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Residence Move In

Location: Quarry View, Earp, Vallee, DeCew, Lowenberger, Village Residences
Host: Department of Residences & Brock University Students’ Union
Please have ALL items labeled with name, residence, and room prior to arriving on move in day. Please check your Brock Email for your specific time slot.

Welcome to Residence, we’re happy to have you! You will move in, get introduced to your Don and other Residence Life Staff members from your building along with meeting other students who will become your community for the remainder of the year! Don’t hesitate to ask the Residence Life Staff any questions.

Kick Off Party

Time: 8:00pm-8:30pm
Cost: Free
Location: Weather Station Field
Host: Brock University Students’ Union
Are you excited to start your first year!? Are you ready for the BEST seven days of your undergrad? What better way to kick off the week than with fellow Badgers at the Kick-Off Party!? Here you will meet your execs, show your school pride, win wicked swag items and more!

Welcome Week Live Burn

Time: 8:30pm-9:00pm
Cost: Free
Location: Weather Station Field
Host: Department of Residences
Come and watch as a mock dormitory goes up in smoke to learn the importance of fire safety.

Paint Party: GlowRage presents PaintU

Time: 9:00pm-12:00am
Cost: Free with First Year Engagement Levy | $20 (Cash Only, At The Door)
Location: Weather Station Field
Host: Brock University Students’ Union
For the first time ever, we’re kicking BadgerFest off with one of our biggest events! Join us in Weather Station Field for a night filled with awesome music and paint flying everywhere. Dance the night away with all your new friends, and prepare to be covered in gallons of paint. This is always a student favourite and you don’t want to miss out on making some incredible memories at this event. Must have student card for entry, and a plain white t-shirt is highly recommended.

Summer Games

Time: 12:00pm-3:00pm
Cost:Free
Location: Weather Station Field
Host: Department of Residences

Come out for inflatables, obstacle courses, and friendly competition! Everyone who comes out will get a ballot towards the raffle we will be drawing at the end of the week at our Sunday Night Lights Event. Be sure to come out we have games for everyone!

Live Game Shows

Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm
Cost:Free
Location: Isaac’s Bar and Grill
Host: Brock University Students’ Union

Drop in any time for your chance to play some of your favourite TV game shows. We’ll be playing multiple different game shows. Some games will be individual games and some will be for teams (come with a team or join a team at the event). You’ll not only have a ton of fun, but you’ll also have a chance to win some awesome BUSU swag.

Comedy Night

Time: 8:00pm-10:00pm
Cost:Free with First Year Engagement Levy | $10 (Cash Only, At the Door)
Location: Ian Beddis Gymnasium
Host: Brock University Students’ Union

What better way to spend your second night at Brock than by laughing. This is a great chance to take a seat and laugh with your new Brock U friends. Remember to arrive early to get yourself a good seat, as this is a wildly popular event, and seats are limited.

Stay tuned for our comedians announcement!

Manny Blu: Live in Concert

Time: 9:00pm-11:00pm
Cost:Free with First Year Engagement Levy | $10 (Cash Only, At the Door)
Location: Isaac’s Bar and Grill
Host: Brock University Students’ Union

Country fans, this ones for you! Joining us straight from recording in Nashville, Manny Blu is one of Canada’s hottest up-and-coming country artists. Manny is bringing originals from his debut album, Leave It Like It Is, and some awesome country covers. Check out Manny’s first single from the album, X On My Heart, here:


Vendor Fair & Clubs Fair

Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Cost: Free
Location: Weather Station Field
Host: Brock University Students’ Union
Do you know what services are offered to you at Brock? Are you interested in joining a team or club? Want free food, prizes, company giveaways and more? Check out this year’s Vendor & Clubs Fair, Brock’s biggest Welcome Week event that connects you to the people and places available to you during your time as a Badger. With over 50 vendors both on campus and off, you’re sure to grab everything you need in one place. Bring your BadgerFest bag and walk through our free, two-day fair to play games, collect info, eat some food, and win prizes! We’ll see you there, Badgers!

Badger’s Believe It or Not

Time: 7:00pm
Cost:Free with First Year Engagement Levy | $10 (Cash Only, At the Door)
Location: Ian Beddis Gymnasium
Host: Brock University Students’ Union

Come out for a private show and prepare to be amazed, by the world renowned acts of Nicholas Wallace and Wes Barker. They have performed on America’s Got Talent, Fooled Penn and Teller and now they are here at Brock to amaze you. .

Wes Barker:

Nicholas Wallace:

Vendor & Clubs Fair

Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Cost: Free
Location: Weather Station Field
Host: Brock University Students’ Union
Are you up for round two? Check out the second day of Vendor Fair for more swag and new surprises… but don’t forget to wake up for class, Badgers!

Mixed Not Mangled

Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cost: Free
Location:Department of Residences and Student Life and Community Experience
Host: Brock University Students’ Union
Come out and learn about responsible partying and keeping yourself safe and informed in a comfortable and fun environment! Enjoy some PIZZA and MOCKTAILS as well as exciting interactive activities!!

