Susquehanna Community

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: 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 location

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

  • Where: Binghamton University Events Center
6:00pm - 7:00pm: 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 Event's 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

8:30pm: Apartment Game Night!

  • Hosted by your area government, come hang out and learn more about getting involved in your community. Refreshments and snacks will be available as well as your favorite board and video games!
  • Where: Susquehanna Coffee House

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 Nicke 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: Apartment Academic Questions, Problems and Confusion

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

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

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 

7:00pm - 9:00pm: Apartment Team Trivia

  • Join us in the Susquehanna Coffeehouse for trivia night, hosted by your RAs! Prizes will be awarded to the winning team!
  • Where: Susquehanna Coffee House 

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 bring 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 the 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: Move on the Quad

  • Co-sponsored by the Susquehanna and Hillside area governments, come out and enjoy an evening on the Quad. Free snacks will be provided!
  • Where: Hillside Quad 

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

  • Enjoy various FREE activities and giveaways1
  • 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: Apartments Field Day

  • Come out and play! We will have games of co-rec basketball, volleyball, can-jam and more!
  • Where: Susquehanna Fire Pit

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 - 8:00pm: Apartments Meet your Government

  • Come meet your area government leaders and find out how you can get involved!
  • Where: 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

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

Last Updated: 4/22/14