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Welcome and Orientation Events

Event dates and times are subject to change.

Monday, August 9

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am - 5:00 pmMove-in Day, New Student ArrivalResident Halls
8:45 am - 10:00 amBreakfastTo Be Announced
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunchTo Be Announced
6:45 pm - 7:45 pmDinnerTo Be Announced
7:30 pm - 8:30 pmQ&A with the Deans
Chris Taft, Dean of Students
Aster Hesse, Associate Dean of Admissions
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Tuesday, August 10

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am - 5:00 pmMove-in Day, New Student ArrivalResident Halls
8:45 am - 10:00 amBreakfastTo Be Announced
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunchTo Be Announced
1:30 pm - 2:15 pmInternational insurance advising
Claudia Rodriguez, International Insurance Adviser
Zoom Link Above
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmParent Orientation with
Dr. Rod Eason, VP of Enrollment and Student Affairs
Zoom Link Above
6:45 pm - 7:45 pmDinnerTo Be Announced
7:30 pm - 8:30 pmQ&A with the Deans
Chris Taft, Dean of Students
Aster Hesse, Associate Dean of Admissions
Zoom Link Above

Wednesday, August 11

TimeActivityLocation
8:45 am - 10:00 amBreakfastTo Be Announced
9:00 - 11:30 amCOVID Testing for New students (Compro)To Be Announced
12:00 pm
New Student Registration Completion DeadlineOnline Registration
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunchTo Be Announced
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmWelcome new students!
Student Resources hosted by Student Life Department
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3:30 pm - 4:30 pmIntroduction to Student GovernmentZoom Link Above
6:45 pm - 7:45 pmDinnerTo Be Announced
7:30 pm - 8:00 pmPresident's Welcome to New Students
Dr. John Hagelin, President of Maharishi International University
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Thursday, August 12

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am - 10:00 amBreakfastTo Be Announced
9:00 am - 11:30 amCOVID Testing for New students (Standard and MSD)To Be Announced
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunchTo Be Announced
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmResidential Life Orientation for on-campus students with
SungChull Park, Director of Residential Life and
Chris Taft, Dean of Students
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1:30 pm - 2:15 pmOff-campus Student Orientation
Paula Armstrong, Director of Success Center
Zoom Meeting ID: 824 389 2586
Passcode: 0Puud8
2:40 pm - 3:30 pmCampus Safety
Rig Gelfand and
Beata Nasca, Co-Directors of Safety and Security
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4:00 pm - 5:30 pmInternational student orientation
Maryam Naraghi, PDSO, Director of International Student Advising
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6:45 pm - 7:45 pmDinnerTo Be Announced
7:30 pmStudent Activities “Make Your Dorm Room Feel Like Home” WorkshopZoom Meeting ID: 334 506 4839 Passcode: welcome

Friday, August 13

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am - 10:00 amBreakfastTo Be Announced
10:00 am - 10:50 amTEAMS training; introduction to online learning by IT DepartmentZoom Link Above
11:00 am – 12:00 pmMeet the Academic Departments (all undergraduate/standard program students)Zoom info to be announced
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunchTo Be Announced
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmDesigning your career,
Paul Stockstad and
Ayesha Sengupa
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2:40 pm - 3:40 pmNutrition & Dining Hall,
Chris Taft, Dean of Students
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6:45 pm - 7:45 pmDinnerTo Be Announced
7:30 pmStudent Activities Video Game Night: “Among Us”
Tinyurl.com/MIUgaming

Saturday, August 14

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am - 10:00 amBreakfastTo Be Announced
10:00 am - 11:00 amWork Study Orientation
(U.S. Students Only)
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11:15 pm - 11:45 pmMath Requirements at MIU and How to Satisfy Them (Undergraduate Only)
Dr. Anne Dow, Chair of Math Department
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10:00 am - 12:00 pmGraduate Students Free MorningResident Halls
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunchTo Be Announced
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmUnity and Diversity,
Nahom Abegaze, Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion
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2:40 pm - 3:40 pmPromoting Your Health and Well-Being,
Dustin Matthews, Instructor of Exercise and Sport Science
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4:00 pmStudent Activities ZUMBAZoom Meeting ID: 334 506 4839 Passcode: welcome
6:45 pm - 7:45 pmDinnerTo Be Announced
7:30 pmStudent Activities Welcome SocialZoom Meeting ID: 334 506 4839 Passcode: welcome

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