Open House November 11-12, 2011
F r i day N ov e m b e r 11
12:00 p.m. Check in Lower level of the Student Union Lunch or Café Mass (Optional) St. Martin’s Memorial Hall Chapel 12:45 p.m. Welcome Student Union Atrium Pete Helgesen, Dean of Enrollment Management 1:00 p.m. Tour of campus Depart from Student Union Atrium 2:00 p.m. Academic Overview O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium Dr. Adam Buhman-Wiggs, Associate Professor of Psychology 2:30 p.m. Life at Benedictine College O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium Matt Litt, Director of Student Activities Daniel Musso, Executive Director of the Center for International Education Erin Milek, General Manager of Campus Dining Sean Mulcahy, Director of Residence Life Danny Fairley, Allied-Barton Security David Trotter, FOCUS Team Director Fr. Brendan Rolling, Director of Mission and Ministry Janet Wilcox, Assistant Dean and Director of Student Success Michael Faucett, Assistant Director of Athletics
3:30 p.m. INTEREST SESSIONS We scheduled a variety of sessions for you to attend based on your interests. The sessions will last approximately 25 minutes and begin at 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Financial Aid and Scholarships Student Union Atrium Tony Tanking, Director of Financial Aid Catholic Identity Student Union, Rm. 206 Fr. Brendan Rolling, Director of Mission and Ministry Dave Trotter, FOCUS Team Director Honors Program, Gregorian Fellows Leadership Program, and Post-Graduate Support Mortiz Conference Room Dr. Susan Traffas, Director of Post-Graduate Support and Co-Directors Honors Program Meet your admission counselor Greg Bachkora, Assistant Director of Admission St. Benedict Hall, Rm. 419 Alicia Brozovich, Assistant Director of Admission St. Benedict Hall, Rm. 401 Anne Faucett, Assistant Director of Admission St. Benedict Hall, Rm. 214 Jon Krebsbach, Director of Transfer Enrollment St. Benedict Hall, Admission Office Conference Room Katie McDowell, Assistant Director of Admission Ferrell Hall, Heritage Conference Room Katie Reynolds, Assistant Director of Admission Cafe, Boardroom 4:30 p.m. Residence Hall Tours Depart from Lower Level of Student Union 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Dinner Café 5:15 p.m. Mass (Optional) St. Benedict’s Abbey 6:00 p.m. Meet your overnight host Student Union Atrium 7:00 p.m. Music for Mission hosted by Campus Ministry Ferrell Hall Lounge
S at u r day N ov e m b e r 12
9:00 a.m. Check in Lower level of Student Union Continental breakfast Student Union Atrium 9:30 a.m. Welcome to Benedictine College Oâ€™Malley-McAllister Auditorium Pete Helgesen, Dean of Enrollment Management 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Academic Interest session Departments and locations listed on the following page. We have scheduled a one hour academic session to allow you to visit multiple departments. The sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. However, you are invited to visit additional departments if your time allows. These sessions are led by a faculty member to provide you an overview of the curriculum of the department. 11:15 a.m. Student Panel Oâ€™Malley-McAllister Auditorium 12:00 p.m. Raven Football Tailgate Practice Football Field 1:00 p.m. Raven Football Larry Wilcox Stadium Complimentary tickets are available at the check in tables in the lower level of the Student Union. Tour of Campus Depart from Tailgate
Academic Sessions 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
We have scheduled a one hour academic session to allow you to visit multiple departments. The sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. However, you are invited to visit additional departments if your time allows. These sessions are led by a faculty member to provide you an overview of the curriculum of the department.
