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Wednesday, August 15th

Welcome Week Information Station

Date:
Wednesday, August 15th
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Need help finding a campus building or resource? Need to know what's happening next on the Welcome Week schedule? The Welcome Week interns will be available to answer any questions you may have. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram

Transfer Student Social

Date:
Wednesday, August 15th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet your new classmates for some cool activities and free snacks before heading off as a group to Viva Las Vegas. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.  

Residence Hall Connections

Date:
Wednesday, August 15th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Mix and mingle with other residents of your hall and then head off as a group to Viva Las Vegas. East Campus (Hewitt and Manchester Halls) residents meet in the lower lobby of the Vrooman Center. Watterson Towers residents meet in the top floor lounge. West Campus (Haynie, Wilkins, and Wright Halls) and Cardinal Court…

Viva Las Vegas

Date:
Wednesday, August 15th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Try your hand at numerous casino games and test your luck with bingo. Come by for fabulous prizes, activities, free food, and a candy buffet! For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Thursday, August 16th

Welcome Week Information Station

Date:
Thursday, August 16th
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Need help finding a campus building or resource? Need to know what's happening next on the Welcome Week schedule? The Welcome Week interns will be available to answer any questions you may have. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram

Backyard Bash

Date:
Thursday, August 16th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hang out on the Quad with exotic animals and challenge your friends to miniature golf. Relax and enjoy snacks while listening to music provided by WZND, the student-run radio station.

Classroom Tours

Date:
Thursday, August 16th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bring your class schedule to the information station  at Schroeder Hall Plaza for a guided tour of your classroom locations. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.  

Fraternity and Sorority Life Information Fair

Date:
Thursday, August 16th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Meet member organizations of the Black Greek Leadership Council, College Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, and United Greek Council and learn more about the values and traditions of our fraternities and sororities at Illinois State. This is a great opportunity to find the organization that is right for you. You will also be able to register…

Transfer Student Social

Date:
Thursday, August 16th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Meet your new classmates for some cool activities and free snacks before heading off as a group to Quadchella. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Transfer Student Social

Date:
Thursday, August 16th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Meet your new classmates for some cool activities and free snacks before heading off as a group to Quadchella. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Residence Hall Connections

Date:
Thursday, August 16th
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Mix and mingle with other residents of your hall and then head off as a group to Quadchella. East Campus (Hewitt and Manchester Halls) residents meet in the lower lobby of the Vrooman Center. Watterson Towers residents meet in the top floor lounge. West Campus (Haynie, Wilkins, and Wright Halls) and Cardinal Court residents meet…

Quadchella

Date:
Thursday, August 16th
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Experience Illinois State's music festival featuring artists ranging from pop to EDM to rap on the Quad. Other activities include airbrush tattoos, inflatable human sphere racing, customized giveaways, and free food. Rain location: Horton Field House. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or…

Movie on the Quad: Black Panther

Date:
Thursday, August 16th
Time:
9:30 pm - 11:45 pm

Bring a blanket and settle in for a movie and snacks on the Quad! Rain location: Braden Auditorium, Bone Student Center. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Friday, August 17th

Welcome Week Information Station

Date:
Friday, August 17th
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Need help finding a campus building or resource? Need to know what's happening next on the Welcome Week schedule? The Welcome Week interns will be available to answer any questions you may have. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram

What It Means To Be a Redbird

Date:
Friday, August 17th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Mandatory for all students. Learn how your life as a Redbird will be defined by the choices you make and the actions you take through this theatrical performance by Illinois State students. Please bring your Redbird I.D. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter,…

ISU Spirit Picnic

Date:
Friday, August 17th
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Get your meal ticket as you leave Braden Auditorium and head to the Quad for lunch and to receive your academic planner. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

School of Communication Festival

Date:
Friday, August 17th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Mandatory for all communication majors.  Learn what the School of Communication has to offer at this open house style festival. Communication student organizations, majors, advising, study abroad, internships, and more will be represented. This event is designed for declared School of Communication students to connect with current students and faculty and get involved on campus!…

Academic Department/School Meetings

Date:
Friday, August 17th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Mandatory for all students.  Learn about the academic expectations of your department/school by meeting with representatives from those areas. Students who are undecided or are not admitted to a major are required to attend the undecided session. Locations are determined by your area of study; please review this list for more specifics on where you…

Diversity Advocacy Space Showcase

Date:
Friday, August 17th
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for light refreshments, a tour of our office, and an opportunity to learn about our student organizations, services, resources, and upcoming events.

