2023 – 2024 Welcome Weekend Scheduled
Welcome Weekend and Bulldog Day is the official start to the fall semester for first year students at Barton College. The 2023-2024 Welcome Weekend is an on-campus event starting Friday afternoon, August 18, and lasting to Sunday, August 20.
Most events are required for first-year students. We are extremely excited about your arrivals and cannot wait to welcome you to Barton College for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Day 1 (August 18)
All times are Eastern Daylight Time.
|4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.||Family and Guest Engagement Social; Kennedy Family Theatre|
|5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.||Battle of the Bulldogs; Center Campus|
|6:30 p.m.||Friday Night Under the Lights; Gates open to Truist Stadium|
|7:00 p.m.||Women’s Blue and White Soccer Game|
|8:00 p.m.||Men’s Blue and White Soccer Game|
Day 2 (August 19) Bulldog Day!
|7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.||Breakfast; Culinary Center|
|9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.||The Mind Blast; Wilson Gymnasium
Lunch; Culinary Center
|1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.||Beat the Barton Heat with Bingo and BIG Prizes|
|1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.||121 Years of Barton! Trivia Relay|
|1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.||Let’s Get Personal|
|3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||All about Wilson Gift Card Scavenger Hunt; Hamlin Student Center - Fountain- Optional|
|8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.||“Watch Me Glow” Foam Party and Food Trucks; Center Campus|
Day 3 (August 20)
|9:00 a.m.||Naming and Induction; details will be provided during Welcome Weekend|