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Welcome Week 2017

Sunday August 20
10:00pm-12:00am                             Late Night Breakfast [Gordy Dining Center]
On the eve of the first day of classes, when everyone’s last-minute unpacking is drawing to a close, join us for Late Night Breakfast. People talk, hangout, listen to music and eat tasty breakfast food served by professors, administrators, staff and coaches.

Monday, August 21
11:00am-2:00pm                                RU Ready  [Hasty Plaza and Lawson-Tarpley]
RU Ready for this semester? Whether it's your first day at Reinhardt or your last year, come out to decorate school spirited items that will help make your year a success! Student leaders will be located in front of Hasty Student Life Center and Lawson-Tarpley Academic Buildings to help you find your classes!

Tuesday, August 22
11:00am-2:00pm                                Tie Dye Tuesday [Hasty Plaza]
Want some new threads for the start of school? Stop by to create a tie dye shirt. SAC will provide the dye and white shirts while supplies last.

7:00pm-8:30pm                                  Common Ground Worship [Glasshouse]
Join the Rev. Jamie Hudgins, for the first weekly worship service of the school year. Experience fellowship with each other and worship the Creator as the academic year begins.

9:00pm-11:00pm                                Eagle Cinema-Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2 [Donor Plaza]
SAC brings the movie theater to you! Bring blankets and chairs for your outdoor, cinematic adventure complete with popcorn. Watch the Guardians of the Galaxy protect us all once again! In the case of inclement weather, the location will be the Bannister Glasshouse.

Wednesday, August 23
12:00pm-5:00pm                                Red Cross Blood Drive [Bannister Glasshouse, Hasty Student Life Center]
You can save up to three lives while on campus on Wednesday! Participate in the Red Cross Blood drive sponsored by Student Government Association. It is suggested that you reserve your donation time in advance. Register by visiting and entering the code REINHARDT. 

Thursday, August 24
11:00am-2:00pm                                Involvement Fair [Hasty Plaza]
Looking to get involved? The involvement fair is the place for you! Reinhardt’s clubs and organizations will be sharing information with you about their missions and fall meeting times. Businesses and non-profit organizations will also be at the involvement fair to help you find volunteer opportunities or jobs! In the case of inclement weather, the location will be the Bannister Glasshouse.

7:30pm-9:00pm                                  New Student Induction Ceremony (Required) [FPAC]
Learn about what it means to be a Reinhardt Eagle. Together, the entire Reinhardt Class of 2021 will be welcomed into the University and sign the Reinhardt Honor Pledge. This special event truly welcomes you to the Reinhardt community.

Friday, August 25
8:00pm-10:00pm                               Welcome Week Block Party [Hasty Plaza]
Surf into the new semester with a Reinhardt tradition! Enjoy the back-to-school block party with music, free food, vendors, games and so much more!

Saturday, August 26
2:00pm-4:00pm                                  Intramurals Volleyball Tournament [Sand Volleyball Court]
Bump! Set! Spike! Show off your volleyball skills during Intramural Sports Sand Volleyball Tournament. Each team has up to six players on the court (three males and three females).  Round up a group of friends, classmates, organization members or neighbors and start a team to play Sand Volleyball!

9:00pm-11:00am                               Glow Party [Bannister Glasshouse, Hasty Student Life Center]
Play familiar games like you’ve never played them before! Enjoy glow-in-the-dark mini golf, cornhole, and bowling! Wear white if you want to really stand out!

Sunday August 27

2:00pm-4:00pm                                  Water Balloon Fight [Hasty Plaza]
Beat the heat with a water balloon fight on the lawn of the Hasty Student Life Center hosted by Reinhardt Central!