Tyler Junior College

Weeks of Welcome


8 a.m.-10 a.m. Pathfinders

  • Not sure where your classes are? Look for the Pathfinders table set up in front of Rogers Student Center and in the Jenkins Hall Garden.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. OHPE Open House

10 a.m.-2 p.m. 1st Day of School Photo Booth (2nd Floor Rogers Student Center)

  • Send it to your mom, send it to your friends, let everyone know you are having an awesome first day at TJC! 

8 a.m.-10 a.m. Pathfinders

  • Not sure where your classes are? Look for the Pathfinders table set up in front of Rogers Student Center and in the Jenkins Hall Garden.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Cell Phone Case Designer (2nd floor Rogers Student Center)

  • Custom cell phone cases with the picture of your choice printed on it!

4 p.m. Student Senate Meeting

5 p.m.-7 p.m. Baxter Bash

  • Enjoy free food, music, and fun along Baxter Avenue in front of the BSM!

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Involvement Fair (TJC Quad between RSC and WASC)

  • First 25 students receive a t-shirt!
  • Student organizations and college offices will be available to share opportunities for involvement! Free Food and DJ!

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Blood Drive (2nd floor Rogers Student Center)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rec Center Open House

12 p.m. Spirit Spotting (Around Campus)

  • Be spotted by staff wearing your TJC letters or Black and Gold for a prize!

3 p.m.-5 p.m. Shopping Shuttle to Wal-Mart (Loading at 2:30 p.m. in S-4 parking lot beside RSC)

5 p.m.-9 p.m. Dairy Queen Fundraiser

  • Come out to DQ on 5th street! 15% of all proceeds will benefit TJC!

5 p.m. Soccer vs. Texas College- JV

  • First 25 students receive a t-shirt! 


ALL DAY!  Get a FREE mini blizzard with any purchase at DQ on 5th street!

12:30 p.m. Apache Spirit Rally (Jenkins Lawn)

8 p.m. Movie on the Lawn (Jenkins Lawn)

  • First 25 students receive a t-shirt!
  • Come out for a free showing of Jurassic World! Free popcorn and candy until supplies are gone!

7 p.m. Football Game TJC vs TVCC (Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium)

  • Show your school spirit and support our Apaches as they face our rival, TVCC!

10 a.m.-2 p.m. On-campus Employment Fair (2nd floor Rogers Student Center)

7 p.m. Apaches Give Back: Campus Canvas Party (TJC Quad)

  • First 25 students receive a t-shirt!
  • Paint a canvas that will be sent to local hospitals to decorate patients' rooms!

10 a.m.-2 p.m. CSLI Open House (2nd floor Rogers Student Center)

  • First 25 students receive a t-shirt! 

10 a.m.-2 p.m. CSLI Open House (2nd floor Rogers Student Center) (First 25 students receive a t-shirt!)

4 p.m. Student Senate Meeting

7 p.m. AAC Bingo (2nd floor Rogers Student Center)

  • Play a competitive game of Bingo and win prizes!

12 p.m. Spirit Spotting (Around Campus)

  • Be spotted by staff wearing your TJC letters or Black and Gold for a prize!

3 p.m.-5 p.m. Shopping Shuttle to Wal-Mart (Loading at 2:30 p.m. in S-4 parking lot beside RSC)

8 p.m.-11 p.m. Stop Light Dance (Rogers Student Center Apache Rooms)

  • Wear Red if You’re Taken, Yellow if It’s Complicated, and Green is You’re Single! Free food, a live DJ, and lots of fun!

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tutoring and Writing Center Open House (2nd floor Library)

12 p.m. Spirit Spotting (All Day around Campus)

  • Be spotted by staff wearing your TJC letters or Black and Gold for a prize!

7 p.m. Volleyball Game vs. Lamar State College-Port Arthur (Wagstaff Gymnasium)

  • First 25 students receive a t-shirt!

  • Stop by the CSLI Office with your Instagram Challenge completed to receive your prize!

WOW Instagram Challenge #WOWchallenge

  1. Take a picture on the First Day of School
  2. Take a picture with the 6 geese flying east
  3. Take a picture at the TJC football game
  4. Take a picture with your TJC Lanyard on
  5. Take a picture with your WOW shirt on
  6. Take a picture with one of your professors
  7. Take a picture in the library
  8. Take a picture with a new TJC friend
  9. Take a picture at the WOW Apache Spirit Rally
  10. Take a picture at the TJC WOW Stoplight Dance