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Schedule of Events

Day 1 Schedule — June 21 and June 28

All times are Central Standard Time (CST).

Time Activity
11:00-11:30 am OL Team Brunch/Team Meeting
11:30 am-12:30 pm Set-up – Stations ready to start check-in
12:30-1:30 pm RISE Check-in
1:30-1:45 pm Students OLs and walk to Wohlers Hall
1:45-2:10 pm RISE Welcome
2:10-2:30 pm Small Group Time
2:30-4:00 pm Campus Tour/ Get to know MTD
4:00-4:30 pm Break/Freshen Up at Union/Small Group Time
5:00-6:50 pm Evening on Nevada Street
7:00-8:00 pm Academic Real Talk
8:15-10:00 pm Night at the Union
10:15-11:15 pm Small Group Meeting

Day 2 Schedule — June 22 and June 29

All times are Central Standard Time (CST).

Time Activity
8:00-8:45 am Breakfast with Small Groups
9:00-9:10 am RISE Picture
9:30-10:20 am Academic Illini
Mock Lecture
10:30-10:50 am Creation of Small Group Questions
10:55-11:30 am Faculty Panel
11:45 am-12:30 pm Lunch
12:45-2:45 pm I-Connect
2:45-3:15 pm Small Group Check-In/Break
3:15-4:00 pm Let’s Talk: Mental Well-Being at U of I
4:00-5:00 pm 4:00-4:30 pm: Financial Wellness at U of I

4:30-5:00 pm: Civic Engagement – Being an Involved

5:00-6:00 pm Break/Freshen up for Closing Banquet
6:15-7:45 pm RISE Closing Banquet


7:45-9:30 pm Dance/Karaoke Night/Game Room
9:45-10:30 pm Small Group Meeting
10:30-11:30 pm Night Activities at Hall with snacks until lights out

Day 3 Schedule — June 23 and June 30

All times are Central Standard Time (CST).

Time Activity
7:30-8:00 am Breakfast with Small Group and Early Check-Out SDRP
8:00-8:15 am RISE Check-Out & OLs walk students to Illini Union
8:45-9:00 am Summer Registration Check-In & Meet up with Family Members
9:00-9:45 am University Welcome
9:45-10:15 am Head to College Meeting
10:15-11:30 am College Meeting
11:30 am-1:00 pm Lunch
1:00-5:00 pm Course Registration
1:00-4:30 pm Pick-Up Luggage from RISE Check-Out
4:30-5:00 pm RISE SESSION 2 ONLY

Students will meet NSP staff at ARC parking lot to get on buses