Welcome Weekend Activities

Stop by the Red Tent in the Quad during the day on Friday-Monday to ask questions, meet people, or find out information!

First year students are required to attend Welcome Weekend, by attending at least 10 sessions. The bolded sessions below will be scheduled with a group time...sign up today by contacting Enrollment Services!

Friday, August 20
9 a.m. Residence Halls Open
1:30 p.m. Meet your group leader on the Old Main lawn! Check your email to find your group number!
  3 p.m. Student Convocation, Ann Nicole Nelson Hall, Old Main
  4 p.m. Meet your group leader on the Old Main lawn! Check your email to find your group number!
6 p.m. Welcome Home Make yourself at home at Minot State! Stop by Lura Manor for welcome home décor make & takes, candy bar, and fabulous prizes!
7 p.m. Family Social in the Freight House Alley (behind #3 on 1st St SE) Welcome to the Beaver Colony - aka the Minot State Family! Complimentary food, drinks, music, door prizes, and mingling will be on the program.
     
Saturday, August 21
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Title IX & Consent/Protection (Groups 16, 17, & 18), Student Center Conference Center
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Scam Alert (Groups 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5), Memorial 114
9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Start the Conversation, Stop the Stigma: Mental Health Matters, Old Main 102
9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Maximizing your Learning Potential, Old Main 106B
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Using Blackboard, Old Main 314
9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Wellness Wheel, Wellness Center
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Step Up: See Something, Say Something, Old Main 104
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Be a Part From the Start, Old Main 106B
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Maximizing your Learning Potential, Old Main 106B
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Wellness Wheel, Wellness Center
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Title IX & Consent/Protection (Groups 19, 20, & 21), Student Center Conference Center
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Scam Alert (Groups 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10), Memorial 114
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Mental Health for Athletes, Old Main 102
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Be a Part From the Start, Old Main 106B
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Steps to Building Your Career, Old Main 106B
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Using Blackboard, Old Main 314
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Rock Wall: Navigating Challenges (head over to climb anytime during this block!), Wellness Center
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. New Student How-To Guide to Academic Advising (Groups 1, 2, & 3), Old Main 104
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Student Health Services and Mental Health Issues and the College Experience, Old Main 102
10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Steps to Building Your Career, Old Main 106B
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Title IX & Consent/Protection (Groups 22, 23, & 24), Student Center Conference Center
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Diversity, Old Main 106A
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Starfish (Group 10), Old Main 314
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. New Student How-To Guide to Academic Advising (Groups 4, 5, & 6), Old Main 104
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Student Health Services and Mental Health Issues and the College Experience, Old Main 102
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Diversity, Old Main 106A
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Starfish (Group 11), Old Main 314
  12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Starfish (Group 1), Old Main 314
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Scam Alert (Groups 11, 12, 13, & 14), Memorial 114
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. New Student How-To Guide to Academic Advising (Groups 7, 8, & 9), Old Main 104
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m. How Not to Get Kicked Out of School, Old Main 102
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. What is POWER? (For students not yet accepted into the POWER Program), Old Main 106B
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m. Starfish (Group 2), Old Main 314
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Start the Conversation, Stop the Stigma: Mental Health Matters, Old Main 102
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Starfish (Group 3), Old Main 314
3 p.m. Great Egg Drop, Old Main Lawn
7 p.m. Summer Soiree Hold on to that summer feeling at the Residence Hall Summer Soiree! We'll meet you at the sand volleyball court outside of Lura Manor for food, music, giant volleyballs, and prizes! 
     
