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Welcome Week Schedule

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2019 Schedule

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

The Fun Doesn't Stop

 

Friday, August 16, 2019

 

New Student Move-In

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Mandatory Event for Freshmen and New Transfer Students Who Live on Campus

Welcome home! All new students who will be living on campus will check in at this time. Find more information on Residence Life's Move-In site.

Residence Life

 

Portfolio Review

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

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 with questions.

  • Design: 112 McLaurin Hall
  • Fine Arts: Submit Electronically 

College of Visual & Performing Arts 

 

Transfer Student Dinner

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Thomson Hall

All new and returning transfer students are invited. During dinner, transfer students will have the opportunity to have dinner with the Transfer Orientation Leader & Mentors (TOLM) and reconnect. Meal plans are in effect. Students who do not have a meal plan will pay the regular Thomson dinner fee.

University College Academic Advising

 

How to Make Your Nest on Campus: New Commuter Students

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Richardson Ballroom, DIGS

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 receive Welcome Week booklets, as well as learn tips and tricks to getting the most out of the commuter experience at Winthrop. You'll also hear from upperclassmen who commuted to campus their first year at Winthrop as well. They'll talk about the strengths and the struggles of living off campus and all about their experience.

Office of New Student & Family Programs, Student Life

 

New Student Floor Meeting

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Your Residence Hall

Mandatory Event for Freshmen and New Transfer Students Who Live on Campus

Come out and meet your new neighbors. You'll also meet your Resident Assistant (RA), your #1 resource in your residence hall. Get to know them - they're here for you! You are responsible for all information given during Floor Meetings.

Residence Life 

 

Transfer Trivia Night

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | The Edge, DIGS

Get to know your fellow transfer students while participating in some friendly competition! Join a team of up to six 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 Listed Below

Mandatory Event for Freshmen

Welcome to night one of the 261 days of your First Year Experience!

Tonight you will make memories with more than 1,000 peers. Begin your 261 day journey to make each day count. You will begin creating lasting bonds with your FYE Peer Mentor, ACAD 101 faculty, and classmates. ACAD 101 sections will meet in an assigned classroom (listed below) before continuing to the West Center. 

First Night Classroom Locations

Please see below for classroom locations, based on your section of ACAD 101. If you are unsure which section of ACAD you are in, view your course schedule in Wingspan. Your section number will be in the XXX spots as seen here: ACAD 101-XXX. If you're unsure of how to get to your classroom, your Orientation Leader or Peer Mentor can help!

  • 001 - OWEN G02 
  • 002 - OWEN 210
  • 003 - OWEN G07 
  • 004 - OWEN 101 
  • 005 - OWEN 102 
  • 006 - OWEN 103 
  • 007 - OWEN 104 
  • 008 - OWEN 107 
  • 009 - OWEN 108 
  • 010 - OWEN 109 
  • 011 - OWEN 110 
  • 012 - OWEN 201 
  • 013 - OWEN 202 
  • 014 - OWEN 203 
  • 015 - OWEN 204 
  • 016 - OWEN 207 
  • 017 - OWEN 208 
  • 018 - OWEN 209 
  • 019 - KINARD 016 
  • 020 - KINARD 018 
  • 021 - KINARD 102 
  • 022 - KINARD 207 
  • 023 - KINARD 211 
  • 024 - KINARD 215 
  • 025 - OWEN G01 
  • 026 - KINARD 219 
  • 027 - KINARD 301 
  • 028 - KINARD 302 
  • 029 - KINARD 315 
  • 030 - KINARD 115 
  • 031 - KINARD 206 
  • 032 - KINARD 205 
  • 033 - KINARD 308 
  • 034 - KINARD 316 
  • 035 - KINARD 101 
  • 036 - KINARD 201 
  • 037 - KINARD 015 
  • 038 - KINARD 119 
  • 039 - KINARD 305 
  • 040 - KINARD 312 
  • 041 - KINARD 111 
  • 042 - KINARD 105 
  • 043 - KINARD 204 
  • 044 - OWEN G08 
  • 045 - OWEN G05 
  • 046 - DIGS 220 
  • 047 - DIGS 221 
  • 048 - DIGS 223 
  • 070 - DIGS 114 
  • 080 - WEST 214 
  • 081 - WEST 217 
  • 082 - WEST 219 
  • 001H - WEST 221 
  • 002H - Courtyard--Honors Center 
  • 003H - Courtyard--Honors Center 
  • 004H - Courtyard--Honors Center 
  • 005H - WEST 212 

Office of First Year ExperienceOffice of New Student & Family Programs 

 

First Night Finale

9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. | Campus Green

Mandatory Event for Freshmen

At the conclusion of First Night Winthrop, make your way to DIGS Campus Green to celebrate your first full night as a Winthrop Eagle. Share food and music with new peers and end the evening looking forward to all that is in store for the 261 days ahead.

Be sure to use the #261FYE to capture each moment of your first-year experience. All new students – freshmen and transfers – are welcome to join the fun!

Office of First Year Experience

 

(Friday, August 16, 2019)

 

2019 Schedule

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

The Fun Doesn't Stop

Last Updated: 6/15/20