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Welcome and Orientation Events

Daily Mealtimes

Breakfast: 8:45 am –10:00 am
Lunch: 11:45 am –1:30 pm
Dinner: 6:30 pm –7:45 pm

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Unless otherwise noted, all sessions will be hosted by https://miu-edu-online.zoom.us/j/3721374280

Zoom ID: 372 137 4280 Passcode: MIU

Monday, August 15

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am - 5:00 pmMove-In Day, New Students ArrivalZoom
7:30 pm - 8:30 pmMeet and Greet, Q&A's
Maggie Ventsias, Dean of Students
Zoom

Tuesday, August 16

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 am - 5:00 pmMove-In Day, New Students ArrivalZoom
7:30 pmMeet and Greet, Q&A's
Maggie Ventsias, Dean of Students
Zoom

Wednesday, August 17

TimeActivityLocation
NoonRegistration completion deadline
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmWelcome to MIU by Student Life Department Dr. Rod Eason, VP of Enrollment and Student Affairs and Student Life teamZoom
3:15 pm - 4:00 pmIntroduction to Student Government and Student Clubs
MIU Student Government
Zoom
7:30 pm - 8:30 pmPresident’s Welcome
Dr. John Hagelin, President of Maharishi International University
Zoom

Thursday, August 18

TimeActivityLocation
10:00 am – 11:00 pmHealth and Well-being at MIU
Dustin Matthews, Director of Recreation Center and Head of Exercise and Sport Science Department
Zoom
11:00 am - 12:00 pmNutrition & Dining Hall
Maggie Ventsias
Zoom
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmCampus Safety
Rig Gelfand & Beata Nasca, Co-Directors of Safety and Security
Zoom
2:40 pm - 3:30 pmCulture of Respect - How to be an active by-stander
Rachael Kunzler, Director for Personal Support
Rig Gelfand, Director of Security and Safety Office
Zoom
7:30 pmStudent Activities "Make Your Dorm Room Feel Like Home" Workshoptinyurl.com/MIUCozyDorm

Friday, August 19

TimeActivityLocation
10:00 am - 10:50 amMath Requirements at MIU and How to Satisfy Them (Undergraduate Only)
Dr. Anne Dow, Chair of Math Department
Zoom
10:00 am - 10:50 amMBA Program Orientation for MBA Students
Karen Slowick, Accounting Professionals Program Administrator
https://miu-edu-online.zoom.us/j/4669050912

Zoom Meeting ID: 466 905 0912
11:00 am - 12:00 pmTEAMS Training: Introduction to MIU Online Learning
Cheryl Weigand, IT Department
MS Teams App

- students will get instructions in their MIU emails
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmResidential Life Orientation for On-Campus Students
SungChull Park, Director of Residential Life
Zoom
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmOff-Campus Students Orientation
Maggie Ventsias
https://miu-edu-online.zoom.us/j/6727675743

Meeting ID: 672 767 5743
Passcode: MIUwelcome
7:30 pmInternational Insurance Advising
Claudia Rodriguez, International Insurance Adviser
Zoom

Saturday, August 20

TimeActivityLocation
9:00 am - 11:00 amInternational Student Orientation - MANDATORY
Maryam Naraghi, PDSO, Director of International Student Advising
Zoom
10:00 am - 11:00 amWork-Study Orientation (U.S. Students Only)https://miu-edu-online.zoom.us/j/98859093727

Zoom Meeting ID: 988 5909 3727
Passcode: Xxyza
11:00 am - 12:00 pmMeet Your Academic Advisor (Undergraduate Students Only)

Please connect to your department's Zoom meeting
Zoom
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmUnity and Diversity
Nahom Abegaze, Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion Francesca Redlich and Isabelle Scheer, MIU Student Government
Zoom
7:30 pmStudent Activities Welcome Socialtinyurl.com/MIUSaturdaySocial