Fall 2018 Transfer Student Welcome Weekend Schedule

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 - Monday, August 20

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
- Findlay Student Center (FSC), Ballroom
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)
- This is the last event for parents before they leave campus
- FSC, Ballroom

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 Hyper 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 your meal plan), Food Trucks will be on Drury Lane @ 6 pm
FSC, Commons
6:30 p.m. Commuter Student Meeting - Highly Recommended for all Non-Residential Students
- FSC, Ballroom
7 p.m.

Peer to Peer Mentor Mixer
- FSC Room 204

7 - 9:30 p.m. The Finale:  Fun on the Lane and a Huge Fireworks Show at 9:00 p.m.
- Drury Lane and FSC Fountain Area