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Move-in and Welcome Weekend Schedule

Move-in: August 23 

Welcome Weekend: August 24 - 26

Welcome Week activities kick off on Thursday, August 24 and continue through Saturday, August 26. There will be a mixture of structured activities and optional opportunities for recreation, socialization, and information sessions. We encourage new students to take advantage of all that Welcome Week has to offer. 
Look for information from your Peer Mentor/Academic Consultant (PMAC) to be posted on your residence hall door with information about your meet up location for Thursday, August 25. During your meeting, your PMAC will help you personalize your schedule for the week.
Welcome Weekend Schedule
Thursday, August 24:
  • 8:30am - Students meet up with PMACs
  • 9:30am - Opening Session
  • 10:00am - Academic Program Sessions
  • 12:00pm - Lunch in Hubbell Dining Hall
  • 2:00pm - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Session
  • 3:45pm - First Year Seminar Collaboration time
  • 5:00pm - Dinner in Hubbell Dining Hall
  • 8:00pm - Evening Activity hosted by Student Activities Board

Friday, August 25:

  • Meet up with FYS group
  • C is for Consent sessions
  • Lunch in Hubbell Dining Hall 
  • Drake Traditions Scavenger Hunt
  • First Year Seminar professor meet ups
  • Dinner in Hubbell Dining Hall
  • Rec Night
  • Friday Night Movie

Saturday, August 26:

  • 9:15am - meet up with FYS group
  • 10:00am - Bulldog Basics Sessions
  • Lunch in Hubbell Dining Hall
  • 1:00pm - Choose Your Own Adventure
  • 6:30pm - Welcome to the Team and Closing Session
  • 9:00pm - Evening Activity Student Activities Board 
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