Welcome Week 2014

Aug 20 to 24, 2014
All sorts of fun activities go on during Welcome Week at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida. Welcome Week 2013 begins August 21.

WELCOME WEEK 2014

Student Schedule*

*Parent schedule will follow;  Please note: Schedules are subject to change.

Wednesday, Aug. 20

  • 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. New Student Check-in and Move-in (TBD)
  • 5-8 p.m. Dinner on your own (various campus locations are open) 
  • 9:09 p.m. Coffeehouse (Greene Complex Lawn)

Thursday, Aug. 21

  • 9 a.m.-5 p.m. New Student Check-in and  Move-in (TBD)
  • 4-5 p.m. Transfer Event
  • 5-7 p.m. Dinner on your own (various on campus locations to choose from)
  • 7-8:30 p.m. Opening Rally (Rubin Arena)
  • 8:30-11 p.m. “Social Sphere" (Various locations)

Friday, Aug. 22

  • 8-10 a.m. Fish Group Breakfast (Fraser Dining Hall)
  • 9-10 a.m. Honors Breakfast and Orientation (Weyenberg Common Room); Developing Christian Leaders Cohort Breakfast (TBD)
  • 10-11 a.m. Academic Open House (assigned classrooms)
  • 11 a.m.-noon Blue Group - Lunch (various on campus locations); White Group/ Transfers/Commuters - Community Values (Rubin Arena)
  • Noon-1 p.m. Blue Group - Community Values (Rubin Arena); White Group - Lunch (various locations)
  • Noon-1 p.m. Transfer/Commuter Lunch (Greene Complex Lawn)
  • 1-4 p.m. 'Fish Group Time (assigned classrooms)
  • 4-6:30 p.m. Good-bye Dinner With Your Parents (various locations)
  • 6:30 p.m. Local buses head to Rinker Athletic Campus (RAC); meet at Rubin Arena
  • 7-9 p.m. RAC-reaction (volleyball tournament and more; Rinker Athletic Campus)
  • 8:15-9:15 p.m. PBA Alumni Association will serve complimentary popcorn and shaved ice (Rinker Athletic Campus)
  • 9-11 p.m. Rally and Movie (Rinker Athletic Campus)

 Saturday, Aug. 23

  • 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Workship (Meet at the Greene Complex)
  • 1-2 p.m. Lunch with your 'Fish Group (various locations)
  • 2-5 p.m. 'Fish Group Time (assigned classrooms) 
  • 5-6 p.m. Dinner with your 'Fish Group (various locations)
  • 6-8 p.m. 'Fish Group Time (assigned classrooms)
  • 8-9 p.m. Rally (Rubin Arena)
  • 9:30 p.m.-midnight Rock ‘n’ Bowl (Palm Beach Strike Zone)

Sunday, Aug. 24

  • 9:30-11 a.m. Worship Service (Rubin Arena)
  • 11 a.m. - noon Brunch (Fraser Dining Hall) 
  • Noon-1:30 p.m. 'Fish Group Time (classrooms)
  • 1:30-3:30 p.m. 'Fish School Judging (classroom)
  • 4-6 p.m. Lip Sync Competition (Rubin Arena)
  • 6-7 p.m. Dinner on your own (various campus locations)
  • 7-9 p.m. Closing Service (DeSantis Family Chapel)  

Parent Schedule

Wednesday, Aug. 20

  • 9 a.m.-5 p.m. New Student Check-in and Move-in (TBD)
  • 5-8 p.m. Dinner on your own (various locations on campus)

Thursday, Aug. 21

  • 9 a.m.-5 p.m. New Student Check-in and Move-in (TBD)
  • 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner on your own (various campus locations)
  • 7-8 p.m. Opening Rally (Rubin Arena)
  • 8-9:30 p.m. President’s Ice Cream Social (Fraser Dining Hall)

Friday, Aug. 22

  • 8-10 a.m. 'Fish Group Breakfast (Fraser Dining Hall)
  • 9-10 a.m. Honors Breakfast and Orientation (Weyenberg Common Room); Developing Christian Leaders Cohort Breakfast (TBD)
  • 10-11 a.m. Academic School Open House (assigned classrooms)
  • 11 a.m.-noon Blue Group - Lunch (various on campus locations) White Group/ Transfers/Commuters - Community Values (Rubin Arena)
  • Noon-1 p.m. Blue Group - Community Values (Rubin Arena); White Group - Lunch (various locations)
  • Noon-1 p.m. Transfer/Commuter Lunch (Greene Complex Lawn)
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. "How to Write the Next Chapter" (DeSantis Family Chapel)
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. Concert of Prayer (DeSantis Family Chapel)
  • 4-6:30 p.m. Good-bye Dinner With Your Student

 

Event Information

Palm Beach Atlantic University
901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, Florida 33414
Welcome_Week@pba.edu
  • Contact Us:
  • 901 S. Flagler Drive,
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
  • 888-GO-TO-PBA
    888-468-6722