New Experiences for Students Transitioning, referred to as NEST, is a four-day program open to all incoming freshmen spanning August 19-22. 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.
Sunday, August 19 – Move-in, Ice Breakers, Welcome Dinner, Scavenger Hunt on Campus and Downtown
Monday, August 20 – Leadership: Challenge Discovery, Field Day, Capture the Flag
Tuesday, August 21 – Service: Service Projects, Tubing on the Rappahannock River, Dinner with the President
Wednesday, August 22 – Social Justice: National Museum of African American History in D.C.