Student Affairs Presents Welcome Week

Students enjoy a concert at JSU

Each year, the Division of Student Affairs sponsors Welcome Week to  build comradery between students and celebrate the beginning of a new academic year. Join us for a fun-filled week as you start your academic year at JSU! 

Welcome Week Schedule of Events

Move-In Day, 9:00am - 3:00pm, Across Campus

Students will have help from faculty, staff, and other students as they move into their JSU home. 

Block Party, 6:00pm - 9:00pm, Dillon Field

Food, Fun, and Giveaways!

Sorority Bid Day, 10:30am - 11:30am, JSU Stadium 

As Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment wraps up, watch and see where your friends received their bid. 

IFC Recruitment Kick Off, 12:00 -2:00pm, Paul Carpenter Village

Interested in joining an IFC Fraternity? Here's a chance to meet each chapter at one time!

Residence Hall Floor Meetings with RAs

See your Resident Assistant for specific times!

"After the Fire”, 7:00pm, Leone Cole Auditorium 

Fire prevention program with Pulitzer Prize guest speaker

*for freshmen residents

Campus Tours, 2:00pm-4:00pm, Quad 
Bring your class schedule to get a tour specific to your classroom locations and learn the Gamecock Express routes with our JSU Ambassadors!

Meet the SGA, 6:00pm-9:00pm, JSU Stadium

Come meet your SGA Officers in the stadium while enjoying a Steel City Pop! All students are invited to join in the fun! 

UREC Cocky Combine, 6:00pm-9:00pm, JSU Stadium

After meeting the SGA, UREC invites you to participate in this NFL style combine to test your skills! 

Get on Board Day, 12:00pm-4:00pm, TMB Lawn

Join hundreds of students and organizations at this event to learn about how to make JSU your home away from home! The SGA is proud to sponsor this event by providing Chic-Fil-A, Wow WIngery, a ninja tower, and a bungee trampoline! 

Walk to Freshman Convocation
Walk with your RA to Freshman Convocation! 

Freshman Convocation, 6:30pm - 7:00pm, JSU Stadium

Ring in the beginning of your college journey and learn about the traditions we have at JSU.

Rolling at the Rec, 6:00pm-9:00pm, MAC Gym at the Recreation and Fitness Center

Join the SGA and UREC as we bring a skating rink to you! Grab a snack at The Peak and enjoy music from our DJ! 

Spirit on Mountain Street and Scotty McCreery Concert, 6:00pm-10:00pm, Mountain Street in Front of Meehan Hall

Meet new friends, taste food from community restaurants, and listen to some great live music! Scotty McCreery will perform at 8:00pm! 

UREC Luau and Cookout, 5:00pm-7:00pm, RFC Outdoor Pool

Join UREC and the SGA for a luau and cookout. Wear your best luau gear!