Week of Welcome

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Week of Welcome (WOW) is an experience that connects students to life on campus, and participation will help make CTX feel like home. Some events are specifically for freshmen, but ALL students are invited to join us for the week! We can't wait to see you as you start your Life-Changing Adventure!

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WOW Schedule - August 2020

Date / Time Event Location Description
 
Wednesday 8/19:
8:00 am-5:00 pm New Student Move-In Residence Halls Pre-Scheduled Time with Residential Life
7:00 pm Bring Your Own Cereal Night Residence Halls Get more information from your RA
 
Thursday 8/20:
8:00 am-5:00 pm New Student Move-In Residence Halls Pre-Scheduled Time with Residential Life
8:15-9:15 pm Flashlight Tag Outside Residence Halls Get more information from your RA
9:00-11:00 pm Socially Distant Dance Party Tailgate Field  
 
Friday 8/21:
8:00 am-5:00 pm Returning & Transfer Student Move-In Residence Halls First year students, please reference your Embark Schedule for your  meal time
8:00-10:00 am Dining Hall Open for Breakfast Dining Hall All meals will be served in two shifts
9:00 am-3:00 pm In-Person Embark Small Group Session Various Locations Refer to the schedule in your move in packet or email
12:00-2:00 pm Dining Hall Open for Lunch Dining Halls First year students, please reference your Embark schedule for your meal time
3:00-4:00 pm Life and Leadership Opening Campus Classrooms Required for all first year students to introduce Life and Leadership class
5:00-7:00 pm Dining Hall Open for Dinner Dining Hall First year students, please referene your Embark schedule for your meal time
7:00 pm Making 'Smore Friends Residence Halls Get more information from your RA
8:30-11:30 pm Movie on the Lawn Tailgate and Baseball Fields Remember to bring blankets and lawn chairs
 
Saturday 8/22:
9:00-11:00 am In-Person Embark Small Group Session Various Locations Refer to the schedule in your move in packet or email
11:00 am-1:00 pm Dining Hall Open for Brunch Dining Hall First year students, please reference your Embark schedule for your meal time
1:00-4:00 pm Embark Sessions Various Locations Refer to the schedule in your move in packet or email
4:00-6:00 pm Dining Hall Open for Dinner Dining Hall First year students, please reference your Embark schedule for your meal time
7:00-8:00 pm Quesadillas and Questions Residence Hall Get more information from your RA
8:30-11:30 pm Movie on the Lawn 2.0
Tailgate and Baseball Fields
Remember to bring blankets and lawn chairs
       
Sunday 8/23:
9:50-10:30 am ACTS Lakeline Livestream Chapel Breakfast provided!
11:00 am-2:00 pm Dining Hall Open for Brunch Dining Hall Dining Hall open regular hours
3:00-6:00 pm Dining Hall Open for Dinner Dining Hall Dining Hall open regular hours
5:30-6:30 pm CTX Safari Scavenger Hunt Campus wide Come explore campus and win some cool prizes!
5:30 or 7:00 pm Residence Life Opening Meeting Virtual Required for all residential students - look for your meeting time and link in email from your RA
 
Monday 8/24 – First Day of Class:
Regular dining hours begin - please see https://ctxdining.sodexomyway.com/dining-near-me/hours for schedule details!
10:00-10:30 am Campus Worship Chapel Limited seating, arrive early!
10:00 am-12:00 pm Class of 2024 Headshots Luther Park Come by and get your photo taken for a socially-distant Class of 2024 photo project!
2:00-4:00 pm Opening Day Dessert Backyard Until we run out - arrive early!
6:00-7:00 pm T-Shirt Tie Dye Class Tailgate Field Bring your favorite cotton tee and learn how to tie dye
 
Tuesday 8/25:
9:00 am-3:00 pm SA Gift Bag Passout Student Activities Office Stop by the Student Activities office to pick up a small welcome back to campus gift
5:00-6:00 pm Yoga on the Field Field off of Killian Rd Sign up at https://forms.gle/EFsdyc1AStMNxtv39
 
Wednesday 8/26:
10:00-10:30 am Campus Worship Chapel Limited seating, arrive early!
11:00 am-1:00 pm SGLA Rock the Vote Luther Park Come by and meet candidates for SGLA elected positions and place your vote!
7:00-8:30 pm Trivia Night Virtual Assemble your team and win some prizes!
 
Thursday 8/27:
12:00-2:00 pm FLUNCH Student Center Free Lunch for Commuters!  Come on by the Student Center to pick up lunch. While they last, so arrive early!
3:00-4:00 pm Hip Hop Dance Class Blackbox Sign up at https://forms.gle/DQZPA7qHMRUBUxCN7
9:00-10:00 pm The Refuge Chapel More info to come soon.
 
Friday 8/28:
10:00-10:30 am Campus Worship Chapel Limited seating, arrive early!
4:00-6:00 pm Backyard Hangout Backyard Come play yard games, meet other students, and relax in the backyard.
8:00-9:00 pm Grocery Store Bingo Residence Halls Get more information from your RA
 
Saturday 8/29:
All Day CTX Photo Scavenger Hunt Various A photo scavenger hunt for fun and prizes! 
       
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