Welcome Week

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Welcome Week 2019 Schedule of Events

Get a raffle ticket at every event that you attend this week!  The more events you attend, the better chance you have of winning! 

Collect all of your tickets together and bring them to the SALD Office in Nazareth room 107 by 4:30pm on Tuesday 9/3.  Winners will be announced via email.

Monday 8/26

TimeEventLocationWhat's Happening

11am to 1pm 

Commuter Luncheon Upper Main, Nazareth Hall Come join the Marywood Commuter Committee for a free lunch. Meet other commuters on campus and make some new friends!

11am to 2pm

DUI Simulator  Upper Main, Nazareth Hall A realistic and informative activity to safely experience the dangers of drinking and driving or even texting and driving.

2pm to 4pm

Leadership Lemonade Stand Amphitheater Stop by the tent to grab some ice cold lemonade and find out about leadership opportunities!

7pm to 9pm

Painting and Mocktails Fireplace Lounge, Nazareth Hall Paint your own canvas with guidance from an instructor while sipping on a yummy mocktail!

Tuesday 8/27

TimeEventLocationWhat's Happening

10am to 1pm

Furthering Fitness Fitness Center, Gym Stop through for an introduction into the equipment in the Marywood Fitness Center along with guidance on its use.

1pm to 3pm

Trippy Tie-Dye Maria Hall Tie-dye a free t-shirt and enjoy some ice pops provided by the Student Alumni Association and learn more about getting involved in this organization!

3pm to 5pm

Chocoholic Frolic Swartz Center Visit Campus Ministry to enjoy a chocolate fountain and sweet treats.  Information will be available about alternate break trips, retreats, Bible study, Adoration, community service opportunities, liturgical ministries and social justice activities.

7pm to  9pm

SAC Pool Party Athletics Center, Pool End your summer with a splash, you don't want to miss this summer bash!  Bring your friends and dive into Marywood's pool, while enjoying free Rita's Italian ice.

Wednesday 8/28

TimeEventLocationWhat's Happening



Healthy Dorm Room Snacking Loughran Hall Come learn about inexpensive, healthy options for a quick breakfast, late night snack, or some fuel for studying.  Join Health Services to learn about mini-fridge and residence hall essentials.


to 4pm

Involvement Fair Amphitheater

Start your semester off right and meet over 80 different clubs and organizations that you can join.  Free ice cream and Italian ice from Scoopz ice cream truck.


to 5pm

Campus Car Wash Center for Athletics and Wellness

Drive by the front of the Gym and get your car washed for free by members of the Student Veteran Alliance!  Students, faculty and staff are welcome.

8pm Glow Beach Volleyball Tournament Volleyball Court Teams of 6 compete in a co-ed tournament. Assemble a team or show up on your own.  The winning team will receive free Marywood Intramurals swag. 

Thursday 8/29

TimeEventLocationWhat's Happening


to 1pm

Paws for a Purpose Loughran Lobby Take some time for yourself during this busy week and de-stress with adorable pups!


to 6pm

Dippin' Dots with the Dean Rotunda, LAC Grab some free Dippin' Dots and meet our Dean of Students, Ross Novak!


to 11pm

Back to School Bingo Latour, Nazareth Hall A Marywood Tradition! Great prizes up for grabs including a TV, Printer, and Marywood Bookstore gift cards!

Friday 8/30

TimeEventLocationWhat's Happening


to 12pm

Muffins with Maxis FPL, Nazareth Hall Grab a jumbo muffin and show your Pacer Pride by taking a picture with our mascot!


to 2pm

GetFruved Fruity Friday Fitness Center, Gym Grab some free fruit and meet GetFruved's new mascots, Pea and Carrot!


to 4pm

Kan Jam Tournament Art Field Come show off your Kan Jam skills! Kan Jam is a throwing disc game.  This tournament will be played in teams of 2, so grab a friend and come on down!  Teams of 2 will be added to the bracket on a first-come, first-served basis.  If you don't want to compete - no worries!  Feel free to come by and watch and cheer on your friends and fellow Pacers! Marywood swag will be awarded to the winners! If it rains during the event, we will change the event to a Ping Pong Tournament.

Saturday 8/31

TimeEventLocationWhat's Happening


to 5:30pm

LaFesta Italiana Nazareth Lot A bus will be making loops to downtown Scranton's La Festa!  The first bus will be departing Marywood at 1pm and returning at 3:15pm, and the second bus will be departing at 3:30pm and returning to campus at 5:30pm.