Wahpeton Welcome Week

Move in, get familiar with campus and kick off the academic year with a variety of fun activities during Wahpeton Welcome Week & New Student Orientation!

Events and times are subject to change. All scheduled activities & meals are FREE to students AND family members!

Connect with other new students on social media using the hashtag #New2NDSCS!

Saturday, August 24
TimeActivity
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.Customer Service Desk Open | Hektner Student Center
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.Bookstore Open | Hektner Student Center
10 a.m.New Student Move-In Begins: Please check-in directly at your residence hall.
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.Tool Drop-off | Visit ndscs.edu/tooldropoff or the Information Desk in Hektner Student Center for locations and times.
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Various offices open to answer your questions, address your concerns and help you finalize anything before the semester begins.
12 - 5 p.m.FREE BBQ Lunch | Hektner Student Center
12 - 8 p.m.Move-In Music | The Oval
2 - 4 p.m.Snow Cones | The Oval
2 - 4 p.m.Wildcat Willie Photo Opportunity | Hektner Student Center
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.FREE Picnic Dinner | The Oval
9 p.m.Outdoor Movie: The Fall Guy | The Oval | Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.
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Sunday, August 2
TimeActivity
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.Customer Service Desk Open | Hektner Student Center
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (drop in)Learn about Accessibility Services | Old Main 230A
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.FREE President's Brunch | Hektner Student Center
10 a.m.Move-In Continues
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.Bookstore open | Hektner Student Center
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.Caricature Artist | Hektner Student Center
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Various offices open to answer your questions, address your concerns and help you finalize anything before the semester begins.
12 - 4 p.m.Tool Drop-off | Visit ndscs.edu/tooldropoff or the Information Desk in Hektner Student Center for locations and times.
1 p.m. NDSCS Football opening home game vs Jamestown JV | Frank Vertin Field
4 p.m.New Student Orientation: ALL FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS MUST ATTEND! Walton, Schulz, Forkner, Riley report to The Alley in the Hektner Student Center and Nordgaard, Robertson, Commuter Students and Apartments/Townhomes report to the Harry Stern and Ella Stern Cultural Center
4 p.m.Dining Plans Begin | Wildcat Dining Room, Hektner Student Center
4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.Community Block Party - FREE food! | The Oval
9 p.m. - 12 a.m.Street Dance | Lot 2 (North of Old Main) | Must have Student I.D. Guests must be accompanied by an NDSCS student. (NO READMITTANCE.)
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Monday, August 26
TimeActivity
7:45 a.m.Campus Offices and Bookstore Open
12:30 p.m.New Student Academic Orientation | Various Locations
ALL FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS MUST ATTEND! 
4 p.m.CLASSES BEGIN
7 p.m.Residence Life Floor Meeting | Mandatory for all students living on campus. Meet with your RA on your floor.
7:30 - 10 p.m.Party on the Oval | The Oval |
Join us for games, music, food, and fun!
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Tuesday, August 27 - Friday, August 30
Tuesday, August 27 
 First Full Day of Classes
9 p.m.Hypnotist: Lizzy | Bremer Bank Theatre, Harry Stern & Ella Stern Cultural Center
MUST HAVE STUDENT ID! No late entry permitted.
Wednesday, August 28 
7 p.m.NDSCS Volleyball opening home game vs Mayville State | Blikre Activities Center
7:30 p.m.Student Athlete Orientation | Bremer Bank Theatre, Harry Stern & Ella Stern Cultural Center | Required for all student athletes!
8 - 10 p.m.Yoga Night | The Oval
MUST HAVE STUDENT ID! 
Mats available until gone or can bring your own mat and participate. 
Thursday, August 29 
9 p.m. - 12 a.m.Street Dance | Lot 2 (North of Old Main) |
MUST HAVE STUDENT ID! Guests must be accompanied by an NDSCS student. (NO READMITTANCE.)
Friday, August 30 
7 - 9 p.m. Tie Dye | The Oval
MUST HAVE STUDENT ID! 
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