Fall 2019 Weeks of Welcome schedule!

Join us for a full month of student events as we welcome you to the fall semester!

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Week 1: August 26 - 29

Monday, August 26

New Student Kick-off
Learn about life at Montco and ask questions to administrators and students.

10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (check-in starts at 9:30 a.m.)
Central Campus: Health Sciences Center Main Gym
West Campus: South Hall Community Room


Tuesday, August 27

Opening Day


Wednesday, August 28

Welcome Tables
Come say hello! Grab your student handbooks and info on various resources.
Hosted by: Student Success Center

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Central Campus: Campus-wide
West Campus: Campus-wide

All College BBQ
Enjoy an end-of-summer barbecue with college leadership and free promotional items.
Hosted by: Student Life

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Central Campus: Quad (rain location: Parkhouse Hall Atrium)
West Campus: South Hall Community Room

Veterans Meet & Greet
Veterans are invited to meet with Interim President Dr. Victoria Bastecki-Perez and Board of Trustees Chair, Frank Custer.

1 - 1:30 p.m.
Central Campus: Veterans Resource Center


Thursday, August 29

Welcome Tables
Come say hello! Grab your student handbooks and info on various resources.
Hosted by: Student Success Center

7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Central Campus: Campus-wide
West Campus: Campus-wide

All College BBQ
Enjoy an end-of-summer barbecue with college leadership and free promotional items.
Hosted by: Student Life

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Central Campus: Quad (rain location: Parkhouse Hall Atrium)
West Campus: South Hall Community Room

Veterans Meet & Greet
Veterans are invited to meet with Interim President Dr. Victoria Bastecki-Perez and Board of Trustees Chair, Frank Custer.

1 - 1:30 p.m.
West Campus: South Hall

Week 2: September 2 - 5

Monday, September 2

Labor Day holiday (College closed)

Tuesday, September 3

Mustang Madness
Learn more about athletics and student involvement opportunities. Enjoy a free breakfast and fun promotional items.
Hosted by: Athletics

9 - 11 a.m.
West Campus: South Hall Lobby

Syllabus Clinic
Drop by to have a librarian and tutor review your syllabus with you, discuss the best resources to become successful in your courses and find additional information about the MCCC libraries and tutorial services! Can’t make the drop-in dates? No problem! Stop by anytime we’re open or make an appointment with a librarian.
Hosted by: Libraries and Academic Support

Noon - 2 p.m.
Central Campus: Library


Wednesday, September 4

Mustang Madness
Learn more about athletics and student involvement opportunities. Enjoy a free breakfast and fun promotional items.
Hosted by: Athletics

9 - 11 a.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall Atrium

Syllabus Clinic
Drop by to have a librarian and tutor review your syllabus with you, discuss the best resources to become successful in your courses and find additional information about the MCCC libraries and tutorial services! Can’t make the drop-in dates? No problem! Stop by anytime we’re open or make an appointment with a librarian
Hosted by: Libraries and Academic Support

Noon - 2 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall Atrium
West Campus: Library


Thursday, September 5

Mustang Madness
Learn more about athletics and student involvement opportunities. Grab fun promotional items!
Hosted by Athletics

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
The Culinary Arts Institute: Lobby

Syllabus Clinic
Drop by to have a librarian and tutor review your syllabus with you, discuss the best resources to become successful in your courses and find additional information about the MCCC libraries and tutorial services! Can’t make the drop-in dates? No problem! Stop by anytime we’re open or make an appointment with a librarian
Hosted by: Libraries and Academic Support

Noon - 2 p.m.
Central Campus: Health Sciences Center Atrium

Week 3: September 9 - 14

Monday, September 9

Visions, Dreams and Goals!
Join a vision board activity program with a focus on personal and career goals.
Hosted by: Career Services and Student Success Center

Noon - 2 p.m.
Central Campus: Advanced Technology Center 316


Tuesday, September 10

Painting for Peace
Tap into your creative side to paint peace signs and other inclusive symbols.
Hosted by: Career Services and Student Success Center

Noon - 2 p.m.
West Campus: South Hall Lobby

Student Support Resource Fair
Come learn more about various college and community resources that can help to support you on your road to success.
Hosted by: Career Services and Student Success Center

Noon - 2 p.m.
Central Campus: College Hall Lobby


Wednesday, September 11

9/11 Observance
Pay tribute to all who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
Hosted by: Veterans Resource Center

8:40 - 9:10 a.m.
Central Campus: Veterans Resource Center
West Campus: Front of South Hall

American Red Cross Community Blood Drive and Wellness Event

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
West Campus: South Hall Community Room

