Fall Welcome 2016

Friday, Aug. 26 - Saturday, Sept. 3

Schedule at a Glance

Move in day
Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Residential Student Check-In

Residence Halls

 

 

 

9 a.m.-2:15 p.m., 3:30-4:30 p.m.

One Stop Center

Centennial Hall (Ground Floor)

 

   

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Bookstore Open

Marbeck Center

 

 

 

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Welcome Picnic

The Commons (Marbeck Center)

 

 

 

2:30 p.m.

President's Welcome

Sommer Center

 

 

 

3:30 p.m.

Farewell to Families

 

     

4  p.m.

Welcome Group Session #1

Welcome Group meeting locations

Check signs posted in residence halls and Marbeck Center

 

 

 

5:30 p.m.

Dinner for New Students,

Community 101

The Commons (Marbeck Center)

 

 

 

8 p.m.

Residence Hall Floor Meetings

Residence Hall Floors

 

 

 

9 p.m.

Marbeck After Dark
Paint U

Bob's Place (Marbeck Center)

     
 
Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

7:30-8:15 a.m.

Breakfast

Commons (Marbeck Center)

 

 

 

8:30-11:50 a.m.

Welcome Group Session #2

Meet in Commons (Marbeck Center)

 

 

 

11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lunch

Commons (Marbeck Center)

 

 

 

1:30-3:40 p.m.

Welcome Group Session #3

Welcome Group Meeting Locations

 

 

 

4:30 p.m.

Bluffton Olympics Team Preparation

Welcome Group Meeting Locations

     

5-7 p.m.

New Student Picnic & Bluffton Olympics

Library Green

 

 

 

7 p.m.

Residence Hall Community Development Activity

Residence Hall Floors

Midnight

Midnight movie

Shannon Theatre (Main Street, Bluffton)

 
Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

11 a.m.

Sunday Morning Worship

Yoder Recital Hall

 

 

 

12-1 p.m.

Lunch

Commons (Marbeck Center)

 

 

 

12-6 p.m.

Bookstore open

Marbeck Center

 

 

 

2 p.m.

Learn & Earn: Orientation to Campus Work

Commons (Marbeck Center)

 

 

 

2:30 p.m.

Learn & Earn: Position Training

Check with your employment supervisor

     

5-6 p.m.

Dinner

Commons (Marbeck Center)

 

 

 

6:15 p.m.

Welcome Group Session #4

Welcome Group Meeting Locations

 

 

 

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Party on the Lawn Ice Cream Social & More!

Neufeld Lawn, sand volleyball court,
tennis & basketball courts

 
Monday, Aug. 29, 2016
8 a.m. Classes begin!  
     
6 p.m.

Things-You-Forgot-at-Home BINGO - Sponsored by MCB

Bob's Place (Marbeck Center)
     
9:30 p.m. Residence Hall Floor Meetings Residence Hall Floors
     
10:30 p.m. All Hall Meeting Residence Hall Lobbies
     
 
Tuesday Aug. 30, 2016
10:45 a.m Opening Convocation Sommer Center
     
7 p.m. A Conversation with Julie Burstein Yoder Recital Hall
     
9:30 p.m. Capture the Flag Hirschy Green
     
 
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Student Involvement Fair - Sponsored by Office of Student Involvement Klassen Court (outside Marbeck Center)
     
4 p.m. Ultimate Frisbee - Sponsored by the Ultimate Frisbee Club Library Green
     
9 p.m. Celebration! - Sponsored by Hall Chaplains The Fire Circle (near Adams Bridge)
     
 
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2015
11 a.m. Chapel Yoder Recital Hall
     
9:30 p.m. Pancakes. Coffee. Trivia. - Sponsored by MCB Bob's Place (Marbeck Center)
     
 
Friday, Sept. 2, 2016
6 p.m. Cross Country Beaver Invitational Nature Preserve
     
9 p.m. Marbeck After Dark: Laser Tag & S'Mores

Library Green
Rain location: Burcky Gym

     
 
Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016
1:30 p.m. Football vs. Wilmington Salzman Stadium