Welcome Week Schedule

If you have any questions on any of the Welcome Week events, please contact Student Activities at 309.677.3050. 

Saturday, August 24th
8:00am - 4:00pm
11:00am-1:00pm          
Move In Day, Residence Halls
Legacy Luncheon, Peplow Pavilion - Alumni Center
4:30pm
6:00 - 7:45pm        
Move in Day Mass at St. Mark's Church
Residence Hall Floor Meetings for All Freshmen, Residence Halls
8:00pm                   Hooray! Classmates to Teammates, Renaissance Coliseum
9:00pm                   Late Night BU, Markin Recreation Center 
Sunday, August 25th
Noon                       Free Group Fitness Classes on the Quad, Olin Quad

Noon                    
12:30pm    

Hillel Bagel N' French Toast, Hillel House
How to Do Your Laundry/Stock Your Refrigerator on a Budget! Garret Cultural Center

2:00pm
3:30 -6:30pm                     

Multicultural Peer Mentor Info Session, Garrett Cultural Center
Taste of Bradley, Founder's Circle
6:30 - 9:00pm                    Block Party/Stroll Show, Fredonia Avenue
9:00pm
9:30pm                  
Mass at St. Mark's Church
Hilltop Hip Hop Hoops, Markin Student Center
Monday, August 26th
9:30am-1:30pm        Welcome Week Service Project, Alumni Quad (Rain Location: Markin Center)
Noon                           Free Group Fitness Classes on the Quad, Olin Quad
2:00 - 4:30pm                    Activities Fair, Founder's Circle and Olin Quad
4:00pm                    2nd Annual Transfer Student T-Shirt Swap, Baker Quad
5:00 - 7:00pm
7:00pm                   
Newman Center Cook Out, Newman Center
ACBU Presents: Hypnotist Fredrick Winters, Student Center Ballroom
7:30pm                   Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Presents: Photo Scavenger Hunt, Meet in front of Student Center
7:45pm                     Hillel Emack and Bolio's Ice Cream Outing! Meet at Hillel House
9:00 - 11:00pm
9:30pm                  
3 on 3 Freshmen Basketball Tournament, Campus Outreach
ACBU Presents: Hypnotist Fredrick Winters, Student Center Ballroom
Tuesday, August 27th
10:00am-Noon          Part-Time Employment Expo, Renaissance Coliseum
Noon                           Free Group Fitness Classes on the Quad, Olin Quad
1:00-3:00pm             Academic Programs/Reception, Check your email for location
2:00pm                   How to Maintain Your Religious Involvement Away from Home, Garrett Cultural Center
3:00pm                    Big Money - Financial Game Show, Student Center Ballroom
4:00 - 7:00pm                     Ribs for Cribs, Alumni Quad
7:00pm                    Convocation, Renaissance Coliseum
8:15pm                     Ice Cream Mixer, Alumni Quad
Wednesday, August 28th
Noon                          Hillel First Day of Class BBQ, Hillel House
5:00pm                      Intervarsity Christian Fellowship: Free Cook Out, Meet in front of Student Center
5:00pm
5:00-7:00pm                      
Multicultural Peer Mentor Info Session, Garrett Cultural Center
Panhellenic Class Kick Off, Olin Quad
8:00-10:00pm
9:00pm          
9:00pm          

Theta Chi B-Glow, Olin Quad
Mass of the Holy Spirit at St. Mark's Church 
Christian Leadership Training, Campus Outreach, Global Communications Center

Thursday, August 29th
8:00pm                   Panhellenic Smores Night, Olin Quad
8:45pm                     Hillel Freshman Landmark Bowling Outing!, Meet at Hillel House
9:00pm                  
9:00pm

ACBU Movie on the Quad "The Great Gatsby", Olin Quad
Rim Rocker Freshmen Basketball League Starts, Campus Outreach, Markin Center
Friday, August 30th
4:30pm                      Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment Begins, Registration Required
5:00pm                      Hillel Shabbat Services and Dinner, Hillel House
8:00pm                    ACBU Cinema: The Great Gatsby, Marty Theater
10:00pm                  Sigma Gamma Rho Back to School Party, Student Center Ballroom
Saturday, August 31st 
All Day                      Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment Continues 
Noon                          Interfraternity Council Fraternity Recruitment, Registration Required
6:00pm                            ACBU Cinema: The Great Gatsby, Marty Theater
8:00pm                    ACBU Presents: Kazual the Acapella Group, Student Center Ballroom
9:00pm                     ACBU Cinema: The Great Gatsby, Marty Theater
Sunday, September 1st 
All Day                       Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment Continues
Noon                           Interfraternity Council Fraternity Recruitment, Registration Required
6:00pm                     Brave Sounds Entertainment and the Res Life Staff Present: Chance the Rapper, featuring Chancellor Warhol, Williams/Constance Courtyard
9:00pm          Mass at St. Mark's Church