Fall Welcome



 Tuesday, August 23rd
schedule of events
 Spotlight Event: RSA's Casino Night (see schedule for details) 8:00 PM

Minute to Win It: Free Dance Marathon Merchandise 
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Oval
Join Dance Marathon for "Minute to Win It" style games and win FREE DM Gear! Students must complete unique challenges in less than 60 seconds in order to receive pieces of Dance Marathon merchandise. The tougher the challenge, the cooler the merchandise and prizes will become! Limit is one challenge per student. 


10:00 AM

Club Baseball Cookout
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Oval
Come join the BGSU Club Baseball team to learn more about the team, tryouts, and enjoy some food on the way to class. 


1:00 PM

Education Building Steps
UAO wants you to SPIN!! Join the University Activities Organization between the Education and Business buildings for SPIN ART. Decorate Frisbees and sunglasses using paint, a spinning wheel, and crazy colors. Be a part of this SPIN trend, get creative, and meet friends!


2:00 PM

UAO Presents Bowling on the Green
Carillon Park (between Business Administration and Education buildings)
I'ts Fall Welcome! Come Meet other students and get to know each other while playing some Human Bowling! Students will compete against each other in an obstacle course to win fantastic prizes. Sponsored by the University Activities Organization. 


4:00 PM

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


5:30 PM

Ice Cream Social
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Oval
Come by and enjoy s
ome free ice cream provided by the United Methodist Student Organization.


6:00 PM

Open Mic Night
Black Swamp Pub
Come showcase your talents of spoken word, poetry, rapping, singing, or stand-up comedy or simply mingle with other students and enjoy the evening. Sponsored by Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.


6:14 PM

RSA's Casino Night
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom
Play casino games and win awesome prizes! Sponsored by the Resident Student Association. 


8:00 PM

BiG Stars Talent Showcase Auditions
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theatre
Come audition for the BiG Stars Talent Showcase. Contestants will perform on Saturday, August 27 and receive a special gift. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of Campus Activities. 


7:00 PM

UAO Presents Falcon Tie-Dye
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Oval; Rain, BTSU Table
Falcon Tie-Dye gives new students the opportunity to get in the spirit and allows continuing students to display their everlasting falcon pride by tie-dying tote bags and drawstring backpacks brown and orange! Rain location is at the Union tables. Sponsored by the University Activities Organization. 


7:00 PM

Fall Welcome Broomball
Ice Arena
With valid BGSU ID, come play broomball for free at the Ice Arena. Bring your friends and wear sneakers with good tread. Helmets, balls and sticks will be provided.


8:30 PM

h2o Kickoff
Olscamp 101
Wondering what h2o is all about? Come to our Kickoff and hear more about one of the largest student groups on campus. All students are welcome to come and enjoy the music, videos and short message in our laid-back environment!



Girl's Night Out- Kick Off to Sorority Recruitment
Harshman Community Room
Come find out what sorority life is all about! Here you can meet other interested women, sign up for recruitment, and answer any questions you may have. This is the kick off to recruitment where you get a t-shirt for signing up as well as information regarding every sorority on campus. See www.bgsu.edu/greek for more information about being Greek at BGSU!


9:15 PM
UAO Movie
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theatre
Come enjoy a free showing of the blockbuster hit "Bridesmaids". Sponsored by the University Activities Organization.
9:30 PM