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AdmissionsWelcome Weekend

Welcome Weekend Schedule

Select your student type and review the activities we have planned for you!

First-year students are required to attend all events taking place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday until 5pm.  Please contact your admissions counselor if you have questions.

First-Year Students: Living on Campus

* = Mandatory Attendance
Thursday, August 29, 2019

9:30am – 12:00pmNew Students Move In to Residence Halls*
12:00pm – 4:00pmWalk-in Hours for Academic Advising (LU 110) and Student Financial Services (LMC 100)
2:00pm – 3:00pmPresident’s and Student Senate Ice Cream Social | The Fellowship Plaza
3:00pm – 4:00pmService of Transition | Buetow  Auditorium
3:45pm – 4:00pmFamily Goodbyes
4:00pm – 5:00pmWelcome Weekend Kickoff Convocation | Buetow Auditorium*
5:00pm – 6:15pmResidence Hall Meetings | Buetow Auditorium
6:15pm – 7:00pmNew Student Welcome Dinner | Knoll/BEC
7:00pm – 10:00pmBingo | The Knoll/BEC
10:00pmEvening Chapel

 

Friday, August 30, 2019

8:45am – 9:00amFirst Year Student Check-in and Registration | BEC*
9:00am – 10:00amComet’s Crew Meeting | BEC*
10:00am – 11:45amFunFest | GC*
12:00pm – 1:00pmCSP Seminar/Lunch on the Knoll*
1:00pm – 1:45pmClassroom Tour*
1:45pm – 5:00pmLive With Purpose Service Project | Meet in Lot B*
4:30pm – 7:00pmComet’s Cookout | The Knoll
8:00pm – 9:00pmComedy Sportz | Buetow Auditorium

 

Saturday, August 31, 2019

9:30am – 10:00amComet’s Crew Meeting #2*
10:15am – 11:00amStudent Involvement Rotating Sessions*
11:00am – 12:00pmTitle IX/Alcohol Education Seminar | Buetow Auditorium*
12:00pm – 1:15pmCSP Seminar Lunch on the Light Rail*
1:30pm – 3:00pmCSP Amazing Race*
3:00pm – 5:00pmDiversity Center Open House
5:00pm – 7:00pmMeal Plan Dinner
7:30pmEvening Fun
9:00pmCrafting with CAB – Make Your Own Succulent Plant

 

Sunday, September 1, 2019

10:00amCampus Morning Worship | Graebner Memorial Chapel
10:30am – 8:00pmMinnesota State Fair
Pre-registration required – check your CSP email!
5:00pm – 7:00pmTrivia Night
8:00pm – 10:00pmCSP Ministry Bonfire | Fellowship Fire Pit

 

Monday, September 2, 2019

3:00pm – 6:00pmComet’s Labor Day Party | The Knoll
4:30pm – 6:30pmMeal Plan Dinner | Student Life Center
7:00pm – 8:00pmStudent Event | Pearson Theatre
First-Year Students: Commuting to Campus

* = Mandatory Attendance
Thursday, August 29, 2019

12:00pm – 4:00pmWalk-in Hours for Academic Advising (LU 110) and Student Financial Services (LMC 100)
1:30pm – 2:30pmWelcome Weekend Check-In | Cross of Christ Fellowship Center*
2:00pm – 3:00pmPresident’s and Student Senate Ice Cream Social | The Fellowship Plaza
3:00pm – 4:00pmService of Transition | Buetow  Auditorium
3:45pm – 4:00pmFamily Goodbyes
4:00pm – 5:00pmWelcome Weekend Kickoff Convocation | Buetow Auditorium*
5:00pm – 6:15pmCommuter Meeting | LTC*
6:15pm – 7:00pmNew Student Welcome Dinner | Knoll/BEC
7:00pm – 10:00pmBingo | The Knoll/BEC
10:00pmEvening Chapel

 

Friday, August 30, 2019

8:45am – 9:00amFirst Year Student Check-in and Registration | BEC*
9:00am – 10:00amComet’s Crew Meeting | BEC*
10:00am – 11:45amFunFest | GC*
12:00pm – 1:00pmCSP Seminar/Lunch on the Knoll*
1:00pm – 1:45pmClassroom Tour*
1:45pm – 5:00pmLive With Purpose Service Project | Meet in Lot B*
4:30pm – 7:00pmComet’s Cookout | The Knoll
8:00pm – 9:00pmComedy Sportz | Buetow Auditorium

 

Saturday, August 31, 2019

9:30am – 10:00amComet’s Crew Meeting #2*
10:15am – 11:00amStudent Involvement Rotating Sessions*
11:00am – 12:00pmTitle IX/Alcohol Education Seminar | Buetow Auditorium*
12:00pm – 1:15pmCSP Seminar Lunch on the Light Rail*
1:30pm – 3:00pmCSP Amazing Race*
3:00pm – 5:00pmDiversity Center Open House
5:00pm – 7:00pmMeal Plan Dinner
7:30pmEvening Fun
9:00pmCrafting with CAB – Make Your Own Succulent Plant

