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. 

2017 Welcome Week Schedule

Friday, August 25

Time Event Location Description
4:00pm - 5:00pm 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.
5:30pm -7:00pm Convocation Reception Gerard Dining Hall Join us for a reception hosted by Dr. Shank immediately following the Convocation ceremony.
9:30pm - Midnight Club Library Reinsch Library Come kick off your Welcome Week at Club Library!  Enjoy dancing with DJ James and  two food trucks will be on hand.  Come and enjoy the evening with your fellow Saints.  Admission is free - just make sure to bring your Marymount ID! 

Saturday, August 26

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.
8:00pm - Midnight Baywatch Pool Party Rose Bente Lee Center Verizon Arena Come have some fun with your fellow Saints.  We're having a great pool party with food, and lots of fun activities!  Admission is free for Marymount students but make sure to bring your ID!  

Sunday, August 27

Time Event Location Description
10:00am Mass Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel  
 2:00 pm & 3:00 pm Target Shuttle Shuttle leaves from the Main House Depart Target at 3:30pm and 4:30pm to return to Marymount
6:00pm Mass Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel  
7:00pm Welcome Back Party Ireton Lawn Contact
7:00pm - 9:00pm Women's Volleyball Blue and White Scrimmage Lee Center  

Monday, August 28

First Day of Class - Good Luck!
Time Event Location Description
5:00pm Food for the Soul Gerard Dining Hall Zones 1 & 2 Guest Speaker: Rick Beckwith from Young Life.  Topic: Living your faith in College. Contact for more info.
9:00pm - 10:30pm Gina Brillon (Comedian) Bernie's Gina has appeared on E!'s Chelsea Lately and the View. Admission is free!

Tuesday, August 29

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.
7:00pm-9:00pm Zero Shades of Gray (Sexual Assult Prevention) Movie Reinsch Library Auditorium  

Wednesday, August 30

Time Event Location Description
Noon - 2:00pm Internship and Job Fair Ireton Lawn  
9:00pm Blizzard of Bucks (Game Show) Reinsch Library Auditorium Wacky Stunts for Cash Prizes.  Audience Participation encouraged!

Thursday, August 31

Time Event Location Description
9:00pm Kawan DeBose (Singer/Band) Bernie's Appeared on The Voice (2017)

Friday, September 1

Time Event Location Description
3:30pm-5:00pm International Student Services 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!  

Saturday, September 2

Time Event Location Description
 12:15 pm Tanger Outlets Shuttle leaves from the Main House Shop until you drop at the Tanger Outlets.  The Shuttle departs Tanger Outlet to return to MU at 5:00 pm.

Sunday, September 3

Time Event Location Description
10:00am Mass Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel  Scheduled Sunday Mass                  

Monday, September 4

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.