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2017 Welcome Week Events

Download the Welcome Week Mobile App! 

 

Download the official NDSU Welcome Week app in the iOS App Store or Google Play. Search NDSU Welcome Week.The image above is the icon that corresponds with the app.The app serves as your schedule and keeps you in the know about all of the great things happening on campus for Welcome Week.

Once you've downloaded the app, please follow the prompts. These will help you to customize your schedule.

If you have questions about Welcome Week, please contact 701-231-8379 or NDSU.WelcomeWeek@ndsu.edu.

Required Events

Required Events

 

Residence Hall Move In

August 19th 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, Your Residence Hall

Green and Yellow Rally

August 19th at 8:00p.m., SHAC (Sanford Health Athletic Complex)

Welcome Week Leaders will pick you up from your residence halls to bring you to the SHAC

Welcome Week Leader Group Meeting

August 20 at 1:00p.m., check the Welcome Week app or the Insider page for your group location

First Community Gathering

August 20 at 6:00-7:30 p.m., Your Residence Hall

This gathering gets you started as a citizen in your hall community. You don't want to miss it. Signs will be posted for your specific community gathering location.

Welcome Week Leader Group Meeting

August 21 at 8:00a.m., check the Welcome Week app or the Insider page for your group location

Presidents' Welcome

August 21 at 9:00 a.m-10:00 a.m., Churchill Field

President Dean L. Bresciani and Student Body President Mason Wenzel want to personally welcome you to NDSU as the newest incoming class and become a part of NDSU's academic community.

No Major? No Problem! Advising Resource Center (Undeclared/Exploratory Students) Welcome

August 21 at 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Askanase Hall Auditorium

Meet your academic advisers from the Advising Resource Center and learn about NDSU expectations, academic and support services, and the process of exploring majors and careers.

College of Science and Mathematics Welcome

August 21 at 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Gate City Bank Auditorium

Meet Dean Scott Wood and department chairs for a tour of your department.

College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources Kick Off 2017

August 21 at 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Minard 116

All new students in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources are invited to join us for Kick Off 2017. Come meet the dean and your fellow students, sign up for door prizes and be entertained by Dr. Eric Berg, professor. You'll also get an opportunity to visit the department that houses your academic major.

College of Engineering Welcome

August 21 at 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Bentson-Bunker Fieldhouse

New students enrolled in programs within the College of Engineering are invited to attend this welcome event. You'll have an opportunity to meet the dean, department chairs and current student leaders. We will discuss tips to help you launch a successful academic career and student members of the Engineering Ambassadors will give brief department orientation tours.

College of Human Development and Education Welcome

August 21 at 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Century Theater, Memorial Union

The College of Human Development and Education Convocation is our official welcome to new students in the College of Human Development and Education. We are committed to supporting the Class of 2021 and others as they achieve their academic goals. This is an opportunity for our students to develop a connection to the College— greetings from the Dean, the Department Heads, Faculty, Staff and student leaders.

College of Business Transitions

August 21 at 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Barry Hall, Room 140

Transitions is an event for first-year students in one of our six primary majors. Students will learn more deeply about the majors, meet faculty and fellow students, get to know your advisors, get a good start on understanding academic requirements, and get the first opportunity to become involved in all the opportunities available to students in the College of Business. 

College of Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences Welcome

August 21 at 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., Festival Concert Hall (Reineke Fine Arts Center)

Learn about opportunities in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Get tips for successfully navigating your first semester at NDSU.

Kickoff Your Success College of Health Professions Welcome

August 21 at 10:00-11:00 a.m., Sanford Health Athletic Complex (SHAC)

Kickoff Your Success is a Welcome Week activity that is designed to help new students to the College of Health Professions kick off the 2017-2018 academic year. With academic advisors on hand, will be covering academic expectations unique to the College of Health Professions as well as tips for a successful start to the year. See you there!

Complete eCHECKUP TO GO

August 22 at 12:00 p.m., Online

Sign up for a "We Take a Stand" workshop

August 23 at 12:00 p.m.

“We Take a Stand” Workshop: An important part of becoming a member of the NDSU campus community is attending the “We Take a Stand” workshop.  All incoming students are required to register for and attend this 90 minute workshop that focuses on interpersonal violence, sexual violence, stalking and expectations for how everyone can play a part in making campus safer.

Multiple sessions are offered between August 23rd and September 14thRegistration is required.

To register please go to:  http://www.ndsu.edu/student_life/sexual_assault/

When you attend the workshop please bring your NDSU student identification card.

Questions about the workshop can be directed to Sexual Assault Prevention and Advocacy at 701-231-5733 or ndsu.sa-advocate@ndsu.edu.

Download the Pathlight App

August 25 at 12:00 p.m.

Download the Pathlight safety app on your mobile app by searching "Pathlight".

Featured Events

Featured Events

 

Family Reception

August 19 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Great Plains Ballroom - Memorial Union

We invite students and their families to pop in and join us after move in. Campus departments will be available to answer questions and light refreshments will be provided. There will be a short program at 2:30 pm that will feature a welcome from President Bresciani. 

