Tuesday, August 24, 2010

7:30 AM-11:00 AM              

Cafeteria open for breakfast                      

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is open for breakfast.  Parents and students who wish to join us may pay at the door.

8:00 AM-2:00 PM    

Student Move-in                               

Main Campus

First-year students move into the residence halls. Check the Move-in Guide and visit www.temple.edu/housing for more information. 

10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Legacy Parents Welcome Reception

Alumni Center, Sullivan Hall, First Floor
Children of alumni parents and their families are invited to stop by during move-in days to pick up free giveaways and enjoy light refreshments at the Alumni Center on Berks Mall.

11:00 AM                              

Campus Tours                                              

Welcome Center

Haven’t seen the campus yet? The Welcome Center is the first stop for our new students and parents. The facility includes a reception area and a 100-seat auditorium. Come by for a campus tour.

11:00 AM-4:30 PM              

Cafeteria open for lunch (Meal Plans Begin)                    

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is open for lunch.  Swipe your OWLcard to use your meal plan. Parents and students without a meal plan who wish to join us for lunch may pay at the door.

11:00 AM-8:00 PM

IBC Open Hours

15th & Cecil B. Moore

OWLcard required! The Independence Blue Cross Student Recreation Center provides students, employees and alumni of the University with a variety of recreational opportunities.  Take this opportunity to check it out www.temple.edu/campusrec

noon-7:00 PM                       

Pavilion Open Hours                        

1901 N. 15th Street

OWLcard required! The Student Pavilion is 32,000-square feet of space divided by three mechanical curtains that section off four indoor multipurpose courts. The curtains can be raised to allow for full-area sports like basketball, volleyball and badminton, or a golf driving range.  www.temple.edu/campusrec

1:00 PM-5:00 PM                 

Temple Fest                                      

Liacouras Walk and Berks Mall (rain location: Great Court, Mitten Hall)

After you have moved in, join us for this outdoor festival.  It’s a perfect mix of business and fun. You may get all the information you need about student organizations, area vendors and campus departments, such as Student Financial Services, Diamond Dollars, parking, meal plans, and PNC Bank.  Enjoy music, giveaways and games as you get your first taste of Temple!

1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Parents’ Tent

Founders Garden

Parents, need a break from move-in? Join us under the tent for FREE food, relaxation and opportunities to meet other parents.  Mix and mingle with athletic coaches, faculty members and student services staff. Get a FREE massage and listen to music.  This relaxing space is designed specifically for parents.

2:00 PM

Mom! Dad! Help, I Have to Write a Research Paper!

Paley Library, Room 130, Mezzanine

College-level research writing assignments can present a real challenge to freshmen. The experts at Temple University Libraries are here to help you succeed. Come to this session and learn about the resources and services provided by the Libraries.

2:30 PM-4:00 PM                 

Separation and the Empty Nest      

1810 Liacouras Walk, President’s Suite

Meet with the Counseling Center director to discuss the transitions for parents and families when children leave home to attend college. We welcome you to ask questions and add information based on personal experiences.

3:00 PM                                 

Campus Tours                                              

Welcome Center

Haven’t seen the campus yet? The Welcome Center is the first stop for our new students and parents. The facility includes a reception area and a 100-seat auditorium. Come by for a campus tour.

4:30 PM-8:00 PM                 

Dinner                                   

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is open for dinner. Swipe your OWLcard to use your meal plan, or pay cash in the absence of a plan.

6:00 PM-8:00 PM                 

MANDATORY Floor Meetings                             

All residence halls

Students moving in today are required to attend floor meetings in their residence halls with their respective resident advisors and floor mates.

8:00 PM-11:00 PM               

Choose Your Own Adventure        

Howard Gittis Student Center

Head over to the Howard Gittis Student Center for a night of fun!  Student organizations have taken over each room of the Student Center to host exciting activities for you to enjoy with fellow Owls.  There will be food, giveaways and opportunities to meet new people.

10:00 PM

Late Night Viewing of Prince of Persia

Student Center Cinema, Lower Level, Student Center South 


Wednesday, August 25, 2010

7:30 AM-11:00 AM              

Cafeteria open for breakfast          

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is serving breakfast. Parents and students without meal plans who wish to join us for breakfast may pay at the door.

8:00 AM-2:00 PM                

Student Move-in                                           

Main Campus

First-year students move into the residence halls. Check the Move-in Guide and visit www.temple.edu/housing for more information. 

10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Legacy Parents Welcome Reception

Alumni Center, Sullivan Hall, First Floor
Children of alumni parents and their families are invited to stop by during move-in days to pick up free giveaways and enjoy light refreshments at the Alumni Center on Berks Mall.

