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Wednesday, October 7

Women’s Tennis v. Catawba  |  3 p.m.  |  Athletic Complex
Men’s Tennis v. Catawba  |  3 p.m.  |  Athletic Complex
Women’s Soccer v. Belmont Abbey  |  5 p.m.  |  Athletic Complex
Men’s Soccer v. Belmont Abbey  |  7 p.m.  |  Athletic Complex

ProCo Meeting

Every Monday night
7 p.m., King-Shivell 

ProCo meets on Monday nights at 7:30 p.m. in King-Shivell. If you are interested in events happening on campus and want to share your opinion, attend the ProCo meetings!

Student Government Association Meeting

Every Tuesday night
7:15 p.m., Evans Auditorium

SGA WANTS YOU! Class Officers are still needed. Attend the meeting this week to learn about what SGA is doing and how you can get involved.

Trivia Night

Wednesday, October 7
8 p.m., Wily’s Bar and Grill 

Come to Wily's for trivia night with the SDO staff. Gather your team and see who can claim the victory this week.

Rotaract Meeting

Thursday, October 8
5 p.m., Alumni House 

Are you a young professional who wants to make your community a better place? Would you welcome the chance to expand your circle of friends at home and around the world? Are you looking for ways to hone your leadership skills and explore career opportunities? The Rotaract is for you! Dinner is provided at the meeting. RSVP to Jillian Rosato at or 828.898.2534.

Walking in Shadows Support Group

Monday, October 12
7 p.m., Banner Elk Presbyterian Church

One in four of us deals with mental illness. Banner Elk Presbyterian Church is launching a support group for caretakers and friends of those suffering from depression, anxiety or bi-polar disorders. If you are in that situation (or have been and can offer advice) we invite you attend. The group will be led by professional counselor Rev. Brant Piper. The group is offered at no cost. For more information, please email Janet Speer.

Fall Break Scheduled for October 12‒13

There will be no classes held October 12 – 13 due to Fall Break.

Dining Services
MacDonald Dining Hall will close after dinner on Friday, October 9 and will re-open for dinner on Tuesday, October 13. Wily’s will close Friday, October 9 at 1:30 p.m. and will re-open on Wednesday morning, October 14. 

Residence Halls
Residence Halls will close at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 9.
Residence Halls will reopen on Tuesday, October 13 at 2 p.m.

During Fall Break, students may stay on campus. If the student will be in his/her room any time during the break, he/she must notify their Resident Director/Resident Assistant during the mandatory hall meeting preceding the break, and they must register with the Student Development Office. Those staying on campus during breaks must:

  • Must be on the permission list. Visit the Student Development Office for permission
  • Only residents may stay (no guests without prior approval by Residence Life staff)
  • All school policies remain in effect
  • Exterior doors to the residence halls will remain locked at all times

Save the Date for LEADS

Wednesday, October 21, 7 p.m.
Evans Auditorium 

LEADS is a leadership development opportunity for students. The kick off meeting will be held in Evans Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21. Keep an eye out for more information.

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Important Dates  |  Fall 2015

  • August 17 | First Day of Classes
  • August 21 | End of Schedule Adjustment
  • September 7 | Labor Day; No Classes
  • September 25 | Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
  • October 12-13 | Fall Break
  • October 26-November 20 | Advising and Registration for Spring 2016
  • November 25-27 | Thanksgiving Break
  • December 4 | Last Day of Classes
  • December 5 | Reading Day
  • December 7-10 | Exam Week