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Welcome Week Calendar

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Welcome to the start of an exciting four years at Boston College. The following activities are designed to assist your transition to college life and connect you with many of the opportunities, offices, and people on campus.

We invite you to take advantage of as many of these activities as you can. Please note that some of the events are mandatory for all first-year students.


All students are required to view BC Safe, an educational video, prior to arriving on campus. Log on to bc.edu/lms to accessBC Safe.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodations and services while participating in Welcome Week activities should contact 617–552–3280 or askvpsa@bc.edu prior to July 1. We will make every effort to meet the needs of all students.

Denotes mandatory first-year event.
Meal costs for mandatory events are deducted from the residential meal plan.

 



Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Visit Welcome tents on Upper Campus, Newton Campus, and outside Conte Forum for refreshments, campus information, and giveaways.

First Year Move in / Welcome Tents
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | Building Meetings / Dinner/ Floor Meetings

10:00 P.M. | Late Night Activity by Campus



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  Dinner Building Meeting Floor Meeting Scavenger Hunt/Late Night
Hardey/CLXF 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 5:00-6:15 p.m. 7:30-8:45 10:00 p.m.
Duchesne/Fitz 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 7:00-8:15 p.m. 5:00-6:00 10:00 p.m.
Keyes/CKM 5:30-6:30 p.m.  8:30 - 9:45 p.m. 6:45 - 8:15 p.m. 10:00 p.m.


Late Night Programming

Following Building Meetings | Location varies by community

Get to know your classmates and fellow residents in small group activities.


 

Thursday, August 27, 2015

University Welcome ★
11:00 a.m. | Conte Forum

Opportunities Fair
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 

Open Houses/Welcome Receptions 
1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Speak About It
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Movie Night  | O'Neil  (rain location Plex)
4 p.m.–9 p.m.

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Speak About It 2 casts, 3 shows each  
  Speak About It Location
Keyes, CLXF 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Heights/Robsham
Duchesne/Fitz 5:45 p.m -  6:45 p.m. Heights/Robsham
Hardey/CKM 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Heights/Robsham
     





Friday, August 28, 2015

Advising Meeting by School
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Discover Boston
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Diversity Education Programming (Working title "FACETS")
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

SuperFan 101

Target Trip
10:00 p.m.

The Class of 2019 Takes Over Target!
10 p.m. 

The local Target store will be open solely for you! Enjoy shopping with your classmates, find gear for your room, and pick up any last-minute items before classes begin.


Working Title:  FACETS 3 casts, 2 shows each
  Time Location
Keyes 6:00-7:00 p.m.  Law School 115 A/B or Heights
Duchesne 7:30-8:30 p.m. Law School 115 A/B or Heights
Hardey 9:00-10:00 p.m.  Law School 115 A/B or Heights
CLXF 6:00-7:00 p.m. Robsham
Fitz 7:30-8:30 p.m. Robsham
CKM 9:00-10:00 Robsham

Saturday, August 29, 2015

RES RUN 
TBD

Class of 2019 Picture 
TBD

Superfan 101
TBD

Class BBQ, Shea, rain location Plex
TBD

Boardwalk
9 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. | Conte Forum






Sunday, August 30, 2015

Mass
TBD

Acapella Concert
4:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. | Robsham

Hall Talks
7:00 p.m.

Mass
9:00 p.m.
 

 



Monday, August 31, 2015


Start of Classes
All Day

Transfer Student Welcome
4:00 p.m.








Upcoming September Events

Student Involvement Fair
September 4, 2015  (to be confirmed)
Come learn how to get involved with student organizations and campus activities at Boston College!

Convocation
September 10, 2015



All students are also required to view BC Safe, an educational video, prior to arriving on campus. Log on to bc.edu/lms to access BC Safe.

Denotes mandatory first-year event. Meal costs for mandatory events are deducted from the residential meal plan.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodations and services while participating in Welcome Week activities should contact 617–552–3280 or askvpsa@bc.edu prior to July 1. We will make every effort to meet the needs of all students.

Welcome Week Schedule Update

Sunday, August 31, 2014
Please note that the location for the
A Capella Concert: Sounds of September at 8:00 p.m. has changed to Devlin 008.