All the Fun Things to Do on the 1st Week of Classes

Tomorrow students can start moving into the residence halls and Monday Fall 2017 classes begin at OCC. Everyone at OCC is excited to welcome the Class of 2019. Here are all the fun things we’ve got planned for you this coming week.

Pro tip: You can view a full list of fun event on the Welcome Onondaga website.

August 18th

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Move-in starts at the residence halls and Fall Convocation happen tomorrow making it easily the busiest day of welcome! Following Convocation at 3 p.m., we’ve got a social media scavenger hunt, Beach themed BBQ, Lazer Volleyball game and a party night in the SRC Arena. For a full list of all the cool events, visit our Welcome Onondaga website.

August 19th

The 1st Day of Welcome Onondaga will be really fun, but we won’t stop there. Join us on Day 2 for Welcome Fest in the Allyn Hall Gym at 11 a.m. where there will be bubble soccer, social media contests with cool prizes and more. Stay after Welcome Fest to win $500 in groceries in Grocery Bingo or Play Condom Casino! For a full list of all the cool events, visit our Welcome Onondaga website.

August 21st

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It’s the first day of classes. We’re going to start you off right with free breakfast from 7:30-9:30 a.m. in the Whitney and Mawhinney Atriums.

August 23rd

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Bree Newsome knows it’s possible for individuals to make changes. We want you to know that you can make changes too. That’s why she is coming to the SRC Arena on August 23rd at 11:15 a.m. She’ll talk about her experiences removing the Confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse and the power of an individual to make change.

August 24th

If you’re looking to get involved on campus today’s the day for you. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. is the Clubs and Organizations Fair in the Gordon Student Center. Meet all the clubs and organizations and learn how you can get involved and have fun. We’re also kicking off our Common Read for the 2017-2018 school year.

August 25th

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By this time, the 1st week of classes will be done. Come out to Glow Jam at 9 p.m. to blow off some steam and enjoy an evening that glows in the dark. You’ve earned it!

August 30th

With class in full swing, I’m sure you would have thought the fun would be done by now. But we’ve got one last big bash to celebrate all our students: Party on the Quad. Come and enjoy games, raffles, food and more during college hour in this bi-annual celebration of our students.

For a full and complete schedule of Welcome Onondaga, visit our website!

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