LC State Opening Week!

Find out what fun events and activities that are happening on and around LC State's Campus!

Opening Weekend Events



Friday August 19, 2022

6:00 PM

Sound Downtown (LC Valley Community Event) Enjoy music by the Maple Bars at Brackenbury Square located on Main Street. This event is sponsored by Beautiful Downtown Lewiston.

7:00 - 9:00 PM

S’mores & Friday Night Games Join us on the Talkington Hall lawn for a variety of fun games (Corn Hole, Kubb, Volleyball).

9:00- 11:00 PM

Lawn Games Join us on the Talkington Hall lawn to play Glow in the Dark Capture the Flag and a game of Sardines. Wear dark clothes and closed toe shoes.

Saturday August 20, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Community Service (SUB Amphitheater) Residence Hall Students Only

2:00 - 3:30 PM

The Making of F*R*I*E*N*D*S (Williams Conference Center)

7:45 PM

Movie on the Lawn (Library Lawn) Kick back and relax on the Library Lawn with your fellow classmates for a showing of Back to the Future. Free popcorn and ice cream!

Saturday August 20, 2022

1:00 PM

Walk Your Schedule LC State Fountain Area

4:00 PM

Laundry 101 (College Place Lobby) Need help doing laundry? Learn how!

7:30-10:00 PM

Country Swing Dance (11th Avenue Parking Lot) Do you know how to country swing? Dance lessons will be offered at 6:30 PM. The dance officially starts at 7:30 PM.

Opening Week Events



Monday August 22, 2022

All Day

First Day of School Photos 1 First Day of School pictures don't end because you are in college! Wander campus and find different locations to take your First Day of School photos!

Tuesday August 23, 2022

12:00 -1:00 PM

Business Technology & Service Division Open House 3 (Outside Sam Glenn Complex)

12:00 PM

Technical & Industrial Division Open House 3 Schweitzer Technical Center & Outside Mechanical Technical Building

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Math Success Tips 3 (Activity Center West, 133) Learn strategies on how to be successful in various types of math classes, curbing math anxiety, and an overview of the math tutoring center.

Wednesday August 24, 2022

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Welcome Fair 1, 2, 3 Welcome Fair is the best way to kick start your fall semester. Learn about campus, interact with student clubs, and connect with local businesses. Also... freebies!

6:00 PM

Plant-a-Buddy 1 (SUB Solarium) Join the Warrior Entertainment Board and students from around campus to Plant-a-Buddy you can take back with you to your dorm, apartment, or house.

Thursday August 25, 2022

12:00 PM

Physical, Life, Movement & Sport Sciences Division Open House 2 (Activity Center West Lobby)

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Student Employment / Career Center Info. 2 (Meriwether Lewis Hall, 130) Learn more about our Student Employment and Career Center!

1:30 - 3:00 PM

Business & Computer Science Division Open House 2 (Outside Thomas Jefferson Hall)

2:00 PM

Hells Gate BBQ & Beach Day 1 (Hells Gate State Park) Come to Hells Gate for a welcoming BBQ and beach day!

2:30 - 3:30 PM

Writing Center 101 3 (Meriwether Lewis Hall, 220) The Writing Center is an exceptional student resource! Learn more about the Center and its resources.

4:30 PM

Nursing & Health Sciences Division Open House 3 (Sacajawea Hall)

Saturday August 27, 2022

All Day

White Water Rafting Trip 1 (Salmon River) Get your feet wet with Outdoor Adventures on a full-day Salmon River rafting trip! Lunch and transportation are included. $75. Register at

1:30 PM

Field Day Games 1 (Library Lawn) Play water games, slip and slide, squirt guns, and more!

Monday August 29, 2022

3:00 - 4:00 PM

What I Wish I Knew... Now That I’m Here 3 (Meriwether Lewis Hall, 130) Play Jeopardy and get your burning questions answered!

Tuesday August 30, 2022

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Student Success Center / Warrior Pantry Tour 3 (Library 173) Come learn about our student tutoring centers and Warrior Food Pantry!

Wednesday August 31, 2022

4:00 - 5:00 PM 

Study Tips for Anatomy & Physiology (A&P) 3 (Meriwether Lewis Hall, 130) Learn specific study tips from a student panel who have excelled in A&P!

4:30 PM

How to Cook on a Budget 1 (Mechanical Technical Building) Become a "Five Star" student chef on a "One Star budget! Learn to cook with items from the Warrior Pantry and Dollar Store using items from your res hall room or apartment. Space is limited to 25 students.

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Teacher Education Division Open House 3 (826 7th Street)

Thursday September 1, 2022

12:00 PM

LC Skill Builder 2 (Student Union Building) Explore the Student Union Building/Center for Student Leadership, the heart of student involvement on campus. Meet current student leaders and discover how you can join clubs and organizations, earn the LC Leadership and Career Readiness Credentials, connect with student media, and hear about all of the exciting events we have planned for fall.

2:00 PM

Communicating with Your Professors 3 (Meriwether Lewis Hall, 220) Professors are people, too! Come hear from a veteran LC State professor about interacting with faculty members.

3:00 PM

Humanities Division & Social Sciences Division Open House 3 (Spalding Hall Lobby)

6:00 PM

Trivia 1 (Center for Student Leadership / Student Union Building) Join the Warrior Entertainment Board for our monthly old school trivia night. Join your friends and compete to win prizes!

Friday September 2, 2022

7:00 PM

Fire Pit Night and S’mores 1 (Talkington Hall Lawn) Join us for a Fire Pit Night! We will have a variety of items to make s'mores. Everyone welcome!

Saturday September 10, 2022

1:00 PM

Bigger or Better 1 (Talkington Hall Deck) Residence Hall Students Only Have you ever played Bigger or Better? Teams start with a binder clip and go out into the Lewiston community, trading what you have for something bigger....or better! Groups will travel together to see what they can trade up to in an hour.

Event KEY:
1 Social
2 Professional
3 Academic