Orientation

Orientation 2020

New Student Orientation Fall 2020

Schedule of Events

Friday, August 28
 
12:00 noon-4:00 p.m.
Cadillac Daddy Cafe
Free Friday: I Scream-You Scream-We all Scream-Free Ice Cream!
 
Enjoy a free icecream novelty, compliments of Senator Entertainment
 
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Benedum Dining Room
Your Music - Your Pizza
 
You're the DJ and you're the Chef! Not just any piza party, of course. This is a DIY pizza party of epic proportions.  It takes the fun of the pizza parties of your youth and mixes it up with a dash of sophistication. Sponsored by the Office of Student Life/Senator Entertainment.
 
Saturday, August 29
 
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Benedum Dining Room
Your Music - Your Pizza
 
You're the DJ and you're the Chef! Not just any piza party, of course. This is a DIY pizza party of epic proportions.  It takes the fun of the pizza parties of your youth and mixes it up with a dash of sophistication. Sponsored by the Office of Student Life/Senator Entertainment
 
Sunday, August 30
 
12:30 p.m.
Meet for lunch in the Benedum Dining Room before departure
Woods Orientation Program
 
 
Woods is an optional program that follows the first week of classes at Davis & Elkins College. It is designed to offer new students the opportunity to meet fellow first-year classmates and upper class student guides while spending quality time in the majestic mountains of West Virginia.  The program offers a wonderful beginning to the first-year student experience at Davis & Elkins College. We offer a unique and exciting dimension to your first weekend, an experience which will be especially enjoyable and rewarding. For more information, please contact the Office of Student Life at 304-637-1211 or studentlife@dewv.edu
 
Friday, September 4
 
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Free Friday: Ultimate Blowout! 
Madden Student Center
 
Make your own Mug, Tumbler, Mason Jar, or Street Sign sponsored by Senator Entertainment.
 
8:30 p.m. Start
Outdoor Amphitheatre
A Movie on the Lawn

Summertime and movies go hand-in-hand.  This weekend on campus, you have two opportunities to partake in an old American pastime: drive-in and outdoor movies.  It's the perfect opportunity to get out of the residence hall, enjoy some snacks and maintain social distance.  Sponsored by Senator Entertainment.

Special Note: Please bring a blanket and/or lawn chair for social distancing. Inclement weather will unfortunately cancel this event.
 
Saturday, September 5
8:30 p.m. Start
McDonnel Center Parking Lot
Big Surf Drive-In Movie

Summertime and movies go hand-in-hand.  This weekend on campus, you have two opportunities to partake in an old American pastime: drive-in and outdoor movies.  It's the perfect opportunity to get out of the residence hall, enjoy some snacks and maintain social distance.  Sponsored by Senator Entertainment.

Special Note: Please bring a blanket and/or lawn chair for social distancing. Inclement weather will unfortunately cancel this event.