Party on the Lawn

Fall Welcome - Sunday

Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019

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

Noon-1 p.m.

The Commons, Marbeck Center

Noon - 6 p.m.
Bookstore open
Campus bookstore, Marbeck Center
The bookstore will be open to purchase books, supplies and other school gear.

1:30 p.m.
Learn & Earn: Orientation to campus work
The Commons, Marbeck Center
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.

2 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.

5-8 p.m.
Party at the Preserve

Bluffton University Nature Preserve
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Nature Preserve as we start the new academic year. Enjoy kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, lawn games and axe throwing! Come for dinner being served from 5–6 p.m. for all students and stick around to have some fun!

8:30 p.m.
Welcome Group Session #6
Welcome group meeting locations
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!