This Is the Way. Walk in It.

Welcome Week

This page gives information on the Fall 2023 welcome week. 

Thursday, August 17

1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Early Arrival / Move-in at the Anderson Auditorium Lot
1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Campus Business in the Library
7:00 p.m. Residence Life Socials hosted by Residence Life

Friday, August 18

8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Residence Hall Move-in
8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Campus Business
8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Financial Services (Library)
8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Parking, ID, Housing (Library)
11:30 a.m. Picnic Lunch (location TBD)
1:30 p.m. New Student Athlete Meeting in McAlister Gym
3:00 p.m. * Welcome Service for New Students & Parents in Anderson Auditorium
3:45 p.m. * The Montreat Experience (Anderson Auditorium) / Class Photo
Parent Reception (Dining Hall)
4:30 p.m. * Foundations Group Breakout / Parent Scavenger Hunt
5:30 p.m. Dinner
8:00 p.m. * Residence Hall Orientation

Saturday, August 19

10:00 a.m. * Montreat Workshops in Graham Chapel
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. * Team Building Activity / Service Project
5:00 p.m. Women’s Soccer Exhibition on BMC
5:30 p.m. Tailgate Dinner on BMC
7:15 p.m. Soccer Game on BMC
7:30 p.m. Bonfire and S’mores on BMC

Sunday, August 20

9:00 a.m. Church Opportunities (Residence Hall Lobbies)
2:00 p.m. * Residence Life Activities (various locations on campus)
5:30 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. * Orientation Session in Graham Chapel
8:00 p.m. Montreat Fun Activities in Lower Belk

Monday, August 21

10:00 a.m. * Faculty Meet & Greet by Dept. in Graham Chapel
11:00 a.m. * Orientation Session in Graham Chapel
11:30 a.m. * Picnic Lunch in Foundations Group w/ INDS Faculty & Writing Scholars
2:00 p.m. Optional Activities
5:30 p.m. Dinner
8:30 p.m. Candlelight Service at Lake Susan
9:15 p.m. Ice Cream Social in Howerton Porch

* Required for New Students
* Schedule is subject to change