artwork: bengal bound 2018, LSU First Year Experience

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Forever LSU Photography Exhibit by Alumnus Michael Key

Host: LSU Auxiliary Services
Time: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: LSU Student Union Art Gallery (2nd Floor)
Experience the stately oaks of LSU, a sunset over the LSU lakes, a visit to Mike the Tiger’s habitat and more…all in one place! Michael Key, LSU alumnus, captures the heart and spirit of LSU through his photography exhibit “Forever LSU”. The exhibit is free and open to everyone!

LSU Libraries Services Display

Hosted by: LSU Libraries
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Middleton Lobby
A two case display in Middleton Lobby of the libraries' services to students including Gear to Geaux, Music Library, Kanopy, Government Documents, Hill Library, etc.

Relax at the Library

Hosted by: LSU Libraries, Middleton Library, Research & Instruction Services
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Middleton Library Lobby
Need a break in between events? Visit the lobby in Middleton Library all week long to get a taste of the Library's relaxation room offerings.

See the Impact

Hosted by: Cale P. & Katherine Smith Student Financial Management Center
Time: 9:45:00 AM - 10:45:00 AM
Location: UREC Classroom 2
College life comes with a series of choices that impact your financial future. Come play along with our interactive game to see how your choices may impact your budget in your first few weeks at LSU.

Tiger BITes

Hosted by: Student Health Center
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UREC Training Room
Tiger BITes (Bystander Intervention Training) involves developing the awareness, skills, and courage needed to intervene in a situation when another individual needs help. Tiger BITes includes all and allows individuals to send powerful messages about what is acceptable and expected behavior in their community. Intervening has the ability to impact/reduce many high-risk activities in the community such as: sexual violence, high-risk drinking, hazing, etc. Through the interactive training session, you will learn, develop and build these skills to create a safer community for all. Each participant will receive a “We’re Committed” t-shirt. Register here: http://lsu.edu/shc/wellness/tiger-bites.php

Give a Tshirt.  Get a Tshirt.

Hosted by: First Year Experience
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: UREC Social Stairs
Stop by First Year Experience, meet our staff, and bring us a gently used/new tshirt from another institution and we'll give you a LSU Bengal Bound tshirt!!  We can't wait to meet you!

Business Residential College Convocation

Hosted by: College of Business
Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Business Education Complex; Auditorium – Rotunda
Students will sit through a presentation where they will meet with their professors for the upcoming semester; along with representatives from academic resource services around campus. Followed by a Jambalaya lunch provided by Campus Federal in the Rotunda.

Support and Success with Student Advocacy and Accountability

Hosted by: SAA
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UREC Classroom 2
Come choose your own adventure as Student Advocacy and Accountability (SAA) staff talk through scenarios you might encounter in your time at LSU. We will talk through potential scenarios as it relates to students of concern, academic, behavioral and organizational misconduct.

Welcoming Diversity Workshop

Hosted by: LSU Campus Life and Facilitators from the National Coalition Building Institute team at LSU
Time: 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Locations: UREC Training Room, Cypres Classroom 1035/1037
Join other new LSU students in a unique workshop setting to explore how every issue counts and every person matters. Pre-registration is required on TigerLink.

LSU University Recreation Training Room – Register here: https://lsu.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2194113

Cypress Classrooms 1035 / 1037 – Register here: https://lsu.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2520219

Bike Safety with LSU PD

Hosted by: LSU Police
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: UREC Classroom 1
There are a lot of factors that go along with riding a bicycle, from bicycle safety to knowing the laws that pertain to riding a bicycle. Hand signals are important so that those around you know your next move. Know Cyclists Safety Laws (LRS: Louisiana Revised Statutes) when riding a bicycle since they are also considered "vehicles". Become familiar with LSU Bicycle Rules and Regulations, which include parking and locking bicycles at designated bike racks, and registering bicycles with BRPD.

On Campus Job Fair

Hosted by: LSU Olinde Career Center
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Location: UREC Concourse
You need a job and campus departments need employees! Check out the countless opportunities to earn some extra money and build up the skills necessary for internships and full time jobs!

