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Week of Welcome

Wednesday, August 11

Wednesday

August11

11

Intro to Rock Climbing

5:00PM—8:00PM (Student Recreation & Fitness Center)

Come enjoy an evening of rock climbing at the rock wall in Tech's Student Recreation & Fitness Center! All levels of experience are welcome!

Thursday, August 12

Thursday

August12

12

Intro to Rock Climbing

5:00PM—8:00PM (Student Recreation & Fitness Center)

Come enjoy an evening of rock climbing at the rock wall in Tech's Student Recreation & Fitness Center! All levels of experience are welcome!

Friday, August 13

Friday

August13

13

Trivia Challenge

3:00PM (Multipurpose Room, Roaden University Center, 2nd Floor)

Join us for an evening of trivia! Get your team together and come see if you have what it takes to win one of our prizes. Trivia categories will range from Tech history to pop culture and many others!

Friday

August13

13

Escape!

4:00PM—8:00PM (Student Recreation & Fitness Center)

Do you have what it takes to make a great escape? Grab your friends and test your skills at Tennessee Tech's very own Escape Room, located at the Marc L. Burnett Student Recreation & FItness Center. Note: Groups will be limited to sizes of 4-6, and groups should plan to spend 45 minutes.

Saturday, August 14

Saturday

August14

14

Religious Organizations & Churches Fair

11:00AM—1:00PM (Centennial Plaza)

If you’re interested in joining a religious organization, come stop by and visit with the various religious organizations and churches both on Tech’s campus and within the Cookeville area. Come find your fit!

Saturday

August14

14

Escape!

2:00PM—6:00PM (Student Recreation & Fitness Center)

Do you have what it takes to make a great escape? Grab your friends and test your skills at Tennessee Tech's very own Escape Room, located at the Marc L. Burnett Student Recreation & FItness Center. Note: Groups will be limited to sizes of 4-6, and groups should plan to spend 45 minutes.

Saturday

August14

14

Movie at Tucker Stadium

7:00PM (Tucker Stadium)

Enjoy an evening with your friends as you watch a movie outdoors on the big screen while enjoying concessions, such as popcorn and Italian ice! Grab your blankets and friends to make it a fun, unforgettable evening! This year's movie is A Quiet Place Part II!

Sunday, August 15

Sunday

August15

15

Paint Night

7:00PM (Multipurpose Room, Roaden University Center, 2nd Floor)

Join Tech's very own College of Fine Arts for Paint Night! This event is free. You will receive all materials needed to create your very own masterpiece and will receive instruction from Tennessee Tech art instructor, Bevin Butler!

Sunday

August15

15

Cosmic Bowling

7:00PM—10:00PM (Bowling World - 545 Neal St., Cookeville)

Get your friends together and come out for an evening of FREE bowling at Bowling World (located at 545 Neal St. in Cookeville). Games begin at 7:00pm, and each student will be permitted to bowl 1 game for free! *Must have Eagle Card to be admitted! 

Monday, August 16

Monday

August16

16

Tech Treasure Hunt

11:00AM—3:00PM (Various Locations - Follow @tntechstudentlife on Instagram)

Do you enjoy quests and treasure hunts? Join the Office of Student Activities on a journey across campus to solve clues for a chance to win prizes! Do you have what it takes to win?

Monday

August16

16

Residential Life Picnic

12:00PM—3:00PM (Main Quad)

You don't have to live on campus to join the Residential Life team and Residence Hall Association (RHA) for some fun in the sun with food, music, and yard games including cornhole! This event is open to all students, including residential and commuter students. 

Monday

August16

16

Gaga Ball & Foot Pool

5:00PM—8:00PM (Student Recreation & Fitness Center)

Join the campus recreation staff for a fun evening of Gaga Ball and Foot Pool! Test your skills to see if you can be the winner of either of these fun and friendly games! Gaga Ball is a more friendly version of dodgeball where you will use basic coordination skills to keeps you moving, while Foot Pool is a fun mash-up of soccer and billiards! 

Monday

August16

16

Intro to Group Fitness

5:00PM—8:00PM (Student Recreation & Fitness Center)

Have you been wanting to try TRX, spin, or yoga classes? This is a great opportunity to try out some of Tech's group fitness classes! Check back soon for class schedule.

Tuesday, August 17

Tuesday

August17

17

University Convocation

2:45PM (Hooper Eblen Center)

University Convocation is the formal induction of the Class of 2025 into the Tennessee Tech academic community. This event is for freshmen and their families only. For more information about this event, visit tntech.edu/convocationNote: Freshman students should arrive at 2:30pm and must wear the purple 2021 freshman t-shirt received at SOAR.

