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FIRST WEEK

 

Monday – August 21

First Day of Classes/Free Donuts and Juice
Location: Parking Lot Sides of Ashby & Jones and Wingo & Whitfield; Inside of Science Building (pond side)
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Student Affairs and Res Life Staff give out free Donuts, Juice, High Fives, Smiles and Directions!
 
Solar Eclipse (we will NOT be having class between the hours of 1:30 and 4:30)
Time: 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Keep an eye out (don't burn an eye out!) for some fun activities that day around campus! Viewing glasses will be provided.
 
Schedule of Events
  • Eclipse Presentation by Drs. Mulware and Probin (CHAPEL CREDIT) 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. in the Lightsey Chapel for students and WCCL 102/103 for employees
  • Eclipse View Party: 2:15 p.m. – 4:07 p.m. Grass area between WCCL and Ashby/Jones.
Fan Fest
Location: Buccaneer Field
Time: 6 p.m.
Students, alumni, and fans are invited to attend this free event where they can meet the CSU football team and all other fall sport squads, pick up a poster, meet game day sponsors, and more. CSU students will have the opportunity to join the new student-only fan group and pick up a free t-shirt.Admission and parking for Fan Fest is FREE.

Tuesday – August 22

Free Donuts and Juice
Location: Pond Sides of Ashby Hall, Wingo Hall, Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership &Science Building
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Student Affairs and Res Life Staff give out free Donuts and juice.
 
Freshman Welcome and Campfire
Location: Picnic benches near Buccaneer Athletic Center by football stadium
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
 
 

Wednesday – August 23

Prayer First (Chapel)
Time: 11 a.m
Location: Lightsey Chapel Auditorium
 
Blood Drive
Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Strom Thurmond Parking Lot (Chapel Side)
 
Arrive Alive Tour
Time: Noon - 6 p.m.
Location: Grounds near Strom Thurmond Center
Drunk driving and texting while driving kills hundreds of students a year. Test your skills in a full size simulator and be a part of this prevention program that could save your life.

Thursday – August 24

Soccer vs S.C. State
Location: Soccer Field
Time: 4 p.m.
 
Elevate (Chapel)
Location: Lightsey Chapel Auditorium
Time: 8 p.m.
This is the campus worship experience. Join us for this student-led time of worship!

Friday – August 25

Movie Night -Pirates of the Caribbean- Dead Men Tell No Tales
Location: Front Lawn (drive-in)/Lightsey Chapel Auditorium (rain location)
Time: 8 p.m.
Join us on the lawn at the front of campus for a drive-in movie! Drive your car or bring a blanket and sit on the lawn as we enjoy a movie.

Saturday – August 26

Sand Volleyball Tournament
Location: Buc Park
Time: 6 p.m
It is time to get the competitive juices flowing … mixed in with a little sand! Registration starts at 6pm with tournament starting at 7pm.
 
Meet S'more People Freshmen Mixer
Location: Buc Park
Time: 7 p.m
Freshmen will have more time to socialize and enjoy s'mores, soft drinks, water, sand, volleyball and music.

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