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Welcome events are free for all Sun Devils. Whether you are a freshman, international, transfer, commuter or returning student, there is an event for you. Bring your family and friends, because the activities are open to you to help you prepare for a successful college career. Explore the event schedule below to discover all the ways to get involved.

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"When I was transferring to ASU, I knew I wanted to get involved. Going to the ASU Welcome events helped me to meet new people and get a sense of what ASU has to offer.”

- Regan, Photography

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Wednesday
December

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Transfer Student and Family Welcome

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:00am to 12:15pm
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University Center/ La Sala Ballrooms , West Campus
New Transfer student are encouraged to attend this program to connect with academic colleges, university resources, and fellow transfer students.

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Opening Ceremonies

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 11:30am to 1:00pm
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Student Pavilion, Senita Ballroom , Tempe Campus
Embracing the rich diversity and culture of ASU through a welcome from University leadership and performances.

Wednesday
January

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International Orientation Play Fair

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Sun Devil Fitness Center , Tempe Campus
Get to know your fellow students by attending this team-building program that features fun activities.

Wednesday
January

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International Orientation Shopping Trip

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 5:00pm to 9:00pm
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Depart from Circle Dr. at W. P. Carey School of Business , Tempe Campus
Join us for the free fun-filled shopping trip to get home goods for your new home at ASU.

Thursday
January

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Graduate International Orientation

Thursday, January 3, 2019 8:30am to Friday, January 4, 2019 1:00pm
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Student Pavillion, Senita ballroom , Tempe Campus
This Orientation program will focus specifically on topics that impact international graduate students.

Thursday
January

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First Year International Orientation

Thursday, January 3, 2019 8:45am to Friday, January 4, 2019 1:00pm
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Memorial Union, Arizona ballroom , Tempe Campus
International Orientation programs offer an overview of a wide variety of topics that will help you meet new friends and learn about ASU.

Thursday
January

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International Orientation Family Program

Thursday, January 3, 2019 8:45am to 4:00pm
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Memorial Union, Alumni Room , Tempe Campus
Orientation program that is designed specifically for parents and families of international students.

Thursday
January

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Transfer/ Exchange International Orientation

Thursday, January 3, 2019 9:00am to Friday, January 4, 2019 1:00pm
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Memorial Union, Ventana ballroom , Tempe Campus
Two-day orientation programs that designed to all incoming transfer/ exchange international students.

Thursday
January

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Transfer Student Orientation

Thursday, January 3, 2019 9:00am to 1:30pm
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Memorial Union/Ventana Ballroom/Tempe Campus , Tempe Campus
New Transfer students attending the Tempe campus are encouraged to attend this single day orientation to help navigate next steps and success at ASU.

Thursday
January

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International Orientation Rock the Rec

Thursday, January 3, 2019 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Sun Devil Fitness Center , Tempe Campus
Learn about the programs and services that Sun Devil Fitness Center has to offer.

Thursday
January

3


 

ASU Basketball v Utah

Thursday, January 3, 2019 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Wells Fargo Arena , Tempe Campus
ASU Basketball v Utah

Friday
January

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Downtown Phoenix Spring Orientation

Friday, January 4, 2019 8:00am to 11:30am
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Student Center @ The Post Office , Downtown Campus
Transfer students attending the Downtown Phoenix campus are encouraged to attend this orientation to meet campus leaders, university services and more

Friday
January

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ASU Polytechnic Spring Orientation

Friday, January 4, 2019 9:00am to 12:30pm
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Student Union/Cooley Ballrooms , Polytechnic Campus
Transfer students are encouraged to attend this single day orientation to interact with ASU leadership, finalize class schedule and tour campus.

Friday
January

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Coalition of International Students Carnival

Friday, January 4, 2019 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Sun Devil Fitness Center , Tempe Campus
The Coalition of International Students and its member organizations host this Carnival to welcome all new international students.

Monday
January

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Carnival Games

Monday, January 7, 2019 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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In front of Verde Dining Pavilion (VDP) , West Campus
Carnival Games

Monday
January

7


 

Dream Catchers

Monday, January 7, 2019 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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University Center Building (UCB) 240 , West Campus
Dream Catchers

Tuesday
January

8


 

Food Truck Tuesday

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Fletcher Plaza , West Campus
Want to enjoy some new and tasty cuisine? Come to Fletcher Plaza for Food Truck Tuesday.

Tuesday
January

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Graduate and Professional Student Association: Graduate Student Spring Welcome

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Student Pavilion; Room 121A (Senita A) , Tempe Campus
GPSA Movie Night! Start the spring semester with popcorn, hot chocolate, and the 80's classic comedy movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Wednesday
January

9


 

Fulton Difference Spring Summit

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 10:00am to 2:00pm
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ECG Student Center and Patio , Tempe Campus
The Fulton Difference Spring Summit is a welcome event for new and returning students in the Fulton Schools of Engineering.