10:00 AM

Mom! Dad! Help, I Have to Write a Research Paper!

Paley Library, Room 130, Mezzanine

College-level research writing assignments can present a real challenge to freshmen. The experts at Temple University Libraries are here to help you succeed. Come to this session and learn about the resources and services provided by the Libraries.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Tyler School of Art Parent Information Session

Tyler Building, B004 

Associate Dean Brigitte Knowles, Chair of Foundations Gerard Brown, and other Tyler faculty are available to answer questions and discuss concerns of parents. 

11:00 AM-4:30 PM              

Cafeteria open for lunch                 

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is open for lunch. Parents and students without a meal plan who wish to join us for lunch may pay at the door.

 

11:00 AM-8:00 PM

IBC Open Hours

15th & Cecil B. Moore

OWLcard required! The Independence Blue Cross Student Recreation Center provides students, employees and alumni of the University with a variety of recreational opportunities.  Take this opportunity to check it out www.temple.edu/campusrec

11:00 AM                              

Campus Tours                                  

Welcome Center

Haven’t seen the campus yet? The Welcome Center is the first stop for our new students and parents. The facility includes a reception area and a 100-seat auditorium. Come by for a campus tour.

1:00 PM-5:00 PM                 

Temple Fest                                      

Liacouras Walk and Berks Mall (rain location: Great Court, Mitten Hall)

After you have moved in, join us for this outdoor festival.  It’s a perfect mix of business and fun. You may get all the information you need about student organizations, area vendors and campus departments, such as Student Financial Services, Diamond Dollars, parking, meal plans, and PNC Bank. Enjoy music, food, giveaways and games as you get your first taste of Temple!

1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Parents’ Tent

Founders Garden

Parents, need a break from move-in? Join us under the tent for FREE food, relaxation and opportunities to meet other parents. Mix and mingle with athletic coaches, faculty members and student services staff. Get a FREE massage and listen to music.  This relaxing space is designed specifically for parents.

2:30 PM-4:00 PM                 

Separation and the Empty Nest      

1810 Liacouras Walk, President’s Suite

Meet with the Counseling Center director to discuss the transitions for parents and families when children leave home to attend college. We welcome you to ask questions and add information based on personal experiences.

 

2:00 PM

Band Exhibition

Geasey Field

Temple University Band invites parents to see their students play in an exhibition.  Come see what we have been working on this week.

3:00 PM-7:00 PM                 

Pavilion open hours                                     

1901 N. 15th Street

OWLcard required! Take advantage of the Student Pavilion for basketball, volleyball, badminton or table tennis.  www.temple.edu/campusrec

3:00 PM                                 

Campus Tours                                  

Welcome Center

Haven’t seen the campus yet? The Welcome Center is the first stop for our new students and parents. The facility includes a reception area and a 100-seat auditorium. Come by for a campus tour.

4:30 PM-8:00 PM                 

Dinner                                   

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is open for dinner. Swipe your OWLcard to use your meal plan, or pay cash in the absence of a plan.

6:00 PM-8:00 PM                 

MANDATORY Floor Meetings                             

All residence halls

Students moving in today are required to attend floor meetings in their residence halls with their respective resident advisors and floor mates.

9:00 PM

Temple Class of 2014 Guinness Record Breaking

Student Pavilion

Join your fellow classmates and make history!  You heard about this event all summer at Orientation and now it’s here.  See which record received the most votes throughout the summer, and go down in the record books by attending this event.

 

Thursday, August 26, 2010

7:30 AM-11:00 AM              

Cafeteria open for breakfast          

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is serving breakfast. Swipe your OWLcard to use your meal plan, or pay cash in the absence of a plan.

 

9:30 AM-10:30 AM              

MANDATORY College Meetings                          

All schools and colleges

New students are REQUIRED to attend their respective college meetings. Meet the dean and administration of your college. Check the Welcome Week website for final meeting locations.

School/College                                                            Meeting Location

Boyer College of Music and Dance                            Rock Hall Auditorium

College of Engineering                                               Engineering Building, Room 126

Division of University Studies                                   Tomlinson 109

College of Liberal Arts                                               Anderson 17 and Anderson 14

College of Education                                                  Walk Auditorium, Ritter Hall

School of Communications & Theater                        Mitten Hall, Great Court

School of Business and Management                         Student Center, Room 200

School of Tourism & Hospitality Management          Alter Hall, T34

Tyler School of Art                                                     Atrium New Tyler Building

College of Science & Technology                              Beury Hall 160, 164, 166

                                   

College of Health Professions            and Social Work         Kiva Auditorium, Ritter Annex                                                                                 

*All college meetings are held from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, unless otherwise noted.

