Welcome Week 2017 Schedule

 


Saturday, August 26

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 FRIENDSLink.
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Family Dining, Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons) — Cost: $6.50 per family member (children 4 and under - free; Augustana Students with Meal Plan - free)
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, Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
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 Premiere, KO Stadium
6 p.m. — Student Picnic with the President, Fellows' Presidential Residence
7:30 p.m. — Opening Night Event; Nerdology, an interactive trivia game, Elmen Center
9 p.m. — Bonfire featuring the band, Back Alley, Campus Green

Sunday, August 27

9 a.m. — Breakfast with Your Floor, Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
10 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 a.m. to 12 p.m. — Classroom Tours with Viking Guides
12 p.m. — Lunch, Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
1:30 to 3:15 p.m. — Ed Session 1:  Diversity and Inclusion or Sex Signals, Elmen Center, Kresge Recital Hall
3:30 to 5:15 p.m. — Ed Session 2: Diversity and Inclusion or Sex Signals, Elmen Center, Kresge Recital Hall
5:30 p.m. — DinnerOrdal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
6 p.m. — New Student Varieties Auditions, Kresge Recital Hall
8:30 to 10 p.m. — Whole Group Project: Thunder Road

Monday, August 28

8 a.m. — Breakfast with your group, Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. — Ed Session 3: Service Project, Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
12 p.m.— Lunch, Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
1 to 2:45 p.m. — Ed Session 4: Step Up! or Strengthsquest, Elmen Center, Froiland Science Complex 113 A & B
3 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. — Ed Session 5:  Step Up! or StrengthsquestElmen Center, Froiland Science Complex 113 A & B
5 p.m. — DinnerOrdal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
6:30 p.m. —  New Student Varieties, Kresge Recital Hall 
8 p.m. — Southside Game NightBergsaker and Solberg Halls

Tuesday, August 29

7:45 a.m. —  Breakfast, Ordal Dining Room
8:20 to 9 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
11:45 a.m to 1:00 p.m. — Lunch, Ordal Dining Room
11:45 a.m to 2:15 p.m. — IT Sessions, Madsen Center 001 and 002
1 to 2 p.m. — Student Employment and Work Study Meeting (invite only), Kresge Recital Hall
2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. — ELMEN EXTRAVAGANZAElmen Center
6 to 7 p.m. — Food Truck Dinner and VIP Bookstore Event (Flash Sale 5-7 p.m. only!), Commons Patio and Morrison Commons
7:00 p.m. — Printer Set up with ITBergsaker and Solberg Halls
8:30 p.m. — UBG Movie on the GreenCampus Green

Welcome Week 2016Other Events to Check Out in September

  • Labor Day FYS Plenary Sessions, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4
  • Study Abroad Fair, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6
  • Activities Fair, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7
  • Volunteer Fair, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 21

Be sure to check out all the features of the First-Year Programs website for the latest information about clubs and organizations, dining questions, and much more. We're excited to have you on campus as you begin your story at Augustana.