Events

2019 Fall Semester: First 10 Days

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Welcome to the fall semester at Dakota State University!

The first weeks of a new semester can be busy, so we made a list of scheduled campus events!

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First 10 Days

first 10 days

Friday, August 23

  • All Offices Open (8:00am-5:00pm)
  • First Year and Transfer Move In (8:00am, Residence Halls)
  • Tablet Distribution (8:00am-5:00pm)
  • Transfer Orientation Sessions (10:00am & 1:30pm, TC Student Services Conference Room)
  • Campus Grill-Out (10:30am-2:00pm, West TC Lawn)
  • Welcome to Your Academic Program (3:00pm, Various Locations)
    1. Beacom College
    2. GS100 for CYOP/NSEC-TCB 203
    3. GS100 for CSC-Beacom Collaboration Center
    4. Computer Game Design-Start in SC 135
  • College of Arts & Sciences-SC 135
  • College of Business and Information Systems-EH 100
  • College of Education-Kennedy Center
  • Campus Ice Cream Social/Goodbyes (4:00pm, East Hall South Lawn)
  • Welcome & GO! Time (4:30pm, East Hall South Lawn)
  • Spaghetti Supper (5:30pm-6:30pm, TC Marketplace)
  • Game Night (7:00pm, Trojan Center)

Saturday, August 24

  • Move-In for Returners (8:00am)
  • New Student Breakfast, Campus Traditions, and Style Show
  • (Food available at 9am; Session Begins at 9:30am)
  • InfSessions for New Students (10:00am-3:00pm)-Eight 20-minute sessions and Lunch
  • **Bring ID & Computers
  • Offices Open: 12:00pm-4:00pm
    1. Library: ITS (tablet distribution)
    2. Heston: Admissions, Financial Aid, Cashier’s Office
    3. Learning Engagement Center: Student Counseling Center, Career & Professional Development,
    4. International Programs
    5. Trojan Center: Student Services Center and Trojan Zone (10:00am-4:00pm)
  • Supper w/RA (5:00pm-6:30pm, TC Marketplace)
  • Hall Meetings (6:30pm-8:00pm, Around Campus)
  • Karaoke Night (8:00pm, Trojan Center)

Sunday, August 25

  • Coordinated Rides tChurch (Meet in the TC Marketplace)
  • Marketplace Open (11:30am-1:30pm)
  • Offices Open: 2:00pm-4:00pm
    1. Library: ITS (tablet distribution)
    2. Heston: Admissions, Financial Aid
    3. Trojan Center: Student Services Center and Trojan Zone (12:00pm-4:00pm)
  • Trojan Olympics (2:00pm, East Hall South Lawn)
  • Campus & Classroom Tours (4:00pm, Around Campus)
  • FYRE Event (TBD)

Monday, August 26

  • Transfer Orientation Session (12:00pm, TC Student Services Conference Room)
  • SAB Comedian Subhah Agarwal (8:00pm, TC Underground)
  • Tuesday, August 27
  • Transfer Orientation Session (12:15pm, TC Student Services Conference Room)
  • Back tBlue Bash (4:00pm-6:00pm, East Hall South Lawn)
  • Downtown in Madtown (6:00pm-9:00pm, Egan Avenue)
  • Home Volleyball Match vs. College of Saint Mary (7:30pm, DSU Fieldhouse) Swap Ur Swag Night
  • Wednesday, August 28
  • Career Fest Kick Off (11:00am-1:00pm, Trojan Center)

Thursday, August 29

  • Home Football Game vs. Dakota Wesleyan (7:00pm, Trojan Field)
  • Monday, September 2
  • Labor Day: NClasses

Wednesday, September 4

  • Activities Fair (11:00am-1:00pm, Outside Trojan Center)

Tuesday, September 10

  • World Suicide Awareness Day (11:00am-1:00pm, West Trojan Center Hallway)

Wednesday, September 11

  • Part-Time Job Fair (2:30pm-4:00pm, Outside Trojan Center)

Saturday, September 14

  • Herb Blakely Cross Country Invitational (10:30am, Madison Country Club)

Sunday, September 15

  • JCP Suit Up Event (6:00pm-9:00pm, Outside Empire Mall in Sioux Falls)

Other Dates

  • Trojan Days 2019
    1. September 16-21
    2. Theme: Our Pride Cannot Be Tamed
  • Day of Service
    1. Wednesday, September 18
    2. Check in and lunch at 12:00pm; Classes canceled from 12:00pm-4:00pm
  • Family Weekend
    1. October 4-5