Huskies First Four


Huskies First Four: Days


Orientation is the perfect time to meet people, get to know campus and build a foundation for success.

Use your Star ID and password to pre-register for events, select a group of your interest and order a T-shirt.

We encourage new students to participate in Huskies First Four events. It's the best way to connect with the St. Cloud State community.

Schedule of events

Thursday, Aug. 17

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Move-In: New students move into residence halls

Residence Halls

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Huskies First Four Days: Check-In

Atwood Memorial Center, first-floor lounge

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Community College Connection open house Centennial Hall 366
1-2 p.m. e-Services: Not just for Academics!

Miller Center B31

10 a.m.-7 p.m. FREE Fitness Center / Recreation Halenbeck Hall
9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Late Night at the Rec Halenbeck Hall

Friday, Aug. 18

Atwood Memorial Center, 1st floor lounge
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Orientation Check-In and Information Tables
9 a.m. Morning Welcome (Wear your Orientation T-shirt) Atwood Mall
10 a.m. Academic Orientation
Herberger Business School Atwood Memorial Center
School of Education Education Buildling
College of Science & Engineering Atwood Memorial Center, Ballroom
School of Health and Human Services Stewart Hall, Ritsche Auditorium
School of Public Affairs Atwood Memorial Center
College of Liberal Arts / School of the Arts Atwood Memorial Center
1-5 p.m. Community through Diversity workshops. Required for new students. Centennial Hall classrooms
1-5 p.m. Respect & Responsibility, Part I Not Anymore online workshop Centennial Hall room 222
Tournament of Champions: College of Science & Engineering Faculty vs. Students Volleyball Match
10 a.m.-9 p.m. FREE Fitness Center / Recreation Halenbeck Hall
7:30 p.m. Huskies Fun Run/Walk. Wear running/walking shoes. Prizes for top finishers. Atwood Mall
 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Atwood After Dark Atwood Memorial Center

Saturday, Aug. 19

8 a.m.-4 p.m. Huskies First Four Days Check-In Atwood Memorial Center, first-floor lounge
9:15 a.m. Morning Welcome   Atwood Mall (outdoors); rainsite: Atwood Ballroom
9:30 a.m. Orientation Groups   Atwood Mall & various campus buildlings
10 a.m. SCSU 101 presentation  Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall
Brunch -- Tickets provided to students without meal plans Garvey Commons
9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Condensed Orientation program

New veteran, adult learner, student-parent, commuter and transfer students are encouraged to attend.

 Atwood Memorial Center, Glacier   Room
12 p.m.-7 p.m. FREE Fitness Center / Recreation Halenbeck Hall
12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Veterans Appreciation Picnic Barden Park
2-5 p.m. Service Projects
  • Pack meals for the hungry
  • Make fleece blankets for St. Cloud Hospital patients
  • Make empowerment capes for youth living in shelters
Atwood Memorial Center, Ballroom (2nd floor)
8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Late Night Social

DJ and dance party, henna tattoos, food and fun.
Atwood Memorial Center

Sunday, Aug. 20

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Library Lawn Party South Lawn, Miller Center
Noon-10:30 p.m. FREE Open Rec activities  Halenbeck Hall/Campus Rec
Community through Diversity workshops 
Noon FREE Yoga Class with Dr. Beth Berila Barden Park -- Rain site is Atwood Ballroom
1-4 p.m. Metro Bus training Miller Center room 122
4:30 p.m. FREE Black Light Zumba Class  Halenbeck Hall, Dance Studio
Noon-10:30 p.m. FREE Fitness Center / Recreation Halenbeck Hall
7 p.m. Required floor meetings for residential students All residence halls
8 p.m. No H8 Campaign Speaker (To be announced in July.) Stewart Hall, Ritsche Auditorium
9-10:30 p.m. Ice Cream Social Garvey Commons

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