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New Commuter Students

New Commuter Students

All times Central.

Thursday, August 15
3 p.m.- 6 p.m. -- Commuter Students of Class of 2017 Check-In
BIGGERS SPORTS CENTER
Welcome to A.P. White Campus! All new commuter students must check in at Biggers Ports Center


Saturday, August 17

Saturday, August 17
9 a.m.-2 p.m. -- Class of 2017 Arrives
BIGGERS SPORTS CENTER
Welcome to campus! All new students must check in at Biggers Sports Center upon arrival..

1:30 p.m. -- Honors Reception
NORMA AND GLEN HODGE CENTER FOR DISCIPLESHIP
This invitation-only reception is for those students invited to take part in the Honors Program.

3 p.m. -- Commuter Reception
(MANDATORY)
W.W. SLIDER HUMANITIES CENTER FOYER
All commuting students are required to attend this introduction to commuter life on Lindsey Wilson's campus. Commuters will get to know other commuting students while enjoying light refreshments.

4 p.m. -- Class of 2017 Kick-Off Ceremony
(MANDATORY)
DORIS AND BOB HOLLOWAY HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER
Students will be welcomed by President William T. Luckey Jr. and Student Government Association President Jonathan Joseph. All new students are expected to be in attendance for this very important event.

5 p.m. -- President's Picnic
LAWN OF EMILY D. HUNDLEY PRESIDENT'S HOME
Meet and get to know LWC's President, Dr. Luckey and First Lady, Mrs. Luckey and enjoy an outdoor feast prepared by the fantastic Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center staff.

8 p.m.-midnight -- Class of 2017 HWC Lock-In
DORIS AND BOB HOLLOWAY HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER
The fun has just begun! Play Battleship in the pool,or join students on one of three courts for a game of 3-on-3 basketball, volleyball or badminton. If sports are not your forte, we'll have snacks, grocery bingo, board games, spades, tie dye and other events going on all night! Sponsored by Student Activities Board, Student Government Association and Campus Recreation


Sunday, August 18

10 a.m.-- Lindsey Wilson College Worship Service
NORMA AND GLEN HODGE CENTER FOR DISCIPLESHIP

11 a.m. - 1p.m. -- Brunch
 ROBERTA D. CRANMER DINING & CONFERENCE CENTER

1 p.m. -- Eric Stoller Meet and Greet
ROBERTA D. CRANMER DINING & CONFERENCE CENTER

1 p.m. -- Eric Stoller Meet and Greet
ROBERTA D. CRANMER DINING & CONFERENCE CENTER
(MANDATORY)
Eric Stoller is a higher education thought-leader, consultant, writer, and speaker. He frequently gives keynotes on how administrators can use social media and is a proponent for teaching students about digital identity development. To follow him on Twitter, click here.

5-6:30 p.m. -- Dinner (Cost: $6.50)
ROBERTA D. CRANMER DINING & CONFERENCE CENTER 

7-9 p.m. -- L-Dub Club Fest
THE QUAD IN FRONT OF THE CRALLE STUDENT UNION BUILDING
Check out the live band Salvage Town, inflatables, carnival games, eating contests and more all while finding out what LWC's clubs and organizations have to offer.Students will be able to chat with club representatives and make friends at this out-of-the-ordinary club fest! Sponsored by Student Activities Board and Student Government Association

9 p.m.-12 a.m. -- Glow Stick Dance Party
THE QUAD IN FRONT OF THE CRALLE STUDENT UNION BUILDING
Snacks, glowsticks, a DJ and hundreds of other new students-What more could a college student ask for? Don't miss the opportunity to have fun and meet other LWC students at a fun, outdoor dance on the Quad!

Monday, August 19

10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. -- Placement Challenge Testing
T.D. AND ROWENA EVERETT BUILDING
Students who could have scored better on their placement test may have the opportunity to take the Placement Challenge and test out of a developmental class. The test will be given only to students placed in a developmental reading, math or English class. The test may be attempted only once per subject.

10:30 a.m.-noon -- "Where's My Class?"
CRALLE STUDENT UNION BUILDING

Not sure where to go the first day of classes? EDGE leaders will be available to show students around.

