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2018 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 18th 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, Your Residence Hall

Residence Hall Community Gatherings/Dinner

August 18th 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Your Residence Hall

(Dinner and community gathering times will be assigned by hall)

Green and Yellow Rally

August 18th at 8:00 p.m., SHAC (Sanford Health Athletic Complex)

Join us as we kick off the year right! Leaders will bring you from your residence hall to the SHAC

Welcome Week Leader Group Meeting

August 18 at 8:30 p.m., check the Welcome Week app or the Insider page for your group location

Welcome Week Leader Group Meeting

August 19 at various times between 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., check the Welcome Week app or the Insider page for your group location and meeting time

Welcome Week Leader Group Meeting

August 20 at 8:30 a.m., check the Welcome Week app or the Insider page for your group location

Class Photo & Presidents' Welcome

August 20 at 9:30 a.m-10:00 a.m., Churchill Field

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

Exploratory Student Welcome

August 20 at 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Askanase Hall Auditorium

Meet your academic advisors from the Advising Resource Center and get some need-to-know info about resources, opportunities, and exploring majors at NDSU.

College of Science and Mathematics Welcome

August 20 at 10:00 a.m.-11:30 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 2018

August 20 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 2018. Come meet the dean and your fellow students, sign up for door prizes and be entertained by Dr. Jane Schuh, professor. You'll also get an opportunity to visit the department that houses your academic major.

College of Engineering Welcome

August 20 at 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Bentson-Bunker Fieldhouse

New students in the College of Engineering are invited to attend this welcome event. You'll have an opportunity to meet the college leadership team, including the Dean and Associate Dean, along with current student leaders. We will present tips to help you launch a successful academic career and student members of the Engineering Ambassadors will give brief department resource tours.

College of Human Development and Education Welcome

August 20 at 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Century Theater, Memorial Union

The College of Human Development and Education will welcome new students at this event. We are committed to supporting the Class of 2022 as they achieve their academic goals. This is an opportunity for our students to develop a connection to the College and learn about their majors. Students will have the opportunity to meet the Dean, Department Heads, Faculty, Advisors and Student Leaders.

College of Business Transitions

August 20 at 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Barry Hall, Room 140

Transitions is an event for new-to-NDSU 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 Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Welcome

August 20 at 10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m., A. Glenn Hill Center 112 (Auditorium)

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

Your Future Looks Bright in the College of Health Professions

August 20 at 10:00-11:30 a.m., Festival Concert Hall 

From the start of your education with us to your graduation, there are many people in the College of Health Professions who are ready to support you in your educational journey. Hear from and interact with College administrators, advisors, and current students. Your future looks bright in the College of Health Professions! 

Complete eCHECKUP TO GO

August 20 at 12:00 p.m., Online

The Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO is a brief self-assessment in which all first-year students are required to complete. 

As a participant, you will receive accurate and detailed information about your alcohol use patterns and personal risk of alcohol-related harm, your unique family risk factors, harm reduction strategies, and resources available at NDSU and in our community to support individuals for alcohol and other substance misuse.

Please contact Kim Heazlett with any questions related to eCHECKUP TO GO:

Kim Heazlett, Health Promotion Coordinator kimberly.heazlett@ndsu.edu 

Download the Pathlight App

August 23 at 12:00 p.m.

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

We Take a Stand

Register Online

We Take a Stand is an interactive program focused on preventing violence on our campus. In the training, students will learn how to recognize signs of sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking, as well as how to safely intervene if you see a friend or classmate in a potentially unhealthy situation and both local and campus resources. 

ALL incoming NDSU students (both freshmen and transfer) are required to attend one session. Registration is required. Please bring your ID card with you to the presentation.

If you have questions, would like assistance with registration, or would like to request special accommodations please call Sexual Assault Prevention and Advocacy at 701-231-5733 or email megan.talcott@ndsu.edu 

Recommended Events

Recommended Events

 

Family Reception

August 18 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Great Plains Ballroom - Memorial Union

Join us after move in for a chance to meet other NDSU families and hear from the University. Light refreshments will be served and there will be a short program at 2:30 pm. 

First-Year Commuter Student Gathering

August 18 at 7:30 pm, Student Activities Office, Memorial Union (Room 120)

Commuter students are invited to attend the student gathering before attending the Green and Yellow Rally. You will be escorted to the SHAC after the gathering.

Green and Yellow Rally

August 18th at 8:00p.m., SHAC (Sanford Health Athletic Complex)

Join us as we start the year off right. Leaders will pick you up from your residence halls to bring you to the SHAC

Club NDSU

August 18 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 19 at various times between 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., check the Welcome Week app or the Insider page for your group location and time

ActivateU 

August 19 at 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Wallman Wellness Center

Following your Welcome Week Leader Group Meeting, you will have the option to attend ActivateU. Learn about campus recreation, intramural sports, fitness programs and services to help you activate and reach your balance within the seven dimensions of wellness. Enjoy games, demos, food and prizes.

Hypnotist

August 20 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 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 20 at 8:30 a.m., check the Welcome Week app or the Insider page for your group location

Class Photo and Presidents' Welcome

August 20 at 9:00 a.m-10:00 a.m., Churchill Field

President Dean L. Bresciani and Student Body President Chase Grindberg will welcome the Class of 2022 to NDSU's academic community.

Find Your Voice in the Herd

August 20 at 8:00-9:30 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 21 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 23 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 24 at 9:30-10:30 p.m., Administration Avenue (outside the Memorial Union), Rain site Memorial Union Great Plains Ballroom

Wanna have some fun and rock out to music?  Come join us for a street dance featuring Fly by Midnight on Administrative Ave. and enjoy some great music starting at 9:30 p.m. Sponsored by Campus Attractions Concert Committee.

Campus Live: Street Dance After Party

August 24 at 10:30 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 29 at 11:00a.m.-3:00p.m., Administration Avenue (outside of Memorial Union), Rain site Memorial Union Great Plains Ballroom

Find out more information about the 250+ student organizations available at NDSU.  Sponsored by NDSU Student Government. 

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Welcome Week Groups

Welcome Week Group information will be sent out via email in August. This will be sent to the same email address that was used for Orientation communications. You can also find your group information on your NDSU Insider page. Click here to find your classroom meeting location.


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