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    Members of the Class of 2020 joined returning Athenians for Move-In Weekend at Mount Saint Mary's University's two L.A. campuses, Aug. 20-21.

    Welcome Week kicks off 2016-2017 school year


    Mount Saint Mary's University officially opened its 2016-2017 academic school on Monday, Aug. 22. Classes were not the only thing that began that day, though. The University's Student Affairs department also kicked off its "California Dreamin'" Welcome Week activities at both of the Mount's campuses: Chalon Campus in Brentwood, in the Santa Monica Mountains, and Doheny Campus near downtown Los Angeles. 

    Each year, Welcome Week offers resident and commuter students with the chance to get to know many of the opportunities available at the Mount, including academic, wellness and community involvement options. Below are the Welcome Week 2016 activities that were featured at each campus, from Move-In Weekend all the through the University's annual Student Involvement Fairs.

    To see a photo album from this year's Welcome Week at Mount Saint Mary's, visit our Facebook page

    Chalon Campus: Welcome Week 2016 
    Aug. 20-21: Move-In Weekend (Residence Halls)
    Aug. 20: Ice Cream Social (Magnificat House; 8 p.m.) 
    Aug. 21: Commuter Retreat (Campus Center; 8 a.m.-1 p.m.); Welcome Mass & Visiting the Homeless (Mary Chapel; 7 p.m.)
    Aug. 22: Pool Party (Chalon Pool; 7-9 p.m.); Floor Meetings (Residence Halls; 9:30 p.m.) 
    Aug. 23: Casting Call (The Circle; 2-3 p.m.); O-Group Reunions (The Circle; 5:30-7:30 p.m.); Room Blessings (Residence Halls; 8-10 p.m.)
    Aug. 24: Game Day (Student Lounge; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.); AthenaGO! (The Circle; noon-3 p.m.); Hike the Fire Trail (Fitness Center; 6:30-7:30 p.m.); Room Blessings (Residence Halls; 8-10 p.m.)
    Aug. 25: Thursday Theatre (Student Lounge; 12:30-2:30 p.m. & 4:30-6:30 p.m.); Planet Hollywood (The Circle; 7:30-10 p.m.)
    Aug. 26: Athenian Cafe (Dining Hall; 4-6 p.m.) 
    Aug. 27: Movie Night (Residence Halls; 7 p.m.) 
    Sept. 1: Student Involvement Fair (The Circle; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.) 

    Doheny Campus: Welcome Week 2016
    Aug. 20-21: Move-In Weekend (Residence Halls)
    Aug. 21: Ice Cream Social (Casa Magnifica; 8 p.m.) 
    Aug. 22: Commuter Registration (North Lawn; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.) 
    Aug. 23: Meet & Greet with Dean Cuevas (Building 7; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.); Mass of Welcome & Dinner (Mercy Chapel; 4 p.m.); Room Blessings (Residence Halls; 8-10 p.m.)
    Aug. 24: Student Affairs Open Houses (Campus Ministry, Career Services, Community Engagement, Commuter Services, ISAE, Residence Life, Student Affairs, Women's Leadership & Student Involvement; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.); Room Blessings (Residence Halls; 8-10 p.m.)
    Aug. 25: Student Involvement Fair & O-Group Reunions (North Lawn; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.)    
    Aug. 26: Athenian Cafe (Ahmanson Commons; 4-6 p.m.) 
    Aug. 27: Outdoor Movie Night (North Lawn: 7 p.m.); 
    Aug. 27-28: 
    Weekend Stop Trans (Explore L.A.)
    Sept. 1: SAC's "Hula on Over" (Doheny Pool; 4:30-6:30 p.m.)