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    Wolfpack Welcome Week2015 Full Schedule of Events

    Available on the NCState Guides App

    Residence Hall Move-In | 10 A.M.-3 P.M. All Residence HallsWhy not get started? Take advantage of this earliest move-in opportunity so you can be a part of all Wolfpack Welcome Week events. Check-in at your residence hall or apartment.

    Poster Sale | 9 A.M.-5 P.M. Stafford Commons (Talley Student Union Lawn)

    NC State Womens Soccer vs. South Carolina Gamecocks 7 P.M.-9 P.M. Dail Soccer Stadium The NC State womens soccer team starts off the 2015 season by hosting an exhibition match against South Carolina. The Gamecocks finished 14-6-5 last year and were eliminated in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament by eventual national champion Florida State.

    UAB Beach BINGO | 9-10 P.M. Stafford Commons (Talley Student Union Lawn)Join the Union Activities Board and play Beach BINGO to win some great prizes. Sponsored by the UAB Leisure and Recreation committee

    Free Movie: Ferris Buellers Day Off | 7pm and 12pm. Witherspoon Student Center, Campus CinemaJoin the Union Activities Board at their first films of the year. Sponsored by the UAB Films committee.

    Residence Hall Move-In | 9 A.M.-4 P.M. All Residence Halls

    Poster Sale | 9 A.M.-5 P.M. Stafford Commons (Talley Student Union Lawn)

    NC State online textbook order pickup | 11 A.M.-5 P.M. Talley Student Union, Wolfpack Outfitters

    First in Family Welcome Lunch 12-2 P.M. Talley Student Union, State BallroomParents and families of students who are first generation, or First in Family to attend college, are invited to join us as we celebrate the achievement of your student and your family. Take a break from move-in and let us welcome you, your student and your family, on this new adventure. Note: Preregistration for this event is required to participate. Please call the Parents & Families HelpLine at 919.515.2441 for more information about this event.

    GLBT Symposium | 12-7 P.M. Talley Student Union, GLBT Center (room 5230) The GLBT Symposium is a half-day welcome and community-building experience designed to provide incoming students with information about the GLBT Center, annual events, and ways to get involved. Students will learn about GLBT student organizations, opportunities to volunteer through the GLBT Center, and GLBT resources in the local community.

    UAB Screen on the Green | 9-11 P.M. Stafford Commons (Talley Student Union Lawn)Wind down after all that stressful moving in, and bring your blanket and friends to enjoy Big Hero 6, the first outdoor movie of the season! Rain Location: Campus Cinema, Witherspoon Student Center. Sponsored by the Union Activities Board Films Committee.

    Residence Hall Move-In | 11 A.M.-3 P.M. All Residence Halls

    Poster Sale | 9 A.M.-5 P.M. Stafford Commons (Talley Student Union Lawn)

    NC State online textbook order pickup | 11 A.M.-5 P.M. Talley Student Union, Wolfpack Outfitters

    Orientation Small Group Reunion | 12-1 P.M.; Stafford Commons (Talley Student Union Lawn)Which orientation small group is the best? Reunite with your OL to compete for the title, get some cool treats, and find out more about becoming an OL!

    Brickyard Hockey with the Pack | 1-3 P.M. University Plaza (the Brickyard)Come out and play some Brickyard Hockey with the Ice Hockey team! No hockey experience required, everyone is welcome. Stop by to get free tickets to the 2015-2016 Ice Hockey Home Opener & other freebies!

    Wolfpack Wandering: Find Your Classes | 1-3 P.M. Stafford Commons (Talley Student Union Lawn)Give your fall schedule a test run before Wednesday by exploring campus to find where your classes are located. Orientation Leaders will be in the Stafford Commons to hand out maps and help you plan your daily routes!




  • Wolfpack Sports Television Open House | 1-3 P.M. West Dunn BuildingFind out about WolfBytes and Wolfpack Sports Television, NC States sports station. Bringing you into the Pack!

    Panhellenic Association Ice Cream Social | 3-5 P.M.Harris FieldJoin the Panhellenic Association for free ice cream at Harris Field (in front of Witherspoon Student Center) to learn more about Panhellenic sororities on campus, our exceptional academics, our representation in other student organizations, how we give back to the community, and becoming part of our sisterhood.

    Out-of-State Student Welcome | 4:30-5:30 P.M.Talley Student Union, Coastal BallroomJoin other out-of-state students, in getting to know the best of what North Carolina has to offer. Enjoy NC States own Howling Cow ice cream while you continue to learn all about the states culture and traditions. You will also have the opportunity to connect with other students from your home state or region!

