Welcome Week 2021 - Overview

Welcome Week 2021

We are currently planning Welcome Week activities for August 23-29, 2021. Details are forthcoming.

Last Updated: Friday, July 16, 2021 at 11pm.

Schedule

 MONDAY, AUGUST 23

9am-3pm Freshmen Resident Move-in Day
Founders Hall & Sheil Hall
2pm-5pm Commuter Welcome
JFK
4pm-6pm Ice Cream Social
University Green Pavilion
5pm-7pm Hawaiian Dinner
Gaffney Student Center - Brown Hall
7:30pm Sand Volleyball & Bean Bags
The Back Yard - Sand Volleyball Pit

 TUESDAY, AUGUST 24

TBD Shopping Shuttle
Gaffney Student Center - In Front
11am Ready, Set - GooseChase! Scavenger Hunt - Begins
GooseChase Tiny URL
2pm-4:30pm Field Day Activities
University Green
4pm Zumba
University Green
5pm-7pm Taco Tuesday
Brother Gaffney Center - Brown Hall
9pm Backyard Bonfire
The Back Yard

 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25

8am-9am Body, Mind & Spirit Fuel
D'Arcy Great Room / Chapel
9am-Noon Cornerstone & Freshmen Convocation
Start in Cornerstone Classrooms
1pm-3pm Academic Sessions Meet & Greet
Cornerstone Groups

CORNERSTONE & ACADEMIC SESSIONS: [Show]

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25
1pm-1:30pm Library Research Help and Resources
Academic Department
“Major Meet and Greet”
1:30pm-2pm Transition from Online to On-Ground Courses
2pm-2:30pm We Aspire to be a Sanctified Zone: A Place Where You Belong!
2:30pm-3pm College Planning Survival Guide: This is your time!


Sessions

Academic Department “Major Meet and Greet”
Whether you have declared a major or remain undecided, stop by our academic meet and greet sessions to find out more about possible majors from participating departments.

College Planning Survival Guide: This is Your Time!
Strengthen your time management skills by planning your ideal week and utilizing resources to help you stay on track.

College Planning Survival Guide: What Would You Do?
Explore different scenarios students face in college and learn how to use resources to overcome challenges and achieve academic goals.

Library Research Help and Resources
Learn how find and use credible, academic sources for your course projects by engaging with the Library’s Research Librarians through our online and in-person research consultations as well as our live chat service.

Transition from Online to On-Ground Courses
Making the most of what we’ve learned online throughout the pandemic and transitioning to being back in the classroom.

We Aspire to be a Sanctified Zone: A Place Where You Belong!
Hear about and become a part of Lewis’s commitment to being a learning environment where all members of its community feel welcome and have a sense of respect and belonging.


1pm Sustainability Walk
Science Center - East Patio
3pm Find your Fit Group Exercise Sampler
Recreation Center - Fieldhouse
5pm-7pm Mario Goes to Another Galaxy Dinner
Gaffney Student Center - Brown Hall
7:30pm Mario Kart on 20ft Screen
University Green
8pm Mile Glow Stick Fun Run
Front of the Recreation Center
Time GooseChase - Continues
GooseChase Tiny URL

 THURSDAY, AUGUST 26

9am-1pm Sophomore Resident Move-In Day
LRC
9am-Noon Cornerstone & Academic Sessions
Start in Cornerstone Classrooms

CORNERSTONE & ACADEMIC SESSIONS: [Show]

THURSDAY, AUGUST 26
10am-10:30am Library Research Help and Resources
Academic Department
“Major Meet and Greet”
10:30am-11am We Aspire to be a Sanctified Zone: A Place Where You Belong!
11am-11:30am Transition from Online to On-Ground Courses
11:30am-12pm College Planning Survival Guide: What Would You Do?


Sessions

Academic Department “Major Meet and Greet”
Whether you have declared a major or remain undecided, stop by our academic meet and greet sessions to find out more about possible majors from participating departments.

College Planning Survival Guide: This is Your Time!
Strengthen your time management skills by planning your ideal week and utilizing resources to help you stay on track.

College Planning Survival Guide: What Would You Do?
Explore different scenarios students face in college and learn how to use resources to overcome challenges and achieve academic goals.

Library Research Help and Resources
Learn how find and use credible, academic sources for your course projects by engaging with the Library’s Research Librarians through our online and in-person research consultations as well as our live chat service.

Transition from Online to On-Ground Courses
Making the most of what we’ve learned online throughout the pandemic and transitioning to being back in the classroom.

We Aspire to be a Sanctified Zone: A Place Where You Belong!
Hear about and become a part of Lewis’s commitment to being a learning environment where all members of its community feel welcome and have a sense of respect and belonging.


1pm Succulent Planting & Painting
Gaffney Student Center - Lawn
2pm-5pm Commuter Welcome - Sophomore
JFK
3pm-5pm 4v4 Flag Football
University Green
5pm-7pm Flyer's Favorites with Mocktail Bars
Gaffney Student Center - Brown Hall
6pm Open Mic Night - Express Yourself
University Green Pavilion

 FRIDAY, AUGUST 27

8am-Noon Boat Race Regatta - Supply Pickup
Recreation Center
1pm Boat Race Regatta - Race Start
Recreation Center - Pool
2pm-4:30pm Intramural Sampler
Recreation Center - Fieldhouse
5pm-7pm Carnival Menu Dinner
Brother Gaffney Center - Brown Hall
7pm-9pm Friday Night Carnival
University Green

 SATURDAY, AUGUST 28

9am-1pm Returner Move-In Day
LRC
11am Pilates
Recreation Center - Fieldhouse
1pm-4pm Slip & Slide
St. Charles Borromeo (Near the Path)
5pm-7pm Block Party Dinner
Gaffney Student Center - Brown Hall
8pm-10pm Block Party
University Green

 SUNDAY, AUGUST 29

11am Mass on the Grass
University Green
Noon Pep Rally - Men's & Women's Soccer Home Scrimmage
Lewis Stadium
2pm Pep Rally - Men's & Women's Soccer Home Scrimmage
Lewis Stadium
2pm Spike Ball
The Back Yard - Sand Volleyball Pit
4pm-6pm Organization Fair
University Green
5pm-7pm Trending Tastes Dinner
Gaffney Student Center - Brown Hall

 MONDAY, AUGUST 30

8am-11am Donuts & Directions
Multiple Location: Academic Building, Gaffney Student Center and Recreation Center - In Front

 TUESDAY, AUGUST 31

8am-11am Donuts & Directions
Multiple Location: Academic Building, Gaffney Student Center and Recreation Center - In Front

 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

11am-2pm Organization Fair
Recreation Center - In Front