Events

August 19 - September 17, 2019

Monday, August 19

New Student Move-In Day

Move-In day for new students (freshman & transfers).

Parent Orientation - Stampede

Orientation for the parents of students new to the HSU family.

HSU Welcome Session - Stampede

Session designed to welcome new students and their families to the HSU family.

Commuter Dinner - Stampede

Catered dinner for all commuter students joining the HSU family in Fall 2019.

Late Night on the Lawn - Stampede

Hangout to kickoff the new students first year at Hardin-Simmons with food, games, dancing, and fellowship.

Tuesday, August 20

Opening Assembly - Stampede

Opening assembly for Stampede 2019

College 1301 - Stampede

Learn about college essentials such as Canvas, Financial Aid, Self-Service Student tab, and Student Government Association.

FYSM Ducks in a Row Luncheon

This is a luncheon for FYSM instructors, mentors, and librarians.

Traditions Assembly - Stampede

Production introducing new students to the traditions of Hardin-Simmons.

Stampede Pep-Rally

Stampede Pep-rally. New students and stampede participants are encouraged to join the spirit programs in learning about HSU Athletic event traditions.

Pep Rally - Stampede

Pep rally to recognize new student athletes and heighten student passion for the university.

Wednesday, August 21

Faculty/Staff Communion Service

This Communion Service is for all Faculty and Staff to attend. Every year we take part in Communion as body before the school year starts. Please join us at...

Light Come and Go Breakfast for Staff

All Staff member are welcome to grab a light breakfast after the Communion Service.

Counseling Services - Stampede

Preview of counseling services offered to HSU students.

HSU Safety - Stampede

An informative time to meet the HSU Police team, learn about their presence on campus, and be informed of safety protocol for various threats.

Intramural Tournament - Stampede

Intramural tournament for new students to enjoy during Stampede.

Thursday, August 22

Time Management Workshop - Stampede

Come listen to HSU President, Eric Bruntmyer, give tips on how to manage your time wisely.

Church Fair & Police Cookout - Stampede

Come chat with leaders of local churches and enjoy hamburgers and hotdogs cooked by our HSU Police.

Major Mixer - Stampede

A chance for students to meet and mingle with faculty and other students within their major.

Major Mixer - Stampede

A chance for students to meet and mingle with faculty and other students within their major.

Major Mixer - Stampede

A chance for students to meet and mingle with faculty and other students within their major.

Major Mixer - Stampede

A chance for students to meet and mingle with faculty and other students within their major.

Major Mixer - Stampede

A chance for students to meet and mingle with faculty and other students within their major.

Major Mixer - Stampede

A chance for students to meet and mingle with faculty and other students within their major.

Major Mixer - Stampede

A chance for students to meet and mingle with faculty and other students within their major.

Limelight - Stampede

Come hear a word from our Baptist Student Ministry Director, Tanner Clarke, and worship alongside fellow HSU students.

Friday, August 23

New Employee Orientation

If you have been here less than one year it is required to attend "New Employee Orientation". We hope you are looking forward to this opportunity to learn...

Faculty Speaks/Academic Panel - Stampede

Come be encouraged by current faculty and ask questions to current students.

Freshmen CLA Exam

The CLA is given to 100 freshmen students during Stampede.

Career Services - Stampede

Learn about campus jobs, Handshake, and all that our career services department has to offer you.

HSU Rocks! - Stampede

Come enjoy spectacular performances from various HSU students.

Paint Wars - Stampede

Join us at the intramural fields for intense competition mixed with lots of paint.

Saturday, August 24

Housing Opens

Housing opens for returning students.

Stampede Shorts Performances - Stampede

Each stampede team will perform their skits for a chance to win bragging rights and maybe even a small prize.

Awards Ceremony - Stampede

Awards will be handed out to winners from Stampede week.

Beanie Capping - Stampede

New students get capped with their traditional beanies.

Ice Cream Social - Stampede

Come meet fellow students and alumni while enjoying homemade ice cream provided by HSU alumni.

Block Party - Stampede

Hangout with other new students while enjoying music, dancing, food trucks, and games.

Sunday, August 25

Monday, August 26

Bootcamp

This early morning class is taught by Haley Rodgers and is a great way to start your day!

Faculty and Staff Breakfast

New school year kick-off breakfast for faculty and staff.

Tabata

Tabata is an interval-training class that involves 20 seconds of work, followed by 10 seconds of rest. The class is set up in 4-minute blocks. The class...

HSU Info Fair

Info fair for all students (especially First year) to explore HSU Club and org culture as well as the Abilene Community.

TRX Circuit

Come and try TRX, designed to target both upper- and lower-body muscular strength using body weight with overhead leverage TRX straps.

