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Fall 2015


Quad vs. UVA Field Day

QUAD vs. UVA Field Day 

Sunday, Aug. 30, 9:00-1:00 pm, Mangrum Track & Field  

Come out and enjoy a fun-filled day of competitive sports and indoor activities amongst the UVA and QUAD. **Open To Housing Students**

Housing Barbeque

Housing Welcome BBQ 

Sunday, Aug. 30, 1:00-3:00 pm, UVA Pool 

Looking for an opportunity to foster new friendships? Come hang out with other UVA and QUAD residents for a community BBQ! **Open To Housing Students**

Tukwut Life

Yes Means Yes! 

Sunday, Aug. 30, 4:00 pm (Men's Session) & 7:00 pm (Women's Session), USU Ballroom 

Find out how our culture is facilitating sexual violence with Guest speaker Jeffery S. Bucholtz, National Sexual Violence Prevention Expert. **Mandatory for 1st year housing students.**

Tukwut Leadership Circle

Tukwut Leadership Circle (TLC) Information Session 

Monday, Aug. 31, 5:00 pm, USU 2310  

Learn about how you can join the TLC program and the benefits that come with the membership.

First Night Celebration

1st Night Celebration  

Monday, Aug. 31, 5:30-8:30 pm, USU Amphitheater 

Hang out with us for this CSUSM tradition! Enjoy some tasty food, meet or reconnect with friends, get your face painted, and play lawn games!

September

Veterans Center Open House

Veterans Center Open House  

Tuesday, Sep. 1, 8:00-5:00 pm, Veterans Center  

Take a look at your resources and see what the Veterans center can offer you. 

Civility T-Shirt Day

Civility T-Shirt Day 

Tuesday, Sep. 1, 11:30-1:00 pm, USU Arcade  

Support the CSUSM Civility campaign by wearing your green Civility T-shirt and participating in U-hour activities!

Leave Your Mark

Leave Your Mark  

Tuesday, Sep. 1, 11:30-1:30 pm, USU Amphitheater & USU Ballroom

How will you leave your mark at CSUSM? Enjoy some carnival food, take a class photo with your fellow Cougars, and hang out with us!

Study Abroad Information Session

Study Abroad Information Session 

Tuesday, Sep. 1, 12:00-12:50 pm, UNIV 101  

Do you want to learn more about how you can travel to other countries and earn university credit at the same time? Attend a Study Abroad info session!

Hypnotist Show

Hypnotist Show: Matt Grisham  

Tuesday, Sep. 1, 7:00 pm, USU Ballroom 

Feel like being hypnotized tonight? Come out and join us for this comedic hypnosis show with Matt Grisham!  

Jurassic World

Movie Night: Jurassic World  

Wednesday, Sep. 2, 7:30-10:00 pm, USU Amphitheater 

Watch this free summer blockbuster while enjoying some snacks! Don't forget your blankets!

Study Abroad Information Session

Study Abroad Information Session 

Thursday, Sep. 3, 12:00-12:50 pm, UNIV 101  

Do you want to learn more about how you can travel to other countries and earn university credit at the same time? Attend a Study Abroad info session!

Cougar Blue Thursdays

Cougar Blue Thursday  

Thursday, Sep. 3, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade  

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

USU Extravaganza

USU Extravaganza (Open House)  

Thursday, Sep 3, 4:00-9:00 pm, ALL OF THE USU!  

Come see all the USU has to offer, including cool spaces to eat, study, relax, and play. Visit all of the stops in this open house scavenger hunt, and you just might win some prizes!

Sierra Wilderness Trip

Sierra Wilderness Trip  

Friday-Monday, Sep. 4-7. 

Join us for an awesome 4-day backpacking trip through the Sierra Nevada!

Casino Night

Casino Night  

Friday, Sep. 4, 8:00-11:00 pm, USU Ballroom  

Get swept up in the magic of Paris after dark, and try your luck at some classic table games or bingo to win some amazing prizes! **Student ID Required**

International And Out of State Pool Mixer

Out of State & International Pool Mixer  

Saturday, Sep. 5, 1:00 pm, UVA  

Out of state and international students are invited to mingle with fellow Cougars and enjoy some free snacks and refreshments!

Labor Day Barbeque

Labor Day BBQ  

Monday, Sep. 7, 12:00-2:00 pm, UVA Pool  

Enjoy your day off and celebrate Labor Day by eating some free food and participating in fun activities sponsored by The QUAD!

Student Organization Fair

Student Organization Fair  

Tuesday, Sep. 8, 11:00-1:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Looking for a way to get involved at CSUSM? We have over 100 student clubs and organizations that would love to meet you!

Lunch and Learn, film and panel discussion

Lunch & Learn: The Journey  

Tuesday, Sep. 8, 11:00-1:00 pm, USU 2310 B

Eat some lunch while also participating in a panel discussion about a film called "The Journey" by The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. RSVP to cberry@csusm.edu seating is limited.

Study Abroad Information Session

Study Abroad Information Session 

Tuesday, Sep. 8, 12:00-12:50 pm, UNIV 101  

Do you want to learn more about how you can travel to other countries and earn university credit at the same time? Attend a Study Abroad info session!

Veterans Center Barbeque

Veterans Center BBQ  

Tuesday, Sep. 8, 12:00-1:00 pm, Veterans Center  

Get to know the friendly folks at the Veterans Center and eat some delicious barbeque food!

HOPE and Wellness Center Open House

HOPE & Wellness Center Open House  

Tuesday, Sep. 8, 3:00-4:30 pm, Student Health & Counseling Services  

Get involved in health education! See what you can do to stay healthy at CSUSM!

Ted Talk Tuesday

TED Talk Tuesdays  

Tuesday, Sep. 8, 5:00-6:30 pm, USU 3700

Experience a TED Talk and engage in a discussion about specific topics.

Gender Equity Center Open House

Gender Equity Center (GEC) Open House  

Wednesday, Sep. 9, 10:00-6:00 pm, USU 3200

Learn more about this amazing community center and let the GEC staff treat you to some giveaways and arts and crafts!

Cougar ART

CougART 

Wednesday, Sep. 9, 4:00-6:00 pm, USU Rooftop

Let's get artsy by creating and crafting while mingling with others. We'll be painting and planting on the USU Rooftop. 

Billiards Tournament

Karaoke Night

Wednesday, Sep. 9, 7:30-9:30 pm, USU Activity Center  

Come out and sing you heart out tonight at USU Activity Center!

Pride Center Open House

LGBTQA Pride Center Open House 

Thursday, Sep. 10, 10:00-6:00 pm, USU 3100  

Come join the Pride Center as we meet and greet with students, play games, and have really cool giveaways!

Health Expo

Health EXPO 

Thursday, Sep. 10, 11:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade  

Learn about health and wellness and discover your resources!

Tukwut Life

Tukwut Leadership Circle (TLC) Information Session  

Thursday, Sep. 10, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU 3600 or 5:00-6:00 pm, USU 2310

Learn about how you can join the TLC program and the benefits that come with the membership!

Cougar Blue Thursdays

Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Sep. 10, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade  

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

National Suicide Prevention Day

The PopRx Concert for Suicide Prevention Day 

Thursday, Sep. 10, 6:00-9:00 pm, USU Amphitheater  

Learn more about how you can help to prevent suicide in your community. Help us reach out and change lives! The first 200 people will receive a stadium seat cushion.

Ultimate Cougar

Ultimate Cougar 

Friday, Sep. 11, 7:00-10:00 pm, Forum Plaza  

Are you the Ultimate Cougar? Participate in this awesome inflatable obstacle course as well as other cool games to find out! **Student ID Required**

Kaya Excursion

Kayaking & Snorkeling Trip 

Saturday, Sep. 12. 

La Jolla Cove awaits! Spend this Saturday kayaking and snorkeling with your friends!

Fraternity Recruitment

Fraternity Recruitment Kickoff 

Monday, Sep. 14, 3:00-6:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Interested in going Greek? This event will allow students to meet and greet with all five fraternities at CSUSM. 

Queer Discussion

Queer Discussion

Monday, Sep. 14, 5:00-7:00 pm, Pride Center-USU 3100

This student led discussion will introduce a variety of topics related to queer and LGBTGIA identities and experiences. 

REC Fair

REC Fair

Tuesday, Sep. 15, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, Library/Forum Plaza

This campus wide event will showcase all of the amazing activities that Campus REC has to offer. Come out and enjoy some games, prizes, and food!

Study Abroad Info Session

Study Abroad Information Session

Tuesday, Sep. 15, 12:00-12:50 pm, University Hall 101

Do you want to learn more about how you can travel to other countries and earn university credit at the same time? Attend a Study Abroad info session!

Transfer Student Survival Guide

Transfer Student Survival Skills

Tuesday, Sep. 15, 12:00-1:00 pm, KEL 3400

Get the inside scoop on how to do research at CSUSM! This workshop will help you make the transition from using the library at your previous college to the CSUSM library.

What Does Justice Meme

What Does Justice Meme

Tuesday, Sep. 15, 12:00-1:00 pm, GEC-USU 3200

This interactive program will allow you to explore current social issues through the use of social media and viral internet memes.

