Jump Start

Ohana Schedule

The Ohana student leadership team has designed a diverse group of activities to fill each day. There will be time everyday when all three Jump Start programs will gather to spend time getting to meet other first year students. We will eat breakfast and dinner together. Each evening there will be options to join fun group activities. This schedule is subject to change.

Saturday, August 16
TBARegistration and Check-in
Willamette Campus

Register, check-in and pickup any "last-minute" items needed. We will meet for Dinner - "Ohana-Style" (Your Families are encouraged to stay and attend) and depart for the 4-H Center. Activities include spending time getting to know your leaders and other Ohana participants.

Sunday, August 17
All DayPortland Visit
Portland, Oregon

We take as short drive down I-5 to downtown Portland and explore the diversity of downtown in the "Big City." Sites will include the Portland Saturday Market with it's diversity of vendors and food and Powell's Bookstore--the largest book store in the world.

Monday, August 18
All DayWillamette Tour
Willamette Campus and Downtown Salem

Ohana leaders will share about their experiences and you will have an opportunity to explore important resources and support services needed to navigate WU and take your photo for your student ID. In the afternoon we will tour Salem.

Tuesday, August 19
Morning to afternoonExplore Downtown Salem
Downtown Salem
We will take time to explore downtown Salem and enjoy a day of fun activities.
EveningCultural Issues Conversation
Willamette Campus
In the evening take part in "Cultural Issues" - a "real" conversation of what one might expect as a multicultural student and shared experiences on how to flourish during your time at WU.
Wednesday, August 20
All DaySelect a day program
Free Day

Dinner this evening will include administrators and faculty from across campus, as well as international students and varsity athletes.

Thursday, August 21
10:00 a.m.Opening Days Activities
Willamette Campus

We will have you back to campus for Opening Days activities at 10:00 a.m.

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