Tuesday, August 27

Welcome DPT Class of 2021

welcome and devotion with our incoming new students

Barbell

Barbell strength is designed to build upper and lower body muscular strength, using plate loaded barbells. The class with help teach participants basic...

Wednesday, August 28

Bootcamp

This early morning class is taught by Haley Rodgers and is a great way to start your day!

New Graduate Student Orientation

Orientation for new graduate students

Tabata

Tabata is an interval-training class that involves 20 seconds of work, followed by 10 seconds of rest. The class is set up in 4-minute blocks. The class...

Resumes & Lattes

Career Services invites you to stop by Gilbert's Coffee Shop anytime 2:00-4:00pm with a copy of your resume (or nothing, if you haven't started one yet!)....

TRX Circuit

Come and try TRX, designed to target both upper- and lower-body muscular strength using body weight with overhead leverage TRX straps.

Thursday, August 29

Community Coffee Hour

Come join HSU students, faculty, and staff each week for community, conversation, and free coffee in the library at 9:30am!

Senior Meeting

Senior meeting for those graduating in December 2019.

Part-Time Job Fair

Need a job? Come meet employers from the Abilene area who have open part-time jobs and internships! All students are welcome. Resumes and professional dress...

Barbell

Barbell strength is designed to build upper and lower body muscular strength, using plate loaded barbells. The class with help teach participants basic...

Civic Orchestra of Abilene Auditions - Brass

COA Brass auditions at the Williams Performing Arts Center on the ACU campus

Friday, August 30

Bootcamp

This early morning class is taught by Haley Rodgers and is a great way to start your day!

Admission Ambassador In-Service

This will be training for our fall Admission Ambassador student employees.

HSSM Welcome Picnic

This is a welcome Picnic for all new incoming and returning HSSM students.

Tabata

Tabata is an interval-training class that involves 20 seconds of work, followed by 10 seconds of rest. The class is set up in 4-minute blocks. The class...

BSM Fall Retreat

BSM Fall Retreat

TRX Circuit

Come and try TRX, designed to target both upper- and lower-body muscular strength using body weight with overhead leverage TRX straps.

Civic Orchestra of Abilene Auditions - Woodwinds & Percussion

COA Auditions for woodwinds and percussion at the Williams Performing Arts Center on the ACU campus.

Silent Disco

Student Life presents Silent Disco! We can't think of a better way to kick off the Fall Semester. See you there!

Saturday, August 31

Civic Orchestra of Abilene Auditions - Strings

COA Auditions for strings at the Williams Performing Arts Center on the ACU campus. No auditions 12:00-1:00pm

BSM Fall Retreat

BSM Fall Retreat

HSU Rocks!

Join us for the annual HSU Rocks! concert during Stampede Week

Monday, September 2

Bootcamp

This early morning class is taught by Haley Rodgers and is a great way to start your day!

Tabata

Tabata is an interval-training class that involves 20 seconds of work, followed by 10 seconds of rest. The class is set up in 4-minute blocks. The class...

Snack-Chat

Add us on Snapchat for more information about this event! @hsustuact08

TRX Circuit

Come and try TRX, designed to target both upper- and lower-body muscular strength using body weight with overhead leverage TRX straps.

Tuesday, September 3

Barbell

Barbell strength is designed to build upper and lower body muscular strength, using plate loaded barbells. The class with help teach participants basic...

Wednesday, September 4

Bootcamp

This early morning class is taught by Haley Rodgers and is a great way to start your day!

Tabata

Tabata is an interval-training class that involves 20 seconds of work, followed by 10 seconds of rest. The class is set up in 4-minute blocks. The class...

TRX Circuit

Come and try TRX, designed to target both upper- and lower-body muscular strength using body weight with overhead leverage TRX straps.

Reach - Bible Study and Worship

Reach is a weekly time for bible study and worship sponsored by the BSM

Thursday, September 5

Abilene Area Ministers Convocation Prayer Breakfast

Abilene Area Ministers will gather for breakfast, fellowship, and prayer for the new Academic Year at HSU. The breakfast will also feature a brief challenge...

Community Coffee Hour

Come join HSU students, faculty, and staff each week for community, conversation, and free coffee in the library at 9:30am!

The Goodness Luncheon

HSU welcomes Mr. Randy Lewis, author of No Greatness Without Goodness, as our luncheon speaker. Lewis, who is also the HSU's Convocation Speaker, is a...

Thirsty Thursday

Join us on Moody Porch on the first Thursday of every month for FREE PIZZA and SODA! Hosted by SPARK.

Barbell

Barbell strength is designed to build upper and lower body muscular strength, using plate loaded barbells. The class with help teach participants basic...

Friday, September 6

Bootcamp

This early morning class is taught by Haley Rodgers and is a great way to start your day!

