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 Radford University and your fellow classmates!

All events are free! Please bring your Radford University ID to all activities.

Click on the dates below to see the schedule of events for each day, or scroll down.

Thursday, August 25

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Accommodation Package Pickup
Location: Disability Resource Office
Tyler Hall lower level, Suites 54-69

 

3 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Student Recreation and Wellness Center Open

 

9 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Glo Night
Location: Muse Lawn

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

 

8:30 p.m. - Midnight

Free Bowling and Billiards
Location: Bonnie Student Center Game Room
Sponsored by Student Activities

 

9 p.m.

Movie: Now You See Me 2
Location: Bonnie Auditorium
Sponsored by R-SPACE

 

Friday, August 26

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Accommodation Package Pickup
Location: Disability Resource Office
Tyler Hall lower level, Suites 54-69

 

Noon

Women’s Volleyball, RU vs Wake Forest
Location: Dedmon Center

 

3 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Student Recreation and Wellness Center Open

 

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Honors Move-In Social (all new honors students invited)
Location: Floyd Hall Patio
Sponsored by Honors Academy

 

5 p.m.

Group X Body Pump-Studio M109 and Cycling-Studio 124
Location: Student Recreation and Wellness Center
Sponsored by Student Recreation and Wellness

 

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Meet the Personal Trainers and Fitness Assessments Available
Location: Student Recreation and Wellness Center Lobby
Sponsored by Student Recreation and Wellness

 

6 p.m.

Group X Zumba Class-Studio M106
Location: Student Recreation and Wellness Center
Sponsored by Student Recreation and Wellness

 

7 p.m.

Women’s Soccer, RU vs Delaware State
Cupp Stadium

 

8:30 p.m. - Midnight

RU Ready Bash: Night at the Carnival
Location: Bonnie Student Center

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
Sponsored by R-SPACE, Student Activities, Radford After Dark, and Dining Services

 

8:30 p.m. - Midnight

Free Bowling and Billiards
Location: Bonnie Student Center Game Room
Sponsored by Student Activities

 

8:30 p.m. - Midnight

Free Bowling and Billiards
Location: Bonnie Student Center Game Room
Sponsored by Student Activities

 

9 p.m.

Movie: Now You See Me 2
Location: Bonnie Student Center Auditorium
Sponsored by R-SPACE

 

Saturday, August 27

8:30 a.m. - Noon

Fall Into the New
Location: Registration begins at 8:30, Glencoe Museum.

Volunteers needed to help make the New River pristine, thriving and NEW again. 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 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Accommodation Package Pickup
Location: Disability Resource Office
Tyler Hall lower level, Suites 54-69

 

10:40 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.

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 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Student Recreation and Wellness Center Open

 

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Move In Madness
Location: Student Outdoor Recreation Complex (new outdoor turfed fields)
Rain location: Student Recreation and Wellness Center MAC court

Fun games, color blast, music, refreshments and COKE prizes
Sponsored by Student Recreation and Wellness and Greek life (NPHC)

 

3 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball, RU vs Norfolk State
Location: Dedmon Center

 

4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Climbing Wall Open
Location: Peters Hall Lower Level
Sponsored by Outdoor Programs

 

6 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball, RU vs St. Francis (NY)
Location: Dedmon Center

 

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Activity Hour
Location: Outside Heth Stage/Plaza

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

 

7 p.m.

Movie: Now You See Me 2
Location: Bonnie Student Center Auditorium
Sponsored by R-SPACE

 

8:30 p.m. - Midnight

Free Bowling and Billiards
Location: Bonnie Student Center Game Room
Sponsored by Student Activities

 

9 p.m.

Outdoor Movie: Captain America: Civil War
Location: Dedmon Baseball Stadium- on the BIG Screen
Rain location: Bonnie Auditorium-9:30 pm

Bring your own blankets/pillows. Snacks provided.
Sponsored by Residential Life, Student Activities and Intercollegiate Athletics

 

Sunday, August 28

11 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Student Recreation and Wellness Center Open

 

2 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Free Bowling and Billiards
Location: Bonnie Student Center Game Room
Sponsored by Student Activities

 

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Academic Success Mini Sessions & Light Refreshments
Location: Bonnie Student Center Game Room

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

Sponsored by New Student Programs

 

2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Climbing Wall Open
Location: Peters Hall Lower Level
Sponsored by Outdoor Programs

 

4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Residence Hall Mandatory Floor Meetings

 

4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Student Outdoor Recreation Complex Fields and Courts Open

 

4:45 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Hearty Highlander Welcome to Our New Students

 

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

New Student Convocation
Location: Preston Hall Bondurant Auditorium

Opening by President Hemphill
Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and New Student Programs

 

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Class of 2020 Student Photo
Location: Heth Lawn


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

 

7 p.m.

Women’s Soccer, RU vs Appalachian State
Location: Cupp Stadium