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Vandal Friday 2012 : University of Idaho

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Schedule of Events

Thursday
4 - 7 p.m.

Early Check-In


Welcome! You will not need to check in again on Friday.
Kibbie Dome North Concourse
4 - 5:00 p.m.

Campus, Residence Hall, Greek & Steel House Tours

Kibbie Dome Floor East End Zone
4 - 5:00 p.m.

Library Tour and Information Session


Drop in and learn about the many Library Resources available to students.
Library Reference Desk
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Tour de Campus

Partida será de la entrada norte del Kibbie Dome titulada Concourse East
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Campus, Residence Hall, Greek & Steel House Tours

Kibbie Dome North Concourse
5 - 7 p.m.

Meet Your Overnight Host


Meet up with your overnight host and have a fun-filled evening on campus!

- Fraternity & Sorority: Kibbie Dome Floor
- Residence Halls: Kibbie Dome North Concourse (March 28 ONLY)
- Steel House: Kibbie Dome North Concourse
Various Kibbie Locations
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Parent Social


Let University of Idaho faculty, staff and students welcome you to campus at this hosted reception.
Litehouse Center, Kibbie Dome South Concourse


Friday
7:00 - 8:15 a.m.

Event Check-In


Welcome to campus and Vandal Friday!
Kibbie Dome North Concourse
8:30 a.m.

Vandal Friday Kick-Off


Gear up for the day, and learn how you can maximize your experience.
Kibbie Dome Main Stage
9:00 a.m.

Transfer Prep for Registration


This session will address important aspects of registering for classes as a transfer student. All direct-from-high school students should attend the "Freshman Prep for Registration" at 12:45 p.m.
Kibbie Dome Main Stage
9:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Campus, Residence Hall, Fraternity, Sorority, Student Recreation Center & Steel House Tours


Leaving every 15 minutes. Final tour will begin at 11:30 a.m.
Kibbie Dome Floor, East End Zone
9:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Library Tour & Information Session


Drop in and learn about the many Library Resources available to students.
Library Reference Desk
9:15 - 12:30 p.m.

Student Activities & Information Fair


Check out what the university has to offer you! Student clubs & organizations, student success offices, and more are available for your perusing and questions.
Kibbie Dome Floor
9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Information Session I

  • University Honors Program – Kibbie Dome Team Room C

Learn all about the Honors Program for those who are already admitted to the program and those who are still interested.

  • How to Save $ on Textbooks – Idaho Commons Horizon, 4th Floor

The VandalStore will share information on ordering early, their rental process and the price compare tool.

  • Working your way through college? Here’s how we can help – Idaho Commons Aurora, 4th Floor

Learn how to find a job on or off campus that will allow you to succeed in and out of the classroom.

  • Getting Involved & Campus Life – Idaho Commons Crest, 4th Floor

This session will cover many of the ways to engage in campus life including student government, student clubs and organizations, student media, civic engagement and volunteerism, Vandal Entertainment and much more!

  • Residence Halls & Steel House – Idaho Commons Clearwater, 1st Floor

Learn about UI’s residence hall living and the variety of hall options and living learning communities. On-campus family housing options will also be covered. Information about our non-Greek women’s cooperative (Steel House) will also be shared.

  • Fraternity & Sorority Life  – Idaho Commons Whitewater, 1st Floor

Discover Fraternity and Sorority Life and their residential offerings for new students.

  • Viviendas Estudiantiles: ¿En dónde vas a vivir? – Idaho Commons Panorama, 4th Floor

Infórmate sobre las opciones y estilos de viviendas disponibles para estudiantes en la Universidad de Idaho. Asimismo, entérese sobre las opciones de planes de comida.

 
9:30 a.m.

Transfer Student Registration


Gather under your college or department sign on the Kibbie Dome Floor.
Various Campus Locations
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Tour de Campus

Partida será de la cancha/campo en la planta baja del Kibbie Dome, del lado/zona titulado este

 
10:15 - 11:00 a.m.

Information Session II

  • Ins and Outs of College Finances – Kibbie Dome Main Stage

Learn about the variety of ways to help pay for college.

  • General Studies – Kibbie Dome Team Room C

REQUIRED for all declared General Studies majors. This session will help you plan for the general education courses you will need to take your first semester, as well as help you discover classes to take that will guide major and career exploration.

  • Student Success Services – Idaho Commons Horizon, 4th floor

Overview of academic and personal support services to enhance your UI experience.

  • Being a Vandal and in the LGBTQA community– Idaho Commons Aurora, 4th Floor

Hear from current students and the LGBTQA Program Coordinator to get your questions answered about the LGBTQA community at UI.

