Schedule Subject to Change

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Check into your assigned residence hall
You will receive a complete Welcome Week schedule upon check-in to your residence hall. Students assigned to townhouses or McKee Hall will check in at Maytag, 2nd floor, Student Development.
Visit the Financial Aid, Student Employment, and Business Offices as needed
Central Hall, 2nd floor
Visit the Student Development Offices as needed
Maytag Student Center, 2nd floor
Pick up your Campus Post Office number and combination
Maytag Student Center, 1st floor
Grab some great Central gear from the Spirit Shoppe
Maytag Student Center, 1st floor
Visit the Pella Historical Museums, Vermeer Mill & Historical VIllage
After you're all moved in, take a stroll through downtown Pella and the historical village. Located at the corner of E 1st and Franklin St.
Enjoy lunch at Central Market
Legacy Luncheon
New students whose parents or grandparents attended Central are invited to join other legacy students and their families. More information forthcoming
Parent Session
Family members are invited to hear from current Central parents about transitional and academic resources available to your student.
Root Beer Floats by the Pond
Outside the Maytag Student Center
All are invited to enjoy a cool snack before saying farewell. By 4 pm, parents and families will be saying goodbye as the students head to their first Welcome Week event as Central students!
Turning Over the Class
Douwstra Auditorium
Featuring an official welcome from President Putnam and the Student Body President
SOS Group Meeting #1
Transfer Student Dinner
Meet as a Transfer SOS group in the Gaass parking lot to travel to dinner
President's Picnic
President Mark Putnam and his wife Tammy invite all first-years to their home for a casual dinner on the lawn
Lead Green Evening Session
Douwstra Auditorium
Floor Meetings with your RA
Meet your floormates and learn about Central's residential expectations
S'mores by the pond

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Continental Breakfast
Scenes from Campus Life & SOS Meeting #2
Sustainability at Central
Lunch with your SOS group
Dining Services Student Employmee Meeting
Dinner On Us
Hosted by Central faculty and staff
Maytag Madness

Monday, August 24, 2015

Academic Overview Sessions
Various Locations
Faculty Panel: "What will class be like?"
Douwstra Auditorium
Transfer Lunch
Central Market, Room 106-108
Out of State Network Luncheon
Central Market, Room 104-105
SOS Meeting #3
Various locations around campus
Music Auditions
Cox-Snow Music Building, Faculty Offices
Afternoon athletic practices
Dinner with your floor
Dance By the Pond

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Mandatory Academic Advising Appointments
Check your email or myCentral home page for your assigned half-hour appointment time & location
Pella Business Fair
Maytag Student Center
Enrollment Confirmation
Honors Luncheon
Common Reading Book Discussion
Various Classrooms: Your discussion will take place with your Intersections (LAS 110) Professor in the classroom where you will meet in the fall. Not sure where to find your classroom? Ask your SOS!
Music Auditions
Faculty Offices, Cox-Snow Music Building
Library New Student Employment Meeting
Geisler Library Reading Room
All new students employed by Geisler Library need to attend this meeting. Bring your class schedules.
Athletic Department Student Employment Meeting
Kuyper Gym
All new students employed by the athletic dept. need to attend this meeting. Bring your class schedules.
Floor/House Meetings
Your RA will post meeting time and location in your residence area.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

All Day First Day of Classes

Thursday, August 24, 2015

7 p.m. "Can I Kiss You?" Program
Douwstra Auditorium
All new students will join together in small groups with their SOS leaders to attend this annual program. This is a mandatory event for all new students and SOS leaders.