Welcome Week

New Student Welcome Week

  • Move-in DayResidence Hall Move-In
    2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Residence Halls

    Your specific room assignment was sent via email on June 26, 2019.

    Please label all of your items with your building AND room number. Once you arrive on campus, please go to your residence hall room where an RA will check you in and give you your room key. In an effort to reduce traffic congestion and wait time, please follow the alphabetical distribution for move-in.

    Students with the last names A-L may begin move-in at 2:00 p.m. and  last names M-Z may begin move-in at 3:00 p.m.


    Dinner
    5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Varsity Athlete Meeting
    6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Alma Thomas Theater, Sarofim School of Fine Arts

    The Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Head Athletic Trainer will meet with student-athletes and their parents to answer questions regarding Athletic Department procedures and general policies. When the general meeting is complete, the Head Coaches of each varsity sports team will then hold separate meetings regarding their specific programs.


    New Student MixerNew Student Mixer
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning

    Join the Offices of Student Activities and Residence Life for some free desserts while meeting some of your fellow new Pirates!

     


    Residence Hall Meetings
    9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. | Residence Halls

    This will be the first opportunity to get acquainted with other residents on your floor and your Resident Assistants (RAs). Some hall procedures will be discussed.

  • Campus TourCampus Tours
    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center

    Kick off Welcome Week with a walk around campus. Special attention will be given to the buildings and facilities that will be used throughout Welcome Week. This is a great way to familiarize or re-familiarize yourself with Southwestern.

     


    Student Check-In
    10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Prothro Atrium and 2nd Floor Lounge, Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning

    Note: Students living on-campus will attend at a specific time with their RA. 

    • This is your opportunity to receive all the important information and tools that you will need to settle into Southwestern living.
    • Meet with Health Center staff to make sure your health records are up to date.
    • Provide SUPD with your vehicle information to receive a parking decal that will allow you to park in designated student parking.
    • Let IT show you how to connect your computer and mobile devices to the Southwestern network.
    • Locate, confirm, and open your SU Post Office box.
    • Receive helpful information from the Center for Academic Success and Registrar.
    • Verify your language placement exam status.
    • Learn about SU’s music and voice ensembles.
    • If you have not already acquired your Pirate Card during a Sprog Day, you will have your photo taken, and your Pirate Card will be activated to give you access to your meal plans, vending and copy machines, and library checkouts.
    • Find out your Pirate Training team designation.

    Please note that Parent check-in is in the Smith Concourse in the Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center.

     


    Brunch
    10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center

     


    MatriculationMatriculation Convocation
    2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. | Corbin J. Robertson Center

    The purpose of this ceremony is to formally welcome entering students to Southwestern and to provide them with a sense of the expectations that the University upholds for the members of its community. Although this is a traditional ceremony and faculty will be in academic regalia, comfortable dress is appropriate for students and their families. Seating begins at 1:15 p.m.

     


    New Student Photo
    3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Score Quadrangle

    Join fellow new Pirates for an official photo.

     


    Legacy Photo
    3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Julie Puett Howry Center

    Join fellow new Legacy Pirates for an official photo.

     


    Language Placement Exam
    4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Rooms 202/204, A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center

    This exam is for any student who did not take the exam online over the summer. The Placement Exam is offered for French, German, Latin, and Spanish.

     


    Music Theory Exam
    4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Room 148, Sarofim School of Fine Arts

    This exam is for all students planning to major or minor in music, or those interested in studying Music Theory (please bring a pencil).

     


    Dinner
    5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center

     


    Mosaic Reflection
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Kurth Residence Hall Lounge

    Reflection plays an important role in understanding the meaning and value of your experiences. What did you discover today that you didn’t know yesterday, or even two minutes ago? Did you encounter anything new that was challenging or surprising? How will these new ideas help you make the most of your time at Southwestern? Join the Mosaic student ambassadors for an opportunity to reflect on your experiences and learn from one another. Free Mosaic swag and snacks will be provided.

     


    Ran'D ShineComedian Magician Ran’D Shine
    7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. | Alma Thomas Theater, Sarofim School of Fine Arts

    With the flick of a wrist, the Philadelphia native has become a global phenomenon by wowing the most diverse and wildly appreciative audiences for more than a decade. Join us for an unforgettable performance from Comedian Magician Ran’D Shine!

    Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC).

     

     


    Safety Talk
    9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | Lynda and Marsha Ballrooms, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center

    College life presents many new opportunities, but there are also risks and threats that you may not have considered. Join the Student Life and Southwestern Police Leadership Team to learn what you need to know and where you can turn for help.