Wednesday
January

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Spring Into Rec

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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Sun Devil Fitness Center- West Campus , West Campus
Spring into Rec, West Campus SDFC-W

Thursday
January

10


 

Spring West Fest

Thursday, January 10, 2019 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Fletcher Lawn ASU West , West Campus
Looking to be more involved on campus? Come out and learn more about the different student organizations located here at ASU West.

Thursday
January

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Spring West Fest

Thursday, January 10, 2019 11:00am to 2:00pm
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Fletcher Lawn , West Campus
Want to join a student organization or get more involved on campus? West Fest is the place for you!

Friday
January

11


 

Graduate and Professional Student Association Spring International Welcome

Friday, January 11, 2019 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Memorial Union , Tempe Campus
International Graduate students are welcome to come learn about the resources and opportunities at ASU.

Friday
January

11


 

Spring 2019 GPSA International Students Welcome

Friday, January 11, 2019 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Student Pavilion 121 BC (Senita BC) , Tempe Campus
Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) welcomes international students. Join GPSA and other fellow graduate students at this free event!

Friday
January

11


 

Having conversations with American Peers

Friday, January 11, 2019 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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SSV Amphitheater , Tempe Campus
Learn more about talking and about having conversations with American Peers. Also get to know more about conversation starters.

Friday
January

11


 

Coffee and Conversation

Friday, January 11, 2019 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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SSV Amphitheater , Tempe Campus
Join us for Coffee and Conversation, and get to meet other students on campus while you enjoy some coffee and snacks.

Friday
January

11


 

Winter Wonderland

Friday, January 11, 2019 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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La Sala Ballrooms , West Campus
Winter in the desert? I think so. PAB is hosting a Winter Wonderland event to welcome students back for the spring semester!

Friday
January

11


 

ASU Women's Basketball v. Stanford

Friday, January 11, 2019 7:00pm to 10:00pm
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Wells Fargo Arena , Tempe Campus
ASU Women's Basketball v. Stanford

Tuesday
January

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Study Abroad Showcase at West

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 2:00pm to 4:30pm
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Fletcher Lawn , West Campus
Learn about how you can study abroad and earn ASU credit. Where will you go?

Tuesday
January

15


 

Slangs and Idioms

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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SSV Amphitheater , Tempe Campus
Slangs are different in every country & in the U.S. there are many different expressions! So join us to learn more about Slangs and Idioms.

Tuesday
January

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W. P. Carey School of Business Spring 2019 Transfer Welcome

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 4:30pm to 6:00pm
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Business Administration (BA) building, room 199 , Tempe Campus
This must- attend event for new W. P. Carey School of Business transfer students.

Friday
January

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Classroom Discussions

Friday, January 18, 2019 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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SSV Amphitheater , Tempe Campus
Since classrooms in the U.S. are more of a student-centered, join us to learn more about how to participate in “Classroom Discussions”.

Saturday
January

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Borderlands Produce Rescue

Saturday, January 19, 2019 8:00am to 11:00am
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Tempe Campus
Contribute $12 to shop for up to 70 pounds of fresh produce for your family or to share with neighbors, friends or someone in need.

Saturday
January

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MLK Day of Service - Tempe

Saturday, January 19, 2019 8:00am to 1:00pm
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Tempe Campus
MLK Day is a chance to start the year off right by making an impact in your community. Join the hundreds of thousands of people who serve on MLK Day

Saturday
January

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ASU Basketball v. Oregon

Saturday, January 19, 2019 7:30pm to 9:30pm
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Wells Fargo Arena , Tempe Campus
ASU Men's Basketball v. Oregon

Tuesday
January

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Study Abroad Showcase at Poly

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 11:00am to 2:00pm
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Backus Mall , Polytechnic Campus
Thinking about summer or fall 2019 plans? Go abroad! Join us on Backus Mall to learn about how you can study abroad on credit-bearing programs.

Tuesday
January

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MLK Student Rally & Student Organization Fair

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Tempe Campus
Come celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and servant leadership. We will take you on a journey of what it means to be a servant leader.

Thursday
January

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Study Abroad Showcase at Downtown Phoenix

Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:00am to 2:00pm
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Taylor Mall , Downtown Campus
Thinking about summer or fall 2019 plans? Go abroad! Join us on Taylor Mall to learn about how you can study abroad on credit-bearing programs.

Sunday
January

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ASU Women's Basketball v. USC

Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Wells Fargo Arena , Tempe Campus
ASU Women's Basketball v. USC

Thursday
February

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Study Abroad Fest

Thursday, February 7, 2019 11:00am to 2:00pm
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Hayden Lawn , Tempe Campus
The world awaits you! Learn about study abroad programs where you can earn course credit abroad before the March 1 deadline.