First Year Programs
Tuesday, September 3
11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Education Building, North Entrance Steps
Looking to continue your involvement from high school or ready for a new and exciting opportunity? Stop by, get a free, ice cold refreshment, and chat with members of BGSU's Get Involved Team to learn more about how you can get involved on campus in one of our many diverse student organizations!
Are You a Resume Rookie?
4 – 5 p.m., Olscamp Hall, Room 221
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 and learn to navigate WorkNet, our online job search database. Sponsored by BGSU Student Employment Services. This program is also offered on Thursday, August 29th, Wednesday, September 4th, Monday, September 9th, and Wednesday, September 11th, at various times in Olscamp Hall, Room 221.
Scavenger Hunt Photo Challenge
4:00 p.m., Education Building, Room 109
Work in teams of two on a hunt for people and places around campus. Come to the Education Building to pick up your team’s list of clues, then take off around campus to snap pictures of the sites where the clues take you. Be the first team to correctly submit photos of all clue stops to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/BGSUEDHD) and each team member will win a Kindle Fire! The top 5 runner-up teams who complete the scavenger hunt challenge will also receive a prize. Sponsored by the College of Education and Human Development.
Ice Cream Social
5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Mylander Room (Room 207)
Come meet the members and learn about the Black Girls Rock BG and the BG KINGS student organizations as we recap past events and highlight the upcoming year! Sponsored by Black Girls Rock, K.I.N.G.S. and the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Aspiring Student Affairs Professional's (ASAP) Gathering
6 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Family Room (Room 208)
Come be a part of ASAP and begin to learn about student affairs! Aspiring Student Affairs Professionals (ASAP) is an organization designed to provide and enhance professional development skills while educating undergraduate students about the field of student affairs and also preparing students for the graduate school search and interview process. ASAP will hold its first meeting on September 3rd at 6 p.m. to provide more information to students that may be interested in a career in student affairs and higher education. Ice Cream and other treats will be provided during the meeting!
BGSU Bucket List
6 p.m., Outside North Doors of Olscamp Hall, The Thinker Statue
You have four years to complete your BG Bucket List … you need to start NOW. Join us to check the first thing off your list: Having your picture taken with “The Thinker” outside of Olscamp Hall. Sponsored by yourFellowFalcon.
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.
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Business Administration Building, Room 115
ARISE is our bi-weekly large group meetings where we hold a special program to grow closer together in our spiritual journeys; free food will be provided. UMSO is a non-denominational student organization that offers regular service events in the community, as well as social events. Sponsored by the United Methodist Student Organization.
9 – 10:50 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 Athletics. Public Skate will be available at this time nightly from Monday, August 26th – Thursday, August 29th, AND Tuesday, September 3rd – Thursday, September 5th.
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 Athletics. Broomball will be available at this time nightly from Monday, August 26th – Thursday, August 29th, AND Tuesday, September 3rd – Thursday, September 5th.