New students arrive Saturday; Returning students arrive Sunday.
Saturday, August 17
Sunday, August 18
Drop by Booth Library for something special!
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Madden Student Center
The McDonnell Center for Health, Physical Education, and Athletics
Check-in for Returning Students
Check in and receive your welcome back materials and other important information. After checking in, pick up your room key at your residence hall. Please note: All returning students must attend, in particular to receive a new student I.D.
Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church
Welcome to D&E Service
Our partner church invites you to a meaningful worship service and faith-filled community at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church. Expect warm welcomes, smiling faces and the opportunity to meet others who want to support you spiritually during your time at D&E.
11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Benedum Dining Room
Breakfast? Lunch? Get the best of both worlds and fuel up for the day ahead of you.
Harper-McNeeley Auditorium, Myles Center for the Arts
Leading the Way
First-year students will begin a day of interactive learning experiences designed to encourage thought and reflection about their purpose in life. The day will begin with students meeting their first-year seminar professors. Opening remarks will be given by President Chris A. Wood and Adam Ouellette. Please note: All first-year students must attend.
The Naylor Learning Center, Albert Hall Second Floor
Supported Learning Program Orientation
This session is only for students participating in D&E’s Supported Learning Program.
Benedum Dining Room
You should be getting the hang of things by now! Classes start on Monday, so enjoy some good company (your First Year Seminar Class and Instructor) at dinner and relax for a bit.
Robbins Memorial Chapel
Opening Chapel Service
This kick-off event for Chapel will feature upbeat music led by student musicians with a message relating to new beginnings at Davis & Elkins College.
Halliehurst and surrounding area
Last Night of Summer Block Party
Presented by the Office of Student Life, Student Assembly and Senator Entertainment. Get ready for a fun-filled evening with the D&E family. Enjoy carnival food, live music with The Brighton Boys, games and conversation. A pop/pop-rock band based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The Brighton Boys’ sound encompasses multiple genres including rock covers and upbeat, pop-driven originals.