Welcome Weekend 2017 - Saturday, August 19 - Wednesday, August 30

Welcome Weekend

Welcome Weekend

Complete Welcome Weekend Schedule of Events

Residential Students

Saturday, August 19

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Move In to your hall!
2:15 p.m.: Meet in front of South Hall
2:30 p.m.: FYE Class Meetings (see locations below)
3:30 p.m.: College Meetings (see locations below)
4:30 p.m.: Convocation & Chancellor’s Ice Cream Social (Gym and Campus Mall) Wear your Penn State t-shirt!
6 p.m.: Parents depart campus
6 p.m.: Dinner on your own (Highacres Cafe)
8 p.m.: Opening Night (Sport Court near residence halls; rain location in the gym)

Sunday, August 20

9 a.m.: Breakfast on your own (Highacres Cafe)
9:45 a.m.: Morning Meetup (Gym)
10 a.m.: PRIDE Time (See Weekend leader for location)
11 a.m.: Pep Rally (Gym)
12:30 p.m.: Class of 2021 Picnic (Picnic Pavilion) Sponsored by the Greater Hazleton Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association and the Penn State Hazleton Alumni Society
1:15 p.m.: Stand for State (Gym)
2 p.m.: uMeet (Gym)
3 p.m.: Michael Dean Ester (Gym)
4 p.m.: Pride Time - Letters to Soldiers (see Weekend leader for location)
5 p.m.: Block Party and Dinner (Residence hall area)
5 p.m.: Athletics meeting (Gym)

Monday, August 21

8 a.m.: Classes begin! 
7:30 p.m.: Residence hall meetings - See your Resident Adviser (RA) for meeting location. 

Wednesday, August 30

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Club & Organization Fair on the Campus Mall
Looking to join your favorite club or start a new one? This is where you'll meet and greet with club members and learn about the many involvement opportunities Penn State Hazleton offers.

Commuter Students

Friday, August 18

Noon – 4 p.m.: Pick up t-shirt in Student Affairs Office, 105 Butler TLRC

Saturday, August 19

9 a.m. – Noon: Pick up t-shirt (South Hall)
2:15 p.m.: Meet in with orientation leaders (Gym)
2:30 p.m.: FYE Meetings (see locations below)
3:30 p.m.: College Meetings (see locations below)
4:30 p.m.: Convocation & Chancellor’s Ice Cream Social (Gym and Campus Mall) Wear your Penn State t-shirt!
6 p.m.: Parents depart campus
6 p.m.: Commuter mixer (Upper Butler TLRC)
8 p.m.: Opening Night (Sport Court near residence halls; rain location in the gym)

Sunday, August 20

9 a.m.: Breakfast on your own (Highacres Cafe)
9:45 a.m.: Morning Meetup (Gym)
10 a.m.: PRIDE Time (see Weekend leader for location)
11 a.m.: Pep Rally (Gym)
12:30 p.m.: Class of 2021 Picnic (Picnic Pavilion) Sponsored by the Greater Hazleton Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association and the Penn State Hazleton Alumni Society
1:15 p.m.: Stand for State (Gym)
2 p.m.: uMeet (Gym)
3 p.m.: Michael Dean Ester (Gym)
4 p.m.: Pride Time - Letters to Soldiers (see Weekend leader for location)
5 p.m.: Block Party and Dinner (Residence hall area)
5 p.m.: Athletics meeting (Gym)

Monday, August 21

8 a.m.: Classes begin!

Wednesday, August 30

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Club & Organization Fair on the Campus Mall
Looking to join your favorite club or start a new one? This is where you'll meet and greet with club members and learn about the many involvement opportunities Penn State Hazleton offers.

Parents & Families

Saturday, August 19

2:30 p.m.: All parents meet outside Schiavo Hall at Nittany Lion statue
4:30 p.m.: Convocation & Chancellor’s Ice Cream Social (Gym and Campus Mall)
6 p.m.: Parent/Family departure. Thank you for attending! 

 


 

FYE Meetings - 2:30 p.m.

Pride #       Location
1                 Butler 202

2                Physical Education Bldg. 106

3                Graham 115

4                Chestnut 101

5                Physical Education Bldg. 7E

6                Library 12

7                Graham 109

8                Graham 114

9                Graham 101

 


 

College meetings - 3:30 p.m.

College and Location

Administration of Justice: Butler 204

Agriculture: Graham 109

Arts & Architecture: Memorial 3

Business: Chestnut 101

Communications: Learning Center (Second floor Butler TLRC)

Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS): Graham 114

Earth & Mineral Sciences: Graham 114

Education: Graham 101

Engineering: Graham 115

Health & Human Development: Chestnut 102

Information Sciences and Technology: Butler 202

Liberal Arts and Letters, Arts, and Sciences: Library 12

Medical Laboratory Technology: Butler 203B

Physical Therapist Assistant Program: PTA Lab (Phys. Ed. Bldg. 7)

Psychology: Learning Center (2nd floor Butler)

Rehabilitation & Human Services: Memorial 1

Science: Phys. Ed. Bldg. 106

 


 

Facilities Guide

Academic Advising – 10 Schiavo Hall

During Welcome Weekend
   Sat., Aug. 19    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
   Sun., Aug. 20    Noon - 4 p.m.
Normal Hours of Operations
   Monday - Friday    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Bookstore

During Welcome Weekend
   Sat., Aug. 19    Noon - 4 p.m.
   Sun., Aug. 20   Noon - 4 p.m.
Normal Hours of Operations
   Monday - Thursday    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
   Friday    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Financial Aid, Bursar – 222 and 211 Schiavo Hall

During Welcome Weekend
   Sat., Aug. 19    9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Highacres Cafe
   Sun., Aug. 21   Noon - 4 p.m. in Schiavo Hall
Normal Hours of Operations
  Monday - Friday    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Highacres Cafe

During Welcome Weekend
   Sat., Aug. 19    9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
   Sun., Aug. 20    9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Normal Hours of Operations
   Monday - Thursday    7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
   Friday    7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
   Saturday    11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
   Sunday    11 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Information Technology – 116 Butler TLRC

During Welcome Weekend
   Sat., Aug. 19   9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Highacres Cafe
   Sun., Aug. 20   10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in 116 Butler
Normal Hours of Operations
   Monday - Friday    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Library

During Welcome Weekend
   Sat., Aug. 19    Noon - 4 p.m.
   Sun., Aug. 20    Noon - 4 p.m.
Normal Hours of Operations
   Monday - Thursday    7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
   Friday    7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
   Saturday    Closed
   Sunday    2 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Parking Services – Maintenance Bldg.

During Welcome Weekend
   Sat., Aug. 19    9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Highacres Cafe
   Sun., Aug. 20    10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Maintenance Bldg.
Normal Hours of Operations
   Monday - Friday    7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Physical Education Building

Normal Hours of Operations
   Monday - Thursday    8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
   Friday    8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
   Saturday & Sunday    Noon - 5 p.m.

Registrar – 8 Schiavo Hall

During Welcome Weekend
   Sat., Aug. 19    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
   Sun., Aug. 20    Noon - 4 p.m.
Normal Hours of Operations
   Monday - Friday    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Student Disability Resources – 203E Butler TLRC

During Welcome Weekend
   Sat., Aug. 19    9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
   Sun., Aug. 20    Noon - 4 p.m.
Normal Hours of Operations
   Monday - Friday    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.