Full Schedule

Date Time Event Location Description
8/19/17 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. New Student Move-In Finegan Hall, North Hall, Wehrle Hall, West Hall

Welcome to campus! Pull right up to your residence hall and let the Gannon Family help you unload from your car to your new home.

8/19/17 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Take Your Picture ID Campus Police & Safety, Harborview

Stop by Campus Police & Safety to take your Gannon ID picture and receive your ID.

You will need this ID to access buildings, use your meal plan and rent equipment at different campus facilities.

8/19/17 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. ITS Tech Help Finegan Hall, North Hall

Having trouble getting connected to the network? Looking for more guidance about the portal, Blackboard or engageU? Need help with your computer?

Stop by to have all of your questions answered by an ITS technician.

8/19/17 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch in Residence Halls Finegan Hall, North Hall

Small subs will be available in the Residence Halls

8/19/17 1:45-2:45 p.m. Commuter Gathering Waldron 2nd Floor, Waldron Campus Center

Commuters students are invited to come get their Possibilities shirts, play pool, hang out with other commuters

8/19/17 3-3:45 p.m. Call to Community Hammermill Center

Join us as we officially welcome you to Gannon University.

8/19/17 3:45-4:15 p.m. First-Year Class Photo Friendship Green

Take your class photo and take a symbolic step through the Gannon Arch as you begin your college journey at Gannon.

8/19/17 4:30-5:45 p.m. Message in a Bottle Waldron Campus Center

Write a note to your student to wish them well during their trainstion to Gannon. Staff from Health & Counseling Services will be available to provide you with stationary and pens to write your student a short and sweet note, which will be delivered to your student later in the Fall.

Don't forget to pick up a snack to go as you hit the road!

8/19/17 4:30-5:45 p.m. Who's On Campus? McConnell Family Stadium

You've officially been welcomed to campus, but do you know who else is on campus? Take part in this event and you are guaranteed to meet every other person in attendance through a variety of activities.

Also come and reunite with your Summer Orientation Transition Guide and small groups.

Didn't come to Summer Orientation? That's okay! We still want to meet you!

8/19/17 6-7:45 p.m. GU Family Dinner Friendship Green

Come meet faculty, staff, upper-class students, and the rest of your class at this Family Picnic on Friendship Green!

8/19/17 7:30-8:45 p.m. Residence Hall Meeting Finegan Hall

*Required for all First-Year Residents*

8/19/17 7-8:30 p.m. Commuter Fun in the RWC Recreation & Wellness Center

Have the opportunity to meet other commuters and have fun together

8/19/17 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday Night Baseball: Indians vs Royals Recreation & Welness Center

Come down to the RWC and cheer on your hometown team! Chill in the RWC Lobby and watch the game. FREE SNACKS and cold beverages provided.

8/19/17 9-10 p.m. Fireside Chat - Spiritual but not Religious Gold Room, Old Main, Waldron Campus Center

What makes spirituality and religion different? A discussion on the relationship between spirituality and religion on a college campus.

8/19/17 9-10:30 p.m. 3 Doors Down - Celebrate Erie Concert North Hall

If music is your Kryptonite, meet in the North Hall lobby, and walk over to Celebrate Erie to see 3 Doors Down live! We don't want to be Here Without You.

8/19/17 9-11:30 p.m. Open Rec Night Recreation & Wellness Center

Volleyball, basketball, Frisbee, Can Jam, and More at the RWC (AKA Recreation & Wellness Center)! Join a pick-up game or hang out with new friends on the sidelines. Drop in anytime. FREE SNACKS will be served.

8/19/17 9:30-11:30 p.m. B Movie Knight The Knight Club

Meet your friends at The Knight Club and enjoy campy old horror movies and Erie's best popcorn!

Date Time Event Location Description
8/20/17 7:15-9:45 a.m. Breakfast Finegan Hall, North Hall

Grab and go breakfasts available in your residence hall lobbies

8/20/17 8-10 a.m. Start Your Day the Right Way! Recreation & Wellness Center

The RWC (AKA Recreation & Wellness Center) opens at 8am every Saturday and Sunday. Workout, chill-out, or find a cozy place to study. The RWC is the place to be!

