Welcome Week 2018

WVU-Potomac State College

Sunday, August 12th 

 

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Student Services Day for First-Year Students --- Church-McKee Auditorium 

 

Residence Hall Check-in for First-Year Students --- Davis Conference Center

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Family Farewell Picnic on the Quad (No cost)

(Students/staff with meal plans must present their PSC ID)

1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

U Survived Move-In

(Refreshments available in Davis Conference Center)

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Residence Hall Student Meeting ---Location TBA

(Mandatory meeting for all freshman living in a residence hall)

6:00 p.m. 

Country Roads Bar-B-Que --- J Edward Kelley Rec Center 

Bonfire, food, music, free T-shirts (while supplies last)

Monday, August 13th 

 

7:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Breakfast in the Potomac Commons or Rapids

Students/staff with active meal plans gain access with their PSC ID Card. Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, Mountie Bounty or credit card.                                       

9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 

Student Check-in for Catamount Games ---Under Tent on Quad

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Catamount Games 

Organized activities to connect with your classmates

(Required for all first-time freshmen and transfer students)

11:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Welcome Picnic on the Quad (No cost)

 (Students/staff with meal plans must present their PSC ID)

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Academic Majors Fair — Locations TBA

Learn about your major and get to know other students and faculty. 

4:00 p.m. 

Fall Kick-off — Church McKee Auditorium 

(Required for all first-time freshmen and transfer students)

Chances to win Dell Laptops 

5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dinner in the Potomac Commons or Rapids                                                Students/staff with active meal plans gain access with their PSC ID Card. Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, Mountie Bounty or credit card.     

8:30 p.m. 

Outdoor Movie, Popcorn and S’mores --- on the Quad

Tuesday, August 14th

 

7:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Breakfast in the Potomac Commons or Rapids                                 Students/staff with active meal plans gain access with their Catamount ID Card. Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, Mountie Bounty, or credit card.

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Student Services Day for Returning Students --- Faculty/Staff Offices

 

Residence Hall Check-in for Returning Students ---Davis Conference Center 

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch in the Potomac Commons or Rapids

Students/staff with active meal plans gain access with their PSC ID Card. Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, Mountie Bounty or credit card.                                       

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Quadfest  

A “Taste of Keyser,” grilled hot dogs and hamburgers, Italian Ice, rock climbing wall or obstacle course, Gotcha Archery, corn hole, other games, slip and slide, Information Booth, free T-shirts (while supplies last)

4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dinner in the Potomac Commons or Rapids                                       Students/staff with active meal plans gain access with their Catamount ID Card. Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, Mountie Bounty, or credit card.    

4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Scoops and Sketches --- Mary F Shipper Library

5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Shopping Shuttle 

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

8:30 p.m.

Welcome Back Bash --- Rec Center or Stayman Field

Wednesday, August 15th

 

 

FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Shopping Shuttle 

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

8:30 p.m.  

Billiards and Game Night --- Student Union 

9:00 p.m.         

Residence Hall Floor Meetings --- Locations TBA

(Required for ALL Residence Hall Students) 

Thursday, August 16th 

 

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Shopping Shuttle 

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

8:30 p.m. 

Bingo --- Student Union

 

 

Friday, August 17th 

 Huge Poster Sale  (All day) --- Student Union

 

ADDITIONAL MAJOR ACTIVITIES

Tuesday, August 21 

 

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Student Involvement Fair On the Quad                                   Campus services information tables will be set up for students to learn what is available to help be successful at PSC.

Wednesday, August 22 

 

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Commuter Social in the Loft of Student Union                     

Meet and greet with commuter and non-traditional aged students, Keyser businesses, and PSC faculty and staff. Free pizza. 

Thursday, August 23 

 

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. 

Ballistic Bowling at Rainbow Lanes

Student shuttle will run from front porch of UP starting at 8:45. 

Tuesday, August 28 

 

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Community and Health Services Fair—Davis Conference Center Local businesses, banks, churches will be handing out free items, information, raffling door prizes, etc.

Student Union Hours of Operation 

Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. until 12:00 a.m. 

Weekends: Open daily, hours vary and will be posted 

 Student Recreation Center Hours of Operation

Monday and Tuesday: 4:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.

Saturday 3:00 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.  

Sunday 3:00 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. 

(Students must present Student ID Card to use the facility.)

 Turf Field Hours of Operation

Lights are on, Sunday through Thursday until 11:00 p.m., except during the winter. 

(Open to all students so long as there are no scheduled athletic team practices, games, or intramural activities.)