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Osprey Life & Productions is your resource for events happening on campus!


UNF’s Great Escape

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

8:00 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.

Location: Clubhouse Mini Green

Cost: FREE

Join your peers and Great Escape Jacksonville to solve clues for a chance to win tickets to the Great Escape Jacksonville!

Swing and Swoop

Thursday, August 15, 2019

8:00 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.

Location: UNF Golf Complex

Cost: FREE

Join us for the first annual Swing and Swoop event! You’ll have a chance to play traditional and new golf games, hang out with new friends, and have a chance to win prizes. Hosted by Residence Life.

First Year Carnival

Friday, August 16, 2019

2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Location: Clubhouse Mini Green

Cost: FREE

Come bounce the move-in stress away, grab a snack, and get some help finding your classes and way around campus! Hosted by Residence Life.

Party on the Green

Friday, August 16, 2019

8:00 P.M.

Location: Student Union Ballrooms

Cost: FREE

Get your glow on and celebrate the beginning of fall semester at the Party on the Green! Join the Office of Osprey Life & Productions out on the green located right in front of the Lazzara for your official welcome party! Meet your fellow Ospreys and enjoy a silent headphone party  with three  DJs, glow activities, giveaways, and free food from local food trucks! This event is free for all current UNF students with a valid Osprey 1Card ! 

Jax Beach Cleanup

Saturday, August 17, 2019

10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Location: Meet at the Osprey Clubhouse

Cost: FREE

Are you interested in community service?  Do you love the beach? Join us for the first ever First Year student beach cleanup!  We have collaborated with Clean Your 904 to host a beach cleanup at Jax Beach. Sign up information went out via email on Friday, August 2 nd .  Students who participate will ride the bus to Jax Beach, where we will spend 1.5 hours cleaning the beach, and an hour hanging out at the beach, munching on Mini Bar donuts and other treats from our event sponsors! We’ll also have fun games and competitions with the opportunity to win swag.  We arrive back on campus at 2:00 pm at the Osprey Clubhouse. Hosted by Residence Life.

WOW Hypnotist Show

Saturday, August 17, 2019

6:00 P.M.

Location: Lazzara

Cost: FREE

Start the fall semester off with some laughs at the WOW Hypnotist Show! This year's show will feature comedy hypnotist David Hall! He will be doing Cards Against Hypnosis,which is an interactive show where the audience gets to choose throughout the show on what skits they want to see the hypnotized people do.  Doors open at 5:00 pm, make sure to arrive early to get a good seat! This event is free for all current UNF students with a valid Osprey 1Card and is brought to you by the Office of Osprey Life & Productions!  

Movie on the Green

Sunday, August 18, 2019

8:00 P.M.

Location: Clubhouse Mini Green

Cost: FREE

 Join us for a movie night! The movie will be chosen closer to the event date.  Bring your blanket or comfy chair and join us for a movie and popcorn. Hosted by Residence Life.

Flight School

Sunday, August 18, 2019

12:00 P.M.

Location: UNF Field House

Cost: FREE

Flight School is a half-day event where students can interact with current students, meet peers, learn traditions, and be officially welcomed into the Osprey Family! Students will be welcomed by current student leaders on campus and a catered lunch. During their time at Flight School, students will have the opportunity to interact with key stakeholders on campus such as the current President and Vice President of Student Government, Athletics Coaches, Ozzie, and several other special guests. Students will earn their wings and leave knowing several campus traditions and a few fellow ospreys.  Directly following this half-day, students will be brought to the Welcome to College Luau where they will be able to connect with dozens of active departments, clubs, and organizations to get acclimated to campus right away!  This event is free for all incoming UNF students with a valid Osprey 1Card.

Welcome to College Luau

Sunday, August 18, 2019

5:00 P.M.

Location: Osprey Plaza

Cost: FREE

Join the Office of Osprey Life & Productions for the 15th Annual Welcome to College Luau! After Flight School, head on over to Osprey Plaza to enjoy a tropical atmosphere, live music, free food from local food trucks and giveaways! There will also be UNF Clubs and Organizations present to help you get involved during the fall semester! This event is free for all current UNF students with a valid Osprey 1Card and is funded by the Student Life and Services Fee.   

Choral Ensemble

Monday, August 19, 2019 - Friday, August 23, 2019

Fall 2019 UNF Choral Rehearsal Schedule

*Osprey Treble (SA): MWF 1:00 pm - 2:20 pm
*5 o'clock singing ospreys (TB): M 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Chorale (SATB): M 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Chamber Singers (SATB): T/TH 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

*Non-music majors can audition for these two groups by emailing an mp3 of them singing "Happy Birthday to Mia", N#, and a short summary of prior musical experience. Students with a lot of choral experience should sign up for a voice placement on Dr. Tasher's door (45/2009) for August 17th. 

What Doughnut You Know About OCT?

