The DEAL Orientation

Event Description Time Location
Move-In Registeration and get your room set-up for fall semester 9 AM-1 PM McNerney
Welcome Lunch Join us for lunch and an opportunity to meet other students, families and staff 1-1:50 PM Quad Café
Welcome  to The DEAL Welcome from the program staff 2:00-2:10 PM Business 111
Student Break Out Sessions A, B CQ  Assessment, Student Expectations 2:20-3:10 PM BUS 104, 116, 118, 111
Student Break Out Sessions, C,D What's the DEAL, Let's Make a DEAL 3:20-4:15 PM IRC 120, BUS 111
Errands and Family Departure Take time to run any final errands, eat with your family, and say goodbye 4:25-5:30 PM Big Rapids Community
Dinner Dinner (optional) 5:35-6:30 PM Quad Café
Leader Introductions Resident Hall 101/ Group Leaders 6:45-7:15 PM McNerney Hall areas to be assigned 
Meeting Others Ice cream social/ board games/outdoor games 7:15-8 PM McNerney Hall Lobby
Reflections Journal Reflections 8:00 PM McNerney Hall Room

The remaining days you will have an opportunity to participate in a variety of workshops and activities that will allow you to:

  • Meet and interact with upperclass students, faculty, and staff mentors.
  • Workshop topics include: strategies for student success, cultural intelligence, and more!
  • Participate in team building exercises, recreational activities, and a preview of Campus Life!

We look forward to the opportunity to greet and meet you at the DEAL Move In!