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EU Launch 2014


Date: Friday, August 22

Time: Various Times

Location: Evangel Campus

Event Information


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EU Launch is designed to help new students transition into the Evangel family. The fall 2014 Launch is scheduled for August 22-26, 2014.

Informational sessions and bonding activities help new students and their parents make connections with the current students, faculty and staff.  The program ensures that the first few days on campus are comfortable and friendly.

For more information about EU Launch, read the Insider’s Guide and the Essential Survival Guide.

Below is schedule information for all students and parents attending EU Launch.


  • Freshman/Transfer Resident Student Schedule
    Friday, August 22, 2014
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Information Station
    (Student Union, First Floor Lobby)
    8 a.m. – Noon New Resident Student Check-In/Move-In
    (Residence Halls)
    11 a.m. – Noon Campus Tours Available
     (Leaving from Riggs Hall Atrium)
    11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lunch Available
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    1 – 2 p.m. Campus Tours Available
     (Leaving from Riggs Hall Atrium)
    1 – 2:45 p.m. Unpack and Shop
    2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Welcome to the Evangel Family: Engage the Present, Shape the Future
    (Spence Chapel)
    3:45 p.m. – 4:15 Alumni Parents & their New Students Photo
    (Spence Chapel Platform)
    4 – 5:30 p.m. Faculty Meet-n-Greet
    (Visit with professors from academic departments of choice)
    (Mabee Student Fitness Center)
    5 – 6 p.m. Founder’s Scholarship Reception with President Taylor and Dr. Adera(Joust West Conference Room)
    5 – 7 p.m. Dinner Available
    Faculty, New Students and Family
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    7 – 8:30 p.m. Meet Your Launch Leader
    (Mabee Student Fitness Center)
    8:30 – 9:15 p.m. Worship at Sunset
    (Quad)
    9:15 p.m. AGCU Custard on the Quad
    (Quad)
    Saturday, August 23, 2014
    10 – 11:45 a.m. Brunch
    (Crusader Hall)
    11:45 a.m. – 5 p.m. Service Learning Experience with Convoy of Hope
    (Meet in Spence Chapel)
    5 – 7 p.m. Freshman Dinner
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    5 – 7 p.m. Transfer Student Dinner
    (Crusader Hall 115 A&B)
    7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Live Comedy: Slap Happy Comedy
    (Spence Chapel)
    8:30 – 10:30 p.m. Joust and Java – Optional
    (The Joust)

