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M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan Commuter Program

 

Commuter Resources 

 

For Current WKU Commuters

MPC: Schedule

Sunday, August 17, 2014

8 AM - 4 PM: 

Registration

Pick up your MPC registration materials including your schedule, name tag, and t-shirt

4-4:30 PM:

New Commuter Student Welcome Program Registration

Pick up your new commuter student Welcome Program materials.

4:30-6 PM:

New Commuter Student Information Fair

Activate your Parking Permit, taste test food from WKU Restaurant Group, tour the Downing Student Union, explore the campus aboard a Parking and Transportation Shuttle, and learn about parking!

6-8 PM:

New Commuter Student Welcome Program

Meet fellow commuter students as well as your Commuter Student Ambassadors!

8:15 PM:

Convocation

Kick off the week at the opening ceremony

9:15 PM:      

Class of 2018 Photo
 

10 PM:

Kick-off Social                 

More information coming soon!

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Monday, August 18, 2014

9 AM - 5:35 PM                                                                                            

                   

Educational Sessions              

                                                                                                                                                            

Sessions designed to provide you with information and resources to help you make both a successful academic, and social, transition to WKU. The sessions will cover a variety of topics - from navigating campus, parking, campus resources, student services, and time management, to balancing home life and college life, and getting and staying involved in campus activities - that reflect some of the transitional issues first year Commuter students face during their first semester in college.

11:45 AM-1:30 PM

Lunch

Please note: meals are not included in your MPC registration fee.  You are highly encouraged to purchase $15 Dining Dollars (loaded on your WKU student ID) or bring extra cash with you to cover your lunch and dinner on-campus on Monday, August 18th.

5:45-6:30 PM

Dinner

Please note: meals are not included in your MPC registration fee.  You are highly encouraged to purchase $15 Dining Dollars (loaded on your WKU student ID) or bring extra cash with you to cover your lunch and dinner on-campus on Monday, August 18th.

6:45-8:15 PM

CloseUp Theatre Troupe Performance

 

8:30pm-12:00 AM

Socials

Optional. See Socials Schedule.

*Schedule subject to change. Check back often

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Monday, August 18 - Thursday, August 21, 2014

You're invited to attend nightly M.A.S.T.E.R. Plan socials! Check your Socials Schedule for details.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

9 AM - 3 PM:

Big Red's Blitz (optional)

 Participate in WKU's largest community service event! Sign up now!

1 PM - 4 PM:

Campus and Community

Involvement Fair

Learn about WKU's student clubs and organizations                                               

7:30 PM

TopperU 

Win a fabulous prize at the week's closing ceremony

8:30-10 PM

Closing Concert

 
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Commuter Student Ambassadors

Commuter Student Ambassadors assist with the implementation of the MPC program and serve as Peer Mentors to MPC participants. CSAs are always on-hand to answer your questions, provide tips for success, and share their experiences. Consider your CSA your College Transition Guide...helping lead you to success at WKU!

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Participant Expectations

MPC participants are expected to attend all group meetings, educational sessions, and special events not listed as "optional", as well as take advantage of the opportunity to socialize with fellow MPC participants at the nightly social events. Come to MPC with a positive attitude, great enthusiasm, and a willingness to learn! The MPC staff has worked hard to ensure the program is the best it can be, with fun, engaging and interactive sessions. But, your participation will be the determining factor in how much you enjoy the experience. We give 110% and we're hoping you'll do the same!

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Contact

MPC is hosted by the Department of Housing & Residence Life

Email: blair.jensen@wku.edu

Phone: (270)745-5863

Address: ATTN: MPC, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #11093, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1093

 Last Modified 2/27/14