Fall Explosion

Fall Explosion takes place every year during the first few weeks of the Fall Semester. It is a fun time packed full of exciting special events, cookouts, community service projects, and much more. It is an opportunity for students to meet and make new friends and learn more about getting involved on campus and in our community.

Check out all of the exciting events!

Fall Explosion Kickoff Events

Saturday, August 17

1 - 11 pm: VSU Day at Wild Adventures
Buses Provided at Oak Street Parking Lot. Featuring I Love the 90's concert w/ Coolio, All-4-One, Color Me Badd & Young MC


Sunday, August 18

Noon: The Place - Bailey 1011, XChange Ministries

Noon -5 pm: Free Time - Buses to Walmart/Target

2 - 4 pm: Meet the Blazers - VSU Bookstore

5 - 6:30 pm: Find Your Classroom - Main Campus, Student Success

7:30 - 8:30 pm: Resident Hall Floor Meetings - All Residence Halls, Housing

8:30 pm: CAB Screen On the Green - Front Lawn, Student Life


Monday, August, 19

8:30 am - until: Doughnuts w/ the President - SU/Ped Mal, President's Office

11 am - 2 pm: CAB Photo Booth - SU Rotunda, Student Life

1 - 4 pm: Snow Cones - Student Union, Campus Recreation

7:30 pm: FYI - SU Ballroom A, National Council of Negro Women

8 pm: Ice Cream & Karaoke - BCM House, Baptist Collegiate Ministries


Tuesday, August 20

11 am -1 pm: Hot Dog You're Back - Student Union, Auxiliary Services 

2 - 4 pm: Happy Hour - Residence Halls, Housing

5 - 7 pm: Share A Coke - Palms Quad, CAB/Firepit/SGA           

6 & 7:30 pm: Glo-ga - Rec Center, Campus Recreation

8:30 pm: Relay for Life Informational - SU Ballroom A, Relay for Life


Wednesday, August 21

11 am - 2 pm: Cupcakes and Handshakes - SU Rotunda, Career Opportunities    

2 - 4 pm: Happy Hour - Residence Halls, Housing & Residence Life

6 pm: VSU Football Scrimmage -Field House, VSU Football

6 - 8 pm: Multicultural Mixer - SU Ballrooms, Student Diversity & Inclusion


Thursday, August 22

11 - 1 pm: Part-Time Job Fair - SU Ballroom, Career Opportunities

2 - 3 pm: Shuttle to Service Project - Student Union, Leadership & Service Dept

2 - 4 pm: Happy Hour - Residence Halls, Housing & Residence Life

5 - 8 pm: CAB Blazin' Block Party - Student Union, Student Life


Friday, August 23

2 - 4 pm: Tropical Island Slushees - Palms Quad, Caribbean Student Assoc

5 - 6 pm: "Adopt Me" Bandanas - SU Ballroom A, PAWS VSU

6:30 - 8 pm: Know You S'More - Georgia Hall Courtyard, Housing & Residence Life

7 - 9 pm: Night of Praise & Worship - SU Ballroom, Student Diversity & Inclusion    


Saturday, August 24

8 am: CORE Beach Trip to Jekyll - Rec Center, Campus Rec

10 - Noon: Shuttle to Service Project - Student Union, Leadership & Service Dept


Sunday, August 25

8 - 9 pm: Sundaes on Sunday - Hopper Hall Courtyard, Housing & Residence Life


Monday, August 26

2 - 7 pm: Syllabus Planning Party - Odum Library, Student Success

7 - 9 pm: Diversity Dinner of Hope - SU Ballrooms, Diversity & Inclusion/Greek Life


Tuesday, August 27

10 am - 2 pm: Service & Internship Fair - Palms Quad, Leadership/Service & Career Op

12:30 - 5:30 pm: Blood Drive - SU Ballrooms, VSU Softball Team

2 - 6 pm: Syllabus Planning Party - Odum Library, Student Success           

7 pm: Sink the Cabinet - Rec Center Pool, Campus Rec


Wednesday, August 28

11 am - 2 pm: What's Popping with CAB - Student Union, Student Life

6 - 8 pm: Odum Library Triviarama - Library Room 1604, Odum Library

7 pm: Ping Pong Tournament - Rec Center, Campus Rec

8 pm: Wesley Praise & Worship - SU Theater, VSU Wesley 


Thursday, August 29

1 - 4 pm: The Happening- Front Lawn, Student Life

2 - 3 pm: Shuttle to Service Project - Student Union, Leadership & Service Dept

6 pm: IFC Informational- SU Theater, Greek Life

8 pm: CAB Cinemas (Aladdin) - SU Ballrooms B &C, Student Life


Friday, August 30

3 - 7 pm: Student Organization Leadership Conference - SU Ballrooms, Student Life


Saturday, August 31

10 am - Noon: Shuttle to Service - Student Union, Leadership & Service Dept