Transfer Student Social

Date:
Friday, August 17th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Meet your new classmates for some cool activities and free snacks before heading off as a group to Reggie's Karaoke BBQ.

Residence Hall Connections

Date:
Friday, August 17th
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Mix and mingle with other residents of your hall and then head off as a group to Reggie's Karaoke BBQ.

Reggie’s Karaoke BBQ

Date:
Friday, August 17th
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Showcase your vocal talents by performing your favorite song at Live Band Karaoke while enjoying dinner on the Quad. Activities include minute-to-win-it competitions for prizes, yard games, fun photos, and more. Rain location: Horton Field House.

Diversity Advocacy presents Café Soul

Date:
Friday, August 17th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

An evening of café-style treats, poetry, and spoken word performed by students and special guest poets. Meet the Diversity Advocacy team and learn more about resources and services.

Saturday, August 18th

Information Station

Date:
Saturday, August 18th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Need help finding a campus building or resource? Need to know what's happening next on the Welcome Week schedule? The Welcome Week interns will be available to answer any questions you may have. Bring your class schedule for a guided tour of your classroom locations. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or…

Trivia w/ Pride

Date:
Saturday, August 18th
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Meet the members of Illinois State's LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) student organization, learn about upcoming events, and test your wit on a variety of topics. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Redbird Spirit Photo

Date:
Saturday, August 18th
Time:
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Wear red to show your Redbird spirit and join the largest group photo taken at Illinois State. A limited number of free T-shirts will be available for students. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

New Student VIP Shopping Event at Barnes and Noble-Illinois State University Bookstore

Date:
Saturday, August 18th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get ready for class and to showcase your Illinois State University pride at this fun interactive event. In addition to games and snacks, our experienced staff will be here to assist you with purchasing spirit wear, textbooks, and other needed items. Sponsored by Barnes & Noble-Illinois State University Bookstore. For more information about Welcome Week…

#DiversityAtState Induction 2018

Date:
Saturday, August 18th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Rep your identity with PRIDE! Be affirmed in your identity with PASSION! Connect your identity with PURPOSE! This event will empower you to be confident, bold, and authentically you at Illinois State. Expect to make critical connections with students, faculty, and cultural organizations to enrich your journey at Illinois State. Bring your smartphone and wear…

Transfer Student Social

Date:
Saturday, August 18th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet your new classmates for some cool activities and free snacks before heading off as a group to The Second City Improv Show. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

The Second City Improv Show

Date:
Saturday, August 18th
Time:
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Enjoy an evening of nonstop laughter with the improv troupe from Chicago that launched the careers of Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jane Lynch, and more! For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Sunday, August 19th

Stress-Free Sundae

Date:
Sunday, August 19th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Finish Welcome Week with a relaxing afternoon of ice cream, make your own bamboo, bowling, billiards, and stress-relief activities. Chill out before Monday arrives and classes begin. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Transfer Student Kickoff

Date:
Sunday, August 19th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for the official welcome of new students transferring into Illinois State. Learn the top five things transfer students need to know to be successful on campus, meet new friends, and hear from past transfer students about how they made the most of their time on campus. Refreshments will be provided. For more information…

Kickoff ‘Que

Date:
Sunday, August 19th
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join Diversity Advocacy for a cookout with free food, music, and fun. Make new friends; meet faculty and staff; and get a preview of multicultural, LGBT, and other student organizations. Rain location: Horton Field House. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Thursday, August 30th

Festival ISU

Date:
Thursday, August 30th
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
people standing on the ISU Quad in the sunlight with a crowd behind them

The festival provides the opportunity for students to come together to learn about the myriad of ways they can enhance their college experience and get involved.