Fill the Bus Service Project - On going all day. Each college will have a focus area for donations to local community organizations. For details, watch for e-mails and other communications from your college. For more information, visit the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement website or call 353-4400.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Colloquium with Your College
Please see the colloquium schedule for times and locations.
You are REQUIRED to attend this session that completes your introduction to your college and major. Each college will offer sessions where new students will learn more about activities in the college, and have a chance to talk in small groups with faculty and instructors about expectations and strategies for success in the particular field of study. The Undergraduate University Division will meet with “no preference” students.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Drop-In Days for Student Jobs - August 29 – September 1, Career Services in 113 Student Services Building
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Music Student Organization Fair, Music Building Courtyard
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Urban Educators Cohort Program Orientation, KIVA (103 Erickson Hall), this is a REQUIRED event for all Urban Educator cohort students.
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Commuter/Transfer Student Meeting, B115 Wells Hall.
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. The Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (RCPD) Open House, 120 Bessey Hall
Meet your Disability Specialist and learn about accommodations & services available to you. VISA accommodation letters will be provided to those who request them in advance. Faculty will be available for questions, and light refreshments will be served.
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Honors College Convocation, Kellogg Center Big Ten Rooms A/B
All Honors College students are invited and expected to attend this brief welcoming ceremony. The Convocation will be followed by a reception and an opportunity to sign up for Honors College student organizations and meet other Honors College students and Honors advisors.
The "Fall Welcome Spartan Spectacular", Cherry Lane Field
You are strongly encouraged to join us for the "Fall Welcome Spartan Spectacular" event showcasing some of our traditional programs with a touch of a few new and spectacular components. Spartan Spectacular will kick-off with a Fall Welcome Cook-out. This will be followed by our traditional Sparticipation event which will highlight over 400 student organizations. Next up will be the biggest Pep Rally in the “Big Ten”, the Spartan Spirit event. Spartan Spirit will feature greetings by campus VIP’s including President Simon, numerous athletic coaches, and the MSU homecoming court. MSU’s own magnificent MSU Marching band will be on hand as well, to provide lots of traditional MSU songs that will let you know you are truly at “the school known to all”! We will close out the evening with a spectacular Spartan laser show. Don’t miss this spectacular Spartan event that will officially start your academic career.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. The "Fall Welcome Spartan Spectacular", Cherry Lane Field
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