Opening Events for Academic Year 2020-2021

August 10-17, 2020

Activities in bold pertain to faculty.

Monday, August 10
Time Event
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Regional Campuses & College of Liberal Arts & Applied Science Opening Day Activities
1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Academic Divisional Events for New Faculty (as needed)
Tuesday, August 11
Time Event
7:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. All-University New Faculty Workshop
Afternoon CAS Chair Retreat
Wednesday, August 12
Time Event
8:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m. Academic Administrators’ Workshop sponsored by Provost’s Office
8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. Miami Bound Pre-Semester Programs
Virtual
9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. New Faculty Library Orientation
King Library
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Drop-In Canvas Learning Management System Assistance (Open to All Faculty)
Virtual

Afternoon Oxford Departmental Meetings - Half-Day Option #1 (Afternoon)
Thursday, August 13
Time Event
All day Oxford Departmental Meetings - Full Day Option
Morning Oxford Departmental Meetings - Half-Day Option #2 (Morning)
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Drop-In Canvas Learning Management System Assistance (Open to All Faculty)
Virtual

8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Miami Bound Pre-Semester Programs
Virtual

Afternoon

Oxford Departmental Meetings - Half-Day Option #3 (Afternoon)

1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Drop-In Canvas Learning Management System Assistance (Open to All Faculty)
Virtual

Friday, August 14
Time Event
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Academic College Welcomes for new students (most colleges)
Virtual
Afternoon Oxford Academic Divisional Meetings for Faculty
Times Vary Welcome Weekend for new students
Virtual
Saturday, August 15
Time Event
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Graduate Students of Color Retreat and Orientation
Virtual
Times Vary Welcome Weekend for new students
Virtual
Sunday, August 16
Time Event
Times Vary Welcome Weekend for new students
Virtual
Monday, August 17
Time Event
8:30 a.m. First-Semester CLASSES BEGIN
Times Vary First 50 Days programs for new students (through October 4)

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