TCC students are being greeted in a variety of ways on campuses with the start of the spring semester today.
Student Activities staff will welcome students in the lobby of the Technology and Arts Building (NTAB) through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Informational bags, directions and drinks will be provided.
The NW Navigators are staffing a table to provide directions and maps to help newcomers find their way on campus. Volunteers of campus administrators and other staff will also provide free snacks and bottled water for day and evening students.
Next week, Clubfest will be held Jan. 25 and 26 to provide information about student organizations. Times are 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. in the Theatre Lobby. Soft drinks and popcorn will be available free of charge.
On South Campus, the Student Development Services Division has a booth in the Student Center through Wednesday to welcome incoming students to campus. SO employees and second year students working with the First Impressions Program are helping students navigate the campus.
Maps are among the resources being distributed. Snacks also are available including hot chocolate and hot cider, as students get their questions answered. On Wednesday, from noon to 2 p.m., live music will be provided by FM 97.9, the Beat.
Three welcome tables are stationed in the Main Commons, East Wing Entrance and the new Science and Academic Building to direct students and provide maps. Mini breakfast burritos will be served in the morning and snacks and drinks in the afternoon.
An open house of the new science building will be Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from noon to 2 p.m. Tours will be given and refreshments will be served.
Trinity River Campus
An opportunity to meet fellow students is provided at Trinity River Campus at the Welcome Back “Grab-‘N’-Go Snack” table at lunch Wednesday and in the evening before classes Thursday. A breakfast snack was provided Tuesday morning
On Friday, a Student Feedback Forum will be held at Riverfront Café about the first week at Trinity River. Students are invited to voice questions, concerns or suggestions. Stop by the Student Life Center to pick up a free lunch voucher for the forum.