Welcome Onondaga Schedule of Events

Welcome Fall 2017 for Events

All events are for all OCC students, except Residence Hall move-in and Floor Meetings which are for resident students only. 

Where:

The campus of Onondaga Community College

When:

Campus opens for the Fall 2017 semester on Friday, August 18th

Attendance is expected for all first-time students

Why:

Make friends and explore campus

Get questions answered

Have fun! (Fall Welcome Fest featuring freebies & food, Welcome Info Fair, and more)


Full Schedule of Events


Friday August 18, 2017

Take part in our Snapchat contest all day. Prizes will be announced at 9 p.m. on Friday Night Fun!

8:00-3:00: Residence Life Move In

  • Additional Information Provided by Residence Life Office

9:00-3:00: First Day Festivities - Take care of your last minute business

Student Central - Gordon Great Room

  • Get your Lazercard and parking pass.
  • Print a copy of your schedule.
  • Follow up on financial aid.
  • Get help paying your bill. 
  • There will be givaways, snack & fun!

Barnes & Noble VIP Event - Whitney Atrium

  • Get your textbooks & free pizza!

12:00-3:00: AmeriCU Open House - Whitney

  • Come find out more about banking on campus. Get a free gift! 

1:00-2:30: Academic Program Welcome & Open House 

  • Visual and Performing Arts Curriculums - P100 (Academic II Building)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences - P112 (Academic II Building)
  • Health and Community Services 
    • Community Services - M280 (Mawhinney Hall)
      • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling
      • Early Childhood
      • Emergency Management
      • Fire Protection Technology
      • Law Enforcement
    • Health Professions - F107 (Ferrante Hall)
      • Nursing
      • Surgical Technology
      • Physical Therapist Assistant
      • Health Information Technology 
  • Natural and Applied Science - W101 (Whitney)

3:00-3:30: College Convocation - SRC Arena

  • Kick off your college career with a campus celebration!
  • (Check in begins at 2:30)
  • Families Welcome!
  • First 200 attendees will get a free t-shirt.

3:30-5:30: Lazer Launch Beach BBQ and Resource Fair  - SRC Arena 

  • Bubble Soccer, Can Jam, Corn Hole, Ladder Ball, Lawn Darts, Food and Freebies! Family welcome!

5:30: - Lazer Volleyball (Onondaga Lazers vs. SUNY Broome)  - Allyn Hall Gym, SRC Arena

  • Come support the Lazers! An Apple Watch and 55' TV will be given away!

7:00-11:00: Friday Night Fun - SRC Arena 


Saturday August 19, 2017

11:00-4:00: Welcome Fest  - Allyn Hall Gym, SRC Arena

  • Bubble Soccer, Giant Light Bright, Raffle Prizes

4:00-6:00: Grocery Bingo  -    SRC Arena

  • Over $500 groceries will be given away!

7:00-11:00: Condom Casino   -  SRC Arena 

  • Come plan casino games, win prizes, have fun!

Sunday August 20, 2017

11:00-4:00: Shopping Shuttle - Res Hall B & H3

  • LazerLine shuttle to Destiny (will run a continuous loop)

6:00pm: Residence Hall LLC Orientation  - ARENA 

  • Required for all residents. See your RA for specific location. Dinner Included. The Dining Center in Gordon will be closed during this time.

Week 1 Programming Fall 2017 Schedule (Week of Welcome)


Monday August 21, 2017

7:30-9:30: Welcome Back Breakfast - Mawhinney & Whitney Atriums

  • Free breakfast for students to start the semester right!
  • (Residence Hall Evening Program: Speed Friending)

Tuesday August 22, 2017

10:00-2:00: Spirituality Fair - Gordon Student Center

  • (Residence Hall Evening Program: Facts and Hacks)

3:00-6:00: Coulter Library Open House - Coulter Hall, 1st Floor Lobby 

  • Lite refreshments will be served!
  • Come experience this new space.

Wednesday August 23, 2017

11:15-12:30: Speaker: Bree Newsome  - SRC Arena

  • FREE to all students! Everyone is encouraged to attend.

Thursday August 24, 2017

11:00-2:00 Common Read Documentary - Various Locations

11:00-1:00 Clubs & Student Organizations Fair - Gordon Student Center

  • (Residence Hall Evening Program: Safe Sex)

Friday August 25, 2017

11:00-2:00 Community Care Fair - Gordon

9:00-1:00 Glow Jam - Allyn Hall Gym, SRC Arena


Saturday August 26, 2017

4:00 - Fire & Ice Program - Res Hall Lawn