Student Life
Student Life

Join Us for Ben Beginnings!

New student orientation

Wednesday, August 21

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    
Resident Check-in & Move-In, Goodwin Lobby

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
    
Family Resident Lunch

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    
Residence Hall Meetings, Activities and Programs

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
    
Social and Parent’s Goodbye

5:00 – 5:30 p.m.
    
Dinner Gathering, Goodwin Auditorium

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
    
Dinner

8:30 – 11:00 p.m.
    
Resident Student Evening Social: Musician Angie Kiehauer


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Thursday, August 22

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
   
Commuter Student Check-In, Goodwin Hall

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
    
New Student- University Welcome

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
    
Meet your Orientation Leader

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    
Group Activities and Games: Playfair

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
     
Lunch

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
     
Eagle Engagement Sessions

4:00- 5:00 p.m.
    
Commuter Connections

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
    
Dinner

6:00- 7:30 p.m.
    SAAC Program -
Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

7:30 – 11:00 p.m.
    
Evening Social: Casino Party hosted by the Athletic Department

 

Friday, August 23

8:30 – 9:15 a.m.
    
Orientation Group Meeting & Teambuilding  

9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
    
Summer Reading, Class

11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
    
Lunch

12:00 – 3:30 p.m.
     
Be Impactful – hosted by Campus Ministry

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
     
Student Program and Awards Ceremony                                                    

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
      
Orientation Group Activities, Quad

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
      
Dinner

7:30 – 11:00 p.m.
      
Evening Social: Magician Nick Paul and Juggler Charles Peachock

 

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Saturday, August 24

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    
Returning Student Move-In, Goodwin Lobby

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    
BenUnion Underground Game Room Open Hours
10:00 a.m.
    Men Soccer Scrimmage vs. Wheaton College                       

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Rice Fitness Center Open Hours

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    
Lunch

12:30 p.m.
    Women Soccer Scrimmage vs. Milliken University

1:30 – 4:00 p.m.
   
Transfer Student Orientation
     Location: Goodwin Hall 321
     Welcome: Advising Center & Student Life

     Eagle Engagement
     1:45 p.m. - Being Informed: Academic Career Enrichment Center
     2:15 p.m. - Engaging our Mission: Diversity and Inclusion
     2:45 p.m. - Break
     3:00 p.m. - Ensuring your Safety: Violence Prevention & Title IX
     3:30 p.m. - Expressing your Faith: Campus Ministry


6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
    
Dinner

7:30 – 11:00 p.m.
    
First Bash: Bingo, Live Band Karaoke and More!

Student Life

Marco Masini
Vice President for Student Life
(630) 829-6124
mmasini@ben.edu

Krasa Student Center, Room 175
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.