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ASU Welcome Signature Events

ASU Welcome Signature Events

Welcome to ASU! Welcome events are open to all Sun Devils and are designed to help you prepare for a successful college experience. Here’s a preview of the exciting signature events that you won’t want to miss:

Rec the Rink 

Saturday Aug 13, 2022
7 to 10 p.m
Sun Devil Fitness Complex

Join us at Rec the Rink as we transform the Downtown SDFC into an 80's themed roller rink, arcade, and photo-booth! Learn all about Sun Devil Fitness and Wellness with giveaways, games, and food!

Sparky’s Day of Service

Monday Aug 15, 2022
3 to 5 p.m.
Taylor Mall

Sparky’s Day of Service is a large part of the ASU community and Changemaker Central wants to start off strong! Join our team on a project with St. Vincent de Paul and help us bring change to the Downtown community! You will also get an opportunity to meet our Changemaker staff, take merchandise and learn how you can make social change an integral part of your ASU experience. 

Part Time Job Fair

Transfer & Commuter Welcome Tour
Wednesday Aug 17, 2022
1 to 2 p.m.
Post Office

Join us after the Transfer/Commuter Ice Cream/Dessert Social at Student Center at the Post Office! We will start the tour at the Post Office and conclude in the Health North & South Courtyard.

Wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and a hat!

Part Time Job Fair

Wednesday Aug 17, 2022
2 to 4 p.m.
AE England Building

Looking to land a part-time job?
Join us at the Part Time Job Fair to meet with both ASU Departments and off campus employers hiring for part-time jobs. Part time jobs are a great way to earn extra money and gain work experience! This event will feature ASU Departments and community businesses who are looking to hire for retail, dining, administrative and other positions.

Sparky’s Carnival

Wednesday Aug 17, 2022
6 to 9 p.m.
Civic Space Park & AE England

Sparky's Carnival is the club fair on the Downtown Phoenix campus. Students will get to experience a fun outdoor carnival complete with rides, games and food, while getting a chance to meet the student organizations on the Downtown Phoenix campus.

Dive In Movie

Friday Aug 12, 2022
7 to 10 p.m.
Sun Devil Fitness Complex Pool

Come watch Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore at the Dive-In movie at the Pool! Beat the heat, have some snacks and watch a movie at the pool! 

Family Welcome Lunch

Saturday Aug 13, 2022
11 a.m  to 2 p.m.
Citrus Dining Pavilion

Unpacking is hard work! Take a break and join us for a casual Family Welcome Lunch at the Citrus Dining Pavilion! Students with a meal plan will use a meal swipe.  All family members and guests will eat complimentary. 

PARTYtechnic

Saturday Aug 13, 2022
7  to 10 p.m.
Sun Devil Fitness Center
Sun Devil Mall

Come have fun with the ASU Poly Community at PARTYtechnic! Fun activities, free food and free stuff!

Sparky’s Day of Service

Wednesday Aug 17, 2022
10 a.m to 12 p.m., 9:30 a.m. breakfast at Student Union
Student Union (check in and breakfast)
Cooley Ballroom 
Garden Commons

Help clean up plant beds, composting, planting and more at Garden Commons! Water and supplies provided. Pack Teacher Supply Kits with Valley of the Sun United Way for Local Teachers. Make candy popper gifts to send to Mexico for children in poverty stricken areas or pack Heat Relief Kits with Valley of the Sun United Way for Human Services Campus

Sparky’s Day of Service After Party

Wednesday Aug 17, 2022
12 to 2 p.m.
Lot 10 Basin

Join us for the After Party to Beat the Heat and celebrate all your hard work with games, free food and free sustainable school supplies!

Club Hub & Part Time Job Fair

Thursday Aug 18, 2022
5 to 7 p.m.
Sun Devil Fitness Complex

Club Hub is the Poly's largest involvement fair and an annual tradition at the Polytechnic Campus. Club Hub is an opportunity for students to connect with student organizations at the Polytechnic campus and Get Involved with campus life. Check out the amazing things our students are doing and how you can join.

