Fall Welcome



 Monday, August 22nd
schedule of events
 Spotlight Event: Harlan Cohen, Author and Comedian (see schedule for details) 9:00 PM

Yard Games with BGSU Student-Athletes
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Oval
Stop by the Union Oval before or after class and participate in some of your favorite yard games with BGSU Student-Athletes. Sponsored by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. 


12:00 PM

Yard Show
Basketball Courts between Kreischer and Harshman
Enjoy free food and some of BGSU's finest stepping. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority (Rain, 101 Olscamp)


5:30 PM

Free Rock Climbing at the Rock Wall
Student Recreation Center
No regist
ration required, just fill out the waiver and climb. Sponsored by Recreation and Wellness. 


5:30 PM

Bowling Green Marauders' Horcrux Hunt
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Oval
The Horcrux Hunt will encourage new students to get acquainted with the campus and each other by searching for a different horcrux every day of the week. Students will answer questions/riddles and complete challenges to find the horcruxes and one team of students will win the grand prize. 


8:00 PM

CRU Cookout
Fraternity Row
Whether you are a 1st year student or BGSU veteran, come out and meet new friends or reconnect with old ones. In Fraternity Row, enjoy free food, games, music, and a chill atmosphere as we help get your first week off to a great start!


8:00 PM

Fall Welcome Public Skate
Ice Arena
With a valid BGSU ID, come skate for free at the Ice Arena. Beginner through advanced skaters are encouraged to give skating a try during this time. New rental skates are available to those in need.


8:30 PM

Harlan Cohen, Author and Comedian
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom
Harlan Cohen is the author of the New York Times Best-Selling
The Naked Roommate, and has spoken at over 400 campuses. The "Night of Nakedness" will shock you and have you laughing throughout it. Harlan is bold, brutally honest, and he even plays the guitar. Sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities and the Office of Residence Life. 


9:00 PM