Welcome Onondaga Schedule of Events

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

Residence Life Move-in

Thursday, August 23, 2018

  • 8AM – 2PM New Student Move-In - Residence Halls 
  • 9AM – 2:30PM Taking Care of Business (Lazer Card, Financial Aid, etc)-  Student Central 
  • 2:30PM – 3PM Family Reception and Student Letters - Residence Hall Lounges 
  • 3:00PM – 4:45PM Residence Life Orientation - SRC Arena Bleachers 
  • 4:45PM – 5PM Family Farewells - SRC Arena Entrance
  • 5PM – 6PM Dinner and Building Meetings - SRC Arena 
  • 6PM – 7:30PM Grocery BINGO - SRC Arena 
  • 7:30PM – 9PM Playfair - SRC Arena 

Friday, August 24, 2018

  • 9AM – 11AM Student Central Push - Gordon 
  • 11AM – 2PM Returning Student Move-In - Residence Halls
  • 12PM – 1PM Floating Lunch with RAs for New Students - Cafeteria 
  • 2:30PM – 4PM Hypnotist - TBD
  • 4PM – 5:30PM Dinner and Bystander Intervention/AOD Training - SRC Arena 
  • 5:30PM – 6PM Break - SRC Arena
  • 6PM – 7PM Title IX Speaker - SRC Arena
  • 7PM – 11PM Condom Casino - Allyn Hall Gym

Saturday, August 25, 2018

  • 11AM – 3:00PM Shuttle Service to Local Stores - Various Locations 
  • 11AM – 2PM Lawn Games - Residence Halls
  • 12PM – 4PM Cafeteria Open - Cafeteria
  • 12PM – 1PM Residence Hall Association (RHA) Info Session - Whitney Commons 
  • 1PM – 1:45PM ALPS Cohort Meeting - Building C Lounge
  • 2PM – 4PM Community Service Project and Therapy Dogs - Residence Halls 
  • 4PM – 6:30PM Living Learning Community Dinner - Cafeteria
  • 6PM – 10PM Silent Disco - Allyn Hall Gym
  • 7pm – 9pm Men’s Soccer Game - Lazer Stadium

All Student Events

Monday, August 27, 2018

Party on the Quad
Quad (rain location: SRC Arena)
10AM – 2PM

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Welcome Back Breakfast
Quad
7:30AM - 9:30AM
Free breakfast for students to start the semester right!

Lawn Games
Amphitheather (rain location:Lazer Lounge)
11:30AM – 2:30PM
Enjoy some lawn games, music and snow cones with friends!

Welcome Back Evening Students
Lobbies of Mawhinney & Whitney
5PM – 7PM
Curb your hunger with some yummy treats and find out about campus resources available for evening students.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Convocation
SRC Arena
11:15AM – 12PM

Lunch & Academic Showcase
SRC Arena
12PM – 2PM
Following Convocation, stay and enjoy lunch with the President of OCC Dr. Casey Crabill, staff and faculty.

Lazer Lounge Kick-Off
Lazer Lounge
3PM - 6PM
Come check out the Lazer Lounge, enjoy free food and enter to win some raffle prizes!

Thursday, August 30, 2018

OCC@Liverpool Welcome Back Breakfast
OCC@Liverpool
8:30AM – 10:30AM
Free breakfast for students to start the semester right!

Part-Time & Work-Study Job Fair
Gordon Great Room
11AM – 1PM
Need some extra cash? Join the Career Services team to learn about part-time work opportunities on and off campus, fill out applications and work on your resume.

Paint Night
Gordon Bistro
7PM – 9PM

Friday, August 31, 2018

Luau On The Quad & Food Trucks
Amphitheather
8PM – 12AM

Saturday, September 1, 2018

New York State Fair
SRC Arena
12PM – 5PM
Vans will be departing from the SRC Arena at 12pm/1pm/2pm (return shuttles at 3pm/4pm/5pm)

Men’s Soccer Game
Lazer Stadium
1pm – 3pm
Come out and watch the Lazers compete against Fulton-Montgomery Community College

Drive-In Movie
TBD
8PM
Enjoy a movie under the stars with your friends.

  • The first 100 students who come will receive a blanket to sit on during the movie
  • *Come early and enter a chance to win prime seats for the movie in a Mustang Convertible, with carside service!

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Shuttle Service to Target and Destiny USA
SRC Arena
12PM – 4PM
Vans will be departing from the SRC Arena at 12pm/1pm/2pm

New York State Fair
SRC Arena
4PM – 10PM
Free Concert: A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (8pm @ Chevy Court)
Vans will be departing from the SRC Arena at 4pm & 6pm (return shuttles at 8pm & 10pm)

Monday, September 3, 2018 (Labor Day)

Syracuse Chiefs Game
NBT Bank Stadium
12PM – 4PM
Come out and watch the Chiefs take on the Buffalo Bisons

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

A Taste of OCC
Mawhinney Lobby
11AM – 1PM
Enjoy free samples of the most popular menu items in the Gordon Cafeteria courtesy of American Dining Creations!

Lawn Games
Amphitheater
1PM – 4PM
Spend time in between classes playing some lawn games outside and enjoying the nice weather.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Eric Thomas, - Motivational Speaker, Author, Minister
SRC Arena
11:15AM – 12:30PM
Join your classmates and the rest of the OCC Community in listening to this popular YouTuber

Women’s Tennis Match
Santaro Park
4pm – 6pm
Come out and watch the Lazers compete against Broome Community College

Women’s Volleyball Game
Allyn Hall Gym
6pm – 7:30pm
Come out and watch the Lazers compete against Broome Community College

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Get Involved Fair
Gordon Hallway
11AM – 1PM
Find out how you can get involved on campus by talking with clubs, organizations and athletics! Complete the Bingo Board to enter for a chance to win an Amazon gift card!

Friday, September 7, 2018

Miniture Golf & Ice Cream
Fairmount Glen & Carol’s Polar Parlor
6PM – 10PM
Join your friends for a round of mini-golf and an ice cream!
Vans will be departing from the SRC Arena at 6pm/7pm/8pm and will drop off for miniture golf first and then for ice cream.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Trip to the Zoo
Rosamond Gifford Zoo
12PM – 4PM
Spend some time with the animals of Syracuse at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. Vans will be departing from the SRC Arena at 12pm/1pm/2pm

Women’s Tennis Match
Santaro Park
1PM – 3PM
Come out and watch the Lazers compete against Herkimer Community College