Grab a bite to eat in the Watterson Tower dining center. No meal plan required, however costs apply. Students who bought a meal plan can use their Redbird ID. Visit dining.illinoisstate.edu/ for more information.
Veterans, active military, and members of the National Guard or Reserves and their families are invited to connect, to learn about important campus and community resources, and to have fun. Members of Veterans at Illinois State and Omega Delta Sigma (National Veterans Fraternity), and select guests will be available to answer questions you may have about academics, campus life, and the local community.
1st Floor Moulton Hall
Free admission for students with Illinois State University student ID.
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. Bring your class schedule for a guided tour of classroom locations.
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:
Meet the members of ISU’s LGBT student organization, learn about upcoming events, and test your wit on a variety of topics.
Circus Room, Bone Student Center
Wear red to show your Redbird spirit and join in the largest group photo taken at ISU. A limited number of free t-shirts will be available.
Get ready for class and to showcase your Illinois State University pride at this fun interactive event. In addition to games and snacks, our experienced staff will be here to assist you with purchasing spirit wear, textbooks, and other needed items.
Barnes & Noble - Illinois State University Bookstore, Bone Student Center
Rep your identity with PRIDE! Be affirmed in your identity with PASSION! Connect your identity with PURPOSE! This event will empower you to be confident, bold and authentically you at ISU. Expect to make critical connections with students, faculty and cultural organizations to enrich your journey at ISU. Bring your smart phone and wear a combination of red, black and/or white. Sponsored by Diversity Advocacy and University College.
Capen Auditorium, Edwards Hall
Meet your new classmates for some cool activities and free snacks before heading off as a group to The Second City Improv Show.
Bone Student Center, Old Main Room
Enjoy an evening of nonstop laughter with the improv troupe from Chicago that launched the careers of Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jane Lynch, and more!
Note: The Saturday evening event was previously scheduled as "Todrick Hall: Behind the Curtain". Unfortunately due to scheduling issues Todrick can no longer make it to ISU. We hope you enjoy The Second City Improv Show! Sponsored by the University Program Board
Bone Student Center, Braden Auditorium
Finish your Saturday with some glow in the dark, late-night fun with food, dancing, and much more. Sponsored by the University Program Board
Quad and Schroeder Plaza (rain location Horton Field House)