Welcome Weekend 2017 Schedule 

A full schedule will be mailed to new students and posted here in late spring.

Questions, contact Shawnda Freer, Director of First Year Experience, at shfreer@taylor.edu

*Advanced tickets for parent/guest meals at Hodson Dining Commons (DC) are available for purchase by credit card through Wednesday, August 24th.  To order, please call Penny Mitchener at 765.998.5296 during regular business hours, 8:00-5:00.  You may pick up your tickets in the lobby of Hodson Dining Commons on Friday, August 26th from 9:00-11:00 a.m., prior to lunch.  Tickets can be mailed to you for an extra $1.00 if purchased by Friday, August 5th. Advanced tickets are not required but will save time in line. Tickets may also be purchased at the cashier with cash or credit card during Welcome Weekend. 

Student meals at the DC will be deducted from the student’s meal plan. Parent/guest meal prices at the DC are:   

Breakfast:       Adults $ 5.75  Children $2.95 (under 11)

Lunch:             Adults $ 7.95  Children $3.95 (under 11)

Dinner:            Adults $10.00 Children $5.00 (under 11) 

Friday lunch will also be available at the LaRita R. Boren Campus Center for students, parents, and guests.  However, advanced tickets are not available for the Campus Center location.  Students must have their student ID to use dining dollars at the Campus Center; otherwise, students may purchase meals at the Campus Center for the retail price.   

** This schedule is subject to change.
*** Several University offices, as well as the Campus Store, will be open for your convenience at various times throughout the weekend.
****Most parents arrive with their son or daughter for move-in on Friday and stay through Saturday lunch. There are many student activities planned for the remainder of the weekend which will assist with the transition to Taylor. Check for area accommodations.