Hinman College

Welcome Weekend 2014

Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 28, 2014

9:00am - 11:30am: Check-In for New Students on the Ground/Even Numbered Floors

  • Students who live on the ground/even numbered floors of their building will move in during this designated time.
  • Where: Residential Communities

12:00pm - 2:30pm: Check-In for New Students on the Odd Numbered Floors

  • Students who live on the odd numbered floors of their building will move in during this designated time.
  • Where: Residential Communities

3:00pm - 4:15pm: Parent/Guardian/Family Welcome to the Community

  • It's time to say good-bye to your student and start (or continue) your life as the parent/guardian of a college student. Come meet the Assistant Director and Faculty Master of your student's residential community and learn what to expect in this next step.
  • Where: Hinman Lower Dining Hall

3:00pm - 4:00pm: Floor Meetings

  • You've met your RA and your roommate, now's your chance to meet the rest of the people living on your floor!
  • Where: See your RA for location

4:00pm - 5:00pm: Building-Wide Meetings

  • Come to the main lounge and meet your building staff and neighbors!
  • Where: Your buildings main lounge

5:00pm - 5:30pm: Area-Wide Meetings

  • It's your welcome to the community! Meet your Assistant Director and Faculty Master, learn about your college/community traditions and find out what makes your new home rock!
  • Where: Hinman Hill

5:45pm: Head Down to New Student Welcome

  • Where: Binghamton University Events Center

6:00pm - 8:00pm: New Student Welcome

  • Receive your official welcome to the Binghamton University family and enjoy a BBQ dinner provided by Sodexo Dining Services with your friends and fellow students from other residential communities.
  • Receive your free Class of 2018 T-shirt sponsored by the Binghamton University Alumni Association.
  • Where: Binghamton University Events Center

6:00pm - midnight: Bowling & Billiards

  • We have a bowling alley and billiards on campus! Come down and rent shoes, play a game or shoot some pool!
  • Where: University Union

9:00pm: Drive-In Movies

  • Looking for a little fun? Why not sit back and enjoy the outdoor movie experience while making some new friends? Movies will begin at 9pm (or as soon as it gets dark) in the co-rec fields- Maleficient at Mountainview and The Amazing Spiderman 2 at Newing.
  • Where: Mountainview and Newing Quads

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Friday, August 29, 2014

 9:00am - 10:00pm: Recreation Center at the East Gym Open

  • No membership required for FitSpace or group fitness classes.
  • Must have Binghamton University ID card.
  • Where: East Gym

12:30pm - 1:30pm: Hinman Transfer Student Social

  • Join us and get to know Hinman from a transfer student's perspective! Meet Hinman staff members and other transfer students. Afterwards, we will walk to the University Transfer Social together!
  • Where: Roosevelt Hall Main Lounge

1:30pm - 6:00pm: Heart Safe Campus CPR Training

  • Stop by anytime to get a quick training in CPR! Support Binghamton in its effort to become one of the nation's first Heart Safe campuses!
  • Where: CIW Commons

4:00pm - 5:00pm: Hinman Volley-Bonanza!

  • The fun keeps going! Hinman College Council will be putting together a pick-up volleyball match at the top of the hill. Come meet fellow Hinmanites!
  • Where: Top of the hill behind Roosevelt & Smith Halls

5:00pm - 7:00pm: Hinman BBQ & Involvement Fair

  • The party begins! Come to this block-party style event featuring food, games and an opportunity to meet the local student-run groups and buy Hinman apparel from the Hinman College Council! Don't forget your student ID!
  • Where: Hinman Quad

6:00pm - Midnight: Munchies

  • Grab some snacks or rent a dvd for the night!
  • Where: University Union 

6:00pm - 1:00am: Bowling & Billiards 

  • We have a bowling alley and billiards on campus! Come down and rent shoes, play a game or shoot some pool.
  • Where: University Union 

7:00pm - 11:00pm: Shindig at the Fountain

  • Shindig at the Fountain - a concert featuring "Active Bird Community" and "Rubblebucket.
  • Where: Harpur Quad Fountain

7:00pm - 1:00am: Late Nite Binghamton

  • Check out Late Nite - we'll have free food, a movie, a concert by Luke Metzler and much more!
  • Where: University Union

