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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 Monday, August 22, for the PEP pre-Welcome Week orientation. Learn more about this orientation, check out the schedule below, and register today! To participate, you must register by July 25. 

Monday, August 22

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

8:30-10:30 a.m.

Check-In, Breakfast, and Move-In*
Start at the Student Life Office - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2

10:45-11:45 a.m.

Welcome and Intercultural Programs 101*
Eastlund Room - Community Life Center (CLC) Level 2

12-1:30 p.m.

Three-Strand Cord Family Luncheon*
The Underground - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2

1:45-3 p.m. 

Strategies for Success in College
Community Life Center (CLC) 117

3:15-4:45 p.m.

Community-Building Activity
Meet in Community Life Center (CLC) 117

5-6 p.m.

Dinner
Monson Dining Center - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 3

6-8 p.m.

Ice Cream Social, Karaoke, and Game Night
Cultural Connection Center - Clauson Center (CC) 317

Tuesday, August 23

7:30-8:45 a.m.

Breakfast
Monson Dining Center

9:15-9:45 a.m.

Worship and Devotions
Eastlund Room - Community Life Center (CLC) Level 2 

10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Tour of Resource Offices
Meet in Eastlund Room

12-1 p.m.

Lunch 
Monson Dining Center 

1-3 p.m.

What's Your Story?
Eastlund Room

3-4 p.m.

Thriving in Transitions
Eastlund Room

4-4:30 p.m.

Group Photos
West Lawn (near the lake)

4:30-5:15 p.m.

Closing Program
Eastlund Room

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Off-Campus Dinner
Meet in the Community Life Center (CLC) Lobby

Wednesday, August 24

7:30-8:45 a.m.

Breakfast
Monson Dining Center

9-9:45 a.m.

Worship and Devotions
Eastlund Room

10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Trip to Target (optional)
Meet in the Community Life Center (CLC) Lobby

12-1 p.m.

Lunch
Monson Dining Center

1-2 p.m.

Mentor Connection
Location TBD

2-4:30 p.m.

Student Employee Orientation (if applicable)
The Underground - Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2

6-9 p.m.

Off-Campus Dinner and Bowling
Meet in the Community Life Center (CLC) Lobby

Optional places to visit in your free time on Wednesday:

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Info Central: Bring all your nonacademic questions here!
Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2 (near grand staircase)

3-5 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
Robertson Center (RC) 326

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Business Office
Clauson Center (CC) 208

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Campus Store
Brushaber Commons (BC) Level 2

Thursday, August 25

Follow the main student arrival schedule and the parent and family schedule.

PEP Registration

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