First Year | First Six


First Year | First Six* is a signature First Year Experience program that ensures you get engaged with campus events the moment you step foot on campus! Whether you want to mix and mingle with other students in your major or learn more about getting involved on campus, we've got something for you! Click on each week below to see the exciting list of events planned!  

*First Year | First Six only occurs in Fall Semester

Click on the Links Below to See What's Happening That Week!

Monday, August 28

  • Campus Activities Board CAB  Welcome (Back) Blingo, 5pm, De La Salle Lawn

Tuesday, August 29

  • CAB Craft Fair, 5pm, De La Salle Lawn
  • Choir (Glee) Auditions, 5pm, Art 004 - Sign Up Here
  • Instrumental Auditions, 7pm, Syufy 110 - Instrumental (Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, Guitar, Piano, Drums) Music Auditions sign-up sheet is here:
    Requirements are to 1. Bring your schedule of classes and planner. 2. Play anything on your instrument that best represents your current playing abilities. Music ensembles include Jazz Band, Concert Ensemble, and Chamber Players.

Wednesday, August 30

  • Fall Involvement Fair, 12-2pm, De La Salle Lawn:  Check out all the student organizations, club athletics and job opportunities that await you at SMC!
  • Library Tour, 2pm, St. Albert Hall Library
  • CAB Pedal Karts, 5pm, Location TBD

Thursday, August 31

  • Welcome to the Center for Writing Across the Curriculum, 2pm, De La Salle Hall, Room 110

Friday, September 1

  • Feel Good Friday, 1-2:30pm, Intercultural Center:  Join us at the Intercultural Center for the first Feel Good Friday of the year! At our Open House event, we will have free food, music, games and activities, and time to socialize and celebrate the beginning of the year. You'll get to meet our staff, get to know the space, and learn more about our programs and events happening 23-24, while also getting the chance to win some of our raffle prizes. We can't wait to welcome you into the Intercultural Center!
  • Food Truck Friday, 1-3pm, in front of Student Involvement & Leadership
  • Come Explore Teacher Education Pathways, 1-2pm, Hagerty Lounge
  • Bookstore Bash, 1:30pm, Bookstore
  • Saint Mary's Dance Company Auditions, 3:30pm, Syufy 130

Tuesday, September 5

  • Decompression with Expression, 8-10pm, Intercultural Center
  • Theatre Auditions for "Midsummer Night's Dream", 6:30pm, LeFevre Theatre

Wednesday, September 6

  • Kalmanovitz School of Education (KSOE) Programs in Leadership, Counseling and Teacher Education, 12pm, FAH
  • Mass of the Holy Spirit, 1:45pm, SMC Chapel
  • Ethnic Studies Welcome Party, Hagerty Lounge
  • Theatre Auditions for "Midsummer Night's Dream", 6:30pm, LeFevre Theatre

Thursday, September 7

  • Student Disability Services Open House, 2pm, FAH 190

Friday, September 8

  • Mission & Ministry Center Open House, 9:30am

Sunday, September 10

  • First-Year Olympics, 10am-4pm

Monday, September 11

  • Crafternoons, 3pm, Library

Tuesday, September 12

  • KSOE Programs in Leadership, Counseling and Teacher Education, 12pm, FAH

Wednesday, September 13

  • Wake Up Wednesday, 8-10am, De La Salle Lawn
  • Penance Liturgy, 8pm, Chapel

Friday, September 15

  • Food Truck Friday, 1-3pm, in front of Student Involvement & Leadership
  • Music Program Social, 1:30pm, Syufy 110
  • Music on the Lawn, 5-7pm, Chapel Lawn

Tuesday, September 18

  • Veteran & Military Student Meet & Greet, 2pm, Veteran Resource Center

Wednesday, September 20

  • Wellness Fair, 11am-2pm, De La Salle Lawn
  • Solidarity Supper, 5pm, Fountain Courtyar

Friday, September 22

  • LAB Swirls:  Ice Cream Social & Internship Pathways, Dante Quad
  • Student Recital, 1:30pm, Chapel

Saturday, September 23

  • Student Life Fall Fest

Friday, September 29

  • CILSA, Snacks and Social Action, Dante 115
  • Mission & Ministry Fall Retreat, 3pm, Redwood Grove


Tuesday, October 3

  • Ethnic Studies Class Visit
  • A Campus Historical/Spiritual Walk with Brother Charles

Wednesday, October 4

  • Career Fair, 12-2pm
  • Legacy Garden Apple and Honey Tasting and DIY Lavender Infused Oil, 1pm, Legacy Garden

friday, October 6

  • Moraga Service Day at the Legacy Garden, 12pm, Legacy Garden

October 6-8:  Family Weekend