SEPCHE College Transfer Fair
Visit with colleges from the Southeastern PA Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE): Arcadia, Cabrini, Chestnut Hill, Gwynedd Mercy, Holy Family, Immaculata, Neumann and Rosemont.
Hosted by: Student Services and Student Success Center

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall Atrium

Thursday, September 12

Student Support Resource Fair
Come learn more about various college and community resources that can help to support you on your road to success.
Hosted by: Career Services and Student Success Center

Noon - 2 p.m.
West Campus: South Hall Lobby

Friday, September 13

Drive-in Movie: Aladdin
The community is invited to enjoy an outdoor viewing of a fun, family-friendly movie! The cost is $10 per car for non-MCCC students or free with a MCCC ID.
Hosted by: Student Life and Whitpain Township. 

8 p.m. (parking lot opens at 5 p.m.)
Central Campus: Morris Road Parking Lot

Saturday, September 14

2019 Veterans Wellness Expo
Visit with over thirty agencies that provide free community, recreational, educational, therapeutic, social activities and support to our veterans.
Hosted by: Veterans Resource Center, in partnership with Coatesville VA Medical Center and Norristown Veterans Center

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Central Campus: Health Sciences Center

Week 4: September 16 - 19

Monday, September 16

Academic Affairs Meet & Greet
Join us for a meet and greet with Academic Affairs at the Club Fair. Snacks will be provided.
Hosted by: Academic Affairs

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
West Campus: South Hall Lobby

Club Fair
Learn about all of the student clubs Montco has to offer.
Hosted by: Student Life

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
West Campus: South Hall Lobby


Tuesday, September 17

Time Management for Success
Learn ways to be successful in your academic life by using simple time management skills. Topics include: how to prioritize, applying the time-credit formula and tips for busy people.
Hosted by: Libraries and Academic Support

Central Campus: Noon - 1 p.m. at Parkhouse Hall, rooms 91 and 129
West Campus: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at South Hall 209

Spirit Night
Support our athletes as they take on Bucks County Community College. Light refreshments will be served.
Hosted by: Athletics

Women's Volleyball Game
Central Campus, Health Sciences Center Main Gym
7 p.m.


Wednesday, September 18

Academic Affairs Meet & Greet
Join us for a meet and greet with Academic Affairs at the Club Fair. Snacks will be provided.
Hosted by: Academic Affairs

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall Atrium

Club Fair
Learn about all of the student clubs Montco has to offer.
Hosted by: Student Life

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall Atrium

Thursday, September 19

 

Academic Affairs Meet & Greet
Connect with the Academic Affairs leadership team and Provost Office at an informal meet and greet.
Hosted by: Academic Affairs

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Culinary Arts Institute: Lobby

Week 5: September 23 - 28

Monday, September 23

Financial Literacy Workshop
Come learn the basics of managing your finances.
Hosted by: Business and Entrepreneurial Initiatives

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall 320
West Campus: South Hall 216

Ambient Music

12:20 - 1:20 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall Atrium

Mini Massage Sessions
Give yourself a break with a mini stress relieving massage courtesy of our Massage Therapy students.
Hosted by: Massage Therapy

6 - 7 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall Atrium


Tuesday, September 24

Bone Marrow Registry
Hosted by: Nursing

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall Atrium and the Health Sciences Center

Stress Free Health Fair
Get a simple blood pressure screening and learn about managing stress, eating healthy and drug and alcohol awareness.
Hosted by: Nursing

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall Atrium

Therapy Dogs
Stop by for a quick visit with a friendly canine companion.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall Atrium
West Campus: South Hall Lobby


Wednesday, September 25

Financial Aid 101
Get your questions answered on seeking and managing financial aid.
Hosted by: Financial Aid

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall 320
West Campus: South Hall 216

Stressed is Just Desserts Spelled Backwards
Enjoy a treat and learn about the tutoring resources available to you.
Hosted by: Libraries and Academic Support

Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall Atrium, Health Sciences Center Atrium and College Hall Lobby
West Campus: South Hall Lobby


Thursday, September 26

Dental Clinic and Public Health Awareness
Learn about public health issues and our on-campus dental clinic.
Hosted by: Dental Clinic and Public Health

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall Atrium

Mini Massage Sessions
Give yourself a break with a mini stress relieving massage courtesy of our Massage Therapy students.
Hosted by: Massage Therapy

6 - 7 p.m.
Central Campus: Parkhouse Hall Atrium


Saturday, September 28

Whitpain Community Festival
Enjoy a full day of family events including a craft fair, food court, fun and games for the kids, a beer garden, live music and fireworks. Montco is also hosting a health fair and bone marrow registry. Admission is free.

Noon - 9 p.m.
Central Campus