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WELCOME WEEK 2019 AT WVU POTOMAC STATE COLLEGE

A Wild, Wonderful Welcome.

 Sunday, August 18th

 

 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Student Services Day for First-Year Students --- Church-McKee Auditorium

 

Residence Hall Check-in for First-Year Students --- Davis Conference Center

 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Family Farewell Picnic on the Quad (No cost)

 

(Students/staff with meal plans must present their PSC ID.)

 5:15 p.m.

Residence Hall Floor Meetings ---On your floor

 

(Residence Hall students are strongly encouraged to attend to meet your Resident Assistant and your new neighbors.)

 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Dinner in the Potomac Commons or Rapids  

 

Students/staff with active meal plans gain access with their Catamount ID Card. Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, Mountie Bounty, or credit card.    

 Monday, August 19th

 

 7:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Breakfast in the Potomac Commons or Rapids

 

Students/staff with active meal plans gain access with their PSC ID Card. Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, Mountie Bounty or credit card.                                       

 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Student Check-in for Catamounts Serve ---Under Tent on Quad

 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Catamounts Serve

 

Organized activities to connect with your classmates

(Required for all first-time freshmen and transfer students)

 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Welcome Luncheon in the Potomac Commons or Rapids (No cost)

 

 (Students/staff with meal plans must present their PSC ID.)

 2 p.m.

Fall Kick-off — Stayman Field

     Inclement weather - Church McKee Auditorium

(Required for all first-time freshmen and transfer students.)

(Prizes will be awarded)

 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Academic Majors Fair — Locations TBA

 

Learn about your major and get to know other students and faculty.

 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dinner in the Potomac Commons or Rapids      

 

Students/staff with active meal plans gain access with their PSC ID Card. Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, Mountie Bounty or credit card.     

 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

All Freshman Residence Hall Meeting-Church McKee Auditorium

 

(Mandatory meeting for all freshman living in a residence hall.)

 Tuesday, August 20th

 

 7:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Breakfast in the Potomac Commons or Rapids       

Students/staff with active meal plans gain access with their Catamount ID Card. Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, Mountie Bounty, or credit card.

 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Student Services Day for Returning Students --- Faculty/Staff Offices

 

Residence Hall Check-in for Returning Students ---University Place

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 
Career Exploration - Student Union Computer 

Assistance is available to help you complete FOCUS 2-an online career and education planning program.

 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Scavenger Hunt

Meet on the Quad for instructions.

 

 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch in the Potomac Commons or Rapids

Students/staff with active meal plans gain access with their PSC ID Card. Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, Mountie Bounty or credit card.                                       

 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Welcomefest 

Italian Ice, light refreshments, rock climbing wall or obstacle course, corn hole, other games, slip and slide, and an Information Booth.  DJ on the Quad.

 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Walmart Shopping Shuttle

Shuttle service to Wal-Mart will run every half hour (approximate) from in front of University Place.

 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Country Roads Bar-B-Que on the Quad  

Picnic style, fire pit for smores, music, and games.    

 5:00 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Scoops and Sketches --- Mary F Shipper Library

 Wednesday, August 21th

 (First Day of Classes)

 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Walmart Shopping Shuttle

Shuttle service to Wal-Mart will run every half-hour (approximate) from in front of University Place.

 8:30 p.m.

Welcome Back Bash --- Student Union

   DJ Scott Furey

 Thursday, August 22th

 

 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Country Club Mall Shopping Shuttle

Shuttle service to LaVale, MD will run every hour (approximate) from in front of University Place.

 8:30 p.m.

Bingo --- Student Union


 ADDITIONAL MAJOR ACTIVITIES

 Tuesday, August 27th

 

 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Student Involvement Fair On the Quad

Student Organizations will have information tables set up on how to become a member.  Join in today.

 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Pinterest Night – Make A Pennant for Your Room

 Wednesday, August 28th

  

 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Commuter Connection in the Loft of Student Union             

Meet and greet with commuter and non-traditional aged students, Keyser businesses, and PSC faculty and staff. Free pizza.

 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Pinterest Night – Make A Pennant for Your Room

 Thursday, August 29th    

  

 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Ballistic Bowling at Rainbow Lanes

Student shuttle will run from front porch of UP starting at 8:45.

 Wednesday, September 4th

 

 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Community and Health Services Fair—Davis Conference Center

Local businesses, banks, churches will be handing out free items, information, raffling door prizes, etc.


Student Union Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. until 12:00 a.m.

Weekends: Open daily, hours vary and will be posted

Student Recreation Center Hours of Operation

Monday thru Thursday 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Saturday: Noon until 4:00 p.m. 

Sunday: 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

(Students must present Student ID Card to use the facility.)

Turf Field Hours of Operation

Lights are on, Sunday through Thursday until 11:00 p.m., except during the winter.

(Open to all students so long as there are no scheduled athletic team practices, games, or intramural activities.)