Fall 2021 Avila Orientation

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First-Year Student Schedule

(Recent High School Graduate)
*Attendance is mandatory in events in italics*

*Mandatory Orientation & Residence Hall Check-in, Free T-shirt & Information Tables*

Check-in sometime between 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodes Center, Building #8

First Year Student Residence Hall Move-In

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Residence Halls

Student ID, Parking Permit, Books, & Student Financial Services

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Campus Safety Office (student ID, parking permit-license plate number required) located in Whitfield Center, Building #3
  • Bookstore located in Marian Center, Building #7
  • Student Financial Services located in Hodes Center, Building #8

Campus Tours

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

Welcome Lunch & Live Music

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7

*Mandatory Mentor Meetings*

2 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Goppert Performing Arts Center, Building #6
Meet your student mentor and fellow classmates!

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

*Convocare*

4 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Goppert Performing Arts Center, Building #6
The road to graduation starts here! Avila welcomes you with a special, one-of-a-kind ceremony.

Avila Family Dinner

5:15 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7

Tie-Dye T-shirts, Games, Prizes & Ice Cream Bars!

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
The Quad by the Fountain

*Mandatory Right Relationships Orientation*

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Goppert Performing Arts Center, Building #6

Lunch Available

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7
Bring your Avila student ID card for your meal plan.

Avila Social

1:30 p.m.
TBD

Dinner Available

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7
Bring your Avila student ID card for your meal plan.

Avila Social

7 p.m.
TBD

Brunch Available

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7

Bring your Avila student ID card for your meal plan.

Avila Sunday Mass – All are welcome!

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Foyle Hall, Orscheln Chapel, Building #10

Discover Kansas City Tour

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Meet on the Quad by the Fountain

Dinner Available

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7
Bring your Avila student ID card for your meal plan.

*Mandatory Residence Hall Meeting for Avila Residents*

7 p.m.
Meet on your residence hall floor.

Avila Social

8:30 p.m.
TBD

*Mandatory First Year Seminar Class*

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Pavilion, Building #14

Lunch

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7

*Mandatory First Year Seminar Class*

1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Meet on the Quad

Dinner Available

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7
Bring your Avila student ID card for your meal plan.

Avila Social

7 p.m.
TBD

*Community Plunge*

9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Meet at Wylie Hall Parking Lot, Building #12
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 Available

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7
Bring your Avila student ID card for your meal plan.

Fun at the Fountain

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Fountain on the Quad
Come for fun, games, ice cream, floats and lots of prizes. Grand prize is $100 gift card!

Sponsored by Campus Ministry

Avila Social

7 p.m.
TBD


Transfer Student Schedule

*Attendance is mandatory in events in italics*

Residence Hall Move-In

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Residence Halls

*Mandatory Orientation & Residence Hall Check-in, Free T-shirt & Information Tables*

Check-in between 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodes Center, Building #8

Student ID, Parking Permit, Books & Student Financial Services

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Campus Safety Office (student ID, parking permit-license plate number required) located in Whitfield Center, Building #3
  • Bookstore located in Marian Center, Building #7
  • Student Financial Services located in Hodes Center, Building #8

Campus Tours

11 a.m. & 12 p.m.
Meet by the Fountain on the Quad

Welcome Lunch & Live Music

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7

*Mandatory Welcome & Orientation*

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Whitfield Conference Room, Building #3
Meet other transfer & adult students and learn how to become a successful Avila student.

Lunch Available

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7
Regular Meal Price

Avila Social

1:30 p.m.
TBD

Dinner Available

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7
Regular Meal Price

Avila Social

7 p.m.
TBD

Brunch Available

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7

Regular Meal Price

Avila Sunday Mass – All are welcome!

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Foyle Hall, Orscheln Chapel, Building #10

Discover Kansas City Tour

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Meet by the Fountain on the Quad

Dinner Available

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7
Regular Meal Price

*Mandatory Residence Hall Meeting for Avila Residents*

7 p.m.
Meet on your residence hall floor.

S’mores by the Fire Pit

8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
McCullough Courtyard Fire Pit

Dinner Available

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7
Regular Meal Price

Avila Social

7 p.m.
TBD

Community Plunge

9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Meet at Wylie Hall Parking Lot, Building #12
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 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7
Regular Meal Price

Floats by the Fountain

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Fountain on the Quad
Join us for music, refreshing root beer floats and ice cream.

Sponsored by the Office of Ministry, Spirituality & Action

Avila Social

7 p.m.
TBD


Family & Friends Schedule

Orientation & Residence Hall Check-in, Information Tables

Check-in sometime between 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodes Center, Building #8

Residence Hall Move-In

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Residence Halls

Student ID, Parking Permit, Books & Student Financial Services

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Campus Safety Office (student ID, parking permit-license plate number required) located in Whitfield Center, Building #3
  • Bookstore located in Marian Center, Building #7
  • Student Financial Services located in Hodes Center, Building #8

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

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7

Family & Friends Welcome and Orientation

2 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Foyle Hall, Building #10
Where it all begins! Avila administrators will talk about life at Avila University. They will help give you the full picture of student life. This is your opportunity to ask questions about the Avila experience and participate in a discussion on issues affecting family and friends.

Convocare

4 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Goppert Performing Arts Center, Building #6
The road to graduation starts here! Avila welcomes you with a special, one-of-a-kind ceremony.

Avila Family Dinner

5:15 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Marian Center Dining Room, Building #7


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