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Fall Welcome celebrates class of 2017, new academic year

July 22, 2013

Join Arizona State University in welcoming new students and their families to campus by attending Fall Welcome activities, Aug. 15-20. This year’s celebration will feature more than 100 events specifically aimed at helping new Sun Devils become accustomed with the university.

The events lead up to the first day of classes on Aug. 22. View the academic calendar to stay on top of important dates throughout the semester.

Signature events include:

Aug. 15-20
Move in

Sunday, Aug. 18
Parents' Reception, 6-7:30 p.m., Arizona Ballroom, Memorial Union, Tempe campus. Meet fellow ASU parents, the Sun Devil Family Association Board, and ASU leadership and staff at this informal gathering.

Monday, Aug. 19
Barrett, the Honors College Assembly, 7:30-11 a.m., Tempe campus. Join Barrett students from across all four campuses for the Barrett Welcome and Assembly with welcome remarks by Dean Jacobs, introductions of faculty and staff, and a panel of students to talk about their Barrett experiences.

Tuesday, Aug. 20
Sun Devil Welcome, 1-1:30 p.m., Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe campus. You will be inspired by ASU President Michael Crow, learn about the opportunities that await you at ASU, sing the Fight Song and kick-off your Sun Devil story.

Tuesday, Aug. 20
Fall Welcome Concert, doors open at 7 p.m., Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe campus. Features performances from Gavin DeGraw and Andy Grammer.

Wednesday, Aug. 21
Passport to ASU, 6:30 p.m., Sun Devil Fitness Complex and the Memorial Union, Tempe campus. Learn about the various clubs and organizations that ASU has to offer.

Thursday, Aug. 22
First day of classes

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