Panther Welcome

Tuesday, August 26

August 26
Instructional Clinics Try Me Week
6 a.m. – 9 p.m. | 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. Each clinic will be offering a 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 a free Instructional clinic of their choice. So try one (or four!) to find the clinic that is right for you.Classes offered daily. Visit the Student Recreation Center website for class schedules. Valid Panther ID required for entry.
Ask Me Booths
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Various Locations
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! Sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement.
Mega Enrollment Services Center
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: Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Registrar, Immunization, University Housing, Auxiliary and Support Services, Bookstore, and Information Systems & Technology. Sponsored by Enrollment Services.
Good Morning Commuters
9 – 11 a.m. | Unity Plaza
Good Morning Commuters is a series of promotional events in which we provide students with complimentary breakfast items, opportunities to win prizes, flyers, event information, and much more.  Sponsored by Spotlight Programs Board.
Back to School Job Fair
Noon – 3 p.m. | Dahlberg Hall
Sponsored by University Career Services.
SAA is Shutting Down Gilmer Street!
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Gilmer Street
Take a break from the long lines at the bookstore and Mega Enrollment Services Center! Stretch your body to the limits on ‘Debo’ the Mechanical Bull or shoot some hoops on our giant inflatable basketball game! Challenge your friends to carnival games and get the chance to win free giveaways!To thank our members for joining or renewing their SAA membership for the 2014-2015 school year, we will be hosting our ‘SAA Welcome Back BBQ’ which let’s you eat good food (catered by Skip’s Hot Dogs!) and get away from the stress of the first week of classes! You can even bring your friends to renew or become SAA members so they can share in your campus fun! So come out and kick off 2013-2014 school year the right way!Visit for more information!
Free Hugs Project
Noon – 1 p.m. | Library Plaza
Join the Free Hugs Team and spread some cheer on campus as we celebrate the start of a new academic year.  If you just want a hug, look for the team in Library Plaza! Sponsored by Leadership Development.
Pounce Down Piedmont
4 – 8 p.m. | Piedmont North
Sponsored by University Housing.
Intramural Sports Showcase & Dodgeball Tournament
7 – 10 p.m. | Student Recreation Center – Omni Gym
What are intramurals all about? How do I get on a team?  What if I’m not good enough?  We’ll answer those questions, and you’ll have a chance to dethrone the reigning dodge ball champions!  Sponsored by Recreational Services.