Welcome Week Events
Welcome Week is the second part of your orientation to LSU (after the one-day Orientation). This exciting event takes place right before the fall semester begins so that you can be completely comfortable and prepared to start your experience at LSU.
Engage. Lead. Geaux.
Tuesday, August 20
Various locations throughout campus
There are hundreds of opportunities to ENGAGE with the LSU community that will help you develop your role as a leader on our campus and in society. Join us for LEADership and diversity activities where you will learn about topics, issues, and skills that will guide you through your academic and professional journeys. Learn what it means to be a leader and how to get involved from students, faculty, and staff.
Tuesday, August 20
7 p.m.-12 a.m.
This isn’t just a gym. View Avengers: Endgame from the leisure river, enjoy free food, games, and giveaways with an all access look at everything UREC offers.
|Aquatic Inflatable||7-9 p.m.||Deep Outdoor Pool Area|
|Archery Tag||7-9 p.m.||West Gym - Court 5|
|Crate Stacking||7-9 p.m.||Climbing Area|
|Dyno Competition||7-9 p.m.||Climbing Area|
|Esports||7-9 p.m.||Esports Room|
|Free Food||7 p.m. until gone||East Gym Corridor|
|Floating on the River||7-9 p.m.||Leisure River|
|Key Log Rolling||7-9 p.m.||Shallow Outdoor Pool|
|Obstacle Course and Hungry, Hungry Hippo Inflatable Games||7-9 p.m.||West Gym - Courts 2-4|
|Sport Club Info Tables||7-9 p.m.||Locker Room Corridor|
|UREC Tradition Shirt Give Away||7-9 p.m.||West Gym-Courts 2-4|
|Cycle: Tiger Beat||7:10-7:30 p.m.||Cycle Studio|
|Fitness Assessments||7:30-8:15 p.m.||Personal Training Room|
|Aerial Yoga||7:35-7:55 p.m.||Functional Training Turf|
|Snow Cones||8-9 p.m.||Challenge Course|
|TRX Suspension Training||8:00-8:20 p.m.||Functional Training Turf|
|ZUMBA||8:25-8:55 p.m.||Studio A|
|Movie by the Pool: Avengers: Endgame||9 p.m.-12 a.m.||Outdoor Pool Area|
Wednesday, August 21
LSU Parade Ground
Head to the Parade Ground for a competition to see which campus community is truly the best. Get decked out in your team’s color at the Spirit Station and get your free #myLSUhome t-shirt.
|Team Colors for Tiger Games|
|Miller Hall - Turquoise||Spruce Hall - Navy Blue|
|Herget Hall - Lime Green||Cedar Hall / Kirby Smith Hall - Gold|
|Laville Halls - Pink||Pentagon Community - Gray|
|Blake, Acadian & McVoy - Black||Broussard & North Halls - Lavender|
|Horseshoe Community - Yellow||South & West Halls - Columbia Blue|
|Cypress Hall - Forest Green||WCA - White / ECA - Beige / NGW - Purple|
Thursday, August 22
9 p.m. - midnight
LSU Student Union
Celebrate the start of a new year with a night full of music, food, games, and much more! Late Night LSU will be Thursday, August 22 from 9:00 p.m. until midnight. The LSU Student Union will be jam-packed with activities such as laser tag, trivia, a mechanical bull, and much more! Take your turn on the mic for karaoke in Live Oak Lounge or Lip Sync Battle in the Union Theater. Learn how to make a fun new dish in LSU Dining’s Teaching Kitchen or challenge your friends to a game of Madden in the arcade area. End the night dancing in Club Cotillion!
The main entrance will open at 9:00 p.m. and your Tiger Card is required for admittance.
See what's happening!
Join in on your favorite carnival games — Ring Toss, Krazy Kans, Giant Jenga, Plinko, Cornhole, and Waffle Ball.
Dance the night away and watch performances from NPHC organizations. Sounds by DJ MoXSwag.
Experience henna artists who are sure to impress
Lip Sync Battle
Who’s got the Talent? Battle it out on the stage as we present Lip Sync Battle.
How long will you hold on? Take a spin on the mechanical bull.
Open Mic at Live Oak Lounge
Calling all performers! Come see what your talented peers have to offer, or get onstage yourself!
Painting with a Tiger Twist
Here’s your chance to create your own masterpiece.
Pose, smile, and say tigers as you capture moments to remember. Featuring Mike and the Tiger Girls.
Kick back and relax before the hustle and bustle of the school year. Get a back massage or make an oil blend.
Make slime or borax balls.
Learn a new easy, fun, tasty meal with LSU Dining! Stop by the Tiger Lair to grab your apron and get to cooking!
Come out and challenge your friends to a friendly game of NBA 2k18 or Madden.
Tiger Soda Shop
Enjoy a root beer or coke float with your new friends.
Who will be the last one standing? Come out and play your friends in an intense game of laser tag.
Don’t forget to grab a quick bite to eat. Food and drinks on us!
Listen to trap music while you try to guess the artist and fill in your square.
Test your knowledge! Categories include theme songs, movies, guess that celebrity and more!
Saturday, August 24
LSU Pete Maravich Assembly Center
Close out Welcome Week with a laugh. Join LSU and LSU Athletics as Welcome Week ends with the funniest people on Saturday night!
Co-headliners: Alex Moffat, Sasheer Zamata, and Mikey Day
Featuring opening comedian: Yedoye Travis
Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and the show begins at 9:00 p.m. with LSU personalities on stage.
All LSU students, faculty and staff free (must present LSU ID)
General Public tickets $20 available at the LSU Athletics Ticket Office, at PMAC Ticket Office on Saturday night or online.
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