New Student Orientation Schedule

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Thursday, August 9, 2018
Friday, August 10, 2018 Saturday, August 11, 2018 Sunday, August 12, 2018
Monday, August 13, 2018  Tuesday, August 14, 2018  

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

TIME ACTIVITY/EVENT LOCATION
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Check-In & Move-In
(According to the time assigned by the Department of Housing and Residential Education)
Residence Halls
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Photo ID/Yearbook Photo
(Scheduled by Residence Hall)
Sale Hall Annex
Room 003 – Sale Hall Chapel
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. LUNCH Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
3 – 5 p.m. Honors Program Parents’ Reception
(Parents & Faculty Only)
African American Hall of Fame – Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel (2nd Floor)
4:40 – 5:30 p.m. Morehouse Academic Scholarship Recipients Overview
(Academic Scholarship Recipients Only)
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
4:45 – 6:30 p.m. DINNER Chivers /Lane Cafeteria
6:35 – 6:45 p.m. The Class of 2022 - "New Student Assembly
(Students Only)
Brown Street
7 – 8:30 p.m. "Welcome to the House"
(Parents and Students)
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
9:30 – 10:15 p.m. Residence House Meeting Designated Meeting Area
(Please refer to the list located at the end of the printed schedule)*

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

TIME ACTIVITY/EVENT LOCATION
7 – 9 a.m. BREAKFAST Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
9 – 9:45 a.m. NSO Leadership & New Students Session Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
10 – 11 a.m. Opening Assembly
Speaker: President David A. Thomas
Welcomes New Students and Parents
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
11:05 – 11:30 a.m. Morehouse College Academic Scholarship Program
(Recipients Only)
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. LUNCH
(Students Only)
Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. President and First Lady Reception
(Parents Only)
Franklin Forbes Arena
1:15 – 1:45 p.m. 2018 NSO Goal: In the Door … Out in Four Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
2 – 4 p.m. Academic Division and Department Student Engagements
  • Business & Economics Massey Leadership Center
  • Science & Mathematics - Dansby Hall 200
  • Humanities & Social Sciences - Brawley Hall 100




2:45 – 4:30 p.m. The  Morehouse Partnership:
Supporting Your Son in His Four-Year Matriculation
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Academic Department Student Engagements Respective Departments
5 – 6:45 p.m. Transfer Students’ Reception
(Transfer Students and Parents Only)
Frederick Douglass Academic Resource Center
5 – 6:45 p.m. Sons of Morehouse Reception
(Invitation Only)
Shirley A. Massey Executive Conference Center (Bank of America Auditorium)
5 – 6:45 p.m. DINNER Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
5:30 - 6:45 p.m. King Legacy Scholars Program Meet and Greet Reception
(King Legacy Scholars and Parents Only)
African American Hall of Fame - Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel (2nd Floor)
7 – 8:30 p.m. Academic Experiential Learning Programs Presentation Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
9:30 – 10:50 p.m. Residence House Meeting Designated Meeting Area

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

TIME ACTIVITY/EVENT LOCATION
7 – 8:45 a.m. BREAKFAST Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
8:45 a.m. – 9 a.m. New Student Focus Session Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
9 – 11 a.m. Morehouse College Student  Development Program Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
11:05 – 11:30 a.m. Records & Registration Overview
(FEPRA, Veteran’s Benefits)
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. LUNCH Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
1 – 2 p.m. Financing the Morehouse Experience Guidance and Resources Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. “Responsibilities of a Man of Morehouse”
Speaker: Dr. Calvin Mackie ‛90
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Special Programs – Informational Sessions
  • Honors Program (Students & Faculty Only) - African American Hall of Fame, Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel (2nd Floor)
  • Health Sciences & Public Health - Nabrit-Mapp-McBay
  • International Students - Frederick Douglass Academic Resource Center
  • Music Majors/Minors, Glee Club, Ensembles, Orchestra, and Bands - RAYPAC Auditorium
  • Walk-On Athletes - Shirley Massey Executive Conference Center (Bank of America)
5 – 7 p.m. DINNER Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
7 – 7:15 p.m. New Student Assembly Brown Street
7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Parents’ Parting Ceremony
PLEASE NOTE:
The Parents’ Parting Ceremony marks the end of the parents’ orientation program.
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel

