January Orientation Schedule

January orientation will take place January 24-25, 2019. Please note that all schedules are subject to change. Please note that there are separate student and family schedules; where there is no family session listed, the session is the same as the student session. Please note that there are not any family programs scheduled for Friday, January 25, 2019.

Students and families will receive a printed copy of this schedule at January orientation check-in.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Time Student Session/Activity Student Session Location Family Session/Activity Family Session Location
8:00am-12:30pm Get your Miami student ID card Campus Services Center, 129 Campus Avenue Building
Check into your residence hall (if you're living on campus) various
Open a bank account or explore banking options

PNC Bank: Shriver Center

First Miami Student Credit Union: 2011 Armstrong Student Center

Grab lunch on your own Armstrong Student Center
12:30-1:30pm Orientation Check In and Resource Fair Armstrong Student Center - Second & Third Floors
1:30-2:10pm Orientation Welcome and Overview Armstrong Student Center - Fritz Pavilion
2:10-3:00pm Small Group various Building Family Partnerships Armstrong Student Center - Fritz Pavilion
3:00-3:30pm Liberal Education @ Miami Armstrong Student Center - Pavilion
3:30-3:45pm Travel to Academic Divisional Meeting
3:45-4:45pm Academic Divisional Meeting

College of Arts & Science: Armstrong Student Center, Fritz Pavilion

Farmer School of Business: Farmer School of Business, 0019

College of Education, Health, & Society: McGuffey Hall, 322

College of Engineering & Computing: Benton Hall, 102

College of Creative Arts: Kreger Hall, 227

4:45-5:00pm Travel back from Academic Divisional Meetings
5:00-5:25pm One Stop Armstrong Student Center, Wilks Theater

Small Group

(Transfer students will also hear from a panel of current students who transferred to Miami.)


Community Expectations

Housing, Dining, Business & Recreation Services

Armstrong Student Center, Wilks Theater
6:20-6:30pm Closing Session Armstrong Student Center, Wilks Theater
6:30-8:00pm Dinner Uptown (optional)
8:00-10:00 pm  Coffee House Social Kofenya Coffee, 38 W. High Street

Friday, January 25, 2019 (students only)

Time Student Session/Activity Student Session Location
7:45 am Meet SOULs & iPOLs to begin day. Benton Hall, 102
8:00 am-12:00pm Student Rotations: Academic Advising & Course Registration, Community Expectations, Small Group various 
12:0-1:15pm Lunch on your own
1:15-2:15pm King Library & Howe Writing Center Tours (optional) King Library
1:30-3:30pm Recreation Center Tours (optional) Rec Center
3:30-5:00pm One Stop Drop-in Hours One Stop, Campus Avenue Building
5:00-6:30pm Dinner on your own
6:30-8:00pm Coffee House Social w/Live Music Armstrong Student Center, Shade Family Room

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Need some supplies before the semester starts, or just want to explore one of Cincinnati’s most popular shopping destinations? The Kenwood Towne Center features large department stores
(Dillard’s, Macy’s & Nordstrom), popular shops for clothing, shoes, gifts, and entertainment, and fantastic food (including The Cheesecake Factory)!

To sign up (for free!), visit this web page after January 21, 2019 for the Kenwood Towne Center sign up form. The bus will depart from the Shriver Center at 12:00pm, arrive at Kenwood at 1:00pm, and will depart Kenwood at 5:00pm to return to Oxford at 6:00pm.