Welcome Weekend - Missouri Baptist University (Mobap)

Register for Welcome Weekend 2024!

Welcome Weekend: August 17-18, 2024
Orientation: August 19-20

Please register by August 10, 2024.

Where to Stay

When you’re in town for Welcome Weekend, there are plenty of places nearby to stay. We are proud to provide excellent rates with nearby Drury Inn and Suites. Simply click the link below to find a hotel! 

*Ask for the Missouri Baptist University rate when making reservations

Welcome Weekend Schedule

Saturday, August 17

9 a.m.–12 p.m. Resident Student Move-In
Check in at Pillsbury Chapel

1:30 p.m. Commuter Student Welcome

2 p.m.–3:45 p.m. New Student Session
Carl & Deloris Petty Sports and Recreation Complex (SRC)

2 p.m. Parent Session
Pillsbury Chapel 

3:40 p.m. Parents line the sidewalk in the Quad for the student procession
The Quad

3:50 p.m. Student Procession from SRC to Pillsbury Chapel

4:00 p.m. Matriculation Ceremony
Pillsbury Chapel

4:45 p.m. President’s Picnic Dinner
The Quad

6 p.m. Goodbyes with Parents

6:30 p.m. Football Scrimmage
Spartan Field

8 p.m.–10 p.m. MBU Glow

Sunday, August 18

10 a.m. Chapel
Pillsbury Chapel

11 a.m. Brunch
Dining Hall

1 p.m.–3 p.m. Returning Student Move-In
503 Spartan Village Row

1 p.m.–4 p.m. St. Louis Sunday Afternoon
The Quad

5:30 p.m. Dinner
Dining Hall

7 p.m. Bingo
Dining Hall

8 p.m. Open Gym
Lacey Gym

Monday, August 19

7:30 a.m.–9 a.m. Breakfast
Dining Hall

9 a.m.–9:45 a.m. New Student Resident Life Meeting
Pillsbury Chapel

10 a.m.–12 p.m. Orientation
Pillsbury Chapel

12 p.m.–1 p.m. Lunch with Faculty/Staff
Dining Hall

1 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Orientation
Pillsbury Chapel

2:30 p.m. Dessert with the President
Pillsbury Chapel

3 p.m. Service Project Opportunities with Faculty/Staff (Earn Community Life Credit!)

5 p.m.–6 p.m. Dinner
Dining Hall

6 p.m.–8 p.m. Soccer Game
Spartan Field

Tuesday, August 20

7:30 a.m.–9 a.m. Breakfast
Dining Hall

9 a.m.–12 p.m. Orientation
Pillsbury Chapel

9 a.m.–11 a.m. Returning Students Move-In
503 Spartan Village Row

12 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch
Dining Hall

1:30 p.m.–3 p.m. Orientation

3 p.m.–4:45 p.m. Athletic Meeting
Lacey Gym or Pillsbury Chapel

5 p.m. RA Hall Meetings in Dorm (MANDATORY)

6:15 p.m. BBQ for All Students
Carl & Deloris Petty Sports and Recreation Complex (SRC)

7 p.m.–9 p.m. Block Party
Spartan Village