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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 21 - Great Move-In Day

  • 10AM-10PM Great Move-In Day Begins - Residence Halls
  • 7PM-11PM Freshman VIP Night - University Bookstore (Ground Floor, University Center)

Friday, August 22

  • 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 "2014 Week of Welcome" shirt.)
  • 4PM Class of 2018 Group Picture - Overall Field at Tucker Stadium (Freshmen Only; Freshmen students must wear purple "2014 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 & Tech Activities Board)

Saturday, August 23

  • 11AM-1PM Religious Organizations & Churches Fair - Multipurpose Room (University Center, 2nd Floor)
  • 7PM Movies on the Quad - Main Quad

Sunday, August 24

  • 1PM TTU Soccer vs. East Tennessee State - Soccer Field (Next to Hooper Eblen Center)
  • 2PM Freshmen Fall Classes Guided Tour with SOAs - Tech Pride Room (University Center, 1st Floor)
  • 4PM TTU Color Run* - Main Quad *Event to be rescheduled due to possible severe weather.
    (co-sponsored by Office of Orientation and Student Success, Tech Activities Board, and Golden Eagle Athletics)

Monday, August 25 - First Day of Classes

  • 8AM SOA Information Tent - South Patio
  • 11AM-1PM Student Government Association (SGA) Luau - South Patio

Tuesday, August 26

  • 11AM-1PM Cookeville Business Fair - South Patio
  • 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;)

Wednesday, August 27

  • 5PM Campus Recreation Cookout - Tailgate Park (Between Tucker Stadium and Hooper Eblen Center)

Thursday, August 28

  • 11AM Purple Pride Alert - Across Campus (Purple Pride Spotters will be patrolling campus with Awesome Eagle to reward those showing their TTU Pride!)
  • 5PM Greek Life Tailgate - Tailgate Park (Between Tucker Stadium and Hooper Eblen Center)
  • 6:30PM Running of the Freshmen - Tucker Stadium (Class of 2018 will join President Oldham in leading the Golden Eagles onto Overall Field. Free t-shirt to the first 500 students.)
  • 7PM TTU Football vs. Kentucky Christian - Tucker Stadium *Students get in free with their Eagle Card.

Monday, September 1

  • 7PM Fall Fling - Front of New Hall South (Sponsored by Residence Hall Association)

Tuesday, September 2

  • 12PM Poster Sale - Lobby (University Center, 1st Floor)
  • 6PM Sneak Peek at Sorority Recruitment - Derryberry Hall Auditorium (Sponsored by Greek Life)

Wednesday, September 3

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

Friday, September 5

Saturday, September 6