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You're about to take a  huge, amazing step in your life as you start your college career at Ohio Dominican University. You're excited and a little bit nervous (that's okay!), so are we! We're rolling out the red carpet to welcome you to campus, and we can't wait to have you here.

We've planned a full weekend of activities for you to get settled in and ready for life at ODU. You'll find the full schedule below. We'll see you for Panther Welcome Weekend, August 17-18, 2019! 

Saturday, August 17


When What Where
9 a.m. - Noon  Resident Students Check In
View Move-In Info
Fitzpatrick Hall
11:30 a.m.  Commuter Students Check In Fitzpatrick Hall 
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Welcome Family BBQ  Hamilton Hall Patio
1:15 p.m.  Opening Welcome Assembly  Matesich Theatre
1:45 p.m.  Parents Say Goodbye & Family Blessing  Erskine Oval
2 - 3 p.m.  Orientation Leader Groups Various locations
3:15 - 4 p.m. Hidden Places of ODU Scavenger Hunt Across campus
4 - 4:30 p.m. Proud Panther Chants  Griffin Student Center, lower level
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. BREAK 
5:30 - 6:45 p.m. Class of 2023 Dinner & Class Picture
Alumni Hall
7 - 7:30 p.m. Introduction to Core Themes Retreat
Alumni Hall
7:30 - 9 p.m. Community-Building Activities
Alumni Hall
9 - 9:30 p.m. Resident Students Meet
Matesich Theatre
 Commuter Students Meet
Panther Plaza

Sunday, August 18


When What Where
8:30 - 11:20 a.m.
Continental Breakfast and CORE Themes Retreat Cont.
Matesich Theatre
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Sunday Brunch Hamilton Hall
12:15 - 1 p.m. Conclusion and Commissioning
Matesich Theatre
1 - 5 p.m.
Free Time / Athletes Return to Teams

5 p.m. Dinner Hamilton Hall
7 p.m. Mass. Students of all faiths are welcome to attend. Christ the King Chapel, Sansbury Hall
8:30 p.m. Block Party Fitzpatrick and Sansbury Hall Grounds