Active Shooter Presentation with LSU PD

Hosted by: LSU Police
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: UREC Classroom 1
Active Shooter: Recent national tragedies remind us that the risk of an active shooter incident can happen in any place at any time. Take an active role in your own safety by preparing how to survive an active shooters incident. This presentation familiarizes you with the Run, Hide or Fight method prescribed by the Department of Homeland Security. Taking a few steps now and mentally rehearsing what to do can help you react quickly when every second counts.

Healthy, Hungry Tigers

Hosted by: Student Health Center, Dining Services
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: University Recreation Social Stairs
Stop by to sample some tasty, healthy snacks and to learn more about how to incorporate them into your daily diet. There will also be a registered dietitian available to answer all your nutrition questions.

Support and Success with Student Advocacy and Accountability

Hosted by: SAA
Time: 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Location: UREC Classroom 2
Come choose your own adventure as SAA staff talk through scenarios you might encounter in your time at LSU. We will talk through potential scenarios as it relates to students of concern, academic, behavioral and organizational misconduct.

Equalizer Self Defense Training Demonstration

Hosted by: LSU Police
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: UREC Classroom 1
The course teaches personal safety, residential security, and physical self-defense. Personal safety: teaches female participants to be aware of their surroundings, walk with confidence, set boundaries in relationships, and recognize violent attitudes. Residential Security: securing exterior doors and windows, noticing suspicious activity, recognizing and reducing the risk of being burglarized. Physical Self-Defense: Defending against common grabs, holds and strikes; teach front and rear strikes, elbow strikes, knee strikes; teach cover and counterstrikes; teach ground techniques (bridge and roll escape).

See the Impact

Hosted by Cale P. & Katherine Smith Student Financial Management Center
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: UREC Classroom 2
College life comes with a series of choices that impact your financial future. Come play along with our interactive game to see how your choices may impact your budget in your first few weeks at LSU.

Essential Campus Tour for Humanities and Social Sciences Residential College Residents

Hosted by Humanities and Social Sciences Residential College
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Meet in South Hall Lobby
Let us show you all the must-know places around campus, plus a few hidden gems!

#CelebrateFirstGen

Hosted by First Year Experience
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: UREC Classroom 2
So many students, faculty, and staff are the first in their family to attend college. Join us as we celebrate being the first to roar! Enjoy light refreshments and an informal discussion with other first gen students, staff, and faculty to get your questions answered, hear about their experiences, and get you ready for your first semester at LSU. It takes a village and we are excited to be part of your village!

UREC Open House

Hosted by: University Recreation
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: LSU UREC

Pick Up with the Presidents

Hosted by: LSU Faculty Senate, LSU Staff Senate, LSU Office of the President & LSU Student Government
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: UREC Basketball Court
Let your playin’ do your talkin.’ Pick Up with the Presidents is a basketball game involving the LSU President and the Presidents of campus governing organizations, which include Staff Senate, Faculty Senate & Student Government. Additional representatives from each organization will be present. We challenge you to take it to the net!  First 100 to join us get a swag bag!

 

Singing in the Rain

Hosted by LSU Choir
Time: 6:15 PM – 10:15 PM
Location: TBA
Any one with music in their soul can come and join us for a campfire style sing along

UREC Open House - BogaFit

Hosted by: University Recreation
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: LSU UREC - Shallow Pool
This exciting aqua workout will strengthen your body with exercises that both enhance the benefits of traditional strength training while minimizing the harsh impacts of traditional land exercises. Challenge your balance, strength, and endurance by trying BogaFit located at the outdoor pools! Bring an extra change of clothing in case you get wet, and a pair of shorts to wear while doing exercises.

UREC Open House - Archery Tag

Hosted by: University Recreation
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: LSU UREC - MAC1
Imagine Dodgeball, but with bows, soft bummer tip arrows, barriers, and face masks. Teams will face off in an elimination game.  Be prepared to dodge, dip, dive, duck, and dodge away from your opponents’ safe tip arrows flying towards you.

UREC Open House - Open Challenge Course

Hosted by: University Recreation
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: LSU UREC - Challenge Course
The UREC Challenge Course will be open to all.  Climb the net ladder before testing your strength and balance getting across the numerous high rope obstacles.  At the end of the Challenge Course, travel down the zip line to arrive safely on the ground.  No experience is necessary.

UREC Open House - Water Obstacle Course

Hosted by: University Recreation
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: LSU UREC - Deep Pool
See how fast you can climb, crawl, and wiggle your way through the UREC floating water obstacle course.  If you don’t make it through the first time, swim your way to the beginning and give it another attempt.  Make sure to wear your swimsuit!

UREC Open House - UREC Info Table

Hosted by: University Recreation
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: LSU UREC - Main Entrance
Swing by the UREC table to learn about Fall 2018 intramural sports, aquatic certifications, facility space available to members, adventure education trips and clinics, and all other things UREC.  You will also learn how to register for GroupX classes and Intramural Sports through IM Leagues online registration software.

UREC Open House - Sport Club Recruitment Tables

Hosted by: University Recreation
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: LSU UREC - 1st Floor Concourse
A number of LSU UREC’s Sport Clubs will be hosting recruitment tables where you can meet members of these student organizations and learn how to become part of these teams.  Sport Clubs compete with other schools throughout the region and country, and being part of these student orgs is a great way to find a group of similar minded students on campus.

UREC Open House - Personal Training Assessments

Hosted by: University Recreation
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: LSU UREC - Social Stairs
Meet the LSU UREC personal trainers and receive a free personal training assessment.  This assessment will include a Body Composition Analysis, basic physical abilities, and help target personal fitness goals for the semester.  Learn about different personal training options and how these sessions can help you achieve your fitness goals.

UREC Open House - Aerial Yoga 

Hosted by: University Recreation
Time: 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: LSU UREC - Functional Turf
Meet us on the functional turf to test your anti-gravity yoga skills.  Participants will perform basic yoga moves in a hammock type sling on the Queenax equipment.  This is a new class offering this year, and can't wait to see our students try out their aerial yoga skills.

Pick Up with the Presidents

Hosted by: LSU Faculty Senate, LSU Staff Senate, LSU Office of the President & LSU Student Government
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: UREC Basketball Court
Let your playin’ do your talkin.’ Pick Up with the Presidents is a basketball game involving the LSU President and the Presidents of campus governing organizations, which include Staff Senate, Faculty Senate & Student Government. Additional representatives from each organization will be present. We challenge you to take it to the net!

UREC Open House - Key Log Rolling

Hosted by: University Recreation
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: LSU UREC - Shallow Pool
Challenge your balance and coordination while standing on a floating synthetic log in the middle of a pool.  Everybody should at least try standing on a log in water at least once in their life.  Make sure to wear your swimsuit!

UREC Open House - Crate Stacking Competition

Hosted by: University Recreation
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: LSU UREC - Climbing Wall
The UREC Climbing Area will be transformed into a crate stacking competition where participants will climb a single stack of milk crates as high as possible.  All participants will be harnessed in and will not have to fear falling to the ground, but don’t be fooled…this is a fun and difficult challenge, even for the experienced climbers.  All levels of climbers are encouraged to give it a geaux.

UREC Open House - Zumba

Hosted by: University Recreation
Time: 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: LSU UREC - Studio A
Bring your dance shoes to this Latin based dance workout.  It is sure to add a little spice and flare to your evening.  Be prepared to move, be energized, and learn easy to follow choreographed moves taught by our GroupX instructor.

UREC Open House - Gleaux Spin GroupX Class

Hosted by: University Recreation
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Location: LSU UREC - Cycle Studio
Try one of UREC’s GroupX classes that are offered throughout the year. Gleaux Spin will be held with shining black lights and colored glow sticks to add an interesting element to our normal cycle classes. This class is a great way to roll into your Fall 2018 semester.

UREC Movie Night

Hosted by First Year Experience, LSU Alumni Association
Time: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Pool Deck and UREC Field
Come cool off while floating in the Leisure River while one of the hottest movies of the summer, Avengers: Infinity War, is projected on a huge outdoor screen.  When you leave be sure to pick up your Future LSU Alumni Koozie while supplies last!

Chicken and Waffles 

Hosted by Chi Alpha Campus Ministries
Time: 10:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Location: Chi Alpha Café – 3321 Highland Road Across from Five Guys
It's a soul food favorite of the South! Nothing like crispy, golden chicken on a sweet, warm waffle to welcome you home. Celebrate your first week on campus with us!

Neonpalooza

Hosted by Baptist Collegiate Ministry at LSU
Time: 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location: BCM Center
Come in your neon and white for a fun neonpalooza party! Dancing, food, and lots of neon fun!