Westminster College Bassis Center in the snow

Winter at Westminster Schedule

2019 Schedule

Prospective Student Activities

4:30–5:00 p.m. | Overnight check-in | Converse Hall, Office of Admissions

5–7:00 p.m. | Overnighter and host dinner, campus exploration | Use meal voucher | Shaw Student Center

5–6:00 p.m. | Parent Reception | Jewett Center for the Performing Arts, Richer Alcove

7–9:00 p.m. | Paint Night | Mandatory activity | Dick Building, Room 120

9–10:30 p.m. | Movie and Game Night | Mandatory activity | Malouf 201

Required Sessions

8:30–9:00 a.m. | Bedding and luggage drop-off | Converse Hall, Office of Admissions

9–9:30 a.m. | Student breakfast buffet | Dolores Doré Eccles Health, Wellness, and Athletic Center (HWAC), Special Events Room

9:15–9:30 a.m. | Parents arrival | Converse Hall, Office of Admissions

9:30–10:30 a.m. | Campus Tour | Depart from Special Events Room

10:30–11:00 a.m. | Griffin Games | HWAC, Special Events Room

11:10 a.m.–noon | Breakout session I (students choose option 1 or 2)

  • Student Session Option 1: Science: "Polar Opposites" | Dr. Robyn Hyde, PhD | Meldrum Science Center, Room 120
  • Student Session Option 2: Communications: "Pop Culture: The Shaded Gateway of Intercultural Communication" | Tamara Stevenson, EdD | Dick Building, Room 103
  • Parent Session: Interactive 3D printing workshop | Matt Kruback, MFA | Converse Hall, Maker’s Lab

Noon–12:50 p.m. | Lunch with faculty and current students | HWAC, Special Events Room

1–1:50 p.m. | Breakout session II (students choose option 1, 2, or 3)

  • Student Session Option 1: Business: "Personal Wealth Foundations" | Jon McKenzie | Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business, Room 133
  • Student Session Option 2: Psychology: "Bust That Psych Myth" | Paul Presson, PhD | Dick Building, Room 103
  • Student Session Option 3: Nursing Lab tour | Diane Van Os, MS | HWAC, Third Floor
  • Parent Session: "Inclusive Excellence at Westminster" | Chris Davids, PhD, and Kari Lindsey, Coordinator for the Student Diversity and Inclusion Center | Meldrum Science Center, Room 110

2–2:20 p.m. | Closing remarks and next steps | Quincey Malauulu Otuafi, Director of Undergraduate Admissions | HWAC, Special Events Room

2:20–3:00 p.m. | Campus community tabling fair | HWAC, Special Events Room

Optional Sessions

2:45–3:05 p.m. | Honors College presentation | Richard Badenhausen, PhD | Dick Building, Room 103

2–5:00 p.m. | Financial Aid office hours for one-on-one meetings | Bamberger Hall, Office of Financial Aid

2–5:00 p.m. | Admissions counselors follow-up | Converse Hall, Office of Admission

3–4:00 p.m. | HWAC Happy Hour | Learn how to prepare healthy, tasty food that’s easy and inexpensive to make. In this session, you will make (and eat) vegan, gluten-free cookie dough | HWAC, Room 353

10:00 a.m.–noon | Admissions office hours | Converse Hall, Office of Admissions

Financial Aid | 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Bamberger Hall, Room 204

Cashier to pay deposit | 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Bamberger Hall, First Floor

Career Center | 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Shaw Student Center

Dean of Students | 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. | Shaw Student Center

Collaborative Arts Studio | 2:30–3:30 p.m. | Converse Hall, Third Floor

Disability Services | 2:30–4:00 p.m. | Giovale Library, Lower Level

Community Activities

Friday, February 22

5:30 p.m. | Women’s Basketball vs Colorado Christian University

7:30 p.m. | Men’s Basketball vs Colorado Christian University

Saturday, February 23

5:30 p.m. | Women’s Basketball vs Regis University

7:30 p.m. | Men’s Basketball vs Regis University

All games take place in the Behnken Field House.

Hours

Thursday: 6:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

Friday: 6:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

Climbing wall and aquatic center hours vary each day.

Learn more about HWAC hours, facilities, and programs.

Griff's Roost, located in the Bassis Center, serves hot and cold beverages, pastries, and snacks.

Hours

Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Outdoor Ice Skating | Gallivan Center | Map

  • February 22 and 23, noon–midnight
  • February 24, noon–7:00 p.m.

Hogle Zoo | Map

  • February 21–23, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Ice Castles | Midway | Map

  • February 21, 4–9:00 p.m.
  • February 22, 4–10:30 p.m.
  • February 23, 11:00 a.m.–10:30 p.m.
  • Closed Sunday

Utah Jazz vs Dallas Mavericks | Vivint Smart Home Arena | Map

  • February 23, 8:00 p.m.

Get discounted Utah Jazz tickets.

An American in Paris | Hale Center Theater | Map

  • February 22, 7:30 p.m.
  • February 23, 12:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Rio Grande Winter Market | Rio Grande Depot | Map

  • February 23, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Shopping | City Creek Center | Map

  • February 21–23, 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
  • Closed Sunday

Sledding/walking | Sugar House Park | Map

  • February 21–24

Skiing/snowboarding

  • February 21–24

Get a Discount Alta lift pass or passes for other resorts from Liftopia.

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) | Map

  • February 21, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • February 22, 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
  • February 23, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Closed Sunday

The Leonardo STEM and Art Museum | Map

  • February 21–24, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Ballet West presents Swan Lake | Abravanel Hall | Map

  • February 23, 7:30 p.m.

Natural History Museum of Utah | Map

  • February 21–24, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) | Map

  • February 21–24, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Restaurant, Retail, and Entertainment Discounts

Accommodations

We're happy to accommodate any special needs you may have in order to participate in this event. Reasonable prior notice is required to arrange accommodations for people with disabilities.

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