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Transfer Schedule -- Saturday, August 31, 2013


*** 2014 schedule is still being determined.  This is last year's schedule (2013). We anticipate that 2014's schedule will be very similar, if not the same.  Please use this for planning purposes only.


7 a.m. - 10 a.m.  


Lottie Nelson Dining Hall

7 a.m. - 9 a.m.  

TB Test Check

Hallway outside of Lottie Nelson Dining Hall

8 a.m.  

Optional Music Theory Placement Exam

High Center 024

8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.  

General Chemistry 1 Placement Exam

Frey 110 (Alexander Auditorium)

Kline 120

Kline 327

Jordan 374

Refer to the email you received in August regarding which room to go to.

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.  

Orientation for Students with Food Allergy, Intolerance and Special Dietary Needs

Sollenberger Sports Center 165

For students who have a food allergy, intolerance or special dietary needs to receive information on dining services which meet special nutrition requirements.  Tour Lottie Nelson Dining Hall to learn about the nutrition labeling system, meet the Dining staff, and locate specialty foods.

11 a.m. - Noon  

Mandatory Library Orientation
Murray Library, Learning Commons (inside main entrance to right)

This session is invaluable because you will learn the essentials for doing library research at Messiah. Instruction will include the use of electronic resources and a brief tour of the Murray Library.

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  

Lunch with your Transfer Group

Lottie Nelson Dining Hall

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  

Living in Community Sessions (for residential students only)

Meet on your Residence Hall Floor

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  

Residence Hall Games (wear your Welcome Week T-shirt)

Meet at Bittner Residence Hall to head over to the games as you compete for the coveted Golden Torch!  This is a Messiah tradition.

4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  


Lottie Nelson Dining Hall

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.  

Coffee House Auditions

Hitchcock Arena

Come and try out for Coffee House, where Messiah students showcase their many talents - open for all new First-Year and Transfer students.

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.  

Game Night & Ice Cream Sundaes

The Loft

Build your favorite sundae and enjoy fellowship with other transfer students in the comfort of the Loft Great Room.

9 p.m. - 11 p.m.  

Floor Gatherings

Meet on your Residence Hall floor



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