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)

5:15 p.m.

Residence Hall Floor Meetings ---On your floor

 

(Residence Hall students are strongly encouraged to attend to meet your Resident Assistant and your new neighbors.)

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

 

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 Catamounts Serve ---J Edward Kelley Complex (Rec Center)

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Catamounts Serve -J Edward Kelley Complex (Rec Center)

 

Organized activities to connect with your classmates

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

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Welcome Picnic in the Potomac Commons (No cost)

 

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

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Academic Majors Fair —

     Applied Sciences Division-UP Heritage Room

     Liberal Arts Division-Mary Shipper Library

     STEM Division-Davis Conference Center

 

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)

Drawing for prizes-Remember to bring your vinyl badge

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

Dinner in the Potomac Commons       

 

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.     

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

All Freshman Residence Hall Meeting-Church McKee Auditorium

 

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

8:30 p.m.

Outdoor Movie, Popcorn  --- on the Quad

Tuesday, August 14th

 

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

Breakfast in the Potomac Commons       

 

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

 

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 

 

Free grilled hot dogs, Rita’s Italian Ice, Shivers, rock climbing wall Gotcha Archery, corn hole, other games, kiddie pool kickball, Banner Project, Information Booth, free T-shirts (while supplies last)

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

Dinner in the Potomac Commons 

 

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

 

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 4:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

Sunday 4:00 p.m. until 11:00 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.)