Welcome Week

Welcome Week is our opportunity to celebrate the start of a new academic year and your opportunity to meet new friends or get reacquainted with old ones. Student Life has so many different events planned that you’re sure to find something you’ll enjoy.

Friday, August 17
Warrior  Fiesta5:30-8 p.m.Scully SquareKick off Welcome Week by joining us at the Warrior Fiesta! Enjoy your favorite Mexician Cuisine right here on campus.
Saturday, August 18
Student Life Presents: The Jibrizy Magic Show7:00-8 p.m.Academic Center, Multi-Flex TheaterAfter a long day in the sun, what better way to relax than with a lot of laughs and some mind blowing magic with your new friends?
Late Night Rockin’ The Rec10:00-1 a.m.Andorfer Commons, Rec CenterAfter the comedian, join us in the Rec Center for a late night after party!
Sunday, August 19
Bingo Night8:00 p.m.Scully SquareA childhood favorite to kickoff a wonderful school year. Wait…What’s this?…BULK FOOD PRIZES!!!! I’m there and so should you!
Monday, August 20
Commuter Coffee CartStop 1: 9:45-10:15 a.m., Zollner Engineering Center; Stop 2: 10:45-11:15 a.m., Cunningham Business Center; Stop 3: 11:45-12:15pm, Academic Center“What’s the perks of being a commuter”, you ask? Free snacks and gifts for commuters at the Commuter Coffee Cart! Stop by one of the scheduled locations for a morning or afternoon pick-me-up.
Tuesday, August 21
VR Day10 – 2:00p.m.Andorfer Commons, Dining HallVirtual Reality meets motion! Immerse yourself in a full-out 4D virtual reality experience in our very own Dining Hall. Check out all the gaming goodness we have planned for you.​
Wednesday, August 22
Games Unplugged Night6:30 p.m.Scully Square & Seitz Conference CenterIt’s midweek of the first week of classes. We’re bringing miniature golf out to Scully Square with slushies. But inside, it’s all sorts of tabletop games up in Seitz Conference Center (room 206 & 207). Anything from chess, to cards for euchre, to more involved tabletop games. Sit down, unplug, and game on.
Thursday, August 23
Volleyball & Cornhole Tournament7 p.m.Snyder Academic Center LawnThe competition if fierce, but the fun is fierce-er. (Oh yeah, that’s a word.) Bring your all to compete in our Welcome Week tourneys! Get a taste of what intramurals will bring. You don’t need a team to join in the fun!
Friday, August 24
Celebrate India3:30 – 5 p.m.Scully Square, By the FountainFood, music and dancing followed by a ceremony honoring Ganesh Chaturthi!
Gaurdians of the Galaxy 1 & 27 p.m. & 10 p.m.Andorfer Commons, Magee O’Connor TheaterWe begin with the Guardians of the Galaxy series! View both films for free in the Magee O’Connor Theater!
Saturday, August 25
Welcome Week Community Service Project: Community Harvest Food Band8-11:30a.m.Andorfer Commons, Dining HallWarriors make a difference in our community. Join us as we take a morning and go down to Community Harvest Food Bank where students will help pass out food, break down boxes, help clients carry food to their cars, and manage exits. What a great way to prepare ourselves for our annual Crush Hunger Canned Food Drive we will do at the end of October! Transportation provided, but we have limited space.
 Men’s Soccer Orange Out3:30p.m.Warrior Athletic Field Join us in the stands as we cheer on our Men’s Soccer Team for their first home game. Refreshments provided, you bring the cheer!
Sunday, August 26
Laser Tag1:45 p.m. bus departsAndorfer Commons, Dining HallIt’s time for a laser battle royale! Ultrazone has a lot going on. We provide the transportation and pay for your games, but space is limited. Sign ups are required – you can do this at the Student Affairs Office in Andorfer Commons