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Welcome Days

Saturday, Aug. 17 - Sunday, Aug. 25 

  • Glow in the Dark Night
  • A Shot of Reality
  • An Improv Comedy Show
  • Fall Fest Picnic featuring Omaha Street Percussionists
  • Pep Rally
  • Community Resource Fair - grab FREE stuff!

Welcome Days Schedule 

Saturday, August 17th 

Event

Location

10 a.m.  – 1 p.m.

Move-In

Residence Halls

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Welcome Days Check-In

Hixson-Lied Commons

11 a.m. –  3 p.m.

Financial Aid Questions

Express Center

11 a.m. –  3 p.m.

Bookstore

Bookstore

5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Blessing of New Students

Our Lady of Mercy Chapel

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

Welcome Dinner

Dining Hall

6:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Student/Parent Appreciation

Plaza (HLC)

6:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Welcome Days Fun & Games

HLC & Plaza

7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

New Student Res. Hall Meeting

Gross Auditorium

8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

Improv Show

Gross Auditorium

Sunday, August 18th 

 

 

6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Dining Hall

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Playtivities / Kite Flying

Center of Campus

10:30 a.m.

Optional Mass at St. John Paul ll Newman Center

St. John Paul ll Newman Center

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lunch

Dining Hall

12:30 p.m. -2 p.m.

 Service

Key Stone Trail (Keep Omaha Beautiful)

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Creature Creation

Warde Conf.

2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Free Smoothies

Warde Conf.

4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Classroom Tours

HLC

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Returning Students Move-In

Lozier/Madonna Hall

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Dinner

Dining Hall

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Water Olympics (tentative)

Outside & Pool (LFC rain site)

8:00 p.m.

Optional Mass at St. John Paul ll Newman Center

St. John Paul ll Newman Center

Monday, August 19th 

 

 

6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Dining Hall

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

CANVAS Training

Warde Conference

9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Academic Advising Session (Meet Your Advisor)

Dining Hall

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lunch

Dining Hall

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Campus/Community Resource Fair

Plaza / Warde

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.      

Free Sno Cones   

Plaza

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Meet the NEW Counselor 

Gross Auditorium

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Dinner

Dining Hall

7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Casino Night

Warde Conference

Tuesday, August 20th 

 

 

6:30am – 9:30am

Breakfast

Dining Hall

9am – 10am

Title IX and Safety & Security

Gross Auditorium

10am – 11am

All Athlete Meeting

Lied Fitness Center

11am – 12pm

Pep Rally

Lied Fitness Center

11am - 1pm

Lunch

Dining Hall

1pm – 2pm

Financial Literacy & Career Services

Warde Conf.

2pm – 2:30pm

Academic Integrity

Warde Conf.

3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Pre-Nursing Orientation

Warde Conf.

5pm – 6:30pm

Dinner

Dining Hall

6:15 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Lozier Hall Meeting

Gross Auditorium

7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

A Shot of Reality

Gross Auditorium

Wednesday, August 21st 

 

 

6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Dining Hall

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lunch

Dining Hall

4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Day’s Picnic

CSM Plaza/Dining Hall

Thursday, August 22nd 

 

 

6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Dining Hall

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lunch

Dining Hall

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Campus Ministry: Table Grace

Plaza

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Dinner

Dining Hall

8:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Glow in the Dark Night

Outside (Warde rain site)

Friday, August 23rd 

 

 

6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Dining Hall

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lunch

Dining Hall

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Dinner

Dining Hall

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Drive-in Movie

Middle of Campus

Saturday, August 24th 

 

 

6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Dining Hall

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Multicultural Breakfast & Orientation

Warde Conference Room

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lunch

Dining Hall

1 p.m.

Aksarben Movie Matinee

Aksarben Cinema

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Dinner

Dining Hall

Sunday, August 25th 

 

 

6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Dining Hall

10:30 a.m.

Optional Mass at St. John Paul ll Newman Center

St. John Paul ll Newman Center

10:30 a.m.

Aksarben Farmer’s Market / Car Show

Aksarben Farmer’s Market

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lunch

Dining Hall

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Dinner

Dinning Hall