Welcome Week Schedule
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Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
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Welcome Week Schedule

 

2021 Schedule - Saturday

Thursday 8/19 & Friday 8/20 Saturday 8/21 Sunday 8/22 Monday 8/23 Tuesday 8/24
Wednesday 8/25 Thursday 8/26 Friday 8/27 Saturday 8/28 Sunday 8/29

The Fun Doesn't Stop

Mandatory Events for Freshmen, New Transfer & Adult Students, and Residential Students

 

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Returning Student Move-In

For more information, check your email and the Residence Life website. Remember:

  • You'll need to go to The Shack at the Winthrop Farm first to check-in and get your room key.
  • You won't be able to move in or receive your key unless you are COVID Compliant by uploading your COVID vaccination card and/or negative COVID test to the Patient Portal. More information and deadlines for this can be found in your Winthrop email.
  • You should have no more than 2 move-in helpers.
  • You and your move-in helpers are strongly encouraged to wear a mask, especially if you are not fully vaccinated.

Residence Life

 

Yoga in Fountain Park

8:00 a.m. | Fountain Park, Old Town Rock Hill (300 East Main Street)

Rock Hill EventFree! We ask that you do not come if you feel sick or under the weather. Bring your own yoga mat and place your mat at least 6-10 feet away from others. You can take a MyRide Bus to get to this event.

Only In Old Town

 

Old Town Farmers Market

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Legal Remedy Brewing, 129 Oakland Avenue

Rock Hill EventWalk down Oakland Avenue or take a MyRide Bus to explore the Old Town Farmers Market at Legal Remedy Brewing. There's something for everyone at the market – we'll see you there!

Old Town Rock HillLegal Remedy Brewing

 

Classroom Tours with the Peer Mentors

Check with your Peer Mentor for location and time.

Not sure where your classes are located? The Peer Mentors are here for you! Bring your fall semester schedule, and they'll show you where your classrooms are so that you're ready for the first week. New and returning students welcome.

Office of First Year Experience

 

Choral Placement Auditions

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | 332 Music Conservatory

College of Visual & Performing Arts

 

Campus Ministries Open House

6:00 p.m. | 114 DIGS

Do you want to find out more about opportunities for spiritual growth at Winthrop? This open house is a great time to meet representatives from each of Winthrop's Campus Ministries, find other students with similar interests and learn more about how to get involved.

Campus Ministries

 

Orientation Group Reunion Dinner

7:00 p.m. | Eagle Eatery, Thomson Hall

Freshmen will have the opportunity to reconnect with OLs and students from your Orientation groups for dinner in Thomson. Meet your OL outside West Thomson and look for your OL's group sign! Make sure to catch up with your OLs from both First Flight and Eagles Landing! If you arrive late, head inside and look for your OL's group sign. You'll need to either use your meal plan or pay for entry (if you don't have a meal plan or Eagle Bucks) in order to participate.

Office of New Student & Family Programs, Dining Services

 

DSU Presents: Headphone Disco

8:00 p.m. | Campus Green (rain location: Richardson Ballroom, DIGS)

This event is a silent party with two dueling DJs playing a variety of songs through wireless headphones on three different channels.  Come out and experience the livest silent party you'll every see!

$5 for students; $7 for the public; FREE with Welcome Week pass

DiGiorgio Student Union (DSU)

  

(This page: Saturday, August 21, 2021)

 

2021 Schedule

Thursday 8/19 & Friday 8/20 Saturday 8/21 Sunday 8/22 Monday 8/23 Tuesday 8/24
Wednesday 8/25 Thursday 8/26 Friday 8/27 Saturday 8/28 Sunday 8/29

The Fun Doesn't Stop

Mandatory Events for Freshmen, New Transfer & Adult Students, and Residential Students

Last Updated: 8/11/21