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Schedules & Dates

Move-In Dates
Out of State and International Students August 12 *Optional early move-in day
New Students August 13 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Returning Students August 14 & 15 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.; 1 – 5 p.m.

*Note: Student-athletes should check with their coach(es) for their move-in day details.

Welcome Week  Schedule of Events

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13

8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. New Student Move-In (click for detailed schedule)
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Market in the Square: Local Vendors, Campus Store and More
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. President’s Picnic Lunch
The Square
1 – 1:30 p.m. Transition Ceremony
Congregational Church
2 – 4:30 p.m. Advance Learning Term (ALT) Kick-Off: New Students who are registered for IDS 151 Self and Community are expected to attend.
Mott Auditorium
5 – 6 p.m. Dinner at the KC: $8.65 for students without the Olivet College meal plan.
8 – 10:30 p.m. Residence Life S’mores Night
Residence Halls

SATURDAY, AUGUST 14

8: 30 a.m. – 12 p.m.; 1 – 5 p.m. Returning Students Move-In
8 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast at the KC: $3.00 for students without the Olivet College meal plan.
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Advance Learning Term Sessions – A series of presentations to provide answers to your most burning questions about college and to give you the tools you need to succeed in your first year.
Mott Auditorium
12 – 1 p.m. Lunch at the KC: $5.95 for students without the Olivet College meal plan.
1:30 – 3 p.m. No Zebras Program and Comet Community Engagement Activities. All new students expected to attend.
Mott Auditorium
3 – 4:30 p.m. Self and Community Activities
5 – 6 p.m. Dinner at the KC
8 – 9 p.m. Campus Compact Activities
Residence Halls
9 p.m. – 11 p.m. Fun at Cutler
Cutler Athletic Complex

SUNDAY, AUGUST 15

8: 30 a.m. – 12 p.m.; 1 – 5 p.m. Returning Students Move-In
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Optional Interdenominational Christian Worship Service
Olivet Congregational Church
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Brunch at the KC
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.  Athletic Compliance Meeting for all Fall Student-Athletes
Cutler Event Center
2 – 3 p.m. Banner Presentations
Mott Auditorium
4 – 5 p.m. Athletic Compliance Meeting for all Winter and Spring Student-Athletes
Cutler Event Center
5 – 6 p.m. Dinner at the KC
7 – 10 p.m. Mandatory Residence Hall Meeting
Residence Halls
10 – 11 p.m. Walking Tacos and Pool Party
Upton Gym and Pool

MONDAY, AUGUST 16

7:50 a.m. First Day of Classes Kick Off
5 – 7 p.m. Night on the Town
Downtown Olivet

TUESDAY, AUGUST 17

7:30 – 8:30 p.m. It’s On Us Pep Rally
Ice Cream
Blair Lawn

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Opening Convocation
Upton Gym
12  – 12:30 p.m. Stand Up
Upton Gym
1 p.m. Welcome Week Scavenger Hunt

THURSDAY, AUGUST 19

7 – 8 p.m. Marching Comets Preview
Cutler Athletic Field

FRIDAY, AUGUST 20

11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Fun Friday: Yard Games, Music and Prizes
The Square
9 – 10:30 p.m. Glow in the Dark Zumba
Cutler Event Center

SATURDAY, AUGUST 21

8:30 – 10 p.m. Saturday Lounge Night
Kirk Center Lower Level

Schedule is subject to change. Watch for emails for event updates.

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