Welcome Week 2022

Overview

Welcome Flyers! We are so happy you are here. We have a great week lined up for you to meet new friends, connect to campus and have some fun!

Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2022 at 2pm.

Schedule

 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24

New Flyer
MOVE-IN-DAY
8am-12pm Move-In
New freshmen student housing checkin will take place at your assigned residence hall where Residence Life staff will be ready to welcome you to campus! Any non-freshmen New Flyers can check-in at the Residence Life Office located on the ground floor of the LRC
9am-10am Advising & Registration Support
Stop in the CASE computer lab if you have questions about your class schedule or need to make any schedule changes.
CASE Labs (LR-346)
10am-12pm Commuter Student Scavenger Hunt
Starts at Recreation Center
12pm-1pm Lunch
Lunch specials available for students and families to purchase in the Brown Dining Hall. Special dining rates of $7. Residents can use swipes.
Brown Dining Hall | Brother James Gaffney Student Center
1pm-3pm

Optional: Parent Orientation
The topics covered will include: Mission; Safety/Security; Health/Counseling Services; Career Services; Academic Support Services.

Not able to attend, presentations will be recorded and posted on the Lewis Parent webpage: https://www.lewisu.edu/parents/index.
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St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall

1pm-5pm Cornerstone Seminar: Building Community
Today you will meet other incoming Flyers, participate in fun activities and learn about all the ways you can be an active member of our community.

*All freshmen are enrolled in Cornerstone Seminar, along with some transfer students and this meeting is required for course credit. Students should review their fall course schedule via myLewis for class meeting locations. Students can click on the Records & Registration icon once logged in and then select view student schedule.
5pm-6pm Sock Hop Themed Dinner
Swipes accepted.
Brown Dining Hall | Brother James Gaffney Student Center
6pm-8pm Airbrush Tattoos Anyone?
Brother James Gaffney Student Center
Sign-Up: Feed My Starving Children Community Service Thursday
Brother James Gaffney Student Center
Sign-Up: Flyers Rise Mentoring Program for Students of Color
Brother James Gaffney Student Center
9pm-11pm Outdoor Movie - Elvis
Swag Giveaway (while supplies last)
Bring a blanket
Brother James Gaffney Student Center Lawn

 THURSDAY, AUGUST 25

BECOMING A FLYER
9am-12:30pm Cornerstone Seminar: Becoming a Flyer
Today you will experience New Flyer Convocation and officially become a Flyer! As you start your academic journey today, you will also get to connect with the academic departments, faculty, and staff who will support you for the duration of your time at Lewis.

*All freshmen are enrolled in Cornerstone Seminar, along with some transfer students and this meeting is required for course credit. Students should review their fall course schedule via myLewis for class meeting locations. Students can click on the Records & Registration icon once logged in and then select view student schedule.
12:30-1:30pm Boxed Lunch Picnic
Memorial Hall
1pm Feed My Starving Children: Board the Bus
In Front of LRC
2pm-3pm Advising & Registration Support
Meet with an Academic Services staff member to assist with registering for the Fall semester or making schedule changes.
CASE Labs (LR-346)
2pm-3:45pm Feed My Starving Children - Community Service Project
Swag Giveaway (while supplies last)
3pm-4pm Find Your Fit Group Exercise Sampler
Group Exercise Studio
5pm-6pm Olympian Eats Themed Dinner
Greek Inspired Menu. Swipes Accepted.
Brown Dining Hall | Brother James Gaffney Student Center
4pm-5:30pm Hall Olympics on the Green
Brother James Gaffney Student Center
5:30pm-7:30pm DIY - Make Your Own Lucky Bamboo Planter!
Brother James Gaffney Student Center
Get Your Caricature Drawn
Brother James Gaffney Student Center
6pm-7pm BINGO
Brother James Gaffney Student Center
7:30pm Intramural Sand Volleyball
The Backyard

 FRIDAY, AUGUST 26

WELCOME BACK RETURNING STUDENTS
8am-12pm Upper-Classmen Move-In
Returning student housing check-in will take place at the Brother James Gaffney Student Center. Residents of St. Charles Borromeo will check-in at their building.
9am-12:30pm Cornerstone Seminar: First Week Prep
It is time to get ready for the first official day of classes on Monday! Today you will learn how to use Blackboard, find your classrooms, hear advice from faculty, learn about important goals to hit in your first semester at Lewis, and much more!

*All freshmen are enrolled in Cornerstone Seminar, along with some transfer students and this meeting is required for course credit. Students should review their fall course schedule via myLewis for class meeting locations. Students can click on the Records & Registration icon once logged in and then select view student schedule.
12:30pm-1:30p Flyer Picnic
University Green | Pavillion
1pm-2pm Cardboard Regatta Race - Supply Pickup
Rec Center
2pm-3pm Advising & Registration Support
Meet with an Academic Services staff member to assist with registering for the Fall semester or making schedule changes.
CASE Labs (LR-346)
3:30pm Cardboard Regatta Race
Swag Giveaway (while supplies last)
Rec Center Pool
4pm Intramural Sampler: Basketball, Dodgeball, Badminton, Soccer, Tennis
Fieldhouse
5pm-6pm Imagine That Themed Dinner
Magic Inspired Menu. Swipes Accepted
Brown Dining Hall | Brother James Gaffney Student Center
7pm-8:30pm Mentalist & Magician: Mike O'Donnell
Swag Giveaway (while supplies last)
Studio Theatre | Fine Arts Building

 SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

FLYERS WELCOME CARNIVAL
9am-10am Cereal Saturday
Brown Dining Hall | Brother James Gaffney Student Center
10am-11:15am Wake-Up with Wellness: Yoga Walk, Mindfulness
Front of Rec Center
12pm-1pm Slip N Slide
Near St. Charles Path

CARNIVAL
5pm-8pm FUN
Bungee Jump
Get Your Caricature Drawn!
Airbrush Tattoos Anyone?
Carnival Games
DJ

Location: University Green
Food Trucks
Taco Maui
Da Pizza Guy
Ms. Tiddles Gourmet Cupcakes
The Chicago Lunchbox (Asian)

Location: University Green
Fitness
Rock Wall
Inflatable Obstacle Course

Location: University Green
9pm FIREWORKS!!
Please bring a blanket or something to sit on
Student Center Lawn

 SUNDAY, AUGUST 28

7pm Mass
Join us in the Chapel for the first Mass of the semester. Fr. Dennis Lewandowski, University Chaplain, will be celebrant. A dessert social to follow.
Sancta Alberta Chapel


 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31

11am-1pm Student Involvement Fair
University Green