Weeks of Welcome 2018

Thursday, September 6

Chaplain’s Office Open House
2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Chaplain’s Office

Board on the Mall
2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
College Mall

Coalition on Multicultural Engagement (CME) Cookout
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Chaplain’s House

Friday, September 7

Tiki Time
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Brune Patio

Wrigley the Therapy Dog
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge

Saturday, September 8

Game Day food specials in the cafeteria and Bluejays’ Roost!

Women’s Soccer v. Concordia University
3:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Men’s Soccer v. Dominican University
7:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Sunday, September 9

Sunday Worship
12:00 p.m.
Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel

Monday, September 10

Commuter Coffee
9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Frick Center, Fireplace

Chipotle BOGO FREE with your Jaypass
10:45 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Chipotle on York Road and Schiller St.

September 10-15

Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority Recruitment

Tuesday, September 11

Game day food specials in the cafeteria and Bluejays’ Roost!

Sorority & Fraternity Life Fair
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Prospect Room

Study Away Fair
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge

Sept. 11 Remembrance Vigil
5:00 p.m.
Steps of the Chapel

Women’s Soccer v. Aurora University
7:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Wednesday, September 12

Game Day food specials in the cafeteria and Bluejays’ Roost!

Opening Mass
12:00 p.m.
Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel

Jays on the Mall
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
College Mall

Chaplain’s Office Wayfinders
6:30 p.m.
Chaplain’s House
Student-led discussion on finding your values and morals, all over a homecooked meal!

Bonfire
7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Brune Patio

Men’s Soccer v. Benedictine University
8:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Thursday, September 13

Mini Golf on the Mall
2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
(Rain site: Founders Lounge)

Friday, September 14

Tiki Time
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Brune Patio

September 14-16

Sorority Formal Recruitment

Saturday, September 15

Game day food specials in the cafeteria and Bluejays’ Roost!

First Home Football Game v. Augustana
1:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

September 15-16

Sorority Formal Recruitment

Sunday, September 16

Game day food specials in the cafeteria and Bluejays’ Roost!

Sunday Worship
12:00 p.m.
Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel

Women’s Soccer v. MacMurray College
2:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Monday, September 17

Chipotle BOGO FREE with your Jaypass
10:45 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Chipotle on York Road and Schiller St.

CME: CULTURE FEST Opening Reception
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Fireplace

September 17-21

Fraternity Recruitment

Tuesday, September 18

Finding Your Moral Compass
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m
Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel

CME: Culture Fest
Identities Like Me (Panel)
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge
Learn about the experiences of students in our cultural organizations.
FREE FOOD!

Wednesday, September 19

Free 15-Minute Massage
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge

Jays on the Mall
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
College Mall

Chopstick Demonstration
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Frick Center, Blume Board Room
Stop by and learn about the history of chopsticks and practice using them.
FREE FOOD!

Thursday, September 20

Intercultural Gala: Invitation Only
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Alexander Room
Join us for an evening of cultural celebration. Limited RSVP
For more information contact: diversityandinclusion@elmhurst.edu.

Friday, September 21

Tiki Time
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Brune Patio (Rain site: Cafeteria)

International Day of Gaming
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Blume Board Room
Learn and play games from around the world.
FREE FOOD!

Sophomore Success Workshop
2:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Alexander Room

Saturday, September 22

Game day food specials in the cafeteria and Bluejays’ Roost!

Football Game v. Carroll
1:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Men’s Soccer v. Kalamazoo College
5:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Sunday, September 23

Illinois Holocaust Museum Trip
10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Chaplain’s Office
Contact the Chaplain’s Office for details

Monday, September 24

Chipotle BOGO FREE with your Jaypass
10:45 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Chipotle on York Road and Schiller St.

Tuesday, September 25

Game day food specials in the cafeteria and Bluejays’ Roost!

Building Sukkah
12:00 p.m.
Kranz Forum (outside of Frick Center)
In the Jewish Tradition of building a house of peace for all students on campus.

Men’s Soccer v. Univ. of Chicago
7:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Wednesday, September 26

Game day food specials in the Cafeteria and Bluejays’ Roost!

