First Year Programs
Registration Deadline for Cedar Point Bus Trip
Bus trip is on Saturday, August 25th 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.
Fall Into Fitness!
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Union Oval
Have fun and get moving with free group exercise class demos in the Union Oval! Bring your friends and sample fun and energizing classes such as Zumba, Total Body Tone, and Turbokick. Sponsored by Recreation and Wellness.
Maui Wowi Smoothies
12 – 3 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Union Oval
Stop by the Union Oval to cool off with the University Activities Organization with a Hawaiian-inspired smoothie! Make sure you get them while they last!
Ask the Advisor!
1 – 3 p.m., Kreischer-CD 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).
Balancing and Maximizing Your Role as a Student and Community Member
5 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Family Room (Room 208)
Welcome to BGSU and BG, Ohio! This session is here to assist you in gaining the tools and knowledge you need to be successful on campus and in the greater community. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.
The Oaks Green Roof Open House/Tours
5 – 7 p.m., Meet at the door to Dunkin Donuts
Come see the “green roof” project at the Oaks Dining Center and learn about LEED design and the sustainable features of the building. The roof has limited capacity so tours will be offered several times throughout this event. Sponsored by the Office of Campus Sustainability.
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.
Dine and Donate at Bdubs
6:14 – 9:20 p.m., Buffalo Wild Wings on Wooster
A chance to eat and mingle with Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. A percentage of proceeds will go to the Boys and Girls Club of Toledo, OH. Sponsored by Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.
Community Service Kickoff
7 – 9 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Sky Bank Room (Room 201)
Looking to make a difference in the community? Join the Center for Leadership and the Office of Service-Learning for the BGSU Community Service Kick-Off. Participants must preregister for this activity by following the link to the Community Service Kickoff.
B!G Stars Talent Showcase Auditions
7 – 9 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater (Room 206)
Come audition for the B!G Stars Talent Showcase (non-competitive). Participants will perform on Thursday, August 30th and receive a special gift. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and New Student Orientation and First Year Programs.
CenteKohlKlin Party on the Lawn
8 p.m., Centennial Courtyard
Come join the residents of Centennial, Kohl, and Conklin as they play cornhole, ladder golf, horseshoes, water balloon toss, and a BGSU Trivia Game (with prizes!). Music, light snacks, and refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life, Kohl Hall, Conklin Hall, and Centennial Hall.
Horse’n Around and Pig’n Out at the Quads
8 p.m., Alumni Mall/Basketball Courts
Do you want to have some fun? Come to Horse’n Around and Pig’n Out at the Quads. There will be music, games, HORSE, PIG, trivia, and much more! This is a great opportunity to meet people that live in the Quads and find friends to walk to class with, or just hang out with! Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life, Harshman Anderson/Bromfield Hall, Kreischer Ashley/Batchelder Hall, and Kreischer Compton/Darrow Hall.
Northwest Neighborhood Volleyball Tournament
8 p.m., Offenhauer Sand Volleyball Court
Teams of 6 will compete for the chance to be the Northwest Neighborhood Sand Volleyball Champs! The winning team gets a prize and there will be food and music for all in attendance. Sign up your team next to the court starting at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life, McDonald Hall, Offenhauer Hall, and Falcon Heights.
ACT Campus Worship, followed by Coffee House
8 p.m., Prout Chapel
Sponsored by ACT.
Slam Poet: George Watsky
9 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Lenhart Grand Ballroom
George Watsky is a slam poet, rapper, writer, and performer. He is a versatile lyricist who switches between silly and serious, technically complex, and simply heartfelt. Sponsored by the Office of New Student Orientation and First Year Programs.
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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