Sunday, August 22
12:30 p.m.
Meet your group leader to participate in the Minot State Amazing Race!
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. New Student How-To Guide to Academic Advising (Groups 13, 14, & 15), Old Main 104
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Start the Conversation, Stop the Stigma: Mental Health Matters, Old Main 102
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Maximizing your Learning Potential, Old Main 106B
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. What is POWER? (For students not yet accepted into the POWER Program), Old Main 106B
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Wellness Wheel, Wellness Center
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Title IX & Consent/Protection (Groups 1, 2, & 3), Student Center Conference Center
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Student Health Services and Mental Health Issues and the College Experience, Old Main 102
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Maximizing your Learning Potential, Old Main 106B
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Wellness Wheel, Wellness Center
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Steps to Building Your Career, Old Main 106B
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Starfish (Group 17), Old Main 314
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Title IX & Consent/Protection (Groups 4, 5, & 6), Student Center Conference Center
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. New Student How-To Guide to Academic Advising (Groups 19, 20, & 21), Old Main 104
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Student Health Services and Mental Health Issues and the College Experience, Old Main 102
2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. Steps to Building Your Career, Old Main 106B
2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. Starfish (Group 12 & 13), Old Main 314
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Military Resource Center, Old Main 106A
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Starfish (Group 14 & 15), Old Main 314
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. New Student How-To Guide to Academic Advising (Groups 19, 20, & 21), Old Main 104
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Military Resource Center, Old Main 106A
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Be a Part From the Start, Old Main 106B
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Starfish (Group 16), Old Main 314
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Rock Wall: Navigating Challenges (head over to climb anytime during this block!), Wellness Center
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Title IX & Consent/Protection (Groups 7, 8, & 9), Student Center Conference Center
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
How Not to Get Kicked Out of School, Old Main 102
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Diversity, Old Main 106A
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Be a Part From the Start, Old Main 106B
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Starfish (Group 4), Old Main 314
4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Start the Conversation, Stop the Stigma: Mental Health Matters, Old Main 102
4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Diversity, Old Main 106A
4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Be a Part From the Start, Old Main 106B
4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Starfish (Group 5), Old Main 314
  5 p.m. RecFest Come one, come all to the 4th Annual RecFest! This attraction happens only once a year, so make sure you join us for go-carts, street food, music, and a limited edition t-shirt. 
     
Monday, August 26 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Service Projects: Roosevelt Park Zoo, Downtown Minot, Souris Valley Animal Shelter, & Minot State Garden, Check in at the Red Tent
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Title IX & Consent/Protection (Groups 10, 11, & 12), Student Center Conference Center
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Scam Alert (Groups 15, 16, 17, 18, & 19), Memorial 114
9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Be a Part From the Start, Old Main 102
9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Maximizing your Learning Potential, Old Main 106A
9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Steps to Building Your Career, Old Main 106B
9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Adulting is Stressful, Old Main 106C
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Using Blackboard, Old Main 314
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Rock Wall: Navigating Challenges (head over to climb anytime during this block!), Wellness Center
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 15 minute Library Tours, leave on the top of the hour!
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Be a Part From the Start, Old Main 102
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Mental Health for Athletes, Old Main 106A
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Steps to Building Your Career, Old Main 106B
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Adulting is Stressful, Old Main 106C
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Title IX & Consent/Protection (Groups 13, 14, & 15), Sstudent Center Conference Center
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. New Student How-To Guide to Academic Advising (Groups 16, 17, & 18), Old Main 104
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Student Health Services and Mental Health Issues and the College Experience, Old Main 102
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Adulting is Stressful, Old Main 106C
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Starfish (Group 6), Old Main 314
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Scam Alert (Groups 20, 21, 22, 23, & 24), Memorial 114
10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. How Not to Get Kicked Out of School, Old Main 106B
10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Adulting is Stressful, Old Main 106C
10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Starfish (Group 7), Old Main 314
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
New Student How-To Guide to Academic Advising (Groups 10, 11, & 12), Old Main 104
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Diversity, Old Main 106A
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Minot State PRIDE, Old Main 106C
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Starfish (Group 8), Old Main 314
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Diversity, Old Main 106A
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Minot State PRIDE, Old Main 106C
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Starfish (Group 9), Old Main 314
12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Mental Health for Athletes, Old Main 106A
12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Starfish (Group 21 & 22), Old Main 314
12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wellness 101, Wellness Center
12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Service Projects: Roosevelt Park Zoo, Downtown Minot, Souris Valley Animal Shelter, & Minot State Tee Pee Set Up, Check in at the Red Tent
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m. Start the Conversation, Stop the Stigma: Mental Health Matters, Old Main 106B
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m. Adulting is Stressful, Old Main 106C
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Starfish (Group 23 & 24), Old Main 314
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m. Wellness 101, Wellness Center
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Student Health Services and Mental Health Issues and the College Experience, Old Main 102
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Diversity, Old Main 106A
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Adulting is Stressful, Old Main 106C
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Start the Conversation, Stop the Stigma: Mental Health Matters, Old Main 106B
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Adulting is Stressful, Old Main 106C
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. POWER Orientation (For students accepted into the POWER program only), POWER Center in the Lower Level of Library
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Maximizing your Learning Potential, Old Main 106A
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Adulting is Stressful, Old Main 106C
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Wellness 101, Wellness Center
   7 p.m. Quad Campfires