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WW 2014

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Welcome Week 2014


Thursday, August 28 - Thursday, September 4, 2014



Welcome! We’re thrilled you’ve chosen Messiah College.  Here’s an brief glimpse at this year’s orientation schedule.  More will be added as we move closer to your first day as a Falcon.


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Meet Ben Taylor. As director of student involvement and leadership programs, he and his staff is responsible for Welcome Week (and other fun things like SAB films, concerts, dances). ‪#‎messiahmovein



Thursday August 28, 2014


9am-2pm Check-in (picture ID will be required) Brubaker Auditorium
9am-2pm Move into Resident Halls  
8am-6pm PC Configuration Sessions Frey Hall rms 145 & 166
2-3pm College Honors Program Reception (for participants and their families) Howe Atrium, Boyer Hall
3-4pm Parent Open House & Info Session Larsen Student Union
4-5pm Students with Disabilities Session Murray Library rm 115
6:30-7:45pm Candlelight Service of Worship Hitchcock Arena, Sollenberger Sports Center
8:15-9:45pm Parent's Reception Orchard Hill, President's residence



Complimentary Meal Service


Lottie Nelson Dining Hall, Eisenhower Campus Center


Friday August 29, 2014

Into the Streets Service Projects

Residence Hall meetings

Campus Block Party


Saturday August 30, 2014

Resident Hall Games

Living in Community Session

Floor Gatherings


Sunday August 31, 2014

Orientation Group activities

Commuter Information

New Student Coffee House


Monday September 1, 2014

Campus Services Introduction

Academic Overview, Advising and Schedule Adjustments

Student Club Opportunities Fair


Tuesday September 2, 2014


First day of Classes



If you have any questions about Welcome Week please contact the Student Involvement & Leadership Programs Office, at (717)796-5240 or e-mail us at:

The Student Involvement & Leadership Programs office is located in the Larsen Student Union.



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