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Student Schedule

*This is an overview of what to expect during Orientation week! This schedule is tentative and subject to minor changes that could be made throughout the summer. A complete schedule with descriptions will be provided on move-in day when you pick up your nametag/lanyard.

Tuesday August 21, 2018 (Move-In)

8:00 am - 5:00 pm:  Move-In *see the schedule for this day under "Move-In" tab*
8:00 - 11:00 pm: Orientation Kick Off Party - Assumption Commons (between St. Ann's and Assumption Hall)

Wednesday August 22, 2018

7:00 am - 9:00 am: Breakfast
9:00 am - 12:00 pm:  Language Placement Exams (if you are a Liberal Arts or Education student, or if you plan on taking a foreign language at Duquesne)
9:00 am - 1:00 pm: Free Time
10:00 am - 11:00 am: Sunrise Yoga
10:00 am - 12:00 pm: General Info Fair
11:00 am - 1:30 pm: Lunch
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm: RA / CA meeting
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm:  Matriculation Ceremony - A.J. Palumbo Center (ask your RA for more info)
4:45 pm - 7:00 pm:  First Team Leader Meeting/Dinner - MANDATORY
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Guest Appearance by Iceburgh
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm:  Graffiti Dance - Union Ballroom
11:00 pm - 1:00 am: Night Event -- Glow Sports  / Game Night  / Live-Action Clue

Thursday, August 23, 2018

7:00 am - 9:00 am: Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:00 am: RA/CA Meetings
8:45 am - 9:15 am:  Meet in the Union Ballroom
9:15 am - 11:00 am: Presentations from Adam Wasilko (Director of Freshman Development), Dr. Frizzell (VP of Student Life), and Dr. David Dausey (VP of Academic Affairs) - MANDATORY
11:00 am - 1:00 pm:  Meet Your Deans and Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm: Burgh Buck Counting / Scavenger Hunt
1:45 pm - 2:40 pm:  Team Leader Meeting #2
2:50 pm - 3:30 pm: Title IX Presentation - MANDATORY
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Grill & Chill with Duquesne Athletics
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Mini Student Expo - A-Walk
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Dinner
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Talent Show Auditions
6:15 pm - 7:00 pm: Burgh Buck Counting / Scavenger Hunt
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm:  Comedian Buzz Sutherland and Mentalist Craig Karges
11:00 pm - 1:00 am:  Night Event -- Salsa Dancing  /  Culture Night 

Friday, August 24, 2018

7:00 am - 9:00 am: Breakfast
9:30 am - 10:00 am: RA/CA Meetings
10:00 am - 10:30 am: Meet in the Ballroom
10:30 am - 11:00 am:  Presentation from Public Safety/DU Cares - Union Ballroom - MANDATORY
11:00 am - 12:00 pm: First Lecture Series
11:00 am - 1:45 pm: Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Burgh Buck Counting / Scavenger Hunt
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Power Center Block Party
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Biomedical Engineering Information Session
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: DU Majors Panels
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Pet Therapy Session
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm:  Honors College Meeting
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Academic Libraries 101
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: Spiritan Campus Ministry Session
3:45 pm - 6:30 pm:  Team Leader Meeting #3 (Tour of Pittsburgh)
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Dinner
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Student Talent Show
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm:  Dueling Pianos
11:00 pm - 1:00 am:  Night Event -- Paint Monkey / Haunted Tour of Duquesne / Trivia Night / Make Your Own Coffee Mug

Saturday, August 25, 2018

9:00 am - 12:00 pm:  Service Opportunity in South Side - Meet in Union Ballroom @ 8:30 am
10:30 am - 1:30 pm: Brunch
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm:  Final Team Leader Meeting
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Classroom/Campus Tour
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Burgh Buck Counting
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Dinner
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm:  Marriott Dance - Downtown Marriott Hotel
11:00 pm - 1:00 am:  Night Event -- Coffee Power Hour / Zumba Session

Sunday, August 26, 2018

10:30 am - 1:30pm: Brunch
11:00 am - 12:00 pm:  Mass of the Holy Spirit - A.J. Palumbo Center
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm:  Lunch on A-Walk
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm:  Burgh Buck Counting
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm:  Burgh Buck Auction - Union Ballroom
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Dinner
8:00 pm: RA Meeting
9:00 - 11:00 pm: Back to School Party

 

*Be sure to check this schedule throughout the summer for updates!