Welcome to Move-In Days, 2016!

Welcome Week at Radford University is packed with activities, including educational sessions, entertainment, social events, movies and opportunities to explore campus. Plan to attend the week’s events and get to know RU and your fellow classmates!

All events are free! Please bring your RU ID to all activities

Thursday, August 25

8 am-5 pm                  
Accommodation Package Pickup

Disability Resource Office
Tyler Hall lower level, Suites 54-69

3 pm-11 pm                
Student Recreation and Wellness Center Open

9 pm-12 am                
Glo Night

We’ll provide the DJ, t-shirts, and paint all you need to do is bring yourself, a smile, and all your friends!
Muse Lawn
Sponsored by R-SPACE and Student Activities

8:30 pm – Midnight
Free Bowling and Billiards

Bonnie Student Center Game Room
Sponsored by Student Activities

9 pm
Movie: Now You See Me 2

Bonnie Auditorium
Sponsored by R-SPACE

Friday, August 26

8 am-5 pm
Accommodation Package Pickup

Disability Resource Office
Tyler Hall lower level, Suites 54-69

12 NOON
Women’s Volleyball, RU vs Wake Forest

Dedmon Center

3 pm-11 pm
Student Recreation and Wellness Center Open

4 pm-6 pm
Honors Move-In Social (
all new honors students invited)
Floyd Hall Patio
Sponsored by Honors Academy

5 pm
Group X Body Pump-Studio M109 and Cycling-Studio 124

Student Recreation and Wellness Center
Sponsored by Student Recreation and Wellness

5 pm-7 pm
Meet the Personal Trainers and Fitness Assessments Available

Student Recreation and Wellness Center Lobby
Sponsored by Student Recreation and Wellness

6 pm
Group X Zumba Class-Studio M106

Student Recreation and Wellness Center
Sponsored by Student Recreation and Wellness

7 pm
Women’s Soccer, RU vs Delaware State

Cupp Stadium

8:30pm – Midnight
RU Ready Bash: Night at the Carnival

Enjoy a night of carnival themed games, rides and the possibility to win some awesome prizes!
Food sampling: 8:30pm to 12 am from Wild Greens, Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, Pink Berry, and Hissho
Bonnie Student Center
Sponsored by R-SPACE, Student Activities, Radford After Dark, and Dining Services

8:30pm-Midnight
Free Bowling and Billiards

Bonnie Student Center Game Room
Sponsored by Student Activities

9 pm
Movie: Now You See Me 2

Bonnie Student Center Auditorium
Sponsored by R-SPACE

Saturday, August 27

8:30 am-12 Noon
Fall Into the New

Volunteers needed to help make the New River pristine, thriving and NEW again.
Registration begins at 8:30, Glencoe Museum.  Wear sunblock, river shoes, and sturdy clothing.
Free tee shirt and lunch provided at noon.
Sponsored through Outdoor Programs and in conjunction with Giles, Montgomery,
Pulaski Counties and the City of Radford

9 am-3 pm
Accommodation Package Pickup

Disability Resource Office
Tyler Hall lower level, Suites 54-69

10:40 am-3:40 pm
Transit Bus Service

Will be provided by Radford Transit every hour from the Radford University Hub Main Street & Tyler, next to SunTrust) to the Fairlawn Walmart and the Christiansburg New River Valley Mall. This service will be free for students presenting their Radford University issued ID.  Passengers, including students, not presenting a Radford University issued ID will be charged the $1.00 fare collected prior to departing from and returning to the Radford University Hub. More details will be available at the residence hall check-in tables and at the Bonnie Student Center Information Desk.

11 am-11 pm
Student Recreation and Wellness Center Open

1 pm-4 pm
Move In Madness

Fun games, color blast, music, refreshments and COKE prizes
Student Outdoor Recreation Complex (new outdoor turfed fields)
Rain location: Student Recreation and Wellness Center MAC court
Sponsored by Student Recreation and Wellness and Greek life (NPHC)

3 pm
Women’s Volleyball, RU vs Norfolk State

Dedmon Center

4 pm-8 pm
Climbing Wall Open

Peters Hall Lower Level
Sponsored by Outdoor Programs

6 pm
Women’s Volleyball, RU vs St. Francis (NY)

Dedmon Center

6 pm-8 pm
Activity Hour

A fun and interactive opportunity to socialize and meet new people. Enjoy snacks, a live DJ, and games
Outside Heth Stage/Plaza
Sponsored by Center for Diversity and Inclusion

7 pm
Movie: Now You See Me 2

Bonnie Student Center Auditorium
Sponsored by R-SPACE

8:30 pm-Midnight
Free Bowling and Billiards

Bonnie Student Center Game Room
Sponsored by Student Activities

9 pm
Outdoor Movie: Captain America: Civil War and Snacks

Dedmon Baseball Stadium- on the BIG Screen
Bring your own blankets/pillows
Rain location: Bonnie Auditorium-9:30 pm
Sponsored by Residential Life, Student Activities and Intercollegiate Athletics

Sunday, August 28

11 am-11 pm
Student Recreation and Wellness Center Open

2 pm-11 pm
Free Bowling and Billiards

Bonnie Student Center Game Room
Sponsored by Student Activities

2 pm-3:30 pm
Academic Success Mini Sessions & Light Refreshments

  • Finding your classes
  • Best places to study
  • Answers to any other start of the semester questions

Bonnie Hurlburt Student Center Dining Stage
Sponsored by New Student Programs

2 pm-5 pm
Climbing Wall Open

Peters Hall Lower Level
Sponsored by Outdoor Programs

4 pm-4:45 pm
Residence Hall Mandatory Floor Meetings

4 pm-8 pm
Student Outdoor Recreation Complex Fields and Courts Open

4:45 pm-5 pm
Hearty Highlander Welcome to Our New Students

5 pm-6 pm
New Student Convocation

Opening by President Hemphill
Preston Hall Bondurant Auditorium
Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and New Student Programs

6 pm-7pm
Class of 2020 Student Photo

Heth Lawn
All new students receive a free T-shirt to be worn for the “Human” 2020 photo
Sponsored by Student Life

7 pm
Women’s Soccer, RU vs Appalachian State

Cupp Stadium