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

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Tomorrow students can start moving into the residence halls and Tuesday Spring 2018 classes begin at OCC. Everyone at OCC is excited to welcome a new group of students. 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 events on the Welcome Onondaga website.

Sunday, January 14th

Residence Life Move-in (Today @ OCC resized)

Move-in starts at the residence halls at 8 a.m.! We’ve got shopping shuttles running from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and a Winter Welcome Fest to kick off the semester at 7 p.m. For more details, visit our Welcome Onondaga website.

Week 1

Monday, January 15th (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)

Shopping shuttles run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Shapero Hall and Residence Hall B so you can do some last minute shopping before the semester begins. Then, go ice skating in Clinton Square from 4 -6 p.m. with your fellow Lazers! For a full list of daily events, visit our Welcome Onondaga website.

Tuesday, January 16th (First Day of Classes)

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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 Gordon and Mawhinney Atriums. You can meet Blaze a 10 a.m., get free ice cream and food in Gordon at 11 a.m. and much more. For a full list of daily events, visit our Welcome Onondaga website.

Wednesday, January 17th

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Students made thank you cards for veterans.

Take a break to do some good and volunteer at 1 p.m. in the Gordon Great Room. We’ll be making blankets and cards for people in the community who need them. Start your semester off by paying it forward. For a full list of daily events, visit our Welcome Onondaga website.

Thursday, January 18th

If you want to get involved at OCC, today’s the day! The Get Involved Fair runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Gordon Hallway.  There will be students from tons of clubs and organizations around campus.  For a full list of daily events, visit our Welcome Onondaga website.

Friday, January 19th

 

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OCC President Casey Crabill (Left) taking a selfie with Provost Daria Willis (Right) during Fall Convocation.

 

Finish off the 1st week of classes by having a Fiesta with the Prez! Join President Casey Crabill and the Spanish Club from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Hispanic music and food. For a full list of daily events, visit our Welcome Onondaga website.

Week 2

Monday, January 22nd 

With class in full swing, I’m sure you would have thought the fun would be done by now. But we’re kicking off the 2nd week of classes right by bringing in Motivational Speaker Inky Johnson during college hour at 11:15 a.m. in the SRC Arena!

Tuesday, January 23rd

Pop into the Learning Center today, play the Game of Life – Career Edition or Black Card Revoked and more! It’s all part of the fun games and free stuff that keeps going into the second week of classes. For a full list of daily events, visit our Welcome Onondaga website.

Wednesday, January 24th 

Need a part-time job? Come to the Part-Time Job Fair in the Gordon Great Room from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. Want to win fossils in Geology Bingo? Join the Geology club at 11:15 a.m. in Ferrante Hall! This day is jam-packed with fun stuff to do, so be sure to visit our  Welcome Onondaga website.

Thursday, January 25th

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Get to know your campus safety office from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Coffee with a Cop and meet your Mascot from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. It’s another jam-packed day filled with fun events, so be sure to visit our   Welcome Onondaga website for a full schedule.

Friday, January 26th 

We’re finishing out welcome week with a bang! Join us for International Coffee Hour in Coulter Library at 11:15 a.m. and then stay for a Superhero movie marathon from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. in Storer Auditorium. We’ve got all this and more to close out Welcome Week.

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

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