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    10:30 – 11:30 a.m. All-Evangel Worship Service
    (Spence Chapel)
     11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Goodbye Celebration BBQ
    (Crusader Dining Hall and Outside)
     4:45 – 6 p.m. RA Dinner &  Involvement Panel
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    6 – 7 p.m. New Student Resident Hall Meetings
    (Individual Residence Halls)
     7 – 8 p.m.  CROSSwalk Worship Service 
    (Spence Chapel)
     8:30 – 11 p.m. ThinkFast Trivia Game Show
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    Monday, August 25, 2014
    7 – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    8 – 9:00 a.m. Academic Preparation: Unquestionably Academic
    (Spence Chapel)
    9 a.m. – Noon Success Planning with Faculty Advisors
    (Various venues)
    11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. “Down Time” OR English Proficiency Exam in Trask 302
    4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Dinner with Launch Group
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. “Launch Out”– Check out Springfield with your Launch Group
    (Various Venues)
    Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    7 – 10 a.m. Breakfast Available
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    10 – 11 a.m. New Student Chapel Service
    (Chapel)
    11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    1 – 4:30 p.m. Down Time
    4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Luau on the Lawn
    (Quad)
    6:30 – 9 p.m. Down Time
    9 – 10 p.m. igNIGHT
    (In front of your Residence Hall)
  • Freshman/Transfer Commuter Student Schedule
    Friday, August 22, 2014
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Information Station
    (Student Union, First Floor Lobby)
    8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Commuter Student Check-In
    (Riggs Hall Atrium)
    11 a.m. – Noon Campus Tours Available
    (Leaving from Riggs Hall Atrium)
    11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Commuter Luncheon
    (Crusader Hall 115 A&B)
    1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Campus Tours Available
    (Leaving from Riggs Hall Atrium)
    2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Welcome to the Evangel Family: Engage the Present, Shape the Future
    (Spence Chapel)
    3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Alumni Parents & their New Students Photo
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Faculty Meet-n-Greet
    (Visit with professors from academic departments of choice)
    (Mabee Student Fitness Center)
    5 – 7 p.m. Dinner Available
    Faculty, New Students and Family
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Meet Your Launch Leader
    (Mabee Student Fitness Center)
    8:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. Worship at Sunset
    (Quad)
    9:15 p.m. AGCU Custard on the Quad
    (Quad)
    Saturday, August 23, 2014
    10 – 11:45 a.m. Brunch
    (Crusader Hall)
    11:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Service Learning Experience with Convoy of Hope
    (Meet in Spence Chapel)
    5 – 7 p.m. Dinner Available
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    5 – 7 p.m. Transfer Dinner
    (Crusader Hall 115 A&B)
    7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Comedy: Slap Happy Comedy
    (Spence Chapel)
    8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Joust and Java-Optional
    (The Joust)
    Sunday, August 24, 2014
    8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. All-Evangel Worship Service
    (Spence Chapel)
    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Goodbye Celebration BBQ
    (Crusader Dining Hall and Outside)
    4:45  - 6 p.m. Dinner &  Involvement Panel
    (Crusader Dining Hall – Commuters sit together)
    7 – 8 p.m. CROSSwalk Worship Service
    (Chapel)
    8:30 – 11 p.m. ThnkFast Trivia Game Show
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    Monday, August 25, 2014
    7 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. Academic Preparation: Unquestionably Academic
    (Spence Chapel)
    9 a.m. – Noon Success Planning with Faculty Advisors
    (Various venues)
    11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    1:30 p.m. English Proficiency Exam in Trask Hall, room 302 (if required)
    4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Dinner
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. “Launch Out”– Check out Springfield with your Launch Group
    (Various Venues)
    Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    7 – 10 a.m. Breakfast
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    10 – 11 a.m. New Student Chapel Service
    (Spence Chapel)
    11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    1:30 – 4 p.m. “Down Time”
    4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Luau on the Lawn
    (Quad)
    9 – 10 p.m. igNIGHT
    (Meet at Student Union, North Lawn)

     

  • Parent Schedule
    Friday, August 22, 2014
    8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Information Station
    (Student Union, First Floor Lobby)
    8 a.m. – Noon New Resident Student Check-In/Move-In
    (Resident Halls)
    8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Commuter Check-in
    (Riggs Atrium)
    11 a.m. – Noon Campus Tours Available
    (Leaving from Riggs Hall Atrium)
    11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lunch Available
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Campus Tours Available
    (Leaving from Riggs Hall Atrium)
    2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Welcome Extravaganza: Engage the Present, Shape the Future
    (Spence Chapel)
    3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Alumni Parents & their New Student Photo (Spence Chapel stage)
    4 – 5:30 p.m. Faculty Meet-n-Greet
    (Visit with professors from academic departments of choice)
    (Mabee Student Fitness Center)
    5 – 6 p.m. Founder’s Scholarship Reception with Dr. Taylor & Provost
    (Joust West Conference Room)
    5 – 7 p.m. Dinner Available
    Faculty, New Students and Family
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Parent Dessert Fellowship
    (Riggs Atrium-Enter Through East Door)
    Saturday, August 23, 2014
    10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Brunch
    (Crusader Hall)
    11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Parent Experience
    (Barnett Recital Hall)
    5 – 7 p.m. Dinner Available
    (Crusader Dining Hall)
    7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Live Comedy: Slap Happy Comedy
    (Spence Chapel)
    Sunday, August 24, 2014
    10:30 – 11:30 a.m. All-Evangel Worship Service
    (Spence Chapel)
    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Goodbye Celebration BBQ
    (Crusader Dining Hall and Outside)

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