Welcome Week

2017 Welcome Week: Aug. 25 - Sept. 4 

Friday, Aug. 25  

  • 8 p.m.  New Student Floor Meetings, Residence Hall Main Lounges
  • 9 p.m.  PlayFair and Ice Cream Social, Corey Union Function Room

Saturday, Aug. 26

  • 1 and 3 p.m.  Green Dot Speaker, Corey Union Function Room
  • 5-9 p.m.  Welcome Picnic, Bishop/Shea Quad
  • 9 p.m.  Game Show,∗ Corey Union Function Room.
  • 10 p.m.  Nachos at Night, Corey Union Exhibition Lounge 

Sunday, Aug. 27

  • 10 a.m.  Interfaith Brunch, Interfaith Center (Opposite corner from Dowd Fine Arts)  
  • 1:30 p.m.  Transfer Takeoff and Class Finding Tours. Transfer students meet at Newmark Pavillion near the Library. (Rain site:  Sperry Lobby)
  • 2 p.m.  Class Finding Tours: First year students meet at Corey Union steps. Bring your class schedule and take a guided tour of the academic buildings.  Learn where to go before the first day.  (Rain site: Corey Union Lobby)
  • 4 p.m.  Academic Convocation, Park Center Corey Gymnasium  
  • 5 p.m.  Academic Convocation Dinner, Park Center Alumni Arena
  • 6 p.m.  Dragon Scavenger Hunt, All over campus
  • 7 p.m.  All Students Floor Meetings, Residence Hall Main Lounge
  • 8 p.m.  Sunday Mass (with pizza and wings to follow), Newman Catholic Center

Monday, Aug. 28 - Classes Begin

  • 7:30 p.m. Game Room Tournaments,∗ Student Life Center Game Room

Tuesday, Aug. 29 

  • 12 p.m. Chapel Service, Interfaith Center (Opposite corner from Dowd Fine Arts)
  • 7 p.m.  Open Mic, Corey Union Function Room

Wednesday, Aug. 30 

  • 3-5 p.m.  Student Employment and Volunteer Fair, Corey Union Function Room
  • 6 p.m.  Wellness Wednesday Program:  "Getting to Know You", Corey Union Exhibition Lounge

Thursday, Aug. 31

  • 3-5 p.m.  Intramural Sports Registration Help, Student Life Center Lobby
  • 9 p.m.  Laser Tag, Student Life Center, Mac Court

Friday, Sept. 1

  • 3 p.m.  Women's Volleyball vs. Alfred, Park Center Corey Gymnasium
  • 3 p.m.  Outdoor Pursuits Meet and Greet, Student Life Center, Outdoor Pursuits Center
  • 4:30 p.m.  New Transfer Welcome BBQ, Bishop and Shea Quad. (Rain site: Brockway Hall, Hilltop)  
  • 5 p.m.  Women's Volleyball vs. Juniata, Park Center Corey Gymnasium
  • 8 p.m.  Cortland Nites Mentalist Alain Nu, Corey Union Function Room 

Saturday, Sept. 2

  • 11 a.m.  Women's Volleyball vs. Rochester, Park Center Corey Gymnasium
  • 12 p.m.  Football Home Opener vs. Augustana, Stadium Complex
  • 12 p.m.  Dragon Hunt Redemption, Stadium Complex
  • 12:30 p.m.  Women's Tennis vs. Fredonia,Tennis Courts
  • 3-8 p.m.  The Great New York State Fair, NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse
  • 4 p.m.  Women's Volleyball vs. Utica, Park Center Corey Gymnasium
  • 8 p.m.  Cortland Nites Mini Golf, Shipwreck Golf

Sunday, Sept. 3

  • 8 p.m.  Sunday Mass (with pizza and wings to follow), Newman Catholic Center
  • 9 p.m.  Outdoor Movie: Baywatch, Moffett Lawn

Monday, Sept. 4 - Labor Day - No Classes

  • 12-3 p.m.  Student Club Fair and Labor Day Carnival, Outside of Corey Union (Rain site: Corey Union Function Room)
  • 3 p.m.  Greek Information Meeting for Transfer Students, Corey Union Exhibition Lounge

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. 4. The more events you attend, the more chances you have to win!
All  Welcome Week events are free of charge thanks to the following sponsors:  Academic Affairs, Advisement and Transition, Athletics, Auxiliary Services Corporation, Campus Activities and Corey Union, Career Services, Health Promotions, Interfaith Center, It's On Us Action Team, NYS Fair, O'Heron Newman Center, President's Cabinet, Recreational Sports, Residence Life and Housing and Student  Activities Board.

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