Tuesday, August 28
Walk with the Man, Not the Hand
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Piedmont/John Wesley Dobbs & Piedmont/Ellis
The University Police Department likes to say, “Walk with the man, not with the hand.” The Police Pedestrian Safety Team will be at various intersections around campus educating and rewarding students for safely crossing the busy campus streets. For more information, contact University Police.
Successful Navigation of Freshman Year
10 a.m. – Noon University Center 485
Ever wanted to feel like you were on a game show? Do you enjoy challenging multiple choice questions? Well come on down to Successful Navigation of Freshman Year. We are excited that you have chosen to be an elite Georgia State University Panther! We know this venture in your life can be a stressful transition, but rest assured, we are here to help you attain the scholastic goals you desire.
Whether you are nervous about starting college, not sure about what major you would like, or if you have general questions about the major you have chosen; the Student Advisement Center has 12 academic advisors that are here to help. This is your time to explore the answers to these questions while receiving great giveaways and meeting fellow peers and staff at Georgia State University. For more information, contact the Student Advisement Center.
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Hurt Park
Want to get involved in student life? Come to the Student Organization Street Fair and find out about the more than 300 chartered student organizations at Georgia State. You can even join a club. For more information, contact Student Activities.
Atlanta Vendor Fair
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Gilmer Street
Would you like information about helpful services or opportunities in the Atlanta area? Come find out about the many specials and incentives that Atlanta vendors offer to new and returning Georgia State students! It will be a fun and informative event with lots of giveaways! For more information, contact the Office of New Student Orientation & Parent Relations.
Vendors interested in participating in the Atlanta Vendor Fair should review and complete the application packet.
Campus Events at Unity Plaza
12:15 – 1 p.m. Unity Plaza
Kick off the year with DJ Nica and DJ Peter Parker performing in a two-DJ plaza! For more information, contact Campus Events.
4 – 6 p.m. Veterans Memorial Hall
A great way to meet student organizations and university offices that work with diversity programs and initiatives on campus. Come meet, greet, and eat! For more information, contact Intercultural Relations.
Panhellenic Sorority House Tours
6 – 8 p.m. Greek Housing
Sponsored by the Panhellenic Council for women interested in joining a Panhellenic sorority. For more information, contact Greek Life.
7 – 9 p.m. Rialto Center for the Arts
Phillip Phillips, a Georgia native, was this year’s American Idol. Could the next big winner be in our midst? To find out, Georgia State is hosting its own version of the mega TV hit, American Idol! Come and see our talented contestants (chosen at the August 23 auditions) as they sing for the coveted title of Georgia State Idol!