Welcome, Bulldog!

Welcome Week 2017 will  begin on Saturday, August 19th and go through Tuesday, August 22nd. Listed below is what you can expect for each day. The full Welcome Week schedule will be available on this site later in the summer, please continue to check back for more details. Click here for a review of the Welcome Week schedule from last year.

The expectation of the university is that all new students, both first-year and transfer, will take part in all the required components of Welcome Week. Additionally, there are many fun opportunities during the week that we encourage you to go to as well. If you are interested in further campus activities, the Pre-Welcome Week programs offer many different ways to get involved, move-in early, and get to know other new Bulldogs. Registration for these programs can be found here and is now available.

Saturday, August 19 – Move In & Residence Hall Meetings

*Welcome Week programs for parents run through Sunday afternoon; student programs will continue through Tuesday evening.

Sunday, August 20 – Meet your Orientation group

Monday, August 21 – Academic Day

Tuesday, August 22 – Community of Care

Wednesday, August 23 – First day of classes


Registration for Pre-Welcome Week programs is now available. Sign-ups can be found on the Pre-Welcome Week page.