of new students to hit campus
It's back to school time and to help new students adjust, California
State University, Sacramento will host a "Hornet Welcome"
Hornet Welcome is designed to give incoming freshmen a crash-course
on campus life as they prepare to join a record high enrollment
of nearly 28,000 students.
Hundreds of students have signed up to participate in Hornet Welcome,
which includes an on-campus job fair and informative workshops on
time management, personal finance, campus safety and campus activities.
There will also be social including games, campus tours, a BBQ,
live entertainment and a Luau.
At 9 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 29 students will begin moving into the
residence halls. At 3:30 p.m. that afternoon a "Formal Welcome
Ceremony" will be held in the University Union Ballroom. CSUS
President Donald R. Gerth will talk about the importance of a university
education and give an overview of CSUS and its traditions. The CSUS
football team will be on hand and participating professors will
be dressed in academic attire.
There will be a vendor fair featuring samples and information from
local merchants and eatries at noon, Aug. 30 at the Library Quad.
For more information call (916) 278-6595. For media information
call the CSUS public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.