Welcome Week Schedule

 


Welcome Week 2018

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 Teen Town.
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, Ordal Dining Hall
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 Magician Farrell Dillon, Elmen Center
9 p.m. — Bonfire featuring music by Wayward, 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, Elmen Center
2:45 to 3:15 p. m. — Social, Bergsaker Drive
3:30 to 5:30 p.m. — Ed Session 1:  Get Out of Your Bubble or Step Up!, FSC 113 A & B, Elmen Center
5:00 to 6:30 p.m. — DinnerOrdal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. — Ed Session 2: Get Out of Your Bubble or Step Up!, FSC 113 A& B, Elmen Center
8:30 to 10 p.m. — Thunder Road, 201 N Kiwanis Ave, Sioux Falls, SD

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, FSC 113 A & B
11:30 a.m.— Lunch, Ordal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
1 to 2:45 p.m. — Ed Session 4: StrengthsQuest or Sex Signals, FSC 113 A & B, Edith Mortensen Theatre (Morrison Commons)
2:45 to 3:15 p.m. — Social, FSC Patio and Ole Statue

3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. — Ed Session 5:  StrengthsQuest or Sex SignalsFSC 113 A & B, Edith Mortensen Theatre (Morrison Commons)
5:00 p.m. — DinnerOrdal Dining Room (Morrison Commons)
6:30 p.m. —  New Student Varieties, Elmen Center 
8 p.m. — Southside Game Night, Bergsaker 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
8:00 p.m. — UBG Movie on the GreenRAINSITE FSC 113 A &B

Welcome Week 2018Wednesday, August 29

First Day of Classes!

7:05 p.m. — Augustana Night at the Canaries, Canaries Stadium1001 Northwest Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD

Other Events to Check Out in September

  • UBG Concert on the Green, 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2
  • Labor Day FYS Plenary Sessions, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 3
  • Sand VB, Kickball, Spike Ball, 2-5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 3, Solberg Sand VB Court
  • Activities Fair, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, Commons Patio
  • Study Abroad Fair, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 3-in-1 Room
  • Volunteer Fair, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Monday, Sept. 17, 3-in-1 Room

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 so you can add your voice.