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 Move-In Day: Thursday, August 22, 2019 

8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. CHECK-IN (by residence hall) - Art Exhibit Room, Macmillan Hall

  • 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Dodge Hall
  • 10:30 - noon Leach Hall
  • 12:30 - 2 p.m. All other residence halls

Student-athletes may check in before or after their practices

11:30 - 2 p.m. LUNCH - Dining Hall

2:30 p.m. CAMPUS LIFE Q&A (parents/families/guests) - Phipps, Macmillan Hall / MEET YOUR ORIENTATION LEADERS (students) - Macmillan Circle

3:30 p.m. HONOR CODE CEREMONY - Phipps, Macmillan Hall

4:15 - 4:30 p.m. GOOD-BYE TO FAMILIES - Outside of Schwartz Athletic Center

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. PLAYFAIR - Sommer Center Lawn

5:30 - 6:45 p.m. DINNER - Dining Hall

7 p.m. INITIAL FLOOR MEETING WITH RESIDENT ASSISTANTS - Your Residence Hall

8 - 9:30 p.m. DIY PARTY - Sommer Center

 

Friday - August 24, 2019

7 - 8am Breakfast with OL - Group Dining Hall

8 - 9am Writing Sample Stratton 209 & Zab 106

Yellow Group

Purple Group

Stratton 209

Zab 106

 


9 - 9:30am
Welcome to Orientation - Phipps

9:30 - 10:30am OL Group Department Scavenger Hunt

10:30am - 12pm IT Support & Library Overview & Mental Health Rotating Sessions 

  • 30 minute rotating sessions

A Group

B Group

C Group

10:30 - 11am IT @ Stratton 209

10:30 - 11am Med Center@ Zab 106

10:30 - 11am Library Overview @ Learning Commons

11:10 - 11:40am Med Center  @ Zab 106

11:10 - 11:40am Library Overview @ Learning Commons

11:10 - 11:40am IT @ Stratton 209

11:50am - 12:20pm Library Overview @ Learning Commons

11:50am - 12:20pm IT @ Stratton 209

11:50am - 12:20pm Med Center @ Zab 106

12:30 - 1pm Lunch Dining Hall

1-6pm Advising Appointments - Various Locations

1:30 - 3:30pm Group Time - Various Locations

3:30 - 4:30pm Campus Safety & Conduct Sessions 

Yellow Group

Purple Group

3:30 - 3:55pm Campus Safety & Transportation @ AER 

3:30 - 3:55pm Conduct @ Stratton 209

4 - 4:25pm Conduct @ Stratton 209 

4 - 4:25pm Campus Safety & Transportation @ AER


4:30 - 5:30pm
Free Time

5:30 - 6:30pm  Dinner - Dining Hall

6 - 7pm Alumni Ice Cream Social - Ryerson Commons

7 - 8pm  RA Floor Programs - Residence Halls

8:30pm Hypnotist Larry Volz Barler

Saturday, August 24, 2019

 

7 - 9am   Breakfast - Dining Hall

9 - 10am CIRP (location based on OL Group)

10am - 12pm Traditions/Collegiate & Diversity and Inclusion Rotating Sessions

Yellow Group

Purple Group

10 - 11am Wells Traditions @ Stratton 209

10 - 11am Equity & Inclusion Activity @ AER

11am - 12pm Equity & Inclusion Activity @ AER

11am - 12pm Wells Traditions @ Stratton 209


Noon - 1pm
Lunch Dining Hall

1-2pm Rachel Snyder -  Phipps

2 - 2:30pm Tea Time - Mac Lobby

2:30 - 3:15pm Title IX @ Wells - Phipps

3:30 - 5:30pm Boathouse Fun - Boathouse

5:30 - 7pm Dinner - Dining Hall

7 - 8pm Free Time

8 - 9:30pm Bingo - Dining Hall

Sunday, August 25, 2018

9am - Noon Target Trip - Must’ve pre-registered Leave from Main Circle

9am - Noon Faculty & Staff Spotlight - Various Locations

12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch - Dining Hall

1:30 - 3:30pm IT Drop In Hours in Computer Labs - Zabriskie PC & Mac Labs

  • For students struggling to log in
  • Need Password help
  • Help with logging on to Wells Wifi on Devices

1:30 - 3:30pm Sommer Lawn Chill - Sommer Lawn

3:30 - 4:30pm Last OL Group Time - Various Locations

4:30-5:30pm Mini Odd/Even Sing Off - Barler

5:30pm Class Photo Sycamore

6 - 7pm Dinner - Dining Hall

Get ready for school!

Orientation gets you connected to the College and our community. 

 

Once you're on campus, follow staff direction and signage to the Woods Parking Lot. Select the image below to enlarge.

Parking on Wells College campus