Welcome Week

Welcome Week 2016

To kick off the fall semester we have a full week of events planned. To be sure you know where and when all the events are, take a close look at the calendar below. There are many opportunities to get to know the staff and faculty, to meet new friends, and to make new memories!

Sunday, August 28

New Student Welcome Day

Dining hall open; use meal plan, or food may be purchased. 

9 A.M. - 1 P.M.

New Resident Student Move-in

New residents move into the residence halls. Please go to Berchmans Hall Rotunda before going to your residence hall.

Berchmans Hall Rotunda, First floor

11 A.M. - 1 P.M.

New Commuter Student Check-in

New commuters check-in, receive their student ID and parking sticker.

Berchmans Hall Rotunda, First floor

Noon - 2 P.M.

Lunch

Food available 12:15-1:15. Students can use their meal plans. Additional lunches may be purchased for family and friends.

Mary Dooley College Center, Dining Hall

2 P.M.

WELCOME WEEK KICK-OFF

Mary Dooley College Center, Dining Hall

2:30 P.M.

Commuter Student Welcome

Information on parking, student services and more. All commuter students must attend.

Faculty Dining Room

3:30 - 4:15 P.M.

Welcome Mass 

All are welcome!

 Keating Quadrangle

4:15 P.M.

Families Say Goodbye to Students

 

4:30 P.M.

Class of 2020 Group Photo

All new commuters and residents must attend.

 Meet at College Seal on the Quad

5 P.M.

BBQ for New Students

Keating Quadrangle

6:00 P.M.

New Student Hootenanny

Mary Dooley College 
Center, Dining Hall

7:30 P.M.

Classroom Tour (optional)

 Meet at Fire Pit

8 P.M.

The Amazing Race: Elms Edition

Sponsored by Student Activities

 


Meet at College Seal on the Quad
   
 

Monday, August 29

8:30 A.M.

 ASPIRE Program Kick-Off

Get to know campus and each other, get insider tips on success from mentors before heading off campus for a fun trip.

Mary Dooley College 
Center, Dining Hall

9 A.M.-5 P.M.

New Student Trips: Boston Aquarium or Outdoor Adventure

Meet at Buses adjacent to Berchmans Lawn

9 A.M. - 1 P.M

Returning Resident Check-In

All returning residents must move in on this day. Please contact residence life 413-265-2461 if you have a question.

Berchmans Hall Rotunda

5 P.M.

Dinner

 Mary Dooley College 
Center, Dining Hall

7 P.M.

 Classroom Tour for Commuters (optional)

Meet at Fire Pit

7 P.M.

Resident Floor Meetings

Mandatory for all returning residents.

 Your Floor

8 P.M.

Monster Bingo

Play bingo to win money for books, Elms gear and other fun items. Sponsored by SGA.

Mary Dooley College Center, Dining Hall

 

Tuesday, August 30

 Dining hall open, use meal plan or food may be purchased.

9:30 A.M.

Breakfast

All new commuter students are also welcome. RSVP toddj@elms.edu

Mary Dooley College Center, Dining Hall

9:30 A.M.

Elms Essentials

Berchmans Hall, Veritas Auditorium

3 P.M.

Jump In: Campus Involvement

Faculty Dining Room

4 - 5 P.M.

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Opening Mass for the academic year. All are welcome. 

Veritas Auditorium

6 P.M.

Elms Night

 

Begins in Mary Dooley College Center, Dining Hall

8 P.M.

Bad Art Night

Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life

Mary Dooley College Center, Dining Hall

 

Wednesday, August 31

5 P.M.

Intramurals Kick-Off: Lawn Games Extravaganza

Introduction to Intramural Program. All students welcome.

Keating Quadrangle

6:30 P.M.

Dinner

 

Mary Dooley College Center, Dining Hall

8 P.M.

Candlelight Service

Sponsored by Campus Ministry.

Berchmans Hall Front Lawn by Statue of Mary

8:30 P.M.

Ice Cream Social

Sponsored by Campus Ministry.

Keating Quadrangle

 

Thursday, September 1

12 P.M.

Commuter Networking Lunch

Faculty Dining Room

8 P.M.

Gameroom  Open House

 

Mary Dooley College Center, Game Room

 

Friday, September 2

8 P.M.

Elms After Dark-Carnival

Sponsored by Student Activities Board (SAB).

Keating Quadrangle

 

Saturday, September 3

9 A.M. - 5 P.M.

Elms Travel Trip: Whitewater Rafting

 

 Meet at Buses adjacent to Berchmans Lawn
 

 

Contact Us

Dean of Students Office
Trudy Laramee
Administrative Assistant

(413) 265-2210
larameet@elms.edu