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
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