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UT prepares students for 15-16 academic year

The University of Toledo is welcoming new and returning student residents to campus for the 2015-16 academic year.

New students began moving in to on-campus residence halls on Monday and returning students will join them on campus this weekend. Click here for a move in schedule.

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UT President Sharon Gaber will be helping residents of Parks Tower move in from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 20.

First Weeks events, organized by the Division of Student Affairs, also are scheduled to help new and returning students have fun, meet new friends and learn all about UT before classes start on Monday, Aug. 24.

Events include:

Thursday, Aug. 20
– Bonfire, 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., the Flatlands. The Resident Student Association and the National Resident Halls Honorary will provide paint for the spirit rock and s’mores. WXUT and Blue Crew will provide the entertainment.

Friday, Aug. 21
– Commuter Welcome Reception, 2 to 4 p.m., Student Union Ingman Room. First-year and transfer commuter students are welcome to stop by for free ice cream before the New Student Convocation.

– New Student Convocation, 4 to 5 p.m., Savage Arena. UT President Sharon Gaber and faculty and staff members will welcome new students. The event is followed by a barbecue and a foam party.

Sunday, Aug. 23
– Carnival, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Memorial Field House. Students can ride a Ferris wheel, play carnival games, enjoy free food and music.

Click here for information about additional events planned to help students kick off the new year.

Media Coverage
WTOL 11 (Aug. 19, 2015)
NBC 24 (Aug. 20, 2015)
FOX Toledo and 13 ABC (Aug. 21, 2015)
The Blade (Aug. 21, 2015)
NBC 24 (Aug. 25, 2015)

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