Frosh Events – CBU Week of Welcome 2016


We want to ensure that your experience as a CAPER begins on a high note, and what better way to do so than by having an awesome Week of Welcome!

On top of making new friends, you’ll learn about the outstanding services that are in place to make your experience at university a successful one.  CBU’s Week of Welcome is designed to make your transition to university seamless, so take advantage of the events and activities planned just for you by CBU and the CBU Students’ Union!

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CBU Week of Welcome 2016 


Sunday, September 4 – Welcome to Residence! 

9am – 12pm: First Year Residence Move In & Pancake Breakfast @ Harriss Hall Residence

12pm – 1:30pm:  BBQ in the CBU Residence Courtyard

1:30pm – 3:30pm: MANDATORY Meeting for Residence Students @ the RBC Lecture Theatre

1:30pm – 3:30pm: Residence Parent Information Session @ Meal Hall in Harriss Hall

3:30pm – 7pm: Bungalow Social and Games in the CBU Residence Courtyard – All new CBU students are invited to attend!

8pm: Ghost Stories Around the Bonfire – Join us on campus and tell your scariest story! 

Monday, September 5 – Beach Day!

11am – 4pm: CBU Hits Dominion Beach!

8pm: CBU Movie Night @ the Verschuren Centre – Bring your blanket and enjoy some popcorn with us! 

Tuesday, September 6 – CBUSU Scavenger Hunt!

10am  – 11am: Outdoor yoga  with Breathing Space Yoga behind the CBU Library – Mats provided or bring your own!

11:30am – 12:30pm: Transportation from CBU Residence to Wentworth Park

12:30pm – 1pm: Scavenger Hunt Team Registration @ the Wentworth Park Bandshell

1pm – 5pm: CBUSU Scavenger Hunt through downtown Sydney

5pm – 8pm: Frosh Social @ The Pit

9pm – 11pm: Laser Tag on the CBU lawn

Wednesday, September 7 – Enlist in the Orange Army!

12pm – 2pm: International Student Orientation in the Library Lounge  – Be as loud as you want – it’s a No Shush Zone!

2:30 – 3:30: Orange Army Training @ The Pit – Painting yourself orange will come naturally as a Caper! Come show your spirit and learn our cheers!

3:30 – 6pm: House Council Challenge – Welcome Cup – Come represent your house as a player or superfan and see which house will take an early lead in the first events!  We’ll be looking for the tournament champ PLUS the best cheer squad!

7pm – 9:30pmFrosh Mixer @ the Multiversity Room – Come meet other first-year students and your Peer Success Coaches!

7pm – 9:30pm: Transfer Student Mixer @ the Manson Lounge – Come meet other students transferring to CBU and share your experiences!

9:30 – 11:30pm: CBUSU Trivia @ the Multiversity Room – Show your smarts and earn Orange Army Points along the way!

Thursday, September 8 – Start Smart Day!

9am: Returning Student Move In @ CBU Residence

9:30am – 10am: Registration by the Boardmore Playhouse

10am – 3pm: Start Smart! – Everything you need to know about how to succeed at CBU in one nicely wrapped package! Plus lunch!

9:30pm – 11:30pm: CBUSU Fireside Open Mic with Keith Mullins – Showcase your talent around the bonfire!

Friday, September 9 – Paint Battle!

9:30am – 10:30am:  Cross the Courtyard  @ the Great Hall – This is your official welcome into the CBU academic community. President David Wheeler, along with other CBU dignitaries, will be on hand to officially welcome you to your new academic life.

10:30am – 11:30am: Find Your Classroom – Discover campus and find your classroom. Frosh Leaders will be around campus to help!

11am – 1pm: School Orientation – Now that you’re officially part of the CBU academic community, it’s time to meet the professors, instructors, deans, and fellow students in your academic school. Locations will vary. Please check your email for information from you school on where

1:30 – 3pm: School Paint Battle – Prepare for battle! This is where you show your school spirit and try to cover your opponents in your school colour! Be sure to wear your white Start Smart t-shirt for maximum effect!

6pm – 10pm: CBU Fauxlympics – We bring Rio to CBU!  Well, kind of! Represent your House in a series of events to win gold!

Saturday, September 10 – Soccer Home Openers and Capers Gone Country!

11:30am – 1pm: Orange Army Tailgate Party

1pm – 3pm: UNB vs. CBU Capers – Women’s Soccer Home Opener

3:15pm – 5:15pm: UNB vs. CBU Capers – Men’s Soccer Home Opener

7pm: Capers Gone Country with Pretty Archie and Jordan Musycsyn

Sunday, September 11 – Soccer Weekend Continues!

11:30am – 1pm: Orange Army Tailgate Party

1pm – 3pm: UPEI vs. CBU Capers – Women’s Soccer Game

3:15pm – 5:15pm: UPEI vs. CBU Capers – Men’s Soccer Game