Upcoming Events

Laker Welcome 2014 is just around the corner! More events will be added soon, check back often!

Laker Welcome

Tuesday, August 19

Swing Dance Club Open Dance - Carillon Tower, 7:00 to 9:00 PM

Meijer Mania - Standale Meijer, 8:00 PM


Wednesday, August 20

Laker for a Lifetime Kickoff - Parking Lot C, 9:00 to 11:00 PM


Thursday, August 21

Laker Fan Fest - Lubbers Stadium, 5:00 to 7:00 PM

Pre-Law Freshman Open house- Kirkhof Center Room 2263, 6:15 PM

Rec Fest - Campus Recreation Center, 7:00 to 9:00 PM

Welcome Bonfire, Hosted by University Housing- Robinson Field, 9:00 PM


Friday, August 22

Convocation - Fieldhouse Arena, 11:30 AM

All Campus Picnic - Parking Lot C, 12:30 PM

College of Education Open House- Kirkhof Center Room 2263, 1:00 PM

Undecided Major Freshman Open House- Kirkhof Center Room 2215/2216, 1:00 PM

5th Annual Business Orientation-Kirkhof Center Grand River Room, 2:00 PM

Kirkhof College of Nursing Open House- Cook Dewitt Center, 4:00 PM

Students of Color Welcome Mixer - Mary Idema Pew Library, 4:30 to 6:00 PM

Muggle Quidditch - Mary Idema Pew Library Lawn, 6:00 PM

NPHC’s Annual Yard Show- Outdoor Library Amphitheater, 6:00 PM

Library Welcome - Mary Idema Pew Library, 8:00 to 10:00 PM

  • Open Access Exhibit- Atrium
  • Technology Showcase- Atrium
  • Inspirational Airplanes- First Floor Knowledge Market
  • Live Music and Free Tea- First Floor, Argo Tea
  • Button Making-Second Floor
  • Subject Librarians- Glass Wall of the R&I Suite
  • Giant Games- Third Floor Roof Terrace
  • Location Map-Third Floor Innovation Zone
  • Temporary Tattoos-Fourth Floor Collaboration Zone
  • Find your Study Spot- Entire Building

Meet the Greeks - Kirkhof Center Pere Marquette Room, 9:00 to 11:00 PM

Taste of Culture - Kirkhof Center Room 2215/2216, 9:00 to 11:00 PM

Club GV - Kirkhof Center Grand River Room, 9:00 PM to 12:00 AM


Saturday, August 23

Service Saturday - 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Undecided Major Freshman Open House- Kirkhof Center Room 2215/2216, 9:00 AM

Majors in Allied Health Sciences, Medical Laboratory Science, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Radiation Therapy, Radiological & Imaging Sciences, and Therapeutic Recreation- Kirkhof Center Room 2204, 9:30 AM

Pre-Professional Students: Chiropractic, Dental, Medical, Optometry, Podiatry, Pharmacy or Veterinary Medicine Open House- Kirkhof Center Room 2263, 10:00 AM

Graduate Programs in: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Speech Language Pathology and Public Health- Kirkhof Center Room 2204, 11:00 AM

Back to School Bash - Kirkhof Lawn, 1:00 to 4:00 PM

Spotlight Production's Welcome Back Concert - Kirkhof Lawn, 2:00 PM

Spotlight Production's Outdoor Movie - Robinson Field, Dusk


Sunday, August 24th

Kirkhof Service by Campus Ministry- Kirkhof Center Grand River Room, 10:30 AM