Cougar Eats

Cougar Eats

Tuesday, Sep. 15, 7:00-9:00 pm, CFH 113

Want to learn how to make simple and healthy recipes?! Join us in Cougar Eats as we cook together and create some yummy food! 

Career Help

Career Quickies

Wednesday, Sep. 16, 1:00-2:00 pm, Community Centers

Career counselors will be available to meet with students for "quick" 15-minute career counseling sessions! 

Team Support Orientation

Team Support Orientations

Wednesday, Sep. 16, 5:00-6:00 pm, USU 3700

Interested in joining the Community Center Volunteer team? Join us for this hour-long orientation to learn more!

Art Display

Global Commitment Initiative Documentary

Wednesday, Sep. 16, 5:30-7:30 pm, USU Ballroom AC

Join us for part one of this two part film series on human trafficking. There will be a guest speaker as well as a Q & A session following the film. 

Constitution Day

Constitution Day

Thursday, Sep. 17, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, CSUSM Campus

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who have become citizens by birth or naturalization. 

RAINN Day

RAINN Day

Thursday, Sep. 17, 11:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

RAINN is an annual day of action to raise awareness and educate students about sexual violence and abuse on college campuses. This event will empower students to educate their peers about risk reduction and CSUSM resources. 

International Coffee Hour

International Coffee Hour

Thursday, Sep. 17, 12:00-1:00 pm, Craven 3200/Tukwut Courtyard

Come to our International Coffee Hour! You can meet international students as well as study abroad returnees. There will be free snacks and coffee of course!

Cougar Blue Thursday

Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Sep. 17, 12:00-1:00 pm, TBD

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

Patterned Heritages

Patterned Heritages Exhibit Open House

Thursday, Sep. 17, 12:00-1:00 pm, Kellogg Gallery

Influenced by multicultural heritage and Arabic art, "Patterned Heritages" by Doris Bittar is an interactive installation to share and uncover layers of identity, history, politics, and community. 

Latin@ Center Opening

Latin@ Center Grand Opening

Thursday, Sep. 17, 12:00-2:00 pm, Latin@ Center-USU 3300

You are cordially invited to join the Latin@ Center in celebrating their Grand Opening! The celebration will include a ribbon cutting ceremony, music by the Grammy award winning band, Quetzal, and presentations by community keynote speakers. Lunch will be provided and the first 150 guests will receive a t-shirt!

From the Hood to Academia

From the Hood to Academia: The Youth-At-Promise Paradigm

Thursday, Sep. 17, 6:00 pm, USU 2300 A&C

Experience the wisdom of César A. Cruz as he speaks to the campus on important issues.

Women's Volleyball Game

Women's Volleyball

Thursday, Sep. 17, 7:00-10:00 pm, Hunter Gymnasium

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Women's volleyball team takes on UC San Diego in this home game! 

Team Support Orientation

Team Support Orientations

Friday, Sep. 18, 12:00-1:00 pm (session one)/ 1:00-2:00 pm (session two), USU 3700

Interested in joining the Community Center Volunteer team? Join us for this hour-long orientation to learn more!

Job Search

OPT Job Search for International Students

Friday, Sep. 18, 9:30-11:00 am, Career Center

Are you an international student who is hoping to learn how to gain valuable work experience in the U.S.? This Optional Practical Training can help you learn how to write a resume, develop interview skills and job search strategies. Join us! 

USS Midway Trip

USS Midway & Seaport Village

Friday, Sep. 18, 10:00 am-4:00 pm, San Diego

Come aboard one of America's longest serving aircraft carriers and experience the charming Seaport Village! Tickets for this trip are $12 and registration can be found at the Clarke Field House.  

Flag Football

Flag Football

Friday, Sep. 18, 11:00 am-4:00 pm, Mangrum Field

This is the first game of a 7-week Co-REC Flag Football season! Co-REC Flag Football is open to all students and more information can be found at the Clarke Field House. 

Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer

Friday, Sep. 18, 12:30-3:30 pm, Multipurpose Field

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Women's Soccer Team takes on Cal State San Bernardino in this home game!

Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer

Friday, Sep. 18, 3:00-6:00 pm, Multipurpose Field

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Men's Soccer Team takes on Cal State San Bernardino in this home game!

Lip Sync Competition

Lip Sync Competition

Friday, Sep. 18, 6:00-8:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Ready to take your shower performances and dubsmash videos to the next level? You can sign up to compete in a Lip Sync Competition right here at CSUSM! **Sign-ups for this event can be found at the Student Life and Leadership office**

Women's Volleyball Game

Kayaking and Snorkeling

Saturday, Sep. 19, 7:30 am-4:00 pm, La Jolla

La Jolla Cove awaits! Spend this Saturday kayaking and snorkeling with your friends!

Women's Volleyball Game

Women's Volleyball

Saturday, Sep. 19, 2:00-5:00 pm, Hunter Gymnasium

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Women's volleyball team takes on Cal State San Bernardino in this home game! 

Women's Soccer Game

Women's Soccer

Sunday, Sep. 20, 11:30 am-2:30 pm, Multipurpose Field

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Women's Soccer Team take on Cal Poly Pomona in this home game!

Men's Soccer Game

Men's Soccer

Sunday, Sep. 20, 2:00-5:00 pm, Multipurpose Field

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Men's Soccer Team take on Cal Poly Pomona in this home game!

Futsal

Futsal

Monday, Sep. 21, 6:00-10:00 pm, CFH 113

A 7-week season of indoor soccer starts today! Visit Campus Rec for more information!

Bi Visibility Day

Bi Visibility Day

Tuesday, Sep. 22, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Celebrate National Bi Visibility Day with the LGBTQA Pride Center! We will be providing information about the many identities within the bisexual umbrella.

Study Abroad Info Session

Study Abroad Information Session

Tuesday, Sep. 22, 12:00-12:50 pm, University Hall 101

Do you want to learn more about how you can travel to other countries and earn university credit at the same time? Attend a Study Abroad info session!

Resume Clinic

Resume Clinic

Tuesday, Sep. 22, 12:00-12:50 pm, Career Center

Bring your resume to this informational clinic! We'll help you make your resume stand out so that you can get some interviews and start your career!

Take A Chance

Take A Chance

Tuesday, Sep. 22, 12:00-1:00 pm, Forum Plaza/USU Arcade

Come by the ASI table and grab a "Take A Chance" card to see what task you will be challenged to for the day! 

Gender Cafe

Gender Cafe

Tuesday, Sep. 22, 12:00-1:00 pm, GEC- USU 3200

Join us for this discussion on a variety of topics related to gender, gender identity, and gender expression!

Zotero Workshop

Zotero Workshop

Tuesday, Sep. 22, 12:00-1:00 pm, KEL 3400

Is your bibliography getting out of control? Are you having a hard time keeping track of your sources? Learn how to use web based tools to build and format your citations in any style that you need!

Job Workshop

Get a Job!

Tuesday, Sep. 22, 1:00-1:50 pm, Career Center

Learn about strategies for your job search, including building & utilizing your network of contacts. 

Student Org Game Night

Student Org. Game Night

Tuesday, Sep. 22, 5:00-7:00 pm, USU 3600

Student Organization members are invited to come and join together in a night of light hearted fun.

Time Capsule of Music

Time Capsule of Music: 1930-1960

Tuesday, Sep. 22, 7:00-8:30 pm, Arts 111

Join us as we travel back in time and explore music from the 1930's through 1960's!

Crafty Cougars

Crafty Cougars

Tuesday, Sep. 22, 7:00-9:00 pm, CFH 113

Let's get crafty! Learn how to make some cool DIY crafts that you can take home with you!

Bi Visibility Day

Bi Visibility Day (Part 2)

Wednesday, Sep. 23, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Celebrate National Bi Visibility Day with the LGBTQA Pride Center! We will be providing information about the many identities within the bisexual umbrella.

Interactive Interviewing

Interactive Interviewing

Wednesday, Sep. 23, 4:00-4:50 pm, Career Center

Nervous for that upcoming interview for a new job or internship? Come practice your answers to interview questions and learn skills that will make you a pro!

USU Unplugged

USU Unplugged

Wednesday, Sep. 23, 5:00-8:00 pm, Jazzman's Cafe

Kick back and relax in this coffee shop environment while listening to performances by your fellow students!

Anti-Hazing Awareness

Be Aware! Hazing What You Don't Know Can Kill You

Wednesday, Sep. 23, 6:00-7:30 pm, USU Ballroom

Learn more about how you can join this anti hazing awareness movement! Hazing and alcohol education speakers Debbie Smith and Andrew McPhee will be sharing their personal story of loss of a son and friend.

Study Abroad Info Session

Study Abroad Info Session

Thursday, Sep. 24, 12:00-12:50 pm, University Hall 101

Do you want to learn more about how you can travel to other countries and earn university credit at the same time? Attend a Study Abroad info session!

Gear Up for Grad School

Gear Up for Grad School

Thursday, Sep. 24, 12:00-12:50 pm, Career Center

Graduation on your mind? Thinking about furthering your education? Learn about how to evaluate programs, degrees, deadlines, requirements, personal statements, interviews, and the application process.

