OHCC Fall New Student Orientation schedule

Tuesday August 21st

10:00am-12:00pm

Volleyball Practice

Gym

Volleyball Team Practice

1:00pm-5:00pm

Check In and Move In Begins for New On campus Students

(required)

Thompson Hall

Move In, verify paperwork is done

Optional Activities Available—Volleyball, bocce, etc

3:00pm-5:00pm

Volleyball Practice

Gym

Volleyball Team Practice

5:00pm-5:30pm

Supper

Cafeteria or out to eat

 

6:00pm

Intro to 2018-2019 College Theme and Staff

(required)

Chapel

Setting the course for the spiritual theme this fall

7:00pm

Parent/Guardian Session

Thompson Great Room

Time for parents/guardians to meet faculty and staff, Q & A

7:00pm

Student Community Event

(required)

Chapel

Large group mixers, Introduction to SALT & RAs, Breakout groups, Root beer floats

Wednesday August 22nd

8:00am-9:00am

Continental Breakfast

Cafeteria

 

8:00am

Check in for New Off Campus Students (required)

Thompson Hall

Verify paperwork is done

9:00am

Welcome to Oak Hills (required)

Chapel

The core of who we are with

Dr. Giese,  Dr. Glidden & Brad DeJager

9:45am

Snack Break

FC Lounge

 

10:00am

Financial Aid Session (required)

Chapel

Mishele McKain will go over general Financial Aid Information

11:00am

English Placement Test

 

RM 14

For those who were notified that they need to take it

11:30am-12:30pm

Lunch 

Cafeteria or go out to eat with your family

 

1:00pm

Start Orientation Process (required)

Chapel

Meet with Registrar Tammy McCray and Dr. Glidden

1:30pm-4:00pm

Registration

(required)

Various

Meet Advisors, Directory Pics, Register, buy books

 

EMPOWER Sessions (required)

Pick one to attend

Chapel

Sessions at 2,

2:30, and 3

Please have a laptop or smartphone for this session on accessing your schedule, bill etc.

2:00pm-4:00pm

Bookstore open

SAC Conference Room

 

3:00pm-5:00pm

Volleyball Team Practice

Gym

Volleyball Team Practice

5:00pm-5:30pm

Complimentary Supper

Cafeteria

Free for Families, Students & Staff

6:00pm

Blessing Ceremony and Parent/Guardian Farewell

(required)

Chapel

Parents & Guardians/ Staff have an opportunity to pray over the

students and commission their college journey.

7:00pm

Student Community Event (required)

Chapel

Come in tennis shoes or shoes in which you can easily get around

9:00pm

Residence Hall Time (required for residents)

Residence Halls

Get to know your RA and hall-mates

 

Thursday August 23rd

8:00am-9:00am

Continental Breakfast

Cafeteria

 

9:00am

Praise & Prayer Walk (Optional)

Chapel

Student led worship and prayer with the SALT Team

9:30am-11:30am

Financial Literacy Workshop (required)

Chapel

Money Matters: avoiding mistakes students make

11:30am-12:30pm

Lunch

Cafeteria

 

12:30pm

Academic Success

(Required)

Chapel/Rm 15

Planning your weekly calendar

with Tammy McCray, Dr. Glidden and Jenny Hodgson

1:30pm

Healthy Campus (Required)

Chapel

Your plan for life on campus with Dr. Glidden & Brad DeJager

2:15pm-4:30pm

Food Service Training

Housekeeping Training

Cafeteria

FC Rm 14

Training  for student workers

2:15pm

Free Time

 Free Time

 Free Time

2:15pm-4:00pm

Bookstore Open

SAC Conference Room

 

3:00pm-5:00pm

Volleyball Practice

Gym

Volleyball Team Practice

5:00pm-5:30pm

Supper

Cafeteria

 

5:00pm-5:30pm

Transfer Student Supper (required)

Thompson Great Room

Transfer Students will connect over supper

6:00pm

Student Community Service Project(required)

Camp Oak Hills

Come in clothes that can get dirty and close toed shoes or boots

8:30pm-10:00pm

Volleyball  Practice

Gym

Volleyball Team Practice

Friday, August 24th

8:00am-9:00am

Continental Breakfast

Cafeteria

 

9:00am

Social Media Session

(required)

Chapel

The Positive & Negative of Social Media in College w/ Randy McKain

10:00am-11:30am

 Campus Activities & Groups Fair/Booths

FC lounge/Chapel

Interested in being on a music team, student leadership, churches, joining sports, etc. Come find out about various activities at this fair.

11:30am

Lunch

Cafeteria

 

11:30am

Off campus Student Lunch (required)

Thompson Great Room

Connect with other commuter students

1:00pm

Community at Oak Hills

(required for All students)

 

Chapel

Our President, Dr. Giese sets the vision for our community

2:00pm

Student Life Focus

(required for All Students)

Chapel

Brad DeJager

3:30pm-5:00pm

Volleyball  Practice

Gym

Volleyball Team Practice

4:00pm

Cross Country Meeting

Press Box Room

Cross Country Team Meeting

5:00pm-5:30pm

Supper

Cafeteria

 

6:00pm

Thompson and Acorn Meeting (required for residents)

Thompson Great Room

Learn about campus policies, community living and safety procedures

8:30pm

Hall Activities (required for residents)

Various

Each Hall will do an activity together

Saturday August 25th

9:00am-11:00am

Volleyball Practice

Gym

Volleyball Team Practice

10:30am-11:30am

Brunch

Cafeteria

 

11:30am

Meet by SAC for trip to Itasca

SAC

All campus event going to Itasca State Park for the afternoon

12:00pm

Itasca Trip (required)

Itasca State Park

 

4:30pm

Cookout at Itasca

Itasca State Park

 

8:00pm

Campfire

Fire Tower

Led by SALT Team

Sunday August 26th

8:30am-12:00pm

Attend Area Churches

 

Various

Get out to one of the area churches. You can find a list online or posted in your building.

12:00pm-1:00pm

Lunch

Cafeteria or out to eat

 

1:00pm

Trip to downtown

(Optional)

Meet outside Schreiber Activity Center (SAC)

Paul & Babe, Cantabria, & Big River Scoop

2:00pm-4:00pm

Volleyball Practice

Gym

Volleyball Team Practice

5:00pm-5:30pm

Supper

Cafeteria

 

7:00pm

Waterfront Activities (Optional)

Lakefront

Pontoon, canoe, kayak.  Bring swimming gear if you want to swim. There will be snacks.