Ole Miss Student Union

The University of Mississippi

The Ole Miss Student Union, along with other university campus partners, has assembled a comprehensive list of events and activities taking place during the first month of the academic year (August 13 – September 14). Below, you will find events and activities ranging from movies in the Grove with the Student Activities Association to fitness events with Campus Recreation. With nearly 100 events and activities taking place, we hope to welcome students to the Ole Miss campus this fall with many ways to get involved and engaged on campus.

 

Month of Welcome 2018

 

Friday, August 10th

Women’s Soccer

vs. Central Arkansas (Exh.)

Ole Miss Soccer Stadium

7:00pm

 

Sunday, August 12th

Barbershop Talk

Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement

Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement

5:00pm

 

Monday, August 13th

Intramural Sports – Registration Opens

Campus Recreation

Online

 

Thursday, August 16th

Splash Into Ole Miss with Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation

Turner Center

8:00 pm (7:00pm pre-event activity)-11:00pm

 

Double Decker Bingo Tour

Graduate Oxford Hotel and Visit Oxford

Graduate Oxford Hotel

2:00 pm

 

Friday, August 17th

Ole Miss Theatre Audition Workshop

Theatre & Film

110 Isom Hall

1:00 pm

 

Ole Miss Soccer vs ULL

Ole Miss Athletics

Ole Miss Soccer Stadium

7:00 pm

 

Saturday, August 18th

Freshman Picnic

Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience

Grove

TBD

 

Ole Miss Theatre General Auditions

Theatre & Film

Fulton Chapel

1:00 pm

 

Theatre & Film All Department Meeting

Theatre & Film

Meek Auditorium

10:30 am

 

Sunday, August 19th

Grove-In Movie Series

Student Activities Association

The Grove

8:00 pm

 

Ole Miss Soccer vs WKU

Ole Miss Athletics

Ole Miss Soccer Stadium

6:00 pm

 

Campus Recreation Hiring Fair

Campus Recreation

Turner Center Gameroom

4:00pm-5:45pm

 

Monday, August 20th

Ball Pit with Strangers

Student Activities Association

The Circle

10:00am-2:00pm

 

Bungee Jump

Student Activities Association

Galtney-Lott Plaza

10:00am-2:00pm

 

Group Fitness Kickoff

Campus Recreation

Turner Center

All day

 

Free Sno Biz

Student Activities Association

Galtney-Lott Plaza

10:00am-2:00pm

 

Laser Tag

Student Activities Association

7:00pm-11:00pm

The Grove

 

Campus Recreation Hiring Fair

Campus Recreation

Turner Center Gameroom

4:00pm-5:45pm

 

Tuesday, August 21st

Get Involved Fair

Office of Leadership and Advocacy and the Ole Miss Student Union

Lyceum Circle

11:00am-2:00pm

 

SAA Unplugged

Student Activities Association

The Pavilion/Ole Miss Student Union

12:15pm

 

Fall Convocation

Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience

The Pavilion

7:00 pm

 

Wednesday, August 22nd

Breakfast with SAA

Student Activities Association

Galtney-Lott Plaza

7:45 am

 

Get Involved Fair

Office of Leadership and Advocacy and the Ole Miss Student Union

Lyceum Circle

6:00pm-8:00pm

 

Silent Disco

Student Activities Association

The Grove

9:00pm

 

Passport to Diversity

Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement

Bryant Hall Gallery

4:00pm-5:30pm

 

Thursday, August 23rd

Cards Against Hypnosis

Student Activities Association

Student Union Ballroom

7:00pm

 

Friday, August 24th

Ball Pit with Strangers

Student Activities Association

The Circle

10:00am-2:00pm

 

Free Sno Biz

Student Activities Association

Galtney-Lott Plaza

10:00am-2:00pm

 

Welcome Back Concert

Student Activities Association

The Grove

8:00pm

 

Free Friday at the Challenge Course

Campus Recreation

Rebel Challenge Course

4:00pm

 

StudentsFIRST Meet & Greet

Center for Student Success & First Year Experience

CSSFYE Conference Room, 3rd floor Martindale

11:30am-1:00pm

 

Saturday, August 25th

RHA Color Run

Student Housing

The Circle

4:00pm-7:00pm

 

Pride Camp

Center for Inclusions and Cross Cultural Engagement

Bryant Hall

10:00am-3:00pm

 

Sunday, August 26th

2v2 Sand Volleyball Tournament

Campus Recreation

Turner Center

 

Ole Miss Soccer vs Murray St.

