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August 2018

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.

Meijer Mania

Start:
Friday, August 17th
9:00 pm
End:
Saturday, August 18th
12:00 am

Go to Bloomington-Normal's local Meijer superstore for a fun-filled evening of prizes, free food, discounts, and more. Buses will depart from DeGarmo Hall Plaza until 10:30 p.m. and return to the residence halls. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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 follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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 activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

#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 a combination of red, black, and white. For more information about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter,…

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.

Up Late @ State Glow It Up!

Start:
Saturday, August 18th
10:00 pm
End:
Sunday, August 19th
12:00 am

Finish your Saturday with some glow in the dark, late-night fun with food, dancing, and much more. Rain location: Horton Field House. Sponsored by the University Program Board. 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 about Welcome Week activities, check out WelcomeWeek.IllinoisState.edu or follow Student Activities and Involvement on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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.

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.

October 2018

Family Weekend 2018

Start:
Friday, October 26th
End:
Sunday, October 28th

Family Weekend is an opportunity for families and students to experience Illinois State University together. There are a multitude of activities to participate in. You can fill the entire weekend with the scheduled events or you can pick and choose just a couple of activities. Be sure to check with your student on what they would like to do. You can also plan some down time to spend in the student’s residence hall or apartment or to leisurely explore Uptown…

Family Weekend 2018

Date:
Friday, October 26th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Family Weekend is an opportunity for families and students to experience Illinois State University together. There are a multitude of activities to participate in. You can fill the entire weekend with the scheduled events or you can pick and choose just a couple of activities. Be sure to check with your student on what they would like to do. You can also plan some down time to spend in the student’s residence hall or apartment or to leisurely explore Uptown…

Family Weekend 2018

Date:
Saturday, October 27th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to Illinois State University's 2018 Family Weekend!

Family Weekend 2018

Date:
Sunday, October 28th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Family Weekend is an opportunity for families and students to experience Illinois State University together. There are a multitude of activities to participate in. You can fill the entire weekend with the scheduled events or you can pick and choose just a couple of activities. Be sure to check with your student on what they would like to do. You can also plan some down time to spend in the student’s residence hall or apartment or to leisurely explore Uptown…