Spring Hill College announces Welcome Week schedule

Mon, 08/13/2007 (All day)

Special Bookstore Hours
Friday, August 17th: 10:00am-8:00pm  
Saturday, August 18th: 12:00pm-8:00pm   
Sunday, August 19th: 12:00pm-8:00pm

Friday, August 17th
8:00am - 2:00pm — New Student Move-In
Location Varies           

2:30pm-3:30pm — New Commuter Check-In & Meeting            
Lower Commons, Campus Center
What does a commuter need to know to be successful at Spring High College? Come find out while you get the chance the meet and greet other campus commuters and learn about getting involved on the Hill.

3:30pm - 5:00pm — Seminar Group Meeting             
Byrne Hall
* Required for all new students
4:00pm — Parents Meeting: A Final Conversation           
Byrne Hall
An optional, but final opportunity for parents to casually discuss with lhughesistrators any remaining issues, questions or feelings as their son or daughter begin their college experience. Joe Deighton, Vice President for Student Affairs, and Linda Olen, Wellness Center Counselor, will lead the discussion.   

5:00pm — President’s Convocation               
Avenue of the Oaks
* Required for all new students                   
Rain Location: Outlaw Recreation Center      

6:00pm — Class of 2011 Photo                   
Byrne Hall Steps      
6:00pm —  President’s Reception                     
Campus Center Lawn & Lower Commons
Students and their families are invited to join SHC lhughesistrators, faculty and staff at a reception in their honor. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be available.

8:00pm — Badger Bingo Night                    
Lower Commons/ Campus Center
Students and their parents are invited to socialize and snack as they try their luck at winning prizes to kick off their college experience! Prizes will include Residence Hall Room essentials, SHC must-haves and even a book scholarship!

10:00pm — Hall Meetings                         
Residence Halls
*All campus residents are required to attend; locations  to be posted in individual halls.

Saturday, August 18th

8:30am — Seminar Group Meeting                  
Location Varies
* Required for all new students

9:10am — Badger Business                   
Location Varies
*Required for all new students. 
Students must participate in this rotation of activities to include
assessments, E-Chug  and the “Amazing Badger,” a series of teambuilding exercises.

12:30pm-1:30pm — Lunch in Seminar Groups               
Marketplace Cafeteria
* Required for all new students              

2:00pm-2:30pm — Seminar Group Meeting                     
Location Varies
*Required for all new students

2:30pm-3:30pm — Speaker: Cpl. Emmett Byrd                 
Byrne Hall
*Required for all new students              

3:45pm-5:00pm — Group Meeting                         
Location Varies
* Required for all new students
6:00pm — LUAU!                           
Campus Center Lawn & Lower Commons
Put on your Hawaiin shirt and grass skirt and join us for some fun! Enjoy food, music and fun at this special Welcome Weekend event for new students and the SHC community.

9:00pm — Outdoor Movie: Surf’s Up                 
Rydex Commons
Sit back, relax and enjoy popcorn & a movie!              
Rain Location: Lower Commons

Sunday, August 19th

9:30am — Music & Ministry Meeting                
St. Joseph Chapel
Interested in utilizing your musical talents while at SHC?  All singers and musicians are invited to check out the opportunities available to them on campus.

11:00am — Mass                           
St. Joseph Chapel
1:00pm-5:00pm — Returning Student Move-In               
Residence Halls
2:00pm -4:00pm — PlayFair                       
Outlaw Recreation Center
*Required for all new students. Have a great time getting to know your SHC family!
This fun and energetic event is mandatory for all new students.  Please remember to wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes (no flip-flops or hard-soled shoes).

5:00pm-7:00pm — Welcome Back to the Caf’!               
Marketplace Cafeteria          

7:00pm-8:30pm — Floor Meetings                       
Residence Halls
*All campus residents are required to attend

9:00pm — Welcome Mass                       
St. Joseph Chapel
10:00pm — Campus Ministry Pizza Social               
Rydex Commons
Join us after the Mass for food and fellowship.  All students are invited.

Monday, August 20th

8:00am — Fall Semester Classes Begin               
In a classroom near you!          

5:00pm-7:00pm — Welcome Picnic                   
Campus Center Lawn      
All students, faculty and staff are invited to kick off the academic year! Join the SHC Community for a picnic dinner and music.

7:00pm — Ice Cream Social                    
Lower Commons
Sponsored by Student Government Association.  Meet and greet campus
Administrators as you enjoy an ice cream sundae!

Tuesday, August 21st

4:00pm — Summer Eats & Treats                   
Viragh Quad
Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life.  Check out Skip’s Place and enjoy some tasty summer treats as your day winds down!

9:00pm —  Cloister Social                       
The Cloister
Sponsored by Campus Programming Board.  Come and enjoy food, music and prizes!

Wednesday, August 22nd

9:00pm — Dodgeball Tournament                   
Outlaw Recreation Center
Sponsored by Athletics & Recreation.  Dodge! Dip! Duck! Dive! Dodge!  Kick off the year with some dodgeball! For more information, contact Intramural Sports in the Outlaw Center.                  

Thursday, August 23rd

9:00pm — Hypnotist Brian Imbus                   
Lower Commons
Sponsored by the Campus Programming Board.  This live show is a guaranteed good time!  Watch as your friends are influenced by the power of suggestion…or maybe see what YOU would do!
Friday, August 24th

9:00pm — Outdoor Flick                                       
Rydex Commons
You bring your blanket and chair- We’ll provide a great movie, popcorn and soda!

Sunday, August 26th

3:00pm — Pig Out!: 1st Annual Greek Pig Roast                        
Rydex Commons
Sponsored by the SHC Greek Community.  All students are invited to join SHC’s Fraternities and Sororities in pigging out!  Come out for great food, music and fun!

Tuesday, August 28th

11:00am-3:00pm — Badger Expo                                    
Outlaw Recreation Center
Find your place on the Hill! Don’t miss this chance to get more information on student organizations, campus programs, and community involvement opportunities.  In addition, check out local restaurants, stores, banks and other vendors to see what they have to offer SHC students.  Lunch will be served.

Wednesday, August 29th

12:15pm —  Mass of the Holy Spirit                                
St. Joseph Chapel
3:30pm-4:30pm — Foley Center Service Fair               
Lower Commons  
Service Learning Students as well as the campus community are invited to come see the service and volunteer opportunities available to them through the Foley Center and community agencies.  Don’t miss this chance to learn more about giving back to others in our community!