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Schedule of Events

Also see the Schedule of Events for Parents and Family Members.

Friday, August 26, 2016

24 hours

Computer Labs Open—Wilson Student Center Room 217

7:30am – 9:30am

Continental Breakfast—Tent outside of ARC

8:30am – 11:00am

Resident Student Check-In and Move-In—Rec Gym, ARC

10:00am – 11:00am

Commuter Student Check-in—Rec Gym, ARC

10:45am - 1:15pm

Lunch—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center

12:30pm - 1:15pm

Friday Prayer for Muslim Students and Families—Woman's Club Room, Whitecar Hall

1:30pm

New Students Line Up for Convocation—Rec Gym, ARC. Students: please wear your Convocation t-shirt

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Families Assemble for Convocation—Bobby Morgan Arena, ARC

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Convocation—Bobby Morgan Arena, ARC

3:00pm

Faculty and Families Departs Convocation

3:00pm

Welcome Events Continue for Students—Bobby Morgan Arena, ARC

3:05pm – 3:30pm

Meet with your OLs for Schedule Review—Bobby Morgan Arena, ARC

3:30pm – 4:10pm

An Introduction to Community Norms—Bobby Morgan Arena, ARC

4:15pm – 5:15pm

Meeting with Academic Advisor—Details are Listed on the Label on your Packet

5:30pm – 6:45pm

Dinner—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center

6:45pm – 8:00pm

Residence Life & Campus Recreation Orientation—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC

8:00pm – 9:00pm

Residence Hall Floor Meetings—See your Resident Advisor for more details

9:00pm – 11:00pm

Ice Cream Social and Games—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center

Saturday, August 27, 2016

24 hours

Computer Labs Open—Wilson Student Center Room 217

8:00am – 8:45am

Breakfast—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center

8:45am

Meet with your OLs—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center

9:00am – 12:00pm

Getting to Know the Campus and Philadelphia—

  • Campus Philly, (AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC)
  • Transportation Services (SEPTA) and Safety, (Lecture Hall A, Griffith Hall)
  • Get to know (US)ciences (SGA), (Lecture Hall C, Griffith Hall)

12:00pm – 1:45pm

Lunch—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center

12:00pm – 1:45pm

Meet with an Advisor for Schedule Adjustments—Suite 1110, Whitecar Hall (for FY students only)

12:00pm – 1:45pm

Registrar's Office is Open for Drop/Add—Suite 1110, Whitecar Hall

12:00pm – 6:00pm

Athletic/Recreation Center Open

12:30pm – 5:00pm

Buses to and from Target—Leaving from Wilson Student Center

5:00pm – 6:30pm

Dinner—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Quizzo Trivia—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center

9:00pm

Comedy Sportz—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC

Sunday, August 28, 2016

24 hours

Computer Labs Open—Wilson Student Center Room 217

9:00am – 5:00pm

IT Support—Wilson Student Center Room 217

11:00am – 1:00pm

Brunch—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center

12:00pm – 3:00pm

Community Service Project—

  • The Mitchell School, (Meet in the Wilson Student Center Lobby)
  • Woodland Avenue & 48th Street Playground (Meet in the Wilson Student Center Lobby)

12:00pm – 8:00pm

Athletic/Recreation Center Open—

3:00pm – 5:00pm

University City Tours—Meet your OL in the STC Atrium

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Welcome Back BBQ—Quad, (sponsored by the Inter-Greek Council)

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Residence Hall Floor Meetings—See your Resident Advisor for more details

8:00pm – 9:00pm

Residence Hall Floor Meetings—See your Resident Advisor for more details

9:00pm

Movie "Captain America"—Quad (Rain location: AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC)

Monday, August 29, 2016

7:30pm

Meet & Greet your Upper-Class Students—See insert in packets for location

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

1:00pm – 3:30pm

Professor Meet & Greet with Pizza—2nd Floor Classrooms, Wilson Student Center

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Staying Safe on Campus—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

7:30pm

Hypnotist—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC

Thursday, September 1, 2016

1:00pm – 2:00pm

SGA General Assembly Meeting—Room 140, Pharmacology/Toxicology Center (PTC)

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Throwback Thursday—Quad (Rain location: ARC)

8:00pm – 9:00pm

Drunken Goggles and Mario Kart—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Race a Public Safety Officer Inflatable Obstacle—Quad (Rain location: ARC)

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Student Organization Fair—Quad (Rain location: ARC)

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Meet the Greeks—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC

Thursday, September 8, 2016

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Campus Carnival—Quad (Rain location: ARC)

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Meet the Greeks—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC

 

 
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