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Welcome Week Continues (NYC)

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From ice cream socials, to bubble soccer, to field trips ranging from baseball to Broadway, SDACA and friends are putting on quite a month of welcome events.

The Welcome Week train keeps on rolling, with another slate of can’t miss events. Here’s what’s on tap for the coming days:

Monday, September 12

BINGO for Books with Ice Cream
12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. | Student Union
Want some extra cash for textbooks? We’ve got you covered with “BINGO for Books,” where you can win bookstore book vouchers that could be a huge boost to the textbook fund, as well as Pace gear. E-N-J-O-Y some free ice cream as you vie for bingo domination.

Tuesday, September 13

Veteran Reception
1:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Meet and network with those who have also served. For more info about veteran resources, click here.

Student Government Freshman Info Session
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, W507
Want to make things happen at Pace in a meaningful, actionable way? Student government is a great way to get involved in initiatives that make a huge difference at the University. And like many great careers, this one can start with an info session.

Transfer Social
3:25 p.m.–4:25 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
You already know the drill when it comes to college. Meet other fellow transfers who are on the same page, and connect with departments, faculty, school advisers, and more.

Book of Mormon (SOLD OUT)
7:00 p.m. | Depart from 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Experience what many consider one of the funniest Broadway shows of all-time. Maybe in a few years, one of the drama-oriented Setters in the audience will join the production. For information about tickets, click here.

Bubble Soccer
8:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Gym, B-Level
Bubble soccer is one of those rare sports that’s as fun to watch as it is to play. So whether you’re diving into that bubbly abyss or cheering on from the stands, head to the Gym for some can’t-miss entertainment.

Wednesday, September 14

Study Abroad Fair
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | Courtyard
Want to take your Pace education across the globe? Get the lowdown on the boundless study abroad opportunities offered at Pace, and begin planning what will likely prove to be an unforgettable semester. Learn more here.

Escape the Room
2:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. | Student Union
Escape the Room is one of New York’s most intriguing group activities—incorporating teamwork, problem solving, and game show-like fun all in one. Incorporate it into your college experience with this exciting event!

Meet the Greeks
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Courtyard
Thinking about going Greek? Learn all about Pace’s sororities and fraternities, and the advantages to joining some of the most expansive student and alumni networks across the globe.

Thursday, September 15

UMI and Shades Meet and Greet
3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 9th Floor
Meet the members and mentors of the Urban Male Initiative and Shades. With committed faculty and staff as mentors, the Urban Male Initiative (UMI) is designed to facilitate the retention, scholarship, graduation, and leadership of Black and Hispanic male students at Pace. Shades, a Women of Color collective, is a mentoring program that encourages collaborative research, scholarship, leadership, and community-building to help students graduate and succeed. For more info, check out UMI and Shades.

LGTBQA First-Year Student Mixer
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | 41 Park Row, Rm 902
Are you a new LGBTQA student to campus? Have some fun getting to know other LGBTQA freshmen at the Center’s first mixer of the year.

Friday, September 16

Student Government Freshman Info Session
12:30 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Want to make things happen at Pace in a meaningful, actionable way? Student government is a great way to get involved in initiatives that make a huge difference at the University. And like many great careers, this one can start with an info session.

Laser Tag
5:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Civic Center Gym
Were you a laser tag champion at high school birthday parties? Well now it’s time to step up to the big leagues! Join your fellow Setters in an afternoon of luminescent fun.

Waitress (SOLD OUT)
7:00 p.m. departure | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
A story of cooking, lust, betrayal, and pie-baking, Waitress—with music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, has proven to be one of the hottest tickets around. Space is limited, so reserve your tickets today.

Sunday, September 18

Disney Behind the Scenes Tour (SOLD OUT)
9:00 a.m. departure | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Do you think it gets a little bit…Goofy…behind the scenes at Disney? Well there’s only one way to find out, and that’s through this Sunday’s Disney Behind the Scenes tour. Get the inside scoop on the props, costumes, and set pieces that help bring the Disney experience to life on stage.

Monday, September 19

Commuter Social
12:10 p.m.–1:10 p.m. | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
Whether you come to One Pace Plaza by car, train, bus, bike, or floo powder, there are many students who share the commuter experience. Meet your fellow Setters at the commuter social, share some grub, and make friends with some future train buddies.

Drag Queen Bingo w/ Vivacious
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. | Student Union
Who doesn’t love a good game of bingo especially when it’s paired with a world-famous drag queen? Sashay your way over to the Student Union for drag queen bingo featuring a performance by Vivacious from RuPaul’s Drag Race, drag contests including a high-heel race, and prizes from Babeland.

Braves vs. Mets
5:30 p.m. departure | 41 Park Row, 8th Floor
It’s almost fall, and baseball is winding down. Head out to Citi Field and see the Mets take on the Atlanta Braves. Whether your baseball food desires be peanuts and cracker jacks or Shake Shack, Citi Field has got you covered.

Tuesday, September 20

Spa Day
2:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. | Student Union
There’s still a lot of time to go until the end of the semester, but chances are you’re already stressed. It’s time to treat yo’self at the spa, and get rejuvenated for what’s sure to be some action-packed months ahead.

Student Government Swearing in Ceremony
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Honor the new leaders of Pace University as they officially assume their positions in office. The swearing in ceremony that will be held in Washington in January may be a bit grander, but this one has that Setter touch.

Captain America: Civil War Movie Night
9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Courtyard
Unwind with the stylings of Steve Rogers, Tony Stark, Sam Wilson, Natasha Romanoff, T’Challa, Scott Lang, and more with the number one grossing movie of 2016. Get out the popcorn, sit back, relax, and enjoy.

Wednesday, September 21

Giant Board Games and BBQ
11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. | Courtyard
You’ve probably had a growth spurt since age seven, so wouldn’t it make sense for your favorite board games to grow with you? Enjoy some burgers and adult-sized iterations of some classic childhood favorites, like Jenga and Connect Four.

Register for any and all events and contact with questions.

For more on NYC Welcome Week(s), check back next week!