    Note: This Safety Talk is scheduled for Mabee residents, excluding football players. Additional Safety Talks will be held on Sunday, August 18th for other new students. 


    Residence Hall Meetings
    10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. | Residence Halls

    Continue the conversations with your fellow residents and RAs. Additional hall procedures will be discussed.

  • Brunch
    10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    ChapelWorship Service
    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Lois Perkins Chapel

    Come enjoy Sunday worship in the beautiful Lois Perkins Chapel. This is a great opportunity to meet other students in a friendly atmosphere. 

     

     


    Religious and Spiritual Life Reception
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center

    After worship, all are invited to gather for brunch in the Mabee Dining Commons, McCombs Campus Center for fellowship and to learn about resources, programs, and organizations here to help you get involved and grow in your faith.


    Pirate TrainingPirate Training: Pep Rally
    2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Corbin J. Robertson Center

    Start off your Pirate Training with a cannon-like bang. Pirate Training teams begin their maiden voyage via a series of upbeat interactions and games sure to shiver your timbers!

     

     


    Dinner
    5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Mosaic Reflection
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Brown-Cody Residence Hall Lounge

    Reflection plays an important role in understanding the meaning and value of your experiences. What did you discover today that you didn’t know yesterday, or even two minutes ago? Did you encounter anything new that was challenging or surprising? How will these new ideas help you make the most of your time at Southwestern? Join the Mosaic student ambassadors for an opportunity to reflect on your experiences and learn from one another. Free Mosaic swag and snacks will be provided.


    Safety Talk
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Lynda and Marsha Ballrooms, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center

    College life presents many new opportunities, but there are also risks and threats that you may not have considered. Join the Student Life and Southwestern Police Leadership Team to learn what you need to know and where you can turn for help.

    Note: This Safety Talk is scheduled for Brown-Cody residents, excluding football players.


    Safety Talk
    9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | Lynda and Marsha Ballrooms, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center

    College life presents many new opportunities, but there are also risks and threats that you may not have considered. Join the Student Life and Southwestern Police Leadership Team to learn what you need to know and where you can turn for help.

    Note: This Safety Talk is scheduled for Kurth and Ruter residents and all football players.

  • Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Dr. BurgerPresident Burger Welcome
    9:15 a.m. -10:00 a.m. | Alma Thomas Theater, Sarofim School of Fine Arts

    President Burger will share some reflections on life-lessons and life-long practices of living and learning that should be at the heart of everyone’s formal education and will invite you to embrace a joyful attitude to the many challenges that lie ahead.


    First-Year Seminar (FYS)
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Classrooms

    First-Year Seminars meet for the first time. Report to your seminar classroom and be on time! 

     Click here to view FYS classes/locations.  

     


    Lunch
    11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Advising Appointment Sign-Ups
    1:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m. | Advisor Offices

    Go to your advisor’s office and sign up for a Wednesday advising appointment. You will receive an email by August 12th with instructions on how to find information on your academic advisor. Contact the Center for Academic Success and Registrar at (512) 863-1952 with any questions.


    Peer Mentor Pre-Advising
    3:00 p.m - 4:30 p.m. | Center for Academic Success and Registrar, Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning

    Are you ready for your advising appointment this week? Come visit the Center for Academic Success and Registrar, where Peer Mentors hold in-office hours, and help yourself to a treat on us! While you are here, visit with a Peer Mentor about questions that you may have for your advising appointment.

    Topics can include:

    • What to expect from your advisor
    • What is required of you in your first year
    • What questions you should ask your advisor during your Wednesday appointment

    Pirate TrainingPirate Training: Final Challenge
    4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Corbin J. Robertson Center

    A parley? How ‘bout a final challenge? A head-to-head, fun competition pitting teams against one another for all the pirate treasures. Arrg!

     

     


    Dinner
    5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Mosaic Reflection
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Ruter Residence Hall Lounge

    Reflection plays an important role in understanding the meaning and value of your experiences. What did you discover today that you didn’t know yesterday, or even two minutes ago? Did you encounter anything new that was challenging or surprising? How will these new ideas help you make the most of your time at Southwestern? Join the Mosaic student ambassadors for an opportunity to reflect on your experiences and learn from one another. Free Mosaic swag and snacks will be provided. 


