First Year Student Schedule

Welcome Week begins on Wednesday, August 24; Classes for all students begin on Monday, August 29. When you get to campus, you'll receive a detailed schedule of ALL Welcome Week activities.

Wednesday

Time Activity Location
8 - 10 a.m. 

New Residents Check-in

Johnson Center
10 a.m. Commuter Students Check In (Commuters, remember to watch an online info video for frequently asked questions).

Johnson Center

Video Link

11:30 a.m.

Enjoy lunch on your own in our local Canton Community. If you would like to order and pick up a boxed lunch from the Hoover Dining Commons on campus, you can purchase it 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
7:30 a.m. or 8:15 a.m. Gen 100 Section Breakfast & Getting Oriented Hoover Dining Commons
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Lunch Hoover Dining Commons
12:15 - 3:30 p.m.  Into The Streets BCC Parking Lot
3:30 p.m. Chorale Auditions Johnson Center
5 - 6:30 p.m.  Dinner Hoover Dining Commons
6 p.m. Soccer Game Pioneer Park
7 - 9:00 p.m. Field of Nets Blossom Quad
9 p.m. Glow Night - One S'more Social Myers Lounge Fire Pit  & WWF QUAD

Friday

Time  Activity Location
7:30 a.m. or 8:15 a.m. Gen 100 Section Breakfast & Getting Oriented Hoover Dining Commons
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Lunch Hoover Dining Commons
12:15 - 3:30 p.m. Into The Streets BCC Parking Lot
3:30 p.m. Chorale Auditions Johnson Center
5 - 6:30 p.m.  Dinner Hoover Dining Commons
6:30 p.m. Karaoke  Johnson Center - Chapel
9 p.m.  Outdoor Movie Quad

Saturday

Time  Activity Location
8 - 10 a.m.  Continental Breakfast Hoover Dining Commons
10:00 a.m. - 12 noon The WalkAbout Meet behind on the Library Green
12 noon - 2 p.m.  Lunch Hoover Dining Commons
2 - 4:00 p.m.  An Afternoon of Chill Blossom Quad
 5 - 6:30 p.m. Campus Block Party The Quad
6 p.m. Watch the Men's Soccer Game Pioneer Park
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. Learning Cluster Gathering Strand Building
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
7 p.m. Games Quad
8:30 p.m.  Celebration, A Night of Student-led Worship Blossom Quad (Rain Location- JC Worship Center)