Susquehanna Community

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 - 4:00pm: Welcome to the Apartments

  • Join us in the Hillside Commons as we welcome everyone to the apartments. You'll get to meet the professional staff, hear more about living in the apartments and ask any questions about living on-campus!
  • Where: Hillside Commons

4:00pm - 5:00pm: New Student Apartment Social

  • This is your opportunity to get to know and meet your fellow apartment neighbors! Meet the staff who will be working with you throughout the year: Community Director (CD), Assistant Community Directors (ACD) and Resident Assistants (RA).
  • Where: See your area schedule for locations (Susquehanna and Hillside)

5:30pm: Apartment Students Head to New Student Welcome

  • Head down to officially begin your college career at Binghamton! Hillside students will meet at the bus stop and Susquehanna residents will meet at the swing set.
  • Where: See your area schedule for locations

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

1:00pm : Apartment Academic Questions and Confusion

  • Wonder what all those letters and numbers on your schedule mean? Your area RAs and Faculty Master George Catalano will be available to answer any of your questions! Bring your laptop if you have one.
  • Where: Susquehanna Coffeehouse

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 nations first Heart Safe campuses!
  • Where: CIW Commons

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 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 in CPR! Support Binghamton in its effort to become one of the nation's first Heat 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 - 9:00pm: Apartment Team Trivia

  • A true test of general knowledge, our trivia hour will have great questions and great prizes for the winning team!
  • Where: Susquehanna Coffee House

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

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

8:30pm: Movie on the Quad

  • Join us on the Hillside Quad as we have an inflatable movie screen showing a popular movie. Our area governments will be sponsoring free food including popcorn, cotton candy and sno-cones!
  • Where: Hillside Quad

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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

7:00pm - 8:00pm: Apartments Meet Your Government

  • Come meet your area government leaders and find how you can get involved!
  • Where: Hillside Commons & Susquehanna Coffeehouse

8:00pm - 10:00pm: Apartment House Meetings

  • Come meet your neighbors and find out what it means to be a member of our community!
  • Where: See your RA for location

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

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Last Updated: 9/1/14