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Peer Empowerment Program Schedule

If you are a first-year student who comes from an underrepresented or underserved background and demonstrates an academic need, you're invited to register for the Peer Empowerment Program pre-Welcome Week orientation starting Tuesday, August 21. This orientation supports a variety of students with underrepresented or underserved backgrounds, including (but not limited to) those who are U.S. ethnic minorities, first-generation college students, and students with a low-income background. To participate, please register by July 27.

Tuesday, August 21

*Parents/guardians 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 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
9:30-11 a.m. ID Photos
Admissions Guest Center - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2
11-11:45 a.m. Welcome Program*
Olson Boardroom - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 4
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch*
Monson Dining Center - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 3
1-1:45 p.m. Community-Building Activity (students)
Clauson Center (CC) 430
Campus Tour* (families) 

Meet in Community Life Center (CLC) 117
2-3 p.m. Emerging Adulthood Session*
Clauson Center (CC) 430
4-5:30 p.m. Break/Unpack
On your own
5:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner*
Monson Dining Center - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 3
6:30-9 p.m. Evening Activity
Location TBD

Wednesday, August 22

8-8:45 a.m. Breakfast
Monson Dining Center
9-9:45 a.m. Worship and Devotions with Mu Kappa students
Clauson Center (CC) 312
10-10:45 a.m. Strategies for Success Session
Clauson Center (CC) 430
11-11:45 a.m. College Connections Session
Clauson Center (CC) 430
12-12:45 p.m. Lunch with Student Coaches
Monson Dining Center 
1-1:45 p.m. Community-Building Activity
Lakeside Lawn
2-5:30 p.m. Break (or Student Employee Orientation if applicable)
The Underground - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2
5:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner
Monson Dining Center
7-9 p.m. Early Arrival Event
The Underground - Brushaber Commons Level 2

Options for your free time on Wednesday:

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Info Central: This is your one-stop shop to get started.
   Welcome Week Check-In
   I-9 Assistance (open 12-4:30 p.m.)
   ITS/Computer Help Desk (technology questions)
     (also 651.638.6500 or helpdesk@bethel.edu)
   Business Office Help Desk (tuition payment questions)
   Campus Store (books and more)  
Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2
3:30-5:30 p.m. Advising Central: Ask about your class schedule or major.
Hagstrom Center (HC) 113
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Financial Aid Office: Bring your financial aid questions here.
Clauson Center (CC) 432

Thursday, August 23

8-8:45 a.m. Breakfast
Monson Dining Center
9-9:45 a.m. Worship and Devotions with Mu Kappa students
Clauson Center (CC) 312
9:45-10 a.m.  Closing Program 
Clauson Center (CC) 312

Options for your free time on Thursday:

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Info Central: This is your one-stop shop to get started.
   Welcome Week Check-In (open until 8 p.m.)
   I-9 Assistance (open 12-4:30 p.m.)
   ITS/Computer Help Desk (technology questions)
     (also 651.638.6500 or helpdesk@bethel.edu)
   Business Office Help Desk (tuition payment questions)
   Campus Store (books and more)  
Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2
10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Advising Central: Ask about your class schedule or major.
Hagstrom Center (HC) 113
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Financial Aid Office
Clauson Center (CC) 432

Starting Thursday afternoon, follow the students in campus housing schedule or commuter schedule and the parent and family schedule.

PEP Registration

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