Opening of School Activities Fall 2013

move in dayAll mandatory events for new students are indicated in this schedule by a

Get Your Red On
August 24 to October 3

Friday, August 23
Move-In Day for New Students
Residence Halls, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Vendor Expo
Staller/Library Steps, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Family Farewell Barbecue
Staller Plaza, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance at campusdining.org

Catholic Campus Ministry Welcome
SB Union Chapel, Room 249, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Hillel New Student and Parent Brunch
SB Union, Delancey Street Deli, 12:30 to 2:00 pm

Visit the University Bookstore
Melville Library, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Get your books and enter to win prizes

University Scholars Reception
SAC Auditorium and Ballroom A, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Required for all University Scholar students.

Honors College Reception
Tabler Center, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Required for all Honors College students.

Building Meeting & New Resident Student Dinner
Residence Halls, 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Required for all new resident students. See building for your assigned time.

Hillel's New Student Welcome Shabbat Dinner
Delancey Street Deli, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

First Night Out
SAC Plaza, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Saturday, August 24
Continental Breakfast
Residence Hall Cafes, 8:30 am to 10:00 am

New Student Sign-In
LaValle Stadium, 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Required for all new students.

New Student Convocation
LaValle Stadium, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Required for all new students.

Transfer "Choose Your Own" Workshops and Lunch
Wang Center, 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm. Required for all new transfer students.  

Tranfer Group A (black lanyards): Lunch: 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm. Workshops: 1:00 pm
Tranfer Group B (white lanyards): Workshops: 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm. Lunch: 1:00 pm

"This Community" for Transfers
Staller Center, 2:15 pm to 4:30 pm. Required for all new transfer students.

Undergraduate College Program and Lunch
12:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Required for all new first-year students.

ACH: Tabler
HDV: SAC
LDS: H Quad
SSO: Roth
GLS: GLS/HDV Center
ITS: Mendelsohn

Non-Traditional Student Program
Wang Center Chapel, 2:00 pm to 4:45 pm
By invitation only

Commuter Ice Cream Social
SAC Express Loop, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Strongly encouraged for new commuter students.

Dinner
SAC/West Side/SB Union, 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Second Night Out Movie Night: Star Trek Into Darkness
Staller Steps, 8:00 pmwolfie

Sunday, August 25
This Community Belongs to All of Us
First-year students will attend programming by Undergraduate College affiliation from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm. See your schedule for specific times and locations. Required for all new first-year students.

SSO & ITS: 9:00 am to 11:30 am
LDS & ACH: 12:15 pm to 2:45 pm
HDV & GLS: 3:30 to 6:00 pm
 
Taking Care of Business
Various locations, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Service offices will be open so you can take care of last-minute details.
 
"Finding Your Class Building" Tours
10:00 am to 1:30 pm. Register for tours at the SAC Plaza info table/tent.

Returning Students Move-In
Residence Halls, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Campus Community Info Fair
Academic Mall, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. Campus departments provide students with info and giveaways.

WISE Orientation and Reception
Wang Center Chapel, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Required for all WISE Program students.

National Student Exchange (NSE) Orientation
GLS/HDV Center, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Required for all NSE students.

Third Night Out: RHA Block Party
SAC Plaza, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

first dayMonday, August 26
Monday to Friday Classes Begin

Bingo for Books
SAC Ballroom A, 6:30 pm

Tuesday, August 27
Fitness Jam
Campus Recreation Center (CRC), 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Scoopin' Out Success
SAC Lobby, 5:00 pm

Technology Fair
SAC Ballroom B, 5:00 pm

Wednesday, August 28
Open Wellness Resource Room
Wellness Resource Room 213, CRC, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm  

Hillel's Welcome Pizza Party
Stony Brook (SB) Union Courtyard, 1:00 pm

Inter Fraternity Sorority Council (IFSC) BBQ
SAC Plaza, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Thursday, August 29
Part-Time Job Expo
SAC Ballrooms A & B, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Ballroom A: Meet on- and off-campus employers
Ballroom B: Job search support activities for students

Fall into Fitness: Welcome Back Workouts
Wellness Studios, CRC, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Gamer's Guild E3 Highlight Viewing
SAC Ballroom B, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm 

Friday, August 30
Weekend Life Council Presents: Putt Putt on the Plaza
SAC Plaza, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Hillel's Welcome Back Shabbat Dinner
Delancey St. Restaurant, SB Union, 8:00 pm

Saturday, August 31
Hillel's Welcome Back Shabbat Lunch
Delancey St. Restaurant, SB Union, 12:30 pm

