WOW

Week of Welcome

Week of Welcome Fall 2016

Cleveland State University
WOW: Week of Welcome 2016

 

Saturday, August 27 | Sunday, August 28 | Monday, August 29 | Tuesday, August 30 | Wednesday, August 31 | Thursday, September 1 | Friday, September 2 | Saturday, September 3 | Events after Week of Welcome



 

Saturday, August 27

  • Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 8am-7pm
    Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!
     
  • Residence Life Move In, Euclid Commons & Fenn Tower, 8am-2pm
     
  • Commuter Gathering, SC Ballroom, 2-3pm 
    First Year Students, join Student Life for tips and tricks about commuting to campus!
     
  • Magnus Fest 2016, Wolstein Center, 4-8pm 

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Sunday, August 28

  • Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 11am-5pm
    Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!


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Monday, August 29 ~ First Day of Weekday Classes

  • Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 7am-9pm

     Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!
  • Welcome Information Stations, SC Atrium/BU Atrium/MC Atrium, 9am-5pm
     Pick up campus information, ask some questions, and grab a WOW calendar of events!

  • Ohio City Bike Tour, OrgSync Registration, 10am
    Sign-up to go on a Bike Tour with CAB. Registration opens on August 29, actual tour is September 10.

  • 1964 Society Snack Pack, SC Innerlink, 12-2pm
    Come grab a motivational snack pack that will contain a unique quote, variety of snacks, and helpful tips on how to have a great semester!

  • CAB’s Welcome Back BBQ, SC Plaza (rain location SC Atrium), 11am-2pm
    Join us for some music, free food, games and giveaways! There will be free t-shirts for the first 750 students.

  • Study Abroad Walk-in Advising, MC 412, 1-3pm
    Always wondered about studying abroad but were afraid to ask? Now is your chance to explore the endless possibilities of how, when, why and where to study abroad as part of your CSU degree. Drop in for a study abroad walk in session any day of WOW 1:00- 3:00pm in MC 412.

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Tuesday, August 30

  • Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 7am-9pm
    Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!

  • Good Morning Commuters, SC 353, 8-10:30am
    Join us in the Commuter Corner for some breakfast treats and coffee to get your day started!

  • City is Our Campus Ticket Sale - Cleveland Indians vs. Marlins, SC Innerlink, 10-11am
    Come get your tickets to the 9/3 Indians Game vs. Miami Marlins. Tickets are two per CSU ID, $8 each. After 11:00am, tickets will be sold in SC 319.

  • Welcome Back Block Party & BBQ, Trinity Cathedral, 11:30am-2pm
    "Kick Off" the 2016-2017 school year with your friends at a free BBQ and Block Party hosted by Trinity Cathedral. Come enjoy free food, games, prizes, music and more!

  • Health and Wellness Welcome Hour, IM Atrium, 11:30am-12:30pm
    Come meet our Peer Educators, visit our health clinic location, and pick information and "freebies" on how to stay healthy throughout the year.

  • History and Social Studies Meet & Greet, RT 1316, 11:30am-1:30pm
    Come meet your faculty and CLASS advisers from the College of Education and Human Services. There will be light refreshments and door prizes! 

  • Cool Off with Career Services at our Root Beer Kegger, SC Atrium, 11:30am-1:30pm
    Connect with Career Services to jump start your career while you enjoy a root beer float.

  • Post Baccalaureate Pre-Professional Orientation, TBD, 11:30am-12:30pm
    This event is for Individualized Post Baccalaureate Pre-Professional Students: Pre-Dental, Pre-Med, Pre-Pharmacy, or Pre-Vet. Students will learn about the Office of Pre-Professional Health Programs, GPA Goals, prerequisite courses, and meet other students in the same track. RSVP recommended, College of Sciences and Health Professions at 216-687-9321.

  • Scoops with Student Affairs, SC Atrium, 4-6pm
    Come meet the Division of Student Affairs and see how we can support you this academic year outside the classroom! Free ice cream sundaes for students (while supplies last). 

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Wednesday, August 31

  • Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 7am-9pm
    Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!

  • Bingo for Books, SC Atrium, 11am-1pm
    Come play bingo with the Department of Student Life for a chance to win over $1000 in bookstore gift cards!

  • Mosaic House on 12-Faculty and Staff Open House, RT 1201, 11:30am-12:30pm
    Join the Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement for their open house. The Mosaic House on 12 offers several meeting spaces to accommodate small to large groups for study sessions, book discussions, colloquium, and other educational type events. Light refreshment will be served.

  • Homecoming Court Applications, SC Atrium, 11:30am-12:30pm
    2016 Homecoming Court Applications are now available! Come learn what it takes to be CSU Royalty and grab an application.

  • Good Evening Commuters, SC 353, 4-6pm
    Join us in the Commuter Corner for some afternoon treats.

  • Rock the Rec, Recreation Center, 6-9pm
    Come celebrate the 10th anniversary of our recreation center during the university's Week of Welcome! Now in its 9th year, Rock The Rec is an awesome event featuring free food, a rock wall, inflatables, games, prizes, demos, giveaways, music and a whole lot more the entire evening! 

  • Pre-Professional Freshman Orientation, MC Auditorium, 6:15-8:30pm
    This event is for first year pre-professional health students: Pre-Dental, Pre-Med, Pre-Pharmacy, or Pre-Vet. Students will learn about the Office of Pre-Professional Health Programs, GPA Goals, prerequisite courses, and meet other students in the same track. Parents and families are welcome to attend. RSVP required to College of Sciences and Health Professions at 216-687-9321.

