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Cougar Welcome 2016: Are You Ready to Go

Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 18, 2016

 

Prairie & Woodland Halls Check-In
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center

 

Bluff Hall Check-In
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Multi-function Room, Evergreen Hall

 

Residence Hall Community Meetings
4:30 PM
All residents should attend their first community meeting of the year regarding living on campus and meet other people living in your community.
Prairie, Woodland, & Bluff Halls

 

Commuter Meet Up
5:00pm-5:30pm
Join other first year commuter students for a meet up before Freshman First Night!
Fixins Restaurant, Morris University Center

 

Freshmen First Night
6:00 PM
Class of 2020, join fellow first year students for an unforgettable evening, packed with laughter, glowing entertainment and the best food on campus! Experience the MUC’s many dining options in the Meridian Ballroom (bring your Cougar Card with meal plan or cash.) Step into the Illumabooth to create a glow photo or dress up with props at the open-air photo booth.  Get a sugar rush from cotton candy and escape into the video game lounge to play your favorite game. Be sure to stop by Cougar Lanes for a game of pool or Cosmic Bowling.  Feeling crafty? Decorate a picture frame to remember the event, or make your own Spin Art creation.  At the end of the night show off your dance moves during the DJ dance party! See you there! #FFN2016
Meridian Ballroom, Morris University Center

Friday, August 19, 2016

New Student Convocation: Your SIUE Story Begins
12:00 PM
Join us for an official academic welcome to SIUE.  There will be lots of surprises as well that you don’t want to miss!
Vadalabene Center

Class of 2019 Photo
12:45 PM
Cougar Statue, weather permitting

SIUE CENTRAL
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Need help finding your classes?  Can’t locate Textbook Service?  Have questions about how to add/drop a class?  Come to SIUE Central and have all your questions answered! 
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center

Cougar Kick Off
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Join us for “Eddie’s Eats” featuring local restaurants, lots of fun giveaways and games, and then Men’s and Women’s Soccer games! Shuttles will be provided to/from all residence halls and Hairpin Drive.
Korte Stadium

 

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Regular dining hours are in effect.

Cougar Village Check-In
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Multi-function Room, Evergreen Hall

Evergreen Hall Check-In
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Multi-function Room, Evergreen Hall

Be Greek BBQ
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Join Greek Council for a free BBQ (for the first 400 participants) and learn more about fraternity and sorority life at SIUE! 
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center

Chris Carter, Hypnotist
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Come see Chris Carter hypnotize the audience. Free to everyone.
Meridian Ballroom, Morris University Center

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Catholic Mass
10:30 AM
5:30 PM
Catholic mass followed by refreshments and hospitality! Come on down and pray with, and meet, a friendly and welcoming community. All faiths and denominations are welcome!
The “Dome” at The Center for Spirituality & Sustainability (across from the Engineering Building)
Catholic Newman Student Union (CNSU)

Do Something!
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Come to Goshen Lounge to learn more about different ways to get involved at SIUE.  Students who visit different campus engagement areas will be entered to win fabulous prizes!
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center

 

SIUE CENTRAL
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Need help finding your classes?  Can’t locate Textbook Service?  Have questions about how to add/drop a class? Need to pick up your parking pass?  Come to SIUE Central and have all your questions answered! 
Meeting Room A, Morris University Center

Meet Your Personal Librarian
1:00 PM—4:00PM
Come to the Library and learn more about how your personal librarian can help you navigate the library and use its services.  Free refreshments will be provided.
Lovejoy Library

Evergreen Hall and Cougar Village Community Meetings
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
See RA for location

Evergreen Hall and Cougar Village Welcome Event
6:00 PM
See RA for location

Monday, August 22, 2016

Global Prints Poster Sale
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Outside north entrance of Morris University Center (inclement weather, inside Morris University Center) Campus Activities Board

Resource Fair/Departmental Booths
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Check out what our University Departments have to offer.
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center

Caricaturists
11:00 AM – 2:00PM
Stop by for a free caricature drawn by a professional artist!
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center

Evening Student Reception
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Stop by to enjoy refreshments before class, receive information and giveaways, and experience a welcoming atmosphere for evening students.
First Floor Lobby, Peck Hall
Registrar’s Office

Monday, August 22-Sunday, August 28

Sorority Recruitment
Interested in joining a sorority? Sign up online at https://siue.mycampusdirector.com to participate in sorority recruitment for Fall 2015.


Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Global Prints Poster Sale
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Outside north entrance of Morris University Center (inclement weather, inside Morris University Center)
Campus Activities Board

Resource Fair/Departmental Booths
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
(See Monday, August 19, 2013)
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center

Photo Booth & Free Photo Frame Craft
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Grab your friends and stop by for a free photo in our photo booth—then decorate a photo frame to put your picture in!
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center

Evening Student Reception
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Stop by to enjoy refreshments before class, receive information and giveaways, and experience a welcoming atmosphere for evening students.
First Floor Lobby, Founders Hall
Registrar’s Office

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Global Prints Sale
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Outside north entrance of Morris University Center (inclement weather, inside Morris University Center).
Campus Activities Board


Merchant’s Fair
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Fun, entertainment, giveaways, and prize drawings! Take a break between classes and stop by to see what area merchants have to offer!
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center

 

Ice Cream Social
12:00 Noon
Meet SIUE Executive Leadership and Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton while enjoying a complimentary six-ounce Dairy Queen® “Blizzard®”! (While supplies last!)
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center

 

The Poke-Crawl
7:00 PM—9:00 PM
Grab your friends and compete to win a cash prize in this Pokémon Go challenge!  Teams of 3 will compete to college the most Pokémon in one hour.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners.  There will also be a costume contest with prizes, so dress up as your favorite Pokémon or Trainer!  This event is free! 
Registration in the Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Sponsored by A Cross Between Campus Ministry


Thursday, August 25, 2016

 

Global Prints Poster Sale
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Outside north entrance of Morris University Center (inclement weather, inside Morris University Center)
Campus Activities Board


Free Kettle Corn!
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Enjoy a bag of fresh popped kettle corn courtesy of Library and Information Services while checking out the Good Buy Bookshop used book sale.
Outside front entrance of Lovejoy Library


Evening Student Reception
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Stop by to enjoy refreshments before class, receive information and giveaways, and experience a welcoming atmosphere for evening students.
First Floor Atrium, Engineering Building
 

23rd Annual Rocky Horror Picture Show
7:00 PM
Dress in vintage clothing and participate in the fun – featuring the cult classic movie and all the props!
Meridian Ballroom, Morris University Center
Campus Activities Board

Friday, August 26, 2016

Global Prints Poster Sale
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Outside north entrance of Morris University Center (inclement weather, inside Morris University Center)
Campus Activities Board

Friday Free Flick: Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
6:30pm
Join Campus Activities Board and Campus Recreation for a free showing of the comedy Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.  Free snacks and drinks will be provided! 
Student Fitness Center Activities Center

Late Night with SIUE Campus Recreation
8:00pm – 11:00pm
Join Campus Recreation for a fun evening at the Fitness Center! Various activities and events include; Zumba-thon, Dodgeball, group fitness demonstrations, “Meet the Club Sports Teams Fair”, and more to be announced. Students will receive a one-of a kind SIUE Late Night Campus Recreation t-shirt (limited quantities available).There will be FREE Food and a DJ.
Student Fitness Center

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Root Beer Riot
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Join A Cross Between Campus Ministry for a night of music, food, games, and of course, root beer!  This event is free and open to everyone!
Stratton Quadrangle

 

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Catholic Mass
10:30 AM
5:30 PM
Catholic mass followed by refreshments and hospitality!  Come on down and pray with, and meet, a friendly and welcoming community.  All faiths and denominations are welcome!
The “Dome” at The Center for Spirituality & Sustainability (across from the Engineering Building) Catholic Newman Student Union (CNSU)


Interfraternity Council Fraternity Recruitment Information Night
5:30pm
Learn more about the fraternity recruitment process and what it means to be a fraternity man at SIUE. 
University Restaurant, Morris University Center


Monday, August 29, 2016

 

