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Peer Empowerment Program Schedule

If you are an American ethnic minority, a biracial student, or a person of color who is a transracial adoptee or permanent resident, you're invited to arrive on campus on Tuesday, August 22, for a pre-Welcome Week orientation. Learn more about this orientation, check out the schedule below, and register today!

Tuesday, August 22

*Parents and families, you're invited to the Tuesday events with an asterisk—and of course all events on the parent and family schedule (Thursday and Friday).

9-10:30 a.m. Move-In*: The PEP team will welcome you and help you move in. Please enter campus via the west entrance.
Your Residence Hall
10-11 a.m. ID Photos/Info Central*: Get your ID card and name tag. Family members check in as well!
Atrium - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2
11 a.m.-12 p.m. Welcome Program* (includes continental breakfast!)
Eastlund Room - Community Life Center (CLC) Level 2
12-1:30 p.m. Lunch*
Monson Dining Center - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 3
1:45-3 p.m. Community-Building Activity (students)
Meet in Community Life Center (CLC) 117
Campus Tour* (families)
Meet in Community Life Center (CLC) 117
3:15-4:45 p.m. Strategies for Success in College (students)
Community Life Center (CLC) 117
Supporting Your College Student* (families)
Cultural Connection Center - Clauson Center (CC) 317
5-6:30 p.m. Three-Strand Cord Family Dinner*
The Underground - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2
7-9 p.m. Evening Activity
Cultural Connection Center - Clauson Center (CC) 317

Wednesday, August 23

7:30-8:45 a.m. Breakfast
Monson Dining Center
9-9:45 a.m. Worship and Devotions
Eastlund Room - Community Life Center (CLC) Level 2 
10 a.m.-12 p.m. What's Your Story?
Eastlund Room
12-1 p.m. Lunch 
Monson Dining Center 
1-1:30 p.m. Group Photos
Lakeside Lawn
2-4:30 p.m. Student Employee Orientation (if applicable)
The Underground - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2
2-4:30 p.m. Trip to Target (optional)
Meet in the Community Life Center (CLC) Lobby
5:30-7:30 p.m. Off-Campus Dinner
Meet in the Community Life Center (CLC) Lobby

Options for your free time on Wednesday:

9 a.m.-5 p.m. ID Photos: Get your ID card here if you haven't already.
Admissions Guest Center - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Info Central: Bring your questions here!
Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2 (near grand staircase)
3:30-5:30 p.m. Advising Central: Ask about your class schedule or major here!
Hagstrom Center (HC) 113
8 a.m.-6 p.m. ITS Helpdesk: Bring your technology questions here! (Or contact us at 651.638.6500 or helpdesk@bethel.edu.)
Two locations: Robertson Center (RC) 419 OR
Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2 (outside the Student Life Office)
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Financial Aid Office
Location TBD
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Business Office
Location TBD
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Campus Store
Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2

Thursday, August 24

7:30-8:45 a.m. Breakfast
Monson Dining Center
9-9:45 a.m. Worship and Devotions
Eastlund Room
10-11 a.m. Thriving in Transitions
Eastlund Room
11-11:45 a.m. Closing Program
Eastlund Room
12-1 p.m. Lunch
Monson Dining Center
1-2 p.m. Connection Time (optional)
Cultural Connection Center - CC317

Starting Thursday afternoon, follow the main student arrival schedule and the parent and family schedule.

Options for your free time on Thursday:

9 a.m.-8 p.m. Family Check-In/Info Central: Bring your questions here!
Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2 (near grand staircase)
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Advising Central: Ask about your class schedule or major here!
Hagstrom Center (HC) 113
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Financial Aid Office
Location TBD
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Business Office
Location TBD
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Campus Store
Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2