A rt Library, Rm. 107
A stronomy & P hysics Westerman Hall, Rm. 304
B iology Westerman Hall, Rm. 206
C hemistry Westerman Hall, Rm. 405
E conomics St. Benedict Hall, Rm. 402
E ngineering Westerman Hall, Rm. 113
E ducation Bishop Fink, Rm. 203
E nglish St. Benedict Hall, Rm. 406
F oreign L anguages St. Benedict Hall, Rm. 409
H ealth , P hysical E ducation & R ecreation
J ournalism and M ass C ommunications Cray Seaberg, Rm. 109
M ath & C omputer S cience Westerman Hall, Rm. 302
M usic Bishop Fink, Rm. 317
N ursing Mother Teresa Center, Rm. 201
P hilosophy St. Benedict Hall, Rm. 405
P olitical S cience Bishop Fink Hall, Rm. 421
P sychology Cray Seaberg Hall, Rm. 215
Bishop Fink Hall, Rm. 406
S ociology & C riminology Cray Seaberg Hall, Rm. 202
Haverty Center, Rm. 201
St Benedict Hall, Rm. 401
St. Benedict Hall, Rm. 408
St Benedict Hall, Mabee Theatre
Campus Events F r i day , N ov e m b e r 11 12:00 p.m. Student Music Recital O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium 4:00 p.m. Student Music Recital O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium 7:00 p.m. Music for Mission Ferrell Hall Lounge 7:30 p.m. Night, Mother Mabee Theatre ($5 student ticket) 8:30 p.m. HER Auction O’Malley-McAllister Auditorium
S at u r day , N ov e m b e r 12 1:00 p.m. Raven Football Larry Wilcox Stadium Complimentary tickets available at check-in table in lower level of Student Union. 7:30 p.m. Night, Mother Mabee Theatre $5 student ticket
R av e n S t o r e H o u r s 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Friday, November 11 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, November 12
Mass Times 12:05 p.m. Friday, November 11 St. Martin’s Memorial Hall Chapel 5:15 p.m. Friday, November 11 St. Benedict’s Abbey 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 12 St. Benedict’s Abbey
F r e q u e n t ly A s k e d Q u e s t i o n s Do I need to bring anything with me?
Will the Raven Store be open?
Comfortable clothes for cool weather and good walking shoes! Our campus is quite hilly and has many stairs, so please dress comfortably.
Friday, November 11 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday, November 12 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Can my family come with me? Of course! Your family is welcome to accompany you to all of the scheduled Open House activities.
How much does it cost? All Open House meals and activities are free for students and their families. Students may stay overnight on Friday at no cost. However, families that choose to participate in Open House and wish to stay overnight should review our recommendations for lodging in Atchison. Please review the overnight section below for more information.
Overnight May I stay overnight? What about my family? During Open House, we invite the students to spend the night in a residence hall with a current student at no cost. We must be informed in advance via the Open House RSVP form if you wish to stay overnight. Parents and families are welcome to make arrangements with one of the hotels or bed and breakfasts in Atchison.
What should I bring if I’m staying overnight? In addition to extra clothes, basic toiletry and personal items, please bring a sleeping bag, pillow, and bath towel.
Will my cell phone have service in Atchison? Where do I go when I arrive on campus? Unfortunately, not all services are alike. We’ve found that AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint get the best coverage for our area.
Check-in will be on the first floor of the Student Union at 1:00pm. We will have lunch provided on Friday through the cafeteria.
Is your campus wireless?
Where may I park?
We have several wireless hot spots on campus, including our library, Student Union, Raven Roost, cafeteria, and most dorm lounges.
You may park in the lot next to St. Benedict’s Hall. We will include a complimentary parking pass in the confirmation email we will be sending to attending students.
Will I need money for food? The Office of Admission will provide you and your family with meal tickets during your stay.
Other questions? Contact the Office of Admission at 913-360-7476
B enedictine C ollege
Welcome and thank you for visiting Benedictine College. We have a full weekend of activities for you to enjoy our campus life and to discover the benefits of our academic departments. All scheduled activities are optional. Please review the program and feel free to participate in the events and activities of your interest.
Notes for the weekend Meals
All meals are complimentary. You should receive meal tickets for all Friday meals and Saturday lunch. Meal tickets are not required at the continental breakfast served on Saturday morning in the Student Union atrium.
You are invited to view the residence hall rooms on Saturday on your own. There are no formal tours. Due to our visitation policy we ask that you do not visit the residence halls before noon on Saturday.
Complimentary football game tickets
Please review the items in your folder. We have Please pick up your tickets in the lower level of provided information regarding the application the Student Union at the same location you for admission, scholarships, student life, checked in. athletics, and much more!
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11 Overnight hosts If you are scheduled to overnight in the residence halls please meet in the Student Union Atrium at 6:00 p.m. to be introduced to your overnight host.
Airport Transportation Please be sure you have received instructions of where you are to meet your ride. If you have any questions or are delayed please call 913.426.1813.
Campus Security If you have any additional needs you can reach campus security at 913.674.1274
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12 Academic Sessions We have scheduled a one hour academic session for you to attend. Please review the available academic sessions in the program. You are invited to attend any of the sessions. These sessions are led by a faculty member to provide you an overview of the curriculum of the department.