7 p.m.-11 p.m. -- Raiderpalooza
THE QUAD IN FRONT OF THE CRALLE STUDENT UNION BUILDING
 

  • 7-8 p.m. - Lindsey Writes Ice Cream Social 
    Sponsored by the QEP Team
  •    7-11 p.m. - Giant Twister and Football Toss
    Join other students in a game of Inflatable Giant Twister or practice your football throwing skills for a chance to win prizes and other goodies!  Sponsored by Freshman Year Experience
  • 9-11 p.m. - Outdoor Movie
    Don't miss the chance to see Fast and Furious 6 before it's released on DVD. We'll also be serving up popcorn and snow cones so make sure to bring blankets or chairs for the big show!  Sponsored by Student Activities

Tuesday, August 20

Group Advising Session
(MANDATORY)
All freshmen must report to their Group Advising Session.  Please refer to the Blue Advising Appointment Card for location .

During this session students will receive important information about the following mandatory activities:

  • Individual Advising Appointment 
  • Higher Pursuits Appointment 
  • Information Fair Appointment 
  • Lindsey Writes Event

Higher Pursuits Begins
(MANDATORY)

CAMPUS QUADRANGLE (In front of the Cralle Student Union Building)
Students can locate their Higher Pursuits time on the Blue Advising Appointment Card sent through the mail. Commuter students will be asked to sign a consent form to participate in Higher Pursuits during check-in.

8 a.m.-3 p.m. Library Information
(MANDATORY)
KATIE MURRELL LIBRARY

Students will have received their Library Information Fair time during the Group Advising Session on Monday morning and it is indicated on the Blue Advising Appointment Card sent in the mail to your home. For students who cannot make it at their designated time, please stop by anytime. The Information Fair gives an introduction to the informational services on campus. Come and learn about the Library, the Writing Center, the Academic Success Center & Tutoring, and the Math Lab. Freebies and door prizes will be given away!

10 a.m.-4 p.m. - Beyond the Wall Poster Sale
CRALLE STUDENT UNION BUILDING

11 a.m. 1p.m. - Commuter Lunch
THE QUAD IN FRONT OF CRALLES STUDENT UNION BUILDING

Enjoy some FREE grilled food served up by volunteers from Columbia United Methodist Church. 

3 p.m. -- Work-Study Orientation
(MANDATORY FOR ALL WORK-STUDY STUDENTS)
ROBERTA D. CRANMER DINING & CONFERENCE CENTER

THIS SESSION IS MANDATORY FOR STUDENTS THAT ACCEPTED FEDERAL WORK STUDY ON THEIR FINACIAL AID AWARD LETTER.

7 p.m. 9 p.m. -- Sunset Games: Sand Volleyball, Tennis and Cornhole
IN FRONT OF THE DORIS AND BOB HOLLOWAY HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER
Play sand volleyball, tennis, cornhole or just kick back and enjoy the Kentucky sunset and an ice cream bar. Sponsored by Intramurals

Wednesday, August 21
CLASSES BEGIN

 

2:30 p.m. -- Club Fair
CAMPUS QUADRANGLE (In front of front of Cralle Student Union Building)
Check out the LWC clubs, including: RAVE (Responsible Alcohol Values through Education); SAB (Student Activities Board); Art Club; LIFE (Living In Faith Eternally); Athletes in Action; ACES (Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success); Lindsey Wilson Players (drama club); Outdoor Adventure Club; International Club; Accounting Club; and Honors Student Association.
Sponsored by Student Government Association

9 p.m. -- L.I.F.E (Living in Faith Eternally) Service
NORMA & GLEN HODGE CENTER FOR DISCIPLESHIP

LIFE is a student-led, contemporary worship service. All students are welcome.
Sponsored by Christian Ministries


Thursday, August 22
6 p.m. -- Wares Fair
DORIS AND BOB HOLLOWAY HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER
Join the Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce, in the HWC for one of the biggest nights on campus! Learn what Columbia has to offer the students of Lindsey Wilson College. Prizes are given away all night.
Sponsored by the Lindsey Wilson Development Office and Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce and the Adair Progress.

7 p.m. -- Men's Soccer vs. Spring Arbor (Mich.)
WALTER S. REULING SOCCER STADIUM

 
Friday, August 23
10 a.m.-3 p.m. -- Red Cross Blood Drive 
CRALLE STUDENT UNION BUILDING

 

New Commuter Students Opening Weekend 2013

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