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Fall New Student Days

New student days are a great opportunity for you to meet, mingle, and get to know the Grand View community before classes begin. You'll get together with students in your core seminar and with faculty. And as you attend events, you'll be eligible for lots of fun prizes!  New Student Days happens in August, the weekend before classes start. 

Click HERE to see a PDF schedule of events for New Student Days.

Check out the View Crew HERE. These amazing student leaders are here to help you in your college process.

For more information:
Heidi Pries
Director of Student Involvement and New Student Programs
515-263-2843 or
800-444-6083 ext. 2843
hpries@grandview.edu
 

New Students Days Schedule
Please click HERE for a downloadable pdf schedule.
Friday, August 26
 
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Residence Hall Move-In
Check in at the Student Center Lobby

What to do after you have moved into your room:
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Bookstore: Purchase your books. Student Center
Last Minute Business: Check with the Career Center about work study; visit Financial Aid, the Business Office and Academic Advising regarding questions you may have.
Student Center and Humphrey Center

10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Meet and Greet: Grand View Music Department
Student Center Lobby

11:00 a.m. – Noon Check-In for Commuter Students
Student Center Lobby

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch
Student Center, Dining Hall. Bring your student ID, family and friends eat free!

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. * All New Students Meet to Line Up for New Student Convocation
Wellness Center Second Floor

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. * New Student Convocation
(All Students & Families) Wellness Center Sisam Arena

1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Ice Cream Break and Family Farewell
(All Students & Families) Student Center Lobby

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. * Meet the Student Life Staff
(All Students) Student Center, Viking Theatre

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. * Campus Security
(All Students) Student Center, Viking Theatre

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Residential Life and Commuter Life Sessions
(All Students) Student Center, Viking Theatre

3:15 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. * Traditions: Past, Present, Future
(All Students) Student Center, Viking Theatre

3:35 p.m. – 3:55 p.m. * Break with your View Crew Buddy
(All Students) Student Center Viking Theatre

4:00 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. * Meet the View Crew
(All Students) Student Center Viking Theatre

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Choir Auditions (All Students)

6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Dinner & Grill out at Gray's Lake
(All Students) Gray's Lake
Buses will load outside the Wellness Center. Buses will leave campus at 5:45, 6:20 and 7:00 pm and return at 7:20, 8:00 and 9:00 pm
 

Saturday, August 28

9:00 a.m – 9:30 a.m. Meet with your View Crew Buddy
(All Students) Student Center Lobby

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. * College: The Ultimate Power Trip
(All Students) Student Center Viking Theatre

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. * Information Sessions (All Students)
Get to Know Your New Community, Student Center, Speed Lyceum, 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
What it Means to be a Viking, Student Center Viking Theatre, 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Brunch
(All Students) Student Center Dining Hall

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Meet with View Crew Buddy
(All Students)

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. GV Unplugged
(All Students) Student Center, Viking Theatre

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Haven Training
(All Students) Student Center, Room 150

3:30 – 6:00 p.m. Free Time

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Choir Auditions (All Students)

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 pm Block Party
(All Students) Green Space between residence halls

Sunday, August 29

9:00 a.m. Brunch
(All Students) Luther Memorial Church

10:00 a.m. Campus Worship Service
(All Students) Luther Memorial Church

11:30a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
(All Students) Knudsen Hall

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. * Meet with View Crew Buddy
(All Students) Meet in assigned location.

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Find Your Classes: Campus Tour with View Crew
(All Students) Meet in assigned loccation.

2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Free Time

3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Choir Auditions (All Students)
 
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Dinner
(Residential Students) Student Center Dining Hall

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Residential Floor Meetings
(Residential Students) Your residence hall floor lounge

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Lip Sync Battle
(Residential Students) Green space between residence halls

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Outdoor Movie: Pitch Perfect 2
(All Students) Green space between residence halls

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