A Guide to Welcome Week: August 22 to 27

Welcome Week events include a bonfire with s'mores on Friday night. Photo courtesy Shubert Ciencia/Flickr

August 22, 2011

Classes kick off this week, along with daily activities to help students decompress and get to know each other.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Sailesh the Hypnotist
7:30pm | Flo Mo
The night before classes start, enjoy some laughs with entertainment by Sailesh, the world's best hypnotist!

Monday, August 22, 2011: First Day of Classes

Movie Night on the Quad
9pm | Quad
Meet on the quad for some popcorn and an outdoor movie.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Glow-in-the-Dark Capture the Flag
9pm | Quad
Join in for this campus tradition!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Vendor Fair
11am-2pm | Next to Dining Hall
Check out local services in our area, from Enterprise Rent-A-Car to IKEA.

Free Lunch for Non-Residential Students
12pm | Dining Hall
Every other Wednesday, non-residential students are invited to join everyone for lunch in the dining hall at no cost to them. Sponsored by the Menlo College Student Government Association.

Pool Party
3pm | Small Pool
Meet up for free food, music, and a swim.

Dough-Nites
9pm | Student Union
Every other Wednesday, enjoy the melty goodness of fresh Krispy Kremes delivered to the Student Union. 

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Tavern Night
9pm | Tavern
Swing by the tavern for some music and fun.

Friday, August 26, 2011: Last Day to Add a Class

First Volleyball Home Game: Menlo. vs. Azuza Tech
11am | Menlo Gym
The Lady Oaks kick off their fall season.

Bonfire
9pm | Fire Pit
Come by the fire pit for some s'mores and games.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

First Football Home Game: Menlo vs. U of British Columbia
1pm | Football Field
Cheer on the home team! But first come by the Student Union between 10:30-11:30am to get ready with face paint, Menlo gear, and refreshments. From 11am-1pm, there will be a tailgate party and brunch over by the tennis courts. Go Oaks!

Volleyball Game: Menlo vs. Oregon Institute of Tech
6pm | Menlo Gym
Another chance to catch the Lady Oaks in action.

Welcome Back Dance/Black Light Party
9pm | Fireside Lounge
Make sure to wear a white shirt and your dancing shoes.