Student Org Workshop

Student Org. Workshop

Thursday, Sep. 24, 12:00-1:00 pm, SBSB 1102

Are you a member of a student organization on campus? You're invited to attend this workshop on how to better prepare and plan for events, meetings, and retreats!

Queery

The Queery and Coming Out Monologues Information Session

Thursday, Sep. 24, 12:00-1:00 pm, Pride Center- USU 3100

Interested in performing in the Coming Out Monologues or contributing to the campus LGBTQA magazine, The Queery? Attend this info session to learn more!

Cougar Blue Thursday

Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Sep. 24, 12:00-1:00 pm, TBD

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

Bubble Soccer Tournament

Bubble Soccer Tournament

Thursday, Sep. 24, 6:00-10:00 pm, TBD

TBD

Student Employee Professional Workshop

Student Employee Professional Development Conference

Friday, Sep. 25, 8:30 am-1:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Student employees and their department supervisors will have the opportunity to attend a career development workshop to enhance student professionalism, increase awareness of their employment experience and develop skills for effective communication.

Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer

Friday, Sep. 25, 12:30-3:00 pm, Multipurpose Field

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Women's Soccer Team takes on Cal State Stanislaus in this home game!

Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer

Friday, Sep. 25, 3:00-6:00 pm, Multipurpose Field

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Men's Soccer Team takes on Cal State Stanislaus in this home game!

Mysterious Magic Show

Mysterious Magic Show

Friday, Sep. 25, 7:00-10:00 pm, USU Amphitheater

Get ready to be amazed with this spectacular magic show! Experience the thrills of unbelievable tricks, effects, and illusions right here at CSUSM!

Helping Paws: San Diego AIDS Walk and Run

Helping Paws: San Diego AIDS Walk and Run

Saturday, Sep. 26, 5:00-10:00 am, Hillcrest/San Diego

As a part of ASI's Helping Paws series, we will take a group of volunteers to San Diego to assist with the day-of registration for the AIDS Walk and Run.

Surfing

Surfing

Saturday, Sep. 26, 8:00 am-4:00 pm, Oceanside

Have you ever wanted to learn how to surf? Now is your chance! Come out and hang out with campus rec as we teach you how to ride the waves! Equipment, instruction, and food are included!

Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball

Saturday, Sep. 26, 3:00-7:00 pm, Hunter Gymnasium

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Women's Volleyball Team takes on Cal State East Bay in this home game!

Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer

Sunday, Sep. 27, 11:30 am-2:00 pm, Multipurpose Field

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Women's Soccer Team takes on Cal State East Bay in this home game!

Men's Soccer

Men's Soccer

Sunday, Sep. 27, 2:00-5:00 pm, Multipurpose Field

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Men's Soccer Team takes on Cal State East Bay in this home game!

Queer Discussion

Queer Discussion

Monday, Sep. 28, 5:00-7:00 pm, Pride Center-USU 3100

Come out and join us for this discussion on a variety of topics related to queer and LGBTGIA identities and experiences!

Study Abroad Info Session

Study Abroad Information Session

Tuesday, Sep. 29, 12:00-12:50 pm, University Hall 101

Do you want to learn more about how you can travel to other countries and earn university credit at the same time? Attend a Study Abroad info session!

Internship Search

Jump Start Your Internship Search

Tuesday, Sep. 29, 12:00-12:50 pm, Career Center

Get a jump start on internships! Learn resources and strategies that can aid you in your search!

Love Wins! What's Next for LGBTQ Justice

Love Wins! What's Next for LGBTQA Justice?

Tuesday, Sep. 29, 12:00-1:30 pm, University USU 2300

Conversations That Matter Series, TBD

Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Tuesday, Sep. 29, 5:30-8:30 pm, USU Activity Center

Are you a trivia master?! Compete with your fellow students in a variety of trivia categories to win prizes!

Classical Music o India

The Classical Music of India

Tuesday, Sep. 29, 7:00-8:30 pm, Arts 111

Enjoy the classical music of India with renowned Master Musician Rajeev Taranath!

Book Store Grand Opening

University Store Grand Opening

Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2:00-4:00 pm, University Store

You're invited to celebrate the grand opening of the new University Store! There will be special store sales and prize drawings throughout the day. Starting at 2pm, students can participate in games and watch the ribbon cutting ceremony at 3:30!

National Women's Health and Fitness Day

National Women's Health and Fitness Day

Wednesday, Sep. 30, 5:30-6:30 pm, GEC- USU 3200

Women's Health and Fitness Day is the nation's largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. Come to the GEC for a safe and inclusive space to work out regardless of gender identity, size, ability and more!


October

Resume Clinic

Frontiers in Science

Thursday, Oct. 1, 12:00-12:50 PM, SCI 2 242

Come learn about "Astrobiological Implications of Stable Isotope Evidence for the Conditions of Formation for Secondary Copper Carbonates and Copper Nitrates." Dr. Erick Melchiorre, Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, CSU San Bernardino.

Study Abroad

Study Abroad Information Session

Thursday, Oct. 1, 12:00-12:50 pm, University Hall 101

Do you want to learn more about how you can travel to other countries and earn university credit at the same time? Attend a Study Abroad info session!

Resume Clinic

Resume Clinic

Thursday, Oct. 1, 12:00-12:50 pm, Career Center

Bring your resume to this informational clinic! We'll help you make your resume stand out so that you can get some interviews and start your career!

Cougar Blue Thursday

Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Oct. 1, 12:00-1:00 pm, TBD

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

Thursday Night Bingo

Queer and Feminist Lecture Series: Carla Trujillo and Emma Perez

Thursday, Oct. 1, 5:00-7:00 pm, Kellogg Reading Room

Carla Trujillo is the editor of Chicana Lesbians: The Girls Our Mothers Warned Us About and is the author of several short stories, and various articles on identity, sexuality, and higher education.  Emma Perez, born in El Campo, Texas, has published essays in history and feminist theory.

Bingo

Thursday Night Bingo

Thursday, Oct. 1, 6:00-8:00 pm, QUAD

Let's play Bingo! Come out and play with your friends and you could win prizes!

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Step It Up 5k Walk

Thursday, Oct. 1, 6:00-9:00 pm, Mangrum Track

Join Alpha Xi Delta in supporting Autism Speaks! This philanthropy event will raise awareness for autism by inviting students and community member to come out and walk for a cause! Tickets are $12.

Camping and Rock-Climbing in Joshua Tree National Park

Camping and Rock-Climbing in Joshua Tree National Park

Friday, Oct. 2, 5:00 am-8:00 pm, Joshua Tree National Park

Grab your sleeping bag, Cougars! Join us for this three-day camping and rock climbing trip!

NAK Drag Show

NAK Dragshow

Friday, Oct. 2, 7:00 -9:00 pm, USU Ballroom

The Nu Alpha Kappa Drag Show is a fun way to celebrate diversity and inclusion at CSUSM! Come out and embrace the amazing LGBTQ community with us! Tickets are being sold for $10 each and all proceeds will go towards the NAK philanthropy event, NAKLAND.

Surfing

Surfing

Saturday, Oct. 3, 8:00 am-4:00 pm, Oceanside

Have you ever wanted to learn how to surf? Now is your chance! Come out and hang out with campus rec as we teach you how to ride the waves! Equipment, instruction, and food are included!

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AmaXing Challenge Banquet

Saturday, Oct. 3, 3:00-6:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Join Alpha Xi Delta in supporting Autism! Tickets for this banquet can be bought for $15 each and all proceeds will go towards the Alpha Xi Delta philanthropy organization, Autism Speaks.

Real Monsters

Toby Allen Exhibit "Monsters Project"

Monday, Oct. 5 - Oct. 9, 8:00 am-10:00 pm, USU Display Case

Come check out this compelling illustration by Toby Allen, an achieved artist and young adult who depicts mental illness as mystical characters or "monsters" to bring awareness and reduce the stigma surrounding these issues.

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Meet Me at the Intersections: Conversation with Dr. Higgins

Monday, Oct. 5, 3:00-4:00 pm, USU 2310

Join us in welcoming Dr. Johnathan Higgins to CSUSM to discuss his doctoral work on intersectionality; focused on the experience of queer men of color in higher education.

Civility Day

Civility T-Shirt Day

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Learn more about CSUSM's Civility Campaign and pick up a t-shirt to show off your personal commitment to the cause!

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Art Workshop: Real Monsters

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Join us for this art workshop as we discuss Toby Allen's depictions of mental illness. Lunch will be provided! RSVP to SHCS by 10/5.

Study Abroad Info Session

Study Abroad Information Session

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 12:00-12:50 pm, University Hall 101

Do you want to learn more about how you can travel to other countries and earn university credit at the same time? Attend a Study Abroad info session!

Fraternity Recruitment

Job Fair: Prep for Success

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 12:00-12:50 pm, Career Center

Join us as we explore employment opportunities and develop skills to ace that interview!

Tools for Group Work

Tools for Group Work

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 12:00-1:00 pm, Kellogg 3400

Learn how to create an awesome group presentation through programs like Google docs and Prezi!

