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Welcome Week

This page gives information on the Spring 2024 welcome week. 

Friday, January 5

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Student Leader and Winter Athlete Check-In | Gaither Fellowship Hall

Monday, January 8            

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | New and First-Year Student Check-In | Bell Library/Anderson Parking Lot
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | New Student Orientation | Chapel of the Prodigal [Required for all new SP24 students]
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. | Welcome and Introduction | Graham Chapel*
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Workshops | Various Locations*
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Break
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Optional Residence Hall Activities

Tuesday, January 9

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Returning Student Check-In | Bell Library
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. | Welcome Week Activity | Graham Chapel*
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Workshops | Various Locations*
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Final Ceremonies | Graham Chapel*
2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Free Time (Optional Activities in Lower Belk)
7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Prayer and Worship Service | Chapel of the Prodigal
8:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. | Hot Chocolate Bar | Lower Belk

Wednesday, January 10    

8:00 a.m. | Classes Begin
10:00 a.m. | Opening Convocation | Anderson Auditorium
8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. | All Hall Meeting | Residence Hall Lobbies

* Required for New Students
* Schedule is subject to change