Fall 2017 New Student Orientation Schedule

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Below are details, times and locations for each of the events during the four-day New Student Orientation. Select a day below to view respective schedule.

You can also download and print a .pdf version of the full, four day Fall 2017 New Student Orientation Schedule to bring with you.

Thursday, August 17

Friday, August 18

Saturday, August 19

Sunday, August 20



Thursday, August 17

Your first day on campus is designed to get you comfortably moved in and to help you acclimate to your new home and surroundings. You will meet the residence life staff and resident advisor (RA) on your floor, RMC staff and faculty, and peer leaders.

* denotes parent and family event

 

8:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. New Student Check-in & Residence Hall Move-in *
Begin at Morledge Walkway in front of Bair Family Student Center

 

Complete Enrollment Checklist (in packet) *
RMC campus offices open and available for assistance

 

9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Optional Campus Tours *
Meet at the Bear Statue, Morledge Walkway

 

10:45 a.m. New Students Report to Gymnasium
Fortin Education Center Gymnasium

 

11:00 a.m. President’s Welcome & Lunch*
Fortin Education Center Gymnasium

 

12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. All Student Meeting
Fortin Education Center Gymnasium

 

12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Parent and Family Orientation *
Losekamp Hall, Taylor Auditorium

 

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Complete Enrollment Checklist (in packet) *
RMC campus offices open and available for assistance

 

4:30 p.m. Break

 

5:45  p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Local Food Trucks on Campus *
RMC Green & Morledge Walkway

Goodbyes & Pictures by The Bear *
RMC Green & Morledge Walkway

 

7:30 p.m. Mandatory Residence Hall Meetings
Assigned Residence Halls

Off-Campus Student Meet Up
Bair Family Student Center, Fraley Lounge

 

8:30 p.m. Entertainment: America’s Got Talent Illusionist Steven Brundage
Losekamp Hall, Taylor Auditorium

 

10:00 p.m. Orientation After Hours: Fire & Ice
Morledge Walkway

 


Friday, August 18

The focus of programming on Friday is academic preparation. You will have an opportunity to meet your faculty members and academic advisor as well as connect with a variety of students and staff members dedicated to supporting your academic success. There will also be plenty of time to get to know your neighbors and classmates.

+ Denotes refer to your personalized itinterary

 

7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast Buffet & Pick-up Service Saturday T-shirts
Bair Family Student Center, McDonald Commons

 

8:15 a.m. Workshop for Eligible SAS Students +
Losekamp Hall, Taylor Auditorium

 

9:30 a.m. Rocky Connections Mentoring Workshop
Losekamp Hall, Taylor Auditorium

 

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Academic Support Workshops 
Various campus locations, meet at Losekamp Hall

 

11:30 a.m. First Year Experience Meeting
Assigned classrooms +

 

12:30 p.m. Academic Program Meeting & Lunch
Assigned classrooms +

 

1:15 p.m. Advisor Meetings
Assigned classrooms +

 

2:30 p.m. Campus Snapchat Hunt
Meet at The Bear

 

3:15 p.m. College Hacks with Student Leaders
Losekamp Hall, Taylor Auditorium

 

4:00 p.m. Break & Pick-up FYE Service Day T-shirts

 

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Western BBQ
RMC Green

 

6:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Brobdingnagian Games: Laser Tag, Archery Tag, Escape Room
RMC Green & Losekamp Hall

 

9:00 p.m. – 11:45 p.m. Orientation After Hours: Caffeinated Dance Party
MoAv Coffee House- visit Orientation Info Booth for shuttle times

 


Saturday, August 19

Building strong relationships on campus and in the broader Billings community is an essential component for college success. Today’s programming is designed to help you build these relationships.

^ Sign up for your Sneak Peek Activity at the Orientation Info Booth

 

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
Bair Family Student Center, McDonald Commons

 

8:15 a.m. Load Buses for Service Projects
Meet at The Bear, Morledge Walkway

 

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. RMC Service Project with First Year Experience Class
Various Billings locations

 

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch with Campus Clubs & Organizations
Bair Family Student Center, McDonald Commons

 

1:00 p.m. Student Involvement “Sneak Peek” Info Session
Bair Family Student Center, McDonald Commons

 

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sneak Peek Activities ^
Various Billings locations

 

4:00 p.m. Break

 

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Pizza and Bowling
Sunset Bowl- visit Orientation Info Booth for carpool times

 


Sunday, August 20

Sunday is dedicated to rest and relaxation, with an option for an all-day adventure exploring the local area. Dining Services begins Sunday evening.

^ Sign up for your day trip at the Orientation Info Booth

 

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
Bair Family Student Center, McDonald Commons

 

9:30 a.m. Chapel Service
Outdoor Chapel (located northeast of Bair Family Student Center)

 

10:15 a.m. Load Buses for Day Trips
Meet in North Fortin Parking Lot

 

10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Local Area Day Trips ^
Meet in North Fortin Parking Lot

 

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. RMC 2017 Kick-Off Dinner
Bair Family Student Center, McDonald Commons

 

8:00 p.m. Mandatory Residence Hall Floor Meetings
Assigned Residence Hall

 

 
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