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Bruce Pitman Center, 135G

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Dr. MS 4253
Moscow, ID 83844-4253

Phone: 208-885-7058

Fax: 208-885-4477

Email: orientation@uidaho.edu

Schedule

Schedule subject to change

Monday, Jan. 10

  • 8:00 a.m. - Vandal Welcome Check In | Tribal Nations Lounge
    • Check in for Vandal Welcome and receive the welcome materials needed for a successful start to your semester.
  • 9:00 a.m. - Welcome Session & Introduction to UI | International Ballroom
    • Let us officially welcome you into the Vandal Family and the start of your academic career.
  • 9:30 a.m. - Parent & Family Session: What to Expect from your Student's First Semester | International Ballroom
  • 10:00-11:00 a.m. - Academic College Meetings | College Specific Location
    • Learn the ropes of your chosen major with faculty and staff from your college.
  • 11:15 a.m.-Noon - Diversity and Inclusion | Borah Theater
    • Hear from representatives from the Office of Equity and Diversity on access and inclusion on the U of I campus.
  • 12:15-1:30 p.m. - Welcome Lunch | Chief's Lounge, Bruce Pitman Center
    • Join us for a welcome lunch from Idaho Eats!
  • 1:45-2:30 p.m. - Vandals in the Know | Vandal Ballroom
    • All U of I students play a role in creating a healthier safer campus and supporting the Vandal family, learn how to navigate challenging situations for a successful and safe college experience.
  • 5:00-7:00 p.m. - An Evening at the Rec | Student Recreation Center
    • Join the Student Recreation Center for a fun filled evening with new friends to kick back, enjoy recreating and learn about out programs. Activities include volleyball, basketball and more!

Tuesday, Jan 11

  • 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Late Vandal Welcome Check In | Welcome Center, Bruce Pitman Center
    • Arriving late? Check-in for Vandal Welcome to receive your schedule and welcome bag.
  • 8:30-9:30 a.m. - Breakfast Social | Chief's Lounge
  • 9:45 a.m. - Resource and Class Location Campus Tour | Tours depart from the Bruce Pitman Center
    • Make sure to bring your class schedule for this trip around campus! Check out the physical location of U of I’s important resources and find out where your classes are.
  • 11:00-11:30 a.m. - Introduction to Career Services and VandalStar | Admin Auditorium
    • Learn about the opportunities and resources that Career Services has to offer, and how to use VandalStar to receive assistance.
  • 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. - Dive into Semester Refresh | Various locations in the Idaho Student Union Building
    • Join the larger campus community for a jumpstart on your first semester! Learn about time management, mental health and more!
      • 11:30 a.m.- noon | Lunch
      • Noon-1:00 p.m. | Student Panel & Activating Your Potential Activity
      • 1:00-1:25 p.m. | Session 1 (Three session options)
      • 1:30-1:55 p.m. | Session 2 (Three session options)
      • 2:00-3:00 p.m. | Connecting U&I/Closing/Prizes
  • 1:30 p.m. - International Programs Orientation | International Ballroom
    • Calling all new International students! Attend your required International Student orientation sessions to meet with your advisors and more. Find more info here >>
  • 3:00-4:30 p.m. - Student Support and Involvement Fair | Idaho Student Union Building
    • Join the Career Services, Department of Student Involvement and many more offices across campus to learn about opportunities for engagement and involvement.

 

Contact Us

Bruce Pitman Center, 135G

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Dr. MS 4253
Moscow, ID 83844-4253

Phone: 208-885-7058

Fax: 208-885-4477

Email: orientation@uidaho.edu