Opening Day Afternoon Events

Opening Day - Saturday, August 19, 2017

Opening Day events will include the University Welcome, meetings for parents and students with both Academic Colleges and Orientation Counselors, Parents Info Sessions and Resource Fair, Family Picnic and Opening Mass. The parent programs will end Saturday evening after the Family Picnic.  New students will continue with the Orientation program Saturday night through Tuesday evening.   
Time Event Location
1:15p.m. - 2:00p.m. University Welcome for Students and Parents

The Campus Green

2:20p.m. - 3:05p.m. New Students meet with Orientation Counselors in designated reporting areas. Group Number and Meeting Area information supplied in August mailing
  Parents meet with Academic Deans
  Arts & Sciences Austin Field Tent
  Business 
Villanova Room, Connelly Center
  Nursing Driscoll Hall, Room 132
  Engineering           The Campus Green (Rain Location: Alumni Hall Gym)
3:25p.m. - 4:10p.m. Parents meet with Orientation Counselors in designated reporting areas. Group Number & Meeting Area information supplied in August mailing.
  New Students meet with Academic Deans
  Arts & Sciences Austin Field Tent
  Business Villanova Room
Connelly Center
  Nursing Driscoll Hall
Room 132
  Engineering Cinema, Connelly Center
*If you and your parents are planning on attending the Opening Mass at  4:30 p.m. we suggest that you find a meeting spot before Orientation begins at 1:15 p.m.  Students and parents will be separated for the sessions following the University Welcome and it is important to pick a meeting spot to ensure that you are able to locate each other for Mass.
4:30p.m. - 5:30p.m. Opening Mass The Campus Green   
5:30p.m. - 6:30p.m. Picnic Dinner Connelly Plaza

6:30p.m. - 7:00p.m. Family and friends depart  
7:00p.m. New Students meet their Orientation Counselors Please return to your designated reporting area to meet your OC and continue with Orientation activities
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