Schedule of Welcome Week Events for Students

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

Contact:

Susanne Ferrin, Director of Student Engagement

Address:

Office Location: Whitecar Hall, Room 1008
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-895-1192

Email:

s.ferrin@usciences.edu