Western Welcome Week Home
Schedule
Red Square Info Fair
Welcoming Convocation

Schedule


Subject to change. Please check back for updates.

 

Friday, 9/22

1:00pm – 5:00pm

Residence Hall Early Arrival Check-In

Saturday, 9/23

10:00am – 3:00pm

Residence Hall Early Arrival Check-In

Check-in – 4:30pm
Dinner – 5:00pm

Out-of-State Student Dinner, Viking Commons

Details and invitations for the Out-of-State Student Dinner will be sent directly to NEW out-of-state students. Reservations are required and space is limited. Additional information will be updated and communicated in mid- to late August.

Sunday, 9/24

10:00am – 3:00pm

Residence Hall Fall Opening

10:30am – 12:15pm

Orientation⁄Lunch Check-in for Fall Advising & Orientation Participants, Performing Arts Center Plaza

11:00am – 12:30pm

Lunch for Fall Advising & Orientation Participants, Viking Union Multipurpose Room

11:00am – 4:00pm

NSSFO Information Booth, Red Square

12:45pm – 1:15pm

Welcome Session for Fall Advising & Orientation Participants, Performing Arts Center Mainstage

1:30pm – 3:30pm

Tips for Families - Parent⁄Family Orientation, Location TBD

1:30pm – 3:30pm

Student Orientation Sessions, Location TBD

5:00pm – 8:15pm

Residence Hall Opening Floor⁄Stack Meeting & Dinner

Floor and stack communities will alternate dinner and meeting schedules; individual plans will be communicated by Residence Hall staff. Plan to be with your Residence Hall community during this time.

Monday, 9/25

7:00am – 9:00am

Fall Advising & Orientation: REQUIRED Student Check-in for Academic Advising⁄Class Registration, Red Square Information Booth

New freshmen attending Fall Advising & Orientation are REQUIRED check-in between 7am – 9am to receive academic advising and class registration materials, including your specific time and location for advising and registration.

9:00am – 12:00pm

International Student Orientation (J-1 visa exchange students), Location TBD

9:00am – 12:00pm

International Student Orientation International Student Orientation (F-1 visa students), Location TBD

9:00am – 3:00pm

NSSFO Information Booth, Red Square

9:30am – 4:30pm

Fall Advising & Orientation: REQUIRED Student Session for Academic Advising and Class Registration, Locations Assigned at Check-in

New freshmen attending Fall Advising & Orientation are REQUIRED to check-in between 7am – 9am in Red Square to obtain academic advising and class registration materials, including your specific time and location for advising and registration.

11:00am – 3:00pm

Red Square Info Fair

11:00am – 12:00pm

Workshops, Locations TBD

1:00pm – 1:50pm

Workshops, Locations TBD

1:30pm – 4:30pm

International Student Orienation (all new international students), Locations TBD

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Workshops, Locations TBD

9:00pm – Midnight

Late Night at the Wade King Student Recreation Center:TBD


Tuesday, 9/26

11:00am – 3:00pm

New Student Services⁄Family Outreach Information Booth, Red Square

11:00am – 3:00pm

Red Square Info Fair, Red Square

11:00am – 12:00pm

Workshops, Locations TBD

11:00am, 1:00pm,
2:15pm, 3:30pm

Bus Tour of Bellingham, Haggard Hall Bus Stop (ANTICIPATED)

Sign up for a space at the Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) table during the Associated Students Info Fair.

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Workshops, Locations TBD

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Workshops, Locations TBD

3:30pm – 6:30pm

Residece Hall Pre-Convocation Floor⁄Stack Meeting & Dinner

Get acquainted with your new Residence Hall community! Floor and stack communities will alternate dinner and meeting schedules with individual plans being communicated by the Residence Hall staff. Plan to be with your Residence Hall community from 3:30pm – 6:30pm.

7:00pm

Welcoming Convocation, Performing Arts Center

A memorable kick-off to your Western experience, Convocation will be officiated by President Sabah Randhawa. Come be “officially welcomed” to the campus community and share in some of the traditions that make Western a unique place to be. Seating begins at 6:30pm.

9:30pm

Associated Students Outdoor Movie: TBD,Communications Lawn

Wednesday, 9/27 – First Day of Classes!

5:45pm – 8:00pm

Paint B'ham Blue for WWU!, Depart from Red Square @ 5:45pm

Thursday, 9/29

9:00pm – 1:00am

VU Late Night: TBD, Viking Union

Page Updated 08.03.2017