2014 Victorfest: Welcome Week Schedule

Saturday, August 16

First-Year Student Move-In Day

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Residential Village, Callahan Hall, Northern Terrace
  • Sponsored by University Housing

Parents' Conversation with the Dean

  • 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Residential Village and Callahan Hall
  • Sponsored by the Dean of Students Office

Dinner for First-Year Students

  • 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Norse Commons and Callahan Bistro
  • Sponsored by Chartwells

Community Meetings

  • 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
  • Residence Hall Floors
  • Sponsored by University Housing

Opening Night Concert - Bad Veins

  • 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Intramural Fields
  • Sponsored by Activities Programming Board (APB), Campus Recreation, Student Union and Engagement, University Housing

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First-Year Student Move-In Day

First-Year students will move into their residence halls August 16, 2014, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to kick off the first day of Victorfest 2014.

Sunday, August 17

Brunch with Orientation Leaders

  • 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Norse Commons and Callahan Bistro
  • Chartwells

College Kick-Off Worship Service and Free Lunch

  • 10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
  • Family Worship Center, 97 Three Mile Rd, Wilder, KY
  • Sponsored by Campus Flood Student Ministry

Worship Service

  • 11 a.m. - Service
    Noon - Welcome Lunch
  • Asbury United Methodist Church, 2916 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights, KY
  • NKU students wear Black and Gold

Catholic Mass

  • 12:30 p.m.
  • University Center Budig Theater
  • Sponsored by Catholic Newman Club

Bookstore Welcome Event

  • 12:45 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • University Center
  • NKU Bookstore

New Student Convocation

  • 3:30 p.m.
  • The Bank of Kentucky Center
  • Sponsored by First Year Programs, New Student Orientation and Parent Programs

Victorfest Tailgate Party, Featuring Live Music and Free Food

  • Live music
    • 46 Long: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Aron Levin and Faculty: 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
  • The Bank of Kentucky Center Concourse
  • Sponsored by Activities Programming Board (APB), Chartwells, Student Union and Engagement, University Housing, New Student Orientation and Parent Programs

NKU Norse Men's Soccer Hosts Kentucky
(Free for students with All Card)

  • 7 p.m.
  • NKU Soccer Stadium
  • Sponsored by NKU Athletics

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NKU men's soccer

The NKU men's soccer team will host the University of Kentucky in an exhibition Sunday, August 17, at 7 p.m. Admission is free for all students with their All Card.  

Monday, August 18

Campus Information Tables

  • 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Academic buildings

IT Help Tables

  • 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Academic Buildings
  • Sponsored by IT

Inclusive Excellence Mixer

  • 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union Ballroom
  • Sponsored by African American Programs and Services, LGBTQ Programs and Services, Latino Programs and Services, and Disability Programs and Services

Welcome Worship Service

  • 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Otto Budig Theater, University Center
  • Sponsored by Campus Ministries

Outdoor Movie - Neighbors

  • Dusk/9 p.m.
  • West Oval/Griffin Hall/James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union
    Rain location — Student Union Ballroom
  • Sponsored by APB

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Inclusive Excellence

NKU students can participate in the Inclusive Excellence Mixer at 4 p.m. August 18 in the University Center Ballroom.

Tuesday, August 19

Campus Information Tables

  • 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Academic buildings

IT Help Tables

  • 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Academic Buildings
  • Sponsored by IT

Hypnotist, Dale K.

  • Program 1
  • 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union Ballroom
  • Free tickets available at Student Union second-floor information desk during first week of classes with All Card
  • Sponsored by APB

Hypnotist, Dale K.

  • Program 2
  • 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union Ballroom
  • Free tickets available at Student Union second-floor information desk during first week of classes All Card
  • Sponsored by APB

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Hypnotist Dale K. will perform two shows Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. A ticket is required.

Wednesday, August 20

Campus Information Tables

  • 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Academic buildings

IT Help Tables

  • 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Academic Buildings
  • Sponsored by IT

Service Leadership Fair

  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union,
    second floor
  • Sponsored by Northern Kentucky Leadership Institute

Student Success Center Open House

  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • University Center, all floors

Norse Force Membership Kickoff

  • 4:30 p.m.
  • FREE FOOD and giveaways
  • $10 membership fee to join Norse Force
    Event is free
  • NKU Soccer Stadium
  • Sponsored by Norse Force and NKU Athletics

Rock n' Jock: A Fusion of Music and Sports

  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Sand volleyball courts, Residential Village
  • Sponsored by Campus Recreation and Fraternity and Sorority Life

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Norse Force Pep Rally

The Norse Force Membership Kickoff will take place Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 4:30 p.m. at the soccer stadium.

Thursday, August 21

Campus Information Tables

  • 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Academic buildings

IT Help Tables

  • 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Academic Buildings
  • Sponsored by IT

Leadership Open House

  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union 302
  • Sponsored by Student Leadership Development

Campus Flood Student Ministry

  • 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Sand Volleyball Courts Residential Village
  • Free Food and Meet and Greet
  • Sponsored by Campus Flood Student Ministry

Cook-Out and Comedy Night

  • 7 p.m.
  • Free
  • Sponsored by Baptist Campus Ministries

A Night of Comedy with Tracey Ashley

  • 7 p.m.
  • James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union Ballroom
  • Sponsored by APB

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Comedienne Tracey Ashley will perform Thursday, Aug. 21, at 7 p.m. in the James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union Ballroom.

 

Friday, August 22

Campus Information Tables

  • 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Academic buildings

IT Help Tables

  • 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Academic Buildings
  • Sponsored by IT

Judson Laipply: The Evolution of Dance

  • 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union Ballroom
  • Sponsored by Student Union and Engagement

Fresh Fusion

  • 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Loch Norse and the Plaza
  • Sponsored by Student Union and Engagement, New Student Orientation and Parent Programs

NKU Women's Soccer Hosts Eastern Illinois

  • 7 p.m.
  • NKU Soccer Stadium
  • Sponsored by NKU Athletics

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Fresh Fusion

Fresh Fusion 2014 will begin at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at Loch Norse and on the plaza. The event will run through 7 p.m.

Saturday, August 23

Day of Service

  • Noon to 4 p.m.
  • James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union, first floor
  • Sponsored by Freshman Service Leadership Committee
  • Register for the Day of Service

 

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Day of Service

The Freshman Service Leadership Committee will sponsor a day of service Saturday, Aug. 23, from noon to 4 p.m. Meet on the first floor of the James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.