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Welcome Week

Welcome Week is a fun and spirit-filled tradition for every Marymount student.  It celebrates the excitement of the school year ahead and allows you to reconnect with old friends as well as meet some new ones!  Check below for both our Welcome Week Schedule and Labor Day Weekend Schedule. 

Honors Students:  For more information on your program events please contact Dr. Stacy Lopresti-Goodman at sloprest@marymount.edu or visit the Honors Program site.


2016 Welcome Week Schedule

Friday, August 26

Time Event Location Description
3:00pm-4:00pm Convocation Rose Bente Lee Center, Verizon Arena Come be a part of a long-standing tradition to celebrate the new academic year and mark the transition to the Marymount University community.
4:00pm-6:00pm Convocation Reception Gerard Dining Hall Join us for a reception hosted by Dr. Shank immediately following the Convocation ceremony.
8:30pm-12:00am Lee Center Live Rose Bente Lee Center Come kick off your Welcome Week at Lee Center Live!  Enjoy arcade games, our headphone disco, and other activities with your fellow Saints.  Admission is free - just make sure to bring your Marymount ID! 

Saturday, August 27

Time Event Location Description
9:00am-1:00pm Farmers Market Gerard Front Lot Marymount has partnered with the Arlington-based nonprofit Field to Table Inc. to offer fresh fruits and vegetables, locally prepared baked goods, and specialty items.
11:00am-4:30pm National Harbor Trip Bus leaves from the Main House See the Potomac from 180 feet up!  Don't miss your chance to ride the Capital Wheel in National Habor.  Add in shopping, dining, and a beautiful view and this trip is not be missed!
1:00pm-6:00pm Tyson's Corner Trip Shuttle leaves from the Main House With over 300 stores and restaurants you are sure to find what you need at Tyson's Corner.
8:00pm-10:00pm Sean Kingston Concert Rose Bente Lee Center Verizon Arena Sean Kingston is coming to Marymount!  The show will begin at 8:30pm in the Verizon Arena, but be sure to arrive early to get a good spot!  Admission is free for Marymount students but make sure to bring your ID!  This event is co-sponsored by the Association for Campus Events and the Student Government Association.

Sunday, August 28

Time Event Location Description
10:00am Mass Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel  
4:30pm-6:30pm Athlete's Meeting Rose Bente Lee Center Verizon Arena Mandatory for all athletes
7:00pm Mass Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel  
8:00pm-10:00pm Welcome Back Party Ireton Lawn Contact ministry@marymount.edu

Monday, August 29

First Day of Class - Good Luck!
Time Event Location Description
5:00pm Food for the Soul Gerard Dining Hall Zones 1 & 2 Contact ministry@marymount.edu

Tuesday, August 30

Time Event Location Description
2:00om-4:00pm Engagement Fair Rose Bente Lee Center Atrium Want to get involved on campus?  Come to the Engagement Fair and meet representatives from Marymount's student clubs and check out other involvement opportunities.
2:00pm-4:00pm Chill Out with your Advisor Ireton Lawn Come meet your First Year Advisor!  There will be italian ice, music, and a raffle for a special prize!
4:00pm-6:00pm Lawn Games on Ireton Ireton Lawn  

Wednesday, August 31

Time Event Location Description
6:00pm-8:00pm Men & Women's Night Gerard Lobby and Backfield  

Thursday, September 1

Time Event Location Description
8:00pm Praise and Worship Hour Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel Contact ministry@marymount.edu
9:30pm Late Night Mass Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel Contact ministry@marymount.edu
  

2016 Labor Day Weekend Schedule

Friday, September 2

Time Event Location Description
3:30pm-5:00pm ISS Welcome Reception Ireton Lawn Join us to meet new students, enjoy international food, and learn about upcoming programs and opportunities to become more involved.  Open to all members of the Marymount community!  Sponsored by the International Club, International Student Services, and the Center for Global Education.
4:30pm-7:00pm MU Invitational Soccer Game Shuttle leaves from the Main House Come out and support the Women's Soccer Team as they take on Eastern Mennonite in the Marymount Invitational.
8:00pm-10:00pm ACE "First Friday" Rose Bente Lee Center Atrium  

Saturday, September 3

Time Event Location Description
4:30pm-7:00pm MU Invitational Soccer Game Shuttle leaves from the Main House Come out and support the Women's Soccer Team as they take on Emory & Henry in the Marymount Invitational.
9:00am-10:00pm Kings Dominion Trip Bus leaves from the Main House Grab a friend for the day and enjoy Virginia's Premier Themed Amusement Park.  Sign up for tickets in the Student Engagement Office on the second floor of the Lodge.

Sunday, September 4

Time Event Location Description
10:00am Mass Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel  
1:30pm-8:00pm Leesburg Outlets Trip Bus leaves from the Main House Need that special something for your room?  Don't miss this chance to visit over 110 retailers to find exactly what you are looking for!

Monday, September 5

Time Event  Location Description
11:30am-2:30pm Labor Day Picnic Ireton Lawn Join your RAs and Peer Mentors as they celebrate Labor Day with food, fun, and festivities on the Ireton Lawn.

 
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