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CSUSB Launches New School Year With Students Moving Into Campus

San Bernardo, Ca. –  About 1,300 Cal State San Bernardino students moved into campus housing on Sunday, Sept. 15, just days away from the first day of classes for the 2019-20 academic year.

“Move-In Day” will officially kick-off Welcome Week 2019 for students who will be residing in CSUSB residence halls and apartments for the year.

First-year students will be moving into Coyote Village, which features study spaces, a large multi-purpose room and is home to two faculty-in-residence and the university’s Honors Program. Returning students will also be moving into the university’s Serrano and Arrowhead villages on campus as well as into University Village, an apartment-style complex across the street on Northpark Boulevard.

Sunday also featured various activities for the students and volunteers including a Faculty-in-Residence, Parent and Family Welcome and a meeting with resident assistants.

Students and their families were also invited to participate in the Mexican Independence Day celebration to take place in the patio area of the university’s Meeting Center.

CSUSB partnered with university’s Latino Education & Advocacy Days project, Associated Students, Inc. and the Mexican Consulate in San Bernardino in hosting the celebration, which featured the traditional ringing of a bell and “El Grito,” the cry for patriotism. The event was the consulate’s official celebration of Mexican Independence Day for the Inland area.

The week’s activities include:

Tuesday, Sept. 17

  • 3:30-6:30 p.m. – Pool Paw-Ty at the University Village Pool. Dive into some fun! Come swim, dance and chill out while listening to some great music with friends and show some Yotie pride.

Wednesday, Sept. 18,

  • 2 p.m. – Interested in making an impact in your community? Join the Residence Halls Association (RHA) to learn how you can get involved and represent your village. Learn about your village’s council elections while enjoying a frozen treat and meeting new people! Residents at Arrowhead Village meet at village square; University Village meet at University Village center multi-purpose room; Serrano and Coyote Village meet at Coyote Village multi-purpose room.
  • 4-6 p.m. – My Pack: Residential Apartment Meeting for Arrowhead and University Village residents, come meet your fellow pack and learn about your den through the eyes of your Resident Assistant (RA). Meet at Arrowhead and University Villages on the resident’s floor.
  • 7-7:30 p.m. – Fire Drill at Coyote and University Villages. Coyotes want to ensure your safety throughout the year! During this time we will hold one of two required fire drills of the year. It is MANDATORY to evacuate any time a fire alarm sounds.
  • 7:30-8 p.m. – Fire Drill at Serrano and Arrowhead Villages. Coyotes want to ensure your safety throughout the year! During this time we will hold one of our two required fire drills of the year. It is MANDATORY to evacuate any time a fire alarm sounds.
  • 8-10 p.m. – Get Your Game On! Join fellow Yoties to enjoy a blast from the past! Residents will be able to play games like Super Smash Brothers and Mario Kart in the Game Truck with friends and even make new ones with some well-known game consoles.

Thursday, Sept. 19

  • 9-10 a.m. – Breakfast at Cody’s: Come enjoy a delicious meal before tackling the first day of classes. Hosted by the Department of Housing and Residential Education’s Academic Mentors. The event will be held at Serrano Village Square and Coyote Village Courtyard.

Friday, Sept. 20

  • 6-8 p.m. – Splatter Beat Coyotes! Finish the week by jamming out and getting splattered! Don’t forget to wear clothes that don’t matter! The first 100 students in attendance will receive a free T-shirt. The event will be held at the Serrano Village Quad.

About Cal State San Bernardino

California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. The university offers more than 70 traditional baccalaureate and master’s degree programs, education credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate program in educational leadership. Every one of its academic programs that is eligible has earned national accreditation. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. More than 80 percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.

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