Recruitment Weekend Schedule

Current and prospective students enjoy s'mores at the S'mores Social during Recruitment Weekend 2015.
Current and prospective students enjoy s’mores at the S’mores Social during Recruitment Weekend 2015.

Welcome, Admitted Students!

All events are RSVP only and all events are FULL.

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Morning          Airport pick-ups

12pm               Targeted arrival for visitors (most flights arrive by noon)

1pm-4pm        Mentor/Mentee Meet-up and Department/Service Center Tours

Pizza lunch (12-2pm) and snacks available for mentors/mentees in Atwood 380 kitchen.

4:00pm            Welcome and Department Overview with Huw Davies, Director of Graduate Studies (Atwood 360)

4:45pm            Poster Session (Science Commons Atrium)

6:00pm            Dinner Stations Open, Poster Session Continues (Science Commons Atrium)

7:30pm            Dessert and Special Performance (PAIS 290)

An announcement will be made—follow the balloons and lights to the PAIS building.

8:45pm            Outings in Atlanta with students and faculty: Bowling at Comet Pub and Lanes in Decatur OR S’mores Social at the fire pit at the Emory Conference Center Hotel


Saturday, February 25th, 2017

8:30-9:30        Breakfast at the HB Coffee Lab for admitted students and faculty

9:30am            Individual Meetings with faculty, including lab tours

12:30pm          Lunch and Grad Student Q&A (Atwood 360)

2:00pm            Informal meetings with faculty and/or outings around Atlanta

  • Housing Tour/Beltline
  • Stone Mountain
  • Campus Tour/Coffee

6:00pm            Cocktail Reception at The General Muir (Emory Point)

7:00pm-11pm Dinner at The General Muir followed by board games (Emory Point)


Sunday, February 26th

Morning Departures to Airport and Continental Breakfast in the Emory Conference Center Hotel Lobby