  • Miss Representation, Lawn Between Julka & Rec Center, 8:30-11pm
    Don't miss this free screening of Miss Representation, the hit film that explores topics of sexism, media, and American culture. Join us after the screening for a panel discussion with students, faculty, and staff.

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Thursday, September 1

  • Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 7am-9pm
    Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!

  • 1964 Society Snack Pack, SC Innerlink, 10am-1pm
    Come grab a motivational snack pack that will contain a unique quote, variety of snacks, and helpful tips on how to have a great semester! 

  • Mosaic House on 12 Student Open House, RT 1201, 11am-12:30pm
    Greetings to ALL NEW and RETURNING students, The Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement invites you to attend our open house to learn about our programs focused on engaging students in enhancing their non-cognitive skills such as time management, developing successful study habits, goal setting, etc. Win prizes! Refreshments will be served.

  • Counseling Center Open House, UN 220, 11am-1pm
    Attend our fun-filled Annual Open House! Come for the eats and treats and to meet the staff of the Center! Students, staff, and faculty are all invited!

  • Campus Activities Board Open House, SC 338, 11am-1pm
    Come see CAB! The Campus Activities Board plans close to 100 events a year for CSU Students! If you want to get involved with CAB or just want to meet the students behind the scenes feel free to stop by!

  • Viking Expeditions Open House, SC 338, 11am-1pm
    Come check out our office space, meet our executive board and win some giveaways!  Learn about upcoming volunteer opportunities, membership meetings, and our much anticipated winter break trips!

  • BLU Kick-Off Social, SC Atrium, 5:30-7:30pm
    Join this new student organization for an evening of dancing demonstrations and lessons!

  • Welcome Back Concert, E 24st Street, 8-10pm
    Join CAB for an outdoor concert ft. The Strive to kick off the semester! There will be food trucks available for students to purchase food during the concert.

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Friday, September 2

  • Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 7am-6pm
    Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!

  • 2016 Cleveland State Volleyball Invitational, Woodling Gym, 10am-2:30pm
    Come watch your 2015 Horizon League Champions host the Cleveland State Volleyball Invitational vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles.  Cleveland State students free with Viking Card.  Mini Ball tosses and t-shirt tosses throughout the match.

  • SGA Town Hall, MC 134, 11:30am-1:30pm
    Student Government Association will be hosting a Town Hall to engage students in an opportunity to hear their thoughts/needs/concerns as students at Cleveland State. This will also provide an opportunity for SGA to inform students how student government can be a vehicle for unity and progress.

  • International Coffee House, PH 104, 6-9pm
    Come join a community of International and American students who wish to provide a friendly and safe environment for new international students to meet on campus every Friday for coffee, tea, and snacks. We want to be your "home away from home"!

  • Movie Night with CISP, MC 412, 7-10pm
    Join CISP for a movie night! Bring your blankets and pillows. RSVP required, Contact CISP for RSVP details.

  • Women’s Soccer vs. Ohio University, Krenzler Field, 7-9pm
    Battle of the Green and White as your women's soccer team takes on the Ohio Bobcats. All Cleveland State students are free with their Viking Card.

  • 2016 Cleveland State Volleyball Invitational, Woodling Gym, 7-9pm
    Come watch your 2015 Horizon League volleyball champions battle the Tennessee Volunteers. Cleveland State students are free with their Viking Card.  Mini ball tosses and t-shirt tosses throughout the match.

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Saturday, September 3

  • Viking Outfitters, SC First Floor, 9am-4pm
    Stop by the bookstore to pick up your books and other supplies for the semester!

  • West Side Market Trip with CISP, SC Lobby, 11am-3pm
    Join CISP for a trip to the West Side Market, RSVP required. Contact CISP for RSVP details.

  • Cleveland Indians Game vs. Marlins, Progressive Field, 7:10pm
    Tickets were given away on Tuesday, but join your fellow Vikings at Progressive Field as the Indians take on the Miami Marlins! 

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Exciting Events after Week of Welcome:

  • Cleveland State Women’s Soccer vs. Akron Zips, Krenzler Field, 1-3pm
    Battle of NE Ohio as the Cleveland State women's soccer team battles Akron at 1PM.  The match is located on campus at 18th and Chester (Krenzler Field).  All CSU students are FREE with their Viking ID.
  • CAB County Fair, Music Building Lawn, 10am-2pm
    Come hold a kangaroo, build a stuffed animal, and enjoy a snow cone with CAB!
  • SGA Open House, Wednesday September 7, SC 317, 11am-2pm
    All students are encouraged to stop by the Student Government Offices to meet their representatives. This Open House will provide an opportunity for students to learn what SGA is all about and how they can get involved!
  • Welcome to America Dinner, Saturday September 10, SC Ballroom, 6-9pm
    Global Intervarsity would like to host a special dinner to welcome new international students to America. There will be special speakers, cultural entertainment, good food, and fun group activities for everyone to get to know each other better. We invite you to come be yourself and celebrate your culture while enjoying a delicious dinner! Get more info and RSVP by emailing Global Intervarsity VP Elizabeth Koduru: e.koduru@vikes.csuohio.edu.

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