Thursday, August 30
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Unity Plaza
So, you think you can drive? We're not so sure! If you want to see if you "can really drive," come to this fun and interactive event on Unity Plaza. Bring a friend! For more information, contact University Police.
Student Veterans of America Mixer
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Veteran’s Memorial Hall
This event is designed to introduce student veterans to resources on campus that are available to them. Come meet your fellow student veterans, faculty and staff from around the campus community who are here to support you through your college experience. You'll be surprised at the number of student veterans attending Georgia State. All students are welcome! For more information, contact the Office of African American Student Services and Programs.
I’m a Sophomore, Now What?
2 – 4 p.m. University Center 460/65
Do you have questions about Georgia State University? Are you still trying to define what it means to be a GSU student?Well come on down to “I’m A Sophomore, Now What” town hall gathering. A representative from Financial Aid, the Scholarship Resource Center, Career Services, and the Student Advisement Center will be present to provide you an informal approach to helping you be successful at Georgia State University. Sophomore year is one of the most important periods of your undergraduate academic career. Are you questioning your next steps? Have you chosen the right major? Are you on the right track to graduation? Do you want to know the requirements for scholarships and financial aid? This is your time to explore the answers to these questions while meeting fellow peers and staff at Georgia State University! For more information, contact the Student Advisement Center.
Play SCVNGR all through Panther Welcome by checking in to events and locations to earn points and prizes. Download the SCVNGR app to your iPhone or Android, or play by SMS. When you score enough points (50+), you’ll unlock a special invitation to an exclusive event with free food, give-a-ways, and prizes just for players. Get a head start by finding out which Panther Welcome events include SCVNGR clues by looking for events with a * next to them throughout this website. For more information, contact the Office of New Student Orientation & Parent Relations.
5-7 p.m. Georgia Dome – Orange Lot
In conjunction with the first home game of the season, join Spotlight Programs Board for a tailgate featuring Project Dynamite, a comedic novelty act that juggles unusual objects.Spotlight will have the grill going so don't miss out on this exciting pre-game action! For more information please contact Spotlight Programs Board.
2012 Football Kick-Off vs. South Carolina State*
7:30 p.m. Georgia Dome
Bring all your Panther Pride to the 2012 football opener at the Georgia Dome! Tailgating festivities begin at 3:30 p.m. For more information, contact Athletics.