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Fall Orientation - Scots Welcome Week

August 19-21, 2017

Welcome Week prepares you for a successful year and to experience what it means to be a Scot. You will enjoy exciting activities and learn strategies that will set the stage for a successful Monmouth College experience.

  • Discover everything MC has to offer
  • Engage with and build connections to faculty, staff and fellow students
  • Belong to your new community
  • Become a proud Monmouth College Scot

Schedules

Saturday, August 19
Time Event Location
9am-2pm New Students Move into Residence Halls and Check-in for Orientation
(See below for Commuter Student Check-in)
Stockdale Student Center, Lobby
9am-3:30pm Student IDs & Parking Permits Available Stockdale Student Center, Conference Room 1, Lower Level
Student On-campus Employment Table Main Open Area, Lower Level
11:30am-1:30pm Scots Dining Open for Lunch (Optional)
Students free. All others cost $7.79.
Stockdale Student Center, Main Level
1-3pm Football Scrimmage
Optional
April Zorn Memorial Stadium
Lemonade on the Lawn
Stop by the tent for a cold drink & enjoy the football scrimmage
Liedman Lawn, Between Liedman Hall & April Zorn Memorial Stadium
SOFIA Project Presentations
Optional

Center for Science and Business, Mellinger Commons/Pattee Auditorium
1:30-2:45pm Commuter Students Check-in for Orientation Stockdale Student Center, Lobby
3pm Meet up with Mentors/Orientation Leaders Stockdale Student Center, Dunlap Terrace (Rain-site: Huff Athletic Center, Glennie Gym)
3:30-3:45pm New Student Photo Huff Athletic Center, South Side, Outside
4-5pm Matriculation Convocation Wallace Hall Plaza (Rain-site: Huff Athletic Center, Glennie Gym)
5pm Families Depart  
5-6:30pm Dinner with Orientation Group Stockdale Student Center, Scots Dining
7-7:30pm Residence Hall Community Meeting Your Residence Hall, Floor Lounge
Commuter Student Meeting Stockdale Student Center, Private Dining Room
8-10pm It's Great to Be a Scot Kickoff April Zorn Memorial Stadium (Rain-site: Huff Athletic Center, Glennie Gym)
10pm Screening of Devil's Playground (Optional)
Movie required for Introduction to Liberal Arts class.
Wells Theater

The following offices and facilities are open today:

Bookstore
10am-4pm
McMichael Residence Hall: Lower Level

Business Office
9am-3pm
Poling Hall: Main Level

Residence Life
8am-3:30pm
Poling Hall: Main Level

Scots Market
9am-4pm
Stockdale Student Center: Lower Level
Stop by our on-campus convenience store that offers snacks, beverages, assorted grocery items, and health and beauty supplies.

Student Affairs
8am-3:30pm
Poling Hall: Main Level

Student Financial Planning
9am-3pm
Admissions Building: Lower Level

Student IDs and Parking Permits
9am-3:30pm
Stockdale Student Center: Rm. 1, Lower Level

Student On-Campus Employment
9am-3:30pm
Stockdale Student Center: Main Open Area, Lower Level

Sunday, August 20
Time Event Location
8am Meet up with Orientation Group Stockdale Student Center, Scots Dining
9am-8pm Computer Labs Open for Introduction to Liberal Arts Class Homework Computer Labs:
Center for Science and Business (Rooms 104, 176, 286, 309, 323, 377)
Mellinger Center Lab, Lower Level
9:15am-12pm Placement Exams
Bring Class Schedule

MYMC Sessions/Scots Alert

Walking Class Tour
Assigned Location for Exams. See Orientation Leader for Specifics.
12-1pm Lunch with Orientation Group Stockdale Student Center, Scots Dining
Pick up "It’s Great to Be a Scot" t-shirt following lunch Stockdale Student Center, Lower Level
1-2:30pm Free Time  
2:30pm Meet up with Orientation Group Various Locations
3-4:45pm What's it All About? & It's On Us Dahl Chapel and Auditorium
5-6pm Dinner with Orientation Group Stockdale Student Center, Scots Dining
6-7pm Dessert and Devotion Presbyterian House Lawn: 815 E. Broadway (Rain-site: CSB Mellinger Commons)
8-10pm Street Involvement Fair Poling Hall Parking Lot (Rain-site: Huff Athletic Center, Glennie Gym)
Monday, August 21
Time Event Location
8-9am Breakfast
Wear "It's Great to Be a Scot" Shirt Today!
Stockdale Student Center, Scots Dining
8:45am Meet up with Orientation Group Stockdale Student Center, Dunlap Terrace (Rain-site: Stockdale Student Center, Scots Dining)
9am-4pm Bookstore Open McMichael Residence Hall, Lower Level, Enter from the Dunlap Terrace
9am-12pm Introduction to Liberal Arts Class Various Locations, See Class Schedule
10am-12pm Transfer Student Meeting Poling Hall, Morgan Room
12-1pm Lunch Stockdale Student Center, Scots Dining
1:30pm Meet up with Orientation Group Wallace Hall Lawn
2-3pm Beanies and Pipes and Kilts...Oh My!History & Traditions at Monmouth College Dahl Chapel
3-5pm First-Year Student Walkout
Bring Your Backpack—Lots of Free Stuff!
Wear Your "It's Great to be a Scot" Shirt
Begins on Broadway in front of Dahl Chapel
5:15pm Meet Your Orientation Group to Walk to Dinner In Front of the Scots Spirit Statue on the west side of Hewes Library
5:30-7pm La Fiesta: Dinner Hosted by President Clarence R. Wyatt and First Lady Lobie Stone Quinby House (Rain-site: CSB, Mellinger Commons, Lower Level)
8pm All Residence Hall Neighborhood Meeting Your Residence Hall Lounge

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