8/20/17 8:30-9:15 a.m. Sunrise Yoga Recreation & Wellness Center

Wake up with the SUN. Join us at the RWC for early morning yoga and mediation. Revitalize your body, mind and spirit in this 45 minute session meant to harmonize your day and uplift your week. Re-fuel with some grab-and-go healthy snacks.

8/20/17 8:45-9:45 a.m. Coffee & Conversation - Connections: Digital, Human, Environmental Gold Room, Old Main, Waldron Campus Center

Join Dr. Bruce Kibler as he facilitates a discussion around technological and economic progress and the impact its had on society, the environment, job prospects and working conditions.

Light breakfast will be provided.

8/20/17 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Take Your Picture ID Campus Police & Safety, Harborview

Stop by Campus Police & Safety to take your Gannon ID picture and receive your ID.

You will need this ID to access buildings, use your meal plan and rent equipment at different campus facilities.

8/20/17 10 a.m. - Noon I Value Yehl Ballroom, Waldron Campus Center

Core values are the compass to guide you through life. Come take part in experiential activities centered on the values you identify as important to you such as CREATIVITY, TEAMWORK, MIINDFULNESS, AMBITION, KINDNESS

8/20/17 10 a.m -3 p.m. ITS Tech Help North Hall

"Having trouble getting connected to the network? Looking for more guidance about the portal, Blackboard or engageU? Need help with your computer?

Stop by to have all of your questions answered by an ITS technician.

8/20/17 Noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch Beyer Cafeteria, Waldron Campus Center

Sponsored by S.A.V.E. (Students Against Violence Everywhere)

8/20/17 12:30-9 p.m. ITS Tech Help Knight Tower, 5th Floor

Having trouble getting connected to the network? Looking for more guidance about the portal, Blackboard or engageU? Need help with your computer?

Stop by to have all of your questions answered by an ITS technician.

8/20/17 1:30-3 p.m. Celebrate Erie Walk-Throughs Information Desk, Waldron Campus Center

Join us as we explore one of Erie's largest festivals! Check out the Chalk Walk, live entertainment and food vendors as you get to know the city you now call home.

Meet at the Waldron Campus Center Information Desk.

8/20/17 1:30-3 p.m. Commutter Gathering Room 219, Waldron Campus Center

*Required for all Commuter students*

8/20/17 3-5 p.m. IgKnight Activities Fair AJ's Way/Friendship Green

Experience this dynamic event and seek out connections with clubs, organizations and other engagement opportunities!

8/20/17 5-6 p.m. Welcome Mass Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel

All are welcome to share in our University tradition of celebrating the start of the year together in prayer.

Stay afterward for fellowship in community.

8/20/17 6-7:30 p.m. Dinner Beyer Cafeteria, Waldron Campus Center Sponsored by the Black Student Union
8/20/17 7-8:30 p.m. Fireside Chat - Evolution of Technology: Good or Evil? Gold Room, Old Main, Waldron Campus Center

Join Dr. Jennie Vaughn as she facilitates a discussion about how technology has evolved and the impact its had on access, data, and privacy.

8/20/17 7-8:30 p.m. Let's go for a Walk! Recreation & Wellness Center

Staff from the Recreation & Wellness Center will show you some of their favorite walking paths accessible right from the heart of the campus. Points of interest include Bayview Park via the Bluff Trail, Bicentennial Tower, Perry Square, and Gridley Park. Choose between a 2 mile or 3 mile loop.

Meet in the front lobby of the RWC.

8/20/17 7-9 p.m. Soccer Tournament Recreation & Wellness Center

Hosted by the Saudi Student Association.

All students are welcome.

Two fields are available and four teams will play simultaneously. For those who want to participate (teams or individuals), you must sign up at the Recreation & Wellness Center at 7pm to be placed on the match schedule.

