Fall Welcome



 Wednesday, August 24th
schedule of events
 Spotlight Event: Craig Karges (see schedule for details) 9:00 PM

Horse'n Around and Pig'n Out
Alumni Mall/Basketball Courts
Are you fun? Do you want to have some fun? Come to Hors'n Around and Pig'n Out at the Quads. There will be music, games, HORSE, PIG, trivia and much more! This is a great opportunity to meet people that live in the Quads and find friends to walk to class with or just hang out with! Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life. 


5:00 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

Northwest Volleyball Tournament
Offenhauer Volleyball Court and Courtyard
Who's the best sand volleyball team on campus? Find out at the Northwest Volleyball Tournament! Teams of 6 sign up at 6:45 and knock-out tournament begins at 7PM. The team that wins receives awesome prizes! Not a fan of volleyball? Come hang out and enjoy some music, food and fun meeting new friends! Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life. 


6:45 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. 


7:30 PM

Sports Club and Intramurals Fair
Perry Field House
Come meet representatives from the 25 Sport Clubs to learn more about these different teams on campus. The Intramural Sports Office Staff will also be available to share information about all the intramural sports. Walk-up badminton and cornhole will be available all evening. We will hold a knock-out basketball tournament at 9:30 for anyone who is interested in playing as well.


8:00 PM

Great CRU Card Giveaway
Outside Residence Halls
Come out to Harshman and Kreischer for a water balloon fight, check out Offenhauer for Volleyball, or McDonald for people playing music and cornhole. There will be various events all over campus and near your Residence Hall. Come make a few new friends and get a CRU Card for awesome deals around town.


8:00 PM

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


8:30 PM

Craig Karges
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom
Karges dazzles the mind as he challenges his audience to question what's real and what's not, what is possible and what is impossible. Sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities. 


9:00 PM