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W.O.W. - Weeks of Welcome


The first few weeks of each semester compromise welcome activities for all new students at RVCC. Weeks of Welcome help new students feel connected to the RVCC Community and learn more about their College.

 Fall 2016 Weeks of Welcome Events:

Thursday, August 25th 

New Student BBQ! 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Come enjoy free food and entertainment at the annual New Student BBQ! Get to know other new students, compete for prizes, and learn more about the RVCC campus. You can also find out where your classes are located!

August 31st and September 1st, 6th, and 7th

Welcome Stations   8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Not sure where to go during the first few days of classes?  Stop by one of the six Welcome Stations to find out where important offices and services are located, as well as how to find classrooms. The Welcome Stations will also have important information, including the Student Handbook/Planner. 

 Tuesday, September 13th 

Fall 2016 Convocation/Club Recruitment Day 12:30 - 2:20 p.m.  RVCC Courtyard 
Convocation is your official welcome as a member of the RVCC Campus Community! Come learn about the college including how to get involved in campus organizations.

Tuesday, September 20th

RVCC Welcome Back Picnic & Sprit Day  12:30 - 2:20 p.m.  RVCC Courtyard
Come enjoy free food and entertainment at this community-wide event! Be sure to wear your RVCC gear.

Thursday, September 22nd

Mini Laser Light Show    1:15 - 1:30 p.m.   RVCC Planetarium
Come enjoy a free laser show at the Planetarium!  Each 15 minute show is open to new and returning students

Wednesday, October 5th

President's Dinner for Non-Traditional Students     4:30 - 6:00 pm      Conference Center
This is a great way for non-traditional and evening students to meet with President McDonough and to connect with each other. Students will be discussing matters that relate to non-traditional students (including students changing careers, returning to college, over 25, etc.). Registration is required for the dinner.

**RSVP for this event either via e-mail at
studentlife@raritanval.edu , or by calling 908-526-1200 x8318. Complimentary Childcare will be provided by the Education Club.    

Thursday, October 13th

Meet the President and Executive Staff   1:00 p.m.  Bateman Center  
Meet RVCC President McDonough and the RVCC Executive Team! This is an opportunity to learn more about the senior leadership at the college including asking questions about life as an RVCC student.



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