Students Invited to Welcome Week 2018


When Jacksonville State kicks off the Fall 2018 semester on August 21, it will signify more than just the start of a new academic year. It will mark the return of the full JSU family, reunited for the first time since a destructive tornado interrupted the final weeks of the Spring 2018 semester. Student Affairs has planned a very special Welcome Week to greet students as they arrive back on campus.

All students are invited to the following events:

Saturday, August 18:

  • Move-In Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Street Fair, 5-8 p.m., Lawn of the Theron Montgomery Building
  • Glow Party, 9 p.m. to 12 a.m., Theron Montgomery Building Auditorium

Sunday, August 19:

  • Panhellenic Bid Day, 11 a.m., Lawn of the Theron Montgomery Building
  • IFC Recruitment Kick-off, 1-3 p.m., Paul Carpenter Village
  • Wings and Things, 3-6 p.m., Quad
  • After the Fire, 7 p.m., Leone Cole Auditorium

Monday, August 20:

  • Are You Ready for Fall?, 10 a.m., Theron Montgomery Building
  • Meet the SGA, 12-2 p.m., Front Steps of the Theron Montgomery Building
  • Surviving the College Transition, 2 p.m., Theron Montgomery Building
  • Welcome Back Cookout, 3-5 p.m., International House
  • Freshman Convocation, 6:30 p.m., JSU Stadium
  • Meet the Greeks (NPHC), immediately following convocation, Quad

Tuesday, August 21:

  • Get on Board Day, 2-6 p.m., Lawn of the Theron Montgomery Building
  • RECFest, 6-9 p.m., Stephenson Hall

Wednesday, August 22:

  • David Hall Mentalist Show, 7-8 p.m., Leone Cole Auditorium

Thursday, August 23:

  • Spirit on Mountain Street, 6-8 p.m., Mountain Street
  • Morgan Wallen Concert, 8-10 p.m., Mountain Street

Friday, August 24:

  • SGA Shirt Swap, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Second Floor of the Theron MontgomeryBuilding
  • Tailgate at Bennett Field, 5 p.m.

Saturday, August 25:

  • Gamecock Football vs. North Carolina A&T in the FCS Football Classic, 6 p.m., Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl