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Saturday, Aug. 13
9 a.m.- 2 p.m. – Class of 2015 Arrives
CAMPUS QUADRANGLE (In front of the Cralle Student Union Building.) This is where residential students begin the move-in process. All new students must check-in at the small tent. Students will be directed where to proceed from there.

10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. – Lunch
ROBERTA D. CRANMER DINING & CONFERENCE CENTER Lunch in the Cranmer Dining & Conference Center is available at a discounted rate to family members ($5.50 per person). LWC students with a meal plan are free. Food may also be purchased at the trailers on the Campus Quad. Drinks are free.

1:30 p.m. – Honors Reception
NORMA AND GLEN HODGE CENTER FOR DISCIPLESHIP This invitation-only reception is for those students invited to take part in the Honors Program.

2 p.m. – Say Goodbye to Parents
MEET IN YOUR RESIDENCE HALL Time for final hugs and kisses. If you haven’t already, say goodbye to your family and head to your residence hall. All students will walk to the Doris and Bob Holloway Health & Wellness Center with their resident adviser.

2:30 p.m. – Class of 2015 Kick-Off Ceremony
DORIS AND BOB HOLLOWAY HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER All students – commuter and residential – will be welcomed by President William T. Luckey Jr. and Student Government Association President Khyati Patel. Students will also meet key Residence Life staff and participate in a team-building activity with members of their residence hall.

5 p.m. – President’s Picnic
LAWN OF EMILY D. HUNDLEY PRESIDENT’S HOME Meet LWC President Luckey and Mrs. Luckey while enjoying an outdoor feast prepared by the fantastic Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center Staff.

6:30 p.m. – First Hall Meeting (Mandatory)
RESIDENCE HALLS All new residential students must report to their individual hall for their first hall meeting with their resident adviser (RA).

8 p.m.- Midnight – Class of 2015 HWC Lock-in!
DORIS AND BOB HOLLOWAY HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER Take a dip in the pool or join students on one of three courts for a game of basketball, volleyball or badminton. Other events include board games and speed dating. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Student Activities Board, Student Government Association and RAVE

Sunday, Aug. 14
Local Church Services
Information for service times and locations of local churches will be provided Saturday at the move-in tent.

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Brunch
ROBERTA D. CRANMER DINING & CONFERENCE CENTER

12:30 p.m. – LWC Sunday Worship Service
NORMA & GLEN HODGE CENTER FOR DISCIPLESHIP LWC Chaplain Troy Elmore will lead the LWC Community in an inspiring worship experience.

Freshman Sunday Activities (mandatory)
Submit your top three choices one of the following ways: • Email: hopkinsj@lindsey.edu • Phone: (270) 384-8033 • Online: www.lindsey.edu/openingweekend (follow the link) • Or send in the attached card Students will be assigned to an event on a first-come, first-served basis based on their top three selections. THE EVENTS ARE FREE TO ALL LWC FRESHMEN; EVERY STUDENT MUST PARTICIPATE IN ONE ACTIVITY.
• Hot Rods Minor League Baseball Game BOWLING GREEN, KY • Louisville Zoo “State Zoo of Kentucky” Y LOUISVILLE, KY Lunch will be provided. • SomerSplash Water Park SOMERSET, KY Lunch and snacks will be provided. • Mammoth Cave “New Entrance Tour” MAMMOTH CAVE, KY Explore one of Seven Natural Wonders of the World at Kentucky’s most famous national park. Mammoth Cave is the longest cave system in the world.

Monday, Aug. 15
9-10 a.m. – Group Advising Session (Mandatory for all freshmen.)
ROBERTA D. CRANMER DINING & CONFERENCE CENTER OR THE DR. ROBERT AND CAROL GOODIN NURSING & COUNSELING CENTER All freshmen must report to the Group Advising Session. Students whose last names begin with the letters A-L should report to Cranmer Dining Center; students whose last names begin with the letters M-Z should report to the Goodin Nursing & Counseling Center. Students will receive information about the following mandatory activities:
• • • • • Individual Advising Appointment Learning Community Activities (only for students in a Learning Community) “Crossing the Line” Location Higher Pursuits Appointment (Tuesday, Aug. 16) Library Scavenger Hunt Appointment (Tuesday, Aug. 16)

10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. – Placement Challenge Testing
T.D. AND ROWENA EVERETT BUILDING Students who could have scored better on their placement test may take the Placement Challenge for an opportunity to test out of a class. The test is only given to students placed in a developmental English, math or reading class.

10:30 a.m.-noon – “Where’s My Class?”
CRALLE STUDENT UNION BUILDING Not sure where to go the first day of classes? EDGE Leaders will be available to show students around the A.P. White Campus.

2 p.m. – Crossing the Line
All OVER CAMPUS Students enrolled in Freshman Seminar courses will meet with peer mentors to engage in an interactive activity that will introduce them to the common reading, Tuesdays with Morrie, and prepare them for conversations during their first semester.

5:30-6:30 p.m. – Blue Raider Tailgate
BLUE RAIDER STADIUM Dinner will be served at Blue Raider Stadium (no meal in Cranmer Dining & Conference Center). Tailgate will include several events, including a cornhole tournament. Winners will receive a cash prize and face President Luckey and a partner of his choosing. If you’re not into cornhole, play bingo for a chance to win prizes. Sponsored by ACES (Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success)

7:30 p.m. – Monday Night Blue Raider Football Intra-squad Scrimmage
BLUE RAIDER STADIUM

Tuesday, Aug. 16
Higher Pursuits Begins (Mandatory for all freshmen.)
CAMPUS QUADRANGLE (In front of the Cralle Student Union Building.) Students will have received their Higher Pursuits time during the Group Advising Session Monday morning.

