Schedule of Welcome Week Events for Students

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

Friday, August 24, 2018
24 hours Computer Lab Open—Wilson Student Center Room 217
8:30am - 10:00am Continental Breakfast Available (Free!)—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center
8:30am – 11:00am Resident Student Check-In and Move-In—Lobby, Athletic Recreation Center (ARC)
10:00am – 11:00am Commuter Student Check-in—Lobby, ARC
11:00am – 11:30am Commuter Student Meet & Greet—Quad (rain location: Atrium, McNeil Science and Technology Center (STC))
11:00am – 4:00pm Late Resident Student Check-in—Lobby, Goodman Residence Hall
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 – 3:20pm Meet with your OLs for Schedule Review and Academic Advisor Assignments—Bobby Morgan Arena, ARC
3:20pm – 3:35pm An Introduction to Community Norms—Bobby Morgan Arena, ARC
3:35pm - 4:10pm Public Safety Tips—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 Fire Safety 101—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC
7:15pm - 8:00pm Residence Life Overview—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC
8:00pm – 9:00pm Residence Hall Floor Meetings—Meet on your floor
9:00pm – 11:00pm Ice Cream Social and Quizzo—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center
Saturday, August 25, 2018
24 hours Computer Lab Open—Wilson Student Center Room 217
9:00am – 9:45am Breakfast (students use a meal swipe)—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, CAB, ARC) (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 26, 2018
24 hours Computer Lab Open—Wilson Student Center Room 217
11:00am – 1:00pm Brunch (students use a meal swipe)—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 Dinner (students use a meal swipe)—Main Dining Hall, Wilson Student Center
7:00pm – 8:00pm "Can I Kiss You?" Stage Show—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC
8:30pm – 9:30pm Residence Hall Floor Meetings—Meet on your floor
Monday, August 27, 2018
7:30pm Meet & Greet your Upper-Class Students—See insert in packets for location
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
1:00pm – 3:00pm USciences Spirit Day Kickoff—Quad (rain location: MPR)
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
7:30pm Hypnotist—AstraZeneca Auditorium, McNeil STC
Thursday, August 30, 2018
1:00pm – 3:00pm Meet and Greet your SGA and CAB—Quad
Monday, September 3, 2018
All Day No Classes, University Offices Closed
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Student Organization Fair—Quad (Rain location: MPR)

Thursday, September 6, 2018
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 24th: 8:30am – 7:00pm
August 25th: 10:00am – 3:30pm
August 26th: 10:00am – 6:00pm
August 27th - August 31st: 8:30am – 5:00pm

ID Pick-up, Parking and Devil's Dollars

Auxiliary Services, Room 130, Wilson Student Center

August 24th: 8:00am – 8:00pm
August 25th: 10:00am – 6:00pm
August 26th: 10:00am – 6:00pm
August 27th - August 31st: 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 and Tasty Drakes Hours of Operation

On the Corner of Woodland Avenue & 42nd Street

August 24th: 7:00am – 9:00pm
August 25th: 9:00am – 9:00pm
August 26th: 9:00am – 11:00pm

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