Week of Welcome graphic of state of IdahoWeek of Welcome

Monday, August 21

Solar Eclipse Viewing
10-11 a.m. - Eisenwinter Soccer Field
Join us on the first day of school to view the solar eclipse! This total solar eclipse is expected to be 90% view-able in our area! We will meet at the edge of the soccer field to have a full view of the sun. Pick up viewing glasses at any welcome table around campus.  Limited edition solar eclipse t-shirts will be given away at the event!

Late Night at the SWRC
7-10 p.m. - Student Wellness and Recreation Center
Climbing Wall, Facility Tours, Equipment, Fitness Classes and more! Free

Tuesday, August 22

Day of Welcome
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. - Outside Behind Edminster Student Union Building
Free Picnic, music, games, informational booths, t-shirt and prizes!
New this year: North Idaho College will be giving away a $500 scholarship. Scholarships are proudly provided by the North Idaho College Foundation. (Entry tickets available at the event. Drawing will be held after 1:00, participants do not need to be present to win prizes or scholarship.) Students come and get a free t-shirt! (NIC Student ID required. Limited quantities available.)
Sponsored by Mountain West Bank

Wednesday, August 23

NIC Challenge Course Zip Line
Noon-1 p.m. - Outside Behind Edminster Student Union Building
Stop by for a thrilling ride! Free.

Thursday, August 24

Volunteer Project: Garden and Learn at the NIC Gathering Garden
9-11 a.m. - NIC Gathering Garden
Help with harvest, clean beds, maintain water systems, while learning about environmental sustainability and community involvement. Pre-registration required on CardinalSync.

Luau Beach Party and Cruise on Lake Coeur d'Alene
Beach Party 6-7 p.m. / Cruise 7-9 p.m. - NIC Beach/NIC Dock
(Limited space Aboard 300)
Luau Beach Party followed by a two hour cruise and dance party aboard the Mish-an-Nock around Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Free food, dance party, games, and prizes.
NIC Student ID Required. Shirt and shoes required. No purses or backpacks allowed.

Hosted by ASNIC Student Government.

Friday, August 25

Family Beach Day
10 a.m.-4 p.m. - NIC Beach
50% Equipment rentals, (paddle board/kayak/sailboats) for NIC students and their families. Free ice cream for kids.