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To kick-off both the fall and spring semesters, Mercy College provides a Week of Welcome, filled with a variety of programs and events.

Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to all Mercy College students.

The following schedule continues to be updated. Please be sure to visit this page again for additional details.

Fall 2019 Week of Welcome

Monday, August 26 through Friday, August 30

Monday, August 26 Week of Welcome Information Table
7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Jefferson Lobby (staffed) and Madison Lobby (unstaffed)

Hot Dogs with Top Dogs
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
McAuley Room

What Recruiters are Looking for in Applicants
1 to 2 p.m.
Location TBD

Notetaking Strategies
3:30 p.m.
Location TBD

Relaxation Break
Time and Location TBD
Tuesday, August 27 Week of Welcome Information Table
7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Jefferson Lobby (staffed) and Madison Lobby (unstaffed)

Mobile Farm courtesy of Duke Farm in Temperance, Michigan
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Green space near McAuley Room

Campus Fest
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
McAuley Room and adjacent green space

This is an opportunity for campus organizations and departments, as well as community organizations and business, to promote their involvement and engagement opportunities to Mercy College students.

If your organization, department, or business would like to have a table at Campus Fest, please complete the online registration by Friday, August 16: Campus Fest Registration.

Maximizing Empower
Time and Location TBD

Social Media Session
4:30 p.m.
Location TBD

Relaxation Break
5 p.m.
Location TBD
Wednesday, August 28 Week of Welcome Information Table
7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Jefferson Lobby (staffed) and Madison Lobby (unstaffed)

Back to School Bingo
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Jefferson 3302/3304
Pizza and dessert will be provided.

Bystander Intervention Workshop
12:30 p.m.
Location TBD

Textbook Strategies
4:45 p.m.
Location TBD

Relaxation Break
Time and Location TBD
Thursday, August 29 Week of Welcome Information Table
7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Jefferson Lobby (staffed) and Madison Lobby (unstaffed)

Personal Finance Strategies
1 p.m.
Location TBD

Board Games and Banana Splits
3:30 to 7:30 p.m.
McAuley Room
Traditional board games, video games, video board games, cards, etc.

Video games will include Fortnite, Overwatch, and APEX Legends

Relaxation Break
Time and Location TB
Friday, August 30 Service and Subs
Time and Location TBD

Toledo Mud Hens v. Louisville Bats Game ($)
7:05 p.m.
Fifth Third Field

Tickets are $5 each and students may purchase up to two tickets. To purchase tickets, please see Deanna Vatan in Student Life or Shelly Clark in the Testing Center. Both offices are located on Madison 5th floor.

Spring 2020 Week of Welcome

Monday, January 13 through Friday, January 17

Details will be available in November 2019.

For questions about Week of Welcome and additional details, contact Deanna Vatan at the information below.