We celebrated the new academic year and semester with fun activities, free food, giveaways, live music, and more during Welcome Week at the Science Mall. For more information, check out the video above, or you can view the past itinerary below.
Come join us during the first week of classes. Take a look at this year's schedule of events:
Wednesday, August 219 a.m.–5 p.m. Housing move-in, see move-in packet for your assigned time.
7 p.m. Find a Friend Movie & Game Night, Housing Clubhouse
Thursday, August 221–4 p.m. Housing Resource Fair, Housing Clubhouse
Friday, August 235–8 p.m. Welcome BBQ & Bands sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, Visual Arts Amphitheatre
Choose your entrée
Saturday, August 248–10 p.m. S'more Saturday, Housing Clubhouse
Sunday, August 251–4 p.m. Building Bash, Housing Building Courtyards
8 p.m.: Building Meetings, Housing Building Lobbies
Monday, August 269 a.m.–noon Go Local Fair, Walb Classic Ballroom
12–1 p.m.: University Convocation, Rhinehart Music Center
Tuesday, August 2711 a.m.–2 p.m. Root Beer Float Social, Walb Classic Ballroom
Wednesday, August 2811 a.m.–2 p.m. Student Services Resource Fair & Sidewalk Chalk Competition, Science Mall
4 p.m.–7 p.m. Block Party, Friends Pavilion
Thursday, August 2911 a.m.–2 p.m. Field Day & Student Organization Fair, Science Mall
Friday, August 305–7 p.m. Purdue Fort Wayne Invitational presented by Hyatt Place Tailgate, Gates Parking Lot 14
Mastodon Campus Store
Your one-stop-shop for all things Purdue University Fort Wayne, the Mastodon Campus Store stocks everything you need for classes—and more. Visit the store’s website for hours during Welcome Week. Beginning September 9, the store will be open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays.
Check the campus map for free parking locations.
Campus Health Clinic
The Campus Health Clinic is in Walb Student Union, Room 234, and is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. To schedule an appointment, call us at 260-481-5748 or stop by the reception desk at the clinic. The clinic accepts a wide range of insurances. Visit the Campus Health Clinic for more information.
Dining on Campus
Don’s at Walb. Chop’d and Top’d. Bon Bon’s. Java Spot. The Mastodon Mart. Whatever your food needs, find delicious fulfillment on campus. Don’s, the Mastodon Mart, and Java Spot are located in Walb Student Union; Chop’d and Top’d is on the ground floor of Kettler, and Bon Bon’s is in the ETCS building. Check Dining Services for hours and menus.