Week of Welcome

New Student Orientation

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New Student Orientation

Office location

Jacksonville University
2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Office hours

Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Telephone number

(904) 256-7700

Email address

A sign that says 'Welcome Home' outside of North Hall.

Get excited for this eventful first weekend of your career as a JU Dolphin!

Once you are all setup in your new digs, it's off to the Week of Welcome events. We offer a combination of fun and educational activities to help you meet people and get familiar with campus.

Important Dates

  • International Student Orientation: Tuesday, August 20 — Thursday, August 22, 2019
  • Move-In Day: Friday, August 23, 2019
  • Week of Welcome: Monday, August 26 — Friday, August 30, 2019

Schedule of Events

Friday, August 23, 2019

8:30 AM- 5 PM   JAX Outfitters Open  

                                (Frisch Family Welcome Center)

9 AM- 12 PM     Meet the Challenge! (New Student Move-In)     

                                (Williams, Oak, and Botts Hall)

9 AM- 7 PM        Bookstore Open

                                (Kinne Center)

9 AM- 4PM        Questions About Your Class Schedule 

                                (Founder’s Building, Suite 10)

 

 

6 PM- 7 PM        Mandatory Residential Hall Meeting       

                                (Respective Residence Hall)

6 PM                    Commuter Student Meet Up    

                                (Commuter Student Lounge, Davis Student Commons by POD)

19:34 PM            Matriculation      

                                (Science Green)

8 PM- 10 PM      Block Party        

                                (Williams Circle)

Saturday, August 24, 2019

9 AM- 1 PM       Questions About Your Class Schedule

                                (Founder’s Building, Suite 10)

9 AM- 4 PM       Bookstore Open       

                                (Kinne Center)

7 PM                   Daphnique Springs Comedian   

                                (Terry Concert Hall)

Sunday, August 25, 2019

9 AM- 4 PM       Bookstore Open     

                                (Kinne Center)

3 PM                   Game On!             

                                (River House)

Monday, August 26, 2019

8:30 AM- 2 PM  Pop-Up Information Desk        

                                (Outside of the Library)

3 PM- 5 PM       Student Involvement and Inclusion Open House

                                (The Living Room, Davis Student Commons 318)

6 PM                   NPC Info Night  

                                (North Hall Multipurpose Room)

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

8:30 AM- 2 PM  Pop-Up Information Desk    

                                (Outside of the Library)

11 AM- 1 PM      Puppies and SGA   

                                (Hammock Village)

5:30 PM               Jumbo Shrimp Game     

                                (Boats depart from the rowing center)

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

11 AM- 1 PM      Career Carnival   

                                (Career Resource Center, Howard Administration Building)

11 AM- 2 PM      Pop-Up Information Desk     

                                (Outside of the Library)

6 PM                    NPHC 101   

                                (Commons A/B, Davis Student Commons)

6 PM                    NPC Info Night                                   

(North Hall Multipurpose Room)

Thursday, August 29, 2019

11 AM- 2 PM      Pop-Up Information Desk           

                                (Outside of the Library)

6 PM                    Future First  

                                (River House)

Friday, August 30, 2019   

1 PM- 3 PM        Pool Party      

                                (Wurn Pool)