Welcome Week 2019

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Saturday, August 10

Location: Swinton Campus Center

Must move in by the last name during your designated time:

Last Name Beginning with A-H: 8:30 am- 10:30 am

Last Name Beginning with I-P: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Last Name Beginning with Q -Z: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Helms Plaza (Right side of Library)

Students and families – enjoy lunch on us outside the Campus Center. Food, fun, music, and family!

Location: Student Dining Hall

Location: Swinton Campus Center, 2nd Floor

Enjoy an evening of games, music, prizes, snacks and Grocery Bingo!

Sunday, August 11

Location: Student Dining Hall

Meet at Swinton Campus Center Roundabout

Let’s take a trip! Students are responsible for all shopping expenses. Transportation will be provided.

Residence Halls

Do you know your neighbor? Residential Life will host mandatory meetings in each dorm. This is a great time to meet your neighbors and review important information.

Monday, August 12

Student Dining Hall

Location: Antisdel Chapel

An interactive session filled with icebreakers and team-building activities facilitated by the NSO leaders.

Location: Student Dining Hall

Location: Antisdel Chapel

Facilitated by: Dr. Janeen Witty, Dr. Kimberly Haynes-Stephens and Academic Affairs personnel

Location: Antisdel Chapel

Facilitated by: Dr. Emmanuel Lalande and Enrollment Management personnel

Location: Campus Wide

These important sessions will introduce you to a variety of departments on campus that will assist you with your continued enrollment at Benedict College. You are required to attend each of these sessions with your assigned NSO group.

Associated Units/Departments:

  • Career Pathways Initiative and Service-Learning (Antisdel Chapel)
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships (FAHC 104)
  • IT Services (Little Theatre)
  • Student Accounts (Starks I / R and L)

Location: Campus Wide

Associated Units/Departments:

  • Career Pathways Initiative and Service-Learning (Antisdel Chapel)
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships (FAHC 104)
  • IT Services (Little Theatre)
  • Student Accounts (Starks I / R and L)

Location: Campus Wide

Associated Units/Departments:

  • Career Pathways Initiative and Service-Learning (Antisdel Chapel)
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships (FAHC 104)
  • IT Services (Little Theatre)
  • Student Accounts (Starks I / R and L)

Location: Campus Wide

Associated Units/Departments:

  • Career Pathways Initiative and Service-Learning (Antisdel Chapel)
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships (FAHC 104)
  • IT Services (Little Theatre)
  • Student Accounts (Starks I / R and L)

 

Location: Student Dining Hall

Tuesday, August 13

Location: Student Dining Hall

Location: Swinton Campus Center

Must Move-In by the Last name during your designated time:

Last Name Beginning with A-H: 8:30 am- 10:30 am

Last Name Beginning with I-P: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Last Name Beginning with Q-Z: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Antisdel Chapel

Facilitated by: Mr. Gary E. Knight and Student Affairs personnel

Location: Campus Wide

These important rotating sessions will introduce you to best practices for personal safety on and off campus as well as discuss college policies that ensure a safe learning environment. During this time, your assigned NSO group will attend one of the following sessions. Throughout the day groups will attend the specified session during that time.

Associated Units/Departments:

  • Counseling and Self-Development Services (Starks L)
  • Tigers on Alert (FAHC 104)
  • Campus Safety (Antisdel Chapel)
  • Student Health Services (Starks I / R)
  • Freshman Focus (Little Theatre)

Location: Campus Wide

Associated Units/Departments:

  • Counseling and Self-Development Services (Starks L)
  • Tigers on Alert (FAHC 104)
  • Campus Safety (Antisdel Chapel)
  • Student Health Services (Starks I / R)
  • Freshman Focus (Little Theatre)

Location: Student Dining Hall

Associated Units/Departments:

  • Counseling and Self-Development Services (Starks L)
  • Tigers on Alert (FAHC 104)
  • Campus Safety (Antisdel Chapel)
  • Student Health Services (Starks I / R)
  • Freshman Focus (Little Theatre)

Location: Campus Wide

Associated Units/Departments:

