8:00 am - 5:00 pm | Ft Worth & Barnard Halls
Need some help getting settled @ SWBTS? Volunteers will be on hand to help new students move into their dorm rooms!
Contact Student Life (firstname.lastname@example.org; ext. 3901) with any question!
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Student Center Snack Area West
All New Students are welcome to join our Residential Life and Student Life staffs for a pizza lunch in the Student Center Snack Area. Free Pizza and Giveaways!
7:00 pm | Student Center Cafe
Come to the Student Center Cafe to hang out with new and current students of SWBTS and get free ice cream sundaes and floats. Stay awhile and play some board games and get some information about local churches you can attend on Sunday!
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm | Truett Auditiorium
As we begin the new semester join us for a night of faculty led prayer and praise over the new semester!
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Rotunda
You don’t want to miss this night of fun! Join our Student Leadership and Residential Staff for a high stakes game of campus wide capture the flag!
11:00 am - 5:00 pm | Riley Center 150
Enjoy a free lunch as you get acquainted with new friends, Fort Worth, and Southwestern. Then, finish final preparations on campus before classes!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Hornor House
Join us in the Hornor House for one of the year’s most sought after campus event. Meet other students and students wives and discover the opportunities that God had for you as a woman at Southwestern Seminary. Childcare available** (see below for details).
6:00 - 8:00 pm | Pecan Manor Lawn
Free Fish, Archery Competition, Stories of the hunt! If you’re a man you don’t want to miss this event! Come and enjoy a catfish dinner and hear stories from Dr. Patterson’s most dangerous safari hunts, compete in the archery competition, and enter your name into a drawing for one of our sportsman giveaways. Childcare available** (see below for details).
9:00 am - 3:00 pm | Burger’s Lake (1200 Meandering Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76114)
It’s the last day of summer! Come and enjoy it with us at Burger’s Lake in Fort Worth. Cost is $5 per person and $10 per family. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy water slides, diving boards, and a refreshing lake on summers last day! Meet in the RAC Parking Lot at 9am to carpool or meet us there at 10am.
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm | RAC
What better way to unwind from your first day of class than a cage dodgeball match! Teams of 6 will compete in a Dodgeball Tournament with the winning team being crowned seminary champions. Come and compete against students and faculty alike! A hamburger supper will be provided to start things off at 6pm with the tourney starting at 6:30. Register your team of 6 online in the RAC or by email (email@example.com)
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm | West Lawn
Join us on the West Lawn for a fair-like atmosphere to conclude welcome week! Bounce Houses, Snow Cones, Concessions, Concert, and a Great Meal will all be provided FREE OF CHARGE! Also come and learn about local churches and their ministry to Seminary Students! Looking for a ministry position or internship? Several churches, in partnership with our Church Minister Relations Office, will be accepting ministry position and internship resumes! This is truly an event you will not want to miss!
For more information, contact the office of Student Life at ext. 3901 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
** Childcare Available: The Naylor Children’s Center is providing childcare for ages 2 months - 6th grade on August 19th during the Women’s Chocolate Connection and the Men’s Fish Fry. Students will need to email Cheryl Bell email@example.com in order to register their children.