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Welcome Weekend

Welcome Weekend 2022

The first step into your CSP journey is welcome weekend. You’ll have the opportunity to settle into your new dorm, meet your classmates, and familiarize yourself with the campus and community. Welcome weekend is marked by fun events, great food, and lasting memories.

First year students are required to attend all events taking place Thursday, September 1 through Saturday, September 3. Select your student type below and review the activities we have planned for you!

Welcome Weekend Schedule

  • * = Required Attendance

    Thursday, September 1, 2022

    8:00am – 1:30pm Move-In to Residence Halls
    11:00am – 2:00pm Family Open House | Meyer Hall Tunnel
    2:00pm – 3:00pm President’s Ice Cream Social | The Fellowship Plaza
    3:00pm – 3:15pm Blessing and Goodbyes | The Fellowship Plaza
    3:15pm – 4:00pm Welcome Weekend Convocation* | Buetow Auditorium
    4:00pm – 4:45pm Comet’s Crew Meeting #1* | Various Classrooms
    5:00pm – 6:30pm Comet’s Cookout | The Knoll
    6:30pm-9:00pm Home Football Game | Seafoam Stadium
    9:00pm-10:00pm ComedySportz | Buetow Auditorium
    10:00pm – 10:30pm Evening Chapel

    Friday, September 2, 2022

    9:30am – 10:00am Student-Led Welcome Weekend Kickoff* | Buetow Auditorium
    10:00am – 10:45am Comet’s Crew Meeting #2* | Various Classrooms
    10:45am – 12:00pm Involvement Sessions* | Various Classrooms
    12:00pm – 1:45pm Lunch and Bear Fair* | Gangelhoff Center (GC)
    2:00pm – 2:45pm Advising and Academic Resource Fair | Buenger Education Center (BEC)
    2:45pm-3:45pm Residence Life Meeting | Buetow Auditorium
    3:45pm – 6:15pm Service Project | Off-site location
    7:00pm-9:00pm Res Life Bingo | Knoll

    Saturday, September 3, 2022

    9:30am – 10:00am Donut Social | Buetow Lobby
    10:00am – 11:15am Title IX and Alcohol Education Seminar* | Buetow Auditorium
    12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch with Student Life* | TBD
    1:30pm – 4:30pm Beach Day | Off-Campus
    7:30pm – 10:00pm Paint-n-Sip | BEC

    Sunday, September 4, 2022

    10:00am-11:00am Campus Morning Worship | Graebner Memorial Chapel
    4:00pm – 6:00pm Crafting with CAB: Paint Your Own Succulent | Student Life Center (SLC)
    7:00pm – 9:00pm E-Sports Gaming Tournament | E-Sports Arena

    Monday, September 5, 2022

    3:00pm – 6:00pm Comet’s Labor Day Party | The Knoll
    6:00pm – 7:00pm Residence Hall Floor Meetings | Residence Halls
    7:30pm – 9:00pm Daniel Martin | Buetow Auditorium

    Wednesday, September 7, 2022

    10:00am – 11:30pm Part-Time Job Fair | BEC

    Wednesday, September 14, 2022

    10:00am – 11:30am Campus and Community Involvement Fair | The Knoll

     

  • * = Required Attendance

    Thursday, September 1, 2022

    11:00am – 2:00pm Family Open House | Meyer Hall Tunnel
    1:30pm – 2:00pm Commuter Parent/Family Welcome | Buetow Auditorium
    2:00pm – 3:00pm President’s Ice Cream Social | The Fellowship Plaza
    3:00pm – 3:15pm Blessing and Goodbyes | The Fellowship Plaza
    3:15pm – 4:00pm Welcome Weekend Convocation* | Buetow Auditorium
    4:00pm – 4:45pm Comet’s Crew Meeting #1* | Various Classrooms
    5:00pm – 6:30pm Comet’s Cookout | The Knoll
    6:30pm-9:00pm Home Football Game | Seafoam Stadium
    9:00pm-10:00pm ComedySportz | Buetow Auditorium
    10:00pm – 10:30pm Evening Chapel

    Friday, September 2, 2022

    9:30am – 10:00am Student-Led Welcome Weekend Kickoff* | Buetow Auditorium
    10:00am – 10:45am Comet’s Crew Meeting #2* | Various Classrooms
    10:45am – 12:00pm Involvement Sessions * | Various Classrooms
    12:00pm – 1:45pm Lunch and Bear Fair | Gangelhoff Center (GC)
    2:00pm – 2:45pm Advising and Academic Resource Fair | Buenger Education Center (BEC)
    3:45pm – 6:15pm Service Project | Off-site location

    Saturday, September 3, 2022

    9:30am – 10:00am Donut Social | Buetow Lobby
    10:00am – 11:15am Title IX and Alcohol Education Seminar* | Buetow Auditorium
    12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch with Student Life* | TBD
    1:30pm – 4:30pm Beach Day| Off-Campus
    7:30pm – 10:00pm Paint-n-Sip | BEC

    Sunday, September 4, 2022

    10:00am-11:00am Campus Morning Worship | Graebner Memorial Chapel
    4:00pm – 6:00pm Crafting with CAB: Paint Your Own Succulent | Student Life Center (SLC)
    7:00pm – 9:00pm E-Sports Gaming Tournament | E-Sports Arena

