Fall RA Training Schedule 2024

Welcome Back!

Check back often for the most up-to-date schedule of events for training. Please check with your RD daily for additional assignments and/or team meetings. Please do not assume that you have "free time" if there is nothing on the calendar.

Sunday - July 28th

Time

Event

Location

All Day

RAs Move-in

Living Spaces

Note: Meals do not begin until July 29th at Kick-Off Celebration Brunch.

Monday - July 29th

Theme - Residence Life Shirt

Time

Event

Location

8:00am - 9:15am

In-House

Living Area

9:30am - 11:00am

Kick-Off Celebration Brunch

McLane Great Hall

11:00am - 12:00pm

RA Image - Dr. Kyle Smith

McLane Great Hall

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

Bawcom Dining

1:00pm - 5:30pm

In-House/ Early Move-In

Living Area

5:30pm - 6:00pm

Team Photos

TBD

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dinner

Bawcom Dining

Tuesday - July 30th

Theme: Team Spirit

Time

Event

Location

7:30am - 8:15am

Breakfast

Bawcom Dining

Pro-Time with Dr. Smith - RDs ONLY

Bawcom Dining

8:30am - 8:45am

Morning Fun/ Updates - A. Acklin

Nursing 105

8:45am - 9:45am

Common Mental Health Issues/ Burnout - K. DuBroc

Nursing 105

9:45am - 10:00am

Breaktime Fun - A. Acklin

Nursing 105

10:00am - 10:45am

Q & A with Physical Plant and Housekeeping- J. Sizemore

Nursing 105

11:00am - 12:00pm

FYRE (Traditional RAs) - L. Dady

Nursing 125

Higher Purpose (Apartment RAs) - T. Squarcette

Nursing 105

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

Bawcom Dining

1:15pm - 2:00pm

Good Afternoon ResLife - J. Thomas and C. Green

Manning Chapel

2:15pm - 3:15pm

Community and Belonging- Dr. Britt and R. Retta

Nursing 105

3:30pm - 5:45pm

In-House/ Debrief/ Early Move-In

Living Areas

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dinner

Bawcom Dining

8pm

Pickleball/ Sand Volleyball (Optional) - C. Green

Rec Courts

Wednesday - July 31st

Theme: Way Back Wednesday

Time

Event

Location

7:30am - 8:15am

Breakfast

Bawcom Dining

Pro-Time with Dr. Smith - RDs ONLY

Bawcom Dining

8:30am - 8:45am

Morning Fun/ Updates - A. Acklin

Nursing 105

8:45am - 9:45am

Programming Curriculum- A. Bowe and T. Squarcette

Nursing 105

9:45am - 10:00am

Breaktime Fun - A. Acklin

Nursing 105

10:00am - 10:30am

Campus Police- Campus PD

Nursing 105

10:30am - 10:45am

Breaktime Fun - A. Acklin

Nursing 105

10:45am - 12:00pm

QPR- K. Dubroc

Nursing 105

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

Bawcom Dining

1:15pm - 2:00pm

Good Afternoon ResLife - J. Thomas and C. Green

Manning Chapel

2:15pm - 2:30pm

Breaktime Fun - A. Acklin

Nursing 105

2:30pm - 4:00pm

Title IX- H. Edwards

Nursing 105

4:15pm - 5:45pm

In-House/ Debrief/ Early Move-In

Living Area

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dinner

Bawcom Dining

8pm

Karaoke and Board Games (Optional) - C. Green

Burt Lobby

Thursday - August 1st

Theme: Twin Day - Work Day/ Service Project

Time

Event

Location

7:30am - 8:15am

Breakfast

Bawcom Dining

Pro-Time with Dr. Smith - RDs ONLY

Bawcom Dining

8:30am - 12:00pm

In-House/ Debrief/ Early Move-In/ ResLife Projects

Living Area/ Varies

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

Bawcom Dining

1:15pm - 3:15pm

Service Project - T. Kemp

T.B.D.

