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Welcome Weekend Schedule

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Information as of September 17, 2021

Note: Information is subject to change so be sure to refresh this webpage each time you visit.

Unless otherwise noted below, Welcome Weekend is open to all students and families from:

  • Class of 2025 (first year students)
  • Class of 2024 (sophomores)
  • 2021 transfer students starting their first quarter of classes this fall
  • 2020 transfer students who started their first quarter of classes last fall

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Although the Welcome Weekend schedule does not state times for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the hours listed below outline when the main dining hall (Marketplace) and satellite locations (Cellar Market and Fresh Bytes) are open from morning to the evening so you may eat meals at whatever times are most convenient for you

Click here to view full details about dining hall hours, ordering, and dining points.

Friday, September 17, 2021

Sophomore Welcome Programming

Residence Hall Move-in for Sophomores

  • Move-in details has been emailed from the Housing Office to each student individually.
  • This date is for all sophomores.

Residence Hall Move-in for 2021 Transfer Students

  • Move-in details has been emailed from the Housing Office to each student individually.
  • This date is for 2021 transfer students starting their first quarter of classes this fall.

Men's Soccer vs Houston Baptist University

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Residence Hall Move-In for First Year Students

Welcome Weekend Help Desk

  • 8:30 am - 2:00 pm @ Santa Clara Mall
  • Located between Kenna Hall and Benson Memorial Center.
  • Students, parents, and families are not required to check in yet you are welcome to stop by the Help Desk if you have any questions about Welcome Weekend.

Get Organized! Vendor Fair

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Santa Clara Mall
  • Located between Kenna Hall and Benson Memorial Center.
  • Open to students, parents, and families.

Open Houses

Tours of the University Library

  • 12:00 pm @ Meet at the main entrance of the University Library
  • 1:00 pm @ Meet at the main entrance of the University Library
  • Note these are 2 time slots for the same tour so you only need to select one or the other.
  • Open to students, parents, and families.

Transfer Students Picture

  • 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm @ Abby Sobrato Mall
  • Located in front of the Mission Church.
  • Open to both 2021 and 2020 transfer students.
  • Parents and families may view from the side.

Campus Tours for Transfer Students

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Meet at Abby Sobrato Mall
  • This tour is to help point out academic buildings and classrooms and not a full campus tour.
  • Open to both 2021 and 2020 transfer students.
  • Campus tours for first year students and sophomores are on Sunday starting at 1:00pm.

Community Conversations

University Welcome

Class of 2025 Picture

  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Abby Sobrato Mall
  • Located in front of the Mission Church.
  • Parents and families may view from the side.

New Student Welcome Receptions

SCU Live!

  • 8:00 pm and 9:00 pm (2 shows) @ Mayer Theatre
  • A variety hour that introduces students to the performing arts at Santa Clara.
  • Performance by current students from the departments of Music and Theater & Dance as well as performance arts student clubs.
  • Seating is limited to the first 170 people per show.
  • Open to students, parents, and families.

Campus Carnival

  • 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm @ Lawns surrounding Benson Memorial Center
  • Activities including inflatables, outdoor games, DJ, and food.
  • Open to students, parents, and families.

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Residence Hall Move-in for 2020 Transfer Students

  • Move-in details has been emailed from the Housing Office to each student individually.
  • This date is for 2020 transfer students who started their first quarter of classes last fall.

Welcome Liturgy

Farewell Reception for Families

Campus Tours for First Years & Sophomores

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Meet at the fountain by Benson Memorial Center
  • Tours start at 1:00pm but stop by anytime before 4:00pm.
  • This tour is to help point out academic buildings and classrooms and not a full campus tour.
  • Open to both first year students and sophomores.

Men's Soccer vs Dixie State University

Family Program Ends

  • 4:00 pm

RLC Community Meetings

Dinner

Customize Your Home

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Lawns surrounding Benson Memorial Center
  • Activities including Build-Your-Own Flower Bouquet, Paint a Vase, Paint a Mug, Tie-Dye Bed Sheets, Photo Print Outs, Redbubble Stickers, Customized Street Signs, and food.
  • For students only.

Places of Interest Around Campus

ACCESS Card Office

General information:

Hours:

  • Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bronco Corner Bookstore

General information:

Hours:

  • Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Housing Office

General information:

Hours:

  • Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Malley Fitness & Recreation Center

General information:

Hours:

  • Friday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mission Church

General information:

  • Click here for the Mission Church website.
  • Location: Mission Church
  • Stands at the center of campus religious and spiritual life to welcome Roman Catholic liturgy, spiritual observance, and other activities appropriate to the University’s purpose as a Catholic, Jesuit institution of higher learning.

Hours:

  • Friday: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Saturday: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sunday: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

One Stop: Enrollment Services Center

General information:

Hours:

  • Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed
For More Information

Contact: Tedd Vanadilok
tvanadilok@scu.edu