Fraternity Recruitment

Gender Cafe

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 12:00-1:00 pm, GEC-USU 3200

Join us for this discussion on a variety of topics related to gender, gender identity, and gender expression!

Free Movie Night

ASI Free Movie Night -- The Martian or The Maze Runner

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 6:00-10:00 pm, Edwards Cinema-San Marcos

Please join us for a free movie at Edwards Cinema in San Marcos! You will have a choice between seeing the Martian at 7:00pm or the Maze Runner at 6:50pm.  Please arrive no later than 6:00pm.  The first 100 students are guaranteed!

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Diversity Kick Off

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 12:00-2:00 pm, USU Amphitheater

Join the Office of Diversity, Educational Equity, Inclusion and Ombud Services in celebrating Diversity Awareness month with food, fun and entertainment!

Inside Out

INSIDE OUT Movie Screening

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 7:00-9:30 pm, USU Amphitheater

Join us for the screening of Disney Pixar's animated feature film, INSIDE OUT. This event is presented for National Depression Screening Day to bring awareness to mental health!  Education, information and resources will be available to promote mental health, increase help-seeking, and reduce stigma.

Mental Health Screening

National Depression Screening Day & Mental Health Fair

Thursday, Oct. 8, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Know your resources! Student Health and Counseling Services will be bringing awareness to depression prevention, early intervention, treatment, and stigma reduction. You can also take a confidential screening, get free food, and giveaways!

Swag Swap

ASI Swag Swap

Thursday, Oct. 8, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, Kellogg Plaza

Come turn in your shirts/sweatshirts from high school or other colleges for a FREE CSUSM Shirt! *First 100 Students*

Study Abroad Info Session

Study Abroad Information Session

Thursday, Oct. 8, 12:00-12:50 pm, University Hall

Do you want to learn more about how you can travel to other countries and earn university credit at the same time? Attend a Study Abroad info session!

I Declare War Speed Game

I Declare War Speed Card Game

Thursday, Oct. 8, 12:00-1:00 pm, Forum Plaza

TBD

Cougar Blue Thursday

Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Oct. 8, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

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American Indian Cultural Awareness

Thursday, Oct. 8, 12:00-1:30 pm, USU 2300

This discussion, as a part of Conversation That Matter series, will provide students, faculty, and staff with knowledge regarding myths, facts, issues, and challenges that will help to better serve American Indian and Alaskan Native students at CSUSM.

Archery

Archery

Thursday, Oct. 8, 5:00-7:00 pm, Escondido

Have you ever wanted to learn archery? Now's your chance! Learn the basics of archery with campus rec on this Thursday night!

Video Game Tournament

Activity Center Video Game Tournament

Thursday, Oct. 8, 5:30-8:30 pm, USU Game Lounge

Are you the ultimate gamer? Come out and compete in this free tournament for a chance to win some great prizes!

Bungee Jump

Bungee Jumping and Camping

Friday, Oct. 9, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, North LA

Take the plunge! Invite your friends to join you on this awesome camping excursion where you will have the chance to go bungee jumping!

Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer

Friday, Oct. 9, 12:30-3:00 pm, Multipurpose Field

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Women's Soccer Team takes on San Francisco State in this home game!

Mens Soccer

Men's Soccer

Friday, Oct. 9, 3:00-6:00 pm, Multipurpose Field

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Men's Soccer Team takes on San Francisco State in this home game!

Dodge Ball

Dodge Ball

Friday, Oct. 9, 6:00-8:00 pm, Clarke Field House

Enjoy recreation dodgeball with fellow students on this one-night tournament competing for the honor of becoming an Intramural Champion! *Sign up at Clarke Field House.

Pride By the Beach

Pride by the Beach

Saturday, Oct. 10, 11:00 am-6:00 pm, Downtown Oceanside

The ASI LGBTQA Pride Center will have a booth at North County Pride in Oceanside! Come find us at this fun community event, hosted by the North County LGBT Center.

Mens Soccer

Men's Soccer

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2:00-5:00 pm, Multipurpose Field

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Men's Soccer Team takes on Cal State Monterey Bay in this home game!

Queer Discussion

Queer Discussion: Coming Out!

Monday, Oct. 12, 5:00-7:00 pm, Pride Center- USU 3100

Queer Discussions are student-led conversations on a variety of topics. Visit the Pride Center for interesting conversation and snacks!

Love Your Body Day

Love Your Body Day

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Kellogg Plaza

A resource fair and fashion show to showcase the beauty of every body and promote health body image.  Activities, information, and a runway! Every body is beautiful!

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Job and Internship Fair

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 11:00 am-2:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Looking for a job or an internship to spruce up your resume?  Come out to this fair where you will have a chance to meet employers who are hiring for part time, full time, and internship positions!

Study Abroad Info Session

Study Abroad Information Session

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 12:00-12:50 pm, University Hall 101

Do you want to learn more about how you can travel to other countries and earn university credit at the same time? Attend a Study Abroad info session!

Extreme Googling

Extreme Googling

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 12:00-1:00 pm, Kellogg 3400

Become an Expert Googler! In this workshop, you will learn how to find the information that you need more effectively and efficiently!

Ted Talk Tuesday

TED Talk Tuesdays

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 5:00-6:30 pm, ASI Board Room

Experience a TED Talk and engage in a discussion about specific topics!

Cougar Eats

Cougar Eats

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 7:00-9:00 pm, Clarke Field House 113

Want to learn how to make simple and healthy recipes?! Join us in Cougar Eats as we cook together and create some yummy food! 

Luncheon

All People's Luncheon

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 12:00-1:30 pm, USU 2300

The All People's Luncheon is an opportunity to celebrate and reflect upon our commitment to diversity and social justice! President Haynes will be present to announce the first recipient of the President's Student Companion Award for Inclusive Excellence and Diversity. Shirley N. Weber, educator and social justice advocate, will also be present as a keynote speaker.

CougART

CougArt

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 3:00-5:00 pm, USU Rooftop

Come make origami and craft with us! Meet the members of Colleges Against Cancer and enjoy free food and drinks.

Vista Health Community Clinic

Learn About PrEP with Vista Community Clinic

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 5:30-7:00 pm, Pride Center-USU 3100

Vista Community Clinic educators will provide information on safe sex, PrEP, and more regarding sexual health for men who have sex with men.

Documentary Film Series

Global Commitment Initiative Documentary Film Series

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 5:30-7:30 pm, USU Ballroom AC

Join us for part two of this two-part film series on human trafficking. There will be a guest speaker as well as a Q & A session following the film.

Networking 101

Networking 101: Connect and Engage

Thursday, Oct. 15, 12:00-12:50 pm, Career Center

Trying to achieve your career goals? Learn how to connect with others in easy, non-threatening ways through this networking workshop!

International Coffee Hour

International Coffee Hour

Thursday, Oct. 15, 12:00-1:00 pm, Craven 3200/Tukwut Courtyard

Come to our International Coffee Hour! You can meet international students as well as study abroad returnees. There will be free snacks and coffee of course!

Cougar Blue Thursday

Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Oct. 15, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

Frontiers In Science

Frontiers in Science

Thursday, Oct. 15, 12:00-1:00 pm, Science Hall 2 242

Join Dr. Jorge Moreno, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at Cal Poly Pomona as he discusses  "Star Formation in Interacting Galaxies: A Love Story." 

Ted Talk

QUEERxtalk: LGBTQ History Month

Thursday, Oct. 15, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU 3700

Learn about historical moments in LGBTQ culture with these three, 8-10 minute TED talk style lectures.

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Throwback Thursdays: 90's Movies

Thursday, Oct. 15, 5:00-8:00 pm, GEC-USU 3200

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the GEC! Every other Thursday night!

Peterson Pham

Tet With Filmmaker Peterson Pham

Thursday, Oct. 15, 5:30-7:00 pm, Pride Center-USU 3100

In honor of National Coming Out Day, film maker Peterson Pham will screen his short documentary, Tet: New Year, and discuss his coming out experience as an LGBT Vietnamese American. 

CSUSM Mixer

CSUSMixer

Thursday, Oct. 15, 6:00-8:00 pm, USU Amphitheater

Special Guest Performance by Will Makar.  Try and mix things up for a change! First 100 participants will get free food and mock-tails!

Mr. AXO

Mr. Alpha Chi (AXO)

Thursday, Oct. 15, 6:00-9:00 pm, USU Ballroom

The Iota Tau chapter of Alpha Chi Omega will be hosting a fun and entertaining philanthropy event this Thursday night! Mr. Alpha Chi is a male pageant that will allow for different campus leaders to compete for the title. All proceeds will go to the Center for Community Solutions and will help prevent relationship and sexual violence. $10 Presale tickets, $12 at the door.

Fight For a Cure

Fight for a Cure

Thursday, Oct. 15, 6:00-8:00 pm, USU

Come out and support this amazing cause! Fight for a Cure is a program that raises awareness for breast cancer and promotes local resources for those that might be affected.

