WOW

Week of Welcome

Week of Welcome

Cleveland State University
WOW: Week of Welcome 2021

WELCOME BACK TO CSU!! 

Support Services Hours
Bookstore | CSU Dining | Recreation Center 
Residence Life | Student Center | Viking Card

 

No appointment needed:  Walk-in to get your COVID vaccine!

Where: Center for Innovation in Medical Professions
IM Building Room 205; Health and Wellness Services
2112 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44115

During resident life move-in days:
Thursday August 19, 2021 - Sunday August 22, 2021 
Hours: 9a.m. - 4pm.

Thereafter:

Where: IM Building, Room 205 
Health and Wellness Services.
Tuesdays (only) beginning 8/24/21.
Hours:  9a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Saturday, August 21

  • Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Professional Orientation
    8:30am-1pm
    Location TBA

    Throughout the orientation program, you will hear from previous post baccalaureate students, learn about CSU, learn more about the post baccalaureate program, get to know one another, and get your questions answered. This will be the only official post baccalaureate program for the fall semester, although you’ll find there are plenty of workshops and other events outside of the classroom to keep you busy and engaged.
     
  • MagnusFest
    4PM - 6PM, Doors Open At 3:30PM CSU Wolstein Center
    6PM CSU Soccer Game at Krenzler Field
    Save the Date to celebrate your first day on campus!
    The Center for Student Involvement has an exciting event planned for you to help with your transition to Cleveland State University! This event is for incoming students only as you are surrounded by peers who will all celebrate their first day on campus. This student-only program lays the foundation for success from your first day on campus through graduation. Click here for more information about MagnusFest.
     
  • Men's Soccer vs. Notre Dame College
    6pm
    Krenzler Field

    Cheer on our Viking's Men's Soccer team as they take on Notre Dame College.

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Sunday, August 22

  • Women's Soccer vs. Canisius
    2pm
    Krenzler Field

    Our own Viking's Women Soccer team battles Canisius at Krenzler Field. Come out to support our Vikings!!

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Monday, August 23 - First Day of Weekday Classes

  • Welcome Information Stations
    8am-4pm 
    Student Center (SC)  Atrium / Berkman Hall (BH)  Atium / Business Building (BU) Lobby

    Grab campus information, ask some questions, get directions, and pick up a WOW calendar of events!
     
  • RTA U-Pass Distribution
    9am-4pm
    Student Center 2nd floor Inner Link

    Stop by the Student Center to pick up your RTA U-Pass
     
  • Coffee with a COP
    9am-11am
    Student Center 2nd Floor Inner Link

    CSU Police Department is hosting Coffee with a COP for Week of Welcome! Please join them for Community, Conversation, and Coffee!
     
  • Michael Schwartz Library Welcome Desk
    1st Floor of Rhodes Tower
    10am-3pm

    The Michael Schwartz Library will have a welcome desk where you can learn about our services, resources, and facilities. You can enter to win Viking Cash, get free giveaways and more. The welcome desk will be available Monday 8/23-Thursday 8/26 from 10am to 3 pm.
     
  • Bingo for Books
    11am-12pm
    Student Center Atrium

    Come try your luck at Bingo to win gift cards to Viking Outfitters! There will be $1,000's of dollars given away, an event you do not want to miss! Must bring your CSU Student Viking ID card to play. Only 1 bingo card per student will be allowed. 

    Event is sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement & Viking Outfitters 

  • LGBTQ+ Center Open House
    11am-1pm
    LGBTQ+ Center - BH 211

    The CSU LGBTQ+ Center will be re-opening on Monday, August 23rd with an Open House event from 11am - 1pm. Stop by and say hello, learn about our programs and events, or come and chat with our staff, faculty, and students!

  • Levin Student Welcome
    5pm-6pm
    Urban Affairs Building Atrium

    Stop by our table in the Atrium to say hello to other students, faculty, and staff, and pick up a snack on your way to or from class.

  • Corn Horn Colosseum
    5pm-7pm
    Student Center Plaza

    To kick of welcome week 2021 our students will have the chance to go for glory in the Corn Hole Colosseum! A tournament event that pins the best against the best, bring a partner or it could be a great opportunity to be paired up with someone new! It's an all our war to determine who is the best bag tosser on campus! Do you think you have what it takes? But be careful because your friends may become your enemies in the infamous Corn Hole Colosseum! Hosted by Campus Activities Board

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Tuesday, August 24 

  • Welcome Information Stations
    8am-4pm 
    Student Center (SC)  Atrium / Berkman Hall (BH)  Atium / Business Building (BU) Lobby
    Grab campus information, ask some questions, get directions, and pick up a WOW calendar of events! 
     
