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Friday, August 23, 2013 Saturday, August 24, 2013


John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center
56 Main Street
Buies Creek, NC 27506
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We are so excited to welcome our students back this weekend! Move-In is tomorrow and next week, Welcome Week, will be filled with lots of fun activities to participate in. Check out the updated schedule for Welcome Week and don't miss out on any of the fun!

Welcome Week 2013

Saturday, August 17
9:00am-5:00pm Freshmen & Transfer Students move into Residence Halls
5:00pm Dinner in Convocation Center
6:00pm Welcome Party in Academic Circle
7:00pm Men’s Soccer vs. Wake Forest
9:00pm Residence Hall meetings
11:00pm Movie: Fast and Furious 6 in Turner Auditorium

Sunday, August 18
7:30am Breakfast Served in Marshbanks
9:00am-5:00pm Returning Students move into Residence Halls
10:00am Freshman Worship Service in Butler Chapel
1:00pm-3:00pm Love Thy Neighbor Service Project: Meet in Academic Circle
3:30pm Freshmen meet in the lobby of their Residence Halls for New Student Convocation
Transfer and New Commuter Students meet in Convocation Center Lobby
4:00pm New Student Convocation in Gore Arena
5:30pm Dinner in the Dining Halls
9:00pm Bingo in Turner Auditorium
9:45pm Ice Cream Party in Academic Circle (event starts after Bingo, approx. 9:45pm)

Monday, August 19
9:00am-11:00am **Camel 101 in Turner Auditorium (D. Rich)
12:00pm Sign up for the Wet’nWild Trip at the Info Desk in the Wallace Student Center 4:00pm Department Meetings: Meet at your department’s assigned location
5:00pm President’s Picnic: Cookout w/ faculty and students in Gore Arena
8:00pm Hypnotist Dale K in Turner Auditorium

Tuesday, August 20
7:00am Registration opens for Running of the Camels 5k Run
8:00am Running of the Camels 5k Run starts at the Aquatic Center
8:30am-9:00am *Mini Orientation Check In at D. Rich
9:00am Sign up for UNC-Charlotte vs. CU Football Game Trip at the Info Desk
10:00am-11:30am Freshman Proficiency Profile Assessment in Turner Auditorium
2:00pm International Student Orientation in LF School of Business room 147
6:00pm-8:00pm Street Fair in Fellowship Commons

Wednesday, August 21
8:00am Classes Begin
6:30pm Campus Ministry Night: Butler Chapel
10:00pm Residence Hall meetings

Thursday, August 22
6:00pm Club Sports Open House in D. Rich
9:00pm Headphone Disco at McCall court

Friday, August 23
3:00pm-5:00pm Drop/Add
2:00pm-6:00pm Party in the Park: Mud Volleyball, Waterslides, Food, and Entertainment in Saylor Park
9:00pm Movie: Star Trek Into Darkness Turner Auditorium

Saturday, August 24
9:00am Wet ’n Wild Trip departs from the Fine Arts Lot. You must sign up prior to the trip.
12:00pm Football Scrimmage at Barker Lane Stadium