Flag Football Playoffs

Flag Football Playoffs

Friday, Oct. 16, 11:00 am-4:00 pm, Mangrum Field

TBD

Star Wars Reads

Star Wars Reads

Friday, Oct. 16, 12:00-3:00 pm, CSUSM University Store

The CSUSM University Store will be hosting games, activities, and book in the 4th annual Star Wars Reads!

Scary Movie Night

Scary Movie Night

Friday, Oct. 16, 8:00-10:00 pm, USU Ballroom AC

Let's get into the Halloween Spirit with Scary Movie Night! Bring your blankets, pillows, and maybe a teddy bear to hold onto as you watch this spine tingling thriller! Free snack and refreshments will be provided!

Paintball

Paintball

Saturday, Oct. 17, 9:00 am-2:30 pm, Ramona

Need to have some fun to get rid of that mid-semester stress? Bring your friends to play paintball with campus rec!

Coastal Cleanup

Helping Paws: Coastal Clean Up Day

Saturday, Oct. 17, 8:30 am-12:00 pm, Oceanside Beach

Enjoy a day at the beach with other CSUSM students and help remove trash from the Oceanside beach! Be a part of a positive impact on our coastal environment.  Meet at the CSUSM Sprinter Station at 8:30am (the train leaves at 8:41). Sign up at the ASI front desk (USU 3700). 

Domestic Violence and LGBTQ Communities

Domestic Violence and LGBTQA Communities

Monday, Oct. 19, 2:00-4:00 pm, TBD

TBD

Major and Minor Fair

Major and Minor Fair

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Are you a student with an undeclared major or minor? Are you a student who is thinking of changing your major or minor? Come talk to us and explore all of the programs that are offered at CSUSM!

Gender Cafe

Gender Cafe: Sushi Rolls not Gender Roles

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 12:00-1:00 pm, GEC- USU 3200

Gender Cafes are student-led conversations on a variety of topics.  Visit the GEC for interesting conversation and snacks!

Study Abroad Info Session

Study Abroad Information Session

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 12:00-12:50 pm, University Hall 101

Do you want to learn more about how you can travel to other countries and earn university credit at the same time? Attend a Study Abroad info session!

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Awareness Movie Screening

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Awareness Movie Screening

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 6:00-8:30 pm, USU

Become more aware of domestic violence and sexual assault by watching this on campus documentary screening.

Crafty Cougars

Crafty Cougars

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 7:00-9:00 pm, Clarke Field House 113

Let's get crafty! Learn how to make some cool DIY crafts that you can take home with you!

Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 7:00-10:00 pm, Hunter Gymnasium

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Women's Volleyball Team takes on Cal State Dominquez Hills in this home game!

Get a Job!

Get a Job!

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 12:00-12:50 pm, Career Center

Learn about strategies for your job search, including building & utilizing your network of contacts. 

Interactive Inteviewing

Interactive Interviewing

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1:00-1:50 pm, Career Center

Nervous for that upcoming interview for a new job or internship? Come practice your answers to interview questions and learn skills that will make you a pro!

Career Quickies

Career Quickies

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1:00-2:00 pm, GEC-USU 3200

A career counselor will be visiting once per month to hold quick, 15-minute career sessions in the Community Centers.  Students can sign up at the front desk of wither center (USU 3100 or USU 3200) one week prior to each session.  

Beyond the Letters

Beyond the Letters: Sorority Women Doing Advocacy

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 5:30-6:30 pm, GEC-USU 3200

The Greek Life Alumni will be speaking about how involvement within a sorority leads to new opportunities for the future and what led them to do the type of work they are doing. 

USU Unplugged

USU Unplugged

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 5:00-8:00 pm, Jazzman's Cafe

Kick back and relax in this coffee shop environment while listening to performances by your fellow students!

Global Capitalism

Global Capitalism and the Crisis off Humanity

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 6:30-8:00 pm, Arts 240

Enjoy this Arts & Lectures event with Dr. William I. Robinson as he discusses these topics through his recently published book.

Study Abroad

Study Abroad Fair

Thursday, Oct. 22, 10:00 am-2:00 pm, USU Arcade and Lawn

Discover ways that you can travel, work, intern, teach, or study abroad from several of our university partners and vendors!

Student Org Workshop

Student Organization Workshop

Thursday, Oct. 22, 12:00-1:00 pm, SBSB 1102

CSUSM Student organizations are invited to attend this educational workshop on conflict resolution and delegation!

Cougar Blue Thursday

Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Oct. 22, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

Black Jew Dialogues

Black Jew Dialogues: A Cross Cultural Comedy

Thursday, Oct. 22, 6:30-8:00 pm, Academic Hall 102

Join us as we watch and discuss this two-actor play, which explores the absurdity of prejudice and racism within society. Students will be challenged to understand the true nature of diversity in the 21st century.

Anza Borrego

Camping and Hiking in Anza Borrego

Friday, Oct. 23- Oct. 25, 5:00 am-4:00 pm, Anza Borrego

Let's go on an excursion! Campus Rec will be taking students to the Anza Borrego desert where you will get to enjoy the beautiful scenery and learn some basic outdoor leadership, stewardship and environmental skills.

Flag Football All Star and Championship Game

Flag Football All Star and Championship Game

Friday, Oct. 23, 12:00-4:00 pm, Mangrum Field

Come out and cheer on your CSUSM intramural flag football teams as they battle it out for the Championship game! The winner will be on their way to regionals!

Witch-Craft Bash

Witch-Craft Bash

Friday, Oct. 23, 6:00-7:30 pm, USU Rooftop

Come one, come all to the Witch-Craft Bash where you can decorate cookies, pumpkins, and enjoy some food before saying Bone Voyage to students who are attending the Haunted Trail in Balboa Park.

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Housing is A Human Right

Friday, Oct. 23, 6:30-8:00 pm, Academic Hall 102

Join Enrique Reynoso of Mexico City's Organización Popular Francisco Villa Independiente (OPFVI), also known as "los Panchos" for an in-depth discussion of the struggles and successes in winning housing as a human right. The event is open to anyone: students, their family-members and friends of all ages, community members, staff and faculty.  There will be catered food!

The Haunted Trail Balboa Park

The Haunted Trail Balboa Park

Friday, Oct. 23, 7:00-11:00 pm, Balboa Park (Meet in Cesar Chavez Circle)

Located in San Diego's world famous Balboa Park, The haunted Trail is a stroll through the park you will never forget. This mile long trail through the twisted grove of pines and gnarled oaks will have you shaking in fright! **Sign up at SLL (USU 3600).

Women's Hackathon

Women's Hackathon

Saturday, Oct. 24, 8:30 am-8:00 pm, SBSB/USU

The Women's Hackathon is an event that aims to inspire young women in the field of technology! All programming skill levels are welcome! Come as a team or come by yourself to meet new friends. Register for free at sandiegohackathon.org and contact Dr. Youwen Ouyang at ouyang@csusm.edu for more information.

Halloweek Zombie Run 5K

Halloweek Zombie Run 5K

Saturday, Oct. 24, 9:00-12:00 pm, Mangrum Track and Field

Run for your life through our 5K cross-country obstacle course and try not to get infected! Watch out for the zombies because they want your “life” flag! If you lose your flag along the way, don’t worry you can get a chance to redeem it. Stick around for the post celebration where you can party with the zombies!

Strike Out Arthritis

Strike Out Arthritis

Saturday, Oct. 24, 12:00-4:00 pm, Clark Field House

Help us strike out arthritis in this fundraising softball game! 

Boo Grams

Halloweek Boo Grams

Monday, Oct. 26, 12:00-2:00 pm, USU Arcade

Get crafty and make fun-Halloween themed treats and cards for your friends!

Queer Discussion

Queer Discussion: LGBTQA: All for One or One for All?

Monday, Oct. 26, 5:00-7:00 pm, Pride Center-USU 3100

Queer Discussions are student-led conversations on a variety of topics. Visit the Pride Center for interesting conversation and snacks!

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Lobby Corps Information Session

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 12:00-1:00 pm, ASI Conference Room (USU 3700)

Lobby Corps teaches students how to be effective CSU advocates. Interested students will have the opportunity to attend lobbying training sessions with local lobbyists and CSSA staff. Then, they will travel to Sacramento for the California Higher Education Student Summit (CHESS) to apply their knowledge.

Art with Impact

Art with Impact: Dinner & Movies

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 5:00-7:00 pm, USU 2310 A & B

Art with impact uses short films to reduce the stigma around mental illness and provides a forum to talk honestly about mental health challenges. Please RSVP for dinner, email cberry@csusm.edu.

Cougar Moves

Cougar Moves

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 6:00-8:00 pm, Clarke Field House 113

Cougar Moves classes are perfect for beginners looking to get moving and experts looking for a great workout!

Puente

Puente- Created and Realized by Diego Pinon

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 7:00-8:30 pm, Arts 111

Combining a mix of Butoh, dance, ritual and theatre, Diego Pinon's word transcends the borders of performance modalities.

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Holloweenfest and Pour Me a Drink

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 5:00-9:00 pm, USU Amphitheater

Join us for a Halloween-themed movie, costume contest, and other festive activities! This event will be offered in conjunction with Pour Me a Drink, a program that raises awareness for alcohol responsibility and empowers students to be active bystanders.

