Aurora University

Welcome Weekend 2021

Welcome Weekend

Welcome Weekend is your orientation to life at Aurora University. For incoming first-year students it is a mandatory part of the First Year Experience (FYE) course that you are enrolled in. Contact studentactivities@aurora.edu with any questions. Welcome Weekend 2021 will be August 19-22. Watch your AU email for more details!

Transfer students are welcome to attend a portion of Welcome Weekend on Friday, August 20. For a transfer orientation schedule and registration information, click here.

Welcome Weekend 2021 Schedule

Thursday, August 19
Time Event
8 a.m. Resident Student Check-In / Move In Begins
10 a.m. Parent Information Session with Dr. Sherrick in Tapper Hall
11 a.m. Parent Information Session with Dr. Sherrick in Tapper Hall
12 p.m. Parent Information Session with Dr. Sherrick in Tapper Hall
12:30 p.m. Commuter Student Check-In Begins
2:30 p.m. Kickoff and activities on Vago Field
6 p.m. Welcome picnic and games on the Quad
7:30 p.m. Evening meetings, games, and fun
Friday, August 20
Time Event
9:30 a.m. Gather with your peer group
10 a.m. Meet the Faculty
11:35 a.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Rotating Sessions
5 p.m. Dinner
6 p.m. Evening Socials
Saturday, August 21
Time Event
9:30 a.m. Gather with your peer group
9:45 a.m. Academic Meet and Greets
11:45 a.m. Lunch
1 p.m. Rotating Sessions
5:10 p.m. Closing Ceremony
5:30 p.m. Dinner
Sunday, August 22
Time Event
12 p.m. Shopping Shuttles to Orchard Road (through 4 p.m.)