11:00 AM-12:15 PM            

Convocation                                      

Liacouras Center

Convocation is a special ceremony symbolizing the beginning of your academic journey. Hear important messages from university faculty, administrators and the student body president. Convocation is REQUIRED for all new students.

12:30 PM-2:00 PM               

BBQ Lunch              

Anderson Hall Mezzanine

Students, after Convocation, join us at Anderson Hall Mezzanine for a back-to-school barbecue lunch.

 

noon-8:00 PM

IBC Open Hours

15th & Cecil B. Moore

OWLcard required! The Independence Blue Cross Student Recreation Center provides students, employees and alumni of the University with a variety of recreational opportunities.  Take this opportunity to check it out www.temple.edu/campusrec

 

noon-7:00 PM                       

Pavilion Open Hours                        

1901 N. 15th Street

OWLcard required! Take advantage of the Student Pavilion – including basketball, volleyball, badminton, or table tennis. www.temple.edu/campusrec

2:00 PM                     

FreshServe                                        

Bell Tower

Join hundreds of your classmates serving the surrounding communities in our third annual FreshServe.  Last year, over 800 volunteers were introduced to Philadelphia and made immediate, positive impacts by cleaning and painting, and meeting their new neighbors.  Help us make this year even more successful for Temple and the city!

4:30 PM-8:00 PM                 

Cafeteria open for dinner   

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is open for dinner. Swipe your OWLcard to use your meal plan, or pay cash in the absence of a plan.

8:00 PM

Harlan Cohen presents The Naked Roommate

The Baptist Temple

Now that you’ve moved in – how are you doing? Feel like you’re in an unfamiliar place? Are you surrounded by unfamiliar people? Let Harlan Cohen, author of The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College, teach you how to make the most of your first year experience through humor, live music and personal narratives. You don’t want to miss it!

10:00 PM

Residence Hall Tug of War Competition

Geasey Field

Now that you know everything about your roommate, it's time for you guys to meet up with the rest of the people in your residence hall. Team up against the other residence halls in one big Tug of War tournament. Last team standing brings home the big prize!

 

Friday, August 27, 2010

7:30 AM-11:00 AM              

Cafeteria open for breakfast          

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is serving breakfast. Swipe your OWLcard to use your meal plan, or pay cash in the absence of a plan.

 

10:00 AM-1:00 PM

The Beat at Temple

Student Center, Room 217 AB

Interested in getting a start on your media career? You've come to the right place! Meet editors from The Temple News (Temple's student newspaper) and Templar yearbook, along with DJs and on-air personalities from WHIP, Temple's student-run Internet radio station. A tour of these student media facilities will follow the presentation. After that, you’ll also have your choice of coming with us to tour the offices of The Philadelphia Inquirer or the television studios of CBS-3, where you’ll find that Temple graduates who were once in your shoes are working all over the nation’s 4th-largest media market.

 

10:00 AM-12:00 PM            

A look at Disability Services and New Projects     

100 Ritter Annex

Join Disability Resources and Services for an open house. DRS provides general information about services available to Temple students with disabilities. DRS staff is available to answer questions for parents and students. No appointment necessary, just stop in.  Light refreshments served.

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Health Education Awareness Resource Team (HEART) Open House

Mitten Hall – Lower Level

Come check out the HEART office! Win prizes, play Philanopoly, learn about becoming a peer educator, intern or volunteer with our program.

HEART’s mission is to:

 11:00 AM-4:30 PM             

Cafeteria open for lunch                 

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria-

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is open for lunch. Swipe your OWLcard to use your meal plan, or pay cash in the absence of a plan.

11:00 AM

Help Me Find My Class                   

Welcome Center

Need help finding your classes? Join us at the Welcome Center for a tour around campus to identify the classroom buildings.

 

11:00 AM to noon

You Can’t Lead Others Until You First Lead Yourself*

Student Center, Room 217CD

This session is Personal. This session is about Leadership. This session is about Personal Leadership. Most of all this session is about YOU and YOU starting your life successfully at Temple as a leader! You will leave this session with simple yet powerful strategies to help uncover your own sense of Personal Leadership as well as some cool ideas to take back so you can empower others on Temple’s campus.

*Participants earn 5 Leadership Diamond Points as part of Temple’s Student Leadership Challenge program. More information at www.temple.edu/studentleadership.

