Party on the Lawn

Fall Welcome - Sunday

Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018

11 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship

New students are extended a special invitation to the first on-campus Sunday worship service of the academic year. Come worship with us!
Location: Yoder Recital Hall

12 noon-1 p.m.

Location: The Commons, Marbeck Center

12 noon - 6 p.m.
Bookstore Open
The bookstore will be open to purchase books, supplies and other school gear.
Location: Marbeck Center

2 p.m.
Learn & Earn: Orientation to Campus Work

If you are planning on working on campus, you will want to attend this session. All new students will meet our dedicated supervisors, learn about Bluffton's dynamic work program and discover their potential in our campus work community.
Location: The Commons, Marbeck Center

2:30 p.m.
Learn & Earn: Position Training

Some employment positions will hold introductory training during this time. Check with your employment supervisor to confirm any scheduled training and location.
Location: Check with your employment supervisor

5-6 p.m.

Location: The Commons, Marbeck Center

6:15 p.m.
Welcome Group Session #4

This is the last of the formal welcome group sessions. It's a chance to process your first few days and ensure your readiness for classes on Monday! Your welcome group will end this session with a walk to the traditional all campus ice cream social!
Location: Welcome group meeting locations

7:30-9:30 p.m.
Party on the lawn

A traditional favorite of new and returning students alike! There will be music. There will be games. There will be surprises. Come join in on the fun.
Sponsored by the admissions office and Marbeck Center Board (MCB)
Location: Neufeld Lawn, sand volleyball court, tennis & basketball courts