    Pirate Training: Closing Ceremony
    7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Corbin J. Robertson Center

    It’s time to hand out the booty. Newly anointed Pirates who conquered the challenge will divide the Southwestern treasure. It’s a Pirate’s life for me!


    Snow Cone Social
    8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | Bishops Lounge, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center

    As a welcome to Southwestern University and Georgetown, join us for a night of free Zydeco Ice snow cones, a Georgetown and Southwestern favorite.

  • Breakfast
    7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    FYSFirst-Year Seminar (FYS)
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Classrooms

    Consult the FYS classes/locations page for more information. Remember, FYS is a graded course and attendance is required.

     

     


    Lunch
    11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Keep It Real: Diversity and Inclusion Game Orientation Workshop
    1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. | Walzel Courts, Corbin J. Robertson Center

    Participants will engage in an open dialogue about diversity and inclusion as an orientation to everyday college life by playing the game “Keep It Real” which challenges participants to find a deeper understanding about themselves and those around them. The game has a variety of diverse topics and is engaging, reflective and impactful way to break down barriers which helps to build community. The audience members are encouraged to ask questions and engage in an open dialogue. The game will be facilitated by the inventor of the game Leslie Robinson.


    Speaking of Sex
    3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Alma Thomas Theater, Sarofim School of Fine Arts

    Communicating frankly about sex is difficult. Aside from the embarrassment that can color such a discussion, there is often confusion. Sexual interactions can be clouded in conflicting emotions and complex power relationships. How can you make your own desires clear and understand the intentions of another? Speaking of Sex … tracks six students as they try to untangle the complicated web of sexual communication and discover what the best behaviors are in these sometimes challenging situations.


    Dinner
    5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Mosaic Reflection
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Mabee Residence Hall Lounge

    Reflection plays an important role in understanding the meaning and value of your experiences. What did you discover today that you didn’t know yesterday, or even two minutes ago? Did you encounter anything new that was challenging or surprising? How will these new ideas help you make the most of your time at Southwestern? Join the Mosaic student ambassadors for an opportunity to reflect on your experiences and learn from one another. Free Mosaic swag and snacks will be provided.


    First Lecture Series: Talking Politics in Polarized Times with Dr. Emily Sydnor, Associate Professor of Political Science
    7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Kurth Residence Hall Lounge

    Chances are that as you settle in at Southwestern, you’ll encounter roommates, suite-mates, and classmates that have different political perspectives than you, particularly as the Democratic presidential primary and the general election campaigns heat up. We’ll talk about what political science research can tell us about effective strategies for discussing contentious political issues and listening to people we disagree with, as well as some of the opportunities to get involved in nonpartisan political engagement work around campus.


    Duncan Fellows
    8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | The Cove, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center

    Join us for some local live music from Duncan Fellows! Click on the link to check out their latest music: https://www.duncanfellows.com/music  

    Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC).

  • Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    First-Year Seminar (FYS)
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Classrooms

    Consult the FYS classes/locations page for more information. Remember, FYS is a graded course and attendance is required.

     

     


    Lunch
    11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Advising Appointments
    1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Advisor Offices

    Advising appointments should have been made on Monday. Advising is required for all students.


    OrchestraMusic Interest Sessions
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

     

    Instrumental Meeting  | Room 166, Sarofim School of Fine Arts

    • Instrumentalists who have not previously auditioned for the Music Department and who wish to register for an ensemble course (Orchestra or Wind Ensemble), should sign up for a placement meeting at check-in. There is NO AUDITION required for these courses.

    Choral/Vocal Placement | Room 137, Sarofim School of Fine Arts

    • All singers should sign up for a time to meet with the choral and vocal faculty at check-in, even those who auditioned as prospective students. If you have sheet music for a song that you wish to sing for the faculty, please bring it to the meeting (a pianist will be available to play for you).

    Student Life Panel
    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Room 110, F.W. Olin Building

    Let’s take a moment to discuss all that happens outside the classroom at SU. New students may have questions concerning health and safety, student activities, internships, campus diversity, athletics, recreational activities, and spiritual and religious life. Members of the Student Life staff, representing all of those areas, will provide an overview of their programs and answer your questions.


    Flex Your Cortex!: High Performance Brain Workshop
    3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Alma Thomas Theater, Sarofim School of Fine Arts

    Brain science in recent years has revealed much about how to best “fuel” the brain to optimize our learning and brain performance by how we engage it every day. In our current age of “information overload,” it has become particularly important to be strategic in the ways we take in information and direct our mental energy. Learn some actionable tips and takeaways based on the latest in the science of brain performance, including how to engage strategic attention to more effectively calibrate your mental resources. Gain tactics to improve focus and boost mental energy while eliminating toxic habits that impair efficient brain operations. Set your brain up for success as you begin this new chapter as a Southwestern scholar!


