Griffon Edge

Events

Thursday

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As part of your first official University event, you will be introduced to the President, Provost, Deans and student leaders. You will also learn about the quality of the programs offered at Missouri Western. 

Welcome Fair
Meet over 80 student organizations, 18 academic departments and countless student service offices that Missouri Western has to offer. You will have the opportunity to chat with each booth and make some connections!

Griffon Edge Block Party
We close down the streets and bring in a variety of fun activities and games from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. You can even try your luck on the mechanical bull!

Outdoor Movie
After the excitement of the Block Party, kick back and relax for the outdoor movie “Jurassic World” behind Vaselakos Hall.

Friday

Schedule Crawl
Students will be lead around campus and will be shown where each of their classes will be held. This will be Operation-Glow-Party-2your first experience navigating around the campus. Don’t forget to bring your SCHEDULE!

Greek BBQ
Come chat with the Greek organizations at this Hawaiian Luau-themed barbecue! The organizations will showcase the Greek Village and will discuss the benefits of becoming a Greek.

Operation: Glow Party
This extreme paint party is all inclusive with a DJ, concert sound, lasers and lighting, glow bubbles, confetti, foam, fog and 75 gallons of UV paint. Come ready for an amazing memory and a shower of neon paint!

Saturday

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Students will participate in a community service project. You will be performing two hours of community service on Friday or Saturday. You will be notified on your first day of class as to which day your service project will take place. (This project could be on or off campus.)

Closing Ceremonies
Finally you pass the torch and become a Missouri Western Griffon! At this reception, you will receive a special gift and learn of the impact you will make on the University.