Fresh Start


Friday, August 24 (Required for ALL new students)

  • 12:30pm Check-in at Ryder Center
  • 1:30 - 4:00pm University Convocation, College and Department Meetings
  • 4:00pm Prizes and Cardinal Forever scholarship winners announced! (Campus Courtyard)

Friday Evening…Fresh Start Continues!

  • 5 – 6:30pm Commuter Dinner (by invitation) (Marketplace at Doan)
  • 6:30 – 9:00pm “Step Up, Get Involved!” (Student Life Center) Get connected and have FUN while enjoying food, prizes and free stuff!
  • CARDINAL CAGE grand re-opening!!! 
  • 10:00pm VALLEY NIGHTS, SVSU’s weekend entertainment, presents the first FREE feature film for the 2012-13 academic year. Showing: Five Year Engagement (Thompson Student Activities Room)

Saturday, August 25 (Welcome Weekend)

  • 9am - 1pm CARDINALS IN THE COMMUNITY Service Project sponsored by Student Life. Volunteers will be helping at Jerome Elementary in Saginaw. Pick-up location will be at Student Life/Rotunda Area
  • 11:00am Military Student University Intergration Orientation (Lunch Included) Meet current military students (veteran,active, reserve) and key campus and local representatives to learn more about how to navigate SVSU successfully.
  • 1pm - 4:00pm SVSU is Open for Business! Stop into Student Service offices across campus to take care of any last minute business and get answers to questions.
  • 2pm- 6:00pm Campus Rec sponsors casual fun events (Campus Courtyard):
  • 2-3:00pm Outdoor Zumba 
  • 3-5:00pm Slack Lining 
  • 3-6:00pm Open Rec Volleyball/Flag Football 
  • 4pm - 8:00pm Campus Recreation Center Orientation (Campus Recreation Center Lounge)

Saturday Evening - Cardinal Comedy Night
Three awesome acts plus an Afterglow Party with food and refreshments!

  • 7:00 pm Mission IMPROVable (Malcolm Field Theatre)
  • 8:30 pm Baby Wants Candy (Malcolm Field Theatre)
  • 10:00 pm The Norman Magic Experience (Thompson Student Activities Room)
  • 11:00 pm Afterglow Party in the SLC with Music, Munchies, Games and Prizes! (Student Life Center)
    (Sponsored by Program Board, Residence Housing Association, Student Association, Valley Nights and Student Life) 


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