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

 9:00am - 8:00pm: Recreation Center at the East Gym Open

  • No membership required for FitSpace or group fitness classes.
  • Must have Binghamton University ID card.
  • Where: East Gym

11:00am - 4:00pm: University Fest

  • Come celebrate the beginning of the academic year with the entire campus community at University Fest! There will be 200 student organizations tabling, vendors galore, music, food and water rides.
  • Where: University "Spine"

1:00pm - 6:00pm: Heart Safe Campus CPR Training 

  • Stop by anytime to get a quick training on CPR! Support Binghamton in its effort to become one of the nation's first Heart Safe campuses! 
  • Where: University Union Old Union Hall

6:00pm - Midnight: Munchies

  • Grab some snacks or rent a dvd for the night!
  • Where: University Union 

6:00pm - 1:00am: Bowling & Billiards

  • We have a bowling alley and billiards on campus! Come down and rent shoes, play a game or shoot some pool!
  • Where: University Union 

8:00pm - 10:00pm: Hinman's VIP After-Party

  • Come out and meet people at the VIP After-Party! Enjoy music, dancing, games and more!
  • Where: Hinman Quad 

8:00pm - 1:00am: Late Nite Binghamton

  • Enjoy Blacklight Team Arrow Attack in the Mandela Room, custom street signs, Team Trivia in the Undergrounds Coffeehouse and much more!
  • Where: University Union

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Sunday, August 31, 2014

9:00am - 10:00pm:  Recreation Center at the East Gym Open

  • No membership required for FitSpace or group fitness classes.
  • Must have Binghamton University ID card.
  • Where: East Gym

1:00pm - 5:00pm: Rec Fest

  • Take part in the Biggest Day of Play! Check out our 39 club sports, the "Club House", participate in the climbing wall, obstacle course, or one of many interactive game opportunities. Try out the zip line as we open the new Ropes Challenge Course in the woods! Watch the men's Rugby teams play. Play Disc Golf on our new 18-hole course or try your hand at Bubble Soccer.
  • Live DJ, free food samples and giveaways. Enter raffle for a chance to win a free membership, FitBit, gift cards and other prizes! Make sure you come dressed and ready to play! Complete details available at play.binghamton.edu.
  • Where: Recreation Center at the East Gym

1:00pm: Women's Soccer Game - Go Bearcats!

  • Where: Bearcat Sports Complex

2:00pm - 4:00pm: Tour of Hinman College & Campus

  • Our Welcome Back Crew leads a tour of Hinman College & campus. See your mailbox, the Hinman Success Center and the Hinman College Office. Best yet, each tour is personalized to show you where your classes are located, so make sure you bring your course schedule. Tours leave at 2pm, 2:15pm, 2:30pm and 3pm.
  • Where: Meet at the Hinman Hill

3:00pm - 5:00pm: Hinman's Co-Rec101

  • Co-rec football, founded in Hinman, is one of our biggest traditions. Seasoned co-rec players will lead a quick intro and play a pick-up game of touch football with a female quarterback!
  • Where: Co-rec field behind Roosevelt Hall

6:00pm - 10:30pm: Bowling & Billiards

  • We have a bowling alley and billiards on campus! Come down and rent shoes, play a game or shoot some pool!
  • Where: University Union

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Monday, September 1, 2014

9:00am - 10:00pm: Recreation Center at the East Gym Open

  • No membership required for FitSpace or group fitness classes
  • Must have Binghamton University ID card.
  • Where: East Gym

1:00pm - 3:00pm: HCC Field Day & Social

  • Come join us outside for a fun-filled , camp-style games! Three-legged races, kickball, KanJam and more!
  • Where: Hinman Quad

5:00pm: Men's Soccer Game - Go Bearcats!

  • Where: Bearcat Sports Complex

7:00pm: Floor Meeting with your RA

  • This is a mandatory floor meeting where your RA will ensure we have an accurate record of who has checked onto your floor! Meet the people who you are in closest contact with - your floormates!
  • Where: See your RA for location

7:30pm: Hinman Ice Cream Socials

  • Directly following your floor meeting there will be an ice cream social in the main lounge of each building. Faculty and Student Fellows will be available to answer questions.
  • Where: Your buildings main lounge

Be sure to check the general schedule for even more events and activities!

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Last Updated: 9/1/14