Move-In Weekend begins Friday, August 23 as we welcome our first-year students to their new homes for the next year. Hundreds of Meet State volunteers will be available to help students move in to our residence halls. You will know us by our light blue Meet State t-shirts!
Friday, August 23
New student move-in day
To help with the heavy traffic flow in Brookings, on campus, and in the residence halls, we have suggested time frames for your arrival. (These are not required times.)
8:00 - 10:00 a.m. – 4th floor residents
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. – 3rd floor residents
12:30 - 2:00 p.m. – 2nd floor residents
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. – 1st floor residents
First night at State
Kick off the weekend at these campus events:
5:00 p.m. – Welcome Picnic. West of the Student Union. Families are welcome!
6:00 p.m. – Jackrabbit Block Party. Larson Green. Sponsored by Residence Hall Association.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. – Wellness Center Extravaganza and Dance
Games, inflatables and dance, sponsored by the Wellness Center and HEROH.
Saturday, August 24
11:00 a.m. – Convocation & Picnic
Your official welcome from the President and Deans. Convocation will be held at Frost Arena.
1:00 p.m. – ThumpStart
A reintroduction to academic advising and resources, student accounts and services, and campus tours tailored to your class schedule. ThumpStart follows the Convocation ceremony and picnic in Frost Arena.
7:00 p.m. – Campanile Climb
Climb the 179 steps to the top of the Coughlin Campanile, our campus landmark, sponsored by the Barnyard Cadets. The first 100 students to the top get free SDSU ice cream!
8:00 - 11:00 p.m. – Welcome Back Bash featuring Foam Drop Dance
Check out this exciting foam dance party experience in Jackrabbit Village Plaza. Sponsored by UPC.
Sunday, August 25
Find out how easy it is to get involved on campus.
Morning – Explore your faith options by attending a church service on-campus or in Brookings.
Throughout the day– Visit McCrory Gardens, just east of SDSU’s main campus.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Student Engagement Expo (SEE)
Located in the Student Union. Check out SDSU’s student organizations and learn how to get involved.
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. – be@Briggs
Explore H.M. Briggs Library at this open house.
Evening – Residence Hall Meetings
Get to know your CA and Hall Community.
Monday, August 26
First day of classes.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. – C2F2 Campus and Community Fall Festival
Located in the Student Union. Explore local businesses, employment and involvement opportunities at our campus department and Brookings business showcase.