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Welcome Week 2017

08/17/2017


Cocky loves when students return to campus!

The fall semester and 2017-2018 academic year kick off at Jacksonville State University on August 23 and JSU Student Affairs has put together an exciting lineup of activities and special events to welcome students to campus in style! Check out the Welcome Week calendar: 

Saturday, August 19, 2017 

  • Move-In Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Housing Opening Movie Night, 6:30-9 p.m., Quad

Sunday, August 20, 2017

  • Sorority Bid Day, 10:30-11:30 a.m., TMB Lawn 
  • IFC Recruitment Kick Off, 12-2 p.m., Dillon Field
  • After the Fire, 7:30-10 p.m., Leone Cole Auditorium 

Monday, August 21, 2017

  • Solar Eclipse Party & "Sun, Shade and the SGA," 1-5 p.m., TMB Lawn - Bring your swim gear and towel to this fun filled water day. 
  • Technology Support Center, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 9th floor of Houston Cole Library - Need help getting Office365 downloaded to your devices? Come to the Technology Support Center!
  • International Student Welcome, 4-6 p.m., International House - Come make our international students feel welcome!
  • Beach Volleyball, 5-10 p.m., Stephenson Hall - Get a team together or join one when you arrive.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

  • Walk/Run/Bike event, 9 a.m., Turf Field next to Paul Carpenter Village - Looking to find other friends to walk, run, bike or just workout with? Meet University Recreation at the Turf Field! Bring your own bike and helmet, or check-out some from us if you get here in time! Faculty and staff are welcome!
  • Residence Life Carnival, 12-4 p.m., Quad
  • Technology Support Center, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 9th floor of Houston Cole Library - Need help getting Office365 downloaded to your devices? Come to the Technology Support Center!
  • Campus Tours, 2-4 p.m., Quad - Bring your class schedule, get a tour specific to your classroom locations, and learn the Gamecock Express routes!
  • Freshman Convocation, 6:30-7 p.m., Burgess-Snow Field
  • Get on Board Day, 7-9 p.m., Dillon Field - Come meet all student organizations you can get involved in.
  • NPHC Stroll Off, 9 p.m., JSU Quad

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

  • Student Affairs Scavenger Hunt, 1-4 p.m., Across Campus - Learn about all of our student services while on a scavenger hunt!
  • Meet the SGA Social, 1-3 p.m., TMB Lobby - Meet your student leaders, eat ice cream, and enjoy free soft drinks and T-shirts courtesy of Coke
  • Technology Support Center, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 9th floor of Houston Cole Library - Need help getting Office365 downloaded to your devices? Come to the Technology Support Center!
  • Wear RED, Get FED Cookout, 6-8 p.m., Alumni House - Like it says.. Wear your JSU gear and get fed by the Student Alumni Association
  • 3-on-3 Basketball, 6-10 p.m., Kennamer Hall - Get a team together or join one when you arrive.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

  • Fitness and Wellness Open House, 3-6 p.m., Stephenson Hall
  • Technology Support Center, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 9th floor of Houston Cole Library - Need help getting Office365 downloaded to your devices? Come to the Technology Support Center!
  • Beach Volleyball, 5-10 p.m., Stephenson Hall - Play concludes from the week’s tournament. Come hang out, cheer on a team, and see the winner crowned!
  • Spirit on Mountain Street festival with Riley Green, 6-9:30 p.m., in front of Meehan Hall - Meet new friends, taste food from community restaurants, and listen to some great live music! Riley Green will perform at 8 p.m.

Friday, August 25, 2017

  • SGA Shirt Swap, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., TMB Lobby - Bring us a shirt from another college and we'll swap it for a JSU one and give yours to charity. 
  • Technology Support Center, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 9th floor of Houston Cole Library - Need help getting Office365 downloaded to your devices? Come to the Technology Support Center!

Saturday, August 26, 2017

  • JSU Gamecocks vs. UTC, 5:30 p.m. , Montgomery, AL. Student tickets are still available at $10 each. Can't make it to the game? Watch live on ESPN!

Monday, August 28, 2017

  • Veteran Services Back to School Barbeque, 5-7 p.m., Alumni House
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