Welcome Week

August 23 - September 2, 2019

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Friday, August 23

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Residence Hall Move-in

4:00 p.m.
Commuter Student Panel
McCann Lounge
*First-year commuter students ONLY. Attendance required.

8:00 p.m.
Floor Meetings
*Attendance required for all first-year students.

8:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
 
Campus-wide Carnival
Residence Hall Quad


Saturday, August 24

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Sexual Assault Prevention Workshops
Serrick Center
*Attendance required.

7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Casino Night
Whitney Hall Lobby
Students can spend the night playing black jack, poker, craps, spinning the roulette wheel, or hanging out in the BINGO room. Everyone is welcome. Your favorite faculty and staff members are on hand to deal out more than grades tonight.


Sunday, August 25

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Community Standards
Schomburg/Hubbard Banquet Room
*Attendance required for McReynolds residents only.

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
President's Welcome Reception
Serrick Lobby

*Attendance required.

6:00 p.m.
Beach Volleyball/Campfire
Residence Hall Quad


Monday, August 26

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Campus Safety Procedures
*Attendance required.

11:00 a.m.
Matriculation/Convocation
Schomburg Auditorium
Watch livestream!

*Attendance required.

12:00 p.m.
Campus-wide Picnic
Serrick Quad
*Attendance required for all first-year students.

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
First Year Experience Class and Swarm Scavenger Hunt
*Attendance required for all first-year students.

3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Movie Night
Northtowne Mall Theater


Tuesday, August 27

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Griot B: Teaching History Through Music
Schomburg Auditorium
*Attendance required for all first-year students.


Wednesday, August 28

9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Whitney, Jacket Suites, Grand Ave Building Meeting
Schomburg Auditorium
*Attendance required.


Thursday, August 29

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Coffee with a Cop
McCann Lounge

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Office of Intercultural Relations Open House
Hubbard Banquet Room

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Kristen Merlin: Musician
Schomburg Auditorium
*Attendance required for all first-year students.


Friday, August 30

8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Open Mic Night/Karaoke
McCann Lounge



Saturday, August 31

Time TBD
DC Football Scrimmage/Tailgating
Coressel Stadium

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Putt-Putt Golf/Go-Carts/Laser Tag


Sunday, September 1

Time TBD
Toledo Zoo


Monday, September 2

8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Drive-in Movie
Residence Hall Quad


CONTACT

Jake Arnold
Director of Student Activities
Conferences and Events Coordinator

419-783-2585
jarnold@defiance.edu