Wednesday, August 22
8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Student Center Ballroom
The Mega-One-Stop-Shop is a centralized enrollment services center where new students can receive assistance with all their enrollment needs, as well as additional support for getting off to a successful start at Georgia State. Services include: One Stop Shop (Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Registrar), Immunization, University Housing, Auxiliary and Support Services, Bookstore, and Information Systems & Technology.
Ask Me Booths*
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Around Campus
Trying to find your way around? Stop by one of the Ask Me Booths located around campus during the first week of classes. Faculty, staff and students will be on hand to guide you with directions and maps, plus you’ll get a Georgia State freebie! For more information, contact the Office of New Student Orientation & Parent Relations.
Current Georgia State student, faculty, and staff who wish to volunteer for an Ask Me Booth shift can sign up here. Please note: This is not an appropriate event for volunteer experience for new freshman or transfer students.
Try Me Week
Student Recreation Center
Not sure which clinic to take? Try one, two, or as many as you would like for FREE during TRY ME Week and you could win a free registration to a clinic of your choice! Each clinic will be offering a 30-minute demo of the regularly scheduled class. All instructional clinics will be available. Participants will be entered into a drawing for each demo they attend. Two students will be selected to receive a coupon for the Instructional Clinic of their choice. So try one (or four!) to find the clinic that is right for you. For more information, contact the Student Recreation Center.
Student Alumni Association Welcome Back Bash
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Unity Plaza
Bring the school year in right with SAA at our 2nd Annual Welcome Back BBQ. Open to all members of the Student Alumni Association and those who want to join, have fun getting to know other members as you compete in games for prizes, and enjoy free food! Be sure to wear your official SAA Shirt and receive a free gift for T-Shirt Day! New members also get a copy of the new Traditions Challenge. Not a member, join online at www.gsu.edu/alumni/saa or during the event to receive your SAA gear. Don’t forget, members of SAA receive a coupon for 10% off their textbooks at the GSU Bookstore!
Noon – 1 p.m. Rialto Center for the Arts
Join your Georgia State and downtown friends for the Lunchtime Learning Performing Arts Series held monthly at the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University. The program features a different artist or speaker each month providing a casual and fun insider's look at his or her craft. Free lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Intercultural Relations.
Courtyard Music Series featuring Briar Rabit: Acoustic Pop
Noon – 1 p.m. Courtyard Stage (Student Center - First Floor)For more information, contact Campus Events.
Noon – 4 p.m. Student Recreation Center Climbing Wall & Bouldering Cave
Come compete against other students to reach the top of the 35-foot Climbing Wall, or dangle from our new Bouldering Cave with 270-degrees of climbing surface! See what rock climbing entails, meet new people and the Climbing Club, talk with staff about rock climbing trips, and learn how get certified so you can use the wall independently as a way to get in shape. For more information, contact the Student Recreation Center.
5 – 6 p.m. University Center 480/85
For more information, contact the Honors College.
Meet the Greeks: Interfraternity & Panhellenic Council*
6-8 p.m. Speaker’s Auditorium
“Meet the Greeks” is an opportunity to learn more about fraternity and sorority life at Georgia State University. This program is designed to provide interested students information about Panhellenic Council sororities and Interfraternity Council fraternities including membership recruitment opportunities and overall purpose of Greek Life. For more information, contact Greek Life.