Schedule

All students must register for Welcome Weekend.

The following schedule includes events, dates, times, and locations for Welcome Weekend.

Print the PDF to bring with you to campus, view the full schedule online below, or download the APU Events app to easily access the most up-to-date information throughout the weekend. Information is subject to change, so please check back before arriving.

Please note: Siblings are welcome to attend, and may join parents at the family sessions. There is no formal programming for siblings.

Friday, August 23

Beginning at 12 a.m.
SessionTime
Offices Open for BusinessAugust 23
Beginning at 8 a.m.
SessionTime
Placement Assessments
LEC
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Beginning at 8:30 a.m.
SessionTime
Hydration Stations8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
IMT Wireless Internet Support
Trinity Lawn
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Information Center
Welcome Center
8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Residential Student Move-In
Engstrom Hall
8:30 a.m.–10 p.m.
Welcome Weekend Check-In
UTCC
8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Beginning at 10 a.m.
SessionTime
APU Community Fair
Parking Lot D
10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Campus Tours10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Beginning at 11 a.m.
SessionTime
Lunch11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Beginning at 11:30 a.m.
SessionTime
Transfer Student Connect
Wilden Hall, Wilden Lecture Hall
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Beginning at 12:30 p.m.
SessionTime
Commuter Student Connect
Cougar Dome
12:30–1:30 p.m.
Beginning at 1:30 p.m.
SessionTime
Azusa Scholars Connect
Wilden Hall, Wilden 105
1:30–2:30 p.m.
Military and Veterans
 Connect
President’s Dining Room
1:30–2:30 p.m.
Third Culture Kids Connect
LAPC Board Room
1:30–2:30 p.m.
Beginning at 2:45 p.m.
SessionTime
First-Generation College Students
 and Family Connect

Munson Chapel
2:45–3:45 p.m.
Pastors’ Kids Connect
LAPC Board Room
2:45–3:45 p.m.
Beginning at 4 p.m.
SessionTime
Academic Connect4–5:15 p.m.
Beginning at 5:30 p.m.
SessionTime
President’s Picnic
West Campus Lawn
5:30–6:45 p.m.
Beginning at 7 p.m.
SessionTime
Student and Family Welcome
Event Center
7–7:45 p.m.
Beginning at 8 p.m.
SessionTime
Alpha Group Time (Students ONLY)
Kresge Plaza
8–8:45 p.m.
Visit with the President and Mrs. Ferguson (Families and Guests ONLY)
Event Center
8–8:45 p.m.
Beginning at 9 p.m.
SessionTime
Candela
West Campus Lawn
9–9:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 24

Beginning at 12 a.m.
SessionTime
Offices Open for BusinessAugust 24
Beginning at 8 a.m.
SessionTime
Hydration Stations8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Beginning at 8:30 a.m.
SessionTime
Continental Breakfast
Hall of Champions
8:30–9:30 a.m.
Information and Late Check-in

Felix Event Center Ticket Office
8:30 a.m.–9 p.m.
Legacy Alumni Reception
Duke Art Gallery, Duke Art Gallery and Lobby
8:30–9:30 a.m.
Beginning at 9:30 a.m.
SessionTime
Thriving at APU
Event Center
9:30–11:30 a.m.
Beginning at 11:30 a.m.
SessionTime
Action Fair
Kresge Plaza
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Beginning at 12 p.m.
SessionTime
Lunch
Kresge Plaza
12–1:30 p.m.
Beginning at 1:30 p.m.
SessionTime
Just for Families (Families and Guests ONLY)

Event Center
1:30–3 p.m.
Passport to APU (Students ONLY)
UTCC
1:30–3 p.m.
Beginning at 3 p.m.
SessionTime
Rest, Run Errands, Get Settled, etc.3–5 p.m.
The Dome is Your Home (Commuter Students, Families and Guests)
Cougar Dome
3–5 p.m.
Beginning at 5 p.m.
SessionTime
Cougar Family Festival
West Campus Lawn
5–9 p.m.

Sunday, August 25

Beginning at 12 a.m.
SessionTime
Offices Open for BusinessAugust 25
Beginning at 8 a.m.
SessionTime
Hydration Stations8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Prayer and Dedication (Families and Guests ONLY)
UTCC
8–9 a.m.
Beginning at 8:30 a.m.
SessionTime
Offices Open for Business8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Beginning at 9:15 a.m.
SessionTime
Continental Breakfast
Hall of Champions
9:15–10:15 a.m.
Beginning at 10:15 a.m.
SessionTime
APU Community Worship Service
Event Center
10:15–11:30 a.m.
Beginning at 11:30 a.m.
SessionTime
Lunch with Family 
and Friends
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Beginning at 2 p.m.
SessionTime
Operation Adaptation (Students ONLY)
Dillon Field
2–4 p.m.
Beginning at 5 p.m.
SessionTime
Dinner (Students ONLY)
Parking Lot D
5–7 p.m.
Beginning at 7:30 p.m.
SessionTime
Good Times (Students ONLY)
Dillon Field
7:30–9 p.m.
Beginning at 9:15 p.m.
SessionTime
Living Area Meeting (Residential Students ONLY)9:15–10:30 p.m.

The full schedule is also available on the APU Events app.