    Stress Solutions: Strategies to Recharge Your Brain Power
    3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Jones Theater, Sarofim School of Fine Arts

    We all experience stress – it’s unavoidable! But you can choose behaviors and responses that manage your physiology. Managing your responses to stress promotes resilience and emotional self-regulation, improves cognitive performance, decreases depression and anxiety and promotes well-being. These qualities are essential for optimal brain health and performance. Reflect on your current stress response and learn practical strategies and proactive brain habits to improve performance. Put your best brain forward!


    Dinner
    5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Mosaic Reflection
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Brown-Cody Residence Hall Lounge

    Reflection plays an important role in understanding the meaning and value of your experiences. What did you discover today that you didn’t know yesterday, or even two minutes ago? Did you encounter anything new that was challenging or surprising? How will these new ideas help you make the most of your time at Southwestern? Join the Mosaic student ambassadors for an opportunity to reflect on your experiences and learn from one another. Free Mosaic swag and snacks will be provided. 


    First Lecture Series: Lab-Created Meat: Would you eat a hamburger made out of you? with Dr. Ed Merritt, Assistant Professor Kinesiology
    7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Brown-Cody Residence Hall Lounge

    Biomedical engineering is changing life as we know it. Is it better? We’ll explore the science of lab-created organs and discuss the medical benefits, but also the environmental and ethical impact, as well as the complicated ethical considerations.


    Cullen TowerSU Traditions and Tales
    8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | McCombs Ballrooms, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center

    Join Student Philanthropy Council, Student Foundation, and UPC as they take you on a journey through Southwestern’s history. Join us to learn about some of our time honored traditions and things that are unique to Southwestern. There will be free ice cream and chances to win some great door prizes.

  • Breakfast
    7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    First-Year Seminar (FYS)
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Classrooms

    Consult the FYS classes/locations page for more information. Remember, FYS is a graded course and attendance is required.

     

     


    Lunch
    11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice Reception
    2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Cross Cultural Center, Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning

    Interested in changing the world through diversity and social justice? Want to learn and/or connect with cultural and identity based organizations? If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, come meet the leaders of the Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) which is made up of the following student organizations: Hispanic and Latinix Organization, E.B.O.N.Y., Asian Student Association, SU Native, Pirates for Pride, Reproductive Justice Alliance, Kappa Delta Chi, Students for Environmental Activism and Knowledge, and Jolt.


    SEAK Sustainability Tour
    3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning 

    The SEAK (Students for Environmental Activism and Knowledge) Sustainability Tour is a great way to get more familiar with Southwestern’s campus while learning about all of the sustainable features that make our campus so environmentally friendly. The tour will highlight the student-run Southwestern Garden, the Environmental Lounge, and the efforts made by SU students that helped in making the campus run on 100% wind energy. Join us for a fun walk around the campus!


     Game Night with the Peer Mentors
    4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Kurth Residence Hall Lounge and Brown-Cody Residence Hall Lounge

    You’ve heard from a Peer Academic Mentor over the summer – now come meet the whole crew in person! Join us for some friendly competition between the first year halls. Come and cheer on the members of your floor and learn about SU and the Peer Mentors. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Prizes will be won!


    Dinner
    5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Mosaic Reflection
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Ruter Residence Hall Lounge

    Reflection plays an important role in understanding the meaning and value of your experiences. What did you discover today that you didn’t know yesterday, or even two minutes ago? Did you encounter anything new that was challenging or surprising? How will these new ideas help you make the most of your time at Southwestern? Join the Mosaic student ambassadors for an opportunity to reflect on your experiences and learn from one another. Free Mosaic swag and snacks will be provided.


    First Lecture Series: Awakenings: Next Chapters, First College Papers, and a New Home with Dr. David Gaines, Professor of English
    7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Kurth Residence Hall Lounge

    An English professor and Southwestern’s Director of Fellowships and Scholarships reflects upon and converses about a few of the adventures, opportunities, and challenges new Pirates will be navigating.


    Karaoke Night
    8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | The Cove, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center

    Join us and sing the songs of yesterday, today, and tomorrow!

    Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC). 

