RIGHT FOOT WEEK 2014 EVENTS
Aug. 25-Sept. 5, 2014

During the first week of classes, Right Foot Week helps students get the academic year started on the right foot. Take part in a special welcoming ceremony; laugh, eat and dance at entertainment events; learn about on-campus services offered at the library and student success center; cheer for the University's sports teams; and learn how to get involved in OLLU's student organizations.

Monday, Aug. 25


Fall Traditional Session Classes Begin


Get your copy of the Student Handbook Planner to get connected to campus life.

Stop by the Student Life Office in Providence Hall, Room 104 or the Student Leadership and Development Office in Worden School, Room 25.


Leadership Institute for Freshman Excellence (LIFE) – Applications Available, Worden 25

Navigate the exciting college journey! Incoming freshmen should stop by the Student Leadership and Development Office to obtain applications to participate in the L.I.F.E. leadership program. The fall semester program provides a leadership training session, overnight off-campus retreat and connection with an upper-class mentor. Program links participants to campus involvement opportunities and assists with college transition issues. Applications are due on Friday, Sept. 5.


Picture Yourself-At the Sueltenfuss Library
The Sueltenfuss Library staff and faculty welcome new and returning students with an awesome scavenger hunt. As you visit the library to search for resources and places to study for the fall semester, take a break and seek out clues hidden around the library building, website and Facebook page. As you complete each step, you will post selfies to the Library's Facebook page. Beginning today and continuing through Wednesday, Aug. 27, complete all activities and you will be entered into a drawing for a $100 gift card. Visit the Sueltenfuss Library table in the Mall Area for all the details.


Tuesday, Aug. 26

Art and Poster Print Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Providence Hall, Blue Room
Stop by the one-day only poster print sale to pick up artwork for your room or office.

Red, White and Blue Raspas with SGA, 12:15-1:15 p.m. - University Mall
Come and enjoy a refreshing snow cone and meet the Student Government Association officers. "It will be a "tasty" experience you won't want to miss!


Daily Liturgy, 12:25-12:50 p.m., Walter Center Constantineau Chapel
Have you already spent a bunch of money on books and tuition? How about investing in something really priceless - a relationship with God that will calm your mind and keep your heart focused? Start off on the "right foot" this academic year by joining other students, faculty and staff for a twenty minute Mass held on the second floor of the Walter Center.

SLD Bongo Ball Mania - TBD
Paint Ball is too messy; capture the flag is too boring. That's why there is Bongo Ball Mania. A Nerf spin on a traditional paint ball game.

OLLU Saints Men's Soccer vs. Coastal Bend, 2 p.m. - OLLU Soccer Field
Go Big Blue!

Zumba with University Minister Mara, 5:45-6:45,  International Folk Culture Center (IFCC)
Come join in the Zumba fun today and continue the fitness journey every Tuesday (and Thursday) all semester long.



Wednesday, Aug. 27

Providence Assembly, 12:30-1:15 p.m., Sacred Heart Chapel

Let us officially welcome you to OLLU! Join the University community for the Providence Assembly that will welcome all new and retuning students and highlight major initiatives for OLLU. New students will be officially commissioned into the OLLU family with a special ceremony.

Division of Mission and Ministry Open House, 3-5 p.m. - Elliott House 
Stop by the Elliott House to experience the hospitality of the Division of Mission and Ministry, and to enjoy delicious, home-baked deserts. 

UPC Comedy Night with Jesus Trejo, 7 p.m. - Providence Hall, West Social Room
Come join the University Programming Council for a gut-bustin' fun night! Are you ready to literally LOL? You won't want to miss this night of comedic relief!


Thursday, Aug. 28

Step Into Student Success...The Last Splash Student Success Center Open House, 12:15-1:30 p.m., Moye Hall, Garden Level
The Student Success Center invites all new and returning students to wave goodbye to summer and welcome the fall semester at their department-wide open house. The Student Success Center provides academic resources, referrals, and services to support OLLU students throughout their academic career. 

Daily Liturgy, 12:25-12:50 p.m., Walter Center Constantineau Chapel

Is there a chance you might ask God to help you sometime this year? If so, then how about giving God back a few minutes of your time in return? There will be a short Mass held on the second floor of the Walter Center to get you started off on the "right foot."

Blessing of the Residence Halls, 1 p.m., Centennial Courtyard

HALO Road to Success, 5-8 p.m. - Chapel Auditorium
Come and enjoy a life-sized "Real World" game of LIFE, followed by dinner and a time to mix and mingle with your peers.

