Student Life and Student Services
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Student Activities

Events Calendar

If you have any questions regarding these listings, please contact the Student Activities Office at (518) 629-7348.

Student Senate Meeting • 2 p.m. • Every Monday • Various Locations
All students are encouraged to attend!

Regal Movie Tickets • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. • Every Tuesday (begins Jan. 27, 2015)
Student Activities Office, Siek Campus Center, Second Floor
Each student may purchase two movie tickets at $5 each totaling $10.
Regal Theater movie tickets are sold on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 4 to 6 p.m. for evening students only.
Ticket Information

Free Pizza Wednesdays • 11:50 a.m. and 12:50 p.m. • Every Wednesday (begins Jan. 28, 2015)
Siek Campus Center, First Floor
Cafe
Come enjoy the noon hour with other Hudson Valley students and some free pizza - while it lasts!

 

Welcome Week Experience: Art, Science & Technology Tuesday
Tuesday, September 1, 2015

8 a.m.

  • Campus-wide scavenger hunt begins and continues through Sept. 11
    Details and rules TBA

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

  • Pancake and pastry breakfast served
    Campus Center Lobby and Williams Hall Cafeteria

11:30 a.m.

  • Choir Club performs
    in the Campus Quad

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Pizza, chips, cookies and beverages will be served
    in the Campus Quad

11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Games, Snacks, Giveaways and Clubs
    See what you look like in caricature, play games of skill, enjoy Sno-Kones and cotton candy, grab a pair of Hudson Valley sunglasses and visit the art, science and technology club information tables.
    in the Campus Quad

Noon

  • Music by TEN 27 Jazz Trio
    sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Program
    in the Campus Quad

2 p.m.

  • Theatre Club performance
    in the Campus Quad

Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Campus Center
Food and prizes available while supplies last. Schedule subject to change.

 

Welcome Week Experience: Cultural, Spiritual, Service & Wellness Wednesday
Wednesday, September 2, 2015

8:30 – 9 a.m.

  • Leave the world behind with Mindful Meditation led by campus minister Cylon George
    in the Interfaith Prayer Room in the Campus Center

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

  • Walk the labyrinth and immerse yourself in a soothing sound chamber for meditation and healing
    in the Student Pavilion

11 – 11:30 a.m.

  • Get a good stretch in the morning sun
    in front of the Campus Center

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  • BBQ chicken lunch with corn on the cob, macaroni and cheese and beverages
    at the Clock Tower

11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Balloon Sculpture, Giveaways, Cotton Candy, Sno-Kones and Clubs
    Get a balloon sculpture, along with other giveaways, while having cotton candy and Sno-Kones. Our cultural, spiritual and service-oriented clubs will have information tables.
    at the Clock Tower

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

  • Swing to the sounds of Latin jazz with Sensamaya
    sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Program
    at the Clock Tower

Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Campus Center
Food and prizes available while supplies last. Schedule subject to change.

 

Welcome Week Experience: Sports Challenge Thursday
Thursday, September 3, 2015

11:30 a.m. – noon

  • Can you stand up to the Hudson Valley coaches? Join the Coach’s Challenge
    A free-throw basketball competition led by Men’s and Women’s Basketball coaches.
    in front of the Campus Center

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Lunch: hotdogs, hamburgers, cookies and beverages
    in front of the Campus Center

11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Games, Giveaways, Cotton Candy and SnoKones
    Stop by for Can Jam, Foos Ball, Ping Pong or Chuck-O competitions, mini football and water bottle giveaways, and cotton candy and Sno-Kones.
    in front of the Campus Center
  • Visit the athletic teams and student clubs information tables
    in front of the Campus Center

Noon – 12:30 p.m.

  • Line up and throw a long ball in the Quarterback Challenge
    in front of the Campus Center

noon – 1:30 p.m.

  • Rock to rockabilly music by the Lustre Kings
    sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Program
    in front of the Campus Center

12:30 – 1 p.m.

  • Homerun Derby Wiffle Ball competition with President Matonak
    Hudson Valley’s very own MVP, otherwise known as President Drew Matonak, pitches for this Homerun Derby Wiffle Ball competition. Try your luck at the plate.
    in front of the Campus Center

1 – 3:30 p.m.

  • Jump in the game! It’s open volleyball for all.
    in front of the Campus Center

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

  • “Guardians of the Galaxy” is the Movie Night feature. Popcorn included!
    in the Maureen Stapleton Theatre

Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Ice Rink
Food and prizes available while supplies last. Schedule subject to change.

 

Welcome Week Experience: Wind-down Friday
Friday, September 4, 2015

10:30 a.m. – noon

  • Relax to the music of classical guitarist Paul Quigley to close this exciting first week of classes
    sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Program
    in front of Marvin Library

11 a.m. – noon

  • Come to the Ice Cream Social and make your own sundae
    There will be lots of ice cream and all kinds of toppings to choose from.
    in front of Marvin Library

Inclement weather location for outdoor activities: Campus Center
Food and prizes available while supplies last. Schedule subject to change.

