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Move-In 2017

Fall Activity Students: Saturday, August 12  
Non-Fall Activity Students: Saturday, August 19 

The weeks of welcome offer KWU students many activities including residence hall meetings, orientation meetings, pool party, and grocery market bingo. There are plenty of activities to keep students busy learning about each other and KWU's traditions, school spirit, and educational opportunities.There are also activities during the move-in days for the parents to attend, as well.  (This schedule is subject to change.)

Saturday, August 19, 2017

9–11:30 a.m.                 Residence Hall Check In | Mabee Arena

11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.         Lunch | Shriwise Cafeteria                             

1:30 p.m.                      Residence Hall Meeting | Respective Residence Hall

1:30 p.m.                      Parent Meeting | Fitzpatrick Auditorium

3:15 p.m.                      Class of 2020 Photo | Front Steps of Pioneer Hall

3:20 p.m.                      Line Up for Procession to Convocation | Student Activities Center (First year students and faculty)

3:30 p.m.                      Opening Convocation (All Students) | Sams Chapel

5:00 p.m.                      Picnic on the Smoky Banks | Kenwood Park

5:30 p.m.                      Night with the Yotes | Bicentennial Center | Parent/community event - assigned student volunteers only

7:30 p.m.                      Pool Party | Kenwood Cove

10 p.m.                         Coyote Hunt | Respective Residence Hall

Sunday, August 20, 2017

10:30a.m.                     Worship on the Lawn | West of Pioneer Hall

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.    Lunch | Shriwise Cafeteria

1:30 p.m.                      YOGOWYPI/Wesleyan Experience Small Groups | Mabee Arena

6 p.m.                           Food Truck Event/Pros vs Joes | In Front of Pioneer Hall

Monday, August 21, 2017

9:00 a.m.                      Winter/Spring Sports meeting | TBA

12:50 p.m.                    Solar Eclipse Watch

1:30 p.m.                      Rotating Sessions |  Fitzpatrick Auditorium

                                     DVACK, Salina PD, Campus Safety/Self Defense,

                                     Library, Student Success Center

4 p.m.                           Winter/Spring Sports meeting | TBA

5:30 p.m.                      The Real Encounter BMX Stunt Show | UUMC parking lot

7 p.m.                           Athletic Meeting | Sams Chapel

9:15 p.m.                      Monday Night Alive | Student Activities Center

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

5 p.m.                           Women’s Soccer | Graves Family Sports Complex

7 p.m.                           Men’s Soccer | Graves Family Sports Complex

Online                           Fantasy Football Draft | Student Development sign up

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

9 a.m.–noon                  Popcorn Wednesday | Student Development Office

10 a.m.–1 p.m.              Meet the Merchants |  Student Activities Center

                                     Rollin with the VPs | across campus

7 p.m.                            JV Volleyball | Mabee Arena 

Thursday, August 24, 2017

5 p.m.                           BBQ | SAC patio

6 p.m.                           Howl at the Moon Pep Rally | Mabee Arena

Friday, August 25, 2017 (PURPLE FRIDAY)

9 a.m.–noon                   Cookie Friday | Student Development Office

11 a.m.–1 p.m.               Lunchtime Live | Music by FEDUP | SAC patio                  

7 p.m.                             Ice cream & Intramurals and SAC patio Student Activities Showcase | SAC patio

Saturday, August 26, 2017

10 a.m.                            Volleyball match |Mabee Arena

11 p.m.                            Women’s Soccer | Graves Family Sports Complex

1 p.m.                              Men’s Soccer | Graves Family Sports Complex

8:30 p.m.                         FCA: Capture the Flag

Sunday, August 27, 2017       

6 p.m.                              Campus Ministries: The Real Encounter | Mabee Arena             

