Opening Events for Academic Year 2019-2020

August 15-26, 2019

Activities in bold pertain to faculty.

August 15-20
Time Event
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. International Undergraduate Student Orientation. Contact International Student & Scholar Services.
MiamiOH.edu/international
Thursday, August 15
Time Event
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Move-in day: First-year, Transfer, and Graduate International Students
Friday, August 16
Time Event
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. International Graduate Student Orientation. Contact International Student & Scholar Services.
MiamiOH.edu/international
Monday, August 19
Time Event
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Move-in day: ACE and Exchange International Students

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

Afternoon

Academic Divisional Events for New Faculty

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Regional Campuses & College of Liberal Arts & Applied Science Opening Day Activities
Johnston Hall – Miami Middletown
Tuesday, August 20
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
Afternoon CAS Chair Retreat
4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. President's Reception for New Faculty and Families
Lewis Place
5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Welcome Picnic for all new international students – campus community is invited
Central Quad

Wednesday, August 21
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
11:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m. August Orientation: First-year and Transfer Students
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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

Afternoon Oxford Departmental Meetings - Half-Day Option #1 (Afternoon)
Thursday, August 22
Time Event
All day Oxford Departmental Meetings - Full Day Option
Morning Oxford Departmental Meetings - Half-Day Option #2 (Morning)
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.

Miami Bound Pre-Semester Programs
Oxford Campus

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

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

Afternoon Drop-In Canvas Learning Management System Assistance (Open to All Faculty)
Location: Laws 318
6:00 p.m. Welcome Weekend and First 50 Days Programs Begin - events continue through Sunday, 10/13. Refer to MiamiOH.edu/first50 for schedule of activities
Friday, August 23
Time Event
All day Welcome Weekend and First 50 Days: MiamiOH.edu/first50
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Divisional Academic Welcome Meetings for New Students
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. First-Year Summer Reading Program Discussions - various locations
Afternoon Oxford Academic Divisional Meetings for Faculty
Saturday, August 24
Time Event
All day Welcome Weekend and First 50 Days: MiamiOH.edu/first50
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
Sunday, August 25
Time Event
All day–begin 9:00 a.m. Move-in Day: Upper-class students continues
11:00 a.m. Welcome Week - various locations
3:00 p.m.

Convocation

Millett Hall

Monday, August 26
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***