Fall Welcome Events

Get to know the Sycamore Family with these exciting events!

For detailed information on the events and other helpful information to get you started this semester, check out the State Welcome booklet.

FRIDAY, August 16

Start of School OIT Tech Support | 9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m. | Stalker Hall, Lower Level

Family Move-In Tent | 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain

Sycamore Technology Award Distribution | 9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m. | Welcome Center

$tart Now: Budgeting in College | 3:00p.m. | Myers Technology Center, room 105

Sycamore Cinema: Aladdin | 8:00p.m. | Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I

 

SATURDAY, August 17

Start of School OIT Tech Support | 9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m. | Stalker Hall, Lower Level

Family Move-In Tent | 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain

Sycamore Technology Award Distribution | 9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m. | Welcome Center

$tart Now: Budgeting in College | 3:00p.m. | Myers Technology Center, room 105

Growing Up Like Me | 4:00p.m. | Hulman Memorial Student Union, Urban - Dede I, Rural - Dede II, Suburban - Dede III

Back to College with Meijer | 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. | Buses leave from Pickerl Hall

HMSU Takeover | 8:00p.m - midnight | Hulman Memorial Student Union

 

SUNDAY, August 18

Looking to attend a faith service? Check out page 22 of the State Welcome Booklet.

Yoga | 10:00a.m. | Quad, near Gillum Hall **Rain location - HMSU, Dede I

Start of School OIT Tech Support | 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. | Stalker Hall, Lower Level

Sycamore Technology Award Distribution | 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. | Welcome Center

Commuter Connection | 3:00p.m. | Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I

Sycamore Welcome | 5:00p.m. | Arena, North Gym

March Through the Arch | 6:00p.m. | Oakley Place

Taste of Terre Haute | 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m. | Quad

Fountain Party | 8:00p.m. - 10:00p.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain

 

MONDAY, August 19

Donaghy Day | 8:00a.m. | Departing from Residence Hall, Commuters meet at Student Recreation Center

Ice-Cream Social | 11:30a.m. - 12:30p.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain

College Open Houses | 12:30p.m - 2:30p.m. | See below  for location by major

  • Bayh College of Education | University Hall, Theater
  • College of Arts & Sciences
    • Math & Science majors | Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I
    • Arts & Humanities majors | Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede II
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences majors | Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede III
  • College of Health & Human Services | Arena, Atrium
  • College of Technology | Myers Technology Center, Atrium
  • Scott College of Business | Federal Hall, Second Floor, Courtroom
  • University College
    • Exploratory/Undeclared | Holmstedt, 103
    • STARS | Holmstedt, 102

Involvement Fair | 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | Quad **Rain date: Wednesday, August 21, 4:00-7:00p.m.

Meet Awesome Tutors Here | 3:00p.m - 5:00p.m. | The Math Lab, Root Hall, A009

21st Century Scholars Welcome | 4:00p.m. | Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I

Honors College Orientation | 5:00p.m. | University Hall, Theater

Where Are My Classes? | 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain

 

TUESDAY, August 20 - First Day of Class!

Dean of Students Office Q&A Tent | 7:30a.m. - 12:00p.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain & Univeristy Seal near Library

The Do's and Donut's of Conduct | 8:00a.m. - 10:00a.m. | Alumni Clock, between Stalker Hall and Fountain

First Day of Class Photo Booth | 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain

Get to know the International Resource Center | 1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain

Beef Master Challenge | 3:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | Wolf Field

The Sex Talk | 7:30p.m. | Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium

 

WEDNESDAY, August 21

Dean of Students Office Q&A Tent | 7:30a.m. - 12:00p.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain & Univeristy Seal near Library

First Day of Class Photo Booth | 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain

Lunch and Learn | 12:00p.m. - 1:30p.m. | African American Cultural Center, Lower Level

Get to know the LGBTQ+ Resource Center | 1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain

V.I.P. Shopping Night | 5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

 

THURSDAY, August 22

Welcome Back Picnic | 11:30a.m. - 1:00p.m. | Dede Plaza, outside Career Center

Bienvenidos! Welcome new students! | 1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain

Commuter Challenge | 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | Hulman Memorial Student Union, Commuter Lounge

Coloring Night | 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

Fraternity & Sorority Life Carnival | 4:30p.m - 6:30p.m | Wolf Field

Union Board meeting - First of the semester | 5:00p.m. | Hulman Memorial Student Union, room 521

Welcome Back Bingo | 7:00p.m. - 8:30p.m. | Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I & II