 

Sunday, September 1, 2019

10:00amCampus Morning Worship | Graebner Memorial Chapel
10:30am – 8:00pmMinnesota State Fair
Pre-registration required – check your CSP email!
5:00pm – 7:00pmTrivia Night
8:00pm – 10:00pmCSP Ministry Bonfire | Fellowship Fire Pit

 

Monday, September 2, 2019

3:00pm – 6:00pmComet’s Labor Day Party | The Knoll
4:30pm – 6:30pmMeal Plan Dinner | Student Life Center
7:00pm – 8:00pmStudent Event | Pearson Theatre
Transfer Students: Living on Campus

* = Mandatory Attendance
Thursday, August 29, 2019

9:30am – 12:00pmNew Students Move In to Residence Halls*
12:00pm – 4:00pmWalk-in Hours for Academic Advising (LU 110) and Student Financial Services (LMC 100)
2:00pm – 3:00pmPresident’s and Student Senate Ice Cream Social | The Fellowship Plaza
3:00pm – 4:00pmService of Transition | Buetow  Auditorium
3:45pm – 4:00pmFamily Goodbyes
4:00pm – 5:00pmWelcome Weekend Kickoff Convocation | Buetow Auditorium*
5:00pm – 6:15pmResidence Hall Meetings | Buetow Auditorium*
6:15pm – 7:00pmNew Student Welcome Dinner | Knoll/BEC
7:00pm – 10:00pmBingo | The Knoll/BEC
10:00pmEvening Chapel

 

Friday, August 30, 2019

8:45am – 9:00amWelcome Weekend Check-in | BEC
9:00am – 10:00amComet’s Crew Meeting | BEC
10:00am – 11:45amFunFest | GC
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch on the Knoll
1:00pm – 1:45pmClassroom Tour
4:30pm – 7:00pmComet’s Cookout | The Knoll
8:00pm – 9:00pmComedy Sportz | Buetow Auditorium

 

Saturday, August 31, 2019

3:00pm – 5:00pmDiversity Center Open House
5:00pm – 7:00pmMeal Plan Dinner
7:30pmEvening Fun
9:00pmCrafting with CAB – Make Your Own Succulent Plant

 

Sunday, September 1, 2019

10:00amCampus Morning Worship | Graebner Memorial Chapel
10:30am – 8:00pmMinnesota State Fair
Pre-registration required – check your CSP email!
5:00pm – 7:00pmTrivia Night
8:00pm – 10:00pmCSP Ministry Bonfire | Fellowship Fire Pit

 

Monday, September 2, 2019

3:00pm – 6:00pmComet’s Labor Day Party | The Knoll
4:30pm – 6:30pmMeal Plan Dinner | Student Life Center
7:00pm – 8:00pmStudent Event | Pearson Theatre
Transfer Students: Commuting to Campus

* = Mandatory Attendance
Thursday, August 29, 2019

12:00pm – 4:00pmWalk-in Hours for Academic Advising (LU 110) and Student Financial Services (LMC 100)
1:30pm – 2:30pmWelcome Weekend Check-In | Cross of Christ Fellowship Center*
2:00pm – 3:00pmPresident’s and Student Senate Ice Cream Social | The Fellowship Plaza
3:00pm – 4:00pmService of Transition | Buetow  Auditorium
3:45pm – 4:00pmFamily Goodbyes
4:00pm – 5:00pmWelcome Weekend Kickoff Convocation | Buetow Auditorium
5:00pm – 6:15pmCommuter Meeting | LTC
6:15pm – 7:00pmNew Student Welcome Dinner | Knoll/BEC
7:00pm – 10:00pmBingo | The Knoll/BEC
10:00pmEvening Chapel

 

Friday, August 30, 2019

8:45am – 9:00amWelcome Weekend Check-in | BEC
9:00am – 10:00amComet’s Crew Meeting | BEC
10:00am – 11:45amFunFest | GC
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch on the Knoll
1:00pm – 1:45pmClassroom Tour
4:30pm – 7:00pmComet’s Cookout | The Knoll
8:00pm – 9:00pmComedy Sportz | Buetow Auditorium

 

Saturday, August 31, 2019

3:00pm – 5:00pmDiversity Center Open House
5:00pm – 7:00pmMeal Plan Dinner
7:30pmEvening Fun
9:00pmCrafting with CAB – Make Your Own Succulent Plant

 

Sunday, September 1, 2019

10:00amCampus Morning Worship | Graebner Memorial Chapel
10:30am – 8:00pmMinnesota State Fair
Pre-registration required – check your CSP email!
5:00pm – 7:00pmTrivia Night
8:00pm – 10:00pmCSP Ministry Bonfire | Fellowship Fire Pit

 

Monday, September 2, 2019

3:00pm – 6:00pmComet’s Labor Day Party | The Knoll
4:30pm – 6:30pmMeal Plan Dinner | Student Life Center
7:00pm – 8:00pmStudent Event | Pearson Theatre

Welcome Weekend 2019

Welcome Weekend is full of programs and activities – both fun and informative. You’ll experience everything from a community cookout, to an off-campus service event, to your first college class – all designed to help you transition smoothly to college life.

