Events for New Students

Events for New Students

2018 Events for New Students!

Fresh Start – August 16 & 17

Please note anything marked with a + is a mandatory event for all new students. Register for Fresh Start ASAP at

Thursday, August 16

  • 9AM-4PM: Orchard Hall New Student Move-In
    Additional schedule for Orchard Hall residents will be provided during check-in.
  • 7:30PM-9PM: Mission IMPROVable Comedy Show 
    Student Union Building 114-117
    Mission IMPROVable is open to all new Brandywine students, not just Orchard Hall residents! 

Friday, August 17

  • 8:50AM-9:30AM: Registration, Commons Gymnasium +
  • 9:30AM-10AM: Convocation Ceremony, Commons Gymnasium +
  • 10AM-12PM: College Meetings & Student Workshops, Various Locations +
  • 12PM-1PM: Lunch, Student Union Building Blue Apple Café +
  • 1:15PM-3:30: Interactive Performances, Various Locations+
  • 3:30PM-4:30PM: Bookstore Blow Out & Where’s My Classroom Tours 
  • 4:30PM-7PM: BW Beach Bash
    Vairo Amphitheater (rain location: Parsons Hall) 
    BW Beach Bash is open to ALL Brandywine Students, not just first-year students!

Week of Welcome (WOW) – August 18-24

This year’s WOW theme is “Take Flight!” Fly into a new academic year with activities that are free to all Brandywine students. WOW is just the start of an exciting calendar of student events and activities for the 2018-2019 year - check out the full calendar here.

Saturday, August 18 

  • 8PM-11PM: Big Screen Movie: Avengers: Infinity War
    Commons Lawn (rain: SUB 114-117)
    Enjoy snacks and a showing of one of the summer’s biggest movies!

Sunday, August 19

  • Events for Orchard Hall residents

Monday, August 20

  • 11:30AM-1:30PM: Welcome Back Party featuring Fly By Midnight
    ​SUB Lawn (rain location: SUB 114-117) 

Tuesday, August 21

  • 12PM-1:25PM: ThinkFast Game Show
    ​Parsons Dining Hall

Wednesday, August 22

  • 4PM-8PM: Escape Rooms & Pizza Party
    ​SUB Lawn (rain location: SUB 114-117)

Thursday, August 23

  • 12PM-1:30PM: Involvement Fair
    SUB Lawn (rain location: SUB 114-117)
  • 5PM-6:30PM: John Cassidy Entertainment
    ​SUB 114-117

Friday, August 24

  • 12:15PM-1:15PM: Student Affairs Open House
    Student Affairs Suite – SUB 207
  • 7PM-10PM: First Friday Arcade Movie Night
    SUB 1st Floor