RAM Day Schedule & Activities

You should plan to arrive early on campus and check in between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM in Shott Hall. To help you find your way, check out the campus map and directions to Bluefield College. An updated and complete schedule of the day's events will be distributed at Check-In, but a tentative overview of the day's activities is listed below. Please note that you must plan to be on campus for the entire day.

Tentative RAM Day Schedule

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Arrive and Check-In at Shott Hall - During this time, students can verify documents and inquire about any unfinished paperwork.
9:15 AM Welcome
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Morning Information Sessions and Placement Testing - Parents will have an opportunity to attend informational sessions while students are taking placement tests. Financial Aid and BC Central will offer a question/answer period and provide pertinent information for parents regarding financial aid and student accounts.
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Lunch by Chef Jenny in Bluefield College Campus Dining Hall
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Afternoon Information Sessions - Student Life sessions for parents and high-energy programming for students! Parents will not want to miss out on the opportunity to see what's going on in Student Life while their student is enjoying an afternoon of mingling and getting to know the BC Campus!
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Small Group Meetings and Campus Tours
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Optional Financial Aid Workshop

An itinerary with more detail will be provided at Check-In. Unfortunately, we cannot provide lodging on campus. See local accommodations if you plan to stay overnight.

Activities Fair

Families and students will have the opportunity to talk with staff about student activities, career services, academic resources, first-year experience, Christian ministries, athletics, and much more! To confirm that a particular coach will be available, please contact that coach directly. Additionally, our admissions leaders will be providing some unique experiences. You will also have the opportunity to branch out and spend a day doing what you're interested in with a new group of like-minded folks. RAM Days are loaded with activities created entirely by orientation leaders.

BC Central and Financial Aid Presentations

A financial aid information session will also be available.

Complimentary Lunch

Enjoy a meal prepared and served in the Bluefield College Campus Dining Hall by our very own, Chef Jenny!

Tours of Campus

Student ambassadors will lead small groups on tours of Bluefield College’s beautiful campus. Additional tours may be offered to local points of interest.

Helpful Links

For more information, please contact Ranae Bailey at or (276)326.4207.