Monday, September 2
Labor Day. Classes not in session

Tuesday, September 3
Fitness Classes Begin
Check out the schedule at recreation.sunysb.edu.

loungeWednesday, September 4
Fall Involvement Fair
SAC Plaza, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Non-Traditional Student/Adult Learner Assoc. Semester Kickoff
312 SAC, 1:00 pm to 2:20 pm

Thursday, September 5
Rosh (Hashanah) in a Rush
SB Union, 5:00 pm

Friday, September 6
Fraternity and Sorority Night
Staller Terraces, 8:00 pm

Weekend Life Council Presents: Weekend Water Park
SAC Plaza, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Saturday, September 7
USG Presents: Back to the Brook Concert
Staller Terraces, 4:30 pm

African Students Union Welcome Back Party: Bikini Blaze 3
SAC Ballroom A, 11:00 pm to 3:00 am

Tuesday, September 10
CSS Commuter Connection
Commuter Commons/144 SAC, 9:00 am to 10:30 am

Craft Night Mania
SB Union, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Wednesday, September 11
CSA Welcome Back Breakfast
SAC Ballroom B, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Résumé and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Career Center Workshop Room, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Philippine United Student Organization (PUSO) First General Body Meeting
SAC Ballroom B, 7:30 pm

Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment Information Session
SAC Ballroom B, 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Hillel's Women's Wellness Wednesdays Presents: Hamsas and Hanging Out
Delancey St. Restaurant, SB Union First Floor, 7:30 pm

Thursday, September 12
CSS Commuter Welcome Reception
Commuter Commons (144 SAC), 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Alumni Exhibition Reception
SAC Art Gallery, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Friday, September 13
Weekend Life Council Presents Laser Tag
SAC Ballroom A, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Monday, September 16
Résumé and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Career Center Workshop Room, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Tuesday, September 17
English Pal Meet and Greet
SAC Ballroom A, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Craft Night Housewarming
081 SB Union, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Free craftmaking.

fansWednesday, September 18
Academic Advising Day
Outside Melville Library, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Community Service Opportunities On/Off Campus
Career Center Workshop Room, 1:00 pm

Preparing for the Job Fair
SAC Ballroom A, 1:00 pm

How to Find a Job Using Facebook
Career Center Workshop Room, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Chinese Association First General Body Meeting
SAC Ballroom A, 8:30 pm

Chinese Christian Fellowship Tea House
SAC Ballroom B, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

CSS/CSA Drive In Movie
South P Lot, 7:00 pm

Thursday, September 19
Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB) Fall Welcome Event
304 SAC, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Friday, September 20
STEMM (Sci/Tech/Eng/Math/Medical) Job and Internship Fair
SAC Ballrooms, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

China Blue's Mid-Autumn Festival
SAC Plaza (Rain Location: SAC Ballrooms A/B), 7:00 pm

Shabbat Dinner Under the Stars
SB Union Courtyard, 7:45 pm

Saturday September 21
Shabbat Lunch in the Sunshine
SB Union Courtyard, 12:30 pm

Weekend Life Council Presents: Vegas Night
SAC Ballroom A, 6:00 pm

Monday, September 23
Hillel's Annual Sukkah Hop
201 SB Union, 5:15 pm

Non-Profit Internships: Experience with Social Impact
305 SAC, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Tuesday, September 24
Fashion Studio
081 SB Union, 7:00 pm

Wednesday, September 25
University Convocation
Staller Center, Main Stage, 1:00 pm
The President's State of the University Address and introduction of new faculty. All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend.

Engineering & Technology Fair
Engineering Quad, 1:00 pm to 2:20 pm
In case of rain, event will be held inside Heavy Engineering.

Scientific and Health Care Research
201 Wang, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Thursday, September 26
Chinese Association at Stony Brook (CASB) Mahjong Tournament
SAC Ballroom A, 7:30 pm

Multicultural Women's Alliance (MWA) Fall Welcome Event
304 SAC, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Saturday, September 28
Wolfie's Walk Tailgate
Location TBD, 4:00 pm

Football Game vs. Towson
LaValle Stadium, 6:00 pm

Monday, September 30
Interviewing Skills
Career Center, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Tuesday, October 1 
Craft Night Record Melting
081 SB Union, 7:00 pm

Wednesday, October 2
Career Decision Clinic for Juniors and Seniors
Career Center Workshop Room, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Homecoming Kickoff
Academic Mall, 1:00 pm

This schedule is subject to change. For updates, please visit the Orientation Information Table located in the SAC Lobby during the first week of the new semester.

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