Welcome Week Events

Join the Weeks of Welcome celebrations at the Fox School. New students and parents are invited to participate in these activities, happening throughout the week of Aug. 15.

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Monday, August 15 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Alter Hall, Third FloorParent Scavenger Hunt: “Oh, the places on campus your student can go…”
The Fox School deans welcome you to campus! To help you get acclimated to your student’s new home, use this “At-a-Glance” Guide to connect with the campus community and to learn more about services available to your student. Start the self-guided tour off with a personal welcome (and cup of coffee) at the Fox School Dean’s Office on the third floor of Alter Hall.  
Tuesday, August 16 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Alter Hall, Third FloorParent Scavenger Hunt: “Oh, the places on campus your student can go…”
The Fox School deans welcome you to campus! To help you get acclimated to your student’s new home, use this “At-a-Glance” Guide to connect with the campus community and to learn more about services available to your student. Start the self-guided tour off with a personal welcome (and cup of coffee) at the Fox School Dean’s Office on the third floor of Alter Hall. 
Tuesday, August 16 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.Alter Hall, Lower Level AuditoriumBuilding Your Professional Self: From Fresh to Profresh!
Stop by the Lower Level of Alter Hall between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to have a new, professional head shot taken to use in your social media worlds. At 12:00 p.m., join experts from our Marketing and Communications team to learn about managing your online presence in a professional way.
Wednesday, August 1710 a.m. to 11 a.m. Alter Hall, Third FloorParent Scavenger Hunt: “Oh, the places on campus your student can go…”
The Fox School deans welcome you to campus! To help you get acclimated to your student’s new home, use this “At-a-Glance” Guide to connect with the campus community and to learn more about services available to your student. Start the self-guided tour off with a personal welcome (and cup of coffee) at the Fox School Dean’s Office on the third floor of Alter Hall. 
Wednesday, August 1711:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Alter Hall and Speakman HallNew Student Scavenger Hunt
Not sure where academic advising is? Don’t know where your major department is? Not sure where your classes will be those first few days? No problem! Join up with other students as you explore our buildings and meet faculty and staff from the various departments and offices. Feel free to roam in teams or on your own! This is your chance to scope out the landscape and be better prepared. Prizes and giveaways throughout the day for participants! 
Thursday, August 1811:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Alter Hall, First Floor, The EggCSPD Block Party
Join your new Fox friends & family to have fun while learning about the Fox Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD)! Get info on CSPD services, resources, cool tech tools, how to get an internship, interview prep, resume pointers, dress-for-success tips, plus trivia, games, food and prizes! Come join the fun! 
Friday, August 1910:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.Liacouras CenterFox School Meeting
Meet up with your fellow Fox students before Convocation.  
Friday, August 1911:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.Liacouras CenterNew Student Convocation & Pep Rally
University leaders will welcome you to the student body in one of Temple’s honored traditions. Convocation will take place at 11:00 a.m. at the Liacouras Center. Learn more at welcome.temple.edu/convocation.  
Friday, August 191:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.View ScheduleSampler Sessions
Sample various learning opportunities across the university with your choice of short, engaging performances, demonstrations, interactive experiences and showcases from each school, college and a few departments on campus. This is a time to explore opportunities outside of your declared major. See the schedule at welcome.temple.edu/convocation