Residence Life Meet-Ups

Introduced at Fredonia in Fall 2015 and inspired by meetup.com, Residence Life Meet-ups are informal, low-risk social events designed for students to connect with each other. Most meet-ups are free of charge, and all Fredonia students are welcome.

This web page is now updated with Fall 2022 meet-ups!  If you are interested, you can also glance through our meet-ups archive, which dates back to Fall 2015.

New students, we are so excited for you to come to Fredonia!  Returning students, thanks so much for your support of meet-ups in the past, and we hope to see you at some meet-ups in Fall 2022, as well!

Volleyball, Ice Cream, and Camp Games

Date:  Thursday, August 18, 2022

Time:  7:00pm

Meeting Place:  outside Chautauqua Hall, near sand volleyball court

Continue to soak in summer with free ice cream and outdoor camp games like Kan-Jam, cornhole, and sand volleyball!

Ice cream meet-up picture.
Photograph by Maria Orlova from Pexels.

Planner and Bullet Journal Decorating

Date:  Friday, August 19, 2022

Time:  7:00pm

Meeting Place:  Disney Hall Craft Room

The perfect meet-up for those who like jammin' in their planners!  Bullet journaling pens and stickers will be provided.

Door Decoration meet-up picture.
Photograph by Eva Elijas from Pexels.

Card Games and S'mores (feat. Herd Mentality)

Date:  Friday, August 19, 2022

Time:  8:00pm

Meeting Place:  Nixon Hall Main Lounge

Several games, including Herd Mentality, will be happening at the same time, so you can pick your favorite to play.  Microwaved S'mores might not be as tasty as campfire S'mores, but they are pretty close!

Card games meet-up picture.
Photograph by Kobe - from Pexels.

Fredonia Farmers Market

Date:  Saturday, August 20, 2022

Time:  11:00am

Meeting Place:  outside Starbucks

Explore the cute downtown Fredonia area and maybe even buy some crafts or fresh fruits and vegetables!  We will be walking or rolling there as a group.

Farmers Market meet-up picture.
Photograph by Polina Kovaleva from Pexels.

eSports and Super Smash Bros.

Date:  Saturday, August 20, 2022

Time:  3:00pm

Meeting Place:  Schulz Hall eSports Lounge

In January 2020, an ordinary residence hall common room was transformed into an eSports Lounge.  Computers are updated with the latest games and software, and there is a space to play video games, too.  Game on!

eSports and Smash Bros. meet-up picture.
Photograph by cottonbro from Pexels.

Kickball

Date:  Sunday, August 21, 2022

Time:  4:00pm

Meeting Place:  lawn between Grissom Hall and the Williams Center

This game is not just for gym class heroes!  Students with all degrees of athletic prowess are welcome.  Teams will be formed there, so you can come on your own or with a friend!

Kickball meet-up picture (grassy field).
Photograph by abdul7amid alfadhly from Pexels.

Rock Painting

Date:  Sunday, August 21, 2022

Time:  7:00pm

Meeting Place:  Disney Hall Craft Room

With a few brushstrokes and splashes of color, you can transform a rock...into a prettier rock!  Come to the Disney Hall Craft Room to paint your masterpiece.

Paint and Non-Alcoholic Sip meet-up picture.
Photograph by Andre Moura from Pexels.

Fredonia Farm Festival

Date:  Saturday, August 27, 2022

Time:  11:00am

Meeting Place:  outside Starbucks

You will not want to miss this annual festival in the village of Fredonia.  Partake in tasty food, local music, and over 130 craft booths!  We will meet outside Starbucks and walk downtown together.

Fredonia Farm Festival meet-up picture (vegetables).
Photograph by Adonyi Gabor from Pexels.

Barker Commons Clean-up

Date:  Sunday, August 28, 2022

Time:  5:30pm

Meeting Place:  outside Starbucks

The Fredonia Farm Festival planning team could use some help cleaning up after such a big event.  We will make downtown look beautiful again!  We will meet outside Starbucks and walk downtown together.

Barker Commons Clean-up meet-up picture (dustpan).
Photograph by Jan Kopriva from Pexels.

Room Decor Bingo

Date:  Friday, September 2, 2022

Time:  8:00pm

Meeting Place:  Williams Center Multipurpose Room

This is the Bingo that you know and love...with prizes designed to make your residence hall room just a little homier.  (Off-campus students are welcome, too, though!)  The first 100 attendees will get a small succulent.

Room Decor Bingo meet-up picture (books on table).
Photograph by KoolShooters from Pexels.

Meditation Walk

Date:  Saturday, September 3, 2022

Time:  11:00am

Meeting Place:  Clock Tower (near Thompson Hall)

If you are game for a peaceful walk through the woods, this meet-up is for you.  We will guide you through the Campus Woodlot forest.

Meditation Walk meet-up picture (forest).
Photograph by Anthony from Pexels.

Board Games and Snacks

Date:  Saturday, September 3, 2022

Time:  8:00pm

Meeting Place:  Grissom Hall SMART Classroom and side lounges

Settle in for an evening of board games!  We will provide some of our favorites, like Clue and Scattergories, but you are welcome to bring your own, too!

Board games and S'mores meet-up picture.
Photograph by Breakingpic from Pexels.

Manhunt

Date:  Sunday, September 4, 2022

Time:  7:30pm

Meeting Place:  Williams Center Patio

A game that closely resembles tag, played at night under the cover of darkness.  Participants will be given glow-in-the-dark bracelets, so as to distinguish themselves from those who are not playing.

Manhunt meet-up picture.
Photograph by Hasan Albari from Pexels.

 

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