Join Us for the Welcome Week Experience: Monday, Aug. 28 - Friday, Sept. 1, 2017

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. 28: Fun Day Monday
Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Siek Campus Center lobby
  8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Assorted pastries and whole fruit
Siek Campus Center lobby and Williams Hall cafeteria
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Sandwiches, chips, cookies and beverages
In front of Siek Campus Center
    Karaoke with DJ Cool Cat
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. Chips and dips
Siek Campus Center lobby
    Attend an open Student Senate meeting
Meet your student government leaders and representatives.
Siek Campus Center lobby

Tuesday, Aug. 29: Welcome Back BBQ Day
Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Conway Ice Rink
  8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Assorted pastries and whole fruit
Siek Campus Center lobby and Williams Hall cafeteria
  11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Welcome Back BBQ
Featuring BBQ 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; get a caricature done.
Student Pavilion
    Jazz music by Art D'Echo Trio
Student Pavilion

Wednesday, Aug. 30: Group Fair Day
Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Siek Campus Center lobby
  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; enjoy a balloon artist and pick up a free step counter.
Clock Tower
    Erin Harkes Band
Clock Tower

Thursday, Aug. 31: Sports Challenge Day
Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Siek Campus Center lobby
  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
  Noon - 12:30 p.m. Wiffle Ball with College President Drew Matonak
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
    World jazz by Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius and Heard
in front of Siek Campus Center
  5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Screening of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"
Maureen Stapleton Theatre

Friday, Sept. 1: 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 American roots music from "Eli Hetko and the Five Mile String Band"
in front of Marvin Library Learning Commons
  11 a.m. - noon Make your own ice cream sundae
in front of Marvin Library Learning Commons