New Experiences for Students Transitioning, referred to as NEST, is a four-day program open to all incoming freshmen spanning August 21-24. NEST offers a unique opportunity to bond with fellow students as you explore UMW and surrounding attractions by participating in activities that encompass our core values of Honor, Leadership, and Social Justice.
Please DO NOT pay until you receive notification you have been accepted. Specifics on notification and payment are included in the registration form. A successful payment will direct you back to this page, followed shortly by a confirmation email from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Day one: Move-In, Ice Breakers, Welcome Dinner, Scavenger Hunt on Campus and Downtown
Day two: Service: Local Service Projects, Tubing on the Rappahannock River, Barbecue Dinner
Day three: Leadership: Adventurelinks
Day four: Social Justice: Touring Historical and Social Justice Sites in Richmond, Farewell Dinner