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Welcome Week Schedule


We have been waiting all summer to bring you an incredible week of activities and events that immerse you in the Bama State Experience! Under the guidance of your SOS Team Members, you will be able to explore every “nook and cranny” of Alabama State University, from engaging with your faculty members to climbing a rock wall!

Because we are so excited, we are still considering and adding additional events, but to get you started, please note the following: 


Monday, August 15

Class of 2020 Morning Rev’ Up!
Dunn-Oliver Acadome
8:30 a.m.

Droppin’ Knowledge by Building Community
Campus Common Reader Initiative (CCRI) Program

Dunn-Oliver Acadome
9 a.m.

The Class of 2020 is already awesome, but it will also be history-making! The Class of 2020 is the first freshman class to participate in Alabama State University’s Campus Common Reader Initiative (CCRI) Program. This year, new students will be reading Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson. Please join us for an introduction to the book, by Dr. Moten and Dr. Thomas; and, learn about what we plan to do, as a campus, to build a more social just community and world. >> LEARN MORE.

Gettin’ Real: Freshman Year Isn’t the 13th Grade
Dunn-Oliver Acadome
10 a.m.

“Girl” and “Guy” Code Meetings!
Dunn-Oliver Acadome (“Girls”)
Ralph D. Abernathy Auditorium (“Guys”)
2 p.m.

Back-2-School Pool Party
Norman Walton Aquatic Center
6 p.m.


Tuesday, August 16

Class of 2020 Morning Rev’ Up!
Dunn-Oliver Acadome
8:30 a.m.

Really…Naked Roommates?
Dunn-Oliver Acadome
9 a.m.

Taking Care of Yourself and Staying Well!
Dunn-Oliver Acadome
10 a.m.

“…And, One Day You Will Be a Graduate!”
Dunn-Oliver Acadome
2 p.m.

Where Do I Go on Tomorrow? Take a Campus Tour!
Dunn-Oliver Acadome
3:30 p.m.

Meet Up Before the Flick!
John Garrick Hardy Center Amphitheater
6:30 p.m.

“Screen” on the Green!
John Garrick Hardy Center Amphitheater
7 p.m.


Wednesday, August 17

HAPPY FIRST DAY OF CLASS!

Karaoke Night sponsored by SGA!
John G. Hardy Center Theater
7 p.m.
 

Thursday, August 18

Inflatables and Rock Climbing Wall with the National Guard
John Garrick Hardy Center Amphitheater
11 a.m.

“Air Guitar” with Sigma Alpha Iota
Ralph D. Abernathy Auditorium
7 p.m.
 

Friday, August 19

International Students Welcome Mixer
John G. Hardy Center-Room C-164
11 a.m.

I Scream, You Scream…We all Scream for Ice Cream!
Dunn-Oliver Acadome Lobby and Underpass Area
6 p.m.

Class of 2020 Talent Show
Dunn-Oliver Acadome
7 p.m.
 

Saturday, August 20

ASU Color Run (or Walk!)
Campus-Wide (starts in front of Councill Hall)
8:30 a.m. (Registration)
9:30 a.m. (Start)

An Evening at State: The Class of 2020’s Elegant Ball
Dunn-Oliver Acadome
7 p.m.
 

Sunday, August 21

ASU Women’s Soccer Game v. Austin Peay
ASU Soccer Field
1 p.m.
 

 

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