Welcome Days 2014

Friday, August 22

7:30am
Breakfast – Charlie’s Place

8:30am - 5pm
Lewis University Offices Open – Business Office will be open at 9:00 a.m.

9am - 4pm
Immunization Requirements Review Including Meningococcal Vaccination Information Recommendations

Meet one on one with our Health Center staff RN’s to review your immunization records and make sure that you are all up to date and protected before the start of the semester. – The Center for Health and Counseling Services
(lower level of Mother Teresa Hall).

9:15am
Class of 2018 Class Photo

Please wear your brand new RED LEWIS T-shirt! – Neil Carey Arena

9:30am
Explore (Discovery) Lewis University 12th Annual Freshman Convocation

Br. James Gaffney, FSC, President, and members of the faculty, staff and administration formally welcome freshman at this special kick-off event. Please wear your RED Lewis T-shirt. – SRFC (Fieldhouse).

10:45am
Explore (Purpose)
GroupMe Session 2
First College ICE Class

This 75 minute mandatory class will overview your ICE syllabus, introduce the common reader and give your ICE mentor a chance to get to know you. – SRFC (Fieldhouse). Find your ICE class meeting location here.

Noon
Lunch Luau

Grab lunch under the Pavilion and enjoy your meal on the University Green! –
Updated:Charlie's Place

1:30pm
Explore (Like-Mindedness)
Major Mixer

This mixer is a great opportunity for you to connect with other students in your area of study and meet faculty and staff from the department. Participants will discuss why they chose their majors and learn what being a student in that major will be like. – Find your major mixer location here.

2:30pm
Free Time

Take advantage of the Student Rec & Fitness Center, go for a walk or run on the Burnham Nature Trail. Not sure what to do? Come to the Flyer’s Den in the
Student Union and shoot some pool or grab a snack on your meal card. You can even take time to organize yourself or meet others.

5pm
That’s Amore! Dinner
Enjoy a variety of Italian themed culinary delights.  Buon Appetito! – Charlie’s Place.

6:30pm
Explore (Your Truth)
GroupMe Session 3

Meet with your Pilots to have real conversations about speaking your truth, positive choices and even challenges that you come across in college. – Neil Carey Arena.

9pm - Midnight
Explore (Entertainment)

9pm
Mentalist Show

Come and be amazed! Audience participation and chances to win prizes! –
Amphitheatre in Fitzpatrick Hall.
Updated: Moved to the Student Union Commons (due to weather)

10pm
Acoustic Lounge Performer
Enjoy the sounds of this phenomenal new artist! – Amphitheatre in Fitzpatrick Hall.
Updated: Moved to the Student Union Commons (due to weather)

10pm
Intramural 3 on 3 Basketball
Come join in on fun and competitive 3 on 3 Basketball tournaments. Champions
will receive T-Shirts. *Team sign up is from 9 - 9:15 p.m., max of 4 total players per team. – SRFC (Fieldhouse).

Fitness & Fun
Open Gym in the Fieldhouse! Come play some pickup games of soccer, hockey and volleyball. Dive in to the Lewis swimming pool or workout in the Fitness Center! – SRFC (Fieldhouse).

Video Games on the Blow Up Big Screen
Play some NBA JAM and Call of Duty on the big screen! *Team sign up is from 9 - 9:30 p.m., max of 2 total players per team. We will have a few tournaments
and offer T-Shirts to the Champions! – SRFC (Fieldhouse).