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Friday, August 9th

Welcome Week: Transfer Student Social

Date:
Friday, August 9th
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Meet your new classmates for activities and snacks before heading off to the Block Party BBQ.

Wednesday, August 14th

Welcome Week: Transfer Student Social

Date:
Wednesday, August 14th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet your new classmates for activities and snacks before heading off to Viva Las Vegas. Meet in the Atrium of the Bone Student Center.

Welcome Week: Residence Hall Connections Watterson Towers

Date:
Wednesday, August 14th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Mix and mingle with other residents in your hall and then head off to Viva Las Vegas. Meet in the top floor lounge.  

Welcome Week: Residence Hall Connections Hewett and Manchester

Date:
Wednesday, August 14th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Mix and mingle with other residents in your hall and then head off to Viva Las Vegas. Meet in lower lobby of the Vrooman Center.

Welcome Week: Residence Hall Connections Tri-Towers and Cardinal Court

Date:
Wednesday, August 14th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Mix and mingle with other residents of your hall and then head off to Viva Las Vegas. Meet in the basement level of Tri-Towers.

Welcome Week: Viva Las Vegas

Date:
Wednesday, August 14th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Try your hand at casino games and bingo, and enjoy fabulous prizes, activities, free food, and a candy buffet!

Thursday, August 15th

Welcome Week: Classroom Tours

Date:
Thursday, August 15th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bring your class schedule to the information station for a guided tour of your classroom locations. In Schroeder Hall Plaza.

Welcome Week: Tropical Thursday

Date:
Thursday, August 15th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hang out with exotic animals and test out a mechanical shark ride. Relax and enjoy snacks while listening to music provided by WZND. Rain location: Activity Room, Bowling and Billiards Center

Welcome Week: Diversity Advocacy presents The Mix

Date:
Thursday, August 15th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Come out for a "mix and mingle" to meet members of the Diversity Advocacy organizations, learn about the office and upcoming programs, and tour the office. On the second floor of the Bone Student Center.

Welcome Week: Fraternity and Sorority Life Information Fair

Date:
Thursday, August 15th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Meet recognized Illinois State fraternity and sorority chapters to learn about their values and traditions.

Potential New Member Orientation

Date:
Thursday, August 15th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

All students interested in joining a social sorority or fraternity at Illinois State University are required to attend a Potential New Member Orientation Session sponsored by the Fraternity and Sorority Life Office. The orientation will cover basic information about joining a sorority or fraternity, including the history of Greek organizations, an overview of recruitment/intake, expectations of and opportunities for…

Welcome Week: Residence Hall Connections Hewett and Manchester

Date:
Thursday, August 15th
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Mix and mingle with other residents of your hall and then head off to Quadchella. Meeting in Lower Lobby of the Vrooman Center.

Welcome Week: Residence Hall Connections Tri-Towers and Cardinal Court

Date:
Thursday, August 15th
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Mix and mingle with other residents of your hall and then head off to Quadchella. Meet in the basement level of Tri-Towers.

Welcome Week: Residence Hall Connections Watterson Towers

Date:
Thursday, August 15th
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Mix and mingle with other residents of your hall and then head off to Quadchella. Meet in the top floor lounge.

Welcome Week: Transfer Student Social

Date:
Thursday, August 15th
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Meet your new classmates for activities and snacks before heading off to Quadchella. Meet in the Atrium of the Bone Student Center.

Welcome Week: Quadchella

Date:
Thursday, August 15th
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Experience Illinois State's mini music festival featuring a variety of performers, pizza, and interactive activities such as the photo mosaic wall. Rain location: Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center.

Welcome Week: Movie on the Quad

Date:
Thursday, August 15th
Time:
9:30 pm - 11:45 pm

Bring a blanket to the Quad and settle in for snacks and a free screening of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Rain location: Capen Auditorium, Edwards Hall

Friday, August 16th

Welcome Week: What it Means to be a Redbird

Date:
Friday, August 16th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Mandatory for all new incoming 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.

Welcome Week: ISU Spirit Picnic

Date:
Friday, August 16th
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Get your meal tickets as you leave Braden Auditorium from What it Means to be a Redbird, and head to the Quad for lunch and to receive your free academic planner.

Welcome Week: Academic Department/School Meetings

Date:
Friday, August 16th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Mandatory for all new incoming students Learn about the academic expectations of your department/school by meeting with representatives from those areas. Students who are undecided/undeclared should visit with their assigned academic advisor at 340 Fell Hall. For your specific department/school and location, check the list on the Welcome Week website or the Welcome Week guide…

Welcome Week: Field Day Fun

Date:
Friday, August 16th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Catch a bus from the Student Fitness Center to enjoy various activities and team competitions including ultimate Frisbee, flag foot ball, kickball, and laser tag.

