Watterson and Linkins Dining Centers
Grab a quick breakfast and take a selfie with Reggie before you head off to your MANDATORY academic sessions.
Milner Library Plaza
Need help finding a campus building or resource? Need to know what's next in the Welcome Week schedule? Our Welcome Week interns will be available to answer any question you may have.
Your unique journey through the Honors Program as an undergraduate student begins today. Come meet Honors staff and student leaders during this interactive session.
This meeting is MANDATORY.
Materials for the first Honors Mindset Seminar class will be distributed. Please bring your Redbird ID.
Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center
Find out what it takes to make a successful transition to Illinois State and how University College can help. This meeting is MANDATORY.
Honors Students - Bone Student Center Brown Ballroom (1st floor) 9:30-10:30am
Success 101 Students - Bone Student Center Old Main Room (1st floor)
All other students - Bone Student Center Braden Auditorium
Participate in this formal welcome to campus from President Larry Dietz and learn about the University's culture, traditions, and civic and academic expectations.
This event is required for all students.
Bone Student Center Braden Auditorium
Bree Newsome is a community organizer, award-winning filmmaker, writer, composer and singer who made headlines when she scaled the 30 foot flagpole in front of the South Carolina statehouse and removed the Confederate flag. She will share her belief in the power of the individual to make a difference in combating hate, injustice and inequality.
Optional discussion groups following Bree's presentation will be held in Linkins and Watterson Dining Centers over lunch. If you are interested in participating, look for the marked tables. These discussions will be facilitated by an ISU staff member.
Braden Auditorium, Bone Student Center
Having computer connection problems, need help downloading a copy of Microsoft Office, or having other technology problems? Come to the help clinic in your area:
Learn about the academic expectations for and opportunities of your academic department/school by meeting with representatives from those areas. Students who are admitted to a major area are required to attend the undecided session. These meetings are MANDATORY.
Learn what the School of Communication has to offer at this open house style festival. Communication student organizations, majors, advising, study abroad, internships and more will be represented. This event is designed for declared Communication students to connect with current students and faculty and get involved on campus!
Fell Hall Lobby
Join your fellow students in completing a community service project on campus.
Quad (rain location Bowling & Billiards Center)
Learn fun ISU trivia and find locations of important departments related to student life through this team-oriented activity. Teams will be randomly selected from the participating students, allowing you to meet other students. Great prizes await the teams who complete the race. Rain location: Bone Student Center First Floor. Sponsored by Interfraternity Council.
Mix and mingle with other residents of your hall and then head off as a group to Reggie’s Backyard BBQ.
Meet your new classmates for some cool activities and free snacks before heading off as a group to Reggie's Backyard BBQ.
Bone Student Center Old Main Room
Showcase your vocal talents by performing your favorite song with a live band while enjoying hamburgers and hot dogs provided by Campus Dining Services. Activities include air-brushed phone covers, glitter tattoos, yard games, mini golf and more. Sponsored by Chick-Fil-A Normal.
Quad (rain location Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center)
Adelaide Street Soccer Field
Go to Bloomington-Normal's local Meijer Superstore for a fun-filled evening of prizes, free food, discounts and more. Buses will depart from Milner Plaza until 10:30 p.m. and return to the residence halls.