Ole Miss Athletics

Ole Miss Soccer Stadium

 

Monday, August 27th

LOU Day

Office of Leadership and Advocacy

Galtney-Lott Plaza

all day

Group Fitness & Personal Training Demo

Campus Recreation

Turner Center

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

 

Rushin’ Roulette Game Night

NPHC

Bondurant 204C

6:00pm

 

Tuesday, August 28th

Creed Day

Office of Leadership and Advocacy

Galtney-Lott Plaza

all day

 

Chill Down With Puppies

Student Housing

TBD

11:00am-2:00pm

 

Intramural Flag Football

Campus Recreation

Turner Center

 

Intramural Unified Flag Football

Campus Recreation

Turner Center

 

African American Male Networking Luncheon

Center of Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement & The UM Chapter of Men of Excellence

Butler Auditorium

11:30 am-1:00pm

 

IFC Round Zero

Fraternal Leadership and Learning

Union Ballroom

5:00pm

 

Meek and  Greet

Meek School of Journalism & New Media

Farley Hall Front Lawn

3:30pm-5:30pm

 

Wednesday, August 29th

ASB Day

Office of Leadership and Advocacy

Galtney-Lott Plaza

all day

 

Wellness Wednesday

Campus Recreation

Outside of Weir Hall

11:00 am-1:00 pm

 

Black Wall Street Mixer

NPHC

Bryant Hall Gallery

6:00pm

 

IFC Round Zero

Fraternal Leadership and Learning

Union Ballroom

5:00pm

 

Thursday, August 30th

Throwback Thursday

Office of Leadership and Advocacy

Galtney-Lott Plaza

all day

 

NPHC Greek Forum

NPHC

David H. Nutt Auditorium

6:00pm

 

Friday, August 31st

Flagship Friday

Office of Leadership and Advocacy

Galtney-Lott Plaza

all day

 

Stand-Up Paddleboard Clinic

Campus Recreation

Sardis Lake

4:00 pm-7:00 pm

 

Back on the Yard BBQ

NPHC

TBA

6:00pm

 

Tuesday, September 4th

Intramural Singles Tennis

Campus Recreation

Turner Center

 

Wednesday, September 5th

Intramural Flag Football Tournament

Campus Recreation

Turner Center

Are You Ready? Dialogue Series: Let’s Start the Conversation

Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement

Bryant 209

TBD

 

Thursday, September 6th

Study Abroad Fair

Study Abroad Office

The Circle (Rain Location: Student Union)

10:00am-2:00pm

 

Sunday, September 9th

Ole Miss Football vs. Southern Illinois

Ole Miss Athletics

Vaught-Hemingway Stadium

3:00 pm

 

Mountain Biking Classic

Campus Recreation

South Campus Trails

4:00pm-6:00pm

 

Free Friday at the Challenge Course

Campus Recreation

Rebel Challenge Course

4:00pm-6:00pm

 

Tuesday, September 11th

Intramural Volleyball

Campus Recreation

Turner Center

 

Mini Destress Fest

Campus Recreation

TBD

TBD

 

Thursday, September 13th

Kayak Water Polo

Campus Recreation

Turner Center Pool

7:00pm-9:00pm

 

Friday, September 14th

Standup Paddleboard Yoga Class

Campus Recreation

Sardis Lake

4:00pm-7:00 pm

 

Sunday, September 16th

Fall Fair: Food and Fun with RHA

Student Housing

Kincannon Yard

4:00pm-7:00pm

 

Friday, September 28th

Fall Favorites with Chicken On A Stick

Student Housing

Stewart Yard

11:00am-2:00pm