NSO Schedule

The schedule is subject to change. Please check periodically for updates.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2019

Time Event Details
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Move-In Day
Residence Halls
5:00 - 6:15 p.m. Dinner
Plaza Dining Hall
6:45 - 7:45 p.m. Are You Bison Ready?
Assigned Locations
8:00 - 9:30 p.m. "Residence Hall is Where the Heart is"
Assigned Locations
9:30 - 11:00 p.m.

Ice Cream Social Sponsored by Residence Life
Ely Patio (weather permitting)/SLCC Atrium

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2019

Time Event Details
7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
Plaza Dining Hall
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Orientation Check-in
Field House
3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Buff and Blue Kick-Off
Elstad Auditorium
5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Dinner
Plaza Dining Hall
5:00 - 6:15 p.m. Meet & Greet with LGBTQA Resource Center for LGBTQA Students
Plaza Dining Hall - Second Floor
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. No Means No!
Elstad Auditorium
7:45 - 8:45 p.m. One Body One Gallaudet!
Elstad Auditorium
9:30 - 11:30 p.m. Movie Night
Ely Patio

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2019

Time Event Details
8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast
Plaza Dining Hall
8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Bison Pride Tent
Benson Hall Circle
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Pep Rally & Bison Walk
Hotchkiss Field
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. University Welcome
Elstad Auditorium
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
Plaza Dining Hall
12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch gathering with BAI, HUG, New Signers & JumpStart Students
Plaza Dining Hall - Second Floor
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Academic Expo
Multipurpose Room (JSAC/MPR)
4:00 - 7:30 p.m. BisonFest Sponsored by the Office of Admissions
Hanson Plaza or Hotchkiss Field
4:00 - 7:00 p.m. BBQ Cookout & Dessert Truck
Hanson Plaza
8:00 - 10:00 p.m. Minute to Win It!  Sponsored by Late Night Gallaudet University
MPR

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 2019

Time Event Details
7:00 - 8:50 a.m. Breakfast
Plaza Dining Hall
9:30 - 9:50 a.m. Bison Class Photo
Gallaudet Mall/Front of Library
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Meet the Academic Advisors
*Assigned Locations
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. GROUP 1:  Student Body Government
Andrew Forster Auditorium
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
Plaza Dining Hall
12:00 - 12:50 p.m. Tips for Transfer Students Lunch
Plaza Dining Hall - Second Floor
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. GROUP 1 (Red/Green):  Gallaudet Traditions
Ole Jim
GROUP 2 (Orange/Blue): DPS Meet & Greet
Plaza Dining Hall - Second Floor
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. GROUP 1 (Red/Green):  DPS Meet & Greet
Plaza Dining Hall - Second Floor
GROUP 2 (Orange/Blue):  Gallaudet Traditions
Ole Jim
3:15 - 4:30 p.m. Buff & Blue Closing Ceremony
Andrew Foster Auditorium
4:45 - 5:45 p.m. Student of Color Leaders Meet & Greet
Sorenson Language and Communication Center (SLCC)
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Dinner
Plaza Dining Hall
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Game Night
SAC Marketplace/Game Room
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. Pool Party w/DJ
Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2019

Time Event Details
12:00 p.m. Trip to Smithsonian Natural History Museum
Benson Hall Circle/National Mall
1:30 p.m. Open Caption Move
Benson Hall Circle/Chinatown
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Baltimore Orioles Baseball Game
Meet Bus @ Benson Hall Circle