Welcome Week

Fall 2018 Welcome Week

From move-in day to the first day of classes, Welcome Week is designed to help you become a part of the campus community and lay the foundation for a successful collegiate experience. Our fun-filled schedule will give you the skills to navigate successfully around campus, the knowledge to become a productive member of the SUNY Cortland family, and the memories that will make your time here fun and meaningful.

Attend Events, Win Prizes!

Attend the Welcome Week events noted with an ** for your chance to win prizes. Pick up an Event Passport, have it stamped at the event(s) and bring your completed passport to the Student Club Fair on Monday, Sept. 3. The more events you attend, the more chances you have to win!

Friday, Aug. 24

Event

Time

Location

New Students Floor Meetings

7:30 p.m.

Residence Hall Main Lounges

PlayFair and Ice Cream Social **          

9 p.m.

Lusk Field House and SLC Lobby

Saturday, Aug. 25

Event

Time

Location

Green Dot Speaker **

1 and 3 p.m.

Corey Union Function Room

Welcome Picnic

5-8 p.m.

Bishop and Shea Quad

Free Money Game Show **

9 p.m.

Corey Union Function Room

Nachos at Night and Make a Street Sign

10 p.m.

Corey Union Exhibition Lounge

Sunday, Aug. 26

Event

Time

Location

Interfaith Center Brunch

11:30 a.m.

Interfaith Center

Transfer Takeoff and Class Finding Tours   

1:30 p.m.

Moffett Lawn

First Year Class Finding Tours

2 p.m.

Corey Union steps

Academic Convocation **

4 p.m.

Park Center Corey Gymnasium

Academic Convocation Dinner

5 p.m.

Park Center Alumni Arena

Dragon Scavenger Hunt Begins

6 p.m.

Social Media – Follow @CortlandNites on Instagram and Twitter

All Students Floor Meetings     

7 p.m.

Residence Hall Main Lounges

Catholic Mass & Dinner

8 p.m.

Newman Catholic Center

Monday, Aug. 27

Event

Time

Location

Game Room Expo **                      

7:30 p.m.

Student Life Center Game Room

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Event

Time

Location

Chapel Service                                     

12:05 p.m.

Interfaith Center

Open Mic **

7 p.m.

Corey Union Function Room

Wednesday, Aug. 29

Event

Time

Location

Student Employment and Volunteer Fair **  

3-5 p.m.

Corey Union Function Room

Wellness Wednesday: Relaxation Yoga

6 and 7 p.m.

Student Life Center, Mind and Body Room

Thursday, Aug. 30

Event

Time

Location

Board Games & Chocolate Fountain     

8:30 p.m.

Corey Union Fireplace Lounge

Friday, Aug. 31

Event

Time

Location

Study Abroad and International Student Welcome Party

12-1:30 p.m.

Corey Union Steps

New Transfer Welcome Barbeque

12-2 p.m.

Bishop and Shea Quad

Volleyball Red Dragon Classic

3 p.m.

Park Center, Corey Gymnasium

Outdoor Pursuits Meet and Greet

3 p.m.

Student Life Center, Outdoor Pursuits

Women’s Soccer vs. Moravian

7 p.m.

Stadium Complex

Cortland Nites Mentalist Mark Toland **

8 p.m.

Corey Union Function Room

Saturday, Sept. 1

Event

Time

Location

Volleyball Red Dragon Classic

10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Park Center, Corey Gymnasium

The Great New York State Fair

12-6 p.m.

NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse

Cortland Nites Mini Golf **

8 p.m.

Shipwreck Golf, Route 13, Cortland

Sunday, Sept. 2

Event

Time

Location

Women’s Soccer vs. Rutgers-Newark

1 p.m.

Stadium Complex

Outdoor Movie: Life of the Party **

8 p.m.

Moffett Lawn

Catholic Mass & Dinner

8 p.m.

Newman Catholic Center

Monday, Sept. 3

Event

Time

Location

Student Club Fair and Labor Day Carnival

12-3 p.m.

Corey Union Front Steps



For more information about Welcome Week, please call Campus Activities at 607-753-5574.