11:00 AM-8:00 PM

IBC Open Hours

15th & Cecil B. Moore

OWLcard required! The Independence Blue Cross Student Recreation Center provides students, employees and alumni of the University with a variety of recreational opportunities.  Take this opportunity to check it out www.temple.edu/campusrec

noon-7:00 PM                       

Pavilion open hours                                     

1901 N. 15th Street

OWLcard required! Take advantage of the Student Pavilion for basketball, volleyball, badminton or table tennis.  www.temple.edu/campusrec

1:00 PM

Help Me Find My Class                   

Welcome Center

Need help finding your classes? Join us at the Welcome Center for a tour around campus to identify the classroom buildings.

 

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

The Key to Lifetime Happiness: Focus on Progress Not Perfection*

Student Center, Room 217CD

Your college career is starting and it’s time to be honest. Do you consider yourself a perfectionist? Do you let guilt, fear, and anxiety stop you from taking action in your life? If you said yes to any of these questions then this workshop is for you! You will leave energized, inspired and ready to tackle all the challenges that you will face this year.

*Participants earn 5 Leadership Diamond Points as part of Temple’s Student Leadership Challenge program. More information at www.temple.edu/studentleadership.

noon-2:00 PM

Candy! Prizes! Part-time Jobs!

Career Center, 220 Mitten Hall

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Career Center Candy Bar, win cool prizes and learn about the many resources to help you find a part-time job.

2:00 PM-5:00 PM     

Liacouras Walk Jubilee

Liacouras Walk

Now that everything is moved in and you've met some new people, come outside and enjoy your last free weekday before classes begin on Monday. Take part in tons of games, activities, food, and even a multicultural showcase at 4 pm right on Liacouras Walk! Come and join the fun!

 

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Education Abroad Ice Cream Social

Tuttleman Lobby 

Education Abroad is hosting an ice cream social for students interested in learning more about study abroad opportunities at Temple. Stop by to meet the Education Abroad staff, chat with study abroad alumni and, of course, make your own sundae!

 

2:00 PM-5:00 PM                 

CeLIBration at Paley Library        

Paley Library

No shushing, studying or tours at the Library during our CeLIBration event. Just music, food, and making new friends at Paley. Oh yeah, giveaways and prizes, too.

 

 

4:30 PM-8:00 PM                 

Cafeteria open for dinner   

Johnson & Hardwick

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is open for dinner. Swipe your OWLcard to use your meal plan, or pay cash in the absence of a plan.

6:30 PM and 7:30 PM          

Shabbat Services and Shabbat Dinner                              

The Rosen Center (1441 Norris Street)

Spend a Friday night with friends at Hillel on Friday night.  Optional services will begin at 6:30 PM.  Free Friday night Shabbat dinner will begin at 7:30 PM. 

 

8:00 PM

Shabbat Dinner with Chabad

Chabad Jewish Student Center (1521 Dondill Place)

Come join us for a homemade, gourmet, full-on Shabbat Dinner. Price: Free

 

9:00 PM-10:30 PM               

Ultimate Cherry and White Experience and Hypnotist               

Baptist Temple

Now that you have spent some time with your new classmates, come watch them bark like dogs, speak alien languages, and other wild antics. Dan Sanders will have you crying with laughter at the sight of the hypnotized students. Sponsored by Temple Athletics and Student Activities.

 

11:00 PM-2:00 AM              

Welcome to Temple Party               

McGonigle Hall

You have never seen a party quite like this.  Join the Main Campus Program Board for the traditional McGonigle Party.  This is one people will be talking about for the next four years. 


Saturday, August 28, 2010

8:00 AM-2:00 PM                

Student Move-in                               

Main Campus

Upperclassmen move into their residence halls. Check the Move-in Guide and visit www.temple.edu/housing for more information. 

10:00 AM-2:30 PM              

Brunch                                  

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is open for brunch. Swipe your OWLcard to use your meal plan, or pay cash in the absence of a plan.

 

11:00 AM and noon

Shabbat Services and Welcome Back BBQ                                   

The Rosen Center (1441 Norris Street)

Celebrate the first day of classes with a free BBQ at the Rosen Center!  Enjoy tasty burgers and hot dogs and connect with students from across the campus!   

 

noon-8:00 PM

IBC Open Hours

15th & Cecil B. Moore

OWLcard required! The Independence Blue Cross Student Recreation Center provides students, employees and alumni of the University with a variety of recreational opportunities.  Take this opportunity to check it out www.temple.edu/campusrec

noon-7:00 PM                       

Pavilion open hours                                     

1901 N. 15th Street

OWLcard required! Take advantage of the Student Pavilion for basketball, volleyball, badminton or table tennis.  www.temple.edu/campusrec

 

noon-2:00 PM

Scavenger Hunt 

Bell Tower

Get to know more about campus while feeding your competitive appetite through this text messaging campus scavenger hunt.  Team up (6 people, max.) and meet at the Bell Tower for directions and your first clue.  Winners score gift cards to Qdoba!