If you have any questions, please e-mail the SSA Chairman of the Sports Commission: Mohammed Althuwini at althuwin001@knights.gannon.edu

8/20/17 7-10 p.m. Sunday Night Baseball: Pirates vs. Cardinals Recreation & Wellness Center

Come down to the RWC and cheer on your hometown team! Chill in the RWC Lobby and watch the game. FREE SNACKS and cold beverages provided.

8/20/17 8-9:30 p.m. Big & Rich - Celebrate Erie Concert North Hall

We may not be in California, but we're Lovin' Lately that Big & Rich are coming to Erie! Meet in the North Hall lobby, so we can Save a Horse and walk over to Celebrate Erie to see Big & Rich live! We can guarantee that you're going to want to get Lost In This Moment

8/20/17 8-9:30 p.m. Trivia Knight The Knight Club

Trivia Night features delicious Knight Club snacks and fun facts about Gannon University, local history, sports and pop culture.

Bring a friend, win a prize, and have a blast!

Sponsored by the Office of Admissions

8/20/17 9-10 p.m. Fireside Chat - Representations of Disability Gold Room, Old Main, Waldron Campus Center Join Professor Emmanuele as he facilitates a discussion of what it means to have, gain, or be labeled with a physical or cognitive disability in today's society.
8/20/17 9-10:30 p.m. Celebrate Erie Fireworks Watch Party with RHA North Hall Courtyard

Residence Hall Association would like to invite you to join us and enjoy the annual fireworks provided by the Celebrate Erie festival, and to get to know the Erie community. Meet us in the North Hall Courtyard before walking to the best locations to view the fireworks!

Refreshments will be provided at on-campus locations.

8/20/17 9:30-11 p.m. King of the Court 3 v. 3 Basketball Tournament Recreation & Wellness Center

Think you're the stuff? Show of your skills and see if you can be named King of the Court.

Create your own team OR just show up and we'll create a team for you!

Must be checked-in no later than 9:30pm at the RWC in order to compete.

Date Time Event Location Description
8/21/17 6-10 a.m. Start Your Day the Right Way! Recreation & Wellness Center

The RWC (AKA Recreation & Wellness Center) opens at 8am every Saturday and Sunday. Workout, chill-out, or find a cozy place to study. The RWC is the place to be!

8/21/17 6-6:45 a.m. Cycling Group Fitness Class Recreation & Wellness Center  
8/21/17 7:15-9:30 a.m. Breakfast Beyer Cafeteria, Waldron Campus Center  
8/21/17 8-9 a.m. Daily Mass Mary Seat of Wisdom Chapel  
8/21/17 8:30-9:15 a.m. Want to Go for a Run? Recreation & Wellness Center

Lace up your sneakers! The GU Cross Country Team will show yousome of their favorite running routes. Chooseing between a 2 mile, 3 mile or 5 mile loop. Fast? Slow? Or somewhere in between? All are welcome to participate! Meet in the front lobby of the RWC.

8/21/17 8:30-9:15 a.m. BODYPUMP Group Fitness Class Recreation & Wellness Center

This is a barbell workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit - fast. This 60-minute addictive workout challenges all of your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises, high repetition movements and low weight loads, helping achieve strength and introduce lean body muscle. Class is held at the RWC.

8/21/17 8:45-9:45 a.m. Coffee & Conversation Gold Room, Old Main, Waldron Campus Center

Join Father Shawn Clerkin as he facilitates a discussion around the Fine Arts

8/21/17 9 a.m.-9 p.m. ITS Tech Help Knight Tower, 5th Floor

Having trouble getting connected to the network? Looking for more guidance about the portal, Blackboard or engageU? Need help with your computer?

Stop by to have all of your questions answered by an ITS technician.

8/21/17 10-11 a.m. Care for Your Neighbors "The TRU College Life" - North, Wehrle, West Residents Yehl Ballroom, Waldron Campus Center

Through her infectious personality and innate ability to connect with her audiences, Julia Garcia brings poetry, up-to-date stats, inspiring stories and empowering audience interaction to create one powerful and unforgettable TRU college experience that you won't want to miss!