  • Counseling and Self-Development Services (Starks L)
  • Tigers on Alert (FAHC 104)
  • Campus Safety (Antisdel Chapel)
  • Student Health Services (Starks I / R)
  • Freshman Focus (Little Theatre)

Location: Campus Wide

Associated Units/Departments:

  • Counseling and Self-Development Services (Starks L)
  • Tigers on Alert (FAHC 104)
  • Campus Safety (Antisdel Chapel)
  • Student Health Services (Starks I / R)
  • Freshman Focus (Little Theatre)

Location: Student Dining Hall

Wednesday, August 14

Location: Student Dining Hall

Location: Swinton Campus Center

Must Move-In by the Last name during your designated time:

Last Name Beginning with A-H: 8:30 am- 10:30 am

Last Name Beginning with I- P: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Last Name Beginning with Q-Z: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Student Dining Hall

During dining hours Mr. Steven Mootry, Black College Today, Inc. will provide free college giveaways!

Location: Antisdel Chapel

Did you know that Benedict College is a Smoke-Free campus? This session will provide students with an overview of the short and long-term health effects of Tobacco use. You will also receive information about the SC state laws about marijuana from our guest facilitator Ms. Taquania Davis, Prisma Health.

Location: Student Dining Hall

featuring a Dress for Success Fashion Show

Location(s): Little Theatre (Males), Antisdel Chapel (Females)

Empowerment sessions designed to motivate and uplift first year students.

Thursday, August 15

Location: Student Dining Hall

Location: Antisdel Chapel/Campus Wide

An opportunity for students to meet the deans, academic advisers, and faculty within their degree program tracks.

School of Arts and Sciences (Antisdel Chapel)

The Tyrone Adam Burroughs School of  Business and Entrepreneurship (Little Theatre)

School of Education, Health, and Human Services (FAHC 104)   

Location: Campus Wide

Your NSO Leader will help you find your classrooms so you are ready for your first day of class. Be sure to bring your class schedule!

Location: Student Dining Hall

Come out and meet the 2019-2020 Student Government Association and Royal Court members! Plus enjoy some cool and refreshing ice cream! 

featuring SGA, Royal Court, Greek Life, Marching Band,Athletics, and Campus Orgs.           

Location: HRC Arena

Livin’ our BEST life! Join us for our pre-class pep rally/expo featuring BC’s SGA, Royal Court, Greek Life, Campus Organizations, Marching Band, Athletics, and so much more! 

Location: Student Dining Hall

Location: HRC Arena

Come out and enjoy a movie on the big screen! Snacks will be provided! This event is free and open to all Benedict College students with a valid school ID.

Friday, August 16

Location: Student Dining Hall

 

Location: Swinton Campus Center, 2nd Floor

Check out #TheBESTofBC! The College Vendor and Resource Fair is designed to provide information from across the campus of the many services available throughout the college community. Stop by the resource table to ask questions and get info from faculty and staff. The fair will also feature community vendors with all types of products for sale. 

 

Location: Student Dining Hall

Location: HRC Arena/Pool

Cool down and join us for an afternoon of sun, fun, and music!

Location: Student Dining Hall

Location: HRC Arena

One night only! Come dressed to impress in your most creative all-white attire to dance the night away! Wireless headphones will be provided. This event is free and open to all Benedict College students with a valid school ID.

Saturday, August 17

Location: Student Dining Hall

Location: HRC Arena/Activities Field

Meet some of your new classmates while enjoying a dose of friendly competition. Whether you enjoy 3-legged races, tug-of-war, water balloon toss, or simply just hanging out.  Join us and may the odds be ever in your favor!

Location: Student Dining Hall

Location: HRC Arena

Got Game? Sign-up for a night of friendly intramural basketball games. Teams must be comprised of 5 student players. This event is free and open to all Benedict College students with a valid school ID.

Sunday, August 18

Location: Antisdel Chapel

An inclusive contemporary worship experience for all first year students to get their minds and spirits right for a new academic year. Our guest preacher will BC’s proud Alumnus, Reverend John T. Langley

 

Location: Student Dining Hall

Location: Student Dining Hall