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The purpose of SFA's Weeks of Welcome is to welcome new students to campus and introduce them to campus life. For returning students, WoW is a way to become involved and interact with students and campus organizations.

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Spring 2023 Weeks of Welcome Schedule

Wednesday, Jan. 11

Fitness Challenge
6 a.m. to April 30, 2023 at the Student Recreation Center
 Reward yourself for your dedication to fitness! Complete 3 workouts per week over the course of 15 weeks and win! Pick up your Fitness Challenge Workout Card at the Student Recreation Center weight room desk.

Donuts and Directions
7:30 to 10 a.m. at Steen Library
 Free donuts in front the library and assisting students with directions. Students can also set up 1-on-1 appointments with the Academic Assistance and Resource Center (AARC).

First Day of School Pictures
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Spirit Lounge
 Stop by the Center for Career and Professional Development's (CCPD) photo booth!

Thursday, Jan. 12

Donuts and Directions
7:30 to 10 a.m. at Steen Library
 Free donuts in front the library and assisting students with directions. Students can also set up 1-on-1 appointments with the Academic Assistance and Resource Center (AARC).

Interfraternity Council (IFC) Convocation
6:30 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Twilight Ballroom
 If you are planning to participate in the IFC Formal Recruitment this spring, this event is mandatory, come learn about the process and rules!

Friday, Jan. 13

Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) 101
2 p.m. at Location TBD
 Interested in going Greek, but not really sure what all that entails? Come join Fraternity and Sorority Life to learn about our four councils and how to become a member!

Lumberjack Live: Smile
8 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Movie Theater
 Lumberjack Live is bringing back the movie series with this blockbuster film, Smile! Come on by with a few friends, grab some popcorn and hold onto your seats for this thriller.

Monday, Jan. 16

MLK Day of Service
7:30 a.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Grand Ballroom
 Come join the OMA in engaging with the Nacogdoches community through local service projects in memory of Dr. King's legacy of social justice and equity.

Tuesday, Jan. 17

Student Government Association (SGA) Interest Meeting
5:30 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Commons

Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) Showcase
6 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Twilight Ballroom
 Come see all five MGC chapters as they showcase who they are. You can learn more about each organization or come support your friends.

Student Activities Association (SAA) Interest Meeting
6 to 7 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Multimedia Room
 Do you like event planning and fun? Come and learn about the premiere programming body at SFA!

Orientation Leader Informational Meeting
7 p.m. in the Cole STEM Building, room 401
 Interested in being an Orientation Leader for summer 2023? Come learn more about being an Orientation Leader with SFA's Orientation and Transition Programs.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 18

Health and Wellness Hub Meet and Greet
11 a.m. at the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Plaza
 Students can learn about services offered at the Health and Wellness Hub including Health and Counseling Services, Student Outreach and Support and the Food Pantry.

Student Activities Association (SAA) Interest Meeting
3 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Commons (third floor)
 Do you like event planning and fun? Come and learn about the premiere programming body at SFA!

Meet Your Fitness Team
4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center
 Learn about Group Axe classes and Personal Training services. Participate in a weight room orientation and set yourself up for success with Fitness and Wellness.

IFC Poker Night
5 to 7 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Twilight Ballroom
 Come join the 15 chapters of IFC, play some poker and learn more about the different chapters.

Spoons and Cartoons
8 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Twilight Ballroom and President's Suite
 Do you like cereal and cartoons? Oh boy, do we have the event for you! Come watch some cartoons, munch on some cereal and be enter to win a raffle!

Thursday, Jan. 19

Involvement Fair
4 to 5 p.m. at the Student Recreation Center
 Come explore hundreds of student organizations on campus. #JacksGetInvolved

SFA Women's Basketball vs. Utah Valley
6:30 p.m. in William R. Johnson Coliseum
 Cheer on the Ladyjacks in the Purple Haze Student Section! Dress in as much purple as possible for a chance to win a prize!

AXcel Silent Disco
7 to 10 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Twilight Ballroom
 If you missed the last one, this is your chance! It's Silent Disco 2.0 with the OMA and the AXcel Peer Mentors!

Saturday, Jan. 21

SFA Women's Basketball vs. UT-Arlington
2 p.m. in William R. Johnson Coliseum
 Cheer on the Ladyjacks in the Purple Haze Student Section!

Wednesday, Jan. 25

Jacks Give Back Blood Drive
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Multimedia Room
 One of the greatest acts of service is to give blood! Join others to contribute to the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center in the annual spring blood drive!

Build A Friend
Noon to 2 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Spirit Lounge
 Build-A-Bear but even more! This event is to raise awareness for mental health and surrounding yourself with the comfort of a stuffed animal friend.

"What's Poppin'?" with the Greeks
2 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Atrium
 Come meet all of the Greek organizations and get the scoop about that their organizations are about, while enjoying a fun treat!

SFA Men's Basketball vs. UT-Rio Grande Valley
6:30 p.m. at William R. Johnson Coliseum
 Cheer on the Lumberjacks in the Purple Haze Student Section!

Orientation Leader Informational Meeting
7 p.m. in the Cole STEM Building, room 401
 Interested in being an Orientation Leader for summer 2023? Come learn more about being an Orientation Leader with SFA's Orientation and Transition Programs.

Thursday, Jan. 26

Health and Wellness Hub Meet and Greet
Noon in at the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Plaza
 Students can learn about services offered at the Health and Wellness Hub including Health and Counseling Services, Student Outreach and Support and the Food Pantry.

Lumberjack Live: Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever
8 p.m. in the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Movie Theater
 Lumberjack Live is bringing back the movie series with this blockbuster film, Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever! Come on by with a few friends, grab some popcorn and enjoy the movie.

Friday, Jan. 27

Block Party: Winter Wonderland
7 to 10 p.m. at the Baker Pattillo Student Center, Plaza
 Did you miss out on the award-winning Block Party in the fall? It's redemption time, bring your friends for a good time in our Winter Wonderland.

Saturday, Jan. 28

WoW Backs the Jacks - Basketball Double-Header

SFA Women's Basketball vs. California Baptist
2 p.m. in William R. Johnson Coliseum

SFA Men's Basketball vs. Seattle University
4:30 p.m. in William R. Johnson Coliseum

 Join us for a Lumberjack Basketball double header with a neon vibe! Wear your best and brightest to cheer the Jacks to victory!

Contact

Orientation and Transition Programs
936.468.6641
orientation@sfasu.edu

Physical Address:
Baker Pattillo Student Center, Room 3.301

Mailing Address:
PO Box 6074, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962