3:30pm - 4:45pm

Free Time

4:45pm - 5:15pm

Behind Closed Doors Orientation - Returning RAs - M. Dube

Nursing 105

5:15pm - 5:45pm

Behind Closed Doors Orientation - New RAs - M. Dube

Nursing 105

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dinner

Bawcom Dining

8pm

Ice Cream and WII (Optional)

Shannon Commons

Friday - August 2nd

Theme - Superhero Day

Time

Event

Location

7:30am - 8:15am

Breakfast

Bawcom Dining

8:30am - 8:45am

Morning Fun/ Updates - A. Acklin

Nursing 105

8:45am - 9:45am

ADA Disability Services - B. Alaniz

Nursing 105

9:45am - 10:00am

Group 1 Fire Extinguishers - B. Street

Rear Nursing Parking Lot

10:00am - 10:45am

Emergency Responses - B. Street

Nursing 105

10:45am - 11:00am

Group 2 Fire Extinguishers - B. Street

Rear Nursing Parking Lot

11:00am - 12:00pm

Gospel/ Ministry in the Ordinary - J. DuBroc

Nursing 105

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

Bawcom Dining

1:15pm - 2:00pm

Good Afternoon ResLife - J. Thomas and C. Green

Manning Chapel

2:15pm - 2:30pm

Breaktime Fun - A. Acklin

Nursing 105

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Policy and Procedure Game - A. Bowe

Nursing 105

3:30pm - 5:45pm

In-House/ Debrief/ Early Move-In

Living Area

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dinner

Bawcom Dining

Saturday - August 3rd

Team Building - RDs will provide instructions.

Time

Event

Location

9:00am - 11:00am

In-House/ Debrief/ Early Move-In/ Team Building

Living Area/ Varies

11:00am - 1:30pm

Brunch

Bawcom Dining

1:30pm - 5:30pm

Team Building with Head RA or Senior RA

Varies

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dinner

Bawcom Dining

Sunday - August 4th

House of the Lord/ Day of Rest

Time

Event

Location

Church

Varies

11:00am - 1:30pm

Brunch

Bawcom Dining

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Free Time

Varies

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Early Move-In

Living Area

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dinner

Bawcom Dining

Monday - August 5th

Theme: Building Shirt

Time

Event

Location

7:30am - 8:15am

Breakfast

Bawcom Dining

Pro-Time with Dr. Smith - RDs ONLY

Bawcom Dining

9:00am - 9:30am

Worship and Devotion with Student Leaders - Dr. Burns

Walton Chapel

9:30am - 10:30am

Welcome Week - Traditional Hall RAs ONLY

Walton Chapel

Apartment RAs check with your RD

10:45am - 11:45am

Conflict Mediation/ Communication Skills - W. Fitzwater

Nursing 105

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

Bawcom Dining

1:15pm - 4:15pm

Behind Closed Doors - M. Dube

Farris

4:15pm - 5:00pm

Behind Closed Doors Debrief - M. Dube

Nursing 105

5:00pm - 5:30pm

RA Training Wrap-Up - Dr. Smith

Nursing 105

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dinner

Bawcom Dining

Tuesday - August 6th

Time

Event

Location

7:30am - 8:15am

Breakfast

Bawcom Dining

Pro-Time with Dr. Smith - RDs ONLY

Bawcom Dining

9:00am - 9:30am

Worship and Devotion with Student Leaders - Dr. Burns

Walton Chapel

9:45am - 12:00pm

In-House/ Debrief/ Early Move-In

Living Area

10:00am - 11:30am

Faculty and Staff Assembly - RDs ONLY

McLane Great Hall

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

Bawcom Dining

1:00pm - 5:00pm

In-House/ Debrief/ Early Move-In

Living Area

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dinner - The last supper

Bawcom Dining

Wednesday - August 7th

MOVE-IN DAY! Theme: ResLife Shirts

Time

Event

Location

7:00am - End of Day

Housing Opens - Times Staggered Traditional Halls

Living Area

7:30am - 8:15am

Breakfast - Meal Plans ONLY - Stagger

Bawcom Dining - Traditional Hall RAs

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch - Meal Plans ONLY - Stagger

Bawcom Dining - Traditional Hall RAs

1:00pm

Apartment Residents begin check-in

Living Area

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Dinner - Meal Plans ONLY

Bawcom Dining - Traditional Hall RAs

7:00pm - Midnight

Duty Nights Begin

Living Area

9:00pm

First Night Events - Ask your RD for instructions.

Living Area