Jays on the Mall
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
College Mall

César Chávez Intercultural Lecture
4:00 p.m.
Founders Lounge

Women’s Volleyball Game v. Carroll
7:00 p.m.
Faganel Hall

Thursday, September 27

Rec Rally
12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Faganel Hall, Tyrrell Fitness Center
Come spend some time at the Tyrrell Fitness Center with Campus Recreation as part of Weeks of Welcome. You’ll learn about the available equipment and the workouts you can complete in the fitness center, win prizes in the gym, or spend some time playing a number of games in our open gym space. You also can learn more about upcoming Intramural events!

Friday, September 28

Wrigley the Therapy Dog
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge

Tiki Time
10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Brune Patio

Saturday, September 29

Game day food specials in the cafeteria and Bluejays’ Roost!

Men’s Soccer v. Carthage College
5:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Women’s Soccer v. Carthage College
7:30 p.m.
Langhorst Field


Past Events

Monday, August 27

Student Activities Get Involved Table
9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Frick Center, Fireplace
Stop by for information about campus events and getting involved.

Commuter Coffee
9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Frick Center, Fireplace
Attention commuter students! Stop into the Frick Center to grab some coffee or tea before class!

Campus Security Office–Car Registration
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Back to School Bash
2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
College Mall/Patio (Rain site: Founders Lounge)
Come meet new friends, listen to music from student radio station WRSE-FM, and enjoy some snow cone treats!

Auditions for The Pajama Game
6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Mill Theatre
visit elmhurst.edu/milltheatre for details
Learn a short dance routine, sing 16 bars of a song, and perform a monologue. Prepared song and monologues are ideal, but cuttings are available if you need them.
For more info. contact ectheatre@elmhurst.edu.

Tuesday, August 28

Student Activities Get Involved Table
9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Frick Center, Fireplace

Commuter Coffee
9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Frick Center, Fireplace

Campus Security Office–Car Registration
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Fireplace

Hot Dogs with the Cabinet
11:45 a.m.
College Mall
Come grab a hot dog with President VanAken’s Cabinet.

Ice Cream with SGA
11:00 a.m.
College Mall
Come meet your Student Government Association Board on the Brune Patio and pick up an application!

Foot Billiards and Cotton Candy
2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
College Mall

Wednesday, August 29

Jays on the Mall
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
College Mall
Bring friends and meet friends playing soccer, spikeball, football and other outdoor games.

Thursday, August 30

Taste of Elmhurst
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
College Mall
Get involved on campus by joining a club or organization! Visit with over 80 different groups and find the best fit for you!

Chill At The Mill
4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Mill Theatre
Meet and greet! Enjoy some snacks and get involved in theatre and dance at the Mill Theatre this season.

Western Night
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
College Mall
Here’s your chance to learn how to line and square dance with our western caller!

Friday, August 31

Game day food specials in the cafeteria and Bluejays’ Roost. Let’s celebrate our athletic teams!

Tiki Time
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Brune Patio
Cool off with a refreshing drink from Chartwells in an awesome Tiki cup! Use your Jaypass/cash/debit/credit card!

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Meet
5:00 p.m.
Eldridge Park

Women’s Soccer v. Dominican University
5:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Men’s Soccer v. Loras College
7:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Movie on the Mall
(Dusk)
Sponsored by Residence Life.

Sunday, September 2

Game day food specials in the cafeteria and Bluejays’ Roost!

Men’s Soccer v. St. Norbert College
1:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Monday, September 3

Chipotle BOGO FREE with your Jaypass
10:45 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Chipotle on York Road and Schiller St.

Free Movie Monday
11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
Classic Cinemas York Theatre
150 N. York Road
Free with your Jaypass! Sponsored by Union Board.

Ice Cream Party
6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Chaplain’s Office

Tuesday, September 4

Game Day food specials in the cafeteria and Bluejays’ Roost!

Chill with Union Board
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Brune Patio

Board on the Mall
2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
College Mall
Pick your favorite jumbo-sized board games to play on the Mall with friends!

Women’s Volleyball Game v. Lake Forest
7:00 p.m.
Faganel Hall

Wednesday, September 5

Free 15-Minute Massage
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge
First come, first served basis. The first weeks of school can be stressful – come relax!

Jays on the Mall
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
College Mall

Hypnotist Jim Wand
9:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge
End your day with entertainment from Jim Wand, the famous hypnotist!

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