Laker Week 2018

Schedule of Events (@LSSUCAMPUSLIFE)

  • Monday, August 20

    • MOVE IN DAY 2018! @ 8:30 am to 6 pm
      • Ready to move into your new home?  We are excited to welcome you to campus.  Come to the Superior Room in the Cisler Center to check in to your residence hall.  LOCATION – Superior Room, Cisler Center
    • Residential Hall Meetings (required for on-campus students) @ 6:15 pm
      • Now that you have settled in your new home, come and meet your Resident Advisor (RA) and others on the floor.  They will go over the need to know topics for living on campus.  LOCATION – various locations (your RA will notify you)
    • Laker Bash @ 7 pm
      • Come join us for a welcome bash in your honor!  We are so happy you’re here.  LOCATION – Pleger Commons
  • Tuesday, August 21

    • First Year Experience Sessions (required for new students) @ 9 am to 11 am
      • Adapting to college can take some time.  These sessions are here to help you along your path to success.  NOTE: specific sessions are required for new students/all students. LOCATION – Various Locations
      • Schedule can be found here (pdf)
    • Meet Your Major (required for new students) @ 11 am
      • The start of school is just around the corner.  Come get the information you need from your department to start the year off right! LOCATION – Click here
    • Cookout with the President @ 12 pm
      • An event with food?  We’re there!  Come join us for an outdoor cookout on the Cisler Plaza with faculty, staff and fellow students.  NOTE: this meal takes place of a residential meal. LOCATION – Cisler Plaza
    • Grocery Bingo @ 3 pm
      • Bingo but with a twist!  Come to the event for a chance to win prizes! LOCATION – Anchor Room, Cisler Center
    • Soo Locks Boat Tour (new student event) @ 7 pm
      • A boat ride on the St. Marys! Why not? Come ride with the freighters. Shuttles provided, meet out in front of Walker Cisler Center starting at 6:30 pm. LOCATION – Soo Locks Boat Dock #2
  • Wednesday, August 22

    • Mackinac Island (new student event) @ 8:15 am
      • A free trip to the one and only Mackinac Island. We’re there! Busing provided for those that need it, space is limited. Watch for the sign up! LOCATION – Mackinac Island
    • Late Night Breakfast @ 7 pm
      • Late night snack and breakfast all in one!  Come join us for a waffle and pancake bar and more! LOCATION – Quarterdeck, Cisler Center
  • Thursday, August 23

    • Returning Student Move-In @ 9 am to 6 pm
      • LOCATION – Crow’s Nest, Walker Cisler Center
    • First Year Experience @ 9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 5 pm
      • Adapting to college can take some time.  These sessions are here to help you along your path to success.  NOTE: specific sessions are required for new students/all students. LOCATION – Various Locations
      • Schedule can be found here (pdf)
    • Comedian, Daniel Webb @ 8 pm
      • Daniel famously garnered international attention cracking gay jokes with President Barack Obama, and most recently became a contributor on FUNNY OR DIE! LOCATION – Arts Center
  • Friday, August 24

    • First Year Experience Sessions @ 9 am to 12 pm
      • Adapting to college can take some time.  These sessions are here to help you along your path to success.  NOTE: specific sessions are required for new students/all students. LOCATION – Various Locations
      • Schedule can be found here (pdf)
    • Lakerpalooza @ 12:30 pm to 3 pm
      • LSSU’s annual celebration to welcome new and returning students to the campus and the surrounding communities! Lakerpalooza offers a carnival like atmosphere for student organizations, campus departments, area businesses, and non-profit groups to showcase all the benefits that they have to offer LSSU students!  LOCATION – Student Activity Center, Norris Center
    • Residential Hall Meetings @ 6:15 pm to 7 pm
      • Now that you have settled in your new home, come and meet your Resident Advisor (RA) and others on the floor.  They will go over the need to know topics for living on campus. LOCATION – Various Locations (your RA will tell you)
    • Student Convocation @ 7 pm
      • Your official welcome to LSSU.  After this ceremony – you are officially a Laker! LOCATION – Cisler Plaza
    • Cookout and Movie on the Lawn @ 8 pm
      • Time for a cookout to be followed by a showing of “Life of the Party” at 9:30 pm on Pleger Commons.  LOCATION – Pleger Commons
  • Saturday, August 25

    • Fun in the Sun @ 12 pm to 4 pm
      • Time to relax before the academic year begins. Come join us for food, music and fun! LOCATION – Cisler Plaza
    • Movie on the Lawn @ 9:30 pm
      • Come join us for a showing of “Avengers:  Infinity War.” Snacks will be provided. LOCATION – Pleger Commons
  • Sunday, August 26

    • Oozeball @ 12 pm
      • Mud and volleyball?  We’re so in!  Come get dirty and play some volleyball over behind the Norris Center. LOCATION – Norris Center Fields
    • Glow in the Dark Golf @ 9 pm
      • Come join us for glow in the dark golf and glow volleyball. LOCATION – K Lot (Arts Center parking lot)
  • Monday, August 27

    • Magician and Hypnotist, Matt Grisham @ 8 pm
      • Matt Grisham is a nationally award winning magician and hypnotist who currently travels the country performing for sold out audiences at colleges and comedy clubs. His shows feature a unique blend of sarcastic humor, wit, and mind-blowing stunts. LOCATION – Arts Center
  • Tuesday, August 28

    • Escape Rooms @ 8 pm
      • An escape room, also known as a “escape game,” is physical adventure game in which players solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints, and strategy to complete the objectives at hand. LOCATION – Cisler Center, Lake Rooms
  • Wednesday, August 29

    • Craft Night @ 8 pm
      • Come join us for a craft night featuring Art with Anne and more! LOCATION – Anchor, Huron and Erie Rooms, Cisler Center
  • Thursday, August 30

    • Jitters Outdoor Party @ 8 pm
      • Jitters featuring live entertainment and a smores bar. Come for food, fun, and music! LOCATION – Cisler Plaza
  • Friday, August 31

    • Bowling @ 8 pm to 11 pm
      • It’s time for free bowling and pizza! Shuttles provided in front of Walker Cisler Center beginning at 7:30 pm. LOCATION – Dondee Lanes
  • Saturday, September 1

    • Ice Cream and Putt-Putt @ 1 pm to 7 pm
      • Enjoy free putt-putt and ice cream!  Shuttles provided in front of Walker Cisler Center beginning at 12:50 pm. LOCATION – Downtown Portage Ave.
  • Sunday, September 2

    Events coming soon!

  • Monday, September 3

    • Mackinac Bridge Walk @ 6 am
      • Take part in a Michigan tradition!  Busing departs at 6 am in front of Walker Cisler Center.  Space is limited, watch for sign up. LOCATION – Mackinac Bridge
    • Rock the Block @ 5 pm
      • A block party featuring FREE DAPS. LOCATION – Campus Drive