  • RTA U-Pass Distribution
    9am-4pm
    Student Center 2nd floor Inner Link

    Stop by the Student Center to pick up your RTA U-Pass
     
  • Time Crunch
    11:30am-2pm
    Pop Up Lounge (2nd floor of the Student Center)

    Students will have the chance to win vouchers for destinations around Cleveland by completing mini games in 60 seconds or less. Hosted by Campus Activities Board
     
  • Levin Student Welcome
    5pm-6pm
    Urban Affairs Building Atrium

    Stop by our table in the Atrium to say hello to other students, faculty, and staff, and pick up a snack on your way to or from class.
     
  • Transfer Pre-Professional Orientation
    6pm-7pm
    Virtual Event - Students can RSVP by clicking here

    Throughout the orientation program, you will hear from Pre-Professional Health Program staff, learn more about life as a pre-professional student at CSU, and get your questions answered.

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Wednesday, August 25

  • RTA U-Pass Distribution
    9am-4pm
    Student Center 2nd floor Inner Link

    Stop by the Student Center to pick up your RTA U-Pass
     
  • Student Organization Fair
    11am-1pm 
    Student Center (SC)  Atrium 
    Interested in being more engaged? Join a student organization. Come to the Student Center to meet members of some of our recognized student organizations! Hosted by the Center for Student Involvement. 
     
  • CABcot
    11am-1pm
    Student Center Plaza

    Join CAB as we get the year started in style exploring the highlights on and off campus! At this event there will be tabling of different organizations,services, and vendors, intriguing activities, and giveaways you won’t want to miss! Hosted by Campus Activities Board
     
  • Levin Student Welcome
    5pm-6pm
    Urban Affairs Building Atrium

    Stop by our table in the Atrium to say hello to other students, faculty, and staff, and pick up a snack on your way to or from class.

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Thursday, August 26

  • RTA U-Pass Distribution
    9am-4pm
    Student Center 2nd floor Inner Link

    Stop by the Student Center to pick up your RTA U-Pass
     
  • Donuts with the Dean
    10am-10:30am 
    Monte Ahuja College of Business, First Floor Lobby
    Join us on the first Thursday of the Fall 2021 Semester to have In-Person Donuts with Monte Ahuja College of Business dean, Dr. Ken Kahn! Please RSVP on our website so we know how many donuts to supply: https://business.csuohio.edu/about/donuts-with-dean
     
  • Student Organization Fair
    11am-1pm 
    Student Center (SC)  Atrium 
    Interested in being more engaged? Join a student organization. Come to the Student Center to meet members of some of our recognized student organizations! Hosted by the Center for Student Involvement.
     
  • Cleveland Teaching Collaborative Meet & Greet
    11:30am-12:30pm
    RT 301- Digital Design Studio, Michael Schwartz Library

    The Cleveland Teaching Collaborative will host a meet & greet to kick off the semester. Meet our leadership team, pick up some CTC swag, and learn about our resources for all instructors at CSU & in Northeast Ohio PK-12 schools. See cleteaching.org for more info.
     
  • Time Crunch
    11:30am-2pm
    Pop Up Lounge (2nd floor of the Student Center)

    Students will have the chance to win vouchers for destinations around Cleveland by completing mini games in 60 seconds or less. Hosted by Campus Activities Board
     
  • Rock the Rec
    4pm-7pm
    CSU Rec Center

    Rock the Rec is an exciting, interactive event to help kick off the start of the Fall semester for CSU students! This year, our "Time Crunch" theme will help commemorate our 15th anniversary with a tournament of Minute-to-Win-It-style challenges, free t-shirts, Walking Tacos, games, and activities around the Rec and Busbey Natatorium pool, Pink Gloves Boxing demos, prizes, giveaways, and more. Don't miss out on the fun! Visit csurec.com for more details.
     
  • Levin Student Welcome
    5pm-6pm
    Urban Affairs Building Atrium

    Stop by our table in the Atrium to say hello to other students, faculty, and staff, and pick up a snack on your way to or from class.
     
