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Welcome Week

August 31 - September 4
Utica and Rome Campuses

Utica Schedule:

Monday, August 31

9-10 a.m.: Coffee & Calendars: pick up calendars & contest information (AB Lobby)

10 a.m.-Noon: *Library Cafe: Learn about resources available to you while enjoying a cup of joe (Library)

Noon-2 p.m.: Student Congress BBQ: Free lunch (Quad)

12:45 p.m.: *Creating Caring Connections; an Ice Cream Social (ACC 116)

1-3 p.m.: Henna Tattoos, Free (Quad)

2-6 p.m.: *Drop Zone Stunt Jump: Will you take the jump? 12ft and 20ft drop (Quad)

4-6 p.m.: Coffee & Calendars: pick up calendars & contest information (AB Lobby)

Tuesday, Sept. 1

10 a.m.-2 p.m.: *MV DAY: Clubs, Academics, Campus Services & More. Root beer floats provided by Alumni Association. (ACC Snack bar)

10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Charity Donations: Many activities to create donations for a variety of organizations. Donate your Hair to Children with Hairloss, hair extensions $5, hair tinsel $1, bracelets $2; all proceeds will go to "Children with Hairloss. Also, make a toy for dogs (Angels of Fur), send a letter to Amnesty International or a card to a Veteran (quad)

1 p.m.: Health Emergencies (JC Field House)

2 p.m.: Selfie to Save Lives: $1 donation to take a huge selfie with President VanWagoner while he is atop of the gym. All proceeds go directly to The American Cancer Society (outside JCC)

6 p.m.: Movie: Citizenfour" (IT Theater)

Wednesday, Sept. 2

9-10 a.m.: *Adult & Veteran Students Connect (AB Lobby; refreshments)

10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Life-size Games: Guess Who, Jenga, Cornhole & more (Quad)

1-3 p.m.: *Chill Out with Counseling: free popsicles (Quad)

3 p.m.: *Adult & Veteran Students Connect (AB Lobby; refreshments)

7 p.m.: Movie: "San Andreas" (IT Theater)
 
Thursday, Sept. 3

10 a.m.: "What the H#@$ is DGV (ACC 116)

9 a.m.-5 p.m.: *College Completion Day: Commit to Complete your Degree. Sign the completion wall, win prizes, DGV (Quad)

11:30am: *College Completion Ceremony: College Administrators & County Executive (Quad) 

2 p.m.: *Bug Out: Eating Contest (Earthworms, Termites, Superworms, Crickets & more!) (Quad)

12:15 p.m.: Live Music: Band "Last Left" (ACC Commons)

7 p.m.: Movie: "Furious 7" (IT Theater)

Friday, Sept. 4

10 a.m.-Noon: *Learning Center Soiree: Enjoy a snack while you study, (AB151)

Noon-3 p.m.: Carnival in the Quad: Food, Fun, Giveaways (Quad)

6-8 p.m.: Karaoke: Can you carry a tune?  (Quad)

8 p.m.: Movie in the Quad: "SPY" (popcorn, bring a blanket to sit on, - rain location ACC Snackbar)

 

Rome Schedule

Monday, Aug. 31:

9-11 a.m./4-6 p.m.: Coffee & Calendars (PC Atrium)

10-11:30 a.m./1-2:30 p.m.: *How May We Help You? Find out from the Library, Learning Center & Financial Aid (PC Atrium)

Tuesday, Sept. 1:

10 a.m.-2 p.m.: iServe Mohawk Valley: Make the most out of your college experience! Find out how this program can assist. (PC Atrium)

3 p.m.: Movie: "Iron Jawed Angels" (Festine Auditorium)

4-5 p.m.: *Adults and Veteran Students Connect (PC Atrium)

Wednesday, Sept. 2: 

Noon-2 p.m.: BBQ: Enjoy delicious food provided by Student Congress and our Escoffier Club. Prizes, charity events and more! (PC Lawn)

12:45 p.m.: Creating Caring Connections; an Ice Cream Social. Meet other students, faculty and staff and make your own sundae! (PCL 33)

7 p.m.: Movie: "Furious 7" (Festine Auditorium)

Thursday, Sept. 3:

10-11 a.m.: *College Completion, make a commitment to complete! (PC Atrium)

Noon-2 p.m.: *Chill out with Counseling (free popsicles; PC Lawn)

12-2 p.m.: Sustainability Clean Up: How much garbage does MVCC produce? (PC Lawn)

2 p.m.: What the H#@$ is DGV (Festine Auditorium)

6 p.m.: Movie: "Citizenfour" (Festine Auditorium)

 

** Win a Go-Pro Camera! **

Participate in Welcome Week activities for your chance to win!

Pick up a game card and attend designated events (*) to earn signatures and be entered into a drawing for a Go-Pro, valued at over $100.

  • Attend Designated Welcome Week events (listed on card)

    • 6 out of 9 events on the Utica Campus

    • 4 out of 6 events on the Rome Campus

  • Have your card signed by a Welcome Week official at the event

  • Show your signed card to Student Activities by 11 a.m. on Friday, September 4

    • Utica Campus: ACC208

    • Rome Campus: PCA30

Drawings will take place at noon on Friday, September 4.

You do not need to be present to win.

Jennifer DeWeerth
Associate Dean for Student Enrollment and Retention Services
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Utica - Payne Hall 104B
Rome - Plumley Complex A30

Phone (Utica): (315) 792-5608
Phone (Rome): (315) 334-7755
Fax: (315) 792-5696

Email: Advising

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