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Date & Time
Sunday August 27, 2023
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.

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Curry College Milton Campus

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Student Clubs and Activities | Student Life

Welcome Back to Campus!!!

New and returning students can choose from a wide variety of events during Purple Pride Week 2023. Activities include live music, games, food trucks, bubble bowling at Westhaver park, outdoor movie night, 'Curry Up and Go' trip to Six Flags...and so much more!

Check out the full schedule of the week's events below:

(First-year students also participate in New Student "Welcome Weekend", which runs August 24 thru 28.)

Sunday, August 27

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Student Center, Marketplace

ODI Meet & Greet Brunch
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Student Center, Diversity Center (2nd Floor)
The Diversity Center (ODI) supports student success through programs and shared spaces that bring awareness to honor and uplift the wide range of student identities at Curry College. Though open to all who strive for equity and inclusion, the Diversity Center especially serves students who identify as historically underrepresented by way of ethnicity, race, gender, religion documentation status, socioeconomic class, first generation and LGBTQ+IA identities. Stop by and grab some great bites and make some new connections.

Hillel Student Bagel Brunch & More
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Student Center, Large Meeting Room

Search Your Schedule
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
A designated time for students to “walk their schedule” before the school year starts, as well as visit to some favorite spots on campus.

Excursions & More
Wrentham Outlets:
Shuttle departs Student Center @ 2:00 p.m.
Shuttle departs Wrentham Outlets @ 5:00 p.m.

University Shops & Dedham Legacy Place:
Shuttle departs Student Center from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. and runs every  45 min.
Last shuttle departs Dedham Legacy Place @ 5:00 p.m.

Geocaching with Compass Club
2:30 p.m.
Compass Club is seeking to introduce Curry College to new incoming students. The purpose of this fun activity is familiarize you not only with our campus but the resources available. You and your group will explore campus, searching for hidden baskets. Each member may take one prize from each basket. Snap a pic and tag @SAOatCurry to be entered in a raffle for additional prizes like a Visa Gift Card, Curry Bookstore Gift Card, Curry swag, and more!

Central Perk with Live Musical Performance by Lisa Bello '04
5:00 p.m.
Student Center, President's Dining Room

Curry Night @ Target
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Shuttles start running at 5:30 p.m./Last shuttle leaves Target at 8:00 p.m.
For the 10th consecutive year, Target is hosting private shopping events for incoming college freshmen to gear up for the best years of their lives. Join your fellow classmates for some late-night shopping at the University Ave. Target to get your residence hall room ready to go for the year! Walk down to the Student Center with your friends and jump aboard the Curry shuttle. Each student receives a Target goody bag!

Monday, August 28

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Various Residence Halls/Commuter Lounge

Class of 2027 Convocation
10:00 a.m. (9:30 a.m. Line-up and Procession)
Student Center, Katz Gymnasium
Participation is required for all new students.

Classes Begin
12:30 p.m.
Reminder: Morning classes will not meet. Please check your class schedules.

S’mores and More
7:30 p.m.
Student Center, Westhaver Park

Tuesday, August 29

Personalized Pennants and Letters to Your Future Self
7:00 p.m.
Student Center, Large Meeting Room

Wednesday, August 30

Bubble Bowling
4:00 p.m.
Student Center, Westhaver Park
(Rain Location: Student Center, Katz Gym)

Thursday, August 31

Paint by Numbers & Student Entertainment and Events (SEE) Social
7:00 p.m.
Student Center, Large Meeting Room

Friday, September 1

Food Truck Friday: Lolly Jolly Waffles
2:00 p.m.
Student Center, Westhaver Park

Saturday, September 2

SAO Saturdays: DIY Felt Pillows
2:00 p.m.
Student Center, Large Meeting Room

Sunday, September 3

Top Gun: Maverick Outdoor Movie Night
8:00 p.m.
Student Center, Westhaver Park
(Rain Date: Sat. 9/9)

Monday, September 4 (Labor Day)

Curry Up & Go: Six Flags
Tickets: $45 with transportation/$40 without
Bus Departs Student Center at 9:30 a.m.

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