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Taylor to Welcome 441 Incoming Freshmen, Transfer Students

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Students unpacking cars during Welcome Weekend

Four hundred forty-one new students, comprised of 400 freshmen and 41 transfer students, are set move into their residence halls at Taylor University on Friday, August 27, when Taylor’s annual Welcome Weekend begins. View the Welcome Weekend schedule of events and other information here.

Residence halls open Friday at 9 am for Taylor’s newest students. Students from Taylor’s sophomore, junior, and senior classes will begin moving in on Saturday. Welcome Weekend events will continue throughout Saturday and Sunday with orientation, hall meetings, and other activities culminating in a campus-wide communion and prayer service in the Odle Gymnasium on Sunday, August 29, at 7 pm.

Welcome Weekend continues on Monday, August 30, with Taylor’s annual Community Plunge—a daylong event that sends hundreds of Taylor University students, staff, and faculty members into the Upland, Indiana, community for various volunteer cleanup and beautification projects.

Night classes begin Monday evening, and daytime classes begin on Tuesday, August 31.