Saturday, September 17, 2016

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Resident Masters' Welcome Receptions

Resident Masters' Welcome Receptions

Sat Sep 17, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Various

Your Resident Masters would like to welcome you and your family to the University of Chicago and College Housing. Please take a break from moving in and introduce yourself to the live-in faculty who offer a multitude of programs and events within the Residence Hall and throughout the city of Chicago. 

See below for times and locations for the Resident Masters' Reception at your Residence Hall.

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09/17/2016 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Various
 
Residence Hall Check-In

Residence Hall Check-In

Sat Sep 17, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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09/17/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
 
10am
Bed Bath and Beyond Tent Sale

Bed Bath and Beyond Tent Sale

Sat Sep 17, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Outside the Bookstore Building, 970 East 58th Street

Make your room your own! Come shop on move-in day! College experts are available to help you outfit your room, provide small space solutions, and help you find any last minute essentials.

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09/17/2016 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Outside the Bookstore Building, 970 East 58th Street
 
Bus Service

Bus Service

Sat Sep 17, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Free shuttle buses will run between some of the Residence Halls and central campus (mirroring the Central Routes). Check the front desk of your Hall or the information desk on the first floor of the Reynolds Club for schedules. 

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09/17/2016 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
 
Lunch

Lunch

Sat Sep 17, 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Baker Dining Commons: Campus North Bartlett Dining Commons: Max Palevsky, Snell-Hitchcock, and Stony Island Cathey Dining Commons: Burton-Judson, Granville-Grossman, and International House

Students and family members are invited to enjoy lunch at their assigned dining commons. Students will access the dining commons with their UChicago Card. Family members will need the wristbands they received at check-in earlier in the day (additional guests may pay the lunch cash rate of $11.15 plus tax at the door).

The following wristband colors are for Saturday lunch only:
Baker Dining Commons = Red
Bartlett Dining Commons = Yellow
Cathey Dining Commons = Orange

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09/17/2016 - 10:30am to 2:00pm
Baker Dining Commons: Campus North , Bartlett Dining Commons: Max Palevsky, Snell-Hitchcock, and Stony Island , Cathey Dining Commons: Burton-Judson, Granville-Grossman, and International House
 
12pm
Shabbat Lunch

Shabbat Lunch

Sat Sep 17, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Rohr Chabad Center, 5700 South Woodlawn Avenue

Enjoy a delicious Shabbat buffet lunch as you get settled on campus. Meet new friends and find your home away from home.

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09/17/2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Rohr Chabad Center, 5700 South Woodlawn Avenue
 
1pm
Office of the Bursar Drop-In Hours

Office of the Bursar Drop-In Hours

Sat Sep 17, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Bookstore Building, Suite 303, 970 East 58th Street

The Bursar’s Office staff will answer questions concerning tuition charges, billing dates and payment options. If you have questions on how to sign up for electronic billing (E-Bill) or wish to make an electronic payment, please visit bursar.uchicago.edu/electronic-billing. To make a payment in person, please visit Maroon Financial Credit Union, which will also have drop-in hours.

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09/17/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Bookstore Building, Suite 303, 970 East 58th Street
 
 
Opening Day

Opening Day

Sat Sep 17, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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09/17/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
 
 
Orientation Check-In

Orientation Check-In

Sat Sep 17, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Reynolds Club, 5706 South University Avenue

After moving into your Residence Hall, check in and pick up your Orientation materials, including your individualized appointment cards and class giveaways in the Reynolds Club. 

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09/17/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Reynolds Club, 5706 South University Avenue
 
Maroon Financial Credit Union Drop-In Hours

Maroon Financial Credit Union Drop-In Hours

Sat Sep 17, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Maroon Financial Credit Union, Suite C, 5525 South Ellis Avenue

Students will be able to open accounts during this time and will also have the ability to pay their tuition.

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09/17/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Maroon Financial Credit Union, Suite C, 5525 South Ellis Avenue
 
Financial Aid Office Drop-In Hours

Financial Aid Office Drop-In Hours

Sat Sep 17, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Walker Museum, Room 309, 1115 East 58th Street

The Office of College Aid staff will meet individually with students and parents. Visitors will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. 

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09/17/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Walker Museum, Room 309, 1115 East 58th Street
 
Blackstone Bicycle Works Bike Sale

Blackstone Bicycle Works Bike Sale

Sat Sep 17, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

In front of the Regenstein Library, 1100 East 57th Street

Looking for a refurbished bike, helmet, lock, or other accessories? Check out this sale by Blackstone Bicycle Works, a Hyde Park bicycle store and program of the Experimental Station, a not-for-profit incubator of cultural, educational, and environmental projects. If you miss the sale, be sure to visit the store on 61st Street and Blackstone Avenue. Rewarding volunteer opportunities are available throughout the year. For more information, visit experimentalstation.org/blackstone.

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09/17/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
In front of the Regenstein Library, 1100 East 57th Street
 
Student Disability Services Drop-In Hours

Student Disability Services Drop-In Hours

Sat Sep 17, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

5501 South Ellis Avenue

Students seeking information on disability accommodations may meet with a representative from Student Disability Services. If students are unable to drop in on this day, they may arrange an appointment later in the week by contacting the Associate Director of Student Disability Services at 773.702.6000 or disabilities@uchicago.edu.