  • Breakfast
    8:00 a.m - 9:30 a.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center 


    First-Year Seminar (FYS)
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Classrooms

    Consult the FYS classes/locations page for more information. Remember, FYS is a graded course and attendance is required.

     

     


    Lunch
    11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center 


    Lunch with VA Education Benefits Session
    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Dan Rather Room, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center 

    Students using VA Educational Benefits are invited to this meeting. Staff members and current VA students will be present to provide information about both the credit certification process as well as other important resources/personnel on campus. Please be sure to attend if you plan to utilize VA Education Benefits!


    Career FairStudent Employment Orientation
    1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Room 105, F.W. Olin Building

    Welcome, new SU first-years and transfers! Join us to learn about searching for on-campus and off-campus student employment and how to transition your high school resume to a college employment resume for best results. If you are eligible to work on campus as part of a financial aid package then you SHOULD attend!

    The Center for Career & Professional Development will host an Internship and Career Fair also featuring on campus and local positions during the first week of class, Wednesday, August 28th, in the Bishops Lounge from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


    Out-of-State Mixer
    3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Lynda and Marsha McCombs Ballrooms, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center 

    New to the Lone Star State? Come meet other out-of-state and international students while enjoying some mid-afternoon refreshments! This will be an informal mixing and mingling time between new and current out-of-state students, along with SU faculty and staff members who have also lived outside of Texas.


    Dinner
    5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center 


    Mosaic Reflection
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Kurth Residence Hall Lounge

    Reflection plays an important role in understanding the meaning and value of your experiences. What did you discover today that you didn’t know yesterday, or even two minutes ago? Did you encounter anything new that was challenging or surprising? How will these new ideas help you make the most of your time at Southwestern? Join the Mosaic student ambassadors for an opportunity to reflect on your experiences and learn from one another. Free Mosaic swag and snacks will be provided.


    Friday Night Live: Comedian Gina Brillon
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | The Cove, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center 

    Actress, comedian, and writer Gina Brillon was born and raised in Bronx, New York. She’s been a stand-up comic since she was 17 years old. She’s made appearances on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, E!’s Chelsea Lately, AXS’ Gotham Comedy Live, The View, and is the first (and only) Latina winner of NBC’s 2012 Stand up for Diversity Showcase. Join us for your first-ever Friday Night Live (FNL) with Comedian Gina Brillon!

    Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC).


    Mini-Golf To Go
    9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. | Bishops Lounge, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center 

    All the fun of mini-golf right on our campus! Join us in this 9 hole mini-golf course complete with obstacles and adventures. 

    Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC).

  • Brunch
    10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    TheatreIntroduction to Theater  Company
    1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Jones Theater, Sarofim School of Fine Arts

    This is an informal workshop for students who want to learn more about the Theater Department’s auditioning process. Auditions for plays and musicals produced by the Theater Department are open to ALL Southwestern students, regardless of major. Students interested in attending should come with one 1-2 minute monologue and/or one song from a musical. All material should be memorized and rehearsed. If you decide to bring a song, you must supply a taped accompaniment. This workshop is strongly suggested for all potential theater majors and/or students who think that they might want to audition for a production while attending Southwestern University.


    Dinner
    5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Cinematic Saturday: The Secret Life of Pets 2
    8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | The Cove, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center

    Join us for a FREE screening of The Secret Life of Pets 2 with fresh popcorn!

    Synopsis: Max and his pet friends explore the idyllic farm they now call home once their owner is absent. Hilarious circumstances ensue as the formerly urban denizens acquaint themselves with their new pastoral neighbors.

    Sponsored by Student Activities. 

     

     


    SU Bingo Night
    10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. | McCombs Ballrooms, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center

    Join us for a night of pirate themed bingo and win exciting back-to-school prizes!

    Sponsored by Student Activities and University Programming Council (UPC).

  • Brunch
    10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Dessert Before Dinner
    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Jones Lobby, Sarofim School of Fine Arts

    Join the Sarofim School of Fine Arts faculty, staff, and current students to learn more about classes, auditions, ensembles, and more. This is your opportunity to meet students, make friendships, relax before classes start, and eat some ice cream. All are welcome, majors and non-majors alike!


    Dinner
    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Mabee Commons, Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center


    Stained glassS’mores & Worship
    8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Julie Puett Howry Porch

    All are invited to come and enjoy s’mores, conversation, and worship. Members of several local churches will join us to discuss their faith communities’ activities and will help any who wish to get connected. For information on religious traditions not represented at S’mores & Worship, contact the Office of Religious Life at (512) 863-1527.