Skip to main content

Spring Welcome: Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2022

New students will participate in Spring Welcome activities Monday, Jan. 31, and Tuesday, Feb. 1. Spring semester classes begin Wednesday, Feb. 2.

New international students will move in on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 27-28. New domestic students will move in Sunday, Jan. 30.


The following activities are designed to help you become acquainted with the campus and your new classmates.

Monday, Jan. 31

8-10 a.m. Math placement (Olin 307)

8:30-9 a.m. Student check-in (Gerber Center, Gävle 3)   

9-9:15 a.m. Welcome (Olin auditorium) 

9:15-10 a.m. Acquaintance-building (Gerber Center Gävle 1 and 2) Students meet their first-year or transfer mentors and get acquainted with their peer group.

10:15-11:30 a.m. Campus resources and services (Gerber Center Gävle 3) Faculty and staff share ways you can get nvolved.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch (Gerber Center, Dining Room)

1:15-2:15 p.m. Diversity and inclusion (Gerber Center Gävle 3)

2:15-3:15 p.m. Academic resources and student well-being (Gerber Center Gävle 3)

3:30-5 p.m. Free time

5:30-6 p.m. Dinner with peer group (Gerber Center, Dining Room)

7 p.m. Evening social with bingo and prizes ( Gerber Center, Gävle 3)

Tuesday, Feb. 1

8:30-9 a.m. Breakfast ( Gerber Center, Dining Room)

9-11 a.m. International student orientation ( Gerber Center, Gävle 3)

10-11 a.m. CORE career development presentation (Olin Auditorium)

11 a.m.-noon Campus tour, locating classrooms and important resources (meet with your peer group at the location designated by your first-year or transfer mentor)

Noon-12:15 p.m. Advising meeting opening (Olin auditorium)

12:15-1 p.m. Lunch  (Gerber Center, Dining Room)

1:15-5 p.m. One-on-one advising meeting/student activities fair/leader panel (check with peer mentor for location). Virtual registration wrap-up via Zoom. Students can join from any computer on campus after meeting with their advisor.

5-5:30 p.m. Closing ceremony (Olin auditorium) Join Provost Dr. Wendy Hilton-Morrow and Vice President and Dean of Students Dr. Wes Brooks as they highlight the importance of our student-written Community Principles.