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Welcome and Orientation Events

Daily Mealtimes

Breakfast: 8:45 am –10:00 am
Lunch: 12:00 pm –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, February 6

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 Link

Tuesday, February 7

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

Wednesday, February 8

TimeActivityLocation
10:00 am - 11:00 amWelcome New Students!- Student Resources hosted by Student Life DepartmentRoss Theater
11:00 am - 12:00 pmCampus Safety and Security Meeting with Rig Gelfand and Beata Nacsa, Co-Directors of Safety and SecurityRoss Theater
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmResidential Life Orientation for On-Campus Students with Snjezana Petrovski and Earl NeedhammerRoss Theater
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmOff-Campus Students Meet the Deans-
Maggie Ventsias, Dean of Students, and Nahom Abegaze, Associate Dean of Students
Arts Center room #110
2:45 pm - 4:00 pmStudent ID Pick-up from Student Life OfficeDreier Building, room #105
7:30 pm - 8:00 pmPresident's Welcome by Dr. John HagelinDalby Hall
8:00 pmWelcome Social hosted by Student ActivitiesArgiro Student Center

Thursday, February 9

TimeActivityLocation
10:00 am – 11:00 amHealth and Well-being at MIU
Dustin Matthews Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
Ross Theater
11:10 am - 12:00 pmNutrition & Dining -
Maggie Ventsias and Nahom Abegaze
Ross Theater
1:30 pm - 2:45 pmCulture of Respect - How to be an Active Bystander
Rachael Kunzler, Director for Personal Support
Rig Gelfand, Director of Security and Safety Office
Ross Theater

Friday, February 10

TimeActivityLocation
10:00 am - 10:50 amMath Requirements meeting for Undergraduates (Undergraduate Only)
Dr. Anne Dow, Professor and Chair of Math Department
Dreier Building, room 3
11:00 am - 12:00 pmUnity and Diversity, with Nahom Abegaze, Associate Dean of StudentsRoss Theater
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmWork Study Orientation for U.S. Undergraduate Students hosted by Human Resources
Dreier Building, room 3
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmInternational Student Orientation (International Students only), with Maryam Naraghi, PSDO, Director of International Student AdvisingFestival Hall
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmInternational Insurance Advising (for International students only)
Claudia Rodriguez, International Insurance Adviser
Festival Hall

Saturday, February 11

TimeActivityLocation
11:00 am - 12:00 pmMeet your Academic AdvisorFestival Hall
11:00 am - 12:00 pmMBA Program Orientation meeting for MBA students- Karen SlowickDreier Building, room 3
1:30 pmCozy Dorm Workshop - Make your Dorm feel like Home, hosted by Student ActivitiesZoom Link