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Welcome Week

Join us for an activity-filled week as you begin your journey as a Bobcat. You'll be welcomed with events that will help you get connected, feel supported, and prepare you for a successful start at OHIO Southern!  Whether you are joining us on campus for your first year, or returning to OHIO, we want you to feel welcome and ready for the year to come. 

Welcome Week Day 1: Monday, August 22

Activity Location* Time Description
Find Your Way Shafer Courtyard 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stop by our Welcome Tent in the Shafer Courtyard for directions to class, a map, water, snacks and other need-to-know items before heading to class.
Courtyard Fun Shafer Courtyard  8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Enjoy music, cornhole, Connect 4, yard bowling, ladder ball and Jenga as you reconnect with your friends over fun.
Movie ticket registration Shafer Courtyard 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (or until all tickets are claimed) Register for a free movie ticket to enjoy Halloween Ends during our OHIO Southern group movie outing event on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cinemark Movies 10 in Ashland, KY. Register early to get your choice of FREE popcorn or hot dog and a drink combo!

Welcome Week Day 2: Tuesday, August 23

Activity Location* Time Description
Find Your Way Shafer Courtyard 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stop by our Welcome Tent in the Shafer Courtyard for directions to class, a map, water, snacks and other need-to-know items before heading to class.
Courtyard Fun Shafer Courtyard 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Enjoy music, cornhole, giant Connect 4, yard bowling, ladder ball and giant Jenga as you reconnect with your friends over fun.
Movie ticket registration Shafer Courtyard 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (or until all tickets are claimed)

Register for a free movie ticket to enjoy Halloween Ends during our OHIO Southern group movie outing event on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cinemark Movies 10 in Ashland, KY. Register early to get your choice of FREE popcorn or hot dog and a drink combo!

Welcome Week Day 3: Wednesday, August 24

Game Day!

Activity Location* Time Description
Game Day Shafer Courtyard 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Participate in games around campus, giant Jenga, giant Connect 4, yard bowling, ladder ball, cornhole and more, while you enjoy snacks and refreshments.
Wiffle Ball Game Sideyard 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Come compete in a Wiffle ball game in the sideyard
Movie ticket registration Shafer Courtyard 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (or until all tickets are claimed)

Register for a free movie ticket to enjoy Halloween Ends during our OHIO Southern group movie outing event on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cinemark Movies 10 in Ashland, KY. Register early to get your choice of FREE popcorn or hot dog and a drink combo!

Super Smash Bros Tournament Library 1 - 4 p.m.

Compete in a tournament sponsored by the Gaming Club

Pre-registration required

Uno Tournament Riffe Rotunda 1 - 4 p.m.

Uno! See who is the last person standing in a tournament with this classic game.

Pre-registration required

Lucky Duck Riffe Rotunda 1 - 4 p.m. Who's the lucky duck, now?
Punch & Paint Dingus 120 Art Lab 2 - 4 p.m.

Local artist Charlie Haskins will instruct 15 students through a painting lesson.

Pre-registration required.

Welcome Week Day 4: Thursday, August 25


Student Organization & Community Involvement Fair

Shafer Courtyard* from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Join us for the Student Organization & Community Involvement Fair, where organizations will be recruiting and sharing info about their plans for the academic year.  Plus - Shake Shoppe will provide their famous cheeseburgers and hot dogs - for free to students!

 


*For inclement weather, events will be moved into the Riffe Rotunda.