First Year Programs
Friday, August 30
Registration Open for Cedar Point Bus Trip
Bus trip will be on Saturday, August 31st, from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. to Cedar Point in Sandusky, OH
Want to go to Cedar Point? Buy a discounted ticket (transportation included) at the Information Desk in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union by noon on Friday, August 30th. Limited tickets available! Sponsored by the Office of New Student Orientation and First Year Programs.
Ask the Advisor
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 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 and get pointed in the right direction 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, the University Academic Support Council (UASC), and Residence Life. This program is also offered on various dates in the lobbies of McDonald Hall, Kohl Hall, Kreischer-CD, and Centennial Hall.
Women’s Soccer Game vs. Butler University
4 p.m., Cochrane Field
New Head Coach Lindsay Basalyga makes her Cochrane Field debut in the first game of a BGSU Soccer Double Header against the Butler Bulldogs.
Downtown BG Tradition Tour
6 p.m., Meet outside Carillon Place OR 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. Additional Downtown BG Tradition Tours will be offered daily at 6 p.m. from Monday, August 26th, through Friday, August 30th, and again at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 31st. Tours will continue on Tuesday, September 3rd, and Wednesday, September 4th, at 6:00 p.m.
Friday Night Lights
6:30 p.m., Meet outside Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Theater (Room 206)
Help BGSU save energy by shutting off lights and enjoy the social networking/service project
phenomenon! Don’t miss it! Sponsored by the Office of Campus Sustainability.
h2o All-Campus Lawn Party and Cornhole Tournament
7 p.m., University Lawn (check http://www.h2ochurch.com for rain location)
Free pizza, fun, and a Cornhole tournament with prizes! A chance to come hang out, meet new people, and celebrate making it through your first week of classes.
Men’s Soccer Game vs. Malone University
7 p.m., Cochrane Field
The Falcons host the Malone Pioneers under the lights in the second half of the BGSU Soccer Double Header.
Volleyball Game vs. Marquette University
7 p.m., Stroh Center
Fresh off of last year’s trip to the NCAA Tournament, the Falcons welcome a difficult schedule to Bowling Green for the Hampton Inn Invitational. Admission for students is FREE to all home Volleyball matches.
Party on the Lot!
7:30 p.m., St. Thomas More University Parish, across the street from McDonald Hall and Dunkin Donuts
Join the Catholic community at St. Thomas More for our annual Party on the Lot, with free food and games for all!
8 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Lenhart Grand Ballroom
Dueling Pianos is a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that will have you singing, cheering, dancing, and laughing. It is an all request-driven, live musical show. Sponsored by the Office of New Student Orientation and First Year Programs.