Schedule of Welcome Week Events for Students

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

Friday, August 25, 2017
24 hours Computer Lab Open—Wilson Student Center Room 217
8:30am - 10:00am Continental Breakfast Available—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center
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
11:30am - 1:15pm Lunch (Free!)—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center
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 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 and Academic Advisor Assignments—Bobby Morgan Arena, ARC
3:30pm – 3:50pm An Introduction to Community Norms—Bobby Morgan Arena, ARC
3:50pm - 4:10pm Public Safety Overview—Bobby Morgan Arena, ARC
4:15pm – 5:15pm Meeting with Academic Advisor—Orientation Leaders will provide details
5:30pm – 6:45pm Dinner (students use a meal swipe)—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center
6:45pm – 7:15pm Campus Recreation Overview—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC
7:15pm - 8:00pm Residence Life Overview—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 Quizzo—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center
Saturday, August 26, 2017
24 hours Computer Lab Open—Wilson Student Center Room 217
9:00am – 9:45am Breakfast (Free!)—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center
9:45am Meet with your OLs—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center
10:00am – 12:00pm Getting to Know the Campus and Philadelphia—
  • Campus Philly, (AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC)
  • Transportation Services (SEPTA) (Lecture Hall A, Griffith Hall)
  • Get to know (US)ciences (SGA), (Lecture Hall C, Griffith Hall)
12:00pm – 1:45pm Lunch (students use a meal swipe)—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center
12:00pm – 1:45pm Academic Advising Office is Open—Suite 1110, Whitecar Hall
12:00pm – 1:45pm Registrar's Office is Open—Suite 1110, Whitecar Hall
12:00pm - 4:00pm IT Support Available—Wilson Student Center Room 217
12:00pm – 6:00pm Athletic/Recreation Center Open
12:30pm – 5:00pm Buses to and from Target—Leaving from entrance of Wilson Student Center
5:30pm – 6:30pm Dinner (students use a meal swipe)—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center
6:30pm Comedy Sportz Improv Show—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC
Sunday, August 27, 2017
24 hours Computer Lab Open—Wilson Student Center Room 217
9:00am – 5:00pm IT Support—Wilson Student Center Room 217
11:00am – 1:00pm Brunch (Free!)—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center
12:00pm – 2:00pm Community Service Project—
  • USciences Campus Clean Up, (Meet in the Wilson Student Center Lobby)
  • Woodland Avenue & 48th Street Playground (Meet in the Wilson Student Center Lobby)
12:00pm-4:00pm IT Support Available—Wilson Student Center Room 217
12:00pm – 8:00pm Athletic/Recreation Center Open
3:00pm University City Tours (leaving at 3pm and 3:30pm)—Meet your OL in the STC Atrium
5:00pm – 7:00pm Welcome Back BBQ—Quad, (students use a meal swipe)
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 Back to School Bonfire & S'mores—Quad
Monday, August 28, 2017
7:30pm Meet & Greet your Upper-Class Students—See insert in packets for location
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
1:00pm – 3:00pm Professor Meet & Greet with Pizza—2nd Floor Classrooms, Wilson Student Center
7:30pm Hypnotist—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
7:00pm Cheesesteaks (Free!) & Safety Tips—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC
Thursday, August 31, 2017
1:00pm – 3:00pm BBQ and Yard Games w/Public Safety—Quad (Rain location: ARC)
8:00pm – 9:00pm Drunken Goggles and Mario Kart—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center
Monday, September 4, 2017
All Day No Classes, University Offices Closed
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Student Organization Fair—Quad (Rain location: ARC)

Thursday, September 7, 2017
1:00pm – 2:00pm SGA General Assembly Meeting—Room 140, Pharmacology/Toxicology Center (PTC)

Services Available Over the Weekend

Textbook Pick-up

University Mailroom, 4619 Woodland Ave.

August 25th: 8:30am – 7:00pm
August 26th: 10:00am – 3:30pm
August 27th: 10:00am – 6:00pm
August 28th - September 1st: 8:30am – 5:00pm

ID Pick-up, Parking and Devil's Dollars

Auxiliary Services, Room 130, Wilson Student Center

August 25th: 8:00am – 8:00pm
August 26th: 10:00am – 6:00pm
August 27th: 10:00am – 6:00pm
August 28th - September 1st: 9:00am – 6:00pm

Meal Plan Assistance

Faculty Dining Room, Wilson Student Center

August 25th: 9:00am – 5:00pm
August 28th - September 2nd: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Starbucks

Corner of Woodland Avenue & 42nd Street

August 25th: 7:00am – 9:00pm
August 26th: 9:00am – 9:00pm
August 27th: 9:00am – 11:00pm

Additional Events

Saturday, September 9, 2017
10:00am – 5:00pm Campus Philly College Fest—Dilworth Park/Center City, Philadelphia
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Meet the Greeks—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC

Friday, September 15, 2017
6:00pm – 10:00pm

Philadelphia Phillies Baseball Game (more info. will be released via email, tickets will be first come, first served) —Citizens Bank Park

Monday, September 18, 2017
7:00pm – 8:00pm Meet the Greeks—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
7:00pm – 8:00pm Meet the Greeks—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC
Saturday, September 23, 2017
10:00am – 3:00pm First Year Leadership Conference (more info. will be released via email, registration will be first come, first served)—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC
Saturday, October 21, 2017
All Day Family Fall Fest—University of the Sciences Campus

 

Contact:

Randi Levitt, Assistant Director of Student Engagement

Address:

Office Location: Whitecar Hall, Room 1007
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

267-295-3174

Email:

r.levitt@usciences.edu