Activities Planned for New Student Days

Posted: August 22, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The first of 4,000 resident students will move into the Fairfax Campus residence halls beginning Thursday, Aug. 24. To give them a break from unpacking and settling in, a variety of social activities are planned.

Although the free events during New Student Days are primarily for resident students, all Mason students are welcome to participate.

Thursday, Aug. 24

  • Barbecue, President’s Park, 5 to 7 p.m.

  • “Scary Movie 4,” outdoors, President’s Park, 9 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 25

  • Dinner, Student Union Building II, Ciao Hall, 5 to 7 p.m.

  • Men’s Soccer Game, Field House, 7 p.m.

  • The Ultimate Road Trip: Campus2Career sponsored by Monster.com, Johnson Center Cinema, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

  • DJ Deck Party, top of Mason Pond Parking Deck, 9 to 11 p.m.

  • “Poseidon,” Johnson Center Cinema, 10 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 26

  • Harlan Cohen presents, “The Naked Roommate,” a presentation based on his book about many of the experiences faced during the first year of college, Harris Theater, 5 to 9 p.m.

  • Get Your Game On! Student Union Building I Game Room, 8 to 11 p.m.

  • “Poseidon,” Johnson Center Cinema, 10 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 27

  • Mason Challenge! President’s Park, 1 to 3 p.m.

  • Women’s Soccer Game, Field House, 2 p.m.

  • Ice Cream Social, DUCC Area, 3 to 5 p.m.

  • Movie TBA, Johnson Center Cinema, 8 p.m.

New Student Days are sponsored by Student Activities, University Life, Program Board, Athletics, Alumni Affairs, the Freshman Center, and Office of Orientation and Family Programs and Services.

For more information, go to the Student Activities web site.

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