Newing College

welcome weekend 2013

Schedule of events

 

Thursday,  August 22,  2013

9:00 am - 11:30 am: 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

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm: 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 

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm: 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: C4 Multipurpose Room

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: 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

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

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

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm: 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: Newing Co-Rec Field

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

  • Where: Binghamton University Events Center

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

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

6:00 pm - 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

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: 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

9:00 pm: Fast & Furious 6 movie

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

9:00 pm: 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 exploits of his mysterious party-giving millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby.
  • Where: Newing C-4

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Friday,  August 23,  2013

9:00 am - 10:00 pm: 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

11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Fun in the Sun!

  • Looking for something to do? Come hang out and enjoy the sun while participating or watching kickball or basketball. The games will be pick-up style and are a great way to meet new people! Not into sports? We'll also have card games going on at the picnic tables around the co-rec field.
  • Where: Newing College Co-rec Field

1:00 pm - 5:30 pm: 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

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Newing Welcome Back BBQ

  • Its dinner time and you must be hungry! Enjoy some barbeque and don't forget to bring your student ID! At dinner you'll also have the chance to meet with the Newing College Council executive board. They'll be handing out popcorn and snow cones to Newing residents, so be sure to look for them.
  • Where: Outdoor dining hall area 

6:00 pm - 12:30 am: Munchies

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

6:00 pm - 2:00 am: 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 

9:00 pm - 2:00 am: 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

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

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

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 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"

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm: 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

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm: 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" 

6:00 pm - 12:30 am: Munchies

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

6:00 pm - 2:00 am: 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 

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Newing S'mores and a Bonfire

  • How about some s'mores? Head over to the Newing Fire Pit for a tasty treat. While you enjoy the glow of the fire, get to know more about how to get involved in Newing including Newing College Council, Newing Encourages Drinking Safely (NEDS), Newing Sustainability (ReNewing) and the Lake Lieberman Gazette will all be there!
  • Where: Newing Fire Pit 

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

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

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Sunday,  August 25,  2013

9:00 am - 10:00 pm: 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

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: 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 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

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: NCC Game Time

  • Brought to you by the Newing College Council, come out and participate in Frisbee or volleyball! While you're there why not enjoy some treats? A great way to meet people and have a snack!
  • Where: Newing College Co-rec Field 

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Have You Met Faculty Master Mark?

  • You've probably seen him - at orientation, walking around Newing or riding his bike. This is your first opportunity to introduce yourself to the academic leader of Newing College and receive the 13-14 Faculty Master Mark button! Dessert will be available, so stop by upstairs after dinner!
  • Where: Newing Commons 

6:00 pm - 10:30 pm: 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

7:00 pm: Newing College 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

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

Last Updated: 4/22/14