7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Bostwick Dining Hall, Elaine Langone Center

9 - 10 a.m.
Engineering College Meeting
Trout Auditorium, Vaughan Literature
Deans Keith Buffinton, Karen Marosi and Margot Vigeant will meet with all Engineering students for an introductory meeting.

9 - 10:15 a.m
College Meeting: Arts and Sciences
Weis Center
Dean George Shields, Associate Dean Lynn Breyfogle and Assistant Director Ivy Kepner-Shaner will meet with all College of Arts & Sciences students for an introductory meeting.

10:30 - noon
Achieving Academic Success at Bucknell: First Meeting of Foundation Seminars
You will meet with your Foundation Seminar instructor for an introduction to academic life and discuss the transition to college-level work. (You will receive your course schedule at this time.)

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Bostwick Dining Hall, Elaine Langone Center
Make sure you have your student ID card with you.

1 - 2 p.m.
Foreign Language Study at Bucknell: A Sound Investment
There are so many reasons to study a foreign language: because you love the sound of the language, you love the art and literature of a particular culture, or you want to work in another country and be a part of the community. You are encouraged to come to one or more of the following sessions to learn about the courses and study abroad opportunities that Bucknell offers.
Arabic - Location TBD
Chinese - Location TBD
Classics, Ancient Greek and Latin - Location TBD
French - Location TBD
German - Location TBD
Hebrew - Location TBD
Italian - Location TBD
Japanese - Location TBD
Russian - Location TBD
Spanish - Location TBD

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Color Games
Intramural Fields
Join in field games and relay races with your classmates, all while covered with various colors of washable paint. (Wear old clothes.)

5:30 - 7 p.m.
Many Nations One Bucknell
Sojka Lawn
(Rain location: Sojka Pavilion, Kenneth G. Langone Athletics and Recreation Center)
Enjoy delicious international food.

7 - 8 p.m.
Community Expectations and Standards
Students will be assigned to a location based on residence hall floor.

8:15 - 9:15 p.m.
Residence Hall Meetings with Resident Adviser and Junior Fellows - Part II
Meet on your hall
This meeting is required for all first-year students.

9:30 p.m. - midnight
Old Bison Street Festival
Walker Street in front of 7th Street House
(Rain location: Sojka Pavilion, Kenneth G. Langone Athletics and Recreation Center)
Experience the atmosphere of a street festival on campus with live music and snacks.

9:30 - 11:30 p.m.
Late Night at the Craft Center - Room Essentials
Craft Center
Come to the Craft Center and discover all the creative resources available to you. Choose from a selection of projects that will help make your residence hall room feel more like a home. Personalize mirrors, frames, door hangers and waste paper cans. All projects are free.

11 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Pancakes and Eggs Late-night Breakfast
Bostwick Dining Hall, Elaine Langone Center
Your OAs are cooking delicious late-night chocolate chip pancakes and hearty omelets for you.

Midnight - 2 a.m.
Midnight Madness at Walmart
Get all of your shopping done at midnight. Buses leave at midnight from the Smith Hall parking lot and in front of the Weis Center.


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