  • First Year Pre-Professional Orientation
    6pm-7:30pm
    Virtual Event -
    Students can RSVP by clicking here
    Throughout the orientation program, you will hear from Pre-Professional Health Programs staff, learn more about life as a pre-professional student at CSU, and get your questions answered.

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Friday, August 27

  • RTA U-Pass Distribution
    9am-4pm
    Student Center 2nd floor Inner Link

    Stop by the Student Center to pick up your RTA U-Pass
     
  • Picnics and Guitar Picks
    6pm-9pm 
    Music Lawn  
    Come watch performers and enjoy a picnic on the Music Lawn to end Welcome Week. We will be distributing picnics baskets and blankets to the first 100 students who show up, but any student is welcome to also show up and just enjoy the music. We will also be raffling off a meet and greet to students to meet the artists who are performing. Hosted by Campus Activities Board

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Saturday, August 28

  • Thinking Outside the Box
    1pm-4pm
    Escape in 60
    1266 W 6th St Suite 201, Cleveland, OH

    Thinking Outside the Box is all about getting that brain moving after a long and relaxing summer and what better way to do it than by trying to escape? Thinking Outside the Box is an opportunity to play 1 of 4 unique and creative escape rooms being hosted by Escape in 60 and will prove to the perfect challenge to get the blood flowing to the brain again. Top that off with some good food and prizes for the top teams and you have the perfect night to get you back into the semester spirit! Hosted by Campus Activities Board

BOOKSTORE - Viking Outfitters

Books for fall semester classes are now available for purchase. If you plan to purchase your books online, please plan to do so as soon as possible to avoid shipping delays with UPS and FedEx.

Week of August 16:

  • Mon-Fri 9a-5p
  • Saturday 10a-3p
  • Sunday 8/22 only 10a-3p

During the week of Aug 22 definitely at least:

  • Mon-Fri 9a-5p, online order pickup only 5p-7p
  • Saturday 10a-3p

Please check https://www.bkstr.com/csuohiostore/home for up-to-date Bookstore Information.

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CSU DINING

General information may be found below. Please see additional information at dineoncampus.com/csu and csuohio.edu/safe-campus/dining

Viking Marketplace-

  • Mon-Fri: 7:00AM-8:00PM
  • Sat-Sun: 10:00AM-8:00PM

Greens to Go

  • Mon-Fri: 9:30AM-3:00PM

Grille Works

  • Mon-Fri: 10:00AM-5:00PM

Viking Express

  • Mon-Thurs: 7:00AM-9:00PM
  • Fri: 7:00AM-4:00PM

Viking Grounds

  • Mon-Thurs: 7:00AM- 3:00PM
  • Fri: 7:00AM- 2:00PM

Business Perks

  • Mon-Thurs: 8:00AM-6:00PM
  • Fri: 8:00AM-1:00PM

Viking Express at Fenn Tower

  • Mon-Thurs: 7:30AM-10:00PM
  • Fri: 7:30AM- 5:00PM

The Link

  • Mon-Thurs: 8:00AM-6:00PM
  • Fri: 8:00AM-1:00PM

Papa John's/Tenders Love Chicken

  • Mon-Thurs: 10:00AM-6:00PM
  • Fri: 10:00AM-2:00PM

*All hours are subject to change based on volume and student activity on campus. 

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RECREATION CENTER 
  • M – TH: 5:45am – 10:00pm (Busbey closes at 9:00pm)
  • F: 5:45am – 9:00pm (Busbey closes at 8:00pm)
  • S/S: 9:30am – 5:00pm (Busbey closes at 4:00pm)

Please visit the Rec Center website for important new protocols and policies.

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RESIDENCE LIFE

The Residence Life Office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you need to reach the Residence Life staff, please call 216-687-5196 or email reslife@csuohio.edu.

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STUDENT CENTER

Information Desk hours

  • Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

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VIKING CARD

Viking Card office hours

Fall 2021 - Extended Hours August 16 - September 2

  • Mondays-Thursdays 8am-6pm
  • Fridays 9am-5pm
  • Saturday, August 21 9am-1pm

Fall Semester 2021 September 7- December 10

  • Mondays & Tuesdays 9am-6pm
  • Wednesdays-Fridays 9am-4pm
  • Closed: September 6, November 11 & November 25-26

First time Viking Card holders please follow this link to get started.

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