The following provides an overview of Saturday's schedule to help you prepare. Check the Welcome Weekend program you receive at check-in for a detailed schedule of times and locations for all sessions and events.

Department offices will be open to help you take care of remaining business. View special weekend hours.

Meet Us at the Hospitality Tent

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Stop by the hospitality tent for light refreshments. Bush Campus Center

Welcome Weekend & Residential Check-in

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

See Check-in page for times, locations, and a list of materials you will receive.

Picnic Lunch

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Rose Street Commons, Courtyard

Stop by the hospitality tent to pick up your free lunch and meet members of the Penn College community.

Tool Box Drop-Off

1 - 3 p.m.

If you are bringing a large/heavy tool kit to campus, you may take advantage of the temporary holding location closest to your primary lab/work area. Permanent storage will be provided within the work area at the beginning of class. Smaller handheld toolboxes for all other majors should be brought to class on the first day.

Archery Bow Drop-Off

1 - 3 p.m.

Metal Trades Center, Room 12C

Students may drop off their equipment in the Archery Range.


Parents/Guests Depart

5 p.m.

Dinner with the Links

5 p.m.

Dauphin Hall, Capitol Eatery

Board meals, declining balance dollars, flex dollars, BankMobile Vibe Card, cash, or credit will be accepted in the Capitol Eatery.

Required On-Campus Housing Meetings

7:30-8 p.m.

Klump Academic Center, auditorium for residents of Clinton, Juniata, and Delaware Halls
Bardo Gymnasium for residents of Dauphin Hall
Field House for residents of York and Lancaster Halls

Students will meet with their Residence Life Coordinator, Resident Assistants and other Residence Life staff.

Convocation Line-up

8:15 p.m.

Field House

Off-campus students, Commuter students and Adult Learners will meet at the main entrance of the Field House to gather as a group for the Convocation procession.

Penn College Convocation and Fireworks

8:30 p.m.

Rose Street Commons

Gather with new and returning students, faculty and staff for welcome messages from the College president, the vice president for enrollment management and associate provost, and the student government association president.

Comedy Hypnotist: Eric Mina

9 p.m.

Rose Street Commons, Courtyard (Rain Location - Field House)

Whether it is playing mind tricks in Australia, reading thoughts in Las Vegas, or performing comedy hypnosis in Times Square, Eric's understanding of the human mind astounds audiences world wide.