Fall Welcome events are designed to entertain and assist you in your transition to BGSU.
Attending programs throughout the two weeks of Fall Welcome will help you achieve academic success, career development, leadership and engagement, and personal and fiscal responsibility. Use these events as opportunities to meet new people and explore your new home. We are glad you’re here! Enjoy Fall Welcome and welcome to BGSU.
Full Fall Welcome Event Calendar
Events for Monday, August 25
BGSU CashCourse Crash Course
3 – 4 p.m., Moseley Hall, Room 205
BGSU students have an incredible amount of FREE money management resources right at their fingertips! During this workshop, students will learn how to access and use the BGSU Cash Course online curriculums and resources available through the SMMS website. Sponsored by the office of Student Money Management Services.
Ask the Advisor
3:30 – 5:30 p.m., Harshman-AB, Lobby
Have general advising questions? Not sure about some of the BGSU academic policies and procedures? Stop by and chat with BGSU advisors from various colleges or program areas and get pointed in the right direction to success. These sessions are meant to help with quick, simple advising questions – Make sure you schedule an appointment with your college advisor if you have any major questions or concerns! Sponsored by Advising Services, the University Academic Support Council (UASC), and Residence Life.
The Yard Show
6:14 – 10 p.m., Harshman Basketball Courts
This is your chance to watch our culturally based fraternities and sororities from the National Pan-Hellenic Council and the Multicultural Greek Council showcase their steps and strolls while enjoying free food and a DJ! Sponsored by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
7 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Lenhart Grand Ballroom
This will be one of the most interactive and high energy experiences of Fall Welcome. We will explore the dynamics of your college experience, develop a multitude of opportunities for success, and put you on a path to accomplishing your biggest personal and professional goals. Ryan Penneau’s presentations are laced with hilariousness and practical strategies for exceeding as a student leader and this is one is no exception. Join us and make the most of your college experience! Sponsored by the Center for Leadership.
Ice Cream Social
7 p.m., University Lawn
Come join Veritas for free ice cream sundaes and rootbeer floats. We will also have cornhole, frisbee, and other fun games to play. Get to know the members of Veritas while enjoying some fun games and a nice treat.
Sand Volleyball and Snacks with Alpha Phi Omega
7 – 9 p.m., Offenhauer Courts
Alpha Phi Omega is a national co-ed service fraternity. Come join us and play sand volleyball with the brothers of Alpha Phi Omega while enjoying refreshing snacks. Rain location: Business Administration Building, Room 101
9 p.m., Olscamp Hall, Room 101
h2o…more than just water. Come to the h2o Kickoff and hear more about one of the largest student groups on campus. All students are welcome to come and enjoy the music, videos, and short message in a laid back environment!
9 -10:50 p.m., BGSU Ice Arena
With valid BGSU ID, come skate for free at the Ice Arena. Beginner through advanced skaters are encouraged to give skating a try. Rental skates will be provided. Sponsored by Athletics.
Captain America with h2o
10:30 p.m., ROTC Field
Join h2o and enjoy free popcorn, new friends, and a free screening of Captain American: the winter soldier. Rain location: Olscamp Hall, Room 101
11 p.m. – 12 a.m., BGSU Ice Arena
With valid BGSU ID, come play broomball for free at the Ice Arena. Bring your friends and wear sneakers with good tread. Helmets, balls and sticks will be provided. Sponsored by Athletics.