Required Events

Please take special note of the following required meetings during Welcome Week.

Presidential Welcome to New Students & Parents
Saturday, Aug. 26, 4 p.m.
Rodeheaver Auditorium
Casual attire is appropriate.
This meeting is not required, but we strongly encourage new students to attend.

Opening Exercises
Monday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m.
Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium
New students meet at Rodeheaver Auditorium by 6:40 p.m.
Formal/Sunday attire is appropriate.
There are no assigned seats for the opening exercises.

New and Transfer Student Seminar
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 8:30 a.m.
Stratton Hall
Class attire is appropriate.
For all new and transfer undergraduate students.  You are asked to arrange your work schedule to attend.

Returning Student Seminar
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 9:45 a.m.
Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium
Class attire is appropriate.
For all undergraduate students previously enrolled in BJU. You are asked to arrange your work schedule to attend.

Chapel
Tuesday, Aug 29, 11 a.m.
Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium
Class attire is appropriate.
Please check e-mail or StudentCentral for your chapel seat assignment.

New Student Orientation
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2 p.m.
Freshmen meet in Stratton Hall
Transfer students meet in Alumni 116
Class attire is appropriate.
For all new and transfer undergraduate students.  You are asked to arrange your work schedule to attend.

Evangelistic Meeting
Tuesday, Aug 29, 7 p.m.
Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium
Formal/Sunday attire is appropriate.
Please sit in your assigned chapel seat.
You may request permission to sit with your non-student spouse. Choose type “Exemption,” choose “Evangelistic Service – Tuesday,”  choose “Other” as your reason, and in the Notes field at the bottom, indicate that you are sitting with your spouse, and you will be excused from your regular chapel seat.

Chapel
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 11 a.m.
Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium
Class attire is appropriate.

Please sit in your assigned chapel seat.

Evangelistic Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 7 p.m.
Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium
Formal/Sunday attire is appropriate.
Please sit in your assigned chapel seat.
You may request permission to sit with your non-student spouse. Choose type “Exemption,” choose “Evangelistic Service – Wednesday,”  choose “Other” as your reason, and in the Notes field at the bottom, indicate that you are sitting with your spouse, and you will be excused from your regular chapel seat.

Chapel
Thursday, Aug. 31, 11 a.m.
Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium
Class attire is appropriate.

Please sit in your assigned chapel seat.

Society Meetings
Friday, Sept. 1, 11 a.m.
Class attire is appropriate.
New students may attend any society of your gender this week and next week before choosing your society on Saturday, Sept. 9.
Society meeting locations are posted on the intranet.

Need to miss something?  Click here for more information.

A complete list of welcome week events for returning students is available online.