Fall 2018 Transfer Student Welcome Weekend Schedule

Friday, August 17 - Monday, August 20

Event details will be discussed at the transfer welcome luncheon on August 17 at 11:30 in the Findlay Student Center Ballroom.

Printable Schedule

Friday, August 17


8 a.m. - Noon Campus Housing Open for Move-In
Room keys are available in your residence hall lobby. For those living in campus apartments, keys will be in the Security Office in the Findlay Student Center (FSC).
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Transfer Students Welcome Luncheon
Freeman Hall - Hoblit Suite
12:15 - 1 p.m. Finding Your Way
Scavenger hunt led by your Transfer O-Leaders

1 - 1:45 p.m.

Ice Cream and Parent Goodbye
Kellogg Greenspace

2 - 3:25 p.m. Transfer Students Attend CORE 104 Class
Lay Hall Auditorium

2 - 2:50 p.m.

Parent  Presentation with James Robilotta
 O'Reilly Family Event Center 

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Welcome to Drury! Student Presentation featuring author and international speaker James Robilotta 
O'Reilly Family Event Center    

3 - 4 p.m.

Parent Reception and Farewell (parents only)
FSC Ballroom
This is the last event for parents before they leave campus

4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Welcome Weekend 101
 
O'Reilly Family Event Center
5 - 5:45 p.m. Dinner
FSC Commons
5:50 - 6:40 p.m. Campus Safety - Presented by Springfield Police and Drury Safety and Security
Clara Thompson Hall
6:45 - 8:30 p.m. O-Leader Talent Show
 
Clara Thompson Hall
8:30 - 10 p.m. Hard CORE Games
 
Sunderland Field

Saturday, August 18


8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Breakfast and Residence Hall Meetings(for students in the residence halls only) 
Meet and eat with your Residence Assistant (RA) on your hall floor.

Breakfast available in the Commons for commuter students

10 - 11:30 a.m. Student Presentation featuring Gentry McCreary
 - O'Reilly Family Event Center 
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CORE 104 Class and Lunch
Lay Hall Auditorium
1 - 3 p.m. Active Shooter Training and Drills - presented by Springfield Police Dept.
Lay Hall Auditorium

3 - 5 p.m.

Free Time

Commuter Student Event - for all non-residential new students
TBA

5 - 6:30 p.m.  Dinner
FSC Commons
7 - 9 p.m. Bowling and Free T-Shirts sponsored by SGA
Enterprise Park Lanes / Sunshine Lanes

Sunday, August 19


8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast Available
FSC Commons
10 - 11 a.m. Ecumenical Worship Service - Optional
Stone Chapel
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CORE 104 Class and Lunch
FSC 204
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Student Activities Fair
FSC, Ballroom
1:30 - 5 p.m.

Free Time and Rides to Walmart
 - 
The HPER Pool will be available for open swim
 - The CSA Lounge will be available (FSC lower level)

5 - 7 p.m. Transfer Student Dinner and Dessert with Faculty and Staff
Springfield Brewing Company
7:30 - 9 p.m. Sunday FunDay – DVD/Gift Card Bingo
FSC Commons
9 - 10 p.m. New Student Carnival - hosted by Greek Life
Kellogg Greenspace

Monday, August 20


8 - 9:15 a.m. Breakfast Available
FSC Commons
9 a.m. - Noon Community Service Plunge Project
Clara Thompson Hall
Noon - 2 p.m. Picnic on Kellogg
Kellogg Green
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. On-Campus Employment and Work Study
(required for all work study students)

Lay Hall Auditorium
4 - 5 p.m. Honor Code Ceremony and Academic Kick Off
Clara Thompson Hall
5 - 7 p.m. Dinner - available for purchase or through campus meal plans. Food trucks will be selling items on Drury Lane at 6 p.m.
FSC Commons and Drury Lane
6 p.m. Commuter Student Meeting - Highly Recommended for all Non-Residential Students
FSC Room 204
6:30 p.m.

Panthers First Mixer - For members of the Panthers First Program
FSC Ballroom

7 - 9:30 p.m. The Finale: Fun on the Lane and a huge fireworks show at 9 p.m.
Drury Lane and FSC Fountain Area