Welcome Week 2014 Schedule

The Welcome Week Student Leadership Team and First Year Experience staff are currently planning a variety of events to welcome you to Geneva College.  Check-in begins August 20, 2014 10:00am-1:00pm, and the journey continues from there.  We have a variety of daytime and nighttime events to get you connected, stimulate your mind, and help you meet other new students living in your Residence Hall and within your major.  Keep checking in for a finished schedule; we can’t wait to show it to you. For now, here is the schedule for the first day of Welcome Week 2014--we hope it helps you to plan ahead and gives you an idea of what you will be experiencing this August.

Welcome Week 2014 Day One Schedule

Wednesday, August 20, 2014




10:00am – 1:00pm

Check-in and Registration

Tent at Old Main

11:00am – 12:00pm

Math Challenge Exam

Northwood 112

11:00am – 12:00pm

Spanish Assessment

Northwood 113

11:30am – 1:15pm


Lunch will be $5 for family members and students who do not have a meal plan.

Alexander Dining Hall

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Meet your Roommate/Settle into your Room

Residence Halls

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Reading Challenge Exam

An assessment for students who wish to challenge their SAT/ACT scores.

Northwood 113

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Commuter Meeting: Commuters Only

Come learn the ins-and-outs of life as a commuter student. This is also your chance to meet other commuter students.

Northwood 013

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Opening Welcome

Hear from key members of the Geneva community as we officially welcome you into the Geneva family.

Parents & Students Welcome

Metheny Fieldhouse

3:30pm – 3:45pm

Say Your Goodbyes

Metheny Fieldhouse

3:45pm – 5:00pm

Students: Learning &Transition (L&T) Group Introductions

Various Classrooms

3:45pm – 4:30pm

Parent Session: Parents Only

A session designed to provide pertinent information as the transition begins for both students and parents. We know you are exhausted, so we will keep this one short!

Metheny Fieldhouse

5:00pm – 6:15pm

Dinner w/ L&T Groups

Memorial Lawn

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Post-Meal w/ the Provost: Transfers Only

Dr. Carson’s House

6:15pm – 7:30pm

The Golden Games

Memorial/McKee Lawn

7:30pm – 8:15pm

Save room for Dessert

Sidewalk at Clarke Hall

8:30pm – 9:30pm

Residence Hall Gatherings

Your Residence Hall Floor


Welcome Week events will continue on Thursday, August 21st and go through Saturday, August 23rd. All new students will receive a full schedule with all Welcome Week happenings at Welcome Week check-in.