    RecFest | 6-9:00 P.M. | Miller FieldsEnjoy an evening of fun as University Recreation helps you kick off the year with RecFest, an interactive event offering free food, giveaways and entertainment. Bring your friends and be a part of one of the largest events on campus.

    UAB Late Night Target Run | 10 P.M.-1 A.M. Pickup bus on Morrill Dr. near Carmichael GymCatch a free ride to Target to pick up all those last minute essentials and score some special discounts. Be sure to bring your NC State ID.

    Poster Sale | 9 A.M.-5 P.M. Talley Student Union, Stafford Commons (Talley Lawn)

    Caldwell Fellows Scholarships | 10 A.M.-12 P.M. Witherspoon Student Center, Room 201Current Caldwell Fellows explain selection criteria, benefits and application. Investing in students selected who share passion to learn, grow and serve, encouraging scholars to THINK BIG, maximizing the NCSU experience with intensive programming and leadership training, & facilitating interaction with alumni, faculty and community partners.

    OIED Campus Community Centers Open House | 10 A.M.-12 P.M.Talley Student Union, Suites 4261, 5210, and 5230Please come visit the offices of Multicultural Student Affairs, the Womens Center and the GLBT Center to learn about our wonderful opportunities to get involved on campus. Light refreshments will be served in each location.

    NC State online textbook order pickup | 11 A.M.-5 P.M.Talley Student Union, Wolfpack Outfitters

    NC State Libraries Welcome Back Info Booth | 11 A.M.-2 P.M. D.H. Hill LibraryLibrarians will be on hand to introduce students to essential services and spaces provided by the library. We will also be debuting D.H. Hills new Makerspace and printing student schedules for free!

    4 The World Hunger Banquet | 11:30 A.M.-1 P.M.Caldwell Hall, Caldwell LoungeGet the chance to learn how unequally food is distributed around the world. For $6 admission, get placed into a high middle or low-income class and receive a corresponding meal accompanied by stimulating discussion. You will think twice about the food on your plates. Hosted by 4 the World-NC State Chapter.

    New Photographer Convocation Coverage | 12:30-5 P.M. Witherspoon Student Center, Room 323New photographers for Agromeck and Technician will get to go out as a group with more seasoned students to shoot their first assignment: Convocation.

    Convocation | 1:30-4:30 P.M. PNC Arena 1:30-2:40 PM: Buses load at Bragaw hall. Go to newstudents.ncsu.edu/welcomeweek for details. 2-2.30 PM: Pre-convocation Student Group Performances 2:30-3:00 PM: Pep Rally with the NC State Marching Band 3-4:30 PM: Convocation. Get a Class of 2019 t-shirt for participating in traditional 2019 on-the-floor souvenir photo, and bring your book to be signed by the author. Dont forget your student ID.

    Lifes Little Drama: Puppets, Proxies, and Spirits | 4-6 P.M. D.H. Hill LibraryTour this exhibition on a drop in basis with Gregg Museum Curator of Education, Zoe Starling. Puppets displayed include an entire cast of the 19th century English Punch and Judy figures, Indonesian shadow puppets, a Chinese Opera Troupe, and a large Yayaroba figure from the Bamana tribe of Mali.

    WKNC Concert on the Lawn | 5-7 P.M. Harris FieldNC States student radio station, WKNC 88.1 FM, hosts a concert featuring live music from bands based in North Carolina. Learn about student radio and the music made right here in our state.

    BODYPUMP Launch | 5:30-6:30 P.M. Carmichael Rec Center, Studio BExperience the first launch of our newest Group Fitness class: Les Mills BODYPUMP. This lifting class is a full body workout designed to build strength and stamina. Be sure to reserve your spot 24 hours in advance. No experience necessary.

    UAB Diversity Breakfast After Dark | 10 P.M.-12 A.M.Fountain Dining HallThe UAB Diversity Activities Board invite you to join us for an unforgettable late night breakfast where you will meet new people and celebrate diversity!


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  • Moonlight Howl and Run | 11:59 P.M.-1 A.M. The BelltowerMake a move at this non-competitive road race as you navigate through landmarks around campus. Race ends with a healthy late night snack on the Brickyard. Receive a t-shirt upon completing this walk/run. For more information, visit recreation.ncsu.edu/funrun/

    Poster Sale | 9 A.M.-5 P.M. Stafford Commons (Talley Student Union Lawn)

    NC State online textbook order pickup | 11 A.M.-5 P.M.Talley Student Union, Wolfpack Outfitters

    Psychology Graduate Student Orientation | 9 A.M.-5 P.M. Poe Hall, Room 218 A welcoming event for first year psychology graduate students to get them familiar with everything they need to know to be successful in gradu