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.
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.
- Collision Repair - College Avenue Labs, Room 165 southern overhead door
- Automotive - Automotive Technology Center, Room 121 western overhead door
- HVAC - Building Technologies Center, Room 115
- Diesel/Heavy Equipment - Earth Science Center, Diesel Engine Lab (accessed via first overhead door to the right of the main ESC entrance)
- Aviation - Aviation Center Lobby
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.
Required Off Campus Housing Meetings
4 - 5 p.m.
Bush Campus Center, Penn's Inn
Students who are living off campus and renting from a landlord will meet with their community peer educators and off campus staff members.
Dinner with the Links
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 - 8 p.m.
Klump Academic Center, auditorium for residents of Clinton, Juniata, and Delaware Halls
Keystone Dining Room 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.
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
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.
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