NSO - Saturday

2017 NSO - Saturday, September 23


8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. • Undergraduate Advising & Research, Sweet Hall, 1st Floor

Transfer Academic Advisor Sally Mentzer will be available for drop-in advising today in the morning and again in the afternoon.


9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. • Meet at Coupa Café by Green Library

Transfers — Come have coffee with us and get to know campus better by taking a stroll to visit some hidden, but not-to-be-missed places. Comfortable shoes are recommended.


10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. • El Centro Chicano y Latino Lounge, Old Union Nitery

Vénganse todos and enjoy an authentic breakfast of chorizo con huevos y frijoles. Take a break from the busy NSO schedule and experience the warmth and sabor that our comunidad has to offer. Come and join us in our home away from home. Arrive early for the tortillas! Sponsored by the Chicanx/Latinx Orientation Committee.

Self Defense Workshop

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Burnham Pavilion

Stanford Kenpo Karate will host a self-defense workshop focusing on simple hand strikes and kicks, as well as basic street safety and self-confidence. Please wear athletic clothing.


10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Open Residence Dining Halls

Normal dining hall hours. Check your dining hall for exact meal times. Students without a dining hall are welcome to eat at Wilbur or Lakeside.


11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. • Sweet Hall 020, Ground Floor

Transfers — Meet over lunch with current transfer students to discuss your class choices, academic plans for your major, and to prepare for potential pitfalls such as class sequencing, selectively offered courses, and more.


11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. and 1:00 – 2:15 p.m. • Paul Brest Hall, Munger Graduate Residence

Join your fellow students in packaging over 50,000 meals to be shipped to schools and families in developing countries. Connect with students from other dorms, learn about global hunger, and get inspired to consider how your Stanford experience can be leveraged to address some of the world’s most intractable problems. Advanced sign-ups for one of the two sessions is required through your RA. Sponsored by the Haas Center for Public Service, the Office for Religious Life, and Residential Education.


12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. • Haas Center for Public Service

Get involved with service at Stanford. Join the leaders of 50+ student organizations as well as Stanford staff for a celebration of public service. Cardinal Service invites you to participate in community-engaged learning through Cardinal Courses, serve local and global communities through 400+ Cardinal Quarter opportunities, make a sustained Cardinal Commitment to a social or environmental issue, and take advantage of Cardinal Careers advising and events to make service part of any career.

Bike Registration

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. • White Plaza

Last day for Bike registration during NSO. Bring your bike.

 ASSU Open House

 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. • Old Union Courtyard

Meet your student government representatives from branches of the Associated Students of Stanford University and discover ways to get involved and make your mark on campus.

Mental Health & Wellness Open House

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. • The Bridge Peer Counseling Center, Rogers House (across from the Bechtel)

Want to learn more about mental health at Stanford? Then join us at The Bridge Peer Counseling Center, Stanford’s 24/7 peer counseling service. Come by to talk about mental health and wellness, meet members from various mental health and wellness student groups, and learn about valuable on-campus resources and initiatives.

Muwekma-Tah-Ruk Ice Cream & Volleyball Social

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. • Muwekma-Tah-Ruk

Come visit Muwekma-Tah-Ruk, the Native American theme dorm located on the Row, and enjoy some delicious treats and a beach volleyball extravaganza. Sponsored by the Native American Orientation Committee and Muwekma-Tah-Ruk.


5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. • Open Residence Dining Halls

Normal dining hall hours. Check your dining hall for exact meal times. Students without a dining hall are welcome to eat at Wilbur or Lakeside.


7:30 p.m. kickoff • Stanford Stadium Gate 3, SUID card required for admission & t-shirt

Enjoy your first game in the Red Zone, the official student fan group of Stanford Athletics, as the Cardinal takes on the Bruins of UCLA. Come early to ensure you get your 2017 Red Zone shirt and first pick at the best seats in the student section. Join our Cardinal Green Athletics team by recycling and composting during the game so we can win the Pac-12 sustainability competition. Enter through the Student Gate (Gate 3) starting 90 minutes prior to kickoff (6:00 p.m.). Claim your free ticket online before the game at www.gostanford.com/redzone starting Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. the week of the game.

Chill-Axe at The Axe & Palm

8:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. • The Axe & Palm, Old Union

Enjoy the best burgers on the Farm. Learn about the legendary Axe and Stanford’s athletic traditions while meeting fellow students. Use your Meal Plan Dollars and receive a discount. Raffle prizes all night long.

BROC Party

10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. • Oak Room, Tresidder Union, 2nd Floor, SUID required for admission

Come to the hottest party of NSO! Dance with your new friends to the latest Hip-Hop, R&B, Reggae, and old-school throwbacks before your first week of classes. Sponsored by the Black Recruitment and Orientation Committee.

Open Mic Night at the CoHo

10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. • LOCATION CHANGE: Harmony House

It’s time to show your stuff. Join fellow classmates for an open mic night. Sign-ups start 30 minutes prior. Spoken word, music, comedy — all are welcome. Chill with new friends and grab a late-night snack at Stanford’s iconic Coffee House. Sponsored by Stanford Arts.


10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. • Lake Lagunita Fire Pit

Join us for a night of mixing, music, chill vibes, and snacks. All new students are welcome. Sponsored by the Queer Student Resources Orientation Committee.

Stanford Comedy Night

10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. • Cubberley Auditorium

Come see the original comedic stylings of Stanford’s own student comedy troupes. Get up close and personal with the Robber Barons, a sketch comedy group, and the Stanford Improvisors, better known as the SImps. The night will be fun, interactive, and absolutely hilarious.