Join Us for the Welcome Week Experience: Monday, Aug. 29 - Friday, Sept. 2, 2016
Welcome Week Experience

All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend! Enjoy an array of activities, musical entertainment, friendly competitions, giveaways and plenty of free food.

For more information, contact the Student Activities Office at (518) 629-7348.

Food and prizes available while supplies last. Schedule subject to change.


Monday, Aug. 29: Fun Day
Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Siek Campus Center lobby
  7:30 - 10:30 a.m. Cookies and coffee
Brahan Hall (first floor); Bulmer Telecommunications Center (lobby); Fitzgibbons Health Technologies Center (outside room 100); Guenther Enrollment Services Center (lobby); Siek Campus Center (outside bookstore) and Williams Hall (outside room 141)
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Pastries, fruit, juice and water
Siek Campus Center lobby and Williams Hall cafeteria
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Sandwiches, chips, cookies and beverages
Siek Campus Center lobby
    Listen to DJ Cool Cat and sing your heart out at karaoke
Campus Quad (outside the Siek Campus Center, near the flagpole)
    Visit the Student Senate information table
Learn about clubs, trips and events.
Campus Quad (outside the Siek Campus Center, near the flagpole)
  2 - 3 p.m. Attend an open Student Senate meeting
Meet your student government leaders and representatives.
Siek Campus Center lobby

Tuesday, Aug. 30: Picnic Day
Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Conway Ice Rink
  7:30 - 10:30 a.m. Cookies and coffee
Brahan Hall (first floor); Bulmer Telecommunications Center (lobby); Fitzgibbons Health Technologies Center (outside room 100); Guenther Enrollment Services Center (lobby); Siek Campus Center (outside bookstore) and Williams Hall (outside room 141)
  8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Pastries, fruit, juice and water
Siek Campus Center lobby and Williams Hall cafeteria
  11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Welcome Back BBQ
Featuring smoke house brisket and chicken, corn on the cob, macaroni salad, cookies, brownies, cotton candy, snow cones and beverages.
Student Pavilion
    Games and caricatures
Play corn-hole and Can-Jam; spar with friends on an inflatable jousting stage; get a caricature done.
Student Pavilion
    Bluegrass music by Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys
Student Pavilion

Wednesday, Aug. 31: Campus Club Day
Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Siek Campus Center lobby
  8:30 - 9 a.m. Engage in meditation
Interfaith Prayer Room in Siek Campus Center
  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Pizza, pasta salad, cookies, cotton candy, snow cones and beverages
Clock Tower
  11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Club Tables
Visit student club information tables; meet club leaders and advisors; sign up for student activities.
Clock Tower
    Afro-Latin, reggae-rock fusion by Taina Asili y la Banda Rebelde
Clock Tower

Thursday, Sept. 1: Sports Challenge Day
    All scheduled activities have been cancelled due to class cancellation and moved to Friday, Sept. 2.

Friday, Sept. 2: Music and Ice Cream
Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Siek Campus Center lobby and Conway Ice Rink
  10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Relax to the music of classical guitarist Paul Quigley to close this exciting first week of classes
in front of Marvin Library Learning Commons
  11 a.m. - noon Make your own ice cream sundae
in front of Marvin Library Learning Commons
  11:30 a.m. - noon Coach's Challenge
Free throw competition with the Viking's basketball coaches; accuracy and distance quarterback challenge with the Viking's football coaches.
in front of Siek Campus Center
  11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Hamburgers, hot dogs, cookies, cotton candy, snow cones and beverages
in front of Siek Campus Center
    Games
Compete at Can-Jam or volleyball; get some free sports swag.
in front of Siek Campus Center
    High energy funk by Jeff Nania and The Elements
in front of Siek Campus Center
  12:30 - 1 p.m. Wiffle Ball with College President Drew Matonak
in front of Siek Campus Center