STEM

Women in STEM

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 5:30-7:00 pm, GEC-USU 3200

This panel of women will explore challenges of being a woman in STEM fields and provide insight through professional who currently work in the field.

Etiquette Dinner

Etiquette Dinner

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 6:00-8:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Learn to meet, greet, and eat while enjoying a 4-course meal! Come out and practice your dining and business etiquette.

Cougar Blue Thursday

Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Oct. 29, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

Frontiers in Science

Frontiers in Science

Thursday, Oct. 29, 12:00-1:00 pm, Science Hall 2-242

Join Dr. Michael Burin, Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at CSUSM, as he discusses "Large-scale vortex dynamics: form the lab to the Atlantic Ocean and Jupiter".

Homelessness

Homelessness

Thursday, Oct. 29, 12:00-1:30 pm, USU 2300 A&C

Presenters will share with the audience different ways the community is addressing issues of homelessness. Learn about how you can help!

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Throwback Thursdays: Throwback Jams

Thursday, Oct. 29, 5:00-8:00 pm, GEC-USU 3200

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the GEC! Every other Thursday night!

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Sustainable Speaker Series: Business Strategies for a Sustainable Earth

Thursday, Oct. 29, 5:30-7:00 pm, Markstein 125

In this talk, Dr. Catalin Ratiu will discuss how businesses respond to environmental and social challenges, how they engage with stakeholders, and how profit fits into the discussion.

Knotts Scary Farm

Knott's Scary Farm

Thursday, Oct. 29, 5:30 pm, Meet at Chavez Circle

Be one of the first 35 students to buy a discounted ticket and join an excursion with other CSUSM students for a scary, fun time! Transportation Provided. **Tickets go on sale October 14th at 8:30 am in USU 3700.

Scream Zone at the Del Mar fairgrounds

Halloweek USU Excursion: Scream Zone at Del Mar Scaregrounds

Thursday, Oct. 29, 6:00 pm-12:00 am, Del Mar

Join us if you dare for one of San Diego's most horrifying haunted attractions! The 18th annual Scream Zone will include four terrifying haunts that are sure to keep you on edge. Make sure to register at the Clarke Field House! **Tickets will be sold for (TBD)

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Scary Stories

Thursday, Oct. 29, 7:00-9:00 pm, USU Ballroom

What do scary stories tell us about ourselves, our society and social injustice? Join Dr. Natalie Wilson in her discussion about how scary stories and monstrous figures serve as social barometers. 

Halloweek Haunted House

Halloweek Haunted House

Friday, Oct. 30, 5:00-9:00 pm, Clarke Field House 113

Boo! Join us during Halloweek as the Clarke field House is transformed into a scary Halloween adventure! Bring a friend because you never know what could be lurking around...

Softball

Softball

Saturday, Oct. 31, 11:00 am-4:00 pm, ATH Softball Field

Enjoy recreation softball with fellow students through Campus Recreation this semester! Co-Rec Softball is a Sport where students compete against their fellow CSUSM Cougars for the honor of becoming an Intramural Champion! The season will run for 4 weeks through 11/22. (10/31, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/21 & 11/22)

November

Dia De Los Muertos

Dia De Los Muertos

Monday, Nov. 2, 10:00 am, Latin@ Center-USU 3300

Come celebrate Dia De Los Muertos at the Latin@ Center! Events include:

  • Alter @ 10:00 am
  • Skull Workshop and History Lessons from 6:00pm-8:00pm 
Phired Up

PhiredUp Workshop

Monday, Nov. 2, 12:00-3:00 pm, USU Ballroom

TBD

Men's Basketball Exhibition

Men's Basketball Exhibition

Monday, Nov. 2, 7:00 pm, San Diego

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Men's Basketball team takes on San Diego State in this exhibition game!

Movember

Movember

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Movember is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to "change the face of men's health" and raise awareness for issues including depression, prostate cancer and other male cancers. 

Graduate and Professional School Fair

Graduate and Professional School Fair

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 11:00 am-2:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Thinking about going to grad school? Meet with representatives from various graduate schools who will provide information on programs, admissions and financial aid!

Civility T-Shirt Day

Civility T-Shirt Day

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Support the CSUSM Civility campaign by wearing your green Civility T-shirt and participating in U-hour activities!

How to CoBA

How to CoBA

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 12:00, Markstein 101/102

Come meet with other College of Business Administration Students to start building senior experience teams, and to receive advice about classes, programs and student organizations. Learn how to create/enhance your LinkedIn Profile! Be sure to wear professional business attire if you would like your profile picture taken!

Book of Life Film Screening

Book of Life Film Screening

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 5:00-7:00 pm, Latin@ Center-USU 3300

Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos with the Latin@ Center by joining them for a film screening of Book of Life!

Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 7:00-10:00 pm, Hunter Gymnasium

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Women's volleyball team takes on Cal State Los Angeles in this home game! 

Queer & Feminist Lecture Series: Kurt Lindemann

Queer & Feminist Lecture Series: Kurt Lindemann

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 3:00-8:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Join Dr. Kurt Lindemann, Associate Professor in the School of Communication at San Diego State University and Interim Director of SDSU’s Center for the Study of Media and Performance, as he speaks as a part of our Queer and Feminist Lecture Series. Among many other things, he has adapted, directed, and performed his own work on gender and masculinity in numerous venues.

Queer Nights Out: Movie Night

Queer Nights Out: Movie Night

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 5:00-8:00 pm, Pride Center (USU 3100)

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the Pride Center! Every other Wednesday night.

Cougar Blue Thursdays

Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Nov. 5, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

Student Town Hall

Student Town Hall

Thursday, Nov. 5, 12:00, Academic hall 102

An open forum to talk to your student representatives regarding relevant student issues. Bring your questions and concerns. Opportunity drawings and free Swag for attendees!

Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Thursday Nov. 5, 5:30-8:30 pm, USU Activity Center

Are you a trivia master? Bring your friends and compete in teams in a variety of trivia categories, and you just might win!

Bingo

Thursday Night Bingo

Thursday, Nov. 5, 6:00-8:00 pm, UVA

Join us for this free event that includes multiple games of bingo and great prizes for our game winners. Bring your friends and you could be a winner!

Ishmael Houston-Jones

Ishmael Houston-Jones

Thursday, Nov. 5, 7:00-9:00 pm, Arts 111

Ishmael Houston-Jones is an internationally known choreographer, author, performer, teacher and arts activist. Come witness and evening of dancing-talking about his artistry, black choreographers and postmodern dance.

Coming Out Monologues

Coming Out Monologues

Friday, Nov. 6, 6:30-9:00 pm, McMahan House

The Coming Out Monologues spotlight the complexity of coming out.  Performers will be using their personal coming out stories to come up with a monologue, spoken word piece, dance, or performance. Attendees can expect and evening of vulnerability and compassion as well as small plates and a small dessert.  The pre-reception will be free and open to all and will feature the release of The Queery, a student driven publication that highlights the writing of queer students at CSUSM.  Tickets to the Coming Out Monologues are $5 and can be purchased in the ASI Suite (USU 3700) beginning October 26, 2015.

Biking in Oceanside

Biking in Oceanside

Saturday, Nov. 7, 8:00 am-2:00 pm, San Luis River Trail-Oceanside

Join us on a scenic bike ride in Oceanside, CA! We will ride on a paved road along the river that flows into the Ocean and will experience wildlife and natural beauty. Students will learn basic bike techniques by an instructor.

Women's Volleyball

Women's Volleyball

Sunday, Nov. 8, 12:00-3:00 pm, Hunter Gymnasium

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Women's Volleyball Team takes on Sonoma State in this home game!

Queer Discussion: Polyamory

Queer Discussion: Polyamory

Monday, Nov. 9, 5:00-7:00 pm, Pride Center-USU 3100

Queer Discussions are student-led conversations on a variety of topics. Visit the Pride Center for interesting conversation and snacks!

Volleyball Mini Session

Volleyball Mini Session

Monday, Nov. 9, 6:00-10:00 pm, Clarke Field House Gym

Co-Rec volleyball starts today! Bring your friends and join us for this 4 week season that will end on Nov. 30!

Soft Skills Workshop: How to Land That Job

Soft Skills Workshop: How to Land That Job

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 11:00 am-12:00 pm, USU 2300A

Want to learn how to develop your interview and interpersonal communication skills so you can land that job?! This workshop is just the place for you! We will be emphasizing self-promotion and negotiation skills in relation to the job search and interviewing process.

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Celebration of Faculty Scholarship & Creative Activities

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, USU

Celebrate CSUSM faculty as we showcase their research and scholarly/creative activities!

Veteran's Day Observance

Veteran's Day Observance

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 12:00-1:00 pm, Veteran's Center

Come out for this annual Veteran's Day event that recognizes student veterans and brings awareness to the campus community.

TED Talk Tuesdays

TED Talk Tuesdays

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 5:00-6:30 pm, ASI Board Room

Experience a TED Talk and engage in a discussion about specific topics!

