash prizes!

Sunday, August 23

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

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

Sand Volleyball, Food & Prizes!
1 - 3 p.m.
Wylie Hall Sand Volleyball Pit

Discover Kansas City Tour
3 - 5 p.m.
Meet in front of Marian Center by the Fountain

5:30 -6:30 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room
Regular Meal Price

S'mores by the Firepit
8 - 10 p.m.
McCullough Courtyard

Monday, August 24

First Year Seminar
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Goppert Theatre

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room

First Year Seminar
12:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Goppert Theatre

5 - 7 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room
Regular Meal Price

Karaoke and Free Wings
7 - 10 p.m.
Marian Center Lounge
Sing your favorite songs and have a good laugh with new friends. Win cash prizes! Free buffalo wings!

Tuesday, August 25

Community Plunge
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meet at Avila Hall 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.

5 - 7 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room
Regular Meal Price

Floats by the Fountain
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Fountain on the Quad
Join us for music, refreshing root beer floats and ice cream. Sponsored by Campus Ministry.

Athlete Orientation
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Goppert Theatre