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NSU kicks-off Welcome Week 2015

(Tahlequah, Okla.)-- Monday, Aug. 17 kicked-off the first day of school for both the Tahlequah and Broken Arrow campuses and each have a slew of fun events slated to welcome students back.


There are plenty of fun activities scheduled all week.

Traditions will hold fast on Aug. 18, when incoming freshmen can participate in the annual Coin Walk at 3:30 p.m. at Second Century Square followed by Freshman Convocation at 4 p.m. at the Center for Performing Arts. To conclude the day, students are encouraged to attend the Residence Halls Association’s Luau, which will feature a student organization fair from 5 to 8 p.m. in the UC Ballroom.

On Wednesday, Aug. 19, students seeking employment for the school year can attend the Part-Time Job Fair hosted by Career Services from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the University Center Lobby basement. Wrapping up the evening, students can bring their inner child to join NAB for Late Night Capture the Flag from 9 to 11 p.m.

The Center for Tribal Studies and the Indigenous Scholar Development Center will be hosting several events on Thursday, Aug. 20, open to all students. N8TVE Connections will take place at Seminary Suites from 1 to 6 p.m. with games, food and prizes.

Gatheration will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at Beta Field and will also have games, prizes and food available. Students also have the option of attending a performance by comedian, Geoff Keith, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the UC Ballroom.

NAB will also be hosting poster sales from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the UC basement on Thursday and Friday.

To celebrate the completion of the first week of school BCM will be hosting a Hoedown at the river on Friday, Aug. 21, from 7 to 10 p.m.

Broken Arrow

NSU’s Broken Arrow campus will also be hosting events throughout the week to welcome students. 

On Monday, Aug. 17, Student Affairs personnel were in the Education Building’s lobby for Donuts and Directions from 8 to 10 a.m. There was also a Welcome Expo from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Administrative Services Building lobby.

There will be Meet and Greets on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday’s event will be in the Liberal Arts Building lobby, Wednesday’s in the Education Building Lobby and Thursday’s in the Business & Technology Building lobby.

Stay up-to-date with events and activities on both campuses by following Broken Arrow Student Affairs and Northeastern Activities Board on social media:

  • Broken Arrow Student Affairs Twitter: @NSUBAStudentAffairs
  • Broken Arrow Student Affairs Facebook: NsuBaStudentAffairs
  • NAB Twitter: @NSUNAB
  • NAB Facebook: Northeastern Activities Board
  • NSU Twitter: @NSURiverHawks
  • NSU Facebook: NSU RiverHawks

For more information about Tahlequah Welcome Week events, please contact Student Activities at 918-444-2526, and for more information about Broken Arrow’s Week of Welcome, contact Jessica Roberts at 918-449-6300 or

Published: 8/18/2015 12:48:06 PM

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