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Schedule of Events: August 14-23, 2015

When you arrive for Transition Week, you will be assigned to a small group of other incoming classmates to share the week's experiences with. You will also be assigned a Texan Transition Mentor (TTM) and Residential Leader (RL) who will guide you throughout the week.

Friday

August 14
  • We welcome our first wave of Texans today to New Student Move-in

Saturday

August 15

Saturday's events are reserved for students who are participating in Tarleton's Honor & Living-Learning Communities.

  • Learning Community Rotation Sessions & Dinner
  • New Student Move-In

Sunday

August 16

On Sunday the last group of new Texan arrive and events will help you get to know your new Tarleton Family.

  • New Student Move-In
  • Group Time
  • Motivational Speaker
  • First Year Fellies

Monday

August 17

Your Tarleton academic journey begins on Monday as you meet the dean of your college. Later in the day, check out Rec Fest!

  • Tarleton Talk
  • All-Class Rally
  • Meet Your College
  • Rec Fest
  • Class of 2019 Formation

Tuesday

August 18

On Tuesday, you will continue gain the tools for academic success with your First Year Seminar (FYS) class.

  • First Year Seminar (FYS) course
  • Academic Success Lab
  • Greek Night with Fraternity and Sorority Life

Wednesday

August 19

As the week hits the halfway mark, you'll gain more knowledge to become successful.

  • First Year Seminar course
  • Academic Success Lab
  • Various Organizational Events

Thursday

August 20

On Thursday you will learn how to utilize your strengths to propel you to success. Also enjoy some entertainment!

  • Conference Rotations
  • Group Time
  • Recreation Time (Movie on the Lawn, Dueling Pianos concert, Texan BINGO, etc.)

Friday

August 21

As the week begins to wind down, explore how you can serve the community. Then continue your day with mixing and mingling with classmates while enjoying some free live music and dancing!

  • Volunteer Fair
  • All Class Rally
  • Texan Talent Tryouts
  • Concert/Street Dance

Saturday

August 22

Saturday is your chance to connect with current students and organizations at Tarleton. You'll also be introduced to TSU's great traditions and spirit.

  • Returning Students Move-In
  • Community Expo & Organizational Fair
  • Spirit Rally
  • Purple and White Football Scrimmage
  • Texan Talent Show

Sunday

August 23

Sunday is the culmination of Transition Week when you will get to experience two of Tarleton's most treasured and moving traditions.

  • Rotation Sessions about Convocation/Candle Lighting
  • Convocation
  • Candle Lighting Ceremony

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