CSUB welcomes students back with a 'Week of Welcome'

Posted at 3:41 AM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-26 11:30:48-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Cal State Bakersfield is welcoming new and returning students for the Fall 2019 semester by hosting several events throughout the week.

Students return to class on Monday, August 26. CSUB will kick-off their 'Week of Welcome' by offering free doughnuts and coffee in The Student Union Lobby from 9 to 11 a.m. For a list of all the events happening for the 'Week of Welcome', see below.

Monday, August 26th

Motivational Mondays

9 to 11 a.m. | Student Union Lobby

Start the week off energized and fed! The Student Union will be offering free coffee and donuts for all students. Stop by before they run out!

Pop-Up Produce Pantry

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Food Pantry

Need some food to get you through the week? Stop by the Produce Pantry and pick up some fresh produce from local farms in Bakersfield.

Week of Welcome Kick-Off

Noon to 1 p.m. | Student Union Patio

CSUB is excited to welcome new and returning students. Come stop by the Student Union Patio and kick-off the new semester with some events and free food.


5 to 7 p.m. | Student Recreation Center

Come learn about the SRC and its resources! All you need is your Student ID!

Tuesday, August 27th

Taco Tuesday

11:30 a.m. | Student Union Patio

Celebrate Taco Tuesday with your student representatives! They will be handing out free tacos and asking questions that you may have.

Transfer T-shirt Swap

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Student Union Patio

Donate your previous school t-shirt and receive a new CSUB t-shirt and show your 'Runner Pride!

Transfer Social

5 to 7 p.m. | Student Union MPR

Transfer students stop by and connect with other students, staff, and faculty. Have your questions answered, enjoy refreshments, and prize giveaway.

Wednesday, August 28th

We Popping Wednesday

All Day | Student Union Lobby

The Student Union is always "poppin" on Wednesdays! Stop by the Student Union and grab some free popcorn.

Wellness Wednesday

9 a.m. | Student Union Lobby

CSUB cares about your health and well-being. As the semester starts, stop by and energize yourself with free parfaits, granola bars, and information on how to keep healthy.

Runner Hour

11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Student Union Patio

Stop by and enjoy a small break with a live DJ and games provided by the SRC!

Thursday, August 29th

Campus Clean Up

Noon to 1 p.m. | Student Union Patio

CSUB prides itself on being a clean, green, and smoke-free campus. Interested in helping the initiative? Stop by the Student Union Patio and volunteer your time to clean up the campus.

Kona Ice by the Wishing Tree

1 to 3 p.m. | Alumni Park

Have any wishes that you would like to make for your academic success? Come write them down and tie them on our Wishing Tree.

Next Con

3 to 5 p.m. | Student Union MPR

Interested in being a leader on our campus? Want to be Vice President of an organization? We have the information for you! Check out "Next Con" and find helpful information on becoming a student leader on campus.

Friday, August 30th

Runner Luau

6 to 9 p.m. | Stockdale Court

You made it through the first week of school! Celebrate your achievement and come relax with us in the Stockdale Courtyard. We will be having pizza, cookies, and more.