2020 Fall Welcome Schedule

file-outline Fall Welcome Booklet - fall-welcome-booklet-2020.pdf (83.94 KB)

Download the Fall Welcome Booklet (PDF) to read about the contents of your Fall Welcome Box and all the programs associated with this month-long new student welcome.

Students must RSVP by Monday, September 14th on Engage in order to receive the event/Zoom link!

Virtual Downtown Day: 9/8 - 9/18 (ongoing)
Join the Downtown Ithaca Alliance (DIA) to support local businesses on the Ithaca Commons virtually through their Back to School Giveaway Contest September 8 - 18, 2020 via their Instagram. Students can enter to win prizes by filling out the online form and participating on their Instagram (@DowntownIthaca). Enter/follow to win one of their fabulous prizes.
RSVP on Engage:

IC Swag Bingo: 9/13, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Compete against your fellow new students by playing bingo to win IC swag from the bookstore!
RSVP on Engage:

Student Activities Board presents Comics Unmasked: 9/15, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
SAB (Student Activities Board) presents Comedy Unmasked a virtual tour, featuring comedians Rob Haze, Matt Ride, and Kiry Shabazz.
RSVP on Engage: https://ithaca.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6408448


Student Organization Fair: 9/16, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
There will be close to 200 student organizations promoting events, recruiting members, and showcasing their student organization. Take this opportunity to network with student leaders, find your passion, and sign up for so many amazing student organizations. By RSVP'ing here, you will receive the link to the Virtual Student Org. Fair page via e-mail the day of the fair! This link will bring you to a list of every student organization who is attending the fair. There you can click on two links: one to the student organization Engage page to see what they're all about and the second will be the Zoom link to individual student organization rooms!
RSVP on Engage:

Honors Program Fall Welcome: 9/18, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
A welcome program for Honors program students only by invite from honors@ithaca.edu.


Hot Drinks and Hangout with IC After Dark: 9/18, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Grab a coffee, tea, or any other hot drink and come hang out with IC After Dark. Get to know your IC classmates over Zoom! We will be in breakout rooms hanging out and talking about anything and everything. There will be one randomly selected prize given out every 30 minutes to 4 lucky prize winners!
RSVP on Engage: https://ithaca.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6405759

Fall Welcome Unboxing w/ President Collado: 9/23, 6:00 pm
An overview and unbox
ing of the items in your Fall Welcome box with President Collado live on her instagram (@PresidentCollado).

Student Activities Board Presents: Netflix Party : 9/24, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Join SAB as we present a Netflix watch party. We will be doing polls on our Instagram leading up to the event to determine which movie to watch, so make sure to follow us at @ithacasab.
RSVP on Engage: https://ithaca.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6408541

Explore the Outdoors Scavenger Hunt: 9/25 at noon - 9/27 at 11:59 pm EDT
The Explore the Outdoors Scavenger Hunt will encourage you to take your IC Water Bottle from your Fall Welcome Box and go on a hike or walk in your neighborhood, village, town, or city. In order to participate, you will need to take a picture with the items on our list. We recognize that not everyone has access to see all these items, we’re open to all creative possibilities! Each post with an item that uses #ICFallWelcome2020 and tags @ICtransition and @ICResLife on Instagram will garner an entry for a $100 e-gift card to LL Bean. If you enter at least 15 items using #ICFallWelcome2020 then you will automatically get an Ithaca College Mug. 
All entries must be posted on Instagram by the 11:59 pm on Sunday, September 27.   
RSVP on Engage:

DIY Boondoggle: 9/28, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Grab your boondoggle strings from your Fall Welcome box and join Orientation staff via Zoom to learn different ways to create some amazing (and IC colored) bracelets, keychains, and more. 
RSVP on Engage:

School of Music Welcome: 9/29, 12:05 pm EDT
A Welcome from the Dean of the School of Music, Dean Kaiser - all School of Music students should attend.
RSVP on Engage:

Paint and Sip: 9/29, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Come hang out with the Orientation Staff and your IC classmates over Zoom for a painting lesson. Materials provided in your Fall Welcome box. No prior paint skills required. A limited number of spots are available and supplies will only be shared with those who RSVP by Monday, September 14th. 
RSVP on Engage:

More information coming on the following programs: