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. 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2019

New Student Move-In
Residence Halls
11 AM
Please contact the Office of Residence Life for more information.

Campus & Classroom Tours
Information Desk Gordon Great Room 
11 AM – 2 PM
Learn what building your classes are in before school starts! Tours will depart from the Information Desk in Gordon every ½ hour.

Returning Student Move-In
Residence Halls
3 PM
Please contact the Office of Residence Life for more information.

Time For Dinner!
Cafeteria
4 – 7 PM
Cafeteria opens for the first meal of the semester!

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2019

Welcome Back Lunch
Gordon Hallway & Mawhinney Lobby
11AM – 1PM
Free mac-n-cheese lunch bar for students to start the semester right! Get there early and receive a sovenir mug!

Bingo With Blaze
Cafeteria
6:30 – 8PM
Join OCC’s Mascot, Blaze, for an evening full of prizes! Be sure to stay until the end for the secret grand prize!

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2019

OCC@Liverpool Welcome Lunch
OCC@Liverpool
11AM – 1PM
Free lunch for students to start the semester right!Get there early and receive some OCC Swag!

Late Night In The Lounge
Lazer Lounge (Gordon 106)
5PM – 9PM
Come hang out in the lounge and have an Air Brush Trucker Hat made for you!

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019

Make-n-Take
Gordon Student Center (Outside of Cafeteria)
11AM – 1PM
Make a street sign or have a caricature done of yourself!

Winter Welcome Fest
Gordon Student Center (Outside of Cafeteria)
6:30 – 9:30PM
Enjoy indoor snowball fights, photo snow globes, photo-snow globes, aroma reed diffusers and slap shot hockey.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2019

Women’s Basketball Game
Allyn Hall Gym
1 – 3PM
Come out and watch the Lazers compete against Cayuga Community College. The first 20 students to attend will receive a prize to help cheer on the Lazers!

Men’s Basketball Game
Allyn Hall Gym
3 – 5PM
Come out and watch the Lazers compete against Cayuga Community College. The first 20 students to attend will receive a prize to help cheer on the Lazers!

MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2019

Part-Time 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 learn if you have financial aid.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2019

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!

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2019

Robert Channing: Mind Reader
Cafeteria
11AM – 12:30PM
Eat lunch and be dazzled by Robert Channing's mind reading abilities.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019

Big Chair Photos
Gordon Student Center (Outside of Cafeteria)
10:30AM – 2:30PM
Get your friends together for a group photo!

Latin Music at Lunch
Cafeteria
11AM – 1PM
Come learn about the Spanish Club during lunch and listen to a little Latin Music while you eat!

Syracuse Crunch Hockey Game (7pm Game)
Syracuse War Memorial
6 – 10PM
Come out and watch the Crunch take on the Utica Comets! Buses depart in front of the SRC Arena at 6pm, seats are limited!

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2019

Get Involved Fair
Gordon Student Center
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!

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2019

Transfer Fair
Gordon Great Room
10:30AM – 1PM
Getting ready to transfer? Already thinking of where you want to transfer? Come check out the 60+ colleges & universities!

Men’s Lacrosse Srimmage
Chuck Wilbur Field
4 – 6PM
Come out and watch the Lazers compete against SUNY Geneseo.

Women’s Basketball Game
Allyn Hall Gym
5 – 7PM
Come out and watch the Lazers compete against Broome Community College. The first 20 students to attend will receive a prize to help cheer on the Lazers!

Men’s Basketball Game
Allyn Hall Gym
7PM – 9PM
Come out and watch the Lazers compete against Broome Community College. The first 20 students to attend will receive a prize to help cheer on the Lazers!

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2019

Valentine Balloon Wrap
Mawhinney Lobby
10:30AM – 2:30PM
Create your own Balloon Wrap arrangement with a stuffed animals and candy.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2019

NYS Winter Fair
NYS Fair Expo Center
5 – 9PM 
Free admission to the 1st Winter Fair! Featuring food, music, amusements,
exhibits, kids’ zone and a sneak preview of the New York State Fair for 2019!
Shuttle departs in front of the SRC Arena at 5 & 6:30pm; return shuttles are 7 & 9pm.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2019

Men’s Lacrosse Srimmage
Chuck Wilbur Field
12PM – 2PM
Come out and watch the Lazers compete against St. John Fisher. The first 20 students to attend will receive a “warm” prize to help cheer on the Lazers!

Women’s Basketball Game
Allyn Hall Gym
1 – 3PM
Come out and watch the Lazers compete against Jefferson Community College. The first 20 students to attend will receive a prize to help cheer on the Lazers!

Men’s Basketball Game
Allyn Hall Gym
3 – 5PM
Come out and watch the Lazers compete against Jefferson Community College. The first 20 students to attend will receive a prize to help cheer on the Lazers!