First Year Student Schedule

Welcome Week begins on Wednesday, August 19; Classes for all students begin on Monday, August 24. When you get to campus, you'll receive a detailed schedule of ALL Welcome Week activities.

Wednesday

Time Activity Location
8-11 a.m. 

New Residents Check-in:

8-9 a.m. Last name A-H arrives

9-10 a.m. Last name I-O arrives

10-11 a.m. Last name P-Z arrives

Johnson Center
11 a.m.-12 noon  Commuter Students Check In Johnson Center
11:30 a.m.

Students and families will have two options for lunch: 

Off-campus to dining--A list of local restaurants will be provided to you at your car by our hospitality team while your student is checking in. 

Order to-go box lunches from AVI (our dining commons). Students and families can order boxed lunches to-go, which can be picked up outside the cafeteria. (Cost is $8.85; Gluten-free option $11; orders will need to be placed by August 10th). Boxed lunches may be purchased HERE.

 

 

 

1:30-1:45 p.m. Farewell to Family & Friends  
1:45 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Students meet their College Experience (Gen 100) Class  The Quad
5-6:30 p.m.  Dinner Hoover Dining Commons
6:30-8:30 p.m.  New Student Olympics (Students compete in unique games with their section for team prizes.)  Blossom Hall Quad
8:30 p.m.  Residence Hall Floor Meetings Residence Halls

 Thursday

Time  Activity Location
7:15 a.m.  Gen 100 Section Breakfast  Hoover Dining Commons
7:45 a.m. Gen 100 Section Breakfast for sections   Hoover Dining Commons
8 a.m.  Gen 100 Team Building Various locations
8:00 a.m.  - 12 noon Class meeting  Check your printed schedule
12 noon - 1 p.m. Lunch Hoover Dining Commons
12 noon - 5 p.m.  Section Activities Quad
5-6:30 p.m.  Dinner Hoover Dining Commons
7-9:00 p.m. Field of Nets Blossom Quad
9-10:00 p.m. One S'more Social Myers Lounge Fire Pit (WWF)

Friday

Time  Activity Location
7:15 a.m.  Gen 100 Section Breakfast Hoover Dining Commons
7:45 a.m. Gen 100 Section Breakfast  Hoover Dining Commons
8 a.m.  Gen 100 Team Building Various locations
8:00 a.m.- 12 noon Class meeting  Check your printed schedule
12 noon- 1:00 p.m. Lunch Hoover Dining Commons
12 noon-4 p.m.  Section Activities Quad
4-5:00 p.m. Pendle Hill Pledge Softball Field
5-6:30 p.m.  Dinner Hoover Dining Commons
6:30 p.m. Karaoke  East Campus Center
8:30 p.m.  Outdoor Movie Quad

Saturday

Time  Activity Location
8-10 a.m.  Continental Breakfast Hoover Dining Commons
10:00 a.m.- 12 noon Campus Amazing Race Meet behind Brehme Centennial Center
12 noon-2 p.m.  Lunch Hoover Dining Commons
2-4:30 p.m.  Chaos Day Blossom Quad
 5-6:30 p.m. Campus Block Party The Quad
7:00 p.m.

Improv Show

East Campus Center
9-11 p.m.  ResHallapalooza Look for info posted on the entrances of your residence halls. Commuters are warmly invited to attend!

Sunday

Time  Activity Location
8-9:30 a.m.  Continental Breakfast Hoover Dining Commons
10:30 a.m. Worship at a local church A list is provided outside the Office of Spiritual Formation in the Barn
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.  Brunch Hoover Dining Commons
2:00 p.m. International Student Gathering Bennett Lounge (The Barn)
4-6 p.m.  Multicultural Mixer Check your printed schedule
4:30-6 p.m.  Dinner Hoover Dining Commons
8:00 p.m.  Celebration, A Night of Student-led Worship  Quad (Rain Location- JC Worship Center)