PREVIEW WEEKEND: SCHEDULE & DETAILS

Choosing a university is often a decision that involves the whole family. Bring your parents! There are sessions designed especially for them. Preview Weekend will answer lots of your parents’ questions about TWU and help prepare them for your university experience. Since overnight accommodations are limited to students, here are some suggestions for nearby lodging.

Transfer students - we know you’ve been through this before. You have a different set of questions and concerns. Don’t worry! Preview Weekend will get you the info you need and show you what life is like at TWU.


SCHEDULE:

Note: A general sample schedule below. Times and events are subject to change.

Friday:

8:30am - Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00am - Opening Welcome 
9:45am - Student and Parent Breakout Sessions
11:00am - Chapel
11:40am - Academic Information Sessions I
12:30pm - Lunch
1:30pm - Academic Information Sessions II
2:40pm - Academic Information Sessions III 
3:45pm - Academic Information Sessions IV
4:45pm - Residence Tours
5:15pm - Students Meet Overnight Hosts / Parent Dinner with Faculty and Staff
5:45pm - Student Dinner
11:07pm - "11:07" Student Comedy Improv show

Saturday:

9:00am - Breakfast
9:30am - Welcome
10:15am - Workshop: Block 1
10:55am - Workshop: Block 2 
11:35am - Workshop: Block 3
12:15pm - Lunch
12:30pm - Preview Weekend Wrap-Up


COST:

There is no cost to attend Preview Weekend, but registration is required as space is limited. Register online

ACCOMMODATIONS:

Students spending the night for Preview Weekend will be provided accommodations in a residence room of a current TWU student on Friday night only. Please plan to bring your own sleeping bag, pillow and towel. It's highly recommended to bring a camping/foam mattress! 

Parents and other guests can take advantage of our preferred rate at the Sandman Signature Langley Hotel.

PARKING AND MEETING LOCATIONS:

Free on-campus parking will be provided for all guests. There will be staff on site to direct you to the appropriate parking areas.

You will be provided with both a schedule of events and a map of campus when you arrive, which will help you navigate our campus over the weekend. There will also be staff on site to assist you.

MEALS:

All guests will be provided with a continental breakfast, lunch and dinner on Friday, and breakfast and lunch on Saturday.

WHAT TO BRING:

If you’re staying overnight on campus you’ll want to bring:

Sleeping bag or comforter
Pillow
Toiletries 
Towel 
Clothes 
Sleeping Mat (you may be sleeping on the floor)

If you have any additional questions, please email us at visit@twu.ca.