Welcome Weekend Schedule

August Orientation & Welcome Weekend Schedule

FIRST YEAR ORIENTATION

August Orientation and Welcome Weekend—August 25-27

Please note, events highlighted in gray are mandatory for students.

Friday, August 25

Time

Event

Description

8 a.m.-

6:30 p.m.

 Orientation Check In Check in for Orientation at the blue LMU Admission tents on Regent’s Terrace. Get all the information you’ll need for your first weekend at LMU!

8 a.m.

Move In: Residence Halls Open!

Welcome to LMU! Come and get all the necessities for moving in.

9 a.m.

I-9 Verification and Collection

Complete your I-9 as part of new hire paperwork to get a job on campus.

11 a.m.

LMU Women's Volleball Game

LMU vs. USC

Come cheer on YOUR women’s volleyball team! Log-on to LMULions.com for more information. Go Lions!

5 p.m.

Picnic Beneath the Palms

Relax and enjoy some In-N-Out with your classmates and family.

7 p.m.

Parent Win(e)d Down

Join Parent and Family Programs for a reception for new LMU families.

7 p.m.

Orientation: Welcome

These important mandatory sessions are the start of your orientation.

8 p.m.

Orientation: #LIONSTRONG

Get a glimpse of what it means to have Lion Pride!

8:30 p.m.

Viva LMU

Enjoy the sights, sounds and taste of LMU. Join the Residence Hall Association (RHA) for music, food, casino games, prizes and much more... This event is co-sponsored by the Student Housing Office.

 

Saturday, August 26

Time

Event

Description

9:30 a.m.

Orientation: Breakfast

 

10 a.m. -

1 p.m.

Orientation Sessions

Becoming Global Citizens II

Will You Live the Lion’s Code?

Start With Service

Now that I’m Here, Where Am I Going?

LMU EXP

11 a.m.

First Generation Parent and Family Workshop

Parents and families!  Will your student be the first in your family to graduate from a four year college?  If so, you will want to join us for this session to learn about support for our first-year first generation students

1 p.m.

LMU EXP Festival

Take a break and enjoy live music, food and entertainment. Meet local merchants, One Card vendors and university departments while exploring options to get involved with Registered Student Organizations on campus.

1 p.m.

I-9 Verification and Collection

Complete your I-9 as part of new hire paperwork to get a job on campus.

3 p.m.

Intercultural Welcome

Ethnic and Intercultural Services welcomes our incoming class to celebrate the start of a new and exciting academic year.

5 p.m.

Welcome Mass

We invite you to this annual Mass that welcomes you and your family to LMU.

7 p.m. -

8 p.m.

Orientation Floor Meeting

 Gather in your hall with your fellow residents and meet your neighbors.

8 p.m.

LMU Block Party

This annual LMU welcome event is complete with bumper cars, carnival games, a DJ, a BBQ dinner and much more. Stop by the prize redemption area for amazing LMU prizes. The BBQ dinner is sponsored by LMU hospitality for meal plan holders. This event is co-sponsored by Student Housing Office.

 

Sunday, August 27

Time

Event

Description

9 a.m.

Orientation: First Year Academic Convocation Check-In

Get ready to start your Sunday with this important mandatory meeting! Business casual dress code.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Orientation: First Year Academic Convocation

Graduation is the finish line, this is the starting line!  Business casual dress code.  

12 p.m.

LMU Women's Soccer Game

LMU vs. Northwestern

Come cheer on YOUR women’s soccer team! Log-on to LMULions.com for more information. Go Lions!

4 p.m.

Sunday Funday

Bring a blanket, take a deep breath, and come relax on the O'Malley Lawn. Welcome to the School Year kickoff concert. We’ll have music & entertainment, resources for your first day of class, and dessert trucks on hand! Enjoy the sights and sounds in celebration of a new year at LMU with your new community. All LMU students are welcome at this event.

8 p.m.

Sunday Mass

The 8:00 pm Mass is a great LMU tradition with inspiring music, a welcoming community and many ministries to celebrate your faith. Immediately following, Campus Ministry will have refreshments in The Cave (the lower level of the chapel).