Sunday, August 29, 2021

“Fill the Bus” Service Project
University wide service project hosted by CCEL.

Residence Halls Move-In

Move-in will continue as scheduled.

2 - 4 PM (EDT)
Tie Dye & Friends!
The Residence Halls Association (RHA) presents Tie Dye & Friends! Come to the Wells Courtyard on Sunday, August 29th any time between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM to tie dye a free shirt provided by RHA. There will also be yard games to enjoy with friends!

2 – 5 PM (EDT)
JMC Welcome Reception and Student Organization Fair
Club Spartan Third Floor Case Hall - JMC students only. JMC faculty and staff will be on hand to meet you and pass out welcome packets. Visit with various JMC Student Organizations and find out how to get involved during your first year. Students moving in August 28th or 29th are encouraged to attend this session.

3 - 6 PM (EDT)
Student Parents on a Mission (SPOM), Student Parent Resource Center (SPRC), and Student Veterans Resource Center (SVRC) Fall Welcome
Event will take place at the University Village Event Field - Please visit SPOM’s website for information on upcoming events at and SVRC’s website at

4 - 6 PM (EDT)
Commuter/Off-Campus and Transfer Student Meeting

MSU Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center Big Ten Room ABC - New First Year MSU commuter/off-campus students (students who do not reside on campus) and new MSU transfer students (students who previously attended another post-secondary institution) are strongly encouraged to attend this session. Light refreshments will be served. Information on making MSU your “home away from home” and an opportunity to meet fellow commuting Spartans are the goals of this session. Important information about such topics as transfer of credits, parking, and feeling connected to MSU will be highlighted. For additional information visit our website at Scan the QR code below or click the link to register for this event.
Commuter Off-Campus Transfer

For your convenience, commuter students can reserve a discounted hotel room at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center during the Fall Welcome period. This will provide commuter students an opportunity to stay close to campus during Fall Welcome and enjoy the excellent amenities of the Kellogg Center. Call the Kellogg Center and ask for the Fall Welcome commuter rate, and reserve your room today. The phone number for the Kellogg Center is: (517) 432-4000 and the website for the Kellogg Center is:

*Please note 8 PM REQUIRED residence hall community meetings listed after the Spartan Engage U Activites.

7 – 11 PM (EDT)
Spartan Engage U Evening Activities
Engagement evening activities that are coordinated between Department of Student Life and REHS as an extension of community building activities.

7 - 9 PM (EDT)
Spartan Night at the Museum
Eli and Edythe Broad Museum - Join the MSU Eli and Edythe Broad Museum staff for an amazing interactive event featuring interactive programming and the opportunity to view the collections the museum. Hosted by MSU Eli and Edythe Broad Museum.

7 - 8 PM (EDT) 
Planetarium "Startacular Show"

Abrams Planetarium - Join the Abrams Planetarium staff for an interactive “Sky Over MSU” experience. Event will explore the constellations, planets and other observable phenomena that can be seen in the skies over MSU. Please RSVP for the event using the following link for the event Event information can also be found on the Abrams Planetarium website at

9 PM (EDT) 
Movie Night with RHA and UAB
Breslin Student Events Center - Head over to the Breslin for a movie night with new friends and big fun! Join the University Activities Board (UAB) and the Residence Halls Association (RHA) for this movie night welcoming you to campus. Doors will open by 8:30 PM with showtime at 9 PM. Check out our social media @UABatMSU and @MSURHA for movie title announcement and more!

9 - 10 PM (EDT) 
Sparty Smart Trivia
Virtual - Spartans will have the opportunity to win prizes during each round. We will host three rounds including a social media lightning round. Hosted by Department of Student Life. Scan the QR code below or click the link to register for this event. To participate in the event please click the link to join the webinar: ID: 930 5347 5446, International numbers available:

Sparty Smart Trivia

9 - 10 PM (EDT) 
Spartan Scavenger Hunt

Virtual - Join us for a virtual campus wide scavenger hunt delivered via MSU Student Life Facebook Live. Event participants must post pictures of scavenger hunt items or locations on the MSU Student Life Facebook or the Involve@State Instagram. The first correct posting will win that round, and a total of 5 rounds will be provided for a chance to win first, second, and third place prizes based on the number of rounds won. Event will be virtual but additional points will be awarded for onsite location picture posts or historical picture posts of items. Watch our social media throughout the day to get scavenger hunt clues prior to the event. Hosted by Department of Student Life. Scan the QR code below or click the link to register for this event.
Spartan Scavenger Hunt

9 - 11 PM (EDT) 
Spartan Skating at Munn
Munn Ice Arena - Come break the ice and meet new Spartans and join us for ice skating at Munn Ice Arena. Ice skating lessons will be provided.

*8 PM (EDT)
Residence Hall Community Meetings are REQUIRED
Exact locations will vary per hall and will be shared by your Community Director - Residents will have a community meeting one night during Move-in. Residents moving in on Saturday or Sunday, will meet on Sunday, August 29 at 8 PM. During this meeting, residents will meet their hall staff, learn more about the hall, and review important policies and procedures. Participation in this meeting is REQUIRED.