Tuesday, September 5


8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Moving in and getting settled

Residence halls

Welcome Week leaders and residence hall staff will help you check in and move your belongings into your room.


9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Conservatory Orientation Help Desk open

Shattuck Hall of Music lobby

General Conservatory information, placement exam information and sign-ups for Basic Keyboard Skills, sight singing and ensemble auditions.


11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.


Andrew Commons (Warch Campus Center)


1–3 p.m.

Services Fair

Somerset Room (Warch Campus Center)

Campus offices and local businesses are available to provide information. Meet with representatives from:

  • Athletics
  • Banks
  • Bon Appétit (dining services)
  • Career services
  • Cellphone providers
  • Center for Academic Success
  • Counseling Services
  • Diversity Center
  • Finance office (student accounts)
  • Financial aid and student employment
  • Health Services
  • Library
  • Off-campus study programs
  • Religious organizations from the Fox Cities
  • Residence life and housing
  • Spiritual and religious life
  • Student employment
  • Technology services (computer & internet services)
  • Vehicle registration and parking
  • Viking Gold (campus debit card)
  • Volunteer and Community Service Center
  • Wellness and recreation


1:30 and 2:30 p.m.

Walking tours of the campus

Departing from the Warch Campus Center Information desk


2:30–3:30 p.m.

Diversity Center open house

Memorial Hall

Stop by the Diversity Center to meet staff, engage in conversations, tour the facility and enjoy ice cream treats.


3:30 p.m.

Cooperative Institutional Research Program

Each new student should report to the appropriate location to participate in this brief survey:

Last Name A–H Youngchild Hall 121

Last Name I–P Wriston Auditorium

Last Name Q–S Steitz Hall 102

Last Name T–V Steitz Hall 202

Last Name W–Z Main Hall 201


4:30–6:30 p.m.


Andrew Commons (Warch Campus Center)


7 p.m.

President’s Welcome and Matriculation Handshake

Memorial Chapel

New students and family members will gather in the Chapel for the official campus welcome event. Following the program, President Burstein with greet you and your classmates as part of the traditional welcome handshake.


Immediately following President’s Welcome

Residence Hall Welcome Activities

Residence halls

An informal way to get to know your new residence hall community through activities, games, food and music. Consult signs in your residence hall lobby for specific time and location.

Note: Lunch and dinner are available at no charge in Andrew Commons (Warch Campus Center)

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