2024 Welcome Weekend Schedule

Friday, August 30th

Residential Check-In and Move-In | 8:00am-1:00pm Fowler Events Center

Simmons + Village + TRANSFERS Shift 1

   Village 100 & 300 Buildings 8:00am-9:30am
   Simmons Wings A & B
   Village 200 & 500 Buildings 9:30am-11:00am

   Simmons Wings C & D

Smith + Tower + Cottages Shift 2

   Tower Odd Number Rooms 9:30am-11:00am
   Tower Even Number Rooms 11:00am-1:00pm

Commuter Check In | 12:00pm-1:30pm
Fowler Events Center

 Upon check-in your free meal plan will activate for the duration of Welcome Weekend.

Optional Programming

Parent Lounge
8:00am-2:00pm
Fowler Events Center
The Parent Lounge is a place to refresh, meet other parents, and learn how you can be involved at CBU.
Commuter Lounge Open House
1:00pm-2:00pm
Cottage #1
 Welcome New Commuter Students to your homebase on campus! Come learn about Commuter specific events, resources. and grab a refreshment!
1st Generation Student:
2:00pm-2:45pm
Rec Center / Cheer
Parent Panel (English)
 Over 40% of CBU students have indicated that they are first-generation college students. If you are a first gen, you are not alone. Come to this program to hear about stories and resources from the Office of Student Success, Office of Academic Advising, and Financial Aid Office.
1st Generation Student:
3:00pm-3:45pm
Rec Center / Cheer
Parent Panel (Spanish)
Más del 40% de los estudiantes de CBU han indicado que son estudiantes universitarios de primera generación. Si usted o su estudiante es de primera generación, no están solos. Los invitamos a asistir a este programa para escuchar y conocer historias y recursos que toman parte en la Oficina de Éxito Estudiantil, Oficina de Asesoramiento Académico, Centro de Carreras, y Ayuda Financiera.
Veterans Meeting
2:00pm-2:45pm
BUSB124
 Meet the staff of the Veterans Resource Center and the certifying officials from Financial Aid. You will also learn what you can expect while using your VA educational benefits here at CBU.
Academic Open House & Involvement Fair
2:00pm-3:45pm
Rec Center
 This is an opportunity for you and your guests to connect with CBU’s many academic schools and colleges, as well as Student Services offices and on-campus resources.

Welcome Session | 4:00pm-5:00pm
Fowler Events Center

Hear from CBU’s President Dr. Ellis and learn about all the amazing traditions that make the Lancer experience one of a kind.

Goodbye and Break | 5:00pm-5:30pm
Varies

At this time, we ask all parents and guests to say their goodbyes while students remain on campus for an evening of programmed events.

FYE / Transfer Time | 5:30pm-6:00pm
Front Lawn

Meet your FYE Group on the Front Lawn and start Building relationships, then get dinner together!

Dinner with FYE / Transfer Group | 6:00pm-7:00pm
Varies

Enjoy a meal with your FYE/Transfer Group and keep making connections.

Movie Night | 7:00pm-9:30pm
Fowler Events Center

Come meet your FYE/Transfer Leaders on the Events Center Patio for food trucks, games, and watch a surprise movie!

Commuter Late Night | 9:30pm-10:30pm
Brisco's/Wanda's

Hangout with your FYE/Transfer group and grab a late-night snack! Resident Students welcome after Living Area Meeting.

Residential Students | 9:30pm-10:30pm
Mandatory Living Area Meetings

Tower Hall – Wallace Theater
Smith Hall – Business 125
Simmons Hall – Van Dyne Gym
The Village @ CBU – Fowler Events Center
The Cottages – Yeager A112

Options throughout the day:

Offices Open (8:00am – 6:00pm)
Campus Store Open (8:00am – 6:30pm)
Late Check-In @ Community Life Lounge (1:30pm – 6:00pm)

Saturday, August 31st

Breakfast (Residential Students) | 8:30am-10:30am
A.D.C

Commuter Welcome Brunch | 9:30am-10:30am
Van Dyne Gym

Come grab breakfast and connect with other Commuter Students and learn about Commuter Resources!