Contact Admissions

Email:admissions@csp.edu
Phone:651.641.8230
Address:
Concordia University – St. Paul
Office of Admissions
1282 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104

FAQs

Please refer to our list of questions and answers to help ensure a smooth transition onto campus. If you have additional questions not answered here, please contact your admissions counselor.

When will I receive my move-in time?

Your specific move-in time will be sent to you in August 2019.

Can I arrive EARLIER than my assigned move-in time?

No.  The move-in times are coordinated to ensure maximum efficiency and ease for all students and families arriving on campus.

Can I arrive LATER than my assigned move-in time?

Yes, but all new students must arrive on campus by 12 p.m. on Thursday, August 29, 2019.

How does the move-in process work?

Please arrive on campus at your assigned move-in time.  Drive directly to your residence hall where a CSP Welcome Crew will be waiting to help you unload your vehicle.

Once all of your items have been placed in your residence hall, please park your vehicle and proceed to the Welcome Center at Graebner Memorial Chapel to finalize your arrival.

When can I buy my books?

Books are available to be purchased now at the CSP Bookstore and can be purchased throughout Welcome Weekend.*

*Be sure to check hours of operation

 

What are Concordia’s technology requirements?

Students enrolling at Concordia must have access to a laptop that meets Concordia University’s technology requirements. An acceptable device is one that is capable of running a supported operating system (View the hardware and software requirements). Most laptops sold within the last two years will meet these requirements.

Concordia is one of the first universities to partner with Microsoft to license Microsoft Office for all students. This software will be available at no cost to students and the license allows installation on up to five devices owned by the student.

Residence Hall F.A.Q.’s

First-Year Students

What items should I bring for my residence hall room?

*This list is intended for students living in Luther Hall or Wollaeger Hall

  • 3M Brand removable adhesive
  • Basic office/school supplies
  • Bathrobe
  • Blanket, pillow & towels
  • Clothes hangers
  • Desk lamp (not halogen)
  • Extra-long sheets and mattress pad
  • Knife/fork/spoon
  • Laundry basket or hamper
  • Microwave safe plates and bowls
  • Mug or cup
  • Pictures/mementoes
  • Recycling container
  • Shower caddy
  • Shower shoes/flip flops
  • UL approved power strip
  • Waste basket and garbage bags
  • Water bottle
  • White poster putty

The following items are nice to have, but not essential:

  • First aid supplies (band aids, aspirin, cold/allergy tabs, etc.)
  • Refrigerator smaller than 4 cu.ft.
  • Small fan
  • Stereo/radio
  • Television and long cable cord
What items are NOT ok to bring for my residence hall room?

*This list is intended for students living in Luther Hall or Wollaeger Hall

  • Candles or incense
  • Christmas/holiday lights
  • Extension cords
  • Halogen lamps
  • Hot plate; grill machine
  • Microwave
  • Multi-plug adapters
  • Refrigerator larger than 4 cu.ft.
  • Space heater
  • Toaster, toaster oven, etc.
What items will CSP provide for my residence hall room?

*This list is intended for students living in Luther Hall or Wollaeger Hall

  • Bed and mattress (extra long twin, 36” x 80”)
  • Cable television
  • Carpeting
  • Closet and dresser
  • Desk and desk chair
  • In-building laundry room
  • Microwave (in lounge)
  • Window blinds
  • Wireless internet

Transfer Students

What items should I bring for my apartment?

*This list is intended for students living in Holst Hall or Hyatt Village

  • Blanket, pillow & towels
  • Clothes hangers
  • Desk lamp (not halogen)
  • Extra-long twin sheets & mattress pad
  • Garbage/recycling cans
  • Kitchen items (Holst): Communication between roommates as to who will bring what is encouraged.
    Suggested items: Cooking utensils & silverware, Dish soap, Dishes & glasses, Oven mitts & pot holders, Paper towels & dish towels, Pots & pans, Storage containers, Toaster
  • Laundry basket or hamper, laundry detergent
  • Toilet paper
  • White poster putty
  • UL approved power strip
What items are NOT ok to bring for my apartment?

*This list is intended for students living in Holst Hall or Hyatt Village

  • Candles, incense
  • Extension cords
  • Halogen lamps
  • Microwave
  • Multi-plug adapters
  • Personal refrigerators (Holst)
  • Space heater
What items will CSP provide for my apartment?

*This list is intended for students living in Holst Hall or Hyatt Village

  • Bed and mattress (extra long twin, 36” x 80”)
  • Cable television
  • Carpeting
  • Closet and dresser
  • Desk and desk chair
  • In-building laundry room
  • Window blinds
  • Wireless internet