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Lions Roar 2017

Wednesday, August 23

Ready2Roar

8:30pm - 10:30pm | MRC Gym

Come celebrate the start of a new school year at Ready2Roar with a backyard BASH!! There will be food, games, music, and fun! Meet new people, make new friends, and start the new year off with a Roar!

Friday, August 25

Luau

5:30pm - 7:30pm | Great Lawn (weather location: RSC Conference Rooms)

Start the 1st weekend on-campus right, by attending the Luau co-sponsored by the University & the City of Commerce.  Enjoy tasty cuisine, learn how to Hula dance, and get to know members of the Commerce community. Who knows maybe you can be the next King or Queen of the Luau! 

Saturday, August 26

Headphone Disco Party

8:00pm - 10:00pm | RSC Conference Rooms

Ready to party? Join Lion Camp and the Campus Activities Board for headphone disco and dance the night away with your friends!    

Monday, August 28

Hot Spots

7:30am - 3:00pm | Multiple Locations on Campus

Need help finding out where your next class is? Want more information about services offered through a specific department? Or just need a bottle of water because it's just so hot outside? Come by and visit our Hot Spot Tents located across campus to get connected.                        

Update Your Network

4:30pm - 6:30pm | RSC Conference Rooms

Update Your Network is your chance to land on and off-campus part-time jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities, connect with campus departments, and learn about local student services. Don't miss the chance to get your official 2017 Lions Roar T-Shirt and other awesome prizes!

Tuesday, August 29

Hot Spots

7:30am - 3:00pm | Multiple Locations on Campus

Need help finding out where your next class is? Want more information about services offered through a specific department? Or just need a bottle of water because it's just so hot outside? Come by and visit our Hot Spot Tents located across campus to get connected.                        

Meet the Greeks

3:00pm - 5:00pm | RSC Conference Rooms

Despite what you may hear or see on television, Fraternity & Sorority Life is more than just a party scene. It is a balance of our four shared pillars: scholarship, service, leadership, and brotherhood/sisterhood. We invite you to come out and learn more about our four councils, and their member organizations. 

Outdoor Movie Night - The Incredibles

8:30pm | Great Lawn (weather location: RSC The Club)

Ready for Incredibles 2? Come out to see the original movie so you are! Wear red or a cape to qualify for a prize! Free popcorn! Watch the adventures of a superhero crimefighter and his family, who return to adventuring after spending years living “normal” lives. –swank.com. Rated PG.

Wednesday, August 30

Hot Spots

7:30am - 1:00pm | Multiple Locations on Campus

Need help finding out where your next class is? Want more information about services offered through a specific department? Or just need a bottle of water because it's just so hot outside? Come by and visit our Hot Spot Tents located across campus to get connected.                        

Blue & Gold Picnic

5:30pm - 7:30pm | Great Lawn

Don't miss out on the opportunity to have some serious fun! Enjoy delicious free food, games, and watch as students take on the faculty & staff in various contests! The first 500 students will also receive FREE Lions Roar sunglasses.  

Thursday, August 31

Commuter Breakfast

8:00am - 10:00am | Lot 5 and Lot 20 by the Alumni Building

No time to think about breakfast? Drop by the Commuter breakfast and grab something to eat and drink on the way from your car to your class!

S.E.E.D.S. Open House

11:00am - 1:00pm | S.E.E.D.S. Suite

Come join the staff of the Serving Engaged Empowered & Diverse Students (S.E.E.D.S.) for FUN, FOOD, and FELLOWSHIP as we showcase our office and the programs and services we offer the students at TAMUC.

Rec Fest

8:00pm - 10:00pm | Great Outroars

Sand Volleyball, Swimming, Inflatables, Giveaways, and Food!  Don’t miss your chance to learn about all of the services, classes, leagues, clubs, trips, and more that Campus Recreation has to offer YOU!  Swing by Rec Fest on August 31 from 8pm-10pm at the Morris Recreation Center.

Friday, September 1

Planetarium Showing: Forces of Nature

7:00pm | Planetarium

Get up close and personal to nature’s most powerful and extreme forces. Cameras capture erupting volcanoes, devastating earthquakes, and powerful storms as teams of scientists travel the world in an attempt to figure out what causes these dangerous yet undeniably thrilling natural occurrences. Students should present their student ID at the ticket office in exchange for their ticket.

Soccer Game

7:30pm | Lion Soccer Field

The Lion Soccer team kicks off it’s season against the Panthers of Florida Tech! Make sure to come out and cheer our your fellow Lions!

Planetarium Showing: Incoming!

8:00pm | Planetarium

Audiences will discover how asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today. Students should present their student ID at the ticket office in exchange for their ticket.

Sunday, September 3

Soccer Game

1:30pm | Lion Soccer Field

Make sure you come out to support your Lion Soccer team as they face the Bronchos of Central Oklahoma!  

Tuesday, September 5

Mane Street

4:00pm - 6:00pm | RSC Conference Rooms

Come and check out all the amazing student organizations! Student groups will be ready to answer your questions about how to get involved. Mane Street is located in the RSC Conference Rooms. We will also have food and fun activities for you to enjoy. Meet some new people and get involved!

Club Movie Grill - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

7:00pm | RSC The Club

Come enjoy all of the Club Food Special with our convenient movie trays, free popcorn, and half priced drinks! First students receive a surprise gift! Watch the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage –swank.com. Rated PG-13.    

Wednesday, September 6

Lucky's Patio Party 

11:30am - 1:30pm | RSC North Patio

Come out celebrate the 2nd Blue & Gold Wednesday of the Year! Be sure to wear your pride out and enjoy some spirited activities while also meeting the Lion himself, Lucky!! This event is going to be packed with fun, including: trivia challenges, pictures with Lucky and prizes! 

Diversity University

6:00pm | RSC Conference Rooms

Using slam poetry and role-playing, Diversity University connects students with one another and inspires them to be true to who they are. Several topics of diversity are covered including gender, race, sexuality, physical disabilities, socioeconomic circumstance, and more. 

Thursday, September 7

Make Your Calm Roar

10:00am - 3:00pm | Campus Crossroads

Follow the clues and discover some mental wellness wisdom that can serve you all year. Play, connect, reflect, while you bond with miniature horses and have the reward of a one-of-a-kind T-shirt by the courtesy of the Counseling Center!

Pep Rally

7:00pm | Memorial Stadium

Putting the Pep in your Lion Step! Come and turn up at the TAMU-C Lion Pep Rally for fun and a whole lot of spirit. 

Friday, September 8

Block Party

5:00pm | West Walking Mall

Join us for the 8th annual Block Party Concert!! Come out and enjoy live music from a variety of artists, food,  AMAZING giveaways, and some throwback FUN all FREE to students!!!

Saturday, September 9

Tailgate 

1:00pm | Tailgate Area in Front of the Music Building

It’s time to get ready for our first home football game of the season and the best way to do so is with your fellow Lions! Student organization & individual spaces of the Tailgate area can be reserved through the Lion Athletics Department! If interested in reserving a tailgate spot, please call the Coordinator of Ticket Sales & Operations, Brett Anderson, or visit http://lionathletics.com/sports/2015/8/12/Tailgating%20Rules.aspx. Spots are filled on a “first come, first served” basis. 

Football Game

6:00pm | Memorial Stadium

The Lion Football team kicks off its home 2017 season facing the Cardinals of William Jewell. Come out and support your Lions to start the season off right!

A Campus Wide ID is required at all events. 

To request ADA accommodations, please communicate your needs 5 days before the activity or program you plan to attend by contacting Brittany.Siska@tamuc.edu