2022 Laker Familia Orientation Agenda


Orientation Day 1

Sunday, August 21

Day 1 Activities

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Priority Move-in for Laker Connections/Laker Familia students

Students will be allowed to move in past 9:30 a.m. but please expect lines to be long as the rest of campus will be moving in that day as well. 

*If you do not plan to live on-campus please join us at our Laker Connections Kick-Off at 1:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

General Move-in for GVSU students 

Laker Connections/Laker Familia are encouraged to move in as early as possible. Please use the time prior to our kick-off to visit the bookstore and/or pick up any last minute items from stores nearby, etc. 

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Laker Connections Kick-Off 

All Laker Connections students (Laker Familia, Black Excellence, Mno'chigewin and Asian Student Achievement Program) and their families are invited to attend a joint reception. Food will be provided. 

(GVSU Fieldhouse)

3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Laker Familia Kick-Off

Learn about Laker Familia, our community and what to expect from our program.

*Parents are welcome to attend but the presentation will be geared towards students 

(Loutit Lecture Hall- LTT) 

TBD

Dinner 

(Fresh Food Co.)

7:30 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Karaoke 

(Grand River Room 2250 Kirkhof Center)


Orientation Day 2

Monday, August 22

Day 2 Activities

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast- Optional 

(OMA-1240 Kirkhof Center)

9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.

Student Panel

(Pere Marquette 2204 Kirkhof Center)

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Faculty Panel

(Pere Marquette 2204 Kirkhof Center)

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

(Fresh Food Co.)

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Joint Laker Connections Presentation 

(Grand River Room 2250 Kirkhof Center & Pere Marquette 2204 Kirkhof Center)

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Joint Laker Connections Presentation 

(Grand River Room 2250 Kirkhof Center & Pere Marquette 2204 Kirkhof Center)

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Group Picture

Wear your Laker Familia T-shirt to the group photo.

 

 

Dinner

(Fresh Food Co.)

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Rec Night 

All Laker Connections students are invited to hang out at the recreation center activities include but not limited to soccer, basketball, volleyball, Zumba, organizations of color resource fair, etc.  

(GVSU Rec Center)


Orientation Day 3

Tuesday, August 23

Day 3 Activities

8:30 a.m - 9:00 a.m. 

Continental Breakfast- Optional 

(OMA-1240 Kirkhof Center)

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Joint Laker Connections Presentation 

(Grand River Room 2250 Kirkhof Center)

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

(Fresh Food Co.)

1:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Joint Laker Connections Presentation 

(Grand River Room 2250 Kirkhof Center)

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Trip to Downtown GVSU DeVos Campus




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