 

FRIDAY, August 23

Student Employment Job Fair | 1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | Human Memorial Student Union, Dede II & III

Studying Just Got Extra Sweet with Bartleby | 2:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

ISUcceed Pinning Ceremony | 4:30p.m. - 6:00p.m. | Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I

 

SATURDAY, August 24

Last day to return textbooks with receipt

Terre Haute Farmer's Market | 8:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. | Meadows Shopping Center

Faithfest | 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | Wolf Field

Glow Dance & Karaoke Party | 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m. | Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede I, II, & III

 

MONDAY, August 26

Women's Equality Day | All Day | Library Events Area

Game Night | 4:00p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

Women's Equality Day Rally & March | 6:00p.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain

Club Sports Callout Meetings | see below | Student Rec Center, Wet Classroom

  • 4:00p.m. - Tennis, 5:00p.m. - Quidditch, 6:00p.m. - Men's Basketball, 7:00p.m. - Women's Volleyball, 8:00p.m. - Ultimate Frisbee, 9:00p.m. - Women's Basketball

Panhellenic Picnic | 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. | Wolf Field

 

TUESDAY, August 27

Don't W8...College Stress Happens | 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | Around Campus, locations on Instagram

 

WEDNESDAY, August 28

Library Tours | 10:00a.m. - 10:45a.m. | Library, Circulation Desk

Stop and Serve | 12:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | HMSU, Commons

Club Sports Callout Meetings | see below | Student Rec Center, Wet Classroom

  • 4:00p.m. - Bowling, 4:30p.m. - Martial Arts, 5:00p.m. - Men's Volleyball, 6:00p.m. - Women's Soccer, 7:00p.m. - Men's Soccer, 8:00p.m. - Wrestling, 8:30p.m. - Men's Rugby and Powerlifting, 9:00p.m. - Starting your own Club Sport

 

THURSDAY, August 29

Stay on Track Series: Sycamore Speedway | 9:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. | HMSU, Dede I

Library Tours | 2:00p.m. - 2:45p.m. | Library, Circulation Desk

Stay on Track Series: Lap 1 | 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | HMSU, Vestibule

Coloring Night | 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

Club Sports Fair & Intramural Tailgate Games Tournament | 5:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. | Wolf Field

 

FRIDAY, August 30

Frankenstein Friday | All Day | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

AACC Family Reunion & Street Fair | 4:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. | Wolf Field

Soccer vs. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee | Memorial Stadium

Syca-Nite at Sam and Buster's | 9:00p.m. - Midnight | HMSU, Dede I, II, & III

 

SATURDAY, August 31

Looking for something to do with friends this weekend? Check out some local favorites:

 

SUNDAY, September 1

Soccer vs. Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville | 1:00p.m. | Memorial Stadium

 

MONDAY September 2 | Labor Day (no classes)

 

TUESDAY, September 3

College of Technology Picnic & Student Organization Fair | 11:00a.m. - 1:30p.m. | Myers Technology Center, Atrium

 

WEDNESDAY, September 4

Commuter Challenge | 12:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | HMSU, Campus Life (across from Starbucks)

Library Tours | 2:00p.m. - 2:45p.m. | Library, Circulation Desk

Major, Department, and Graduate Program Fair (College of Technology) | 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | Myers Technology Center, Atrium

PRIDE Stream | 5:30p.m. - 7:00p.m. | HMSU, 321

Power-On | 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m. | HMSU, 720

 

THURSDAY, September 5

Library Tours | 10:00a.m. - 10:45a.m. | Library, Circulation Desk

Cheese Pizza Day | 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

Student and College Forum (College of Technology) | 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. | Myers Technology Center, 105

College of Technology Lab Open House | 12:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | Myers Technology Center, Atrium

Stay on Track Series: Lap 2 | 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | HMSU, Vestibule

Stay on Track Series: Time Management | 2:30p.m. | HMSU, Dede II

Coloring Night | 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

Women in STEM Panel | 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m. | Myers Technology Center, 105

Cards Tournament | 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. | HMSU, Dede I

 

FRIDAY, September 6

PRIDE meets Terredise: Pride Picnic | 12:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | Dede Plaza

First Friday: Flashback Friday | 5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. | Downtown Terre Haute

 

SATURDAY, September 7

Sycamore Service Saturday | 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. | Check-in at Tirey Hall

PRIDE meets Terredise: Pride Carnival | 12:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | HMSU, Dede I, II, & III

Football vs. University of Dayton | 1:00p.m. | Memorial Stadium

 

