Welcome Weekend set for August 28-30, 2015

NMC students will be welcomed back to campus the weekend of Friday, August 28 through Sunday, August 30 with a series of free events including a showing of Jurassic World at the Milliken Auditorium, an ice cream social after the movie, a beach barbecue and bowling. See the full list of events below.

Friday, August 28, 2015

  • 9 a.m.–4 p.m.: Move-in for East Hall students (East Hall)
    East Hall residents check in begins in the East Hall lobby.
  • 9 a.m.–3 p.m.: Faculty and Staff helps East Hall students move-in.
    Volunteers please meet at the blue tent in front of East Hall ten minutes before your shift.
  • 6–8 p.m.: Mandatory meetings for East Hall residents (West Hall cafeteria)
    East Hall residents please read the signage on your floor in reference to your respective meeting.
  • 8–10:30 p.m.: showing of Jurassic World at Milliken Auditorium
    All NMC students and guests are welcome to watch the movie. Please do not bring any food or drinks into the Milliken Auditorium.
  • 10:15–11 p.m.: Ice Cream Social after the movie
    Ratio Christi will sponsor an ice cream social in the museum foyer free to all NMC students and guests.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

  •  9 a.m.–3 p.m.: Bookstore (lower level of West Hall)
    Please stop in to the NMC bookstore to get last-minute school items.
  • 10 a.m.–3 p.m.: Get Your NMC ID (upper level of West Hall)
    Please stop by the West Hall Security Office to pick up your NMC student or residential facility ID.
  • 10 a.m.–4 p.m.: Dennos Museum Tour
    Door prizes and activities for NMC students. Free admission for all guests with a valid NMC ID.
  • 11 a.m.–Noon: BATA (Bay Area Transportation Authority) (HS 101)
    Students will learn how to navigate the BATA public transportation system in Traverse City and get student discounts for using their services.
  • 11 a.m.–3 p.m.: East Hall late check-ins (East Hall)
    East Hall residents arriving on this date are asked to check in at the East Hall lobby.
  • 12:20–1 p.m.: Oryana (HS 100)
    Students will learn the benefits of healthy eating and how to prepare meals on a budget.
  • 1–3 p.m.: Game of Life (HS 101)
    NMC Financial Services will host a game of life activity where students can win prizes and learn financial literacy information.
  • 4–7 p.m.: Fun on the beach at (Bryant Park)
    His House and International Student Club will host a barbecue at the beach for all NMC students. Free food and activities will be provided.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

  • 1:30–3:30 p.m. Find my class (East Hall fishbowl)
    Residential Life staff will be taking students on a main campus tour to find classes located on NMC main campus.
  • 3:30–5:30 p.m. Family Feud Event (HS 101)
    Phi Theta Kappa will be hosting an event for students to learn successful student strategies. Prizes will be given away during the event.
  • 5:30–7 p.m. Fun on the lawn (behind East Hall on the athletic fields), sports, games, crafts, etc…
    His House, Ratio Christi and Residence life will provide activities for NMC students and guests.
  • 8–11 p.m.: Bowling at Lucky Jacks
    Student Life and Residential Life will provide free bowling to NMC students.

All events are free to NMC students with a valid NMC Residence Hall, Hawk’s Nest or Student ID.

Special thanks to the following groups and organizations: BATA, Ratio Christi, His House, Jimmy John's, Oryana, Phi Theta Kappa, NMC Public Relations, Student Financial Services, Student Life and Office of Residential Life.

For more information:

Marcus Bennett
NMC Director of Residence Life/Judicial Affairs
(231) 995-1401


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