Mayville State’s Week of Welcome (WOW) has come and gone. It was a time of excitement, meeting new friends and connecting with others, and making memories to treasure. Check out this fun look back on where it all began with move-on at the residence halls on Saturday, Aug. 20. Best wishes for a great academic year, Comets!

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Mayville State University has tons of fun planned for new and returning students to kick off the 2022-23 academic year! Check out the schedule of planned events for the week of Aug. 20 through Aug. 27.

Saturday, August 20

11 a.m. Move in to the residence halls. The Alumni Association Board will be serving ice cream treats for students and their families.

12 to 3:30 p.m. MSU Bookstore Open, Campus Center

3:30 p.m. to 4:45 pm Student IDs available in the lower level of Old Main

6 p.m. Backyard Bash on the grounds outside of Agassiz Hall

9:30 p.m. Bonfire at the east end of the Agassiz Hall, across from the Campus Center


Sunday, August 21

3 p.m. Tech Time with the Peer Leaders. Get all set with regard to your tech needs. Bring your laptop!

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 pm  Student IDs available in the lower level of Old Main

8 p.m. Trivia Night/Game Night in the residence halls and via Teams (virtual)


Monday, August 22

10 a.m. Welcome Assembly, Old Main Theatre. A class photo will be taken following the assembly!

8 p.m. Outdoor Pool Party at the Mayville community pool (Theme is Neon Night.)


Tuesday, August 23

8 p.m. Open Mic Night/Poster Making for Volleyball and Football in the Campus Center Snack Bar


Wednesday, August 24

6:30 p.m. Cornhole Tournament, East Parking Lot (Sponsored by Student Government)

10 p.m. Stargazing


Thursday, August 25

6 p.m. Fun Field Day sponsored by Cru on the lawn outside the Wellness Center


Friday, August 26

Women's Equality Day

7:30 p.m. Darts Tournament, Snack Bar


Saturday, August 27

12 p.m. Root beer floats at "The Grove" tailgating area before the football game

1 p.m. Mayville State football vs. Roosevelt University, Jerome Berg Field

4 p.m. Mayville State volleyball vs. Dakota Wesleyan, Lewy Lee Fieldhouse


Monday, August 29

11 a.m. to 12:30 pm  Information about on-campus employment (and on-the-spot interviews), Campus Center Lobby.