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Aug. 17-19, 2018

New Student Orientation

August 17, 2018

Time Event
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Residence Hall and Student Apartment Check-In
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. General Information Table in the Fidel Student Center Atrium. All Students Services Departments are open, Cashier's Office is open from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
10 a.m. Official welcome with NMT President Dr. Stephen Wells (Fidel Student Center Entrance)
10 a.m. -Noon Orientation Registration and Check In, Continental Breakfast, NMT Club Fair, and Information Booths (Fidel Student Center Atrium)
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Welcome Lunch at Chartwell's Dining Hall (Students participating in orientation)
Lunch Schedule:
Red Dot - 11:30 a.m.
Blue Dot - 11:45 a.m.
1 - 2 p.m. Students - Meet your new classmates at the Student Social and Focus Group, Fidel Student Center, third floor, Ballroom C
1 - 2:30 p.m. NMT Parents Matter and Focus Group, Workman Center, Room 101
2 - 5 p.m. Students Only: Take Care of Business (TCOB)
Advising and Registration on the third floor of the Fidel Student Center
NMT Post Office - Get your post office box set up
Registrar's Office - Take your NMT Student Id photo
RAVE System sign up (Computer Pod in Gold Building room 145)
Bookstore - Students may purchase their books.
Snow cone social - Fidel Student Center steps from 2:30-4 p.m.
Dodge ball at the West Gym from 3:15-5 p.m. 
2 - 4:30 p.m. (MANDATORY, Students only) Title IX Training with Dr. Peter Phaiah in the Fidel Student Center, third floor, Ballroom C 
2-3:15 p.m. - First Session
3:15-4:30 p.m. - Second Session
4 - 6 p.m. Student and Parents Pizza Party at the La Raj Patio, south of the NMT Gym

Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018

Time Event
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Residence Hall and Student Apartment Check-In
10 a.m. - Noon

Offices Open:

Noon - 4 p.m. Hike in the Magdalena Ridge
4 - 5 p.m. Say Goodbye to your Parents
3 - 5 p.m. Bubble Soccer on the NMT Athletic Field
5 - 8 p.m. Pool Party and BBQ at the NMT Swim Center

Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018

Time Event
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Residence Hall and Student Apartment Check-In
4 - 5:30 p.m. Convocation at Macey Center
A formal welcome to the start of the new academic school year. Everyone is highly encouraged to attend.
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Block Party with Food on Campus Drive, by the NMT Tennis Courts. Sponsored by the Office of Admission, SAB, and Student Affairs.
7 - 9 p.m. Mandatory Hall Meeting for ALL On-Campus Residents:
  • 7 p.m. - South Hall residents meet at Workman 101
  • 7 p.m. - Desert Willow and Mountain Springs residents meet at Torres Multi-Purpose Center.
  • 8 p.m. - West, Presidents, and Driscoll Hall residents meet at Workman 101
  • 8 p.m. - Altamirano residents meet at Torres Multi-Purpose Center
  • 9 p.m. - Torres and Baca Hall residents meet at Torres Multi-Purpose Center