Monday, September 19, 2016

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8am
Twenty Minutes Still

Twenty Minutes Still

Mon Sep 19,
8:00 AM to 8:20 AM

Bond Chapel, adjacent to Swift Hall, 1025-35 East 58th Street

Meditation for twenty minutes in the quiet stillness of Bond Chapel, every weekday of the academic year. Offered by Spiritual Life and led by practitioners who have learned the art of meditation in a variety of spiritual settings. No experience necessary, open to those of all spiritual backgrounds. Still the mind and body, open the heart…

Repeated every weekday.

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09/19/2016 -
8:00am to 8:20am
Bond Chapel, adjacent to Swift Hall, 1025-35 East 58th Street
 
9am
 
 
Required Pre-Registration Group Meeting #1: Registration Overview

Required Pre-Registration Group Meeting #1: Registration Overview

Mon Sep 19,
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Please go to the room designated on your appointment card. If you lose your appointment card, you can reprint it from the Incoming Students pagelet under the Orientation tab at my.uchicago.edu.

Academic Advisers will discuss the advising system, introduce the curriculum, and explain the course registration process (including placement test results). Attendance at this session is required to prepare for registration.

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09/19/2016 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Please go to the room designated on your appointment card. If you lose your appointment card, you can reprint it from the Incoming Students pagelet under the Orientation tab at my.uchicago.edu.
 
11am
 
Campus Life Meeting: RISE Together, Part I

Campus Life Meeting: RISE Together, Part I

Mon Sep 19,
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Please go to the room designated on your appointment card. If you lose your appointment card, you can reprint it from the Incoming Students pagelet under the Orientation tab at my.uchicago.edu.

This meeting will engage students in small group conversations about their individual identities and how, as new members of the University community, students contribute to a healthy, diverse, and inclusive campus atmosphere. Students will also receive valuable campus resources related to civility, diversity, and community standards.

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09/19/2016 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Please go to the room designated on your appointment card. If you lose your appointment card, you can reprint it from the Incoming Students pagelet under the Orientation tab at my.uchicago.edu.
 
1pm
 
Meetings for Students Who Placed Into Upper-Level Mathematics

Meetings for Students Who Placed Into Upper-Level Mathematics

Mon Sep 19,
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107, 1020 East 58th Street

This meeting is a discussion of the options available to all students (not just mathematics majors) who placed into upper-level mathematics courses (Math 15200, Math 15300, Math 15910, Math 16100, Math 19520, Math 19620, Math 20000, and Math 20700) and for students with AP credit for one or more quarters of Calculus. Students who placed ahead or who have AP credit should attend this session with John Boller and Jitka Stehnova, Co-Directors of Undergraduate Studies in Mathematics, as well as representatives from other departments that use mathematics.

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09/19/2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Kent Chemical Laboratory, Room 107, 1020 East 58th Street
 
Muslim Undergraduate Meet & Greet

Muslim Undergraduate Meet & Greet

Mon Sep 19,
1:30 PM to 2:45 PM

Bartlett Hall, 5640 South University Avenue, Trophy Lounge (First Floor)

New Muslim students are encouraged to attend this event, where they can meet current students as well as fellow incoming students.

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09/19/2016 -
1:30pm to 2:45pm
Bartlett Hall, 5640 South University Avenue, Trophy Lounge (First Floor)
 
2pm
 
Institute of Molecular Engineering

Institute of Molecular Engineering

Mon Sep 19,
2:00 PM to 2:45 PM

Stuart Hall, Room 101, 5835 South Greenwood Avenue

The first engineering program in the history of the UChicago is the newest and most ambitious academic endeavor undertaken by the University in the last two decades. A cross-disciplinary academic and research unit, the institute just introduced an innovative undergraduate program aimed at providing students an unprecedented opportunity at the forefront of the engineering education. Join the Director of the Undergraduate Studies at IME, Professor Paul Nealey, for an interactive discussion session about both the new Molecular Engineering major and the minor

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09/19/2016 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Stuart Hall, Room 101, 5835 South Greenwood Avenue
 
3pm
 
Campus Life Meeting: UMatter

Campus Life Meeting: UMatter

Mon Sep 19,
3:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Please go to the room designated on your appointment card. If you lose your appointment card, you can reprint it from the Incoming Students pagelet under the Orientation tab at my.uchicago.edu.

Any form of violence, including gender-based violence, harassment, and discriminatory actions at UChicago is unacceptable and we don’t stand for it. Through this interactive presentation, we will weave the contents of AlcoholEdu and Haven together, and converse about University policy and resources so as to help students discover how the University provides support. Students will also learn their role in creating a socially responsible campus.

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09/19/2016 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm
Please go to the room designated on your appointment card. If you lose your appointment card, you can reprint it from the Incoming Students pagelet under the Orientation tab at my.uchicago.edu.
 
6pm
 
 
House Activities Night

House Activities Night

Mon Sep 19, 6:00 PM

Meeting location will be announced at your House meeting on Saturday night

This night is set aside for outings with your House. You will have a fantastic time bonding with the residents of your House while getting out of your Residence Hall and into the greater Chicago area! Activities range from trips to the Second City comedy club to dinners all across Chicago. Resident Heads will announce details of your House activity during your House Meeting on Saturday, September 17th. Many Houses have a traditional activity that is part of the identity and culture of the House community.

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09/19/2016 - 6:00pm
Meeting location will be announced at your House meeting on Saturday night