FYE (Freshman) Time | 10:30am-12:30pm
Front Lawn

Freshman students come meet your FYE Group on the Front Lawn and get to know each other and CBU a bit more, then get lunch together!

Transfer Student Mixer | 10:30am-12:30pm
Community Life Lounge

Meet other Transfer students in the Community Life Lounge and get to know each other and CBU a bit more, then get lunch together!

Lunch with FYE/Transfer Group | 11:30-1:00pm
Varies

Enjoy a meal with your FYE/Transfer Group and keep making connections!

Afternoon Activities | 1:00pm-5:00pm
Varies

Choose your own adventure or hit up all 4! We’ve got something for everyone:
Pool Party – Aquatics Center
Open Swim / Water Basketball & Spikeball / Inflatables
A/C Lounge – Van Dyne Gym
Live Music / Painting / Games / Condron Coffee
E-Sports & Intramurals – Rec Center
Volleyball / Basketball / Smash Bros / Mario Kart
Fitness Classes – Rec Center
Rhythmic Cycle / Cardio Dance / Total Body Strength

Dinner with FYE/Transfer Group | 5:00-6:15pm
Varies

Enjoy a meal with your FYE/Transfer Group and keep making connections!

Spiritual Life Night | 6:15pm-7:30pm
Fowler Events Center

Come to SL night to experience a glimpse of CBU communtity, get to know our SL staff, and hear a vision for how we will look forward and discover the next steps to take in our Spiritual Life.

Men's Soccer Game | 7:30pm-10:00pm
Soccer Stadium

Come cheer on our Men’s Soccer team for their home opener against CSU Bakersfield.

Options throughout the day:

Late Check-In @ Community Life Lounge (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Offices Open (12:00pm – 5:00pm) In order to better serve our students and families during Welcome Weekend, we have created a one-stop shop in the Student Accounts Office (Lancer Arms #42) which will have representatives from Student Accounts, Financial Aid, Academic Advising, and the Registrar’s Office.
Campus Store Open (10:00am – 5:00pm)
Rec Center Open (1:00pm – 6:00pm)

Sunday, September 1st

Attend a Local Church | 8:00am-11:30am
Varies

Find the CBU Church Directory on InsideCBU -> HERE

Group 1: FYE/Transfer Campus Tour | 11:30am-12:30pm
Stamps Courtyard

FYE Groups: A, B, C – Transfer Group: 1

Group 2: In-N-Out Lunch | 11:30am-12:30pm
Front Lawn

FYE Groups: F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N – Transfer Group: 2

Group 2: FYE/Transfer Campus Tour | 12:30pm-1:30pm
Stamps Courtyard

FYE Groups: F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N – Transfer Group: 2

Group 2: In-N-Out Lunch | 12:30pm-1:30pm
Front Lawn

FYE Groups: A, B, C – Transfer Group: 1

Class Prep/Free Time | 2:00pm-5:00pm
Varies

Offices Open / Campus Store Open / Rec Center & Pool Open

Dinner | 5:00pm-6:30pm
Varies

Grab some friends/roommates and eat together then get ready for Clash-N-Roll!

Clash-N-Roll | 6:30pm-9:30pm
Front Lawn

Participate in one of CBU’s most beloved traditions. Come dressed in your craziest clashing outfit and play a massive game of bunco!

Options throughout the day:

Late Check-In @ Community Life Lounge (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Offices Open (12:00pm – 5:00pm) In order to better serve our students and families during Welcome Weekend, we have created a one-stop shop in the Student Accounts Office (Lancer Arms #42) which will have representatives from Student Accounts, Financial Aid, Academic Advising, and the Registrar’s Office.
Campus Store Open (2:00pm – 5:00pm)
Rec Center Open (1:00pm – 6:00pm)

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