Sample NEST Schedule

Students will move in on the morning of Saturday, August 13th.

Day 1: Saturday, August 13th

  • Move-In; Check-Into Program
  • Parent Goodbye
  • Program for students begins at 2:30 pm
  • Meet the Leaders and Your NEST group
  • Tie Dye/Lawn Games
  • Funfest!
  • Movie Night

Day 2: Sunday, August 14th

  • Get to know Clubs and organizations on campus
  • Sneak peek at campus events!
  • Intro to Campus Recreation
  • Escape Room
  • Trip to student’s local (and favorite) doughnut shop
  • Intro to UMW Bingo: A campus tradition (with prizes)!
  • Time with your small group
  • Trivia
  • Trip to grocery store to get anything you might need

Day 3: Monday, August 15th

  • Design your own tote bag
  • Pool Time!
  • Get to know the Multicultural Center
  • Get to know your campus
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Board Game night

Day 4: Tuesday, August 16th

  • Service Project
  • Get to know downtown Fredericksburg
  • Lawn Games, S’mores
  • Jackbox Games

Day 5: Wednesday, August 17th

  • Class Schedule Tours
  • Group Pictures
  • Closing Ceremony