 

MU Takeover 2022

Saturday Aug 13, 2022
7 to 10 p.m.
Memorial Union

This event is MU Takeover, where PAB will transform all levels of the MU, MU North Stage, and Student Pavilion into interactive activities for students. Different areas of each of these locations will be designated to allow for carnival games, arcade games, art and crafts, and food experiences. This includes a DJ, mechanical bull, mini golf, tote bag painting, fortune telling, skeeball, air hockey, caricature, and bingo.

Rock the Rec

Sunday Aug 14, 2022
7 to 10 p.m.
Sun Devil Fitness Complex

Join us  at Rock the Rec for a night of recreation, games and fun! Get to know the Sun Devil Fitness and Wellness team with giveaways, inflatables and food! 

Sparky’s Day of Service

Monday Aug 15 to Wednesday Aug 17, 2022

As a new Sun Devil, you will unite with like-minded Sun Devils to create your footprint at ASU through leadership and service. Through Sparky’s Day of Service, you will learn how to make an impact, understand how to best use your strengths to make a difference, and get involved at ASU. 

CIS Fall Carnival

Monday Aug 15, 2022
1:30 to 4 p.m.
Sun Devil Fitness Center Bay 3

Join us at the Coalition of International Students Welcome Carnival to celebrate new students on campus and give them an opportunity to socialize before classes start. Come meet new people, learn about international organizations on campus, and play fun games!

Summerset Fest 2022

Monday Aug 15, 2022
8 to 11 p.m.
Sun Devil Fitness Complex

Summerset Fest is the Residence Hall Association's annual flagship event to kick off the academic year. Summerset Fest will be hosted at the Sun Devil Fitness Complex on August 15th, 2022. Summerset Fest is aimed to welcome all Sun Devils by delivering thrilling live music and the opportunity to meet dozens of student organizations that are key to the student-experience.

Culture Kickoff at Passport

Wednesday Aug 17, 2022
4 to 9 p.m.
Student Pavilion

Culture Kickoff is a series of authentic experiences exploring identity, promoting inclusion, and celebrating cultural expression. The Student Pavilion provides a gateway to a wide array of programming, services, and resources that help to facilitate a greater sense of belonging among international and other historically underrepresented students through its culturally-based student coalitions and Multicultural Communities of Excellence space. Through food, music, and fine arts – we create the cultural fabric that enriches us, producing a Sun Devil community that values, appreciates, and welcomes others.

Part Time Job Fair

Wednesday Aug 17, 2022
1 to 3 p.m.
Sun Devil Fitness Center- Tempe

Looking to land a part-time job? Join us to meet with both ASU Departments and off campus employers hiring for part-time jobs. Part time jobs are a great way to earn extra money and gain work experience! This event will feature ASU Departments and community businesses who are looking to hire for retail, dining, administrative and other positions.

Passport to ASU

Wednesday Aug 17, 2022
4 to 9 p.m.
Memorial Union

At Passport you can connect with student organizations and learn ways that you can get involved on campus and in community life while at ASU! Hundreds of organizations will be tabling, offering giveaways and information about how you can join organizations and find your perfect community.

 

PAB Shakedown

Saturday Aug 13, 2022
7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Sun Devil Fitness Complex Quad

PAB is kicking off the Fall Semester with their traditional Shakedown! Come out and join us for good music and lots of fun!

USG BBQ

Friday Aug 19, 2022
6 to 8 p.m.
Sun Devil Fitness Center

Come join us for some music, fun, games, and good BBQ!

Sun Devil Sundown

Saturday Aug 20, 2022
7 to 9 p.m.
Sun Devil Fitness Complex Pool

Kick off the year with RHA West for Sun Devil Sundown out on the pool deck. We'll be having live entertainment, lawn games, and other cool giveaways all night long. Donʻt miss out on a bunch of free stuff and an opportunity to meet other residents just like you from your own residence halls. See you there!!!

Westfest & Rock the Rec

Thursday Aug 18
5 to 9 p.m.
Sun Devil Fitness Center-West

Join us at one of the biggest welcome events of the school year! West Fest & Rock the Rec will take place on Thursday, August 18th from 5PM to 9PM in the SDFC.

Begin your connections now! Start your night off at the student club and org fair and find out how you can get involved at West Campus. There will be light programming and performances during this time! The fun doesn't end there! At 7 PM, head to the SDFC lawn for a night full of inflatables, lawn games, snacks, and more!