BHSU is in the process of making plans
for the 2013 Green and Gold Week.
Check out experience of 2012 below.
Black Hills State University welcomes the Fall 2012 incoming freshman class and all students to join us for Green & Gold Welcome Week August 26 – August 31, 2012. BHSU understands that beginning college is both an exciting and challenging experience, so we strive to make you feel comfortable during your first few days on campus. Green & Gold Welcome Week is a program for new students dedicated to helping you move into your residence halls, become accustomed to campus life, obtain vital information you will use to succeed at BHSU, and meet life-long friends.
Offices Open Sunday, August 26, 2012
Green & Gold Welcome Week Schedule:
Sunday, August 26
8 a.m. - Noon - Move In; Meet at your Residence Halls
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Dining Service Open; The Hive
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Parent Farewells; Residence Halls
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Residence Hall meetings; Residence Halls
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Veterans Welcome & Orientation Program; Young Center
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Off-Campus, Non-Traditional, Commuter Student Welcome & Orientation; Young Center
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Presidential Convocation with feature keynote speaker Troy Stende; Young Center Gymnasium
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. - Community/Campus Fair & BBQ; Campus Green
9 p.m. – Midnight – Dance; Student Union
Monday, August 27
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Brunch; The Hive
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. – Veteran's Center Ribbon Cutting; Student Union
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. - Meet your Deans & Professors; Student Union
Noon - 2 p.m. - Downtown Block Party; Downtown Spearfish
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. - Student athlete In-Service Welcome; Young Center
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. - Community Service Projects; Various Locations
4 p.m. - Evening Classes Begin (Monday evening classes that meet at 4 p.m or later).
5 p.m. - Dining Services Open; The Hive
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. - Pool Party; Spearfish Rec Center
Tuesday, August 28
8 a.m. – Daytime Classes Begin
3:30 p.m. - Exploring the Black Hills Kick Off; Club Buzz
6:30-9 p.m. - Ice Cream Social - future site of the Newman Center, corner of King and University Street
Wednesday, August 29
3:30 p.m. - Exploring the Black Hills/Biking Options; Student Union Cul-de-sac
7 p.m. - Canaan Smith Outdoor Concert; Lyle Hare Stadium
Thursday, August 30
9 a.m. - Noon - Part-time Job Fair; Student Union Jacket Legacy Room
3:30 p.m. - Exploring the Black Hills/Rock Climbing & Hiking Options; Student Union Cul-de-sac
Friday, August 31
3:30 p.m. - Disc Golf Demostration; Campus Green
6 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Downtown Friday Nights; Downtown Spearfish
9 p.m. - Campus Campout; Campus Green
Green and Gold activities are sponsored by: Green & Gold Comittee, City of Spearfish, Residence Life, Residence Hall Association, Lutheran Campus Ministries, Student Success Center, Student Union & Activities, and University Programming Team.