CBU Frosh Week 2017

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 Frosh Week! Frosh Week 2017 runs from September 3-10 this year.

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 Frosh Week 2017 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!

Frosh Week 2017

Download your copy of the 2017 Frosh Week Schedule here. 

Sunday, September 3 – Welcome!

9:00 am – 12 noon
First Year Move-In Day @ CBU Residence

11:30 am – 1:30 pm
BBQ in Residence Courtyard

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
MANDATORY Residence and House Council meeting in RBC Lecture Theatre

3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Games @ CBU Residence Courtyard – All new CBU students are invited to attend!

8:00 pm
Bonfire with entertainment from Taylor Burton– All new CBU students are invited to attend!

Monday, September 4 – House Council Games – Welcome Cup

1:00pm – 3:00 pm
Are you an Alumni Bear, Cabot Coyote, Harriss Hawk, or Off-Campus Owl? Come represent your house at the Sullivan Fieldhouse! Who will be the 2017 Welcome Cup champions?

Movie Night in the Verschuren Centre

Tuesday, September 5 – CBUSU Scavenger Hunt

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Outdoor Yoga – Meet in the cafeteria and we’ll head outside!

11:30 am – 12 noon
Scavenger Hunt team registration in Residence Courtyard. Off-campus students can register from 12:30 – 1 pm at Wentworth Park.

12 noon – 1:00 pm
Transportation from CBU Residence to downtown Sydney.

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Scavenger Hunt through downtown Sydney – Solve all the clues to win an amazing prize!

5:00 pm
Meet at the drop-off spot in Wentworth park for a ride back to CBU.

7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Peer Success Coach Social in the Multiversity Room – Come meet your CBU Peer Success Coaches! Ask them anything and get all the info on life as a CBU student!

Wednesday, September 6 – Start Smart! Day. Click here to register now! 

9:30 am – 10:00 am
Registration and light breakfast at the Multiversity Room (near the Boardmore Theatre)

10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Start Smart! – Everything you need to know about how to succeed at CBU! Plus lunch!

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CBUSU Trivia @ The Pit

Thursday, September 7 – School Orientations and Paint Battle

9:30 am – 10:30 am
Cross the Courtyard Ceremony  @ the Great Hall – President Dale Keefe, along with other CBU dignitaries, will be on hand to officially welcome you to your new academic life.

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
 School Orientations – 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.

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
School vs. School Paint Battle – Prepare for battle! This is where you show your school spirit and try to cover your opponents in your school colour! Wear your white Start Smart! t-shirt for maximum effect! We’ll meet on the front lawn by the CBU sign and battle it out!

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Caperchella Music and Arts Festival in the CBU Courtyard

Friday, September 8 – Plant a Tree on the Skyline Trail

9:00 am
Join Parks Canada to plant trees along the Skyline Trail – Get your ticket early in the week by visiting the CBU Students’ Union!

10:00 am – 12 noon
Find your classes tour. Grab your schedule and explore campus!

Saturday, September 9 – Soccer Home Openers and Orange Army Training

11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Orange Army tailgate party in The Pit – Get your orange on and come out to show your orange pride in support of the Capers soccer teams!

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
SMU vs. Capers – Women’s Soccer Home Opener

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

Drop by The Pit for a pub night!

Sunday, September 10 – I Forgot to Ask!

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drop by The Pit for some pizza and ask our student experts about all things CBU! Peer Success Coaches and Frosh Leaders will be on hand to answer all your questions! Take the opportunity to explore campus one last time and find your classes before the semester officially begins!

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bonfire in the Pit courtyard