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November 2018


Fall Play: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

7:00 p.m.
Thorne Performance Hall

OMEA District X Honors Choir Concert

3:30 p.m.
Chapel Auditorium

The Pop-Up Show

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Schnormeier Gallery

Pathways to Success Alumni Networking Event

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Foster Hall

Poetry Reading and Craft Talk

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Faculty Hall, Room 105
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Welcome WeekMove In Day

Move In Day

Move In Day for new residential students is Thursday, August 23, 2018. The residence halls open at 10 a.m. Move In Day for returning students is Friday, August 24. The residence areas open at 10 a.m.

Tentative Schedule:

  • 9:00 a.m.: Check in & Move in (students who live more than 60 miles away)

  • 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Check in & Move in (students who live less than 60 miles away)

  • 3:00 p.m.: Check in Closed (students & families may continue to work in rooms)
  • 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Move in Day Dinner, RSVP required (Dining Commons)

  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.: Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting (Chapel Auditorium and Quad)

  • 8:00 p.m.: Residence Area Meetings (Required)
  • Move In Day Dinner is Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in the Dining Commons.

Please RSVP for dinner for all new students and guests. If you plan to attend this meal, please make your reservations at the link above or by calling 1-866-462-MVNU, option 4, or locally at 740-397-9000, ext. 4600. New students eat free and each family member or guest may attend with reservations at $11.00 each. ALL RSVPs MUST BE RECEIVED BY THURSDAY, AUGUST 16. 

There are two dinner time options (please indicate your desired time when you register).

OPTION 1: Arrive to dinner between 4:00 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. 
OPTION 2: Arrive to dinner between 5:00 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.

Tickets can be picked up at the information tent on the Oakwood lawn. Extra tickets may be purchased on Move In Day on a first come, first served basis pending availability. Tickets are limited. 

Welcome Week (August 27-Sept. 1, 2018)
Monday, August 27

  • Classes Begin

  • 10:20 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.: Dr. Henry Spaulding, University President (Chapel)

  • Evening Activity: Bowling (Colonial City Lanes)

Tuesday, August 28

  • Classes

  • Evening Activity: Adventures around Mount Vernon

Wednesday, August 29

  • Classes

  • 10:20 p.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Speaker TBA (Chapel)

  • 7:30 p.m.: Brandon Kyer, SGA VP of Spiritual Life (Chapel)

Thursday, August 30

  • Classes

  • Evening Activity: Syllabus Shock (Center for Student Success, Library)

Friday, August 31

  • Classes

  • 10:20 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Campus Covenant Service (Chapel)

  • Evening Activity: Luau and games (Grove and sand volleyball area)

Saturday, September 1

  • World Record Knock Out Game (Ariel Arena)

Schedule Overview

Move In Day Dinner
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018
All RSVPs (upcoming) must be received by Thursday, August 16.

New Student Institute
Friday–Sunday, Aug. 24-26, 2018
Required for all new students including transfers and commuters.

First Day of Classes
Aug. 27, 2018

Welcome Week
Aug. 27 to Sept. 1, 2018

for more info

Student Life Office
866-462-MVNU, option 4
740-397-9000, ext. 4602

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