MAKING FRIENDS: Saturday, August 20

Galactic Bingo, which traditionally draws more than 1200 students and is considered Minnesota's largest participation bingo game.


10:00 a.m. 
• RHA Volleyball Tournament, Res Life Volleyball Courts
11:00 a.m.
• Group Exercise Class - Boot Camp, Pennington Hall 1021
• Barnes & Noble Bookstore Opens, CSU Main Level
• Otto Rec Center Opens: Get rec'd!
• CSU Maverick Bullpen Opens - FREE Bowling & Billiards! CSU Lower Level
1:00 p.m.
• Maverick Esports and Open Gaming Play, 121 Wissink Hall
• Intramural Sports Bean Bag Toss, Outside Otto Rec Center
3:00 p.m.
• Fraternity and Sorority Life Info Session, CSU 201
6:00 p.m.
• Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers Exhibit Game,  viewing in Maverick Bullpen 
7:00 p.m.
• Stomper's Cinema: Uncharted, CSU Ostrander Auditorium
• Student Events Team Social, Johnson Alumni Room (Bresnan Arena)
• Indoor Climbing Wall, Myers Field House
8:00 p.m.
• Hypnotist Eric Mina, Bresnan Arena in the Taylor Center
9:30 p.m.

• Galactic Bingo, Myers Field House
• MavFLIX Free Streaming Movies (three titles)


10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
RHA Volleyball Tournament, Residential Life Volleyball Courts 
Gather members of your residence community to cheer on your team at the annual Resident Hall Association (RHA) Volleyball Tournament!  There are three brackets—coed, women, and men. Each community (apartment or floor) may enter one team to compete for coveted t-shirts, and yearlong bragging rights.  The team with the most spirit wins t-shirts as well! Health Education will provide sunscreen. 

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.          
Barnes & Noble Campus Bookstore, CSU Main Level
Buy New, Used, Rent, or Digital Textbooks. One Stop Shop. Textbook pickup site is the Maverick Bullpen TV Lounge in the CSU Lower Level. Bullpen Hours for order pick-up, Noon – 3 p.m. 

11:00 a.m.
Group Exercise Class - Bootcamp,
Pennington Hall 102
Join us for a 45-minute bodyweight boot camp class. Meet your instructor, KP, at Pennington Hall (PH) 102. Class may be inside or venture outside. Bring water and your MavCARD. 

11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.        
Open Rec, Otto Recreation Center
Enjoy working out in your rec center where you can shoot baskets, play volleyball, swim, lift weights, walk, jog, use the fitness machines and lots more! 

Noon to Midnight   
FREE!  Maverick Bullpen, CSU Lower Level
Enjoy bowling, billiards, video games and much more in the Maverick Bullpen! Bowling lanes and billiards tables will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. 

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Maverick Esports & Gaming Open Play, Wissink Hall 121
Interested in gaming? Play League of Legends, Call of Duty, Rocket League, SMASH, and more! Join Maverick Esports varsity players and other campus gamers for an open play event and meet 'n greet at the Esports Training Facility in Wissink Hall 121.

Intramural Sports Bags & Spikeball adjacent to RHA Volleyball Tournament 
Stop by the Intramural Sports Bag Toss & Spikeball area to play against other students at America’s favorite backyard games!  Our staff will also be there to answer your questions on how to sign-up teams & what sports are offered for the upcoming Intramural Sports season! 

3:00 p.m.
Fraternity & Sorority Life Info Session, CSU 201 
Have you wondered what fraternities and sororities are really like?  They are a lot different from what you see in movies and on tv.  Join us for a student-led session that will fill you in on the basics of Fraternity & Sorority Life at MSU.  These organizations have been a vibrant part of campus life for more than 60 years. This is a no-pressure, no-obligation opportunity to learn more and possibly decide if joining one of our fraternities or sororities may be for you. 

6:00 p.m.                            
Vikings vs. the San Francisco 49ers, Maverick Bullpen, CSU Lower Level 
Catch this preseason game on one of the many TV’s in the Maverick Bullpen.

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Indoor Climbing Wall, SE corner of Myers Field House
Join us at our indoor climbing facility and spend the evening reaching new heights! All you need is your MavCARD and we will provide all the equipment for you to climb! Staff will be there to provide instruction for climbers new to the sport. Please wear comfortable clothing.  

7:00 p.m.
Student Events Team Social, Johnson Alumni Room in the Taylor Center
Concerts! Hypnotists! Homecoming! And MORE! Get to know the students behind it all! The Student Events Team runs and plans major events on campus, and we want to get to know YOU! Come by to meet the team, get some free snacks and get front-row seats to the Hypnotist! 

8:00 p.m.
Hypnotist – Eric Mina, Bresnan Arena, Taylor Center 
See your friends and maybe even your roommate on stage during the funniest night of Welcome Week. Eric’s Comedy Hypnosis Show will have you roaring with laughter as you witness the amazing power of the subconscious mind, featuring mesmerized audience members as the stars of the show!  

9:30 p.m.                     
Galactic Bingo, Myers Field House
AMAZING prizes and great fun! Over $1500 in prizes for EACH game. A $500 grand prize! Free food, awesome DJ, blacklight party, and play BINGO with your friends. will provide giveaways to attendees with prizes throughout the night. Free pizza, pop, and dessert to everyone who attends. Presented by the Student Events Team and Fraternity & Sorority Life.

MavFLIX 24/7 Free Streaming Movies
MavFLIX brings exclusive content to students, faculty and staff. Watch movies that you cannot stream anywhere else. Organize a watch party with new friends or enjoy some movie "me time."  Welcome Week MavFLIX lineup:
• Everything Everywhere All at Once
• Legally Blonde
• The Lost City