Potential New Member Orientation

Date:
Friday, August 16th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

All students interested in joining a social sorority or fraternity at Illinois State University are required to attend a Potential New Member Orientation Session sponsored by the Fraternity and Sorority Life Office. The orientation will cover basic information about joining a sorority or fraternity, including the history of Greek organizations, an overview of recruitment/intake, expectations of and opportunities…

Welcome Week: Residence Hall Connections Watterson Towers

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

Mix and mingle with other residents of your hall and then head off to Block Party BBQ. Meet in the top floor lounge.

Welcome Week: Residence Hall Connections Tri-Towers and Cardinal Court

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

Mix and mingle with other residents of your hall and then head off to Block Party BBQ. Meet in the basement level of Tri-Towers.

Welcome Week: Residence Hall Connections Hewett and Manchester

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

Mix and mingle with other residents of your hall and then head off to Block Party BBQ. Meet in lower lobby of the Vrooman Center.

Welcome Week: Block Party BBQ

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

Showcase your vocal talents by performing your favorite song at Live Band Karaoke while enjoying a cookout with friends. Activities include inflatable axe throwing, a video game truck, and more. Rain location: Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center

Welcome Week: Diversity Advocacy presents Open Mic Night

Date:
Friday, August 16th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Through spoken word and music, members of the campus community express components of their identities with the purpose of fusing diversity and social justice with literature and the creative arts.

Welcome Week: Meijer Mania

Date:
Friday, August 16th
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Go to Bloomington-Normal's Meijer superstore for a fun-filled evening of prizes, free food, discounts, and more. Buses will depart from DeGarmo Hall Patio until 10:30 p.m. and return to the residence halls.

Saturday, August 17th

Welcome Week: Veteran and Military Connected Students Picnic

Date:
Saturday, August 17th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Connect, enjoy a free lunch, and have fun while learning about important campus and community resources.

Welcome Week: Trivia with Pride

Date:
Saturday, August 17th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Meet the members of Illinois State's LGBTQ+ student organization, learn about upcoming events, and test your wit on a variety of topics.

Welcome Week: Classroom Tours

Date:
Saturday, August 17th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bring your class schedule to the information station on Schroeder Hall Plaza for a guided tour of your classroom locations.

Welcome Week: Redbird Spirit Photo

Date:
Saturday, August 17th
Time:
3:15 pm - 3:30 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. Enter through the southwest gate.

Welcome Week: #DiversityAtState Induction

Date:
Saturday, August 17th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An affirmation and celebration of the identities of Illinois State underrepresented students. Meet student leaders and diverse faculty and staff, and connect with a peer support network.

Potential New Member Orientation

Date:
Saturday, August 17th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

All students interested in joining a social sorority or fraternity at Illinois State University are required to attend a Potential New Member Orientation Session sponsored by the Fraternity and Sorority Life Office. The orientation will cover basic information about joining a sorority or fraternity, including the history of Greek organizations, an overview of recruitment/intake, expectations of and opportunities…

Welcome Week: Transfer Student Social

Date:
Saturday, August 17th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet your new classmates for activities and snacks before heading off to The Second City Improv Show.

Welcome Week: The Second City Improv Show

Date:
Saturday, August 17th
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, and more!

Up Late @ State Glow it Up!

Date:
Saturday, August 17th
Time:
10:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Light up your Saturday night with some glow in the dark, late-night fun with food, dancing, and much more. Located in the Alamo II parking lot (319 W. North St., Normal). Rain location: Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center

Sunday, August 18th

Fear the Bird Kick-Off

Date:
Sunday, August 18th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us on from 1–3 p.m. Sunday, August 18, on the first floor of the Bone Student Center, near Barnes & Noble, for a Fear the Bird Kick-Off event in partnership with Welcome Week! The Kick-Off is an opportunity to celebrate the 2019 "Fear the Bird" Shirt and the start of a new school year…

Welcome Week: New Student VIP shopping event

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

Stop by Barnes & Noble in the Bone Student Center to enjoy games and snacks while getting assistance in purchasing spirit wear, textbooks, and other needed items.

Welcome Week: Stress-Free Sundae

Date:
Sunday, August 18th
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.

Welcome Week: Transfer Student Kickoff

Date:
Sunday, August 18th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The official welcome for new students transferring into Illinois State.

Welcome Week: Kickoff ‘Que

Date:
Sunday, August 18th
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Eat, listen to music, and meet members of the Ass0ciation of Latin American Students, Asian Pacific American Coalition, Black Student Union, and Pride, as well as other cultural organizations, including historically African-American and multicultural Greek letter sororities and fraternities. Learn about upcoming programs and services provided by Diversity Advocacy and the Dean of Students Office.…

Thursday, August 29th

Festival ISU

Date:
Thursday, August 29th
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Students enjoying Festival ISU Festival ISU, a fall campus tradition, features nearly 300 Registered Student Organizations as well as approximately 100 community businesses and organizations. The festival, presented by the Dean of Students Office, provides the opportunity for students to come together to learn about the many ways they can enhance their college experience and…