Welcome Week—August 17 – 24, 2018

 

2018 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 17

8 – 11 a.m. Move-In Residence Halls
8 a.m. – Noon Student IDs/Car Decals New South Atrium
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. ITS Device Setup Olin Hall Atrium
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Parent and Family Information Available Leggett Living Room
Noon Student Lunch Cafeteria
2 – 4 p.m.

August Orientation

*This session is for all international students, transfer students, and any first year students who did not attend
summer orientation.

Academic Complex, Room 215
3 – 4 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings Residence Halls
5 – 6:15 p.m. Foundations Group Meetings Various Classrooms
6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Dinner Cafeteria
7:30 - 8:15 p.m. Welcome to Millsaps! Academic Complex Recital Hall
8:30 - 10:30 p.m. Millsaps Launch Site: To a college out of this world! Hall Activities Center

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

8:30 - 10 a.m. Breakfast Cafeteria
11:30 a.m. – Noon Welcome from College Administrators Academic Complex Recital Hall
Noon Lunch Cafeteria
1:15 - 2:15 p.m. Foundations Group Meetings Various Classrooms
2:30 – 5 p.m.

Welcome Weekend Rotations (50 minutes each)

● Getting Involved at Millsaps
● First Year Student Survey
● The Major Call : Inclusion and Diversity at Millsaps

Academic Complex
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Foundations Group Meetings Various Classrooms
6:30 – 8 p.m. Dinner Cafeteria
8 – 10 p.m. London... Rio… Jackson… Foundations Olympics Academic Complex Recital Hall & Hall Activities Center
10 – 10:30 p.m. Get Involved On Campus! Pop Social Leggett Living Room

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

9 – 10:30 a.m. Breakfast Cafeteria
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Millsaps Interfaith Gathering Academic Complex Recital Hall
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch Cafeteria
1 – 5 p.m. ITS Device Setup Olin Hall Atrium
1 – 2:45 p.m. Foundations Movie and Panel Academic Complex Recital Hall
3 – 4:15 p.m. Foundations Group Meetings Various Classrooms
5:30 – 7 p.m. Drop-In Academic Advising & Study Abroad Information College Center
5:30 – 7 p.m. Dinner Cafeteria
7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Foundations Group Meetings Various Classrooms

MONDAY, AUGUST 20
First Day of Fall 2018 Classes

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 21

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Student Activities and Involvement Fair The Bowl and College Center
6 – 8 p.m. Burgers and Blues The Bowl

THURSDAY, AUGUST 23

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Opening Academic Convocation Academic Complex Recital Hall

FRIDAY, AUGUST 24

6:30 p.m. Faculty and Student Dinners
***Check email from your faculty members for locations!
Various Locations