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Welcome Week

August 31st - September 4th, Utica and Rome Campuses

Utica Schedule:

Monday, August 31st

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

12-2 p.m.:  Student Congress BBQ: Free lunch (Quad)

2:30 p.m.: Ice Cream Social (ACC 116)

2-6 p.m.: Drop Zone Stunt Jump: Will you take the jump? (Quad)

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


Tuesday, Sept. 1st

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 (quad)

1:00 p.m.: Helath Emergencies (JC Field House)

2:00 p.m.: Selfie to Save Lifes: $1 donation to take a huge selfie with President VanWagoner atop of the gym. All proceeds go directly to kids with cancer (outside JCC)

6:00 p.m.: Citizenfour: movie (IT Theater)


Wednesday, Sept. 2nd

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

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)

4-5 p.m.: Adult & Veteran Students Connect (AB Lobby)

Thursday, Sept. 3rd

10:00 a.m.: "What the H#@$ is DGV (ACC 116)

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

12:00 p.m.: *College Completion Ceremony: College Administrators & County Executive (Quad) 

12:15 p.m.: Last Left (Commons)

1 - 3 p.m.: Library Cafe: Enjoy refreshments while learning about library resources (Library)

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


Friday, Sept. 4th

10 a.m.-12 p.m.: *Learning Center Soiree: Enjoy a snack while you study, (AB151)

12-3 p.m.:  Carnival in the Quad: Food, Fun, Giveaways (Quad)

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

8 p.m.:  Family Movie in the Quad: Movie TBA (free popcorn, bring a blanket to sit on, families are welcome (Quad - rain location ACC Snackbar)


Rome Schedule

Tuesday, Sept. 2nd

9-10 a.m./5-6 p.m.: “Coffee and Calendars” (Atrium, Plumley Complex) Enjoy coffee and cookies and pick up your academic calendar!

9 a.m.-5 p.m.: * “College Completion Day” (Atrium, Plumley Complex) Learn the keys to success at MVCC and beyond, 3D tags

Wednesday, Sept. 3rd 

12 – 2 p.m.: Fall BBQ (Lawn) Food, inflatables, music and more!!

Thursday, Sept. 4th

10 a.m.-12 p.m.: * “Check out the College Resources" (Atrium, Plumley Complex) Information available related to many of our college services including the Learning Center (3D tags), Career Services, and the Library (3D tags). Discover how MVCC’s Rome Campus can help you!

2-3 p.m.: * “Hawk Hour” (Lawn - Plumley Complex Auditorium as rain location) Talk with current students and Student Congress officers about the many opportunities available at MVCC, (3D tags)


** Win a Go-Pro **

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.

Utica Students: To be eligible to enter, bring your game card to Student Activities, ACC208, by Friday at 11 a.m. Drawing will be held on Friday, Sept. 4, at 1 p.m. during the Carnival. One entry per student, you must have at least 5 out of 9 possible signatures to be eligible to enter.

Rome Students: To be eligible to enter, bring your signature card to Jenny Spinelli in Student Services, PCA30, by Friday at 11 a.m. Drawing will be held on Friday, Sept. 4, at 1 p.m. One entry per student, you must have at least 3 out of 4 possible tags to be eligible to enter.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Jennifer DeWeerth
Associate Dean for Student Enrollment and Retention Services

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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