Green and Yellow Rally

August 19th at 8:00p.m., SHAC (Sanford Health Athletic Complex)

Welcome Week Leaders will pick you up from your residence halls to bring you to the SHAC

Club NDSU

August 19 at 9:30 pm - 1:00 am, Memorial Union Lower Level

Join us at the hottest club in town - Club NDSU - featuring a nightlife atmosphere including a live DJ, a video game lounge, free food, alcohol free drinks, bowling, and billiards.  Club NDSU is free; just show your NDSU Card to get in and be ready to meet new students. Sponsored by Campus Attractions Campus Live Committee.

Welcome Week Leader Group Meeting

August 20 at 1:00p.m., check the Welcome Week app or the Insider page for your group location

ActivateU 

August 20 at 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., Wallman Wellness Center

ActivateU provides new NDSU students an opportunity to activate their membership and explore the programs and services at the Wellness Center.

Hypnotist

August 20 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., Festival Concert Hall

Have a fascinating time venturing into the subconscious with a hypnotist.  Join other students on stage for an energizing experience, or be a witness in the audience to dynamic and entertaining show!

Welcome Week Leader Group Meeting

August 21 at 8:00a.m., check the Welcome Week app or the Insider page for your group location

Presidents' Welcome

August 21 at 9:00 a.m-10:00 a.m., Churchill Field

President Dean L. Bresciani and Student Body President Mason Wenzel want to personally welcome you to NDSU as the newest incoming class and become a part of NDSU's academic community. Following the welcome will be the academic college events.

Find Your Voice in the Herd

August 21 at 8:00-9:00 p.m., Memorial Union Great Plains Ballroom

Start your college years off on the right note by finding your voice in the herd! Lead by Jason Levasseur, a renowned musician and keynote speaker, you will arrive as strangers and leave as friends through an evening of memorable activities and introductions into the college years. Sponsored by the Campus Attractions Special Events Committee.

YOGOWYPI Factor

August 22 at 7:00-8:30 p.m., Festival Concert Hall

YOGOWYPI!! That’s right; You Only Get Out What You Put In!  Let’s face it, making the transition from high school to college can be difficult.  Bill Cordes has been helping students make that transition for more than 15 years.  If you are looking for a lecture on the ABCs of college life, this is not for you.  If you want a session that is filled with energy, passion and great tools to support you in creating a compelling future, then the YOGOWYPI Factor is your ticket.

RHA Block Party

August 24 at 7:00-10:00 p.m., East side of Pavek Hall in the Bolley Loop

Join us for a block party with food, music, dancing, and tons of fun!  You won’t want to miss this celebration!

Street Dance

August 25 at 9:00-11:30 p.m., Administration Avenue, Rain site Memorial Union Great Plains Ballroom

Wanna have some fun and rock out to music?  Come join us for a street dance on Administrative Ave. and enjoy some great music starting at 9 p.m.  Sponsored by Campus Attractions Concert Committee.

Campus Live: Street Dance After Party

August 25 at 11:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m., Memorial Union Lower Level

After the Street Dance, come on down to the Lower Level of the Memorial Union for free food, games, bowling, billiards and more!  Sponsored by Campus Attractions Campus Live Committee.

Student Involvement Expo

August 30 at 11:00a.m.-3:00p.m., Administration Avenue, Rain site Memorial Union Great Plains Ballroom

Come check out the 300+ student organizations that NDSU has to offer.

After August 26

Events after Saturday, August 26

 

Student Involvement Expo

August 30 at 11:00a.m.-3:00p.m., Administration Avenue, Rain site Memorial Union Great Plains Ballroom

Come check out the 300+ student organizations that NDSU has to offer.

Movie: Beauty and the Beast (PG-13) *film subject to change

August 30 at 7:00 p.m., Memorial Union Century Theater

An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

Part-Time Job Fair

August 31 at 11:00-2:00 p.m., Memorial Union Great Plains Ballroom

An annual event that provides an excellent opportunity to connect employers with students to discuss or interview for current part-time job opportunities. Last year, 67 employers and over 550 students attended this event. This event is only open to NDSU students.

 Grocery Bag Bingo

September 1 at 9:30 p.m-1:00 a.m., Memorial Union Great Plains Ballroom

Try your luck at bingo for the chance to win some sweet treats and save some money on grocery shopping this week. Sponsored by the Campus Live Committee.

Movie: Beauty and the Beast (PG-13) *film subject to change

September 1 at 7:00 p.m., Memorial Union Century Theater

September 1 at 9:30 p.m., Memorial Union Century Theater

September 2 at 7:00 p.m., Memorial Union Century Theater

September 2 at 9:30 p.m., Memorial Union Century Theater

An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

NDSU Bookstore "After Hours"

September 6 at 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., NDSU Bookstore in the Memorial Union

The NDSU Bookstore invites you to the 8th annual "After Hours" event. Enjoy free ice cream sundaes and "Minute to Win It" style games. There will be drawings for prizes and give away items. Everyone is welcome. Sponsored by the NDSU Bookstore.

Study Abroad Resource Fair

September 7 at 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Thundar's Den (food court area), Memorial Union

Learn about opportunities abroad and in the U.S. from program representatives and returned study abroad students. Be sure to vote for your favorite photo from their time abroad.

Study Abroad Internship Info Session

September 8 at 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., Meadow Room, Memorial Union

Explore the new opportunities available to intern in Ireland during the summer and receive college credit.


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