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Aug 23, 2016

Student Engagement Newsletter - August 2016

Aug 23, 2016 by LU Student Engagement

Big Red Take Off - Week of Welcome
Now through September 3
Mark your calendars for Big Red Take Off at Lamar University, August 22 through September 3. New and returning Cardinals can explore all the exciting ways to get involved on campus and get connected to the Cardinal way of life!

Guidebook is Live!
App download available now
Get the full Big Red Take Off schedule on your phone. Enter your phone number on the BRTO website to receive a text link to download Guidebook on your Apple or Android device. Get updates, location changes, and more up-to-the-minute info!

WOW Involvement Fair
Wednesday, August 24
Meet LU's student organizations at the BRTO Involvement Fair! With over 150 student organizations on campus, you're sure to find your passion or discover a new interest! RSVP today on OrgSync.

LU Day of Service
Saturday, August 27
Like to give back and want to make a difference in the local community? Get connected to the local community while participating in a service activity with staff, student leaders, and peers. RSVP on OrgSync today!

Football Tailgating
Sign up by Monday, August 29
Tailgating at LU is a vibrant tradition built around friendship, school spirit, and Cardinal Athletics. We want all student organizations to arrive early, wear RED, and get LOUD at the season’s first football game against Coastal Carolina! Claim your tailgating spot by August 29 for the September 3 game.

Homecoming Parade - Early Registration
Sign up by Wednesday, August 31
Homecoming 2016 is on the way! All student organizations, colleges, & departments are invited to register early for the Parade for a chance to win $250 for float building! The Homecoming Parade is Saturday, October 29. Visit for more details.

Online Event Reservations
Now Available
Plan your events for Fall 2016 using our new online Event Request Form. The Office of Student Event Planning will help you through each step of hosting a successful event on campus.

Registration Now Open for Student Organizations
Now through September 9
Ready to get a head start on the fall semester? Register your student organization now for the 2016-2017 school year. Student Organization Registration closes Friday, September 9.

Rec Sports Updates
Get involved all Fall!
There's always something happening at the Rec! Starting this Fall, all Intramural Sports are FREE for students - check out the Fall schedule here. Plus, Group Fitness classes start September 6. Try our new Water Yoga classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays! 

Student Leadership Summit
Saturday, September 24 - Save the Date!
This exclusive conference for current student org officers will focus on leadership development and maximizing your organization's impact on its members, our campus, and our community. Dynamic speakers, interactive workshops, and exciting giveaways are just a peek at the awesome event to come. Officers - look for your invitation next month!

Got questions? We've got answers! Call the Setzer Student Center at 409-880-8722 or visit our offices in Room 212.