Governors State University is excited to welcome our students back each semester and we work all year to plan an amazing week of welcome activities.
Fall 2014 Weeks of Welcome
Events are free to GSU students with ID
Monday, August 25
Tuesday, August 26
Student Club Resource County Fair and Pace Campus Connection - noon to 6 p.m., Hall of Governors
Secretary of State Mobile Station noon - 7:00 p.m.First Midwest Bank -- Provide financial opportunities for students. noon to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 27
Thursday, August 28
- Campus Crawl - Get to Know Your University - Campus Crawl cards distributed in the Hall of Governors. Students visit GSU departments between 3 and 6 pm, collecting seals for their card. Completed cards must be turned in by 6 pm in the Cafeteria Annex to receive a prize, and refreshments.
- Student Leadership Exchange -- This is your opportunity to get involved, learn about the leadership positions available; Student Senate, GSU Program Council, Community Service Council, Student Leadership Program Series, Noon - 6:00 p.m., Hall of Governors
- Open Mic Night -- Have you always be a star in the making! Well this is your chance to shine; sing a song, recite a poem, share your own creation. 6:00 p.m., Cafeteria Annex. Sponsored by the ReConstructed and GSUPC
Friday, August 29
Saturday, August 30
- Students Welcome Back Skate - Join fellow students as they glide around the rink. Sponsored by Student Clubs and Organizations: Tau Sigma Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society and D.R.E.A.M., 5 to 8 pm, Glenwood Roller Rink. (Skate rental fee $2.50)
Day of Service Project - Riegel Farms, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., University Park, IL. Student Community Service for the University Park Community, sign-up at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, September 2
Friday, September 5
Thursday, September 11
- Day of Remembrance, Noon -- 4 p.m., Hall of Governors, Sponsored by the Student Veterans Association and The Civic Engagement and Community Service Center.