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Social Activities

July 13, 2022

Summer Start Game Night

July 13, 2022 at 6:00pm8:00pm EDT

Bird Library, 004

Summer Start students are invited to attend Game Night at SU Libraries. Join us for camaraderie, fun and maybe even a prize or two!

July 27, 2022

ECS Summer Mix & Mingle Event

July 27, 2022 at 5:30pm6:30pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

All ECS undergrads – especially our new incoming students – are invited to join the Success Advisors for a mid-summer virtual mix & mingle event!  Meet other new students &…

August 17, 2022

iSchool | Graduate Student Welcome Carnival

August 17, 2022 at 2:00pm3:30pm EDT

Shaw Quadrangle, in front of Hinds Hall

New graduate students in the iSchool are invited join us on the Quad for our Welcome Carnival. Play games, win prizes, and enjoy a sno-cone and popcorn! This event is optional for new graduate…

August 18, 2022

International Graduate Student Game Night and Ice Cream Social

August 18, 2022 at 8:15pm10:00pm EDT

Barnes Center at The Arch, Flanagan Gymnasium

The Barnes Center recreation team is opening their facility for the night just for new international graduate and law students! Join us for esports, basketball, indoor soccer, table tennis, badminton…

August 20, 2022

Shopping Trip for New International Students

August 20, 2022 at 12:00pm6:00pm EDT

No location (See event details)

New international students are invited to attend this shopping trip for residence hall supplies, cell phones and more. This event is optional for new international students. Stop by the College Place…

August 23, 2022

New Student Ice Cream Social

August 23, 2022 at 8:00pm8:45pm EDT

Hendricks Chapel

New students can meet new friends, enjoy free ice cream, explore the heart of campus, and meet the chaplains and staff of Hendricks Chapel. Orientation Leaders will guide students inside Hendricks…

The Slice is Right

August 23, 2022 at 9:00pm10:00pm EDT

Hendricks Chapel

Compete against your fellow students in one of our oldest traditions on campus: the Slice is Right game show! Learn the history and traditions of Syracuse University while competing in…

August 24, 2022

90s Night on the Quad

August 24, 2022 at 8:15pm10:00pm EDT

Shaw Quadrangle

Join Orientation Leaders and your fellow new students for a 90s Night on the Quad where we will have classic shows on a large outdoor screen, themed snacks and activities! Dress in your 90s best!…

August 25, 2022

Orange Celebration

August 25, 2022 at 8:00pm9:00pm EDT

Shaw Quadrangle

Celebrate with desserts and a pep rally on the Quad as an official member of the Orange community. This event is optional for students, families and supporters.

August 26, 2022

Campus Tours

August 26, 2022 at 10:00am4:00pm EDT

Hendricks Chapel

Led by the Orientation Leaders, you are invited to participate in a personalized campus tour! Show up to Hendricks Chapel, find an Orientation Leader and embark on a walking tour of campus! Feel free…

College of Engineering and Computer Science | New Student Social

August 26, 2022 at 12:00pm3:30pm EDT

Women’s Building, Field

This is a time for New ECS students that will get together and participate in events and activities to welcome them together as new students to the College. Lunch will be provided at this event. This…

Orange Blast

August 26, 2022 at 9:30pmAugust 27, 2022 at 12:00am EDT

Shaw Quadrangle

After you finish your Residence Hall Meetings, come to The Quad to enjoy inflatable games, obstacle courses, a dance party snacks and souvenirs! You will also have a chance to meet representatives…

August 27, 2022

Syracuse Welcome Small Group: The Amazing Race

August 27, 2022 at 10:00am11:30am EDT

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Syracuse Welcome Small Groups invites new students to join 25 other students to learn about life on campus, helpful resources, create meaningful relationships and more! Meetings include information…

Citrus in the City

August 27, 2022 at 5:30pm8:30pm EDT

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A favorite each year, Citrus in the City takes place in downtown Syracuse. Several local vendors and restaurants provide samples throughout the night as we introduce you to the City of Syracuse, NY.…

August 29, 2022

Day One Celebration

August 29, 2022 at 11:00am3:00pm EDT

Schine Student Center, Terrace in front of Schine

We are excited to celebrate your first day of class with you! Come to the Terrace in front of the Campus Store to visit with New Student and Family Programs to learn how to Be Involved during your…

September 11, 2022

South Campus BBQ

September 11, 2022 at 11:00am2:00pm EDT

Goldstein Student Center, Patio next to Volleyball Courts

Join us for food, fun, and games at the Goldstein Student Center on South Campus! Get to know your South Campus neighbors in a relaxed, social atmosphere.

October 14, 2022

119 Euclid Game Night

October 14, 2022 at 7:00pm9:00pm EDT

119 Euclid

Join us for Game Night at 119 Euclid, the space that celebrates Black students and culture. Play against your own family members or play against other families, either way it will be a great time.…

Orange After Dark and New Student and Family Programs | Paint Night

October 14, 2022 at 9:00pm11:00pm EDT

Schine Student Center, Goldstein Auditorium

Join us to paint a Syracuse University-oriented masterpiece. Snacks provided. Please register for this program on the Family Weekend Registration Form.

October 15, 2022

Glow Skate & Learn to Curl presented by Barnes Center at the Arch, Orange After Dark and New Student and Family Programs

October 15, 2022 at 8:00pm11:45pm EDT

Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion, Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion

Bring the family to the Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion for free skating, curling lessons, and lots of glow-light fun!  Light refreshments available. Please register for this program on the Family…