MOVING IN: Thursday, August 18

Settling into campus starts the first of four days of Welcome Week activities.


8:00 a.m.
• Barnes & Noble Bookstore Opens, CSU Main Level|
11:00 a.m. 
• Open Rec, Otto Recreation Center
Lap Swim, Highland Center Pool (in Otto Rec Center)
• CSU Maverick Bullpen Opens - FREE Bowling & Billiards! CSU Lower Level
4:00 p.m.
• Fraternity & Sorority Life Info Session, CSU 201
Disc Golf, Campus 9-Hole Course by northwest corner of Lot 1
New Student Dinner, University Dining Center (bring your MavCARD)
7:00 p.m.
• Indoor Climbing Wall, Myers Field House
• Kickball Under the Lights, Intramural Softball Fields
• Open Rec Soccer, Outdoor Track/Soccer Field
7:30 p.m.
• Open Res Life Community Meeting
8:00 p.m.
• Serendipity Starlight Karaoke, Outdoor Mall Amphitheater
9:00 p.m.
• Club Maverick, CSU Ballroom
• MavFLIX Free Streaming Movies (three titles)


8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Barnes & Noble 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: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.         
Open Rec in 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!  

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.        
Lap Swim at the Highland Center Pool (in Otto Rec Center)  
Grab your swimsuit and towel and have some fun cooling off in the pool. 

Noon to Midnight             
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.

4:00 pm
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 Minnesota State Mankato. 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. 

New Student Dinner - University Dining Center  (bring your MavCARD)
Enjoy great food as you begin your journey at Minnesota State Mankato! This is the first meal for residence hall students so all you need is your MavCARD. Meals can be purchased at the door for family members and guests who want to grab a bite to eat with their student before heading home after Move-In Day. The Dining  Center will be open 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. 

4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Disc Golf Event, Campus 9-Hole Course by northwest corner of Lot 1
Come play the campus 9-hole, Par 3 Maverick Disc Golf course! Meet the Campus Rec folks at the northwest corner of Lot 1 (right field fence of the Women's Softball diamond) to grab a scorecard, map and check out a disc to use. Feel free to bring your own disc golf discs, too. Sponsored by Campus Recreation. 

7:30 p.m to 9:00 p.m.           
Opening Residential Life Community Meeting 
Connect with your neighbors! Start times fluctuate based on community and floor. Your CA will provide the time and location for your floor or building.  

7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.     

Stomper's Cinema: Uncharted, CSU Ostrander Auditorium  
Experience Stomper's Cinema for the first time! ALWAYS FREE with your MavCARD, Stomper's Cinema is the second most popular reason students come to the CSU according to a recent CSU Student Survey. Hosted by the Student Events Team Stomper's Cinema continues throughout the year with a lineup of top movies. And concession combos start at just $1! 

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 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.  to 10:00 p.m.           
Kickball Under the Lights on Intramural softball fields 1-2  
The Campus Rec staff will make teams on site, so just show up. You’ll find the field lights on so head out to the south side of campus for a fun night of kickball. Sponsored by Campus Recreation. 

7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.         
Open Rec Soccer on the Outdoor Track Soccer Field 
Grab your friends for some outdoor soccer. The outdoor track field lights will be on so head out to the south side of campus for some fun. Sponsored by Campus Recreation. 

8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.        
Serendipity Karaoke Starlight Edition 
CSU Serendipity Karaoke Welcome Week Starlight Edition returns with singing under the stars! Look for us in the outdoor Mall Amphitheater (between the CSU and the Library).  Use our online songbook to request your song. More than 6,600 tunes in our songbook including the latest hits. Should weather foil our outdoor plans, we will gather in the CSU Flex Programming Space in the CSU Lower Level.

9:00 p.m. to Midnight

Club Maverick Clip.mp4
Club Maverick CSU Ballroom -  Presented by Student Events Team 
Club Maverick is the hippest club scene you have ever seen! DJ ONES will drop EDM and Pop hits all night long. A once-in-a-lifetime experience! Lights, mocktails and crazy dancing. Come meet someone new!

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