Monday, September 1, 2014 (Today)

9:00 AMRecreation Center at the East Gym is open

No membership required for FitSpace or group fitness classes. Must have University ID card.

Welcome Weekend

10:00 AMMountainview transfer tour

Come meet other transfer students living in Mountainview! Bring your schedule and a list of places you need to find. We'll teach you how to find your way around campus before classes start!

Welcome Weekend

10:00 AMMountainview tour of classes and campus

Bring your schedule and a list of places you need to find. We'll teach you how to find your way around campus before classes start!

Welcome Weekend

11:00 AMFun in the sun

Looking for something to do? Come hang out and enjoy the sun while participating in or watching kickball or basketball. The games will be pick-up style and are a great way to meet new people! Not into sports? We'll also have card games going on at the picnic talbes and around the co-rec field.

Welcome Weekend

11:00 AMLet's get moving

Come out and get active in the quad with sports and other fun activities!

Welcome Weekend

1:00 PMMen's soccer game vs. Marist -- Go Bearcats!

Meet outside of Appalachian Dining Hall to walk down and watch our men's soccer team play Marist College!

Welcome Weekend

1:00 PMService project/hike with Faculty Master Jeff

Join Faculty Master Jeff in a service project and hike in the Nature Preserve.

Welcome Weekend

1:00 PMHCC FIeld Day and Social

Come join us outside for fun-filled, camp-style games! Three-legged races, kickball, KanJam and more!

Welcome Weekend

1:00 PMIce Cream Social

Come out and enjoy some ice cream before heading out to CIW's co-rec sports!

Welcome Weekend

1:00 PMMountainview transfer tour

Come meet other transfer students living in Mountainview! Bring your schedule and a list of places you need to find. We'll teach you how to find your way around campus before classes start!

Welcome Weekend

1:00 PMMountainview tour of classes and campus

Bring your schedule and a list of places you need to find. We'll teach you how to find your way around campus before classes start!

Welcome Weekend

2:00 PMNCC Event

Welcome Weekend

2:00 PMMountainview Student Leader Q & A

Looking to get involved on campus but have some questions about where to start? Come hear from some student leaders who are already involved and learn about their paths to leadership success.

Welcome Weekend

2:00 PMCIW co-rec sports

Join in a pick-up game and introduce yourself to the CIW co-rec tradition.

Welcome Weekend

5:00 PMMen's soccer vs. Marist

Bearcats Athletics

7:00 PMMandatory floor meetings for CIW, Dickinson, Hinman, Mountainview and Newing

This is a mandatory floor meeting where your RA will ensure we have an accurate record of who has checked onto your floor. Meet the people who you are in closest contact with -- your floormates!

Welcome Weekend

7:00 PMApartments - meet your government

Come meet your area government leaders and find out how you can get involved!

Welcome Weekend

7:30 PMApartment house meetings

Come meet your neighbors and find out what it means to be a member of our community!

Welcome Weekend

7:30 PMHinman Ice Cream Socials

Directly following your mandatory floor meeting there will be an ice cream social in the main lounge of each Hinman building. Faculty and student fellows will be available to answer questions.

Welcome Weekend

8:00 PMMountainview College Council Party

The executive board of Mountainview College Council invites you to an informal information session. Come and learn about community government -- what positions are available, timelines, etc. Come learn how you can make a difference in your community!

Welcome Weekend

8:00 PMCIW Council Information Social

Come learn about community government. If you are interested in holding an executive board position and making a difference, attendance at this event is strongly encouraged!

Welcome Weekend

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

All DayClasses begin

University Academic Calendar

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

6:30 PMTheatre meet, greet and welcome/orientation

Are you interested in ....acting? Directing? Playwriting? Design? Theatre classes? Auditioning? Singing? Working backstage? Productions? Studying theatre abroad? Dance? Costumes? Sets? Lights? Sound? Come hear more about the exciting opportunities available at the Department of Theatre meet, greet and welcome/orientation. Refreshments will be served! Meet the faculty, staff and current theatre students! Get your questions answered! Come meet new friends and say hello to old ones! Questions? E-mail us at theatre@binghamton.edu.

General Events

8:00 PMAuditions for theatre MainStage Shows

Auditions for "The Lying Kind" by Anthony Neilson and directed by Carol Hanscom and "A Chorus Line," conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett, book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban, co-Choreographed by Bob Avian and directed by Elizabeth Mozer will be held today and tomorrow. A sign-up list for audition times is up on the Theatre Department bulletin board! Prepare a one minute monologue of your choice and 16 bars of a song of your choice. There will be an accompanist so bring sheet music for your song. If you do not wish to be considered for a singing role you may solely present your prepared monologue. Those who wish to be considered for a non-acting chorus part in the musical may present a one-minute choreographed piece in place of the one-minute acting monologue. Bring your own recorded accompaniment and playing device for your dance piece. You can also do the piece without music if you desire.Musicians and orchestra manager needed for "A Chorus Line." E-mail kruffo@binghamton.edu if interested. Callback dates are Thursday, Sept. 4 through Sunday, Sept. 8. Cast lists will be posted on the bulletin board on Monday, Sept. 8. See the full audition call at http://www.binghamton.edu/theatre/auditions.html.

