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Schedule at a Glance

  Students Only
  Families Only
  Students and Families

Friday, August 23

8:00 – 10:30 a.m.  

Move In  

Residential Students Only

Residence Halls
9:00 – 12:00 p.m.  

Westminster Essentials: Orientation Check In  

Commuter & Residential Students
Commuters are encouraged to arrive at 11 a.m. to check in.

Visit campus offices and locations to pick up your orientation schedule, mailroom key, parking pass and Titan Card, complete forms, provide emergency contact information, change your meal plan, purchase or pick up text books. Local banks will have tables just outside the Campus Store to help set up student bank accounts. Faculty and staff will be available at McKelvey Campus Center entrances to provide you with a detailed Westminster Essentials Check List and can guide you to the appropriate locations. Gather all signatures on this checklist and turn it in at the Information Desk (MCC) for a chance to win Westminster gear sponsored by the Westminster College Campus Store.

Berlin Student Lounge, McKelvey Campus Center
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


McKelvey Campus Center & Duff Student Restaurant

1:00 p.m.  

Seated by 12:45 p.m.

Opening Convocation  
Orr Auditorium
Following Convocation
Family Farewell & Transition  
Campus Quad
2:15 – 4:30 p.m.  
New Student Meeting  
Various Campus Locations
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.  

Academic Advising Meetings  

Various Campus Locations
5:45 – 6:15 p.m.  
Residence Hall Floor Meetings & Commuter Student Association (CSA) Meeting  
Residence Halls and Berlin Lounge
6:15 – 7:00 p.m.  
Dinner with Orientation Group  
McKelvey Campus Center
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.


8:00 – 10:00 p.m.

New Titan Rally  

Sponsored by Campus Programming Council (CPC)

Berlin Student Lounge


Saturday, August 24

All Saturday sessions are for students only.
Commuters arrive at 8:00 a.m. for the New Student Meeting.

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.  
New Student Meeting  
Orr Auditorium
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.  
WST101 Workshops  
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  
Campus Resource Scavenger Hunt  
Various Campus Locations
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  
Campus Dining Locations
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  
Introduction to Westminster  
Various Campus Locations
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Orientation Choir Rehearsal  
Orr Lobby
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Campus Dining Locations
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Wallace Memorial Chapel
7:45 – 9:00 p.m.

Titan Spirit  

Sponsored by Student Government Association

Anderson Amphitheater
9:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Social Activities  

McKelvey Campus Center
10:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Late Night  

Sponsored by Orientation Leaders

Berlin Student Lounge


Sunday, August 25

All Sunday sessions are for students only.
Commuter students arrive by 12:00 p.m. for the New Student Meeting.

New Student Meeting: WC Academic Life  
McKelvey Campus Center Witherspoon
1:00 – 2:45 p.m.  

Introduction to Westminster II  

Various Campus Locations
2:45 – 4:00 p.m.  

Classroom Tours  

Various Campus Locations
4:00 – 4:30 p.m.  

Orientation Closing  

Orr Auditorium
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.

MAKE UP SESSION for students who haven't completed the online education modules  

Campus Labs
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Orientation Choir Rehearsal  
Wallace Memorial Chapel
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Pre-Season Physical Screening  

Required for students who will be playing an intercollegiate sport in the winter or spring seasons. Athletes who completed the online education should report to the fieldhouse at 4:30. Athletes who need to make up the online modules should report immediately after.

Memorial Field House
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Dinner: Campus Dining Plan Begins  

Campus Dining Locations
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
First Year Student Vespers  
Wallace Memorial Chapel