Monday, August 19, 2019

9:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Location: Building 57 Room 2800

Cost: FREE

Have you heard of On Campus Transition! Come learn about our program, employment opportunities, and volunteer opportunities! Grab a doughnut hole before you go!

 

 

Treats for Trivia

Monday, August 19, 2019

9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Location: MVRC (2/1100)

Cost: FREE

Treats for Trivia, Mon. August 19, 9am - 5pm, in the MVRC (2/1100) Description: In honor of the first day of fall classes, the MVRC will hand out delicious gourmet ice pops from The Hyppo in exchange for answering a military and UNF-themed trivia question. Check in or like @UNFVetsCenter on Facebook to receive a second sweet treat. Everyone, not only military-affiliated Ospreys, are welcome to participate.

Community Table

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Location: The Osprey Café

Join us in The Osprey Café for lunch every Tuesday through the end of September and visit the Community Table! Each week you will have the opportunity to sit down and eat family-style, meet new people, make new friends, and learn about a different organization on campus.

 

National Lemonade Day Pop-Up: Love, UNF Dining:

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

1:30 P.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Location: The Green

Refresh with a sample of Chick-Fil-A’s world-famous lemonade at our pop-up “lemonade stand” on The Green. Meet our Dining Ambassadors and ask questions about being a VIP Meal Membership owner, and how you can make the most of your dining experience on campus. Spin our prize wheel for the chance to snag some swag!

 

 

Breakfast at Tommy G’s

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

Location: Library: Building 12, First Floor, Chamblin Room

Cost: FREE

Get to know the Thomas G. Carpenter Library (Tommy G's)! Students are invited to enjoy morning refreshments and learn about valuable library resources.

What Doughnut You Know About OCT?

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

9:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Location: Building 57 Room 2800

Cost: FREE

 

Have you heard of On Campus Transition! Come learn about our program, employment opportunities, and volunteer opportunities! Grab a doughnut hole before you go! 

Multicultural Student Round-Up

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Location: Osprey Plaza

Cost: FREE

Come join the Department of Diversity Initiatives to celebrate the beginning of the fall semester! Mix and mingle with representatives from different organizations that provide resources and services for students of color and learn more about how you can get involved.

Market Day - Meet UNF Dining

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Location: Osprey Plaza in the Student Union

Come visit our team during Market Wednesday, where we will have free ice cream samples! Grab a bite, and get the inside scoop on the why being a VIP Meal Plan Member gets you more when you dine on campus.

Rainbow Welcome

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

12:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Location: LGBT Resource Center

Cost: FREE

 Rainbow Welcome: Drop in throughout the day and discover what the LGBT Resource Center is all about. 

Market Days (Celebrating the Student Union 10th Anniversary)

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Location: John A. Delaney Student Union

Cost: FREE

 Join the Student Union on Osprey Plaza August 21 between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the opening of the Student Union.  There will be a t-shirt giveaway, games, and free cupcakes.  We will also have a very special appearance by President and First Lady Szymanski.  Follow our social media pages on Facebook and Instagram for all the details.  We hope to see you there!! 

Week of Welcome Open House

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Location: Taylor Leadership Institute Offices

Cost: FREE

Taylor Leadership Institute will host an Open House for students interested in learning more about the Institute and the programs and resources that we offer.  Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

What Doughnut You Know About OCT?

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

9:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Location: Building 57 Room 2800

Cost: FREE

Have you heard of On Campus Transition! Come learn about our program, employment opportunities, and volunteer opportunities! Grab a doughnut hole before you go!

 

Career "Pics" and "Selfies"

Thursday, August 22, 2019

11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

Location: Alumni Square (Near Roy Lassiter Hall)

Cost: FREE

The College of Arts & Sciences Career Success Center team wants to meet you and help you visualize and achieve career success. Just bring your camera and we will provide the props…and snacks! While having fun snapping pictures, you might also choose to gain quick career planning tips from Career Counselors on how to connect your major to careers, network, gain internships, and present yourself effectively to employers. Stop by to join in on the picture taking fun!

Game Room Open House

Thursday, August 22, 2019

4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Location: John A. Delaney Student Union Game Room

Cost: FREE

Please join the John A. Delaney Student Union for the Fall 2019 Game Room Open House!  On Thursday, August 22nd, from 4pm until 7pm, enjoy refreshments and find out what the Game Room has to offer.  We hope to see you there!

What Doughnut You Know About OCT?

Thursday, August 22, 2019

9:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Location: Building 57 Room 2800

Cost: FREE

 

Have you heard of On Campus Transition! Come learn about our program, employment opportunities, and volunteer opportunities! Grab a doughnut hole before you go! 

I-Dinner

Thursday, August 22, 2019

6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Location: Building 58W, Suite 3703AB

Cost: FREE

 Join the Interfaith Center to kick off fall semester with Interfaith trivia and a delicious meal.

Tour of the Ogier Gardens

Friday, August 23, 2019

9:00 A.M.

Location: Ogier Gardens

Cost: FREE

Join Ogier Gardens staff for a one-hour tour of the Gardens.