Schedule Subject to Change
|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|
New students whose parents or grandparents attended Central are invited to join other legacy students and their families. More information forthcoming
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
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 Mark Putnam and his wife Tammy invite all first-years to their home for a casual dinner on the lawn
|Lead Green Evening Session
|Floor Meetings with your RA
Meet your floormates and learn about Central's residential expectations
|S'mores by the pond|
|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
|Academic Overview Sessions
|Faculty Panel: "What will class be like?"
Central Market, Room 106-108
|Out of State Network Luncheon
Central Market, Room 104-105
|SOS Meeting #3
Various locations around campus
Cox-Snow Music Building, Faculty Offices
|Afternoon athletic practices|
|Dinner with your floor|
|Dance By the Pond|
|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
|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!
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
All new students employed by the athletic dept. need to attend this meeting. Bring your class schedules.
Your RA will post meeting time and location in your residence area.
|All Day||First Day of Classes|
|7 p.m.||"Can I Kiss You?" Program
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.