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Weeks of Welcome

Thursday, Aug. 11 – Friday, Aug. 31
Join us as we kick-off another semester at Clayton State University and welcome all our Lakers back to campus. Weeks of Welcome will be full of events, contests, giveaways and more! Make sure you don’t miss out! Below is a complete schedule of events.

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Weeks of Welcome Events
Thursday, August 11 Move-In (sponsored by Housing & Residence Life)
Welcome all incoming and returning students! Volunteers will be available to help families and students move items into rooms.
Laker Hall and Laker Village
9- 4 p.m.
Friday, August 12 Move-In (sponsored by Housing & Residence Life)
Welcome all incoming and returning students! Volunteers will be available to help families and students move items into rooms.
Laker Hall and Laker Village
9- 4 p.m.
New Student Convocation & Cap-to-Cap Celebration (presented by Academic Affairs & Student Affairs)
Come out and join the Clayton State University community as we welcome and celebrate YOU at the New Student Convocation and Cap-to-Cap celebration on your new journey here at CSU!
Spivey Hall
3:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 13 Shuttle to Walmart (sponsored by Housing & Residence Life)
Housing residents, need to pick up a few last-minute items? We have your transportation covered!
Noon – 4 p.m.
Pick up Laker Hall
Campus Resource Scavenger Hunt (sponsored by Student Life)
Head over to Campus Life social media for a scavenger hunt for a chance to win Clayton State University swag and goodies.
Instagram: @csucampuslife
All day
Tailgate @ the Men’s Soccer Scrimmage (presented by Student Life, Athletics, Housing & Residence Life, and Laker Liaisons)
Laker Nation let’s have some outdoor fun and cheer on our Men’s Soccer team! Meet and greet student athletes, student organizations, and fraternities & sororities. Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair to watch the game! Food, music, and games available!
5 p.m. (game starts at 6:30 p.m.)
Laker Field
Sunday, August 14 Shuttle to Walmart (sponsored by Housing & Residence Life)
Housing residents, deed to pick up a few last-minute items? We have your transportation covered!
Noon – 4 p.m.
Pick up Laker Hall
Sunday Matinée (sponsored by Housing & Residence Life)
Enjoy a Sunday Matinée movie showing with Housing & Residence Life!
1 p.m.
Laker Hall
Syllabus Printing (sponsored by Housing & Residence Life)
Housing residents, get prepared to start the semester strong! Stop by to print hard copies of your syllabus!
3 – 6 p.m.
Laker Hall
Monday, August 15 #FirstDayFit (presented by Student Life)
It’s time to show off your first day of school fit! Stop by the UC for a fun photo booth! Make sure to post on social media and tag us! #csuFirstDayFit @csucampuslife
10:30 – 1:30 p.m.
UC Mainstreet
Fun in the Sun (presented by Campus Events Council)
Join the Campus Events Council, known as CEC, for fun, music, and games!
6 – 10 p.m.
SAC Green
Tuesday, August 16 Career Services Student Part-time Job Fair (presented by Career Services)
There are many benefits to working part-time while pursuing your degree. Stop by the part-time job fair and meet with potential employers!
UC Main Street
10 – 2 p.m.
Welcome Back to the SAC – Night Edition (presented by Student Life)
The SAC is open late for a night of trivia, karaoke, music, and games!
6 – 11 p.m.
Student Activities Center (SAC)
Blind Friending (presented by CEC)
Meet new friends in a fun and engaging way with CEC!
6 – 9 p.m.
SAC Ballroom
Wednesday, August 17 Department Day (presented by Student Life)
Clayton State University provides many resources for all students. Get to know all the departments and representatives here at Clayton State University as we help YOU stay on the path to success!
11 – 1 p.m.
UC Mainstreet
Silent Party (sponsored by CEC)
Party in the SAC with CEC!
7 – 11 p.m.
Student Activities Center Ballroom
Men’s Soccer vs. Georgia Gwinnett (sponsored by Athletics)
Come cheer on the Men’s soccer team!
7 p.m.
Laker Field
Thursday, August 18 School Survival Guide – Mental Health (presented by CEC and Department of Recreation & Wellness)
11 – 1:30 p.m.
UC Main Street
Student Organization Involvement Fair (presented by Student Life)
Clayton State University has over 60+ student organizations! Meet with student leaders and learn about their organization and how to join.
6 – 8 p.m. (live on Instagram @csucampuslife)
SAC Ballroom
Screen on the Green (presented by CEC)
Hang out after the Student Organization Involvement Fair with CEC has the host a movie night on the SAC Green. Bring a blanket and enjoy the show!
8 p.m.
SAC Green
Friday, August 19 Skate Night @ Skatezone (presented by CEC)
6766 Mt Zion Blvd,
Morrow, GA 30260
Sunday, August 21 Men’s Soccer vs. Oglethorpe
5 p.m.
Laker Field
Tuesday, August 23 Student Organization Bootcamp (presented by Student Life)
2 p.m.
SAC Ballroom
Sophomore Welcome Back Celebration (presented by Laker Liaisons)
Calling all second-year students! Celebrate your accomplishments of starting your 2nd year of college! The Laker Liaisons is hosting a special celebration with inflatables, giveaways, music, and fun!
11:30 – 1:30 p.m.
UC Courtyard
Book Drive (presented by Campus Events Council)
Bring a book, grab a book! Stop by CEC’s booth at the Sophomore Celebration!
11:30 – 1:30 p.m.
UC Courtyard
Thursday, August 25 The Cookout (presented by Housing & Residence Life)
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Laker Village
All I See is Letter & Colors (presented by FSC)
Meet the Greeks. Come out and meet all the fraternities and sororities at Clayton State University
7 p.m.
SAC Ballroom
Friday, August 26 Men’s Soccer vs. Erskine – Clayton State Student Night (hosted by Athletics)
7 p.m.
Laker Field
Saturday, August 27 Women’s Soccer Game vs. UWG (hosted by Athletics)
1 p.m.
Laker Field
Monday, August 29 Men’s Soccer Game vs. Tusculum – Laker Loch (hosted by Athletics)
5 p.m.
Laker Field
Tuesday, August 30 Student Organization Think Tank (hosted by Student Life)
2 p.m.
SAC Ballroom
Women’s Soccer Game vs Rollings College (hosted by Athletics)
4 p.m.
Laker Field
Flag Football (hosted by Department of Recreation and Wellness)
5:30 p.m.
TBD
Wednesday, August 31 Outdoor Ed Class - Creek Peek (hosted by Department of Recreation and Wellness)
2 – 3:30 p.m.
University Center -- Lake
Sand Volleyball (hosted by Department of Recreation and Wellness)
5 p.m.
TBD

 

Contact Us
Campus Life

Business Hours
Monday - Friday 
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday
Closed

Location
Student Activities Center
Suite 223
2000 Clayton State Blvd.
Morrow, Georgia 30260

Phone & Email
(678) 466 - LIFE - Voice
(678) 466 - 5470 - Fax

For general information,
contact:
CampusLife@clayton.edu

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