*Required for all First-Year students in North, West and Wehrle Halls*

8/21/17 10-11 a.m. Know Your Neighbors "Interfaith Dialogue" - Finegan & Commuters Field House, Recreation & Wellness Center

Our Gannon family values diversity and seeks to create inclusive community. This high-energy, low-pressure facilitated activity will help you break the ice and get to know your neighbors in a meaningful way. This program is an expectation for all first-year students, as part of their orientation to Gannon’s mission.*

Required for all First-Year commuters and Finegan residents*

8/21/17 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ITS Tech Help North Hall

Having trouble getting connected to the network? Looking for more guidance about the portal, Blackboard or engageU? Need help with your computer?

Stop by to have all of your questions answered by an ITS technician.

8/21/17 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Care for Your Neighbors "The TRU College Life" - Finegan & Commuters Yehl Ballroom, Waldron Campus Center

Through her infectious personality and innate ability to connect with her audiences, Julia Garcia brings poetry, up-to-date stats, inspiring stories and empowering audience interaction to create one powerful and unforgettable TRU college experience that you won't want to miss!

*Required for all First-Year commuters and Finegan residents*

8/21/17 11:30 a.m. - Noon Know Your Neighbors "Interfaith Dialogue" - North, West and Wehrle Residents Field House, Recreation & Wellness Center

Our Gannon family values diversity and seeks to create inclusive community. This high-energy, low-pressure facilitated activity will help you break the ice and get to know your neighbors in a meaningful way. This program is an expectation for all first-year students, as part of their orientation to Gannon’s mission.*

*Required for all First-Year students in North, West and Wehrle Halls*

8/21/17 Noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch Beyer Cafeteria, Waldron Campus Center  
8/21/17 12:05-12:35 p.m. Cycle Express Group Fitness Class Recreation & Wellness Center Energizing indoor cycling focusing on endurance, strength, intervals, high intensity (race days), and recovery. Gannon offers 22 state of the art Keiser Spin Bikes.
8/21/17 12:05-12:55 p.m. TRX Circuit Group Fitness Class Recreation & Wellness Center This circuit training class uses the TRX dumbells and many other training tools to combine strength, balance and cardio for one kick-butt workout. Partner up and cycle through stations done to timed intervals for an overall fitness challenge.
8/21/17 12:35-1 p.m. Trekking Group Fitness Class Recreation & Wellness Center A motivating Treadmill class with high-intensity intervals and strength training TREKKING is an enticing workout for anyone looking to challenge themselves and who loves the motivation that comes from a group workout.
8/21/17 1-3 p.m. Honors Program Meeting 3rd Floor, Palumbo Academic Center

*Required for all Honors students*

8/21/17 2-4 p.m. Shopping on a Healthy Budget   Learn about some of Erie's hidden grocery store gems that can help you stay physically and fiscally healthy during your college years. Learn to consider some food options you've probably never eaten and compare shop some of your personal favorites. Meet under the arch at 2:00pm.
8/21/17 2-4:15 p.m. West Sixth Street Historic District Walking Tour Gannon Arch

We invite you to join us as you are taken back in time to envision the neighborhoods surrounding campus in 1795.

The very neighborhoods you will walk through for the next 4 years have such interesting stories from the past.

We will tour you through the West Sixth Street Historic District, which functioned as Erie's ""Millionaires Row"" during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Your tour will include some surprise visits including a sweet treat from one of our local entrepreneurs.

8/21/17 2-6 p.m. Colony Shopping Plaza North Hall Courtyard

Take in some of Erie's hometown owned and operated specialty shops and cafes. Local favorites include A La Carte, Inside the Jelly Jar, Brew Ha Ha, Yoga Erie, Grasshopper, and Juice Jar.

8/21/17 2-6 p.m. Erie Tour North Hall Courtyard

Join Sam Hyman as he gives you the low-down on the city of Erie and all of the city's best hotspots!

