Welcome Weekend Schedule


Saturday, August 20: Welcome to WPC
8:00 am Check-in opens
8:00 am Get settled in (update class registration, complete missing forms, move into resident halls, etc.)
10:00 am President’s Coffee with Parents and Family Members
12:00 pm Lunch on the Lawn
1:00 pm College Welcome
2:00 pm First-Year Learning Communities (FYLC) and Transfer Experience Groups (TEG) sessions
Concurrent:  Family Session
4:00 pm Multi-what? Engaging and Understanding Multicultural Student Programing
5:00 pm Aloha Dinner
6:00 pm Farewell celebration and dedication
7:00 pm Knighting Ceremony and group activities (by PlayFair)
9:00 pm Rootbeer floats and late night activities in Residence Halls

Sunday, August 21: Building Communities
8:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am FYLC and TEG sessions
9:00 am Returning Students Move In (until 3:00 pm)
10:00 am Community Worship
11:30 am Tree Planting with Dr.Cook
12:00 pm President’s Lunch with new and returning students
1:00 pm Living in a Diverse Community: diversity training for new students
3:00 pm Community Life Connections
5:00 pm FYLC City Search
Concurrent: Evening Events for TEG and returning students
9:00 pm Movie Under the Stars

Monday, August 22: Common Day of Learning
8:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am Common Day of Learning (academic learning sessions) for new students
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm FYLC and TEG session
3:30 pm Beach Party on the Lawn
5:30 pm All Campus Fiesta Dinner and Salsa Dancing
9:00 pm Living Community meetings

Tuesday, August 23: First Day of Classes
10:00 am College Convocation


Welcome Weekend