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Each year PSU has several fun (and FREE) events at the beginning of the Fall semester.  This is a great chance for new students to get to know each other and the Pitt State culture.  It's also a wonderful opportunity for returning students to reconnect to the University.  Below are the events for 2015.

Saturday, August 15

  • Welcome Back Late Night - 8:30 PM-12:30 AM at the new Plaster Center!  This will be a don't miss event with food, inflatables, games, music, and more!  This event is open to all PSU students and sponsored by the Fraternal Leadership Summit.  

Sunday, August 16

  • Pool Party - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Pittsburg Aquatic Center - Grab your suit and your friends for swimming and pizza.  A shuttle will be running from the Point at the Overman Student Center or there is parking available at the Aquatic Center - sponsored by Student Success Programs, Career Services, Admission, and the Campus Activities Center

Monday, August 17

  • Classes begin

  • Fall Performing Arts & Lecture Series tickets available to PSU students for The Fillharmonic (Pitch Perfect 2) and Todrick Hall (MTV).  Get your FREE student ticket before they sell out!  For more information visit www.pittstate.edu/pals/ 
  • Just Ask - 7:45 AM to 2:00 PM at the bronze gorilla near the Oval and Cleveland Plaza - Need to find a building?  Need to figure out what class you're supposed to be going to?  Have other questions?  Stop by the table to chat with some friendly PSU staff - sponsored by Student Success Programs
  • Opening Night - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Lindburg Plaza (Student Center UClub rain location) - Relax after your first day of classes with some great activities, snacks, and music by artist Bryce Vine - sponsored by Gorilla Activities Board

Tuesday, August 18

  • Just Ask - 7:45 AM to 2:00 PM at the bronze gorilla near the Oval and Cleveland Plaza - Need to find a building?  Need to figure out what class you're supposed to be going to?  Have other questions?  Stop by the table to chat with some friendly PSU staff - sponsored by Student Success Programs
  • Beat the Heat with a Frozen Treat - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Cleveland Plaza - Get to know some new people and pick up a frozen snack - sponsored by the Office of Student Diversity
  • Gorilla Ultimate Frisbee Club Kickoff - 4:00 PM at the PSU Band Field - Come play Ultimate Frisbee and make new friends!
  • Hispanics of Today Kickoff Meeting - 5:00 PM in the Meadowlark Room of the Student Center - Get to know these HOT students
  • Black Student Association Kickoff Meeting - 6:00 PM in the Meadowlark Room of the Student Center - Find out what BSA has going on this semester
  • Cross Quest Cookout - 6:30 PM in Gorilla Village.  Come meet the members of Cross Quest while enjoying great food!
  • Glow Stick Dance - 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM at Lindburg Plaza - There will be great music and lots of fun to keep you busy on your first official night in Pitt - sponsored by Residence Hall Assembly

Wednesday, August 19

  • Community Fair - 11:00 AM to 1 PM in the Oval - Meet lots of great businesses and organizations from the Pittsburg community.  This is a great way to find out what the town of Pittsburg has to offer, and there are usually some great freebies!
  • Student Center Rededication - 11:00 AM at the new south entrance of the Overman Student Center - There will be a short ceremony to celebrate the newly re-opened student center and live music to follow.
  • Grocery Carnival - 7 PM to 9:00 PM at Lindburg Plaza - Kick off the start of the year with some free groceries - sponsored by Residence Hall Assembly
  • Cross Quest Kickoff Meeting - 8:00 PM in Grubbs 107.  It's a great time to get to know more about Cross Quest and meet the group members.

