Welcome Week Schedule

 


Welcome Week 2018

Below is an overview of our plan for Welcome Week. As we are in the eary stages of planning, things are subject to change so check back in August for a more finalized schedule.

Saturday, August 25

8 a.m. to 12 p.m. — New Student Move-in, Assigned Residence Halls
8 a.m. to 12 p.m. — Business Office & Financial Aid Office Open, Bergsaker Hall Rec Room
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Bookstore Open, Morrison Commons 
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Textbook Pick-Up, Halverson Room (Morrison Commons)
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Hot Dog Cart, between Bergsaker and Solberg Halls Complimentary hot dog, chips, and beverage. Free will offering accepted for a non-profit organization chosen by the Welcome Week Committee.
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Family Dining, Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. — New Student Family Worship, Chapel of Reconciliation
2 to 3:30 p.m. — Residence Hall Meetings for First Year Students, Campus Green
2 to 3:30 p.m. — Family Orientation, Elmen Center
3:30 p.m. — Families Say Goodbye

4 to 4:30 p.m. — Off-Campus Student Check-in, KO Stadium
4:30 p.m. — Welcome Week Launch Party, KO Stadium
6 p.m. — Student Picnic with the President, KO Stadium Concourse
7:30 p.m. — Opening Night Event, Elmen Center
9 p.m. — Bonfire, Campus Green

Sunday, August 26

9 a.m. — Breakfast with Your Floor, Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
10:30 a.m. — New Student Worship, start between Solberg and Bergsaker Hall
10:00 to 3:00 p.m. — Returning Student Move-in, Stavig, Granskou, East, and Tuve Halls, Theme Houses and Apartments
10:00 to 3:00 p.m. — Business Office Open, Granskou
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bookstore open, Morrison Commons
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Textbook Pick-Up, Halverson Room (Morrison Commons)
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. — Lunch, Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
1 to 1:30 p.m. — Classroom Tours with Viking Guides
1:45 to 2:30 p.m. — New Student Varieties Auditions, location TBD
2:45 to 3:15 p. m. — Social, Iocation TBD
3:30 to 5:30 p.m. — Ed Session 1:  Diversity and Inclusion or Step Up!, location TBD, Elmen Center
5:00 to 6:30 p.m. — DinnerOrdal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. — Ed Session 2: Diversity and Inclusion or Step Up!, location TBD, Elmen Center
8:30 to 10 p.m. — Social Activity, location TBD

Monday, August 27

7:30 a.m. — Breakfast with your group, Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
8:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Ed Session 3: Service Project, location TBD
11:30 a.m.— Lunch, Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
1 to 2:45 p.m. — Ed Session 4: StrengthsQuest or Sex Signals, Froiland Science Complex 113 A & B, Edith Mortensen Theatre (Morrison Commons)
2:45 to 3:15 p.m. — Social, location TBD

3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. — Ed Session 5:  StrengthsQuest or Sex SignalsFroiland Science Complex 113 A & B, Edith Mortensen Theatre (Morrison Commons)
5:00 p.m. — DinnerOrdal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
6:30 p.m. —  New Student Varieties, Edith Mortensen Theatre (Morrison Commons) 
8 p.m. — Southside Game NightBergsaker and Solberg Halls

Tuesday, August 28

7:45 a.m. —  Breakfast, Ordal Dining Room
8:20 to 9:00 a.m. — Academic Department Meeting & Advising for Major #2 (double majors only), various locations around campus
9:10 to 9:50 a.m. — Academic Department Meeting & Advising for Major #1, various locations around campus
10 to 11:30 a.m. — Convocation, meet in the Chapel of Reconciliation
11:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m. — Lunch, Ordal Dining Room
11:45 a.m to 1:45 p.m. — IT Sessions, Madsen Center 001 and 002
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. — Student Employment and Work Study Meeting (invite only), Froiland Science Complex 113B
2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. — ELMEN EXTRAVAGANZAElmen Center
5:30 to 7 p.m. — Food Truck Dinner and VIP Bookstore Event (Flash Sale 5-7 p.m. only!), Commons Patio and Morrison Commons
5:45 to 7:00 p.m. — IT SessionsMadsen Center 001 and 002
7:00 p.m. — Printer Set up with ITBergsaker and Solberg Halls
8:30 p.m. — UBG Movie on the GreenCampus Green

Welcome Week 2018Other Events to Check Out in September

  • Labor Day FYS Plenary Sessions, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 3
  • Activities Fair, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6
  • Study Abroad Fair, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12
  • Volunteer Fair, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Monday, Sept. 17

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