Join us for Green and Gold Days to kick off your BHSU experience!

Welcome Class of 2021! Join us for Green & Gold Days.

2017 Green & Gold Days Schedule:

Friday, August 18
Res Hall Move In
8:00am - 2:00pm | Individual Residence Halls

Brunch in the Hive
11:00am - 1:30pm | Hive

Parent Reception
2:30pm |  Club Buzz

Residence Hall Meetings
2:30pm | Individual Residence Halls

Commuter Program
2:30pm | Student Engagement & Leadership Center (SU210)

The Yellow Jacket Launch Part 1: The Mission (Session Description: Confused about what’s going on? No worries, we’re here to fix that. Join us as we discuss what you need to know about your campus and community resources.)
4:00pm | Young Center Basketball Arena

Presidential Address to the Class of 2021
5:00pm | Young Center Basketball Arena

Dinner in the Hive
5:30pm |  Hive

Downtown Friday Nights - Transportation Provided (Trolley's leave from 6:15-7pm)
6:30pm | Student Union Cul De Sac

Res Hall Programs
8:30pm | Individual Residence Halls/Complex

Saturday, August 19
8:30am | Hive

Service Projects - Sign Up Here
9:30am - 11:30am | Leaving from Student Union Cul De Sac

  • City of Spearfish Beautification (High to Moderate Activity) - 75 student limit
  • Edge Wood Vista: Sustainable Gardening w/ Seniors (Low Activity) - 50 student limit
  • Spearfish Fire Department (Moderate to Low Activity) - 100 student limit
  • Dorsett Home: Bingo and Reading with Seniors (Low Activity) - 20 student limit
  • Humane Society (Low Activity) - 50 student limit
  • Restore w/ Habitat for Humanity (Moderate Activity) - 15 people
  • Northern Hills Training Center (Low Activity) - 20 people
  • Linking Fences - Community Art Project (Low Activity) - 20 people

11:00am - 1:00pm | Hive

Hike and Paint the H
1:00pm - 4:00pm | Transportation leaves from the Student Union Cul De Sac

5:00pm - 6:30pm | Hive

Contracted Entertainment: Daniel Martin - Magician
7:00pm | Jacket Legacy Room

Welcome Dance
8:00pm - 11:00pm | Club Buzz

Sunday, August 20
11:00am - 1:00pm | Hive

The Yellow Jacket Final Countdown play final countdown song
1:00pm - 1:20pm

The Yellow Jacket Launch Part 2: Let’s Get it Started (Session Description: Interactive program facilitated by national award winning Leadership speaker Jay Zarr. Build connections and get to know your fellow Yellow Jackets.)
1:20 - 3:20pm | Jacket Legacy Room

The Yellow Jacket Launch Part 3: Training Day (Session Description: this session is to be facilitated by the R&R Specialist and go over advising, how to access class schedules, online portals like D2L and web advisor, attendance confirmation, writing and math centers, library hours, classroom etiquette…all things students to need to know to be academically successful)
3:25pm - 4:45pm | Jonas 305

The Yellow Jacket Launch Part 4: Take Off (Worried about Monday morning? Come take a tour of your classrooms, learn about office hours, and have a discussion with your college’s faculty.)
4:45pm - 5:30pm | Various Locations

The Yellow Jacket Campus Fair: Mission Complete
5:30pm - 7:30pm | Young Center Field House

R&R Specialist will be in the Welcome Center from 8-4 Mon, Aug. 21nd –Fri, Aug 25th

Monday, August 21 - 1st Day of Classes
Pool Party
7:30pm | Spearfish Rec Center | Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

Tuesday, August 22
Ice Cream Breakfast
8:30am | Campus Green | Sponsored by Campus Ventures

The Hook Up 
7:00pm | Woodburn Theatre  | Sponsored by Title IX Office & CAB

Wednesday, August 23
Canoe Trip
3:30pm | Iron Creek Lake | Sponsored by COLP

Improv Comedy Show
7:00pm | Black Box Theatre | Sponsored by Props & Liners

Thursday, August 24
Roller Skating @ Rec Center
7:30pm | Spearfish Rec Center | Sponsored by NOCS and YJ Friends

Friday, August 25
Hike to Devil's Bath Tub
3:30pm | Meet in SU Atrium | Sponsored by GSA

9:00 - 11:00pm | Lucky Strike Lanes | Sponsored by Sigma Tau Gamma

Saturday, August 26
Outdoor Movie Showing
8:00pm | Lyle Hare Stadium | Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

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