Welcome to RU Move-In Days!

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

Download the Welcome to RU Move-In Weekend schedule (PDF).

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

Thursday, August 27

8:00am - 5:00pm
Accommodation Package Pickup
Disability Resource Office
Tyler Hall lower level, Suites 54-69

11:00am - 11:00pm
Student Recreation and Wellness Center Open

8:30pm - 1:00am
Night on the
Plaza Activities, music, and breakfast cereal bar with toppings
Bonnie Student Center
Sponsored by R-SPACE, Student Activities, Radford After Dark, and Dining Services

8:30pm - 1:00am
Rock and Bowl: Free Bowling and Billiards
Bonnie Student Center Game Room
Sponsored by Student Activities

9:00pm
Movie:Accepted
Bonnie Auditorium
Sponsored byR-SPACE

 

Friday, August 28

8:00am - 5:00pm
Accommodation Package Pickup
Disability Resource Office
Tyler Hall lower level, Suites 54-69

11:00am - 11:00pm
Student Recreation and Wellness Center Open

4:00pm
Highlander Volleyball Invitational Game
Radford University v Washington State
Dedmon Center

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Faculty and Students Social (all new honors students invited)
Floyd Hall Patio
Sponsored by Honors Academy

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Fitness Classes
Student Recreation and Wellness Center Studios
Bring your own towel
Sponsored by Student Recreation and Wellness

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Climbing Wall Open
Peters Hall Lower Level
Sponsored by RU Outdoors

8:30pm - 1:00am
RU Ready Bash
Activities, music and much more!
Food sampling: 8:30pm to 12:00am 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 - 1:00am
Rock and Bowl: Free Bowling and Billiards
Bonnie Student Center
Game Room
Sponsored by Student Activities

9:00pm
Movie: Accepted
Bonnie Student Center Auditorium
Sponsored by R-SPACE


Saturday, August 29

9:00am - 3:00pm
Accommodation Package Pickup
Disability Resource Office
Tyler Hall lower level, Suites 54-69

10:40am - 3:40pm
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 becharged 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

11:00am - 11:00pm
Student Recreation and Wellness Center Open

11:30am
Highlander Volleyball Invitational Game Free Chicken & Waffles Breakfast-while supplies last
Radford University v LIU Brooklyn
Dedmon Center

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Move In Madness
Fun games, competitions, 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

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Climbing Wall Open
Peters Hall Lower Level
Sponsored by RU Outdoors

7:00pm
Highlander Volleyball Invitational Game
Radford University v Elon
Dedmon Center

7:30pm
Movie: Accepted
Bonnie Student Center Auditorium
Sponsored by R-SPACE

9:00pm - 1:00am
Rock andBowl: Free Bowling and Billiards
Bonnie Student Center Game Room
Sponsored by Student Activities

9:00pm
Outdoor Movie:Pitch Perfect 2 and Movie Snacks
Dedmon Baseball Stadium-On theBIG Screen
Bring your own blankets/pillows (Rain location:Bonnie Auditorium)
Sponsored by Student Activities and Intercollegiate Athletics

10:30pm - 12:30am
Late Night Music, Dancing, and Snacks
Student Recreation and Wellness Center MAC Court
Sponsored by the Residence Hall Association

 

Sunday, August 30

11:00am - 11:00pm
Student Recreation and Wellness Center Open

1:00pm
Women’s Soccer
Highlanders Giveaways-whilesupplies last!
Radford University v College of Charleston
Dedmon Center

2:00pm - 11:00pm
Game Room Open with Free Bowling and Billiards
Bonnie Student Center Game Room
Sponsored by Student Activities

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Fitness Classes
Student Recreation and Wellness Center Studios
Bring your own towel
Sponsored by Student Recreation and Wellness

2:00pm
Movie: Accepted
Bonnie Student Center Auditorium
Sponsored by R-SPACE

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Academic Success Mini Sessions & LightRefreshments

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

Bonnie Student Center Dining Stage
Sponsored by New Student Programs

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Residence Hall Mandatory Floor Meetings

4:45pm - 5:00pm
Hearty Highlander Welcome to Our New Students

5:00pm - 6:00pm
New Student Convocation
Opening by President Kyle
Preston Hall Bondurant Auditorium
Sponsored by the Provost Office and New Student Programs

6:00pm - 6:45pm
New Student Photo-2019
Heth Lawn
All new students receive a free T-shirttobe worn for the “Human” 2019 photo

8:00pm
Movie: Accepted
Bonnie Student Center Auditorium
Sponsored by R-SPACE