GETTING READY: Sunday, August 21

Find Your Class tours relieve first-day-of-class panic.


SUNDAY AT A GLANCE

10:00 a.m.
• RHA Volleyball Tournament, Residential Hall Volleyball Courts
11:00 a.m.
• Otto Rec Center Opens, Get Rec'd!
• Group Exercise Class - Boot Camp, Pennington Hall 102
Noon
• Barnes & Noble Bookstore Opens, CSU Main Level
• CSU Maverick Bullpen Opens - FREE Bowling & Billiards! CSU Lower Level
• Memorial Library Cookies and Crafts, Library First Floor southwest corner
1:00 p.m.
• Find Your Class Tour (1 of 3), Leave from Residential Life lobbies
• Intramural Sports Bean Bag Toss & Spikeball, UDC volleyball courts
3:00 p.m.
• Find Your Class Tour (2 of 3), Leave from Residential Life lobbies
• Welcome BBQ & Carnival, St. Thomas More Catholic Newman Center
5:00 p.m.
• Find Your Class Tour (Last Tour), Leave from Residential Life lobbies
6:00 p.m.
• Hound Hugs & Kanine Kisses Prevue, certified therapy dogs from Mankato chapter of Alliance of Therapy Dogs 
7:00 p.m.
• F•R•I•E•N•D•S Photo Shoot, Campus Outdoor Fountain
• Indoor Climbing Wall, Myers Field House
7:30 p.m.
• Res Life Community Meetings
9:15 p.m.
Outdoor Movie, Stomper's Cinema
ALL DAY
• MavFLIX Free Streaming Movies (three titles)


SEE FULL LISTINGS BELOW

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 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 11:00 p.m.        
Open Rec in Otto Recreation Center  
Get Rec’d! 

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

Noon to 5:00 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 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Noon to 10:00 p.m.              
FREE!  Maverick Bullpen, Lower Level of the CSU 
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. 

Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Memorial Library Cookies and Crafts, First Floor Southwest Corner
Kick back and relax in the Library with refreshments and snacks! Complete a puzzle and crafts with other new students in a low-pressure, quiet environment. And of course, don’t be afraid to check out a book with your MavCARD and read instead. 

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.           
Find Your Class Tours, Residential Life Communities 
Come find your classroom locations and learn about important campus resources prior to classes starting on Monday! Tours will leave from each Residence Hall lobby (Stadium Heights residents, meet at the SH office). Plan to spend an hour getting to know the campus and meeting some new friends!  Be sure to bring a copy of your class schedule with room locations.  Brought to you by Residential Life and Learning Communities. 

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.            
Intramural Sports Bags & Spikeball next to RHA Volleyball Tourney by UDC 
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! 

1:00 p.m.  to 5:00 p.m.            
Gaming Tournament: Super SMASH Bros. & Rocket League, Wissink Hall 121
Go head-to-head with other campus gamers in Super SMASH Bros. and Rocket League competition at the Esports Training Facility. Meet other players and battle it out for a chance at prizes!

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.           
Find Your Class Tours, Residence Hall Lobbies 
Come find your classroom locations and learn about important campus resources prior to classes starting on Monday! Tours will leave from each Residence Hall lobby (Stadium Heights residents, meet at the SH office). Plan to spend an hour getting to know the campus and meeting some new friends!  Be sure to bring a copy of your class schedule with room locations.  Brought to you by Residential Life and Learning Communities.

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.                 
Welcome BBQ and Carnival, St. Thomas More Catholic Newman Center, 1502 Warren St. (across from the campus Bell Tower) 
Join the Catholic Mavs for a free cookout and games. All are welcome. A Catholic Mass will follow at 7:00 p.m. in the Newman Center Chapel.  

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.         
Find Your Class Tours, Residence Hall Lobbies 
Come find your classroom locations and learn about important campus resources prior to classes starting on Monday! Tours will leave from each Residence Hall lobby (Stadium Heights residents, meet at the SH office). Plan to spend an hour getting to know the campus and meeting some new friends!  Be sure to bring a copy of your class schedule with room locations.  Brought to you by Residential Life and Learning Communities. 

6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Therapy Dogs, Fountain Mall area
Meet some of the stars of the CSU’s popular monthly Hound Hugs & Kanine Kisses therapy dog sessions. Offered every third Thursday of the month while classes are in session the program features certified dogs owned by volunteers with the Mankato chapter of the Alliance of Therapy Dogs.


7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.             
Residential Life Community Meeting
Meeting times vary. Your CA will provide the time and location for your floor or building. 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.     


F•R•I•E•N•D•S Photo Shoot, Campus Fountain
Come for a F•R•I•E•N•D•S photo. Our campus fountain provides the perfect backdrop for recreating the iconic image from the popular sit-com. Bring your roommate or a new friend and capture a F•R•I•E•N•D•S memory from these unique times.  

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.    
Indoor Climbing Wall, in the 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 of the equipment for you to climb!  Staff will be there to provide instruction for climbers new to the sport. Please wear comfortable clothing.  

9:15 p.m.                             
Outdoor Movie: Everything Everywhere All at Once, CSU Ampitheater  
Stomper’s Cinema is presented by the Student Events Team and movies are FREE with MavCARD. Concession combos start at $1.00! More show times are available at www.mnsu.edu/studenteventsteam. 


ALL DAY
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