Hinman College

welcome weekend 2013

schedule of events

 LOOK FOR 2014 SCHEDULE COMING THIS AUGUST.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

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 Commons

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

5:45pm: Head Down to New Student Convocation & New Student Picnic

  • Where: Binghamton University Events Center

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

6:00pm - 7:00pm: New Student Convocation

  • Receive your official welcome to the Binghamton University family. Hear from Binghamton University staff, and this years keynote speaker Rose Barre '06 and MA '08; premium sales consultant with the New York Yankees.
  • 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

7:00pm - 8:00pm: New Student Picnic

  • Enjoy a BBQ dinner provided by Sodexo Dining Services with your friends and fellow students from other residential communities.
  • Come sign the Class of 2017 Banner, receive your free Class of 2017 T-shirt and meet alumni-sponsored by your Binghamton University Alumni Association
  • Where: Binghamton University Events Center

9:00pm: Fast & Furious 6 movie

  • Vin Diesel, Paul Walker & Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast in a high-stakes adventure!
  • Where: Mountainview Dining Hall

9:00pm: The Great Gatsby movie

  • 1922 was an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz and bootleg kings. Follow Nick Carraway as he delves into the world of the super-rich through the exploits of his mysterious party-giving millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby.
  • Where: Newing C-4

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Friday, August 23, 2013

 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

11:00am - 12:00pm: Hinman Transfer Student Social

  • This is a chance for transfer students and area student leaders to meet and get to know Hinman from a transfer student's perspective. A delicious brunch will be provided.
  • Where: Hinman Library

1:00pm - 5:30pm: 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!

  • Hinman College Council will be putting together a pick-up volleyball match at the top of the hill.
  • Where: Top of hill behind Roosevelt & Smith Halls

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

  • Food, games and an opportunity to buy Hinman apparel from the Hinman College Council. Don't forget your student ID!
  • Where: Hinman Quad

6:00pm - 12:30am: Munchies

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

6:00pm - 2:00am: 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 

9:00pm - 2:00am: Late Nite Binghamton

  • Check out 18-hole glow golf, laser tag, video gaming and more!
  • Where: University Union

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Saturday, August 24, 2013

 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

1:00pm - 5:00pm: 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. Stick around for the Shindig at the Fountain!
  • 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 

5:00pm - 8:00pm: Shindig at the Fountain

  • Come out and enjoy the shindig - featuring food, rides and a concert brought to you by the Student Association.
  • Where: University "Spine"

6:00pm - 12:30am: Munchies

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

6:00pm - 2:00am: 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 Under the Boardwalk Block Party

  • Come out and meet people at the Under the Boardwalk block party! Challenge your floormates to trivia, dance and much more! 
  • Where: Hinman Quad 

9:00pm - 2:00am: Late Nite Binghamton

  • Enjoy various FREE activities and giveaways!
  • Where: University Union

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Sunday, August 25, 2013

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 38 club sports, participate in the canoe wars, climbing wall or one of many interactive game opportunities. Watch the mens and womens Rugby teams play. Learn how to play Disc Golf on our new 18-hole course. Live DJ, free food samples and giveaways. Enter raffle for a chance to win a free membership, gift cards or mountain bike.
  • Where: Recreation Center at the East Gym

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.
  • 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 

7:00pm: Hinman 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 

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

Last Updated: 4/22/14