Welcome Week

 

Welcome back students!

Welcome Week is your introduction to life at Eureka College. Beginning with Move-in Day on Saturday, August 13, students and staff have a week full of activities to help you acclimate to your new Eureka College experience.

Welcome Week 2016 Schedule – Day One


Saturday, August 13

  Event Details
9am–4pm College Bookstore open (Cerf Center)
9am–3pm Move-in for First Year Residential Students
Admissions House Lawn (Rain Location: Burgoo)
College Administration informally welcomes students to campus by passing out water to students and families. Pick up Residence Hall Key, Mailbox Key, Parking Permit, Welcome Week Schedule, T-shirt, and more!
9am–12pm All-College Information Exposition
Representatives will be available for business in various places on campus. Offices included
but are not limited to:
Financial Aid Office (Admissions & Financial Aid Building) – Open 9:00AM – 12:00PM
Office of Student Life (Cerf Center) – Open 9:00AM – 12:00PM & 1:30PM-2:30PM
Business Office (Burrus Dickinson) – Open 10:00AM – 12:00PM
11am–1pm Lunch
Dickinson Commons
Lunch will be available for students and their families. Students can request tickets at checkin for themselves and members of their families.
1pm–2pm College 101: Family Information Session (Parents and Guests only)
Becker Auditorium, Cerf Center
Parents and families can join members of the college community who will share important information with you during a presentation with administrators. Parents and family members will be given the opportunity to write a letter to their student which will be delivered to them at the end of Welcome Week.
1:45pm–2pm First Year Commuter Check – In
Moser Lobby, Cerf Center
Pick up Mailbox Key, Welcome Week Schedule, T-shirt, and more! Those students who did not attend a Jump Start must go to the Office of Student Life to have their student ID picture taken.
2–3:30pm Break
This will also be a time for families to spend time together before families return home for the evening
2–3pm Commuter Connection with FYE Leaders (MANDATORY FOR ALL FIRST YEAR COMMUTERS)
North Terrill Room, Cerf Center
Meet with other first year commuters and review Welcome Week schedule.
3:30pm–4pm President’s Welcome
Becker Auditorium, Cerf Center
MANDATORY FOR ALL FIRST YEAR RESIDENTAIL STUDENTS, FIRST YEAR COMMUTER STUDENTS, & RESIDENTAL TRANSFERS; STRONGLY ENCOURAGED FOR ALL STUDENTS
A Welcome from President Jamel Santa Cruze Wright
4pm–5pm Traditions 101 (Students Only)
Becker Auditorium, Cerf Center
MANDATORY FOR ALL FIRST YEAR RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS, FIRST YEAR COMMUTER STUDENTS, & RESIDENTAL TRANSFERS; STRONGLY ENCOURAGED FOR ALL STUDENTS
Students will hear from Dr. Jeffrey H. Coats, Dean of Students and learn Eureka College traditions including the fight song and other EC traditions.
5pm–6:45pm Dinner
Dickinson Commons

ALL STUDENTS WELCOME

7pm–8:30pm Individual Floor Meetings
MANDATORY FOR ALL RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS
All communities have expectations for behavior and Eureka College’s residential academic community is no different. Students are to join the Residential Life Staff for a conversation focused on community standards, alcohol and other drugs.
7pm–8:30pm First Year Commuter Meet Up
Ben Major
FIRST YEAR COMMUTER STUDENTS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND
8:30pm–9:30pm S’mores & More
The Newman Center – 108 E College Ave, Eureka, IL
9pm–10:30pm Movie Under the Stars (Captain America: Civil War)
Rinker Amphitheater (Rain Location: Becker)
Hosted by Campus Activities Board

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