Potomac State College Campus Connections

Saturday, August 15 – Sunday, August 16, 2015

Welcome Weekend is Potomac State College's way of welcoming new and returning students to campus. By participating, you will socialize with other students and you will get to know some of the faculty and staff who will be your guides to academic and personal success.

The activities and events are open to all students, whether you commute from home or reside in one of the College's residence halls. 

Saturday, August 15th  

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.           Student Services Day --- Church-McKee Auditorium

--Course registration, bill payment, financial aid, meal plans, Catamount I.D. Cards, Mountie Bounty registration, parking permits.  The RN from the Health Center will be available in the Student Health Center. (Many of these services can be taken care of online through your MIX e-mail account. You only need to stop by if necessary.)

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.           Residence Hall Check-in for First-year Students Only

--Specific details for check-in will be sent out at a later date. Check your mail and MIX e-mail regularly for updates. (Students must register for courses and pay bills prior to checking-in to residence halls; students residing in the residence halls must have a Catamount I.D. Card to check into the building.)

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.           Placement Tests --- Academic Success Center (Lower Level of Library)

--Check with Enrollment Services to see if placement testing is necessary.

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.         Family Farewell Picnic --- on the Quad (There is no charge for lunch.)

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.          Self-Guided Tours of Academic Buildings --- Mary F. Shipper Library   

---Pick up maps and find out where your classes are going to be held.

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.          Walk-in Computer Help --- Library

-- Get help with MyID, MIX Account, Wireless Network, Library Databases, AlcoholEdu, etc.

4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.          Student Dinner --- Potomac Commons in University Place .

--Students with active meal plans gain access with their Catamount I.D. Card.  Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, or credit card.

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.          Dodgeball/Volleyball/Soccer/Corn Hole --- on the Quad

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.          Res Hall Floor Meetings (Required for ALL 1st Year Residence Hall Students)

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.        Movie on the Quad

--Light refreshments provided.  Bring a blanket to sit on and enjoy the movie.

Sunday, August 16th

10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.         Brunch --- Potomac Commons in University Place

--Students with active meal plans gain access with their Catamount I.D. Card.  Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, or credit card.

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.        Residence Hall Check-in for Returning Students

--- Specific details for check-in will be sent out at a later date. Check your mail and MIX e-mail regularly for updates. (Students must register for courses and pay bills prior to checking-in to residence halls; students residing in the Residence Halls must have a Catamount ID Card to check into the building.)

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.        Student Services Day --- Church-McKee Auditorium

---Course registration continues, bill payment, financial aid, meal plans, Catamount I.D. cards, Mountie Bounty registration, parking permits. The RN from the Health Center will be available in the Student Health Center.  (Many of these services can be taken care of online through your MIX account. You only need to stop by if necessary.)

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.        Placement Tests --- Academic Success Center (Lower Level of Library)

---Check with Enrollment Services to see if placement testing is necessary.

1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.          Self-Guided Tours of Academic Buildings --- Mary F. Shipper Library

---Pick up maps and find out where your classes are going to be held.

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.          Keyser Shopping Shuttle

--Shuttle service will run every half hour (approximate) from in front of University Place

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.          End of Summer Bash --- on the Quad

---Zip Line, Caricature Artist, Inflatables, Cotton Candy, and more!

3:00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.          Walk-in Computer Help --- Library

-- Get help with MyID, MIX Account, Wireless Network, Library Databases, AlcoholEdu, etc.

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.          Welcome Picnic--- on the Quad (PSC Commons and Rapids Closed)

--Free to all students, faculty and staff.  Students with meal plans must present their Student ID. Time to meet with friends and make new friends.

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.          Residence Hall Floor Meetings (Required for ALL Residence Hall Students)

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.        DBTG Garden Party---The Loft

---Games, food and other fun stuff—all students invited to attend.