Week of Welcome

Why Week of Welcome?
W.O.W 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!

You won't want to miss the 9th annual Welcome Party on Monday, August 26, hosted by our friends at UFCU. This year's celebration will feature live music, food trucks, vendors, and games!

We can't wait to see you there and begin to take the world by storm. #CTXsocial!

*Freshmen and residential students have required events during the week. Please take note of which events you are required to attend. Some event details are subject to change.

Week of Welcome Logo

Friday, 8/23

Time Event Location Notes
7:30-11:00am New Student Move-In Residence Halls  
11:00am-1:30pm Family Picnic Dining Hall Family friendly event
1:30-4:00pm Life & Leadership Opening* Chapel Required for all freshmen enrolled in Life & Leadership
4:30-6:00pm Dining Hall Open for Dinner Dining Hall  
6:00-8:00pm BlackLight Bash BlackBox Theatre Social Event for All Students! 

 

Saturday, 8/24

Time Event Location Notes
7:45am-8:30am CTX Class of 2023 Photo* TBD  Required for all freshmen enrolled in Life & Leadership
8:30am-12:00pm Service Project* TBD Required for all freshmen enrolled in Life & Leadership
9:00am-5:00pm Returning Student Move-In Residence Halls  
9:00am-6:00pm Returning Student Textbook Pickup Bookstore  
11:00am-2:00pm Dining Hall Open for Brunch Dining Hall  
2:00-5:00pm Vortex Vibes & Freshman Textbook Pickup  Student Center  
3:00-6:00pm Dining Hall Open for Dinner Dining Hall  
7:00-8:30pm Purple vs. Gold Games Tornado Field Our 8th annual battle of the classes!
8:30pm Movie on the Lawn co-hosted by SAAC Softball Field  Remember to bring your blankets and lawn chairs

 

Sunday, 8/25

Time Event Location Notes
7:45am-9:00am

Trail Hike and Hammocks hosted by the Center for Environmental Stewardship

Tornado Trail Students will be served Rudys tacos for breakfast! Family friendly event
9:00am-5:00pm

Returning Student Move-In

Residence Halls  
11:00am-2:00pm Dining Hall Open for Brunch Dining Hall  
2:00-3:00pm

Color War

Residence Hall Courtyard  
3:00-6:00pm

Dining Hall Open for Dinner

Dining Hall   
3:00-6:00pm

Backyard Hangout

The Backyard and Dining hall  Karaoke, Volleyball, and give-aways!
7:00-8:30pm All Residence Hall Meeting* Chapel Required for residential students
8:30-9:30pm

T-Shirt Trade Up sponsored by CTX Alumni

Residence Hall Lobby Trade in an old high school or college t-shirt for brand new CTX swag!

 

Monday, 8/26 - First day of classes!

Time Event Location Notes
10:00am Opening Worship Chapel  
2:00-4:00pm Welcome Party 2019

Student Center

 

Join us for our 9th annual celebration featuring live music food, and giveaways, all sponsored by UFCU
Family friendly event

Dining Hall Hours M-Th
Breakfast: 7:00-10:00a
Lunch: 11:00a-1:30p
Dinner: 4:30-7:00p
Friday Hours
Breakfast: 7:00-10:00a
Lunch: 11:00-1:30p
Dinner: 4:30-6:00p

Tuesday, 8/27 

Time Event Location Notes
10:00am Campus Worship Chapel  
12:30pm-1:30pm Starting a Student Org: Info Session D-260 Want to know what it takes to start a student organization? Get all your questions answered here.
7:00pm Pluckers Trivia Night Pluckers Lakeline First 500 wings FREE!
Family friendly event

 

Wednesday, 8/28

Time Event Location Notes
10:00am Campus Worship Chapel  
10:30am Coffee & Community Welcome Center  
12:00-1:00 pm Flunch: Free Lunch for Commuters! Student Center Student Activities loves commuters! Join us for free lunch--first come, first served.

 

Thursday, 8/29

Time Event Location Notes
10:00am Campus Worship Chapel  
12:00-2:00pm Food Truck Thursday Purple Rock Courtyard Get a taste of local Austin food trucks! 
9:00pm The Refuge Chapel  Join the campus ministries team for student-led worship.

 

Friday, 8/30

Time Event Location Notes
10:00am Campus Worship Chapel  
12:30am-1:00pm Starting a Student Org: Info Session D-260 Want to know what it takes to start a student organization? Get all your questions answered here.
4:00pm Bus Departure for CTX Soccer Game Res Halls Get a ride to the men and women soccer games!
5:00pm WSOC vs. Hendrix Round Rock Multipurpose Complex Show your CTX pride and support the women's soccer team
7:30pm MSOC vs. Texas Lutheran Round Rock Multipurpose Complex Show your CTX pride and support the men's soccer team

 

Saturday, 8/31

Time Event Location Notes
8:00am-4:00pm CTX Takes ATX Austin, TX Explore Austin with your CTX family