Go Now Mission Trip Opportunities Party

The Go Now Mission Trip opportunities for Christmas break and the Spring Semester will be released. Information on application processes and other important...

Pre-Health Club Meeting

David Stuckey will speak about the MAT program.

Tabata

Tabata is an interval-training class that involves 20 seconds of work, followed by 10 seconds of rest. The class is set up in 4-minute blocks. The class...

TRX Circuit

Come and try TRX, designed to target both upper- and lower-body muscular strength using body weight with overhead leverage TRX straps.

Saturday, September 7

Cowboy Band @ The West Texas Fair & Rodeo Parade

The “World Famous” Cowboy Band will participate in the annual West Texas Fair & Rodeo parade. Downtown Abilene, TX

Football @ Sul Ross

Football game at Sul Ross

Sunday, September 8

Monday, September 9

Bootcamp

This early morning class is taught by Haley Rodgers and is a great way to start your day!

Tabata

Tabata is an interval-training class that involves 20 seconds of work, followed by 10 seconds of rest. The class is set up in 4-minute blocks. The class...

TRX Circuit

Come and try TRX, designed to target both upper- and lower-body muscular strength using body weight with overhead leverage TRX straps.

Broven - Men's Small Group

Men's weekly small group sponsored by the BSM

Tuesday, September 10

LA Heads & UG Directors Meeting

Liberal Arts Department Head and Undergraduate Directors meeting

Barbell

Barbell strength is designed to build upper and lower body muscular strength, using plate loaded barbells. The class with help teach participants basic...

Wednesday, September 11

Bootcamp

This early morning class is taught by Haley Rodgers and is a great way to start your day!

Tabata

Tabata is an interval-training class that involves 20 seconds of work, followed by 10 seconds of rest. The class is set up in 4-minute blocks. The class...

TRX Circuit

Come and try TRX, designed to target both upper- and lower-body muscular strength using body weight with overhead leverage TRX straps.

Reach - Bible Study and Worship

Reach is a weekly time for bible study and worship sponsored by the BSM

Thursday, September 12

Community Coffee Hour

Come join HSU students, faculty, and staff each week for community, conversation, and free coffee in the library at 9:30am!

HSSM Research Society Meetings

These are planning meetings for the students involved in HSSM Research Society.

Resumes & Lattes

Career Services invites you to stop by Gilbert's Coffee Shop anytime 2:00-4:00pm with a copy of your resume (or nothing, if you haven't started one yet!)....

Barbell

Barbell strength is designed to build upper and lower body muscular strength, using plate loaded barbells. The class with help teach participants basic...

Bingo Bonanza!

Join us on Anderson Lawn for a huge game of Bingo! Many prizes to be won - see you there!

Friday, September 13

Bootcamp

This early morning class is taught by Haley Rodgers and is a great way to start your day!

Honor's  Day

I am putting this event on the calendar only. Grant will come back in and add locations. Thanks~

Honors Preview

Preview events are large group visit days offering academic sessions, special interest breakouts, campus tours, and much more. Multiple preview events are...

Tabata

Tabata is an interval-training class that involves 20 seconds of work, followed by 10 seconds of rest. The class is set up in 4-minute blocks. The class...

BSM Freshman Ministry Retreat

Fall freshman ministry retreat

TRX Circuit

Come and try TRX, designed to target both upper- and lower-body muscular strength using body weight with overhead leverage TRX straps.

Saturday, September 14

2nd Annual High School Band Day at Hardin-Simmons University

Join us for the 2nd annual High School Band Day at Hardin-Simmons University! Participants will have the opportunity to join the "World Famous" Cowboy Band...

Pregame Preview

Preview events are large group visit days offering academic sessions, special interest breakouts, campus tours, and much more. Multiple preview events are...

Pre-Game Preview

This is a Preview event for prospective students.

BSM Freshman Ministry Retreat

Fall freshman ministry retreat

Sunday, September 15

Monday, September 16

Bootcamp

This early morning class is taught by Haley Rodgers and is a great way to start your day!

Fall Cowboy Club Luncheon

The fall sports teams will give a preview of what is to come for their season.

Tabata

Tabata is an interval-training class that involves 20 seconds of work, followed by 10 seconds of rest. The class is set up in 4-minute blocks. The class...

TRX Circuit

Come and try TRX, designed to target both upper- and lower-body muscular strength using body weight with overhead leverage TRX straps.

Broven - Men's Small Group

Men's weekly small group sponsored by the BSM

Tuesday, September 17

Cornerstone Lecture Series

Annual Cornerstone Lecture Series

Barbell

Barbell strength is designed to build upper and lower body muscular strength, using plate loaded barbells. The class with help teach participants basic...

Trivia With Spark

Join us for Trivia With Spark, once a month and make sure to follow us on instagram @hsulife to see what the theme will be each month!

August 19 - September 17, 2019