Students at MSU

Schedule - August 22, 2006

Overview of Major Events

Sunday, August 27, 2017


All Day Freshmen/Transfer Students move into Residence Halls. Please consult your move in schedule.

Residence Hall Floor/Hall Meetings are REQUIRED - Locations and times vary in each neighborhood and will be posted in your Residence Hall.

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. James Madison Welcome Reception, Club Spartan, 3rd Floor Case Hall

For students and families. There will be snacks throughout the day, and James Madison College (JMC) faculty, alumni, and staff to welcome you and your families. THIS IS CRUCIAL! All JMC first-year students need to pick up t-shirts and name tags at this time. You will need to wear the t-shirt & name tag for Monday and Tuesday’s activities. Your families do not need to attend but are welcome to. COME AS YOU ARE!

7:00 p.m. One Book One Community East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road

Meet author Saroo Brierley as he discusses his experiences, talks about A Long Way Home and signs books. Admission is first come, first serve. Doors open at 6:30pm.

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9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Evening activities (Coordinated with Residence Education and Housing Services as an extension of community building activities.)

  • Bowling at MSU, MSU Union Bldg. (9pm-11:30pm)
  • “Hawaiian Luau” Spartan Splash Party & Activities, IM West (9pm-10:30pm)
  • Ice Skating, Munn Ice Arena (10pm-11:30pm)

9:00 p.m. University Activities Board (UAB) Outdoor Movie, Adams Field

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Students having fun at MSU