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Welcome Week - Fall 2023

Marian University's Ancilla College campus community celebrates the start of a new semester by welcoming new and returning students back to campus with a week of fun events and activities starting August 19.

All Student Convocation

Convocation is a long-standing tradition in higher education and at Marian University. Convocation is a gathering of students, faculty, and staff to mark the beginning of the college experience. This fall will mark the beginning of this tradition on our campus, on August 19 following move-in. New students and their families will be invited.



Saturday - August 19
 Freshmen Move In10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Residence Halls
 Hall Meetings4 to 4:45 p.m.Residence Halls
 Convocation4:45 to 5:45 p.m.Ancilla Domini Chapel
 Dinner at Zirkle5:30 to 6:30 p.m.Zirkle Commons
 Evening of Reflection6:45 p.m.Lindenwood
 Bonfire and Smores 8:30 p.m.Behind Lindenwood
Sunday - August 20   
 Upperclass Move In10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Residence Halls
 Hall Meetings4 to 4:45 p.m.Residence Halls
 Dinner5 to 6 p.m.Zirkle Commons
 Retail Run for New StudentsTBAOutside Zirkle Commons
 Twilight Retreat (Upperclassmen)6:45 to 8:30 p.m.Lindenwood/Chapel
 Bonfire and Smores 9 p.m.Residence Halls
Monday - August 21   
 Monday Movie Night  Zirkle Commons
Tuesday - August 22   
 Retail Run Zirkle Commons
 Sophomore/Senior Sunrise 6:30 to 8:00 a.m.MoonTree gazebo
Wednesday - August 23  Ancilla Domini Chapel
 All Campus Mass and Reception 2 p.m.Ancilla Domini Chapel
 Bowling Night 8 p.m.Quick's Lanes, Plymouth
 Blue and Gold GamesUpperclassmen - Wear BLUE, Underclassmen - Wear YELLOW
Thursday - August 24   
 Cook Out5:30 to 7 p.m.Zirkle Commons
 Bingo7:30 to 8:30 p.m.Zirkle Commons
Friday - August 25   
 Messy Olympics After LunchOutside Zirkle Commons
Saturday - August 26   
 Speedway Christian Concert4 p.m.


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20097 9B Road
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On July 1, 2021, Marian University has officially opened a new location on the former campus of Ancilla College in Plymouth, Indiana. In recognition of the shared missions and solely to honor the history of Ancilla College, the new location is named Marian University's Ancilla College.

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