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09/17/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
5501 South Ellis Avenue
 
Varsity Football Game vs. Millsaps College

Varsity Football Game vs. Millsaps College

Sat Sep 17, 1:00 PM

Stagg Field Grass (Behind the Ratner Athletics Center, 5530 South Ellis Avenue)

The Maroon football team kicks off its conference schedule in the Southern Athletic Association against Millsaps College in the 2016 home opener. Head Coach Chris Wilkerson looks to guide UChicago to its fourth-straight winning season with an experienced offense that put up record-setting numbers through the air and on the ground last year. The Maroons also look to maintain its winning ways at home, having won 12 of its past 14 at Stagg Field.

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09/17/2016 - 1:00pm
Stagg Field Grass (Behind the Ratner Athletics Center, 5530 South Ellis Avenue)
 
 
Family Resources Fair

Family Resources Fair

Sat Sep 17, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Bartlett Quad, 57th Street between Bartlett Dining Commons and the Regenstein Library, 1100 East 57th Street Rain Location: Bartlett Dining Commons, 5640 South University Avenue and Regenstein Library, A-Level, 1100 East 57th Street

Representatives from campus support services will meet with you and your family, distribute information, and answer questions about the many services available to you throughout the year.

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09/17/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Bartlett Quad, 57th Street between Bartlett Dining Commons and the Regenstein Library, 1100 East 57th Street , Rain Location: Bartlett Dining Commons, 5640 South University Avenue and Regenstein Library, A-Level, 1100 East 57th Street
 
Student Health Service Open House

Student Health Service Open House

Sat Sep 17, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Goldblatt Pavilion Entrance, Suite R-100, 860 East 59th Street

Student Health Service will host an open house for parents and students interested in touring the clinic and obtaining more information about services. The clinic will not be open for appointments during this time.

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09/17/2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Goldblatt Pavilion Entrance, Suite R-100, 860 East 59th Street
 
2pm
 
Mansueto Library Tours

Mansueto Library Tours

Sat Sep 17, 2:00 PM to 4:15 PM

Enter through the Regenstein Library, 1100 East 57th Street

Tour the Mansueto Library to see the striking glass enclosed reading room and learn about the underground book storage facility. Repeated every 15 minutes.

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09/17/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:15pm
Enter through the Regenstein Library, 1100 East 57th Street
 
Student Counseling Service Open House

Student Counseling Service Open House

Sat Sep 17, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Alumni House, 5555 South Woodlawn Avenue

Student Counseling Service will host an open house for parents and students interested in touring the clinic and obtaining more information about services. The clinic will not be open for appointments during this time. 

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09/17/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Alumni House, 5555 South Woodlawn Avenue
 
Special Collections Exhibit: Alma Lach's Kitchen

Special Collections Exhibit: Alma Lach's Kitchen

Sat Sep 17, 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Regenstein Library, Special Collections Research Center, Exhibition Gallery, 1100 East 57th Street

On the pathway to Mansueto Library, visit the Special Collections Research Center’s exhibition gallery to view the exhibit Alma Lach’s Kitchen: Transforming Taste. Explore Alma Lach’s wideranging culinary career and view selections from her fascinating collection of cookbooks. Talk with staff about the exhibit and the Library’s rare books, manuscripts, and archives collections.

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09/17/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Regenstein Library, Special Collections Research Center, Exhibition Gallery, 1100 East 57th Street
 
3pm
Library Reception for New Students and Families

Library Reception for New Students and Families

Sat Sep 17, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Regenstein Library, Room 122, 1100 East 57th Street

New students and their families are invited to a “Welcome to the Library Reception” hosted by Brenda Johnson, Director and University Librarian. Learn about the Library’s resources and services. Commemorate your first day on campus by taking a family photo with the famous Joe and Rika Mansueto Library “robots” in the photo booth in the reception space. 

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09/17/2016 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Regenstein Library, Room 122, 1100 East 57th Street
 
OMSA Reception for New Students and Families

OMSA Reception for New Students and Families

Sat Sep 17, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Center for Identity + Inclusion, 5710 South Woodlawn Avenue

New students and their families are invited to join the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) for a welcome reception with returning students, faculty, and staff. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about OMSA’s resources and various support services from across the University for students of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.

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09/17/2016 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Center for Identity + Inclusion, 5710 South Woodlawn Avenue
 
6pm
 
Class Cookout

Class Cookout

Sat Sep 17, 6:00 PM

Reynolds Club, Hutchinson Courtyard, 5706 South University Avenue

Meet your fellow classmates—all 1600+ of you! Students should look for signs/information in their Houses about where to meet for the cookout. Some will meet in their House Lounges first, others will meet at the cookout.

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09/17/2016 - 6:00pm
Reynolds Club, Hutchinson Courtyard, 5706 South University Avenue
 
8pm
 
House Meetings

House Meetings

Sat Sep 17, 8:00 PM

Various

Following the Class Cookout, new students and residence staff will return to their Houses for House Meetings. Students should look for signs/information in their Houses about meeting locations and times. 

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09/17/2016 - 8:00pm
Various