Mountainview 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 on 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: Appalachian 111 

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: Under the Appalachian Dining Hall

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, rent shoes, play a game or shoot some pool!
  • Where: University Union

9:00pm: Mountainview Game Night!

  • Come meet some of your new neighbors and have some fun!
  • Where: Each Mountainview building's great room

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
  • Where: East Gym

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

3:00pm - 5:00pm: Mountainview Tour of Classes & Campus

  • Bring your schedule and a list of places you need to find - we'll teach you how to find your way around campus before classes start!
  • Where: Meet at the basketball court

3:00pm - 5:00pm: Mountainview Transfer Tour

  • Come meet other transfer students living in Mountainview! Bring your schedule and a list of places you need to find - we'll teach you how to find your way around campus before classes start!
  • Where: Meet at Appalachian 111

5:00pm - 7:00pm: Mountainview Opening BBQ

  • Come out and eat some great barbeque at the Mountainview Dining Hall. Don't forget your student ID!
  • Where: Appalachian

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 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 on 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 and 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 - 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: Eat 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 - 3:00pm: Mountainview Nature Preserve Tour

  • Get to know the gem of Binghamton University through a guided tour of the Nature Preserve. It's right in our backyard!
  • Where: Meet at the Mountainview volleyball Court

3:00pm - 5:00pm: Mountainview Field Days

  • Come out and play! We'll have games of co-rec basketball, volleyball, football and ultimate Frisbee going!
  • Where:  Mountainview Quad

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

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

  • Where: Bearcat Sports Complex

10:00am: Mountainview Tour of Classes and Campus

  • Bring your schedule and list of places you need to find! We'll teach you how to find your way around campus before classes start!
  • Where: Meet at the basketball court

10:00am: Mountainview Transfer Tour

  • Come meet other transfer students living in Mountainview! Bring your schedule and a list of places you need to find - we'll teach you how to find your way around campus before classes start!
  • Where: Meet at Appalachian 111

1:00pm: Mountainview Tour of Classes and Campus

  • Bring your schedule and list of places you need to find! We'll teach you how to find your way around campus before classes start!
  • Where: Meet at the basketball court

1:00pm: Mountainview Transfer Tour

  • Come meet other transfer students living in Mountainview! Bring your schedule and a list of places you need to find - we'll teach you how to find your way around campus before classes start!
  • Where: Meet at Appalachian 111

2:00pm - 3:00pm: Mountainview Student Leader Q&A

  • Looking to get involved on campus, but have some questions on where to start? Come hear from student leaders who are already involved and learn about their paths to leadership success.
  • Where: Appalachian 111

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

8:00pm - 9:00pm: Mountainview College Council Party

  • The Executive Board of Mountainview College Council invites you to an informal information session. Come and learn about community government - what positions are available, timelines, etc. Come learn how you can make a difference in your community!
  • Where: Appalachian Dining Hall

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

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Last Updated: 9/1/14