Activities Fair
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Enjoy student organization booths, fun, information sharing, entertainment, giveaways, and activities.  Check out what student organizations have to offer!
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center

Just for Laughs: Eric O’Shea
7:00 PM
Join CAB for this fun, free event featuring Eric O’Shea! You’ve seen him on Last Comic Standing and Comedy Central!  Come get your laugh on!
Meridian Ballroom, Morris University Center
Campus Activities Board 

Monday – Friday, August 29 – September 2

 

Fraternity Recruitment
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM each day
Information table in Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center
Sign up online at siueifc.mycampusdirector.com

 

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Activities Fair
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
(See Monday, August 29, 2016)
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center

 

Leadership Programs and Volunteer Services Orientation
12:30pm
Learn more about the amazing leadership programs and service opportunities available on campus!
Student Success Center Room 1201

 

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

 

Volunteer Fair
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Meet area volunteer, non-profit and governmental agencies and learn how you can make a difference.
Goshen Lounge, Morris University Center
Kimmel Student Involvement Center

 

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Leadership Programs and Volunteer Services Orientation
11:00am
Learn more about the amazing leadership programs and service opportunities available on campus!
Student Success Center Room 1201

Center for Spirituality & Sustainability Open House
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Learn more about the Center for Spirituality & Sustainability and the services they provide.  Refreshments and entertainment will be provided.
The “Dome” at The Center for Spirituality & Sustainability (across from the Engineering Building)


Mark Your Calendar for these upcoming events:

 

Monday, September 5-Sunday, September 11, 2016

International Suicide Awareness Week
Various programs will be held throughout the week

 

Wednesday, September 7, 2016


Leadership Programs and Volunteer Services Orientation

2:00pm
Learn more about the amazing leadership programs and service opportunities available on campus!
Student Success Center Room 1201

Thursday, September 8, 2016

 

“The S Word”
5:30pm
Join us for a screening of this powerful documentary about suicide by Ms. Lisa Klein.  Ms. Klein will speak at the screening and answer questions.
Meridian Ballroom, Morris University Center

Friday, September 9, 2016

Morning Volunteer Projects
Come get involved!
Sign up in the Kimmel Student Involvement Center or visit https://siue.collegiatelink.net/organization/commengage
Morris University Center

 

Sigma Tau Gamma Beach Party
8:00 PM – 12:00 Midnight
Join the men of Sigma Tau Gamma for an amazing beach party!   You don’t want to miss seeing the tons of sand and water features!  There will be live music and more!
Location TBD
Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity


Monday, September 12, 2016

Send Silence Packing
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Visit a traveling public education display of 1,100 backpacks which represent the 1,100 college students who die by suicide each year.
Stratton Quadrangle and West Lawn of the MUC

 

Black Girls Rock Kickoff
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Join Black Girls Rock for an evening including a motivational speaker and great performances.  This event is free for all students.
MUC Meridian Ballroom


Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Lovejoy Library Open House
10:00 AM—2:00 PM
Join the Lovejoy Library Staff for a day of fun and information sharing.  Learn more about the services provided by the Library.
Lovejoy Library


“Take Me Out to the Ballgame!”
7:15 PM
Join the fun of SIUE night at Busch Stadium for the St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs baseball game.
           Cost:  Students: $10.00

           Faculty & Staff:  $15.00

Tickets available at the Information Desk in Morris University Center.
Campus Activities Board

Friday, September 23, 2016

 

Phi Kappa Psi Glow Party
8:00 PM – 12:00AM
Join the men of Phi Kappa Psi for an outdoor glow-in-the-dark dance party with live music.
Field Between the Morris University Center and Dunham Hall

 

Monday, September 26-October 2, 2016

Homecoming (Back to the Future) 
For a full schedule of events, be sure to check out www.siue.edu/homecoming

Friday – Sunday, October 14-16, 2016

Family Weekend
Students and families may register for Family Weekend online at www.siue.edu/family




All events are free unless otherwise noted.  Contact the Kimmel Student Involvement Center at 618.650.2686 for information or visit www.siue.edu/cab.  All events are subject to change.  Cougar Welcome is sponsored by the Campus Activities Board.

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