Saturday, August 20
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Brunch Available
Continental breakfast will be served. Bring your student ID card.
Noon - 4 p.m. | Bookstore Open
Long Student Center, Main Level
12:30 - 4 p.m. | Business Office Open
Denious Hall 116
Visit with Business Office staff members to ask questions or handle business matters.
12:30 - 4 p.m. | Financial Aid Office Open
Denious Hall 116
Visit with Financial Aid Office staff members to ask questions or handle financial aid matters.
1 - 3 p.m. | ID Center Open
Long Student Center, Main Floor
Visit the ID Center if you haven’t received your student ID.
1 - 2 p.m. | Residence Halls Open for New Students
Residence Hall Lobbies
Meet Residence Life staff in your residence hall lobby to check you into your new home away from home. Move-In Crew volunteers will be available to assist you, and your Wildcat Welcome orientation leaders will meet you on your residence hall floor. Check-in will begin at Parmenter Hall. Please have student ID ready.
1 - 3 p.m. | Fraternity & Sorority Life Information Tables
Residence Halls & Long Student Center Lobby
Visit one of the information tables in the residence hall lobbies or the Long Student Center lobby to learn more about fraternity and sorority life at Baker University.
3 - 5 p.m. | Sorority Houses Open for New Students & Family Members
Sorority houses will be open for all new students and their families. We encourage you to take a walking tour of the three Panhellenic Council sorority chapter houses. You can meet the house directors, see the common living areas as well as the members’ rooms, and ask questions of current members! Maps can be obtained at a Sorority Life information table in the residence hall lobbies or the Long Student Center lobby.
- Alpha Chi Omega – 403 Eighth St.
- Delta Delta Delta – 816 Fremont
- Zeta Tau Alpha – 503 Ninth St.
- Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. – Alumni Center
3 - 5 p.m. | Fraternity Houses Open for New Students & Family Members
After you’ve unpacked, feel free to visit any of the Interfraternity Council fraternities during open houses. Maps can be obtained at a Fraternity Life information table in the residence hall lobbies or the Long Student Center lobby.
- Delta Tau Delta – 604 Fifth St.
- Kappa Sigma – 1215 Eighth St.
- Sigma Phi Epsilon – 412 Sixth St.
- Zeta Chi – 903 Eighth St.
5 - 7 p.m. | Back 2 School Picnic, Best of Baldwin, & Involvement Fair
North Side of Long Student Center
Stop by this annual Wildcat Welcome event and learn how you can get involved on campus and what businesses have to offer in Baldwin City! With more than 50 student organizations and many businesses, there’s an opportunity waiting for you. This meal is free for everyone.
7 p.m. | Mandatory Residence Hall Area Meetings
Residence Life staff members will discuss what living in a residence hall is like. Topics will include roommates, community building, programming and tips for how to make the hall your home away from home.
8 - 9 p.m. | Campus Feud
Campus Feud is the college version of the classic TV game show Family Feud. This exciting event will keep the audience on their toes as they compete through a series of questions. Will you be a lucky contestant who can win cash? Don’t miss out!
9 p.m. | Wildcat Wobble Dance Party
What better way to end day one of Wildcat Welcome then jamming out to your favorite songs with new friends at the Wildcat Wobble Dance Party? Get ready to bust out your favorite dance moves!