Tuesday

August17

17

Class of 2025 Photo

4:00PM (Overall Field at Tucker Stadium)

This event is for freshmen only! Your freshman year at Tech will be one of your most memorable so make sure to capture it by taking part in this Tech tradition! Your class photo will be available for you to download as a keepsake to share with your family and friends. Note: Freshman students must wear the purple 2021 freshman t-shirt received at SOAR.

Tuesday

August17

17

Student Organization Mix & Mingle

5:00PM (N. Dixie Ave.  & Centennial Plaza)

Want to get involved on campus? Come out to the Student Organization Mix & Mingle to meet representatives from various organizations and see all that Tech has to offer!

Wednesday, August 18

Wednesday

August18

18

Freshmen Fall Classes Guided Tour with SOAs

1:00PM (Multipurpose Room, Roaden University Center, 1st Floor)

Classes start tomorrow, so don’t be lost and confused on your first day! Come take a tour of your fall classes with the SOAs. The SOAs will help you find the buildings and classrooms you need so you can be successful and start the semester off right!

Wednesday

August18

18

Sand Volleyball

5:00PM—8:00PM (Intramural Fields)

Come enjoy some friendly competition and sand volleyball at Tech's Intramural Fields!

Wednesday

August18

18

Hypnotism with Dr. Jim Wand

7:00PM & 9:00PM (Derryberry Hall Auditorium, Derryberry Hall, 2nd Floor)

Get ready for an evening full of laughs that you'll never forget! Come see Dr. Jim Wand mesmerize the crowd as he hypnotizes selected volunteers. If you've ever wanted to be hypnotized, here's the perfect opportunity! *Must have Eagle Card to be admitted!

Thursday, August 19

Thursday

August19

19

Grab & Go Breakfast

8:00AM—10:00AM (Centennial Plaza) - WHILE SUPPLIES LAST

If you are in need of some fuel to start your first day, stop by the Grab & Go Breakfast table located on Centennial Plaza! We will have pre-packaged breakfast options available to make sure you start the semester off right!

Thursday

August19

19

SOA Information Tent

8:00AM—3:00PM (Centennial Plaza)

Need directions or need to know where a building is located? Stop by the SOA information tent located in the southeast corner of Centennial Plaza to chat with the friendly SOAs and get the information you need for the first day of classes!

Thursday

August19

19

Sharp Shooter Challenges

5:00PM—8:00PM (Student Recreation & Fitness Center)

Do you love basketball, soccer, or football? Come enjoy some friendly competition with fellow Golden Eagles at the Student Recreation & Fitness Center's Sharp Shooter Challenges!

Thursday

August19

19

Live on the Plaza featuring The Smoky Nights

6:00PM—8:00PM (Centennial Plaza)

Wind down after your first day of the fall semester with some live music on Centennial Plaza! Live on the Plaza is an event series brought to you by the Student Government Association (SGA) S.O.L.O. fund. Make sure to grab your friends and come enjoy some free live energetic music performed by Cookeville's own, The Smoky Nights!

Thursday

August19

19

Cosmic Bowling

7:00PM—10:00PM (Bowling World - 545 Neal St., Cookeville)

Get your friends together and come out for an evening of FREE bowling at Bowling World (located at 545 Neal St. in Cookeville). Games begin at 7:00pm, and each student will be permitted to bowl 1 game for free! *Must have Eagle Card to be admitted! 

Friday, August 20

Friday

August20

20

Meet the Greeks

5:00PM—8:00PM (Main Quad)

Tennessee Tech’s fraternities and sororities are full of students who contribute to the campus and the Cookeville community. You’re invited to learn more about our three governing councils and meet members of our 19 fraternities and sororities. Come out and Meet the Greeks!

Saturday, August 21

Saturday

August21

21

Water Sports at Meadow Creek Lake

10:00AM—2:00PM (Meadow Creek Lake - Monterey, TN)

If you enjoy water sports, such as kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding or want to give them a try, join Tennessee Tech's Outdoor Programs for a fun day at Meadow Creek Lake! All experience levels welcome! Transportation will be available. Advance sign-up required - check back soon for more information!

Saturday

August21

21

Movie at Tucker Stadium

7:00PM (Tucker Stadium)

Enjoy an evening with your friends as you watch a newly released movie (not yet available for home viewing) outdoors on the big screen while enjoying concessions, such as popcorn and Italian ice! Grab your blankets and friends to make it a fun, unforgettable evening! This year's movie is Raya and the Last Dragon!

 

 

 

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