Inequality for ALL

Inequality for ALL

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 5:00-8:00 pm, USU 2300 A&B

This Conversations that Matter Series event will include a film screening of "Inequality for All", which brings to light the current state of wealth distribution, income inequality, and why these issues matter. The film will be followed by a question and answer session.

Indoor Rock Climbing

Indoor Rock Climbing

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 9:00 am-2:00 pm, Mesa Rim-San Diego

Enjoy the 30,000 sq ft of rock walls at the Mesa Rim Rock Climbing Gym that include top rope and bouldering with the tallest walls in San Diego County! You will learn basic rock climbing techniques, knots, and safety with a certified instructor. **Sign ups will begin on 11/02

Hiking

Hiking

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 7:00-10:00 pm, San Marcos

San Marcos’s very own Double Peak trail is fun for all levels. It is roughly 7.0 miles round trip and amazing panoramic views wait for you at the top! **Sign ups begin on 11/02

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It's On csUSm National Week of Action

Thursday, Nov. 12, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, Chavez Plaza

Sign the pledge and take a picture with the It's on csUSm banner and join thousands of students nationwide who are standing against sexual assault on college campuses during the National Week of Action.

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Ins & Outs of Fire Safety

Thursday, Nov. 12, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Library Plaza

Come out and meet the San Marcos Fire Department and help them raise awarness for fire safety! Earn stamps by donating non-perishable goods and visiting the fire safety education stations for free In-and-Out Burger!

Cougar Blue Thursdays

Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Nov. 12, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

Frontiers in Science

Frontiers in Science

Thursday, Nov. 12, 12:00-1:00 pm, Science Hall 2-242

Join Dr. Amber Puha, Professor in the Department of Mathematics at CSUSM, as she discusses "Line Up: The Mathematics of Queueing Theory".

Throwback Thursdays: Arts & Crafts

Throwback Thursdays: Arts & Crafts

Thursday, Nov. 12, 5:00-8:00 pm, GEC-USU 3200

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the GEC! Every other Thursday night.

Culture Night

Culture Night

Thursday, Nov. 12, 7:00-9:00 pm, USU Amphitheater

This event is open to the campus as well as the community and will serve as a way to promote cultural awareness. Come out and enjoy free food and entertainment!

Vet Net Ally

Vet Net Ally

Friday, Nov. 13, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, USU Ballroom

This workshop will provide an overview of military culture including the values and behaviors that veterans bring with them into the classroom. A panel of current and former CSUSM Veterans will address their experiences at CSUSM. 

3v3 Basketball

3v3 Basketball

Friday, Nov. 13, 11:00 am-4:00 pm, Clarke Field House

Enjoy recreation 3v3 basketball with fellow students through Campus Recreation this semester! 3v3 Basketball is a brand-new Intramural sport, which provides a competitive recreational league for students to decompress from their busy week and compete against their fellow CSUSM Cougars for the honor of becoming an Intramural Champion! **Sign up for $5 at Clarke Field House

Social Justice Summit

Social Justice Summit

Friday-Sunday, Nov. 13 - Nov. 15, TBD

The Social Justice Summit (SJS) is a three-day/two-night retreat for CSUSM undergraduate students. SJS trains students in social justice framework for campus leadership, community engagement, and charge activism.

Country Fest

Countryfest

Friday, Nov. 13, 7:00-10:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Put your cowboy boots on, Cougars! Come learn how to line dance to a mix of popular country music and of course your favorite top 40 hits! Let's dosey doe through the night!

Free Movie Night

Free Movie Night

Friday, Nov. 13, TBD, Edwards San Marcos 18

Please join us for a free movie at Edwards Cinema in San Marcos! Movies and times will be announced on ASI's social media a few days before the event!

Travel Photo Contest

Travel Photo Contest

Monday-Thursday, Nov. 16-Nov. 19, All Day, Office of Global Ed.-Craven 3200

Stop by Craven 3200 to vote for your favorite travel photo! The winner will be announced on Thursday, Nov. 19 during International Coffee Hour!

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There Are No Superheroes: Just Us, My Journey with Malala

Monday, Nov. 16, 7:00-9:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Hear the inspiring journey of Shiza Shahid, co-founder and CEO of the Malala Fund, and learn about her work with Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai. 

Mental Health Fair

Mental Health Fair

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Help promote mental health and join us for the Mental Health Fair! Come learn about prevention, early intervention and treatment and get in touch with community organizations that are trying to reduce the stigma!

Gender Cafe

Gender Cafe: Tough Guys

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 12:00-1:00 pm, GEC-USU 3200

Gender Cafes are student-led conversations on a variety of topics.  Visit the GEC for interesting conversation and snacks!

Voices from Abroad

Voices from Abroad

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 12:00-1:20 pm, Office of Global Ed.-Craven 3200

Join CSUSM International students as they guide you on a language and cultural tour around the world!

Sustainable Speaker Series: Liz Perez-Halperin

Sustainable Speaker Series: Liz Perez-Halperin

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 5:30-7:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Liz Perez-Halperin is the President and founder of GC Green Incorporated (GCG), a Green Build General Contracting and Consulting Firm. GCG is involved in an effort to broaden the outreach and impact of the green economy.

Cougar Eats

Cougar Eats

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7:00-9:00 pm, Clarke Field house 113

Want to learn how to make simple and healthy recipes?! Join us in Cougar Eats as we cook together and create some yummy food! 

Walk-In Wednesday

Walk-In Wednesday

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 12:00-3:00 pm, Office of Global Ed.-Craven 3200

Bring your study abroad questions to Walk-In Wednesday at the Office of Global Education!

Resume Clinic

Resume Clinic

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1:00-1:50 pm, Craven 1400

Bring your resume to this informational clinic! We'll help you make your resume stand out so that you can get some interviews and start your career!

Career Quickies

Career Quickies

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1:00-2:00 pm, Community Centers

A career counselor will be visiting once per month to hold quick, 15-minute career sessions in the Community Centers!  You can sign up at the front desk of either center (USU 3100 or USU 3200) one week prior to each session. 

Interactive Interviewing

Interactive Interviewing

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2:00-2:50 pm, Craven 1400

Nervous for that upcoming interview for a new job or internship? Come practice your answers to interview questions and learn skills that will make you a pro!

Salary Negotiation

Salary Negotiation

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 3:00-3:50 pm, Craven 1400

This workshop will show you how to negotiate salaries and prepare you for a career after graduation!

Queer & Feminist Lecture Series: Huma Ahmed-Ghosh

Queer & Feminist Lecture Series: Huma Ahmed-Ghosh

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 3:30, USU 2310

Join Huma Ahmed-Ghosh, Chair and Professor in the Department of Women's Studies at San Diego State University, as she discusses her research on women in Afghanistan, Muslim immigrant women to the USA, and Islam and feminism.

USU Unplugged

USU Unplugged

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 5:00-8:00 pm, Jazzman's Cafe

Kick back and relax in this coffee shop environment while listening to performances by your fellow students!

Queer Nights Out: Craft Night

Queer Nights Out: Craft Night

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 5:00-8:00 pm, Pride Center-USU 3100

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the Pride Center! Every other Wednesday night.

Sorority Showcase

Sorority Showcase

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 6:00-9:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Have you ever thought about joining a sorority at CSUSM? Now's your chance! This is an opportunity for you to meet and learn about the different sororities that we have on campus!

Cougar Idol

Cougar Idol

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 7:00-9:00 pm, UVA Game Room

Open Mic night in the UVA Game Room! Signing, Poetry, stand up, and more are welcomed! First ten students to participate will receive an In-N-Out giftcard 

Student Health & Wellness Showcase

Student Health & Wellness Showcase

Thursday, Nov. 19, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, Kellogg Plaza

Students who represent different organizations, clubs, and departments will display educational tables that address a range of health and wellness topics, focusing on physical and mental health.

Cougar Blue Thursday

Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Nov. 19, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

International Coffee Hour

International Coffee Hour

Thursday, Nov. 19, 12:00-1:30 pm, Craven 3200

Come to our International Coffee Hour! You can meet international students as well as study abroad returnees. There will be free snacks and coffee of course! **Photo Contest Winner will be announced!

Student Org. Workshop

Student Org. Workshop

Thursday, Nov. 19, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Are you a member of a student organization on campus? You're invited to attend this workshop on how to better prepare and plan for events, meetings, and retreats!

Tea & Talk

Tea & Talk

Thursday, Nov. 19, 5:00-7:00 pm, USU 2310 A&B

The prevalence of mental health challenges among college students raises the need for a greater understanding of how pervasive social media use affects student' mental health and well-being. Tea & Talk creates an opportunity for conversations among students who represent diverse multicultural, racial/ethnic populations including LGBTQA.

American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival

American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival

Thursday, Nov. 19, 5:30-9:30 pm, USU Ballroom

Join us for the California American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival where you will have the opportunity to experience the best of current films from American Indian filmakers, producers, directors, and actors working through Indian Country. The festival will also offer three days of interactive dialogues with film industry professionals, selected panel discussions, and Q & A sessions after each film.