  • Getting Involved & Campus Life– Idaho Commons Crest, 4th Floor

This session will cover many of the ways to engage in campus life including student government, student clubs and organizations, student media, civic engagement and volunteerism, Vandal Entertainment and much more!

  • Residence Halls & Steel House – Idaho Commons Clearwater, 1st Floor

Learn about UI’s residence hall living and the variety of hall options and living learning communities. On-campus family housing options will also be covered. Information about our non-Greek women’s cooperative (Steel House) will also be shared.

  • Fraternity & Sorority Life – Idaho Commons Whitewater, 1st Floor

Discover Fraternity and Sorority Life and their residential offerings for new students.

  • Asistencia Financiera: ¿Cómo financiar la educación? Idaho Commons Panorama, 4th Floor

Oriéntese un poco más sobre las opciones para financiar la educación de su estudiante. Estaremos discutiendo todas las opciones que ofrece la Universidad de Idaho, incluyendo: becas, asistencia académica, oportunidades de empleo, planes de pago, y préstamos estudiantiles.

 
     
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Information Session III

  • Ins & Outs of College Finances – Kibbie Dome Main Stage

Learn about the variety of ways to help pay for college.

  • First-year Experience – Idaho Commons Horizon, 4th Floor

Hear from current first-year students what to expect from your first year as a Vandal.

  • All About Music – Idaho Commons Crest, 4th Floor

Come check out the many opportunities available to students not majoring in music REGARDLESS OF YOUR MAJOR. Anyone is welcome!

  • Becoming a Student-Athlete – Kibbie Dome Team Room C

Learn the processes and best practices for contacting coaches and trying out for a college athletic team. This session will also cover NCAA requirements for eligibility for freshmen, current students and transfers.

  • Multicultural Support Services – Idaho Commons Aurora, 4th Floor

Learn about the cultural, academic, and social support provided to our multicultural students and the campus-wide programs offered to all University of Idaho students.

  • Orientation for pre-med, pre-dental, pre-physical therapy students – Idaho Commons Clearwater/Whitewater, 1st Floor

If you are interested in a career in the above fields, you should attend this orientation. It is designed to address questions like:  What major is best preparation, and what are the prerequisites?

  • Recursos Estudiantiles: ¿Opciones adicionales para su estudiante? Idaho Commons Panorama, 4th Floor

Entérese sobre programas, servicios, y oportunidades adicionales disponibles para su hijo/a en las cuales pueda participar durante su tiempo en la Universidad de Idaho.  Infórmese sobre como su estudiante puede obtener experiencia profesional a través de servicio comunitario/voluntariado, programas que le puedan ofrecer becas, y servicios académicos que le asisten en ser exitoso en su educación.

 
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch

Take a break and join us for a pasta lunch.

Kibbie Dome Floor
12:45 - 1:30 p.m.

Freshman Prep for Registration


Don’t miss this crucial opportunity to learn information about how to register for fall semester.
Kibbie Dome Main Stage
12:45 - 1:15 p.m.

Transfer Information Session I

 
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Transfer Information Session II

 
1:30 p.m.

Parent's Information Session


Learn from the experts what it means to be a Vandal Parent.
Kibbie Dome Main Stage
1:30 p.m.

Fall 2013 Freshman Class Registration


Please gather by your college or department sign. Students will be guided from the Kibbie Dome to registration locations across campus.
Various Locations
1:45 p.m.

Arrival to campus-wide locations for Fall 2014 Class Registration

Various Locations
2:30 p.m.

College Showcase for Parents


Parents will be escorted to selected locations to learn more about the academic college your student has chosen.

Various Campus Locations
2:30 p.m.

Apartment & Family Housing Tours

Kibbie Dome Floor, East End Zone
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Campus, Residence Hall, Fraternity, Sorority & Steel House Tours

Kibbie Dome Floor, Northeast End Zone
3:30 p.m.

Pizza Rendezvous at the Vandal Store


After Registration, join your family at the bookstore for free pizza and discounted Vandal Gear.
710 Deakin St., across from the SUB
3:30 p.m.

College Open Houses

Various Campus Locations
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Meet your overnight host


- Fraternity & Sorority: Kibbie Dome Floor
- Residence Halls: Kibbie Dome North Concourse (March 28 ONLY)
- Steel House: Kibbie Dome North Concourse
Various Kibbie Locations


Office of Admissions

vandalfriday@uidaho.edu
toll free: 1-88-88-UIDAHO
fax: (208) 885-4477
Student Union Building
P.O. Box 444253
Moscow, ID 83844-4253