Wildcat Week Preview

This is it! Wildcat Week is the official welcome to the Wildcat family for you and your family. From the day of Move-in when you make campus your new home to the Goodbye Blessing with everyone gathered, this is a time filled with fun, preparation and discovery. Go Wildcats!

This is it! Wildcat Week is the official welcome to the Wildcat family for you and your family. From the day of Move-in when you make campus your new home to the Goodbye Blessing with everyone gathered, this is a time filled with fun, preparation and discovery. Go Wildcats!

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What To Expect

Wildcat Week is when your ACU experience lights up! Discover Abilene and take a deeper dive into all of the many programs available at ACU. Immerse yourself in our unique traditions such as Candlelight Devo as you make your transition into a full-time college student.

  • Dive into five days of hands-on learning activities.
  • Enjoy amazing meals.
  • Connect with new friends.
  • Prepare for class.
  • Have a blast at ACU Fest and Abilene City Limits.
  • Soak in your first Candlelight Devo.
  • Share a hug at the Goodbye Blessing.

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Important Dates

  • Move-in – August 23, 2022
  • 1st Day of Classes – August 29, 2022

Schedule

  • 8 a.m.-2 p.m.  Move-in (Residence Halls)
  • 1-7 p.m.          Wildcat Week Check In (Hunter Welcome Center)
  • 5-6 p.m.          Goodbye Blessing (Anthony Field at Wildcat Stadium)
  • 8-8:30 p.m.     Candlelight Devo (Beauchamp Amphitheatre)
  • Breakfast
  • Late Wildcat Week Check In
  • Lunch
  • Group Mentor Time
  • How To Be a Wildcat
  • Explore Abilene
  • Sunrise Devo
  • Breakfast (World Famous Bean)
  • English Essay Testing
  • Group Mentor Time
  • Office of Multicultural Affairs – Underground
  • Snowcones and ACU Missions
  • Late Night Worship
  • Breakfast
  • Rec Center
  • Praise Day
  • ACU Fest (Anthony Field and South Lawn)
  • Stadium Movie Night
  • Wildcats Pay It Forward
  • Roommate Lunch
  • Class Preparation
  • Church Fair
  • Abilene City Limits

If you would like a more detailed schedule, please follow these instructions to be ready for the August 12 launch:

1) Download Guidebook from your mobile app store.
2) Search “ACU Wildcat Week.”
3) Click “Get this Guide.”
4) Open guide to search the schedule for more details.

To learn how to use the Wildcat Week Schedule app, Guidebook, watch this short video.