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Opening Weekend 2014-New Residential Students

 

Saturday, August 16

9 a.m.-2 p.m. - Class of 2018 Arrives

BIGGERS SPORTS CENTER

Welcome to campus! All new students must check in at Biggers Sports Center upon arrival.

 

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. - Lunch

ROBERTA D. CRANMER DINING & CONFERENCE CENTER

Lunch in the Dining Center is available at a discounted rate to family members at $5.50 per person. LWC students with a meal plan are free. Food is also available at the Coca Cola trailers near the gym for a reasonable price. Drinks are free.


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.

 

2:30 p.m. - Say Goodbye to Parents

Time for final hugs and kisses! If you haven't already, say goodbye to your loved ones and head to the Kick-Off Ceremony.

 

3 p.m. - Class of 2018 Kick-Off Ceremony

(MANDATORY)

ROBERTA D. CRANMER DINING & CONFERENCE CENTER

Students will be welcomed by President William T. Luckey Jr. and will watch a video about what it means to be a Blue Raider! All new students are expected to be in attendance for this very important event as they will sign the Class of 2018 Inauguration Ledger, receive a #iamablueraider t-shirt and take a group photo.

 

4 p.m. - First Residence Hall Meeting

(MANDATORY)

MEET IN YOUR RESIDENCE HALL

Resident Assistants will direct new students where to go. Resident Assistants and Resident Directors will be going over important information about residential life and residence hall policies.

 

5 p.m. - President's Picnic

LAWN OF THE EMILY D. HUNDLEY PRESIDENT'S HOME

Meet and get to know LWC's President, Dr. Luckey, and First Lady, Mrs. Luckey. Enjoy an outdoor feast prepared by the fantastic Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center Staff.

 

8 p.m.-12 a.m. - Class of 2018 Lock-in!

DORIS AND BOB HOLLOWAY HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER

The fun has just begun! Play Water Pong, Grocery Bingo, or just shoot some hoops at this event just for new students. We'll also have snacks, dorm room craft projects, giveaways and make new friends playing Fast Track to Friendship!

Sponsored by Student Activities Board, Student Government Association, Residence Hall Council and Campus Recreation

 

Sunday, August 17

 

1:30 p.m. - Speaker Krista Neher

Don't Change In Front of an Open Window and Other Real World Advice to Use Online 

(MANDATORY)

BIGGERS SPORTS CENTER

Social media can be your best friend or biggest nightmare, depending on how you use it. Today, future employers, college administrators, friends and family are all following you on social media. If you aren't thinking about what you post online, you could end up in hot water. Discover how to make the most out of social media while avoiding the things that could get you into trouble.

 

2:30-3:30 p.m. - Social Behaviors

(FEMALES ONLY - MANDATORY)

V.P. HENRY AUDITORIUM

Find out what it takes to succeed in college and have a laugh along the way! Ladies, don't miss this mandatory session with Dean of Students, Chris Schmidt.

Sponsored by Residence Life

 

3:30-4:30 p.m. - Social Behaviors

(MALES ONLY - MANDATORY)

V.P. HENRY AUDITORIUM

Find out what it takes to succeed in college and have a laugh along the way! Guys, don't miss this mandatory session with Dean of Students, Chris Schmidt.

Sponsored by Residence Life

 

5-6:30 p.m. - Dinner

ROBERTA D. CRANMER DINING & CONFERENCE CENTER

 

7-9 p.m. - L-Dub Fun Fest

THE QUAD IN FRONT OF THE CRALLE STUDENT UNION BUILDING

Listen to the live band, Sunday Confession, and earn raffle tickets at the carnival games and inflatables. Turn your raffle tickets in and win gift cards and LWC gear at the prize drawing towards the end. You can also take a photo with newfound friends at the fun photo booth or make a tie-dyed shirt! Make sure to sign up to participate in Fear Factor-winner receives a gift card!

Sponsored by Student Activities Board, Student Government Association, The Alumni Relations Office and Intramurals

 

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 18

9-10 a.m. - Group Advising Session

(MANDATORY)

All freshmen must report to their Group Advising Session.

Please refer to the Blue Advising Appointment Card for location (see box above for details). If you do not have your Blue Advising Card, please go to Cranmer Dining Center.

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

• Individual Advising Appointment (occurs on Monday or Tuesday)

• Information Fair Appointment (occurs on Tuesday)

• Lindsey Writes Event (occurs on Monday or Tuesday)

• #iamablueraider Session (occurs on Tuesday)

                                              

8 a.m.-12 p.m. & 1-4 p.m. - Placement Challenge Testing

ACADEMIC SUCCESS CENTER, T.D. AND ROWENA EVERETT BUILDING

Students who could have scored better on their placement testing may have the opportunity to take the Placement Challenge and test out of a developmental class. The test will only be given to students placed in a developmental Reading or English class.

