Welcome Week Schedule



Welcome Week 2014


Thursday, August 21:

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM: New Student Move-In

Your Residence Hall

Peer Assistants (PAs) and Resident Assistants (RAs) will be on hand to help carry boxes and get new students settled into their rooms.


11:30 AM to 2:00 PM: Lunch (Optional)

If you do not want to go off campus for lunch, you can purchase a bite to eat on campus either at the Burrow Refectory (the Rat) or the Lynx Lair.


2:30 PM to 3:30 PM: Ice Cream Social

Glassell/West Village Quad

You and your family/friends are invited to join Rhodes College faculty and staff members for a refreshing ice cream social to cool down and meet new people. Parents and families will say “goodnight” to their students at this time, while students will remain on campus to meet with their Peer Assistants and continue with activities.


3:00 PM to 4:00 PM: Commuter Student Check-In

Burrow Hall, 4th Floor

Commuting students will check in and receive their Welcome Week schedule.


4:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Planning is still in progress.



Friday, August 22:

8:00 AM to 9:00 AM: Breakfast

Burrow Refectory (the Rat)


9:00 AM: Opening Convocation Line-up

Frazier Jelke

The Class of 2018 will line up in the east corridor of Frazier Jelke and walk to the BCLC. The rain location will be the BCLC west corridor.


9:30 AM: Opening Convocation

BCLC, Multi-Sports Forum

Opening Convocation marks the beginning of the academic year and the entry of the new class into the Rhodes Community. Parents and families are encouraged to attend the first official academic event of their student’s career at Rhodes.


10:30 AM to 11:00 AM: Student/Parent Good-bye

Students will have a chance to say good-bye to their parents, families and friends.



Final schedule will be published on August 1.  If you have questions, please contact Dan Schrader.