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Friday, August 10, 2018

TIME ACTIVITY/EVENT LOCATION
5 – 7 a.m. “For Whom the Bell Tolls” Frederick Douglass Academic
Resource Center
6 – 8 a.m. BREAKFAST Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. LUNCH Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
1:15 – 2 p.m. NSO Leadership & New Student Session Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
2 – 2:55 p.m. Campus Safety and Welfare Presentation Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel 
3 – 4 p.m.
Please refer to the House travel groups at end of this schedule **
Sexual Misconduct Prevention
(Houses 1 & 2)
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
  Student Health Services
(Houses 3 & 4)
Shirley A. Massey Executive
Conference Center Auditorium (BOA)
4 - 5 p.m.  Sexual Misconduct Prevention
(Houses 3 & 4)
Shirley A. Massey Executive 
Conference Center Auditorium (BOA) 
5 – 7 p.m. DINNER Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
7:15 – 7:30 p.m. New Student Focus Session Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
7:30 – 9 p.m. Alumni Interaction Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
9 – 11:30 p.m. Spirit Night Forbes Arena
11:30 p.m. – 12 a.m. Residence House Meeting Designated Meeting Area

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

TIME ACTIVITY/EVENT LOCATION
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. BRUNCH Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
1 – 4 p.m. Healthy Relationships Workshop TBA
5 – 8 p.m. DINNER Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Operation Olive Branch Processional Brown Street
6 – 11:30 p.m. Operation Olive Branch Program Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

TIME ACTIVITY/EVENT LOCATION
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. BRUNCH Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
5 – 8 p.m. DINNER Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
5:30 - 7 p.m. Worship Service – “New Student Sunday” Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel

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Monday, August 13, 2018

TIME ACTIVITY/EVENT LOCATION
7 – 9 a.m. BREAKFAST Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
9 – 10 a.m. Student Conduct Presentation and Information Technology
(Houses 1 & 2)
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
10 – 11 a.m. Student Conduct Presentation and Information Technology
(Houses 3 & 4)
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. LUNCH Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
1 – 2 p.m.
(Please refer to the House travel groups at the end of the schedule)**
SGA, CASA & MMW Presentations
(Houses 1 & 2)
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
NSOL & RHA Presentations
(Houses 3 & 4)
Sale Hall
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
(Please refer to the House travel groups at the end of the schedule)**
SGA, CASA & MMW Presentations
(Houses 3 & 4)
Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
NSOL & RHA Presentations
(Houses 1 & 2)
Sale Hall
3:30 – 5 p.m. Fraternity Life, Maroon Tiger & Torch Yearbook Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
5 – 7 p.m. DINNER Chivers/Lane Cafeteria

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

TIME ACTIVITY/EVENT LOCATION
7 – 9 a.m. BREAKFAST Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
9 – 10 a.m. Student Survey/NSO Week Survey Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
10:15 a.m. – 1:35 p.m.
(Please refer to the House travel groups at the end of the schedule)**
Woodruff Library Tours
(Groups leave from Frederick Douglass Learning Resource Center)
Frederick Douglass Academic Resource Center
  House 1 - 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
House 2 - 11:05 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
House 3 - 11:55 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.
House 4 - 12:45 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.
 
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. LUNCH Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
5 – 7 p.m. DINNER Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
5 – 7 p.m. Morehouse/Spelman Honors Program Mixer
(Honors Students Only)
Spelman College
10 – 11 p.m. Residence House Meeting Designated Meeting Area

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*List of designated meeting areas for Residence House meetings (subject to change)

Brazeal House Sale Hall Chapel
DuBois House & Hubert House Dansby Hall Room 200
Graves House & Commuter Freshmen Nabrit-Mapp-McBay Hall Room 1
Living Learning Center (LLC) House & White House Brawley Room 100
Mays House, Perdue House, Commuter Transfer Merrill Hall Room 111

** Traveling House Groups (subject to change)

House 1 Brazeal House, Perdue House, Commuter Freshmen Students
House 2 Graves House and White House
House 3 Hubert House and LLC House
House 4 DuBois House, Mays House, Perdue House and Commuter Transfer Students