 

9/11 Memorial and Reflection
Friday, September 11, 2015
Siek Campus Center and Veterans’ Memorial Monument (quad area)

The campus community is invited to the Veterans’ Memorial Monument (quad area) on Friday, Sept. 11 at noon for a moment of silence to honor and pay tribute to victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorists attacks in New York City, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania.

The event will provide students and staff an opportunity to reflect on the tragic event and share how they believe our lives have changed since.

Also, students will be able to express their thoughts on a banner in the Siek Campus Center from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Constitution Day Debate and Discussion
Thursday, September 17, 2015
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Meeting Rooms

Hear a debate and take part in a discussion on the history of the U.S. Constitution. Assistant Professors Alan Joseph and Robert Whitaker will moderate.

 

Fall Fest
Thursday, October 1, 2015
11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium

Free food, entertainment and games!

 

Viking Cup Challenge: Student vs. Staff Softball Game
Thursday, October 1, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium

Students and staff can sign up for the softball game in the Student Activities Office (CTR 210).

 

NYC Day Trip
Saturday, October 3, 2015

Student Price: $20
Guest Price: $30
Price includes roundtrip transportation. The bus will depart from McDonough Sports Complex at 8 a.m. and will leave NYC from Bryant Park at 6 p.m. Students are free to explore the city.

Ticket Information
On sale: Monday, Sept. 7 - Thursday, Sept. 24
Cash only!

 

Fright Fest at Six Flags New England Day Trip
Saturday, October 10, 2015

Student Price: $35
Guest: $45

Price includes roundtrip transportation and park admission. The bus will depart from McDonough Sports Complex at 10 a.m. and will leave Six Flags at 8 p.m.

Ticket Information
On sale: Thursday, Sept. 10 - Friday, Oct. 2
Cash for one ticket; cash or credit for two tickets.

 

7th Annual Race Away Stigma 5K Race & Fun Walk
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Student Pavilion, located in front of Hudson Hall

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Race/Walk begins at 10 a.m.
Awards and post-race snacks at 11 a.m.

$17 HMRRC members, $20 non-members
$25 Day of Race Registration
HVCC Students are free, but need to register

 

Salem Day Trip
Saturday, October 24, 2015

Student Price: TBA
Guest Price: TBA

Price includes roundtrip transportation and a Hocus Pocus Tour of Salem at noon. The bus will depart from McDonough Sports Complex at 7:30 a.m. and will leave Salem at 6:30 p.m.

Ticket Information
On sale: TBA

 

Freshmen Elections
Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Details TBA

 

Freshmen Elections
Thursday, October 29, 2015

Details TBA

 

Pumpkin Palooza
Thursday, October 29, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Lobby

Pick up a pumpkin in the Student Activities Office (CTR 210), decorate it and enter into the contest!

More details TBA

 

Pumpkin Palooza Fall Festival
Thursday, October 29, 2015
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
McDonough Sports Complex

Free and open to the public and campus community.

Details TBA

 

Boston Day Trip
Saturday, November 7, 2015

Student Price: TBA
Guest Price: TBA

Price includes roundtrip transportation. Bus will leave in front of McDonough Sports Complex at 8 a.m. and will leave Quincy Market in Boston at 6 p.m.

Ticket Information
On sale: TBA

 

Holiday Banquet
Friday, December 4, 2015
Franklin Terrace, 126 Campbell Avenue, Troy, NY 12180, USA

Details TBA.

 

NYC Radio City Music Hall/Shopping Trip
Saturday, December 5, 2015

Student Price: TBA
Guest Price: TBA

Price includes round-trip bus transportation. Bus leaves from McDonough Sports Complex at 7:30 a.m. and leaves NYC from Bryant Park at 6 p.m. Students can purchase tickets to either go shopping or attend the Christmas Spectacular Show at Radio City Music Hall.

Ticket Information
On sale: TBA
 

NYC Day Trip
Saturday, April 9, 2016

Student Price: TBA
Guest Price: TBA

Spend the day exploring the city’s shops, museums and restaurants! Price includes roundtrip transportation. Bus will leave in front of McDonough Sports Complex at 8 a.m. and will leave Bryant Park in NYC at 6 p.m.

Ticket Information
On sale: TBA

 

Student Senate Elections
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Vote online at http://vote.hvcc.edu

More details TBA.

 

Spring Fest
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Student Pavilion, located in front of Hudson Hall

Details TBA

 

Student Senate Elections
Thursday, April 21, 2016

Vote online at http://vote.hvcc.edu

More details TBA.

 

End of the Year Banquet
Friday, May 6, 2016

Details TBA