Thursday, August 21st
New Students and Family B.B.Q.
3:30pm – 6:30pm
Location: Podium - Near the Small Fountain
Share your campus with family and friends while enjoying a FREE dinner (Kosher meals available).
||Welcome Candlelighting Ceremony|
9pm – 10pm,
Location: Entry Plaza
This UAlbany tradition officially welcomes you to the UAlbany Community with a ceremony symbolizing the beginning of your collegiate career as we light the University flame of knowledge. Fireworks to follow!
||Campus Programming Board Presents: |
First Night Fest
10pm – 1am
Enjoy your first night on campus in style at the video dance party with a 50’ screen showing all the latest music videos. Dance and have a blast with entertainment, activities and giveaways.
||Late Night @ the Campus Center: |
Danes After Dark
Location: Danes After Dark Lounges (Uptown:1st floor, Campus Center; Alumni Quad Location: TBD) Fun entertainment and activities are available during Danes After Dark, including ping pong tables, a pool table, air hockey and foosball. In addition you will find board games, video games and karaoke. During the semester game shows, concerts, performances, card games, first run movies and various competitions (poetry slam, trivia, etc.) take place.