    Monday, September 5, 2022

    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Comet’s Labor Day Party | The Knoll
    7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Daniel Martin | Buetow Auditorium

    Wednesday, September 7, 2022

    10:00 am – 11:30 pm Part-Time Job Fair | BEC

    Wednesday, September 14, 2022

    10:00 am – 11:30 am Campus and Community Involvement Fair | The Knoll
  • Thursday, September 1, 2022

    8:00am – 1:30pm Move-In to Residence Halls
    11:00am – 2:00pm Family Open House | Meyer Hall Tunnel
    2:00pm – 3:00pm President’s Ice Cream Social | The Fellowship Plaza
    3:00pm – 3:15pm Blessing and Goodbyes | The Fellowship Plaza
    3:15pm – 4:00pm Welcome Weekend Convocation | Buetow Auditorium
    4:00pm – 5:00pm Transfer Student Information | BEC
    5:00pm – 6:30pm Comet’s Cookout | The Knoll
    6:30pm-9:00pm Home Football Game | Seafoam Stadium
    9:00pm-10:00pm ComedySportz | Buetow Auditorium
    10:00pm – 10:30pm Evening Chapel

    Friday, September 2, 2022  

    9:30am-10:00am Transfer Student Check-in | Pearson Commons
    10:00am-10:45am Transfer Student Success Session | Pearson Theater
    10:45am – 12:00pm Involvement Sessions | Various Classrooms
    12:0pm – 1:45pm Transfer Student Luncheon and Escape Rooms | LTC 214/215
    1:30pm – 2:45pm Advising and Academic Resource Fair| Buenger Education Center (BEC)
    3:45pm – 6:15pm Service Project | Off-site location

    Saturday, September 3, 2022

    7:30pm – 10:00pm Paint-n-Sip | BEC

    Sunday, September 4, 2022

    10:00am-11:00am Campus Morning Worship | Graebner Memorial Chapel
    4:00pm – 6:00pm Crafting with CAB: Paint Your Own Succulent | Student Life Center (SLC)
    7:00pm – 9:00pm E-Sports Gaming Tournament | E-Sports Arena

    Monday, September 5, 2022

    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Comet’s Labor Day Party | The Knoll
    6:00pm – 7:00pm Residence Hall Floor Meetings | Residence Halls
    7:30pm – 9:00pm Daniel Martin | Buetow Auditorium

    Wednesday, September 7, 2022

    10:00 am – 11:30 am Part-Time Job Fair | BEC

    Wednesday, September 14, 2022

    10:00 am – 11:30 am Campus and Community Involvement Fair | The Knoll
  • Thursday, September 1, 2022

    1:30pm – 2:00pm Commuter Family Welcome | Buetow Auditorium
    2:00pm – 3:00pm President’s Ice Cream Social | The Fellowship Plaza
    3:00pm – 3:15pm Blessing and Goodbyes | The Fellowship Plaza
    3:15pm – 4:00pm Welcome Weekend Convocation | Buetow Auditorium
    4:00pm – 5:00pm Transfer Student Information | BEC
    5:00pm – 6:30pm Comet’s Cookout | The Knoll
    6:30pm-9:00pm Home Football Game | Seafoam Stadium
    9:00pm-10:00pm ComedySportz | Buetow Auditorium
    10:00pm – 10:30pm Evening Chapel

    Friday, September 2, 2022

    9:30am-10:00am Transfer Student Check-in | Pearson Commons
    10:00am-10:45am Transfer Student Success Session | Pearson Theater
    10:45am – 12:00pm Involvement Sessions | Various Classrooms
    12:00pm – 1:45pm Transfer Student Luncheon and Escape Rooms | LTC 214/215
    1:30pm – 2:45pm Advising and Academic Resource Fair| Buenger Education Center (BEC)
    3:45pm – 6:15pm Service Project | Off-site location

    Saturday, September 3, 2022

    7:30pm – 10:00pm Paint-n-Sip | BEC

    Sunday, September 4, 2022

    10:00am-11:00am Campus Morning Worship | Graebner Memorial Chapel
    4:00pm – 6:00pm Crafting with CAB: Paint Your Own Succulent | Student Life Center (SLC)
    7:00pm – 9:00pm E-Sports Gaming Tournament | E-Sports Arena

    Monday, September 5, 2022

    3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Comet’s Labor Day Party | The Knoll
    7:30pm – 9:00pm Daniel Martin | Buetow Auditorium

    Wednesday, September 7, 2022

    10:00 am – 11:30 am Part-Time Job Fair | BEC

    Wednesday, September 14, 2022

    10:00 am – 11:30 am Campus and Community Involvement Fair | The Knoll

     

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What is Comet's Crew?

Comet’s Crew are student leaders who want to welcome you to campus! These students help you transition to campus life by introducing you to resources and leading you through events and activities throughout the weekend. They will also meet with you in a small group to answer questions and allow you to get-to-know your classmates.

EXPLORE
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Kelly Matthias

Director, Center for Student Engagement

Kate Larson

Assistant Director, Study Abroad and Co-Curricular Assessment

Loc Luong

Assistant Director, Activities and Engagement