First Year Programs
Ask the Advisor!
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Centennial 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).
Open House at the Jerome Library and Learning Commons
2:30 – 4:30 p.m., Jerome Library
Please stop by the Jerome Library and the Learning Commons on the first floor of the William T. Jerome Library to learn how these important resources can assist you with your academic pursuits at BGSU. We will have snacks and refreshments available, as well as tours and other fun activities!
Are You a Resume Rookie?
4 – 5 p.m., Business Administration Building, Room 115
Are you are considering part-time employment while attending BGSU? You’ll impress employers if you have a resume that reflects the transferable skills and experience you’ve gained so far. No formal work experience? No problem! At this session you can begin to create your first resume or give your high school resume a BGSU makeover. Sponsored by BGSU Student Employment Services.
From Gay to Ze
5 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, McMaster Room (Room 308)
What are the resources for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Ally students at BGSU? What does it mean to be queer, questioning, or gender non-conforming? What if I’m Black and gay or Asian and a lesbian? Come to this roundtable style presentation to connect with resources for BGSU’s LGBTA student population. Tobias Spears, Assistant Director for LGBT Programs, will talk about how BGSU supports a diverse student body through the LGBT resource center and the many programs and services offered to LGBT students through various campus entities. Also in attendance will be representatives from many of BGSU’s LGBTA student organizations. Come out and learn more about BGSU and see the many different facets of LGBT and A. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Party @ the Pool
5:14 p.m. – 9:20 p.m., Student Recreation Center Anderson Pool
Fun and games in and around the pool brought to you by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
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.
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.
Mentalist Craig Karges
9 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Lenhart Grand Ballroom
Karges dazzles the mind as he challenges his audiences to question what is real and what is not, what is possible and what is impossible. Sponsored by the Office of New Student Orientation and First Year Programs.
Discipleship Bible Study
8 p.m., ACT Campus House (Blue house across from Founders)
Sponsored by ACT.
9 p.m., Olscamp 101
Cru’s weekly event filled with diversity, creativity, and discussion. Cru is full of people who want to think about life. About culture. About faith and hope and love. About why things are the way they are. About who we believe God is. And is not.
9 p.m., See www.h2ochurch.com for a location near you
LifeGroups are small groups of people (15-30) who meet weekly to engage in life and the study of the Bible. They’re the best place to meet new people and “be known” at h2o church. Sponsored by h2o.
Intramural Sports and Sport Club Open House
9 – 11 p.m., Student Recreation Center
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.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org!