Potomac State College Campus Connections

Welcome Weekend

 

Saturday, August 15 – Sunday, August 16, 2015

Welcome Weekend is Potomac State College's way of welcoming new and returning students to campus. By participating, you will socialize with other students and you will get to know some of the faculty and staff who will be your guides to academic and personal success.

The activities and events are open to all students, whether you commute from home or reside in one of the College's residence halls. 

Saturday, August 15th  

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.           Student Services Day --- Church-McKee Auditorium

--Course registration, bill payment, financial aid, meal plans, Catamount I.D. Cards, Mountie Bounty registration, parking permits.  The RN from the Health Center will be available in the Student Health Center. (Many of these services can be taken care of online through your MIX e-mail account. You only need to stop by if necessary.)

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.           Residence Hall Check-in for First-year Students Only

--Specific details for check-in will be sent out at a later date. Check your mail and MIX e-mail regularly for updates. (Students must register for courses and pay bills prior to checking-in to residence halls; students residing in the residence halls must have a Catamount I.D. Card to check into the building.)

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.           Placement Tests --- Academic Success Center (Lower Level of Library)

--Check with Enrollment Services to see if placement testing is necessary.

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.         Family Farewell Picnic --- on the Quad (There is no charge for lunch.)

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.          Self-Guided Tours of Academic Buildings --- Mary F. Shipper Library   

---Pick up maps and find out where your classes are going to be held.

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.          Walk-in Computer Help --- Library

-- Get help with MyID, MIX Account, Wireless Network, Library Databases, AlcoholEdu, etc.

4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.          Student Dinner --- Potomac Commons in University Place .

--Students with active meal plans gain access with their Catamount I.D. Card.  Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, or credit card.

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.          Dodgeball/Volleyball/Soccer/Corn Hole --- on the Quad

8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.          Res Hall Floor Meetings (Required for ALL 1st Year Residence Hall Students)

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.       Outdoor Movie on Big Screen- "Pitch Perfect 2"-- on the Quad

--Light refreshments provided.  Bring a blanket to sit on and enjoy the movie.

Sunday, August 16th

10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.         Brunch --- Potomac Commons in University Place

--Students with active meal plans gain access with their Catamount I.D. Card.  Anyone who does not have a meal plan can pay the posted door price by cash, check, Dining Dollars, or credit card.

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.        Residence Hall Check-in for Returning Students

--- Specific details for check-in will be sent out at a later date. Check your mail and MIX e-mail regularly for updates. (Students must register for courses and pay bills prior to checking-in to residence halls; students residing in the Residence Halls must have a Catamount ID Card to check into the building.)

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.        Student Services Day --- Church-McKee Auditorium

---Course registration continues, bill payment, financial aid, meal plans, Catamount I.D. cards, Mountie Bounty registration, parking permits. The RN from the Health Center will be available in the Student Health Center.  (Many of these services can be taken care of online through your MIX account. You only need to stop by if necessary.)

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.        Placement Tests --- Academic Success Center (Lower Level of Library)

---Check with Enrollment Services to see if placement testing is necessary.

1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.          Self-Guided Tours of Academic Buildings --- Mary F. Shipper Library

---Pick up maps and find out where your classes are going to be held.

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.          Keyser Shopping Shuttle

--Shuttle service will run every half hour (approximate) from in front of University Place

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.          End of Summer Bash --- on the Quad

---Zip Line, Caricature Artist, Inflatables, Cotton Candy, and more!

3:00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.          Walk-in Computer Help --- Library

-- Get help with Login.wvu.edu, MIX Account, Wireless Network, Library Databases, AlcoholEdu, etc.

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.          Welcome Picnic--- on the Quad (PSC Commons and Rapids Closed)

--Free to all students, faculty and staff.  Students with meal plans must present their Student ID. Time to meet with friends and make new friends.

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.          Residence Hall Floor Meetings (Required for ALL Residence Hall Students)

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.        Residence Life Sponsored "Garden Party"---The Loft

---Games, food and other fun stuff—all students invited to attend.

 

Campus Connections

Monday, August 17 – Friday, August 28

Campus Connections is Potomac State College's way of welcoming and orienting new and returning students to campus. By participating, you will socialize with other students and you will get to know some of the faculty and staff who will be your guides to academic and personal success.

The activities and events are open to all students, whether you commute from home or reside in one of the College's residence halls. 

Monday, August 17th         

                                           First Day of Classes

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.          Keyser Shopping Shuttle

---Shuttle service will run every half hour (approximate) from in front of University Place

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.        Game Night---The Loft

Tuesday, August 18th

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.         Commuter Welcome Social—Davis Conference Center

--Campus services Information tables will be set up for students to learn what is available to help be successful at PSC. Pizza provided

12:00 p.m.                         Student Government Association Interest Meeting---The Loft

7:00 p.m.                           Pinterest Night---The Loft

Wednesday, August 19th

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.          Keyser Shopping Shuttle

---Shuttle service will run every half hour (approximate) from in front of University Place

7:00 p.m.                             Residence Hall Association (RHA) Informational Meeting---Heritage Room, University Place

---Meeting for all residence hall students

9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.        Late Night Program--- University Place Commons

Thursday, August 20th

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.         International Student Meeting—Davis Conference Center

--Campus services Information tables will be set up for students to learn what is available to help be successful at PSC. Pizza provided

7:00 p.m.                             Italy Trip, Spring Break 2016, Informational Meeting ---Theater, University Place

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.        Ballistic Bowling---Rainbow Lanes in Keyser

---Shuttles will transport students from the University Place porch to and from Rainbow Lanes.

 9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.       Late Night Program--- University Place Commons

Friday, August 21st

4:00 p.m.                             Trip to Cumberland Country Club Mall

---Sign up in the Recreation Office in lower level of the Student Union

7:00 p.m.                            Friday Night Hangout---The Loft

Saturday, August 22nd

TBA                                     Student Trip to Black Water Falls State Park

---Sign up in the Recreation Office in The Underground of the Student Union

TBA                                   Residence Hall Organized Activities

Sunday, August 23rd

3:00 p.m.                             Ultimate Frisbee---Soccer Field

Monday, August 24th

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.                    Habitat for Humanity Shed Building--- On the Quad

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.                   Massive Poster Sale---The Loft

5:00 p.m.                             Student Movie Trip to Country Club Mall---TBA

---Sign up in the Recreation Office in The Underground of the Student Union

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.        Game Night---The Loft

Tuesday, August 25th

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.                    Habitat for Humanity Shed Building--- On the Quad

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.                   Massive Poster Sale---The Loft

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.         Student Involvement Fair on the Quad

12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m.        PSC Coffee House --- TBA

7:00 p.m.                           Pinterest Night---The Loft

Wednesday, August 26th

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.                    Habitat for Humanity Shed Building--- On the Quad

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.           Keyser Shopping Shuttle

 

---Shuttle service will run every half hour (approximate) from in front of University Place

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.          Intramural Basketball Tournament---Outdoor Court

9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.        Late Night Program--- University Place Commons   

Thursday, August 27th

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.         Community Fair/Health Fair--- Davis Conference Center

---Local businesses, healthcare professionals, churches, and community organizations will welcome students to Keyser.

9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.        Late Night Program--- University Place Commons   

Friday, August 28th   

7:00 p.m.                            Friday Night Hangout---The Loft

Wednesday, September 9th

7:00 p.m.                             “Doc Speaks” Church McKee Arts Center Auditorium

---All students invited.  WVUe Requirement for all freshmen.

9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.        “Meet and Greet with Dr. Adolph Brown” at Late Night--- University Place Commons