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Want your event listed on the Week of Welcome itinerary? If so, email us with your organization's name, event information (time, location, description, etc) and we'll post it on here. *Events are subject to approval prior to posting.

Thursday, August 20 - Great Move-In Day

  • 10AM-10PM Great Move-In Day Begins - Residence Halls
  • 8PM-11PM Freshman VIP Night - University Bookstore (Ground Floor, University Center)

Friday, August 21

  • 12PM Minority Student Welcome - Tech Pride Room (University Center, 1st Floor)
  • 3PM University Convocation - Hooper Eblen Center (Freshmen & Families Only; Freshmen students must wear purple "2015 Week of Welcome" shirt.)
  • 4PM Class of 2019 Group Picture - Overall Field at Tucker Stadium (Freshmen Only; Freshmen students must wear purple "2015 Week of Welcome" shirt.)
  • 5PM Student Organization Mix & Mingle - North Dixie Avenue
  • 6PM Dinner on Dixie - North Dixie Avenue
  • 7PM Dancin' on Dixie - North Dixie Avenue (co-sponsored by Office of Orientation and Student Success, Student Government Association (SGA) & Tech Activities Board)
  • 7PM TTU Women's Soccer vs Arkansas-Little Rock - Soccer Field (next to Hooper Eblen Center)

Saturday, August 22

  • 11AM-1PM Religious Organizations & Churches Fair - Multipurpose Room (University Center, 2nd Floor)
  • 12:30PM-3PM Gathering of Eagles - Tailgate Park / Tucker Stadium
    Grab some free food before watching the Golden Eagles' inter-squad scrimmage. *First 100 students will receive VIP registration access to the TTU Color Run on Sunday, August 23.
  • 4PM TTU Women's Volleyball "Purple and Gold Scrimmage" - Hooper Eblen Center
  • 7PM Movie on the Quad - Main Quad

Sunday, August 23

  • 1PM Freshmen Fall Classes Guided Tour with SOAs - Tech Pride Room (University Center, 1st Floor)
  • 4PM TTU Color Run - Main Quad
    *Registration begins at 3PM with the first 500 students receiving a free t-shirt.
    (co-sponsored by Office of Orientation and Student Success, Tech Activities Board, and Golden Eagle Athletics)
  • 4PM TTU Women's Soccer vs Middle Tennessee State University - Soccer Field (next to Hooper Eblen Center)

Monday, August 24 - First Day of Classes

  • 8AM SOA Information Tent - Centennial Plaza
  • 11AM- 1PM T-Shirt Trade-In Day - Centennial Plaza (Bring an old high school or college t-shirt to trade in for a TTU t-shirt.)
  • 11AM-1PM Student Government Association (SGA) Luau - Centennial Plaza
  • 3PM-6PM iCube Innovation Center Open House - Volpe Library 3rd Floor

Tuesday, August 25

  • 11AM-1PM Cookeville Business Fair - Centennial Plaza
  • 5PM Campus Recreation Cookout - Tailgate Park (Between Tucker Stadium and Hooper Eblen Center)
  • 6PM-10pm Cosmic Bowl - Bowling World (545 Neal St, Cookeville, TN)
    Challenge your friends to a game of bowling on us! *Must have Eagle Card to be admitted.

Wednesday, August 26

  • 8PM Hypnotism with Dr. Jim Wand - Derryberry Hall Auditorium - *Must have Eagle Card to be admitted.
    (co-sponsored by Office of Orientation and Student Success & Tech Activities Board;)

Thursday, August 27

  • 11AM Purple Pride Alert! - Across Campus (Be on the look out for TTU's Spirit Team as they will be patrolling campus to award those wearing Tech colors!)
  • 12PM Poster Sale - Lobby (University Center, 1st Floor)

Friday, August 28

  • 12PM Poster Sale - Lobby (University Center, 1st Floor)

Wednesday, September 2

  • 7PM Panhellenic Mixer (Sorority Recruitment Mixer) - Multipurpose Room (University Center, 2nd Floor)

*Events, dates, and times are subject to change.