On Stage

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

4:30 PMCreating a U.S.-style resume

In this program you will learn the necessary components to draft a strong U,S.-style resume. Topics to be covered include the purpose of a resume, formatting, appropriate resume section headings, the concept of using action verbs to highlight skills, accomplishments and results, and common differences between U.S. documents and other countries' resumes/CVs. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

6:00 PMJC Mentor fall information session

Gain information on applying and obtaining 2 credits for fall to mentor an at-risk middle school student during the school day in the local Johnson City Middle School. All current sophomores, juniors and seniors are welcome to attend. If you have 8 a.m.-noon available two days per week you can rely on the BC Transit #17 bus to complete your hours or if you have your own transportation you can visit the school 7:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Monday through Friday to collect the 5-6 hours/week required. Visit this link for details: http://www2.binghamton.edu/career-development-center/students/undergraduate/internships-and-other-ways-to-gain-experience/jc-mentor-program.html. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

6:30 PMAuditions for theatre MainStage Shows

Auditions for "The Lying Kind" by Anthony Neilson and directed by Carol Hanscom and "A Chorus Line," conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett, book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban, co-Choreographed by Bob Avian and directed by Elizabeth Mozer. A sign-up list for audition times is up on the Theatre Department bulletin board! Prepare a one minute monologue of your choice and 16 bars of a song of your choice. There will be an accompanist so bring sheet music for your song. If you do not wish to be considered for a singing role you may solely present your prepared monologue. Those who wish to be considered for a non-acting chorus part in the musical may present a one-minute choreographed piece in place of the one-minute acting monologue. Bring your own recorded accompaniment and playing device for your dance piece. You can also do the piece without music if you desire.Musicians and orchestra manager needed for "A Chorus Line." E-mail kruffo@binghamton.edu if interested. Callback dates are Thursday, Sept. 4 through Sunday, Sept. 8. Cast lists will be posted on the bulletin board on Monday, Sept. 8. See the full audition call at http://www.binghamton.edu/theatre/auditions.html.

On Stage

Thursday, September 4, 2014

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

12:00 PMGroup appointment: Making your U.S.-style resume

In this program you will learn the necessary components to draft a strong U.S.-style resume. Topics to be covered include the purpose of a resume, formatting, appropriate resume section headings, the concept of using action verbs to highlight skills, accomplishments and results, and common differences between U.S. documents and other countries' resumes/CVs. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

1:00 PMInternet Native Banner (INB) Basics

This workshop is for anyone who goes into the back-office forms (screens) in Banner to make changes to student information. This course will help users get comfortable moving around within forms and from form to form. It is a pre-requisite to getting a User ID in Internet Native Banner. Call 777-6362 or visit http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

4:30 PMTargeting your resume for JIF

In this session you will learn tips on how to create a resume for use at a job fair. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

Friday, September 5, 2014

10:00 AMUndergraduate Admissions Tour Only

Tour only for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

12:00 PMInternational students: How to make "small talk" with employers

This interactive workshop will help you to make small talk with employers at the Job and Internship Fair. This workshop will build your confidence, create a positive first impression, bond with recruiters and employers, and most of all, make them remember you. This program will cover key concepts that international students need to learn to form relationships at networking and social events and eventually land a job in the U.S.! For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

1:00 PMUndergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour

Information session and tour for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

2:30 PMMy first resume

In this session you will learn how to spot common errors in a resume, improve your resume language and gain tips on how to conduct an initial self-critique. Bring your ID! For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events

3:00 PMVolleyball vs. Austin Peay (away)

Bearcats Athletics

5:00 PMCross country vs. Albany

Bearcats Athletics

6:00 PMMen's soccer @ Duquesne

Bearcats Athletics

7:00 PMWomen's soccer vs. Siena

Bearcats Athletics

8:00 PMVolleyball @ Akron

Bearcats Athletics

Saturday, September 6, 2014

All DayGolf @ Colgate Invitational

Bearcats Athletics

10:00 AMUndergraduate Admissions Tour Only

Tour only for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

12:30 PMVolleyball vs. Bryant (away)

Bearcats Athletics

1:00 PMUndergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour

Information session and tour for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

3:00 PMMaster Class with Joel Diegert, saxophone and Mariam Vardezelashvili, piano

The Solaris Duo, Joel Diegert, saxophone, and Mariam Vardezelashvili, piano, will conduct a master class based on the pieces they will perform in their concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7. Free. For more information, call 607-777-2592, visit http://music.binghamton.edu or become a fan on Facebook. This event is sponsored by the Binghamton University Music Department.

On Stage

5:30 PMVolleyball vs. Drake (away)

Bearcats Athletics

Sunday, September 7, 2014

All DayGolf @ Colgate Invitational

Bearcats Athletics

9:00 AMMen's tennis in round robin dual

Bearcats Athletics

11:00 AMMen's soccer vs. Niagara at Duquesne

Bearcats Athletics

1:00 PMWomen's soccer @ Lafayette

Bearcats Athletics

3:00 PMGuest Artist Recital: Joel Diegert, saxophone and Mariam Vardezelashvili, piano

The Solaris Duo, Joel Diegert, saxophone, and Mariam Vardezelashvili, piano, will perform music by Prokofiev, Barber and Britten. This concert is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Binghamton University Music Department. For more information, call 607-777-2592, visit http://music.binghamton.edu or become a fan on Facebook.

On Stage

Monday, September 8, 2014

10:00 AMHyperion for query writers

This workshop is geared toward new and current users who write queries. It covers most of the above End Users class, but at an accelerated rate. It will also cover creating a simple query and modifying existing queries in Interactive Reporting Web Client mode. Attendees will also learn how to save their queries and give other users permission to view and run the query. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

1:00 PMBlackboard overview

Covers the basics of Blackboard including accessing your course, adding materials, availability and policies. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

6:00 PMMake your resume job search-worthy

Learn how to transform your resume from a basic listing of experiences to a targeted document that positions you for an interview. This program will cover how to tailor your existing resume to a desired position and maximize resume effectiveness by using strong, targeted language. It will also provide you with tools to conduct an effective self-critique before you apply. For more information, contact the CCPD at careers@binghamton.edu.

Career Events