Library Scavenger Hunt (Mandatory for all freshmen)
KATIE MURRELL LIBRARY Students will have received their Library Scavenger Hunt time during the Group Advising Session Monday morning.

3 p.m. – Work-Study Orientation (Mandatory for work-study students)
ROBERTA D. CRANMER DINING & CONFERENCE CENTER This session is mandatory for all students who accepted federal work-study on their financial award letter.

7 p.m. – Trevor Davis Concert on the Square
CAFÉ ON THE SQUARE (Columbia Public Square) Singer-songwriter Trevor Davis seamlessly combines pop, rock and soul to deliver well-constructed songs that are highly original. He has opened for award-winning singersongwriters including such as Tina Dico and Anna Nalick. He has performed the National Anthem before San Diego Padres games; his most popular song, “Not Enough,” received air play on several San Diego radio stations. The concert is FREE; first 100 people to attend will receive a free Italian soda or lemonade, courtesy of SGA and SAB. Sponsored by Café on the Square, Student Government Association and Student Activities Board

9:30 p.m. – Hall Meetings
RESIDENCE HALLS Residential students report to their residence hall for a hall meeting with their resident adviser (RA).

Wednesday, Aug. 17
2:30 p.m. – L-Dub Club Fair
CAMPUS QUADRANGLE (In front of front of Cralle Student Union Building) Learn about clubs LWC offers, including: RAVE (Responsible Alcohol Values through Education); SAB (Student Activities Board); Art Club; LIFE (Living In Faith Eternally); Athletes in Action; ACES (Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success); Lindsey Wilson Players (drama club); Outdoor Adventure Club; International Club; Accounting Club; and Honors Student Association. Sponsored by Student Government Association

6 p.m. – Social Behaviors: Females (Mandatory)
V.P. HENRY AUDITORIUM, Sponsored by Residence Life

7 p.m. – Social Behaviors: Males (Mandatory)
V.P. HENRY AUDITORIUM, Sponsored by Residence Life

9 p.m. – LIFE (Living in Faith Eternally) Meeting
NORMA & GLEN HODGE CENTER FOR DISCIPLESHIP LIFE is a student-led, contemporary worship service. All students are welcome. Sponsored by Christian Ministries

Thursday, Aug. 18
10 a.m.- 4 p.m. – Beyond the Wall Poster Sale
CRALLE STUDENT UNION BUILDING

6 p.m. – Wares Fair
DORIS AND BOB HOLLOWAY HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER A great way to learn what Columbia has to offer LWC students by meeting several dozen local businesses and organizations. Door prizes will be given away all night. Sponsored by the Lindsey Wilson Development Office and Columbia-Adair County Chamber of Commerce

9 p.m.-Midnight – Rave
NORMA AND GLEN HODGE CENTER FOR DISCIPLESHIP A night of dancing, glow sticks and music, a great opportunity to meet new people. Sponsored by RAVE (Responsible Alcohol Values through Education)

Friday, Aug. 19
7 p.m. – Comedian Lachlan Patterson
V.P. HENRY AUDITORIUM Hot off a memorable debut performance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Lachlan Patterson is one of the most recognizable comedians in the stand-up world. With festival invitations from Austin, Montreal, Aspen, Michigan, Vancouver and Nova Scotia, there is no shortage of stage time for this brilliant young performer. Tune in to Comedy Central and you can find Lachlan performing on Live at Gotham or on the Comedy Network where he filmed his uproarious half-hour special. Items will be given away at the end of the show. Sponsored by Student Activities Board and Student Government Association

Saturday, Aug. 20
7 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. Spring Arbor (Mich.) University
WALTER S. REULING SOCCER STADIUM
Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center Hours
Dining Center hours will be as follows unless otherwise indicated in the Welcome Week schedule:

Monday-Friday Breakfast: 7- 8:30 a.m. Lunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dinner: 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday Lunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dinner: 5-6:30 p.m. Sunday Brunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dinner: 5-6:30 p.m. Bookstore Hours: Saturday, August 13: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday & Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Please cut and return (no later than August 8) to Jayne Hopkins, Student Activities Director 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia KY 42728 You may also email your choices to hopkinsj@lindsey.edu, call (270)384-8033 or go to www.lindsey.edu/openingweekend to register online.

Name:________________________________________________________________ Home Address:_________________________________________________________ Home Phone:_________________________Cell Pone:________________________ Email Address:__________________________________________________________ Freshman Sunday Activities (Mandatory) Number your top three choices from the events listed. Students will be assigned to an event based on the three events selected. The events are free to all freshmen and every student must participate in one activity.
___Hot Rods Minor League Baseball Game BOWLING GREEN, KY ___Louisville Zoo “State Zoo of Kentucky” LOUISVILLE, KY Y Lunch will be provided. ___SomerSplash Water Park SOMERSET, KY Lunch and snacks will be provided. ___Mammoth Cave “New Entrance Tour” MAMMOTH CAVE, KY Explore one of Seven Natural Wonders of the World at Kentucky’s most famous national park. Mammoth Cave is the longest cave system in the world.

Important Campus Numbers:
Academic Affairs Office Academic Support Office Admissions Office Bookstore Business Office Career Services Blue Raider Wellness Ctr. Library LWC Toll Free Public Safety SGA Office Service Center (mailroom) Student Activities Student Financial Services

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