8/21/17 2-6 p.m. Find Your Classes Various Locations

Don't want to be late on the first day? Not sure where to go? Walk through your schedule so that you feel comfortable before the start of classes

8/21/17 2-6 p.m. Frontier Park Trip North Hall Courtyard

Frontier Park Arboretum is nestled in the heart of Erie and a destination for those who love the outdoors. Stroll the path around the perimeter, play tennis, walk the labyrinth, or chill under a shade tree.

8/21/17 2-6 p.m. Presque Isle Trip North Hall Courtyard

Catch the bus to Presque Isle and enjoy a day at the beach! Bocce, Volleyball, Corn hole, music and sandwiches!

Shuttles run every half hour from the Gannon Arch to Beach 6.

8/21/17 2-6 p.m. Romolos Chocolates North Hall Courtyard

Creating fine chocolate requires dedication, passion, and perfect timing. Romolos has been at it since 1906 and is a "must-taste stop" for chocolate lovers. Sample the best confections in town including chocolate covered strawberries and homemade ice cream. Smells are free!

8/21/17 3:15-4:15 p.m. Student Support Services: "Reality Check" Palumbo 1200

Ask upperclassmen from various majors what it takes to be successful at Gannon academically and in campus life. Sponsored by TRIO Student Support Services (SSS).

*Required for SSS/TRIO*

Open to all students

8/21/17 4-5 p.m. Cycle Group Fitness Class Recreation & Wellness Center Energizing indoor cycling focusing on endurance, strength, intervals, high intensity (race days), and recovery. Gannon offers 22 state of the art Keiser Spin Bikes.
8/21/17 4:30-6:30 p.m. Gannon Goodwill Garden Gannon Goodwill Garden

Stop by the Gannon Goodwill Garden to pick some fresh produce and learn all about this student-run community garden.

8/21/17 5:30-6:15 p.m. Yoga Group Fitness Class Recreation & Wellness Center A mind body workout which focuses on synchronizing poses with one's breathing to develop strength and flexibility.
8/21/17 6-7 p.m. BODYPUMP Group Fitness Class Recreation & Wellness Center

This is a barbell workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit - fast. This 60-minute addictive workout challenges all of your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises, high repetition movements and low weight loads, helping achieve strength and introduce lean body muscle. Class is held at the RWC.

8/21/17 6-7:30 p.m. Dinner Beyer Cafeteria, Waldron Campus Center Sponsored by Gamma Sigma Sigma
8/21/17 7-8 p.m. Zumba Group Fitness Class Recreation & Wellness Center A fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training - alternating fast and slow rhythms and resistance training. Open to all fitness levels.
8/21/17 7-8:30 p.m. Fireside Chat - Money and Sports: A Discussion of Amateurism in College Athletics and Other Current Financial Issues in Sport Gold Room, Old Main, Waldron Campus Center

Money and Sports: A Discussion of Amateurism in College Athletics and Other Current Financial Issues in Sport

Join Dr. Eric Brownlee as he facilitates a discussion around the current debate of paying college student-athletes.

This discussion will also touch on other current financial issues in sport such as public funding of private sports facilities and non-profit advertising in major professional sports.

8/21/17 7-8:30 p.m. Let's go for a Walk! Recreation & Wellness Center

Staff from the Recreation & Wellness Center will show you some of their favorite walking paths accessible right from the heart of the campus. Points of interest include Bayview Park via the Bluff Trail, Bicentennial Tower, Perry Square, and Gridley Park.

8/21/17 7-10 p.m. Student Support Services Dessert Reunion Waldron 219, Waldron Campus Center

Come meet your mentor! Join us for an informal gathering and networking to meet your mentor in person.

Dessert and light refreshments will be provided.

*Required for SSS/TRIO* (closed event)

8/21/17 7:05-10 p.m. Pittsburgh Pirates Watch Party Recreation & Wellness Center

Stop by the RWC to support your favorite Pittsburgh baseball team!

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Los Angeles

8/21/17 8-10 p.m. Cleveland Browns Watch Party Recreation & Wellness Center

Stop by the RWC to support your favorite Cleveland football team!