MONDAY, September 9

Library Resources for the College of Arts and Sciences | 1:00p.m. - 1:45p.m. | Stalker Hall, 102

Not Just Books! | 2:00p.m. - 2:30p.m. | Library, 230

Stay on Track Series: Lap 3 | 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | HMSU, Vestibule

Game Night | 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

 

TUESDAY, September 10

Weather, Climate, and Sustainability Resources | 10:00a.m. - 10:30a.m. | Library, 230

Commuter Cash Cab | 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. | Across Campus

Library Tours | 2:00p.m. - 2:45p.m. | Library, Circulation Desk

Sycamore Service Tuesday | 2:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. | Check-in at Tirey Hall

Library Research and Survival Skills | 3:30p.m. - 4:15p.m. | Library Events Area

Write a Research Paper like a Pro | 4:15p.m. - 5:00p.m. | Library, 230

Sycamore Sessions | 8:30p.m. - 10:30p.m. | Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium

 

WEDNESDAY, September 11

Technology Resources | 10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. | Myers Technology Center, 109 (Student Success Room)

Free Professional Photos | 10:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. | Career Center

Surviving Adulting | 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m. | HMSU, Dede I

Stop and Serve | 12:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | HMSU, Commons

News, Fake News, and Factcheckers | 3:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | Library, 230

Spill the Tea | 5:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | HMSU, 421

Karaoke Wednesday | 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. | HMSU, Dede I

 

THURSDAY, September 12

Free Professional Photos | 1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | Career Center

Commuter Challenge | 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | Science Building, 297

Stay on Track Series: Lap 3 | 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | HMSU, Vestibule

Coloring Night | 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

Union Board Meeting | 5:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | HMSU, 521

 

FRIDAY, September 13

Friday the 13th | All Day | Barnes & Noble Bookstore

Scary but True! Homesickness Happens | 10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. | Dede Plaza, Fountain

Commuter Connected Meet-up | 12:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | HMSU, Campus Life (across from Starbucks)

Soccer vs. University of Detroit Mercy | 7:00p.m. | Memorial Stadium

 

SATURDAY, September 14

Sycamore Service Saturday | 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. | Check-in at Tirey Hall

Football vs. Eastern Kentuck University | 1:00p.m. | Memorial Stadium

 

SUNDAY, September 15

Soccer vs. Belmont University | 7:00p.m. | Memorial Stadium

 

MONDAY, September 16

#BiWeekKickoff! | 12:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | Dede Plaza

Game Night | 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

Not Just Books! | 5:00p.m. - 5:30p.m. | Library, 230

Conversation Corners: What's in a label? | 5:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | HMSU, 421

Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Ceremony | 5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. | HMSU, Dede II

 

TUESDAY, September 17

Library Tours | 10:00a.m. - 10:45a.m. | Library, Circulation Desk

Hot BIkram Yoga | 5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. | HMSU, Dede II

Tech Connections | 5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. | Myers Technology Center, Atrium & 105

Volleyball vs. IUPUI | 6:00p.m. | Arena

Sycamore Gameshow Night | 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. | HMSU, Dede I

 

WEDNESDAY, September 18

Fall Career Fair | 1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. | HMSU

Library Tours | 2:00p.m. - 2:45p.m. | Library, Circulation Desk

Rainbow Rants | 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | HMSU, 321

Library Research Survival Skills | 5:00p.m. - 5:45p.m. | Library Events Area

Conversation Corners: Identifying POPulations | 5:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | HMSU, 421

 

 

THURSDAY, September 19

Talk Like a Pirate Day | 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

Celebration of BiPride & Intersex | 12:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | Dede Plaza

Coloring Night | 4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

Union Board Meeting | 5:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. | HMSU, 521

Hispanic Heritage Month: Para Reir | 6:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. | HMSU, 718

Every Third Thursday Bingo | 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. | HMSU, Dede II

 

FRIDAY, September 20

Pepperoni Pizza Day | 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. | Barnes & Noble ISU Bookstore

Build a Bear | 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. | HMSU, 7th floor

 

SATURDAY, September 21 Family Weekend

Family Weekend | All Day | Invite the Family and have them join you the weekend's events

JCPenny Suit-Up Event | 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. | JCPenny, Honey Creek Mall

Football vs. Eastern Illinois University | 1:00p.m. | Memorial Stadium

 

SUNDAY, September 22

Soccer vs. Indiana University-Fort Wayne | 1:00p.m. | Memorial Stadium

 

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