Welcome Week—August 23–30, 2019

 

2019 Welcome Week

Parents, use the Parents Primer to help you navigate through this transition.

Admitted students, follow the steps to become a Millsaps College student!

Download the Welcome Week schedule.

Use a campus map to find your way around campus!

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23

8 a.m. –11 a.m. Move-In Residence Halls
11:30 a.m. –1:30 p.m. Student and Family Lunch Cafeteria
2 p.m.–4 p.m. August Orientation (for all students who did not attend summer orientation) AC 215
4 p.m.–5 p.m. Welcome from College Administrators AC Recital Hall
5 p.m.–6:15 p.m. Foundations Group Meeting Various Classrooms
6:15 p.m.–7:15 p.m. Dinner with Foundations Groups Cafeteria
7:30 p.m.–8 p.m. Major Welcome! Recital Hall
8 p.m.–10 p.m. London... Rio… Jackson… Foundations Olympics Recital Hall & HAC

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

  Bookstore Open 9 a.m.–3 p.m.  
8:30 a.m.–10 a.m. Breakfast Cafeteria
10 a.m.–11:45 a.m. Student Services Rotations
  • IDs and Parking Decals
  • Bookstore and PO Box Assignments
  • Yearbook photos
  • ITS Set-up
Meet in Cafeteria
Noon Lunch Cafeteria
1:10 p.m.–5 p.m. Welcome Weekend Rotations (50 minutes each)
  • Chaplain Welcome: Framing your Experience
  • Academic Support: Writing Center and Library
  • Title IX Informational
  • First Year Student Survey
Academic Complex
5 p.m.–6 p.m. Foundations Group Meetings Various Classrooms
6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Dinner Cafeteria
8 p.m.–10 p.m. PAC Event HAC

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25

9 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Breakfast Cafeteria
10:45 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Foundations Group Meetings Various Classrooms
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Lunch Cafeteria
12:30p.m.–4:15 p.m. Millsaps Community Rotations (50 minutes each)
  • Campus Climate: Demi Brown and Bennett Bramlett
  • Political Identity: Nathan Shrader
  • Religion and Spirituality: Elizabeth Henry and Student Panel
  • Major Ally: Katie Sorey
Meet in Cafeteria
4:30 p.m.–5:15 p.m. Drop-In Academic Advising & Study Abroad Information College Center
5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Rise From Hunger: Millsaps Service Project College Center
6:30 p.m.–8 p.m. Burgers and Blues The Bowl

MONDAY, AUGUST 26
First Day of Fall 2019 Classes

7 p.m.–7:45 p.m. Fourth Night Writing Exercise Academic Complex Recital Hall
8 p.m.–9 p.m. Fourth Night Ceremony AC Recital Hall

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27

7 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Meet the Greeks AC Recital Hall
8:30 p.m.–10 p.m. Greek Ice Cream Social AC Patio

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28

7 p.m.–9 p.m. Student Activities and Involvement Fair HAC

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29

11:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. Opening Academic Convocation Academic Complex Recital Hall
5:30 p.m. Faculty and Student Dinners (check email from your faculty members for locations) Various Locations

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30

4 p.m.–7 p.m. PAC Off Campus Event Jackson Area