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Welcome Week Schedule

Love Where You’re Going!
Winthrop's Admissions Team is working hard to provide you with options to learn more about Life as an Eagle. Please check our Visit Page to sign up for one of our Virtual Admissions Experiences.

Want a one on one meeting or have any questions? There are three ways you can contact us:
Phone: 803/323-2191
Email: Admissions@winthrop.edu
Virtual Chat: Click here to register

For updates, announcements and special messages from Admissions, please follow us on Instagram - @winthropadmissions

2020 Schedule

Friday | Saturday | Sunday | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

The Fun Doesn't Stop

(*Schedule continuing to be updated*)

Friday, August 21, 2020



Fine Arts & Design Student Portfolio Review

Portfolio Review for Design & Fine Arts majors who need studio work evaluated from AP, IB, dual enrollment, or other transfer studio courses. Contact finearts@winthrop.edu or design@winthrop.edu with questions. 

College of Visual & Performing Arts 


How to Make Your Nest on Campus: New Commuter Students

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Via Zoom

All first-year commuter students should plan to attend this session before First Night Winthrop. Freshmen will be on time to First Night Winthrop, so please let your Peer Mentor know that you plan to attend. Students will review the Welcome Week schedule, as well as learn tips and tricks to getting the most out of the commuter experience at Winthrop. 

The link will be posted on this page as we get closer to the event. With questions, please contact orientation@winthrop.edu.

Office of New Student & Family Programs, Student Life


Transfer Trivia Night

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Location TBD

Get to know your fellow transfer students while participating in some friendly competition! Join a team of up to four competitors and take on various trivia categories ranging from general knowledge to pop culture as you compete for prizes. New and returning transfer students are invited!

University College Academic Advising 


First Night Winthrop

8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | Locations Vary (more below)

Mandatory Event for Freshmen

Welcome home! Tonight you begin your 261 day journey to make each day count.

We know there are so many questions about the transition to college and tonight will help answer those questions and ease the transition!  You will create new bonds with your FYE Peer Mentor, ACAD 101 faculty, and classmates. ACAD 101 sections will meet virtually. Check your Winthrop email! Your faculty member and Peer Mentor will send you a link to your virtual classroom for this first class meeting!  #261FYE 


Office of First Year Experience


(Friday, August 21, 2020)


2020 Schedule

Friday | Saturday | Sunday | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

The Fun Doesn't Stop

Last Updated: 7/14/20