Cleveland Browns vs. New York Giants

8/21/17 9-10 p.m. Fireside Chat - Does everything happen for a reason? Gold Room, Old Main, Waldron Campus Center Join Dr. Jimmy Menkhaus as he facilitates a discussion around the popular quote that "everything happens for a reason" and if all of life is interconnected
8/21/17 9-11 p.m. Global Dance Party The Knight Club

Please join us for a night of dancing and music from around the world, and watch several of your fellow Gannon Knights share their dance talents through cultural performances.

A variety of music from the U.S. and across the globe will help get you on the dance floor! Stop by from 9-11 PM at the Knight Club.

Free snacks provided."

Date Time Event Location Description
8/22/17 6-10 a.m. Start Your Day the Right Way! Recreation & Wellness Center

The RWC (AKA Recreation & Wellness Center) opens at 8am every Saturday and Sunday. Workout, chill-out, or find a cozy place to study. The RWC is the place to be!

8/22/17 6-7 a.m. Body Pump Group Fitness Class Recreation & Wellness Center

This is a barbell workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned and fit - fast. This 60-minute addictive workout challenges all of your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises, high repetition movements and low weight loads, helping achieve strength and introduce lean body muscle. Class is held at the RWC.

8/22/17 7:15-9:30 a.m. Breakfast Beyer Cafeteria, Waldron Campus Center  
8/22/17 7:30-8:30 a.m. Gannon Goodwill Garden Produce Delivery to Pantry Gannon Goodwill Garden

Help us deliver fresh produce from our Gannon Goodwill Garden to our local food pantry.

8/22/17 8-9 a.m. Daily Mass Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel  
8/22/17 8-10 a.m. Make-up Orientation Waldron 219, Waldron Campus Center

Did you miss Summer Orientation? Please attend this session for important information regarding your first-year experience.

8/22/17 8:30-9:15 a.m. HIIT Group Fitness Class Recreation & Wellness Center

Busy day? No problem! Jumpstart your morning and get your sweat on with a full-body, high-intensity interval training workout meant to maximize your workout time! This workout will get your heart pumping and metabolism moving so you can power through your day the right way.

8/22/17 8:30-9:15 a.m. Want to Go for a Run? Recreation & Wellness Center

Lace up your sneakers! The GU Cross Country Team will show yousome of their favorite running routes. Chooseing between a 2 mile, 3 mile or 5 mile loop. Fast? Slow? Or somewhere in between? All are welcome to participate! Meet in the front lobby of

8/22/17 8:45-9:45 a.m. Coffee & Conversation - High fat, low fat, no fat: what kind of food do you eat and why? Glass Room, Beyer Hall Cafeteria

With all of the different fad diets in today's world it can be challenging to know what to eat. Join Dr. Mosinski as he facilitates a discussion about the best approaches to nutrition for college students.

8/22/17 9 a.m.-9 p.m. ITS Tech Help Knight Tower, 5th Floor

Having trouble getting connected to the network? Looking for more guidance about the portal, Blackboard or engageU? Need help with your computer?

Stop by to have all of your questions answered by an ITS technician.

8/22/17 11 a.m.-Noon "A Day In The Life" Various Locations

"Congratulations! You're officially committed to an academic program of study. But what does that even mean?

Hear from upper-class students who know exactly what you're going through, because they just did the same thing.

8/22/17 10-11 a.m. "What Makes Your Major Awesome?" Various Locations

"*Required for all First-Year students*

8/22/17 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ITS Tech Help North Hall

Having trouble getting connected to the network? Looking for more guidance about the portal, Blackboard or engageU? Need help with your computer?

Stop by to have all of your questions answered by an ITS technician.

8/22/17 12:30-2 p.m. Lunch Beyer Cafeteria, Waldron Campus Center Sponsored by Greek Life
8/22/17 2-3 p.m. New Student Convocation Hammermill Center

This academic tradition marks the start of the new students' academic experience at Gannon and we welcome new students to the Gannon Family.

