Opening Events for Academic Year 2018-2019

August 17-27, 2018

Activities in bold pertain to faculty.

August 17-21
Time Event
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. International Undergraduate Student Orientation. Contact International Student & Scholar Services.
MiamiOH.edu/international
Thursday, August 16
Time Event
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Move-in day: First-year, Transfer, and Graduate International Students
Monday, August 20
Time Event
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Move-in day: ACE and Exchange International Students
Friday, August 17
Time Event
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. International Graduate Student Orientation. Contact International Student & Scholar Services.
MiamiOH.edu/international
Monday, August 20
Time Event
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

International Graduate Student Orientation. Contact International Student & Scholar Services.
MiamiOH.edu/international

9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Oxford New Faculty - Campus Walking Tour and Lunch 
Meet inside Armstrong Student Center by 3D Seal
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Oxford New Faculty - Resource Fair (Optional)
Dolibois B & C, Shriver Center
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Canvas Learning Management System & Universal Design/Accessibility
(New Faculty - Option A)
Dolibois A, Shriver Center

Varies

Academic Divisional Events

  • College of Arts and Science - Chairs and Dean's Workshop: 1-5 p.m. 
  • College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science: 3-5 p.m. (Regionals New Faculty)
  • College of Creative Arts: 1-4 p.m. (Oxford New Faculty)
  • College of Engineering and Computing: 1-4 p.m. (Oxford New Faculty)
  • Farmer School of Business: 1-4 p.m. (Oxford New Faculty)
5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Welcome Picnic for all new international students - Campus community is invited.
Location: Millett Hall
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Regional Campuses & College of Liberal Arts & Applied Science Opening Day Activities
Location: Johnston Hall – Miami Middletown
Tuesday, August 21
Time Event
7:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. All-University New Faculty Workshop
Marcum Conference Center
9:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. Miami Bound Pre-Semester Programs
Oxford Campus
Wednesday, August 22
Time Event
8:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m. Academic Administrators’ Workshop sponsored by Provost’s Office
Location: 180-6 Marcum Conference Center
8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. Miami Bound Pre-Semester Programs
Oxford Campus
9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. New Faculty Library Orientation
King Library
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Canvas Learning Management System & Universal Design/Accessibility
(New Faculty - Option B)
1066 Armstrong Student Center

Afternoon (after 1:00 p.m.)

Departmental Orientation and Retreats

Varies

Academic Divisional Events

  • College of Arts and Science (Oxford New TCPL Faculty) - 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
  • College of Arts and Science (Oxford New Tenure Track Faculty) - 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. August Orientation: First-year and Transfer Students
Thursday, August 23
Time Event
All day–begin 9:00 a.m. Move-in Day: First-year domestic students
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Drop-In Canvas Learning Management System Assistance (Open to All Faculty)
Location: Laws 318

8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

MADE@Miami

Oxford Campus

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. August Orientation: First-year and Transfer Students
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Academic Divisional Event

  • College of Education, Health, and Society (Oxford New Faculty)
6:00 p.m. Welcome Weekend and First 50 Days Programs Begin - events continue through Sunday, 10/14.  Refer to MiamiOH.edu/first50 for schedule of activities
Friday, August 24
Time Event
9:00–10:00 a.m. Convocation at The Freedom Summer Memorial
Western Campus
10:15–11:15 a.m. First-Year Summer Reading Program Discussions - various locations
11:25 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Divisional Welcome Sessions for New Students
All day–begin 11:00 a.m. Welcome Weekend and First 50 Days: MiamiOH.edu/first50
Afternoon Faculty/Staff divisional meetings
Saturday, August 25
Time Event
All day–begin 9:00 a.m. Move-in Day: Upper-class students
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Graduate Students of Color Retreat and Orientation
Location: 212 MacMillan Hall
All day–begin 11:00 a.m. Welcome Weekend and First 50 Days: MiamiOH.edu/first50
Sunday, August 26
Time Event
All day–begin 9:00 a.m. MOVE-IN DAY FOR UPPER-CLASS STUDENTS continues
11:00 a.m. Welcome Week - various locations
Monday, August 27
Time Event
8:30 a.m. First-Semester CLASSES BEGIN
All day–begin 6:00 a.m. Welcome Week - various locations

***Dates and times are subject to change***