 

noon – 7:00 PM                    

Philly 101: Temple Student’s Crash Course for Philadelphia                 

Pick up FREE SEPTA day passes at the Student Center

Campus Philly and Temple have teamed up to create a day in the city for Temple students. Pick up your FREE SEPTA tokens and city guide at the Student Center and enjoy a day in the city with your friends. Enjoy special discounts available throughout the city for Temple students only.

 

2:00 PM-6:00 PM

Laser Tag at the Pav

Student Pavilion

Come on over to the Student Pavilion for laser tag matches. Join in or stop by to check it out. Teams will be formed "on the fly". (1901 N. 15th street- across from the turf) - sneakers required.

 

4:30 PM-8:00 PM                 

Cafeteria open for dinner   

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is open for dinner. Swipe your OWLcard to use your meal plan, or pay cash in the absence of a plan.

 

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

The Kabbalah of today: Bringing Life to Judaism

Chabad Jewish Student Center (1521 Dondill Place)

Informal Jewishstudy and discussion. Refreshments served.

 

10:00 PM                   

FREE Concert                                 

Liacouras Center

OWLcard required.  Only Temple University gives you a free concert like THIS!  Enjoy the music of Wale and Temple student bands! 
Sunday, August 30, 2009

10:00AM-2:30PM

Brunch 

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Hall Dining Hall is open for brunch. Swipe your OWLcard to use your meal plan, or pay cash in the absence of a plan.

 

August 29, 2010

11:00 AM                  

Mass and Open House                     

Newman Center (2129 N. Broad St.)

Sunday Mass is celebrated at 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the Newman Center, the Catholic center on Main Campus.

 

noon-8:00 PM

IBC Open Hours

15th & Cecil B. Moore

OWLcard required! The Independence Blue Cross Student Recreation Center provides students, employees and alumni of the University with a variety of recreational opportunities.  Take this opportunity to check it out www.temple.edu/campusrec

 

noon-7:00 PM                       

Pavilion Open Hours                        

1901 N. 15th Street

OWLcard required! Take advantage of the Student Pavilion – including basketball, volleyball, badminton, or table tennis. www.temple.edu/campusrec

1:00 PM-6:00 PM

Buses to South Philadelphia Shopping

Depart from the Student Center

Make your new room feel like home! Hitch a free ride to and from the South Philly shopping area located off Delaware Avenue.  Visit stores: Wal-Mart, Target, and IKEA.  Buses leave from the Student Center and South Philly every hour.  The last bus will depart South Philly at 7 PM.

1:00 PM

Chabad Open House/Kosher BBQ 

Chabad Student Center (1521 Dondill Place) 

Come meet fellow Jewish students, new and returning, for good, kosher “chillin’ and grillin’.”

2:00 PM-6:00 PM

Laser Tag at the Pav

Student Pavilion

Come on over to the Student Pavilion for laser tag matches. Join in or stop by to check it out. Teams will be formed "on the fly". (1901 N. 15th street- across from the turf) - sneakers required.

4:30 PM-8:00 PM                 

Cafeteria open for dinner               

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is open for dinner. Swipe your OWLcard to use your meal plan, or pay cash in the absence of a plan.

 

7:00 PM                                 

100’ Banana Split                 

Mitten Hall, Great Court

You’ve never seen this much dessert in one place—100 FEET! Enjoy delicious chocolate, vanilla and strawberry ice cream with whipped cream and your favorite toppings.  Join Student Activities and your new friends for one last party before classes start on Monday.

7:00 PM                     

Mass and Open House                     

Newman Center (2129 N. Broad St.)

Sunday Mass is celebrated at 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. at the Newman Center, the Catholic center on Main Campus.

 

8:00 PM-9:30 PM

Jazz Vespers Worship with Lutheran and Episcopal Campus Ministries 

Student Center, Underground 

Join jazz guitar legend Ronald Parker and select Boyer School of Music faculty for a completely original jazz-worship fusion experience. The six-person professionaljazz ensemble will combine instrumental classics with meditation and prayer. The service is based in traditional Christian worship with universal messages for people of all faiths. Free refreshments provided. All are welcome and invited!

 

8:00 PM-midnight

Fourth Meal Begins

Johnson & Hardwick, Cafeteria

Johnson & Hardwick Dining Hall is open for fourth meal. Swipe your OWLcard to use your meal plan, or pay cash in the absence of a plan.