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

Welcome Class of 2022! Join us for Green & Gold Days.

2018 Green & Gold Days Schedule

Friday, August 17

Res Hall Move In
8:00am - 2:00pm | Individual Residence Halls

Brunch in the Hive
10:45am - 1:30pm | Hive | $7 without meal plan

Minor Student & Parent Orientation Meeting: For students under the age of 18, this mandatory session will cover important topics that both parents and students need to know.
1:30pm - 2:15pm | Club Buzz

Parent Reception: Worried about leaving your student, come hang out with other parents in the same boat, and learn valuable information to help with your transition, while your student begins their own orientation session. Refreshments will be served.
2:30pm | Club Buzz

Residence Hall Meetings
2:30pm | Individual Residence Halls

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

Parent Farewell: Take a photo with Sting, and say farewell to your new student, as their journey to college and making new memories begins
3:30pm | Campus Green

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 2022
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

Scavenger Hunt
7:15pm | Jacket Zone (617 N Main St.)

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

Saturday, August 18

Service Projects - Sign up here
9:30am - 11:30am | Leaving from Library Circle (Continental Breakfast provided)

  • Spearfish Wildlife Sanctuary (High Activity) – 50 student limit
  • ReStore w/ Habitat for Humanity (Moderate Activity) - 15 student limit
  • Chalk Art Mural (Moderate Activity) - 20 student limit
  • Spearfish Fire Department (Moderate Activity) - 50 student limit
  • Humane Society (Low Activity) - 50 student limit
  • Northern Hills Training Center (Low Activity) - 30 student limit
  • Hickory House: Sustainable Gardening w/Seniors (Low Activity) - 10 student limit
  • St. Vincent DePaul Thrift Store (Low Activity) - 10 student limit

11:00am - 1:00pm | Hive

Hike and Paint the H: Moderate to High Intensity
1:00pm - 4:00pm | Transportation leaves from the Library Circle

Spearfish Walking Path
1:00pm - 3:00pm | Library Circle

5:00pm - 6:30pm | Hive

Free Daps : Interactive Improv Rap Show
7:00pm | Woodburn Theatre

Welcome Dance: (Pizza and Drinks will be provided)
8:00pm - 11:00pm | Club Buzz

Sunday, August 19

11:00am - 1:00pm | Hive

The Yellow Jacket Final Countdown: (Meet your Student Engagement and Leadership staff. Win cool prizes!)
1:00pm - 1:20pm

The Yellow Jacket Launch Part 2: Let’s Get it Started (Interactive program facilitated by award winning Leadership and Motivational speaker Mike Keegan. 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 (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 Campus Community Fair: Mission Complete (Come see all that Spearfish and the University has to offer. Local businesses, churches, departments, and clubs and organizations will be present. Dinner will only be served here.)
5:00pm - 7:00pm | Campus Green

Monday, August 20 - First Day of Classes

Pool Party
7:30pm | Spearfish Rec Center | Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

August 20 - 30

Photo Scavenger Hunt
Tag: @BHSUShutterbuzzClub #BHSUPhotoChallenge | Sponsored by Shutterbuzz

Tuesday, August 21

Ice Cream Breakfast
8:30am | Campus Green | Sponsored by Campus Ventures

6:30pm | The Hive | Sponsored by Psychology Clib & English Club

Wednesday, August 22

Giant Slip N Slide
4:00pm | YC Practice Field | Sponsored by BHSU Connection

Thursday, August 23

Kick Ball Slip N Slide
7:00pm | The Newman Center (815 King St.) | Sponsored by Newman Club

Friday, August 24

Hike to Devil's Bath Tub
3:30pm | Meet in SU Atrium | Sponsored by Math Club

Ocean's 8 Outdoor Movie
8:00pm | Lyle Hare Stadium | Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

Saturday, August 25

5k Fun Run
10:00am | BH Gravel Lot | Sponsored by Exercise Science

Street Dance
7:00pm-10:00pm | Newman Center (815 King St.) | Sponsored by Newman Club

Sunday, August 26

Leones Creamery Social
2:00pm-4:00pm | Leones Creamery (722 N. Main St.) | Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

Monday, August 27

World’s Slowest Bike Race
3:00pm-5:00pm | Campus Green | Sponsored by Bicycling Club

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

Tuesday, August 28

Bungee Trampoline on the Green
12:00pm-4:00pm | Campus Green | Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

Wednesday, August 29

Ice Cream Floats
11:00am-1:00pm | Campus Green | Sponsored by Enactus

Part-Time Job Fair
11:00am-1:30pm | Underneath the Skywalk | Sponsored by Academic Affairs

Roller Skating @ Rec Center
7:00pm | spearfish Rec Center | Sponsored by Circle K & Buzz Marketing

Thursday, August 30

Rec Sports Field Day
1:00pm-4:00pm | YC Practice Field | Sponsored by Rec Sports

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