Saturday, August 23, 2014

8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 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.
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Financial Aid, Business Office, Student Employment Offices
Central Hall, 2nd floor
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. ID Photo Station Open
Facilities Building, corner of Broadway and Peace
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Visit the Campus Post Office for mailbox info
Maytag Student Center, 1st floor
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Student Development Offices
Maytag Student Center, 2nd floor
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 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. Students and immediate family members get in free today with your Central ID!
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Computer Help Center
Lower level of Douwstra, in Central Hall: Open for your convenience
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Spirit Shoppe
Maytag Student Center, 1st floor
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Legacy Luncheon: Maytag Boat, Moore, Weller Rooms
New students whose parents or grandparents attended Central are invited to join other legacy students and their families. Lunch served promptly at 11:30, followed by a group photo.
1 - 2 p.m. Parent Session
Van Emmerik Studio, 2nd floor Maytag
Family members are invited to hear from current Central parents about transitional and academic resources available to your student.
2 - 4 p.m. Root Beer Floats @ the Pond
Outside the Maytag Student Center
All are invited to enjoy a cool snack before saying farewell. By4pm, parents and families will be saying goodbye as the students head to their first Welcome Week event as Central students!
4 p.m. Turning Over the Class
Douwstra Auditorium
4:45 p.m. SOS Group Meeting #1
Various Locations
5 p.m. Transfer Student Dinner
Meet as a Transfer SOS group in the Gaass parking lot to travel to dinner.
5:30 p.m. President's Picnic
President Mark Putnam and his wife Tammy invite all first-years to their home for a casual dinner on the lawn. Students will be shuttled.
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Evening Sessions
9:45 p.m. Floor Meetings with your RA
Meet your floormates and learn about Central's residential expectations.
10:30 p.m. S'mores by the pond

Sunday, August 24, 2014

8:30 - 9 a.m. Breakfast
Outside Douwstra
9 -11:30 a.m. Vignettes: Scenes from Campus Life/ SOS Meeting #2
11:30 - 12:30 p.m. Lunch with SOS group
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Sustainability at Central
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Dining Services Student Employment Meeting
4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner On Us
8 - 11:00 p.m. Maytag Madness
9 - 10:00 p.m. Chapel 

Monday, August 25, 2014

6:30 - 8:30 a.m. Morning Athletic Practices
7 - 9 a.m. Breakfast
9 - 10:50 a.m. Academic Overview Sessions
Various Locations
11 - 11:45 a.m. Faculty Panel: "What will class be like?"
Douwstra Auditorium
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Transfer Social
Central Market, Room 106-108
12 - 1 p.m. Lunch
12 - 1 p.m. Out of State Network Luncheon
Central Market, Room 104-105
1 - 2:30 p.m. SOS Meeting #3
Various locations around campus
3 - 8 p.m. Music Auditions
Cox-Snow Music Building, Faculty Offices
2:30 - 6:30 p.m. Afternoon Athletic Pictures
5 - 7 p.m. Dinner
8 - 11 p.m. Dance By the Pond
Maytag Patio, outside

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

7 - 9 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Mandatory Academic Advising Appointments
Check your email or myCentral home page for your assigned half hour appointment time & location.
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Pella Business Fair
Maytag Student Center
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Enrollment Confirmation
Boat & Moore Rooms, Maytag Student Center
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch, Central Market
Noon - 1 p.m. Honors Luncheon
Central Market, Rooms 106-108
1 - 2 p.m. 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!
3 - 8 p.m. Music Auditions
Faculty Offices, Cox-Snow Music Building
3:30 p.m. 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.
4 - 6:30 p.m. Afternoon Athletic Practices
5 - 7 p.m. Dinner
Central Market
7 - 8 p.m. Athletic Department Student Employment Meeting
Kuyper Gym
All new students employed by the athletic dept. need to attend this meeting. Bring your class schedules.
9 p.m. Floor/House Meetings
Your RA will post meeting time and location in your residence area.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - First Day of Classes