ENCOUNTER Schedule

Time Event Description

Friday, June 21


8:30–10 a.m.

Encounter Check-in
Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

Students sign in with the Office of Admissions team and pick up their Encounter folder and name badge.

After you check in, please feel free to take this time to:

  • Tour a Residence Hall Room (women: Georgia Hall, men: Bud Robinson Porch)
  • Visit our Starbucks location in Bud Robinson
  • Visit our Campus Store in Jernigan Student Center
  • Take a photo with the Reed Bell Tower—you will walk under it at graduation!
  • Complete our Campus Scavenger Hunt to win a prize—visit Boone Convocation Center for more details!

10–10:30 a.m.

Welcome to Encounter
Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

Join us for the official welcome to Encounter with greetings from our University Administration & Trevecca personnel.


10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

Introduction to Academic Life
Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

Trevecca’s Provost will provide instructions for transitioning to gatherings with academic departments and faculty for the process of individual academic meetings.

  • Lunch will be served in the Apple Dining Hall in Jernigan Student Center from 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Please feel free to enjoy lunch after you have finished meeting with your advisor.

1:30–2:15 p.m.

Student Life @ TNU
Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

This session will familiarize incoming students and their families with a variety of Student Development staff, including student leaders, who will showcase the various services, clubs, and programs that form the heart of student life on campus.


2:15–4 p.m.

LINK Groups
Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

Trevecca’s Assistant Dean for Student Life will provide information about LINK Groups to students and parents.  Then, students will transition to gatherings with their LINK Groups in various locations around campus.  


2:45–4 p.m.

Just for Parents and Families!
Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

These workshops are designed to answer questions and provide information that will help parents and families begin to form a partnership with Trevecca faculty and administrators as they help their student transition into college life.


4–5 p.m.

Parent and Family Q & A
Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

Parents and family members, come enjoy a live Q & A with Trevecca staff, administrators, and parents of Trevecca students. Dessert refreshments will be served.


4–5 p.m.

Encounter Glow Out!

Students, come and enjoy a taste of student life at Trevecca! Our Student Life team and Student Government Association will be hosting our annual Encounter party to close out the day.


Those who need disability-related accommodations during their stay may contact Michelle Gaertner, coordinator of disability services. (615-248-1346)