8:30 p.m.                          Pfeiffer Residence Hall Meeting

9 p.m.                                Wesley Residence Hall Meeting

9:30 p.m.                           Wilson Residence Hall Meeting

Monday, August 28, 2017

                                         Name That Coyote | Student Development email

6 p.m.                               Volleyball | Mabee Arena

8:15 p.m.                          Monday Night Alive | Student Activities Center

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

7:30 p.m.                           Grocery Market B-I-N-G-O | Student Activities Center

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

9 a.m.–noon                       Popcorn Wednesday | Student Development Office

4 p.m.                                Face/Body paint for volleyball game | Wesley Hall lobby

4 p.m.                                 JV Volleyball | Mabee Arena

5:30 p.m.                           Face/Body paint for volleyball game | Wesley Hall lobby

6 p.m.                                Volleyball vs. Bethany  | Mabee Arena

Thursday, August 31, 2017

10 a.m.–noon                         Discovery Fair | Student Activities Center

7–7:30 p.m. showings            Movie Night | AMC Theatre at Central Mall

Friday, September 1, 2017 (PURPLE FRIDAY)

9 a.m.–noon                          Cookie Friday | Student Development Office

11 a.m.–1 p.m.                      Lunchtime Live | music by Jaron Bell Band | SAC patio       

5 p.m.                                   Flag Football entries due | Student Development Office

Saturday, September 2, 2017

6 p.m.                                    Football | Graves Family Sports Complex

Sunday, September 3, 2017

1 p.m.                                     Flag Football | Graves Family Sports Complex

9 p.m.                                    FCA | Muir Gym

Monday, September 4, 2017

8:15 p.m.                               Monday Night Alive | Student Activities Center

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

12 p.m.                                  Career Services: Lunch & Learn | Stewart Dining Hall

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

9 a.m.–noon                        Popcorn Wednesday | Student Development Office
                                           Rollin with the VPs | across campus

9:30 p.m.                            Cosmic Bowling | All Star Lanes

Thursday, September 7, 2017

7 p.m.                             Volleyball | Mabee Arena

Friday, September 8, 2017 (PURPLE FRIDAY)

9 a.m.–noon                    Cookie Friday | Student Development Office

11 a.m.–1 p.m.                Lunchtime Live | music by clark Cumbo | SAC patio       

5 p.m.                             Intramural football pick 'ems due | Student Development Office

5 p.m.                             Ping Pong Challenge sign ups due | Student Development Office

TBA                                 Game Show Night | TBA

Saturday, September 9, 2017

8 a.m.–noon                     Campus Serve | TBA

1 p.m.                              Women’s Soccer | Graves Family Sports Complex

3 p.m.                              Men’s Soccer | Graves Family Sports Complex

8 p.m.                             Ping Pong Challenge | TBA

Sunday, September 10, 2017
9 p.m.                              FCA | Muir Gym

Monday, September 11, 2017

TBA                                 KWU Medallion Hunt begins | Student Development email

7 p.m.                             JV Volleyball | Mabee Arena

8:15 p.m.                       Monday Night Alive | Student Activities Center

 Tuesday, September 12, 2017

                                      Career Services: Resume Café | Student Activities Center

7 p.m.                            Women’s Soccer | Graves Family Sports Complex

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

9 a.m.–noon                     Popcorn Wednesday | Student Development Office

6:30 p.m.                         Carmel Apple night | Student Activities Center

7 p.m.                              Volleyball | Mabee Arena

Thursday, September 14, 2017

6  p.m.                              Cornhole Tournament | SAC patio

Friday, September 15, 2017 "HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KWU!" (PURPLE FRIDAY)

9 a.m.–noon                      Cookie Friday | Student Development Office

11 a.m.–1 p.m.                  Lunchtime Live/KWU Birthday Party | music by Quadaphonic and KWU Choir | SAC patio

5 p.m.                               Intramural football pick ems due | Student Development Office

Saturday, September 16, 2017

6 p.m.                               Football | Graves Family Sports Complex

(updated 8.4.17)