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Welcome Week

Admission Timeline

September 15: Admission application review begins.
October 1: Apply for financial aid at fafsa.ed.gov. Ripon College code 003884.
January 15: Priority scholarship application deadline.
March 1: Financial aid priority deadline; Invitation scholarship deadline.
May 1: Priority enrollment deposit date.

Welcome Week comprises several days of activities. These events are designed to introduce new students to each other, the campus and academic life at Ripon. For more information on our programs, please contact our Office of Student Activities & Orientation Programs at 920-748-8112.

 

Welcome Week Schedule

Friday, August 14th | Student-Athlete Move In Day

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. – Family Welcome Stations

Location: North entrance to Scott Hall and West entrance to Harwood Memorial Union

Stop by to connect with staff who support the parent/family experience and pick up some helpful resources!

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. – Financial Aid Office Open

Location: Smith Hall 1st Floor

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. – Mail Center Open 

Location: Harwood Memorial Union

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. – OneCard Office Open

Location: Bartlett Hall 1st Floor


Saturday, August 15th | New Student Move In Day

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. – Family Welcome Stations

Location: North entrance to Scott Hall and West entrance to Harwood Memorial Union

Stop by to connect with staff who support the parent/family experience and pick up some helpful resources!

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. – Mail Center Open 

Location: Harwood Memorial Union

10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. – OneCard Office Open

Location: Bartlett Hall 1st Floor

6:15-6:45 p.m. – First Year Floor Meetings (Mandatory for all new students)

Location: Various (Check with your Resident Advisor)

7:00-8:30 p.m. – The Price Is Right!

Location: Commencement Lawn outside Harwood Memorial Lawn

Join the Orientation Committee to play this classic gameshow game and win some epic prizes!

9:00-11:00 p.m. – Movie on the Green: Monsters University!

Location: Commencement Lawn outside Harwood Memorial Lawn


Sunday, August 16th

10:00-10:45 a.m. – Orientation Committee Virtual Small Group Meetings (Mandatory for all new students)

Location: Zoom presentations, info sent to student emails

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Virtual Title IX Presentation (Mandatory for all new students)

Location: Zoom presentation, info sent to student emails

1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. – Crafternoon

Location: Memorial Lawn outside Pickard Commons

Come hang out and make some crafty decorations for your room!

6:00-9:00 p.m. – Yard Games and Smores

Location: Fire Ring outside Harwood Memorial Union

Relax on the night before your first day of classes! Enjoy a smore, play some fun games, and connect with your new friends!


Monday, August 17th | First Day of Classes

Evening – Orientation Committee Virtual Small Group Meetings (Mandatory for all new students)

Location: Zoom presentations, info sent to student emails


Tuesday, August 18th

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Inclusive Excellence Mixer

Location: Fire Ring outside Harwood Memorial Union

7:30-9:00 p.m. – Adopt-A-Succulent

Location:  Commencement Lawn outside Harwood Memorial Lawn

Pick out a free succulent and decorate its pot!


Wednesday, August 19th

5:00-7:00 p.m. – Student Activities Fair

Location: Upper Campus

Learn about all the incredible involvement opportunities at Ripon College!


Thursday, August 20th

7:00-8:30 p.m. – Grocery Bingo

Location: Upper Sadoff Field

Compete in several rounds of this classic game to win great grocery prize packs!


Friday, August 21st

8:00-9:00 p.m. – Ripon Live Presents: Comedian Myq Kaplan

Location: Zoom event, info sent to student emails

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