Welcome Class of 2018!

We hope the summer mailing from the Asian American Activities Center is getting you excited for Stanford! We are looking forward to meeting all of you (and your family, too!) at our various events during New Student Orientation that are designed to introduce you to our community and help you transition into college life.  Please come to the events below and bring your family & new friends with you.

If you have any questions about the following events, please don’t hesitate to contact . See you in September!

Photo: Students at NSO

Photo: Asian American NSO Poster

Tuesday, 9/16/2014 
Asian American Community Welcome
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
White Plaza

New students and their families are encouraged to come to this informal welcome reception to learn about the Asian American community here on campus and meet leaders of student groups, faculty and staff.  Student groups will provide entertainment and light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, 9/17/2014 
Okada Chillout
10:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Okada House Lounge, Wilbur Hall

Explore the Asian American Theme Dorm and mingle with your fellow new students and upperclassmen at this year’s AANSOC social mixer!

Friday, 9/19/2014 
A Conversation with Ruth Ozeki
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Asian American Activities Center Couchroom, Old Union Clubhouse

Come meet Ruth Ozeki, author of My Year of Meats, one of this year's Three Books selections.  Ozeki is an award winning novelist and filmmaker who serves on the the Editorial Board of the Asian American Literary Review.

Continental Breakfast provided

Friday, 9/19/2014 
We Are Family & Sib Fam Revealing
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cubberley Auditorium

See what the Asian American community at Stanford is all about at the biggest and most anticipated Asian American orientation event. Enjoy performances and presentations from various student groups, including hip hop, vocal, and much more. If you didn't sign up over summer, you can sign up to be a part of a sib family at this event and find out who your big sibs and co sibs are! Families will be matched up at the end of the event and have time to socialize while having refreshments.

Thursday, 9/25/2014 
A³C Speaker Series: ”Finding  Your Place” Student Panel
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Asian American Activities Center Couchroom, Old Union Clubhouse

Unsure about where you fit in at Stanford? Come to hear our panel speak about personalizing the Stanford experience to suit their personalities and identities.

Thursday, 10/2/2014 
A³C Speaker Series: “A Guide to Stanford Success”
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Asian American Activities Center Couchroom, Old Union Clubhouse

With so many resources here at Stanford, where do you even begin? Come hear from Stanford staff who will help you learn how to make the most out of your Stanford career.

Sunday, 10/12/2014
AANSOC Ice Cream Social
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Wilbur Field
Take a break from studying and join us for some fun in the sun with the Asian American Big Sib/Little Sib program! Come meet fellow frosh and upperclassmen with your sib family over ice cream!