Zumba with University Minister Mara, 5:45-6:45, IFCC

Come join in the Zumba fun today and continue the fitness journey every Thursday (and Tuesday) all semester long. 


Friday, Aug. 29


Get to know Microsoft Word/PowerPoint 2013, 10-11 a.m. - Saint Martin Hall Annex D
Need help navigating Microsoft Word and PowerPoint? Do you want to develop an impressive paper or presentation? Come to this workshop where students will be introduced to the new features of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint 2013.

Step into the new Lake Online, 12-12:45 p.m., Saint Martin Hall Annex D
Students will be introduced to the new Lake Online and its features. Hands-on activities will be conducted. 

Blackboard App, 1:30-2:15 p.m. - Saint Martin Hall Annex D
This presentation will explain how to install the Blackboard App and access it via your phone. You will be shown the features of the Blackboard App. 


Saturday, Aug. 30

OLLU Saints Women's Soccer vs. University of Houston-Victoria, 1 p.m., OLLU Soccer Field

Come show your Saints spirit!

OLLU Saints Volleyball Alumni match, 2 p.m. - Mabee Gymnasium
Come say hello to former volleyball players as they take on current players. 

OLLU Saints Men's Soccer vs. University of Houston-Victoria, 3 p.m., OLLUS Soccer Field
Come show your Saints spirit!


Sunday, Aug. 31

OLLU Saints Women’s Soccer vs. Oklahoma City University, 1 p.m., OLLU Soccer Field

OLLU Saints Men’s Soccer vs. Oklahoma City University, 3 p.m., OLLU Soccer Field

Go Big Blue!


Opening Sunday Evening University Liturgy, 7 p.m., Sacred Heart Chapel

Become part of our OLLU Sunday Mass tradition. Newcomers and returning members of our OLLU community will gather in our beautiful Sacred Heart Chapel for our first Sunday Night Mass (worship service). Everyone at OLLU is welcome. Come even if you were not raised Catholic or did not grow up in a religious household. Paleta ice cream reception to follow the service. 



Monday, Sept. 1


Labor Day – OLLU Closed



Tuesday, Sept. 2


Burgers with the Sigmas, 12:15-1:30 p.m., University Mall Area

Enjoy a free burger with the brothers of Sigma Theta Epsilon, National Christian Fraternity, and receive the scripture of the day.


Daily Liturgy, 12:25-12:50 p.m., Walter Center Constantineau Chapel

Zumba with University Minister Mara, 5:45-6:45, IFCC
 


Wednesday, Sept. 3

Club Rush & OLLU Services Fair, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., University Mall Area

This Hall of Fame-themed event is sure to have you wanting to make your mark at OLLU. Come peruse the tables and discover all that OLLU has to offer for students! Visit student organization and department information tables and learn more about services available to students. Get connected to OLLU!

Picture Yourself at the Sueltenfuss Library, 12:15-1:30 - University Mall Area
Today may be your lucky day, matey. Join us at the Sueltenfuss Library table as we conclude the scavenger hunt with the drawing for a $100 gift card.

Blackboard Collaborate App, 2:15-3:15 p.m. - Saint Martin Hall Annex D
Attendees will be given an overview of the Blackboard Collaborate App. You will also be able to communicate using the app with each other. Note: You must have a smartphone (Android/iPhone/Blackberry) in order to have a productive workshop experience. 



Thursday, Sept. 4

Club Rush & OLLU Services Fair, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., University Mall Area

This Hall of Fame-themed event is sure to have you wanting to make your mark at OLLU. Come peruse the tables and discover all that OLLU has to offer for students! Visit student organization and department information tables and learn more about services available to students. Get connected to OLLU!

Daily Liturgy, 12:25-12:50, Walter Center Constantineau Chapel

Zumba with University Minister Mara, 5:45-6:45, IFCC


Meet the RA's Block Party, 7-9 p.m. - Centennial Courtyard
Celebrate a new school year and get to know other student residents while enjoying entertainment and snacks in the courtyard. Contact your resident assistant for more information.



Friday, Sept. 5

LIFE applications due, 5 p.m., Worden 25

This is the time to make new friends, explore your leadership potential and find your place within the OLLU community. Do it with LIFE. Submit your applications by 5 p.m. in the Student Leadership and Development Office in Worden 25.


Deadline to apply for December Graduation/Commencement, Registrar’s Office







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