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Week of Welcome - Fall 2017

As we kick off a new academic year, we are excited to welcome you with a variety of programs and activities! Week of Welcome events are open to all SCSU students.

Signature Events

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President's Ice Cream Social

August 29, 2017, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Adanti Student Center

Join President Joe and his leadership team for a sweet treat as you begin the semester. Stop by the Dunkin Patio and grab a sundae with your favorite toppings, and meet the SCSU Top Owl!

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Involvement Fair

August 30, 2017, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Academic Quad

Involvement in co-curricular experiences is one of the most important parts of having a successful college career. Check out 100+ student clubs and organizations and find new ways to connect, make friends, and get involved!

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Commuter Luncheon

August 31, 2017, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Adanti Student Center - Ballroom

Will you be commuting to campus in the fall? Enjoy a complimentary lunch while connecting with fellow commuter students, meeting the Commuter Assistants, and trying your luck at winning a door prize!

Complete your passport to earn prizes and be eligible to win a $250 Barnes and Noble gift card!

  1. Complete the passport.
  2. Attend programs and activities.
  3. Receive stickers at each event.
  4. Place all of your stickers on your passport and submit to the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development, ASC 212, between Sept. 5-8

You will receive the passport card on campus. If you don't have one, feel free to print yours now.

Download Passport Card

Week of Welcome Prizes

A. Attend 5 programs

Earn a free coffee OR hot chocolate from Dunkin’ Donuts.

B. Attend 10 programs

Earn Southern apparel plus the prize from A.

C. Attend 16 programs

Win the prizes from A & B, plus be entered to win a $250 Barnes and Noble Gift Card.

Common area inside Wintergreen Building

Know Your SCSU Lingo

A student information system that is used to manage your student records. Here you can find your schedule, check grades, manage financial awards, and search the course catalog.
Blue Crew
SCSU Spirit Squad
Commuter Assistant
Connecticut Hall
Parking lot behind Brownell Hall that is typically used for overnight guest parking
Friday Night Free-For-All
Food Loot
Money on your Hoot Loot that can be spent at any on-campus dining facility
Hoot Loot
Your university ID card that also can be used as a pre-paid debit card, referred to as your Hoot Loot.
Orientation Ambassador
The university’s mascot. He is the head of our Owl family!
The hub of all involvement on campus. Visit OwlConnect.
Owl’s Perch
Buley Cafe
Programs Council
Resident Advisor
Residence Hall Association
The RIDES program gives students the ability to utilize a Metro Taxi and have the bill charged to their student account.
Roberta’s (Berta’s)
North Campus Market
Student Government Association
A free CT Transit bus pass that can be picked up at the University Card Office
Week of Welcome (WOW)
First week of the semester
Otus, Southern's mascot

Your SCSU Bucket List

SCSU campus bookstore front

Campus Bookstore Specials

Week of Welcome

Buy 1 t-shirt, get the other at 50% off

Buy 1 Camelback drinkware, get the other at 50% off

2nd Week of Classes

25% off all Champion clothing

On Sept 5-6, Annual Poster Sale

Visit Bookstore

Let's Make this a Great Year

  • Week of Welcome: August 29 - September 3
  • Day of Service: September 16
  • Alumni Professionals Day: September 19
  • Stay and Play Weekend
  • Majors Expo: October 4
  • Sibling Night: October 20
  • Homecoming Festivities: October 16-22
  • Owl Family Day: October 21
  • Adopt a Family Food Drive: November
  • Social Justice Month: November
  • Friends of Rudolph: December 10
  • Day of Peace: December
  • Giving Day: May 1

Look for upcoming events in the university calendar.