First Year Programs
Registration Open for Cedar Point Bus Trip
Bus trip is on Saturday, August 25, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. to Cedar Point in Sandusky, OH.
Want to go to Cedar Point? Buy a discount ticket (transportation included) at the Information Desk in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Sponsored by the University Activities Organization.
Ask the Advisor!
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., McDonald Hall 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 college or program areas to be pointed 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 and the University Academic Support Council (UASC).
Orange Bike Program Registration Drive
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Union Oval
Want to get around campus any time, free, using an Orange Bike? Sign up for the Orange Bike community bikeshare program and pick up your lock key!
11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Union Oval
Come cool off and show off your target skills with Dance Marathon! Use the water balloon sling shot to hit our target and you win a prize! Sponsored by Dance Marathon.
Ice Cream Social
5 – 6 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Union Oval
Want some FREE ice cream? Feel free to stop by the United Methodist Student Organization table to enjoy a bowl and chat with some of our members. Sponsored by the United Methodist Student Organization.
Ice Cream and Ice Breakers
5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Mylander Room (Room 207)
Come play fun, interactive games, eat ice cream and get to know other young women on campus! Sponsored by the Black Girls Rock Committee and the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Free Climbing at the Rock Wall
5:30 – 9:45 p.m., Student Recreation Center
No registration required, just fill out the waiver and climb. Sponsored by Recreation and Wellness.
Downtown BG Tradition Tour
6 p.m., Meet at The Oaks
Don’t limit yourself to campus. One-of-a-kind restaurants, shops, and activities are just a short walk away. You can’t be a true Falcon without experiencing these downtown BG traditions. Sponsored by yourFellowFalcon.
Leadership at BGSU: An Introduction to the Leadership Certificate Program
7 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 306
Developing leadership while at college is essential. Employers are looking for demonstrated leadership and team development experiences. The BGSU Leadership Certificate Program (LCP) provides a guide for BGSU students to advance and demonstrate their leadership and team experiences. This workshop will introduce new students to the opportunities to become a leader while a student at BGSU and to the benefits of the LCP and the program requirements. Sponsored by the Center for Leadership.
RSA’s Casino Night
8 – 11 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Lenhart Grand Ballroom
Play casino games and win awesome prizes. Sponsored by the Resident Student Association.
9 p.m., Olscamp Hall, Room 101
Wondering what h2o is all about? 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! Sponsored by h2o.
9 – 11 p.m., 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 during Public Skate. Rental skates are available to those in need. Sponsored by Recreation and Wellness.
11 p.m. – 12 a.m., 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 Recreation and Wellness.
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