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid Training

Friday, Nov. 20, 8:00 am-5:00 pm, TBD

Mental Health First Aid Training is offered to students, faculty, and staff who want to learn more about mental health, how to respond to a mental health emergency, and help to modify attitudes and perceptions of mental illness.

Strikeout Stigma Bowling

Strikeout Stigma Bowling

Friday, Nov. 20, 11:00 am-3:00 pm, AMF Bowling Eagle Lanes

Concern for stigma is the #1 reason why college students do not seek help for mental health challenges. Join CSUSM Active Minds for this fun bowling event to strike out stigma!

Dance Around the World

Dance Around the World

Friday, Nov. 20, 6:00-8:00 pm, USU Ballroom

Experience different cultures from around the world as you learn some traditional dances! Whether you're doing the Tango in Uruguay or the Waltz in Germany, the rhythm is going to get you!

Men's Basketball Exhibition

Men's Basketball Exhibition

Saturday, Nov. 21, 7:30 pm, Mira Costa

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Men's Basketball Team takes on San Diego Christian in this exhibition home game!

Chargers vs. Chiefs

Chargers V.S. Chiefs

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2:00 pm, Meet @ Chavez Circle

Join us we head down to San Diego and watch the Chargers take on the Chiefs! Tickets go on sale 11/9/15 @ USU Front Desk 3700. Bring ID for purchase. Price includes transportation.

Trans Day of Remembrance Vigil

Trans Day of Remembrance Vigil

Monday, Nov. 23, 5:30-7:30 pm, Kellogg Plaza

Join us as we recognize the International Trans Day of Remembrance by holding a vigil to honor those who have been lost to anti-trans violence and hate.

Queer Discussion

Queer Discussion

Monday, Nov. 23, 5:00-7:00 pm, Pride Center-USU 3100

Queer Discussions are student-led conversations on a variety of topics. Visit the Pride Center for interesting conversation and snacks!

Puppies at Work

Puppies at Work

Monday, Nov. 23, 6:30-8:30 pm, USU 2310 A & B

Come learn about service dogs and all that they do for us! Pet a puppy and see why their jobs are important! Free food is available for attendees.

Social Media Networking

Social Media Networking

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 12:00-12:50 pm, Craven 1400

Build important career skills by learning how to network through social media!

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 5:15-10:30 pm, San Diego

Be our guest for this enchanting Broadway musical at the San Diego Civic Theatre! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this classic musical love story is filled with dazzling production numbers, including Be Our Guest and the beloved title song. Catered dinner on campus charter bus transportation, and a discounted ticket to the show! Cost: $25, Registration Open November 4th at the Clark Field House!

Cougar Moves

Cougar Moves

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 6:00-8:00 pm, Clarke Field House 113

Cougar Moves classes are perfect for beginners looking to get moving and experts looking for a great workout. Similar to our personal training sessions, the intensity of each Cougar Moves session is adaptable to your fitness level.

Crafty Cougars

Crafty Cougars

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 7:00-9:00 pm, Clarke Field House

Let's get crafty! Learn how to make some cool DIY crafts that you can take home with you!

Stache Walk

Stache Walk

Monday, Nov. 30, 5:00-7:00 pm, USU Amphitheater

The Stache Walk will be the perfect ending to an educational and fun Movember at which students will be able to show off their mustaches on the runway and by taking photos with their friends in a photo booth. Come on by and let loose!

December

Civility T-Shirt Day

Civility T-Shirt Day

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Support the CSUSM Civility campaign by wearing your green Civility T-shirt and participating in U-hour activities!

Spirit Pep Rally

Spirit Pep Rally

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 11:45 am-1:00 pm, USU Amphitheater

Calling all Cougars! Join CSUSM Athletics and the University Student Union Activities Board (USUAB) for a spirited pep rally to kick off Homecoming Week and celebrate our basketball teams. Come meet CSUSM's coaches and student-athletes, and join the fun with spirit give aways, a live DJ and more! 

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 12:00-1:00 pm, Kellogg Plaza

Join us as we recognize World AIDS Day where information, testing, and other activities will be provided.

Quilt and Poetry: World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil

Quilt and Poetry: World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 6:00-8:00 pm, USU Amphitheater

This vigil will honor those who struggle with HIV/AIDS as well as those who have succumbed to the AIDS virus. As part of the event, we are asking for small donations to support people living with HIV in North County.

What Makes You, You?

What Makes You, You?

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 5:30 pm, Pride Center-USU 3100

Show us your story by designing your own T-shirt, provided by the LGBTQA Pride Center. Free snacks will also be provided.

CougarFest

CougarFest

Thursday, Dec. 3, 11:35 am-1:30 pm, Kellogg Plaza

Join us in free carnival games and earn tickets! Trade your winnings for CSUSM Swag, electronics, giftcards, and much more! A photobooth, DJ, and treats are included! 

Cougar Blue Thursday

Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Dec. 3, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

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Throwback Thursdays: Hide and Seek

Thursday, Dec. 3, 5:00-8:00 pm, GEC-USU 3200

Come enjoy hanging out with friends and community in the GEC! Every other Thursday night.

Cowspirarcy Film

Cowspiracy Film Screening

Thursday, Dec. 3, 6:00-8:00 pm, Academic Hall 102

Please join ASI Board of Directors for a public screening of Cowspiracy. From executive producer, Leonardo DiCaprio, this film investigates animal agriculture; the most destructive industry facing the planet today!

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Men's Basketball

Thursday, Dec. 3, 8:00 pm, MiraCosta College

Cheer on your fellow Cougars as our CSUSM Men's Basketball team takes on Humboldt State in this home game!

O-Team Information Session

O-Team Information Session

Friday, Dec. 4, 1:00-2:00 pm, Various

Orientation Team information sessions are open to all students who want to learn more about being a part of the 2016 Orientation team! O-Team is a group of volunteers who help support the transition to CSUSM for incoming first-year and transfer students as well as their families.

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The Ball

Friday, Dec. 4, 8:00 pm-12:00 am, Parking Lot N

The Secret is Out . . . we are coming back on campus this year! Enter the secret garden for a night of dancing and a Ferris wheel ride under the stars.

Homecoming Games

Homecoming Games

Saturday, Dec. 5, 5:00-10:00 pm, MiraCosta College

Join us for our 25th Anniversary Homecoming celebration - a men's and women's basketball double header at Mira Costa College! Spirit buses will be provided for students who pre-register for transportation and will include a boxed meal and additional giveaways.

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Student Org. Workshop

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1:00-2:00 pm, USU Ballroom A&C

Are you a member of a student organization on campus? You're invited to attend this workshop on how to better prepare and plan for events, meetings, and retreats!

O-Team Information Session

O-Team Information Session

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1:00-2:00 pm, Various

Orientation Team information sessions are open to all students who want to learn more about being a part of the 2016 Orientation team! O-Team is a group of volunteers who help support the transition to CSUSM for incoming first-year and transfer students as well as their families.

TEDTalks

TED Talk Tuesdays

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 5:00-6:30 pm, ASI Board Room

Experience a TED Talk and engage in a discussion about specific topics!

freemovienight

ASI Free Movie Night

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 6:00-9:00 pm, Edwards Cinema-San Marcos

Please join us for a free movie at Edwards Cinema in San Marcos! Movies and times will be announced on ASI's social media a few days before the event!

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Cougar Eats

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 7:00-9:00 pm, Clarke Field House 113

Want to learn how to make simple and healthy recipes?! Join us in Cougar Eats as we cook together and create some yummy food! 

Pause for Paws Therapy Dogs

Pause for Paws Therapy Dogs

Thursday, Dec. 10, 10:00 am-2:00 pm, Kellogg Terrace

Get your finals stress relief with a "fur fix" at the library. Over a dozen certified therapy dogs from Love on a Leash are guaranteed to make you feel better!

Stress Less Relaxation Stations

Stress Less Relaxation Stations

Thursday, Dec. 10, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, Kellogg Plaza

Stress Less Relaxation provides fun games, activities, and entertainment to help students relax and manage stress just before finals week! Stations focus on strategies, techniques, and tips for stress reduction.

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Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Dec. 10, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

O-Team Information Session

O-Team Information Session

Thursday, Dec. 10, 1:00-2:00 pm, Various

Orientation Team information sessions are open to all students who want to learn more about being a part of the 2016 Orientation team! O-Team is a group of volunteers who help support the transition to CSUSM for incoming first-year and transfer students as well as their families.

De-Stress Fest

De-Stress Fest

Friday, Dec. 11, 7:00-9:00 pm, USU Amphitheater

Looking for a fun way to relax before finals? Join us for the De-Stress Fest! We will have a variety of crafts, games and activities to help you unwind before you go and ace those finals!

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Cougar Blue Thursday

Thursday, Dec. 17, 12:00-1:00 pm, USU Arcade

Show off your CSUSM spirit! Wear your Cougar Blue and CSUSM gear for a chance to win some amazing prizes!

Robot Expo

Robot Expo

Friday, Dec. 18, 12:00-3:00 pm, McMahan House

The annual Robot expo is free and open to the public and will showcase robots that have been created by Physics and Computer Science & Information students at CSUSM!