Arcadia START (Students Taking Active Responsibility Together)
A Pre-Welcome Week Experience
Students interested in global interconnectedness and social justice are invited to move into their residence hall three days (two nights) before the traditional fall Welcome Week experience. During Arcadia START, you’ll meet Civic and Global Engagement staff and student leaders, make friends with similar interests and goals, and explore Glenside and Philadelphia.
Arcadia START Benefits
- A warm welcome to campus from staff and student leaders
- Themed Civic and Global Engagement activities, including guest speakers, a Glenside public art tour, and a Philadelphia tour.
- Opportunity to help run a Welcome Week community service activities for the incoming class.
- Guaranteed spots for FYSAE/SYSAE participants, Civic Scholars, Heights Scholars, and international students.
Arcadia START has a $60 fee. Most meals are included, and need-based aid is available.