*Required for all new students and faculty*

8/22/17 3-5 p.m. Ice Cream Social First Floor, Waldron Campus Center

Listen to live music, enjoy free ice cream and celebrate with the Gannon Family before the first day of classes.

8/22/17 5-6:30 p.m. Dinner Beyer Cafeteria, Waldron Campus Center  
8/22/17 6:30-8 p.m. Small Group Reunions Friendship Green

Reunite with your Summer Orientation Transition Guide and small groups.

Didn't come to Summer Orientation? That's okay! We still want to meet you! Join a group and get to know your fellow classmates.

Date Time Event Location Description
8/15/17 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Immigration Check-In (Mandatory) Beyer Hall 2nd Floor, Waldron Campus Center  
8/15/17 3:30-5 p.m. Shopping Trip to Walmart Walmart

You MUST sign up to attend (seating is limited). Sign-ups available at immigration check-in at the Office of Global Support.

8/15/17 5-6 p.m. Dinner with Orientation Leaders Downtown Erie

You MUST sign up to attend (several local restaurants will be offered) and dinner is at your own expense. Sign-ups available at immigration check-in at the Office of Global Support.

8/16/17 10 a.m.-4 p.m. International Student Orientation (Mandatory)- ESL Students Yehl Ballroom, Waldron Campus Center

Breakfast is provided in the Zurn 104 lobby at 8:30am. Please meet for lunch at 12:00pm on Friendship Green (grassy area outside of Waldron) and further details will be provided.

8/16/17 10 a.m.-4 p.m. International Student Orientation (Mandatory)- Non ESL Students Yehl Ballroom, Waldron Campus Center

If you did not check-in with the OGSSE, please bring:

  • Original I-20 and passport/visa; and, if applicable, original dependent I-20(s),passport(s)/visa(s)
  • Insurance documentation (if you have purchased health insurance outside of Gannon University)
  • I-94 printed after your arrival in the U.S. (www.cbp.gov/i94)

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

8/16/17 6-7 p.m. Picnic Dinner Morosky Courtyard

Traditional American picnic food will be served with options for specific dietary restrictions.

8/17/17 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. International Student Orientation (Mandatory)- Non ESL Students Zurn 104, Zurn Science Center

If you did not check-in with the OGSSE, please bring:

  • Original I-20 and passport/visa; and, if applicable, original dependent I-20(s),passport(s)/visa(s)
  • Insurance documentation (if you have purchased health insurance outside of Gannon University)
  • I-94 printed after your arrival in the U.S. (www.cbp.gov/i94)

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

8/17/17 9-10 a.m. ESL Placement Test Beyer Hall 4th Floor, Wadron Campus Center

Take your passport and acceptance letter with you to check-in for testing.

8/17/17 Noon-4 p.m. International Student Orientation (Mandatory)-ESL Students Zurn 104, Zurn Science Center

Breakfast is provided in the Zurn 104 lobby at 8:30am. Please meet for lunch at 12:00pm on Friendship Green (grassy area outside of Waldron) and further details will be provided.

8/17/17 5-6 p.m. Pizza Dinner The Knight Club

Enjoy pizza, mingle with new students and have some fun!

8/18/17 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. International Student Orientation (Mandatory)- Non ESL Students Zurn 104, Zurn Science Center

If you did not check-in with the OGSSE, please bring:

  • Original I-20 and passport/visa; and, if applicable, original dependent I-20(s),passport(s)/visa(s)
  • Insurance documentation (if you have purchased health insurance outside of Gannon University)
  • I-94 printed after your arrival in the U.S. (www.cbp.gov/i94)

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

8/18/17 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. International Student Orientation (Mandatory)-ESL Students Beyer Hall 4th Floor, Wadron Campus Center

Breakfast is provided in the Zurn 104 lobby at 8:30am. Please meet outside the cafeteria (across from the Waldron front desk) at 12:30pm for lunch.

8/18/17 6-7 p.m. Dinner with Orientation Leaders Downtown Erie

You MUST sign up to attend (several local restaurants will be offered) and dinner is at your own expense. Sign-ups will be available during orientation.

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