 

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. - "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.

 

5-7 p.m. - Class of 2018 Cookout!

LAWN BEHIND HORTON RESIDENCE HALL

Come out and enjoy good music, good food and great company! Get to know your classmates at this cookout just for new students or have fun tie-dying a t-shirt with new friends.

Sponsored by Residence Life and Residence Hall Council

 

7-11 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

• 7-9 p.m. - Giant Twister

Join other students in a game of Inflatable Giant   Twister for a   chance to win prizes and other goodies!

Sponsored by First Year Experience

• 9-11 p.m. - Outdoor Movie

Don't miss the chance to see Godzilla 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 19

 

#iamablueraider

(MANDATORY)

V.P. HENRY AUDITORIUM

You've registered for classes and now are officially a Blue Raider! During this session, you will see why college is more than wearing the gear, going to class and attending sporting events; it's a lifestyle. You will learn what it means to be a Blue Raider and sign the Blue Raider Pledge. You can also pick up your #iamablueraider t-shirt if you didn't receive it at the Kick-Off Ceremony. Please see the Blue Advising Appointment Card sent through the mail to your home for your scheduled session time.

Sponsored by First Year Experience, Student Activities, Bonner Scholars, Career Services, Project Success, Student Government Association and Academic Affairs

 

8 a.m.-3 p.m. - Information Fair (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

 

3 p.m. - Work-Study Orientation

(MANDATORY FOR WORK-STUDY STUDENTS)

ROBERTA D. CRANMER DINING & CONFERENCE CENTER

THIS SESSION IS MANDATORY FOR ALL STUDENTS WHO ACCEPTED FEDERAL WORK STUDY ON THE FINANCIAL AID AWARD LETTER.

 

7-9 p.m. - Popsicles with SGA

QUAD IN FRONT OF CRALLE STUDENT UNION BUILDING

Hang out and relax with LWC's Student Government. Enjoy some outdoor sports and free popsicles before your first day of classes.

Sponsored by Student Government Association

                 

9:30 p.m. - Hall Meetings

RESIDENCE HALLS

Report to your residence hall for a meeting with Resident Assistants (R.A.s) and Resident Directors (R.D.s).

 

Wednesday, August 20

 

CLASSES BEGIN

 

2:30 p.m. - Club Fair

THE QUAD IN FRONT OF CRALLE STUDENT UNION BUILDING

Check out all of the clubs LWC has to offer. Some clubs present will include RAVE (Responsible Alcohol Values through Education), SAB (Student Activities Board), Art Club, LIFE (Living

In Faith Eternally), Lindsey Wilson Players, International Club, Accounting, and Honors Student Association.

Sponsored by Student Government Association

 

6:30 p.m. - Cornhole Tournament

QUAD IN FRONT OF CRALLE STUDENT UNION BUILDING

Sign-up at 6:30 p.m. and the tournament begins at 7 p.m. Winners will receive an intramurals champion t-shirt and a gift card.

Sponsored by Intramurals

 

7:30 p.m. - Fresh L.I.F.E. Service

JOHN B. BEGLEY CHAPEL

This new program has been developed to help new students meet other students who want to grow in their faith at Lindsey Wilson. Don't miss this fun and exciting new service!

Sponsored by Christian Ministries

 

9 p.m. - L.I.F.E. (Living in Faith Eternally) Service

NORMA AND GLEN HODGE CENTER FOR DISCIPLESHIP

L.I.F.E. is a student led contemporary worship service. All students are welcome to attend.

Sponsored by Christian Ministries

 

Thursday, August 21

 

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, Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce, and the Adair Progress

 

Friday, August 22

 

10 a.m.-3 p.m. - Red Cross Blood Drive

CRALLE STUDENT UNION BUILDING

 

Saturday, August 23

 

7 p.m. - Men's Soccer vs. Mount Vernon Nazarene University

WALTER S. REULING SOCCER STADIUM

 

Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center Hours

Dining Center hours will be as follows unless otherwise indicated in the Opening Week Schedule:

 

Monday-Friday

Breakfast: 7-8:30 a.m.

Lunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Dinner: 5-6:30 p.m. (Friday until 6 p.m.)

 

Saturday

Lunch: 12-1 p.m.

Dinner: 5-6 p.m.

 

Sunday

Brunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Dinner: 5-6 p.m.

 

Doris and Bob Holloway Health & Wellness Center

Opening Week Extended Hours

Saturday………………8 a.m.-2 p.m. and 7 p.m.-2 a.m.

Sunday………………2 p.m.-2 a.m.

Monday…………......6 a.m.-2 a.m.

Tuesday……………..6 a.m.-12 a.m.

Wednesday………....6 a.m.-10 p.m. (begin regular hours)

Thursday…………….6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Friday………………..6 a.m.-9 p.m.

Saturday…………….8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sunday………………2-10 p.m.

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