Thursday, August 20

  • Native American Student Association Kickoff Meeting - 3:30 PM in the Prairie Room of the Student Center - Find out everything you need to know about NASA
  • Gorilla Ultimate Frisbee Club Kickoff - 4:00 PM at the PSU Band Field -  Didn't get a chance to stop by Tuesday? Don't worry! Come play Ultimate Frisbee and make new friends! The Gorilla Ultimate Frisbee Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday!
  • BSA, HOT & NASA Social - 6:00 PM in the Sunflower Room of the Student Center - It's a great time to get to know some more people on campus and everyone is welcome at this mixer so stop by to see who's around - sponsored by Black Student Association, Hispanics of Today, and Native American Student Association
  • Karaoke Night - 8:00 PM in the Dellinger Underground - A lively night of music and fun whether you are performing or watching friends - sponsored by Residence Hall Assembly  

Friday, August 21

Monday, August 24

  • Paint/Art War - 7:00 PM in Lindburg Plaza - It's your chance to be messy, creative, and free - sponsored by Residence Hall Assembly
  • Gorilla Activities Board Kickoff Meeting - 7:00 PM in the Meadowlark room of the Student Center - Get in the GAB and find out everything you need and want to know about GAB and planning fun events on campus 
  • Homecoming Planning Committee Kickoff Meeting - 8:00 PM in the Sunflower room of the Student Center - Find out everything you need to know about Homecoming and planning events for 2015 Homecoming

Tuesday, August 25

  • Residence Hall Assembly Kickoff Meeting - 8:00 PM in the Governors room of the Student Center - Find out everything you want to  know about Residence Hall Assembly 
  • Hypnotist - 9:00 PM in the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts (Linda & Lee Scott Performance Hall) - Don't miss the show everyone will be talking about in class - sponsored by Gorilla Activities Board

Wednesday, August 26

  • Activities Fair - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on the Oval - Come check out Pitt State student organizations to find out how to get involved and find your fit - Sponsored by the Campus Activities Center
  • Diversity BBQ - 11:00 to 1:00 PM on the Oval - Stop by the BBQ happening during the Activities Fair to find out more about Office of Diversity student organizations - sponsored by the Office of Student Diversity
  • Academic Success Workshop:  Build You Own Personal Strategy for Success - 3:00 PM in room 114 in the Axe Library - Make sure to take advantage of the academic workshops to optimize your success in college - sponsored by Student Success Programs 

Thursday, August 27

  • Luau on the Lanai: A Resource Fair - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in front of the Axe Library - Come eat free food, make new friends, and learn about academic resources available to you at PSU - sponsored by Library Services, The Writing Center, & Student Success Programs
  • Academic Success Workshop:  Build You Own Personal Strategy for Success - 3:00 PM in room 114 in the Axe Library - Make sure to take advantage of the academic workshops to optimize your success in college - sponsored by Student Success Programs 
  • Kickball - 7:00 PM outside of Tanner Complex: Get active, make friends, and take a study break participating in some kickball - sponsored by Residence Hall Assembly 

Friday, August 28 - Saturday, August 29

  • Cross Quest Overnight Retreat - 6:30 PM Friday, August 28 - 11:30 AM Saturday, August 29 - Check PSU Cross Quest Facebook Page for details

Monday, August 31

  • The Fillharmonic - 7:30 PM at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts (Linda & Lee Scott Performance Hall) - You saw them in the movie Pitch Perfect 2! Now see them live on stage at PSU.  Free tickets available to students.  Tickets are available beginning Monday, August 17.  Get them quick before they sell out! For more information visit www.pittstate.edu/pals/ - sponsored by the Performing Arts & Lecture Series

Tuesday, September 1

  • Jungletron Movie Showing: Pitch Perfect 2 7:00 PM - After seeing The Filharmonic perform on Monday come continue to have an Aca-awesome time by enjoying Pitch Perfect 2 before it comes out on DVD!  The rain location for this event is Grubbs 109 - sponsored by Gorilla Activities Board

    For more information about the organizations involved with OFF2PSU, check out the following links:

    Black Student Association Facebook

    Career Services website & Facebook

    Greek Life website

    Hispanics of Today Facebook

    Office of Student Diversity website & Facebook

    Native American Student Association Facebook

    Residence Hall Assembly website & Facebook

    Gorilla Activities Board website & Facebook

    Student Success Programs website & Facebook

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