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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
10:00 am - 5:00 pmMove-In Day, New Students ArrivalCampus
1:30 pmRegistration DeadlineStudent Portal
7:30 pm - 8:30 pmConnect with the Deans
Maggie Ventsias, Dean of Students
Nahom Abegaze, Associate Dean of Students
Zoom

Tuesday, August 16

TimeActivityLocation
10:00 am - 5:00 pmMove-In Day, New Students ArrivalCampus
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmConvocation and Presidential Welcome
Dr. John Hagelin, President
Olson Family Amphitheater

Zoom Link
7:30 pm - 8:30 pmConnect with the Deans
Maggie Ventsias, Dean of Students
Nahom Abegaze, Associate Dean of Students
Zoom

Wednesday, August 17

TimeActivityLocation
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmWelcome to MIU by Student Life DepartmentZoom
2:40 pm - 3:40 pmResidential Life Orientation for On-Campus Students
SungChull Park, Director of Residential Life
Zoom
2:40 pm - 3:40 pmOff-Campus Students meet the Dean of Students,
Maggie Ventsias, Dean of Students and Nahom Abegaze, Associate Dean of Students
Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 672 767 5743
Passcode: WelcomeMIU

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
11:10 am - 12:00 pmNutrition & Dining
Maggie Ventsias
Zoom
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmCampus Safety
Rig Gelfand & Beata Nasca, Co-Directors of Safety and Security
Zoom
2:40 pm - 3:40 pmCulture of Respect - How to be an Active Bystander
Rachael Kunzler, Director for Personal Support
Rig Gelfand, Director of Security and Safety Office
Zoom
7:30 pmStudent Activities Welcome SocialZoom Link

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 Link

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 pmWork Study Orientation for U.S. Students
Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 958 061 2677
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmInternational Insurance Advising
Claudia Rodriguez, International Insurance Adviser
Zoom
7:30 pmCozy Dorm WorkshopZoom Link>/a>

Saturday, August 20

TimeActivityLocation
11:00 am - 12:00 pmMeet your Academic AdvisorZoom Link
11:00 am - 12:00 pmMA Consciousness and Human Potenital
Meet your Faculty in front of Veda Bhavan
https://miu-edu-online.zoom.us/j/98859093727&gt"&gt">Zoom Link
Zoom Meeting ID: 988 5909 3727
Passcode: Xxyza
1:30 am - 2:30 pmUnity in Diversity
Nahom Abegaze, Associate Dean of Students, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Specialist
Zoom
2:40 pm - 4:00 pmInternational Student Orientation
Maryam Naraghi, PDSO, Director of International Student Advising
Zoom