Welcome Week Events

Military, Adult, and Transfers Services is excited to welcome our new students to campus.  To help you acclimate to campus and meet other new students, please plan to join us at an exciting group of Welcome Week events!


Required Events for New Transfer & Adult Students

Monday, August 19, 2019

9:00 a.m.: Transfer & Adult Student Meeting - Tillman Auditorium
     Arrive as early as 8:30 a.m. to receive your Blue Line t-shirt. Program begins promptly at 9:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.: Convocation - Winthrop Coliseum
12:00 p.m.: Convocation Picnic (optional) - Winthrop Coliseum
2:30 p.m.: Assemblies with Academic Colleges
     Locations vary by Academic College. See the Welcome Week schedule for exact locations.
5:00 p.m.: Fall 2019 Classes Begin

All new transfer and adult students must attend the events listed above.
Students with a legitimate conflict should contact University College Academic Advising in advance.

*Due to renovations of Byrnes Auditorium, this is the current proposed schedule for the day.
While not anticipated, the MATS office will contact students with any schedule changes via their Winthrop e-mail.


Optional Events

Ice Cream Social: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. on the Dinkins Front Porch

Pancake Brunch & Classroom Tours: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. in Dinkins Auditorium

Board Game Night: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. in 114 DiGiorgio Campus Center

Residence Hall Move-in for New Transfers: Friday, August 16, 2019 (8 a.m.—3 p.m.)

Dinner with the Transfer OL & Mentors: Friday, August 16, 2019 - 5:30 p.m. in Thomson Cafeteria
     Use your meal plan or you can pay at the door.
Transfer Trivia: Friday, August 16, 2019 - 8:00 p.m. at The Edge (DiGiorgio Campus Center)
     Engage in some friendly competition while meeting other transfers and competing for great prizes!

Transfer Carnival: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on the DIGS Campus Green (Rain Location: Richardson Ballroom)
     Join us for some fun, food, and games! Win prizes from local businesses and meet other students!

Welcome Week Events: Friday, August 16 - Sunday, August 25, 2019
     A great way to meet people and engage on campus! A full listing of events can be found in your Welcome Week booklet, which you will receive at the Transfer & Adult Student Meeting or when you check in at your residence hall.