Graduate School Resource Fair: MSU Union, 10am-12pm
All NEW and RETURNING Graduate & Professional Students are invited to attend the Graduate School’s Resource Fair on Saturday, August 27. COGS will be there! Check here for information and updates: Graduate School Resource Fair at the MSU Union | The Graduate School
COGS Fall Welcome Celebration: MSU Benefactors Plaza, 12-3pm
Come celebrate new beginnings! After the Resource Fair, make your way over to Benefactors Plaza (behind Chittenden Hall) for the COGS Fall Welcome Celebration. Join COGS, Graduate Student Life and Wellness, The Graduate School and other campus partners for an in-person, outdoor afternoon of fun, friends, good food, games, music and more! Coming from home? There’s plenty of free and close parking in ramp 6. MORE PARKING INFO HERE: https://maps.msu.edu/interactive/ and here: Parking Office
OPPORTUNITIES TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS
Fall Welcome offers opportunities and activities to make new connections – with graduate and professional student peers, and the campus community. We hope you’ll make some new friends along the way!
- VIP guest speakers
- Music and dancing courtesy of Impact Radio
- Full array of fun lawn games & fun for the whole family
- Caricature Artists
- MSU Cheer Team!
- Special treats – thank you to Insomnia Cookies!
- Lunch from Grand Grillin’
Special Activity Centers Featuring:
All graduate and professional students, friends and families are welcome to join us! It’s a great time to engage with your fellow graduate students and learn about your campus community!
REGISTRATION: This event is FREE for MSU Graduate & Professional Students and their guests/families! Please be prepared to fill out quick registration form (Name, email & # guests) to receive wristband for entry to event space. There will be QR-Coded signs that will link to the form. Please show submission page from device to receive wristband. All attending MSU Graduate & Professional Students must register. COGS staff will be able help register those who are not able to use their device for this. Must have registered and receive wristband to be eligible for prizes!
Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors!
Sponsor donations directly impact our graduate and professional students, because supporting student connections = student success! We could not do this without our generous sponsors! If your department is listed here, please spread the love! For our wonderful community donors, please visit their businesses and check them out online! We are lucky to have a community supporting Spartan Graduate & Professional students! Want to make a donation? Contact email@example.com
The Graduate School
Graduate Student Life and Wellness
MSU Office of Research and Innovation
MSU Office of the Provost
The Wharton Center
Office of Inclusion & Intercultural Initiatives
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
College of Communication Arts & Sciences
College of Education
Broad College of Business
University-wide Fall Welcome Events
Check out the Student Life webpage for the full Fall Welcome schedule. There are tons of fun activities planned for ALL students to participate! It’s a great time to get to know your whole campus community. Check it out here: https://studentlife.msu.edu/fall-welcome/events-fall-welcome/index.html
THANKS TO ALL WHO CAME OUT FOR FALL WELCOME COOKOUT 2019! WE HAD A GREAT TIME!
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Memorable Moments from our 2019 Fall Welcome Cookout:
A HUGE Thank YOU to our 2019 sponsors! We couldn’t do it without you!
PLATINUM: MSU Alumni Association, Graduate Student Life and Wellness, Blaze Pizza, Insomnia Cookies
GOLD: Vice President Office for Administration. MSU-FCU, MSU Recreational Sports & Fitness, College of Agriculture, College of Education, College of Engineering, Kind Company, Spartan Hall of Fame Café
SILVER: Wharton Center, Broad College of Business
BRONZE: LBGT Resource Center, College of Arts & Letters, MSU-OISS, Aveda Institute, Espresso Royale, Fieldhouse, Foods for Living, Fresh Thyme, Green Dot Stables, Harrison Roadhouse, Impression 5 Science Center, Marco’s Pizza, McAllister’s Deli, NCG Cinema, Noodles & Company, Painting with a Twist, Peanut Barrel, Playmakers, Rally House
Memorable Moments from our 2018 Fall Welcome Cookout: