Below is a tentative schedule of Dragon Welcome Week events. Check back often for updates!
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9:00a.m.-3:00p.m. Welcome Week Check-in
It’s a great day to be a Dragon! Today is the day, if you
are living in the residence halls, to move in and get situated. The Dragon
Move-In Crew will be outside around the residence halls waiting to help you
move into your room. Remember to stop by
the Welcome Tent and get checked in for Orientation. This is also a great opportunity to have any
questions you may have answered.
3:00p.m.-4:00p.m. SOC Talk
3:00p.m.-4:00p.m. Kevin Wanzer
5:00p.m.-7:30p.m. New Student Dinner
a long morning of unloading and moving in, enjoy a relaxing dinner in Kise
Commons, our campus dining center. This typical Kise meal will include several
entrees, great desserts and a variety of soft drinks. Come try out all that is offered
at Kise Commons, catered by Sodexo Services.
7:30p.m.-8:00p.m. "Welcome to Your New Community"
Settle into your floor community and get to know your
Resident Assistant (RA) and neighbors! Enjoy some activities as you get
familiar with your new community and discover ways to get involved!
8:00p.m.-8:30p.m. Learning Community Welcome
Are you in a Learning Community? Now is your chance to learn
more about what it means to be a part of a Learning Community and meet other
students in your community as well as your Dragon Mentor.
8:45p.m.-9:00p.m. Pep Rally
Come on over to kick off the year with our Rec-Fest at Scheels Field. There will be a variety of activities, food and
prizes for all to enjoy.
9:00a.m.-9:30a.m. Class Photo
It’s time to get together with your fellow classmates in the
M formation for a class photo before heading to your University Welcome.
All Incoming students are expected to attend this kickoff
event for the class of 2019. Convocation is a ceremony to celebrate the
official beginning of your college experience.
10:30a.m.-11:30a.m. Academic Department Meetings
After the University Welcome Convocation, follow a SOC to
your new academic department. Each academic department will host a social so
you can meet and get to know your professors and other students in your
college. This provides a great opportunity to get a feel for your major, what
to expect for the next four years, and meet some people who share the same
interests as you. If you are undeclared, that is A-Okay; we have a place for
1:00p.m.-3:00p.m. Campus Wide Scavenger Hunt
Here is your chance to understand the campus layout, get to
know campus resources and services and race to the finish with some new
3:00p.m.-6:00p.m. SOC Talk 2
3:30p.m.-4:30p.m. Learning Community Social (Mandatory for
Learn all the in’s and out’s of being in a Learning
Community as well as those who are available to support you throughout the
Grab a new friend and try some of the evening meals at Kise.
With Kise’s great selection you are sure to find a meal you will enjoy!
9:00p.m.-12:00a.m. Dragons After Dark
Came in like a Wrecking Ball! We will have
free food, free t-shirts, over $2000 in prizes, bingo, and more! Get your
“funpants” on and head over to the CMU.
10:30a.m.-11:00a.m. Get Active. Get Connected. Get Involved.
Here is your opportunity to learn about getting involved in
student organizations, various campus departments and the Fargo/Moorhead
community. You will learn how to make the most of your college experience.
11:00a.m.-2:00p.m. Sidewalk Café
Join us on the campus mall to get an idea about some of the
things MSUM and the Fargo-Moorhead community have to offer.
2:00p.m.-5:00p.m. Sand Volleyball Tournament
12:00p.m.-5:00p.m. Downtown Tour
The Fargo/Moorhead area is a great place to be and we want
to show it to you! Hop on the MAT bus to go downtown. These locations provide a
rich representation of the Fargo/Moorhead culture, including shops, food and
7:00p.m.-9:00p.m. Campus Capers
camera, ACTION! Hustle over to Hansen Theatre for MSUM’s own version of
Saturday Night Live. You will be on the edge of your seat laughing, crying, and
tinkling your pants as the SOCs perform a variety of skits and offer their
words of wisdom.
3:00p.m. Sorority Tea
4:00p.m.-5:00p.m. SOC Talk 3
7:00p.m.-9:00p.m. Residence Hall Floor Meeting (Mandatory)
Head back to the residence halls and take this opportunity
to meet your new family for the next year. This will give you a chance to learn
all the policies, expectations, and procedures for living in your hall. You
will be held accountable for these rules while living on campus! This is also a
great opportunity to relax and mingle with your floor-mates.
9:00p.m. Lighting of the Dragon
Join us for the first annual Lighting of the Dragon where we
kick off the year sponsored by the Class of 2019! Come to the campus mall where
we have the two headed steel Dragon breathe fire and light up the campus mall!
Just a reminder that everything is subject to change,
especially times/dates, and this is tentative. New students will receive a
finalized schedule with your letter in August.