Fall semester begins with Welcome Week

Youngstown State University welcomes students back to campus this week with a variety of events aimed at getting the fall semester off to a great start.

A Root Beer Blast, an obstacle challenge, outdoor movies, cookouts, the Laugh-Off Comedy Show, bungee run, the annual Student Organization Fair and a foam and dance party are among the events planned for the week. Information will be available regarding financial aid and scholarships, YSU ROTC, campus crime and safety, student diversity programs, the YSU Writing Center and much more.

The first day of fall classes is Wednesday, Aug. 22.

For a complete list of events and activities, visit the YSU Welcome Week website or the Welcome Week Facebook page. You can also follow the events on Twitter @YSUWelcomeWeek.