Welcome Back Week

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Lamar University is excited to welcome new and returning Cardinals to campus at Welcome Back Week!

Spring 2019 Welcome Back Week

Tuesday, January 22

Art Fest
11 am – 1 pm
Dining Hall Lawn
This event is full of color! Bring your creativity to life on a canvas, get pumped with school spirit by designing your own tie-dye rally towels, and make a splash with splatter paint! Make sure you stop by!

Dodgeball
4 pm - 7 pm
Indoor Arena at the Rec Center
Come on out for dodgeball! This is a great chance to meet new and returning students, and our intramurals student staff will be on hand to answer questions.

Tacos and Trivia
8 pm – 10 pm
Food Court at the Setzer Student Center
We are having our very own Taco Tuesday with TRIVIA and PRIZES. Come enjoy tacos and test your knowledge of pop culture, sports, Lamar, and more! See you there!

Wednesday, January 23

Welcome Back Breakfast
7:30 am – 9:30 am
Porch of the Galloway Business Building
Join us for breakfast to welcome you back to campus for the spring semester! Grab a bite to eat or a drink on your way to class! Provided by the Center for Career & Professional Development.

#WEARELU Mural
10 am – 1 pm
Breezeway at the Mary and John Gray Library
Make your mark on the #WEARELU mural by sharing the words that mean LU to you! Free t-shirts! (While supplies last.)

Card Making for the Kids
1 pm – 4 pm
Atrium in the Setzer Student Center
Make a greeting card with Dance Marathon! These cards will be sent to children in the hospital, so stop by and spread some cheer. Dance Marathon is a fundraiser for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a non-profit organization that raises funds and awareness for more than 170 pediatric hospitals across North America.

Crate Stacking
4 pm – 7 pm
Multipurpose Court at the Rec Center
Want a challenge? We have it! Stack crates as high as you can while standing on top. How many can you stack without falling?

Lamar Cardinals Men's Basketball vs. Incarnate Word
Starts at 7:00 pm
Montagne Center
Come out and support your men’s basketball team as they take on Incarnate World at the Montagne Center!  Show your Cardinal pride and root them on to victory. FREE beanies will also be given away throughout the game!

Thursday, January 24

Donuts With CAB
8:30 am – 10:30 am
Circle Drive at the Setzer Student Center
Interested in planning programs for LU students? Join the Cardinals Activities Board for donuts, music, and games and learn more about their programs.

DIY Dry-Erase Vision Boards: Focus Your Vision
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bayou North in the Setzer Student Center
With the start of a new semester comes the perfect time to re-center and re-focus our goals. Join us for a creative way to inspire yourself and craft a daily reminder of the goals you have for yourself, that also doubles as a white board for everyday use!

Cardinal Orientation Team Info Session
2 pm – 3 pm
Neches Room in the Setzer Student Center
Every summer has its story. What’s yours? Develop your leadership skills and share your Cardinal pride with our new incoming students on the Cardinal Orientation Team! Come learn more about how you can have the summer of a lifetime by applying to be a member of the 2019 Cardinal Orientation Team.

Sweet Street
5 pm – 8 pm
Atrium in the Setzer Student Center
Take a second to enjoy how "sweet" Lamar is with some Sub Zero ice cream! While you're there, make a customized street sign with your name and grab some of our Lamar gear!

Friday, January 25

Cardinal Orientation Team Info Session
11 am – 12 pm
Neches Room in the Setzer Student Center
Every summer has its story. What’s yours? Develop your leadership skills and share your Cardinal pride with our new incoming students on the Cardinal Orientation Team! Come learn more about how you can have the summer of a lifetime by applying to be a member of the 2019 Cardinal Orientation Team.

Carnival Night
5 pm – 10 pm
Setzer Student Center
Enjoy a night of fun at the Setzer Student Center! We’ll have Bumper Cars, an Arcade, Carnival Games, Game Shows, Food and so much more! Get your spring semester started off right and check it out!