Outdoor Movie Night

Time: 9:00pm-11:00pm
Cost: Free
Location: Weather Station Field
Host: Brock University Students’ Union
You may not be a movie buff… but it’s always nice to see a new film on the big screen! Bring your friends and bring a blanket, because it’s sure to be a night you won’t forget. Join us for an outdoor screening under the stars, complete with popcorn and refreshments! Stay tuned for our movie announcement!

Wellness Fair

Time: 11:00am-3:00pm
Cost: Free
Location: Weather Station Field
Host: Brock University Students’ Union
Kickoff a year of Wellness with us and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in Tower Field. This is your one-stop shop for all things health & happiness. This event will also feature goat yoga, one of the newest and fastest growing trends in North America! What better way to de-stress and start off your school year than by bonding with your fellow Badger’s and playing with the cutest, friendliest, barnyard animals you ever did see?

Goat Yoga

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Cost: Free
Location: Weather Station Field
Host: Brock University Students’ Union
For the first time ever, we are bringing goats to Brock! Goat yoga is one of the newest and fastest growing trends in North America, and an event that is now part of your Welcome Week experience! What better way to de-stress and start off your school year right, than by bonding with your fellow Badger’s and playing with the cutest, friendliest, barnyard animals you ever did see!?

Condom Poker & Dirty Bingo

Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cost:2 Bags Free with First Year Engagement Levy | $5/Bag Of Condoms
Location: Ian Beddis Gymnasium
Host: Brock University Students’ Union
Come try your luck at various casino games, like Blackjack and War, winning and spending condoms instead of chips. If poker is your thing, be sure to grab a seat in our Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament, which will be starting at 7:30pm. The night also features the ever-popular Dirty Bingo tournament, for you to play three rounds of the classic game and be eligible to win some “intimate” prizes from our special guest host! The night is sure to be rowdy and a ton fun – you don’t want to miss this! Special thanks to our friends at One Condom for partnering on this event.

Isaac’s – The First Shot

Time: 10:00pm-2:00am
Cost: $5
Location: Isaac’s Bar & Grill
Host: Brock University Students’ Union
Badger’s, are you ready to party? Thirsty Thursday’s are BACK and waiting for you! Get ready for an unforgettable start to your year, on opening night at your very own on-campus bar. The loudest music, the coldest drinks, and the best students- there’s no place else to be on a Thursday night! This is a 19+ event. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

BadgerFest Carnival

Time: 3:00pm-11:00pm
Cost: Free Ticket Pack with First Year Engagement Levy | Various Carnival Ticket Packs Available
Location: Weather Station Field
Host: Brock University Students’ Union
For the first time ever, we’re bringing our very own carnival to Brock University. We’ll have a Ferris Wheel and a Scrambler, carnival games, carnival snacks and many more surprises!

Big Ticket Concert feat. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie

Time: 7:30pm-11:00pm
Cost:Free with First Year Engagement Levy | $30 Early Bird Tickets | $40 General Admission Tickets
Ticket Link – Available Friday, August 23rd
Location: Weather Station Field
Host: Brock University Students’ Union

Important note for First Year students. This event is included with the engagement levy that is charged with your tuition. If you did not opt out, you DO NOT need to purchase a ticket.

BIG. TICKET. CONCERT. Need we say more? Before school becomes too stressful, join the rest of your student body for an incredible show right here on campus! This year, our opening act is DJ Junaid, the official DJ of the Toronto Argonauts, and the 2019 COCA Award winner for Outstanding DJ of the Year. Your headliner has collaborated with the likes of Khalid, Ed Sheeran, Offset, Quavo, Tory Lanez, Juice Wrld, Kodak Black, Trey Songz, and he’s had not one, but two number one albums. The Brock University Students’ Union is pleased to present: A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie.

Disclaimers:
This concert is only open to current Brock students; valid Brock student ID REQUIRED at the door.

Questions about the concert? Click here for full details!

Where can I buy my ticket?
Tickets are available at Brock’s Online Ticket Platform. Students will need to create a Brock Tickets account (all you need to do is create an account with your Brock ID – more information available here).

Early Bird Tickets
A limited quantity of early bird tickets will be on sale beginning August 23rd at noon, until August 30th at 11:59am (or while quantities last). Early Bird tickets are $30 plus applicable taxes and fees.

General Admission Tickets
General Admission tickets will be on sale beginning August 30th at noon, until September 7th at 9:00pm (or while quantities last). General Admission tickets are $40 plus applicable taxes and fees.

Can I buy more than one ticket?
Unfortunately, tickets are one per person.

Can my non-Brock friends come?
Unfortunately, this show is only open to Brock students. A valid student ID is required upon entry.

Please note: Event times and locations are subject to change. Please ensure you check this page during the week of BadgerFest for the most accurate information.

Accessibility Concerns

Brock is open and welcome to all visitors. For accessibility questions or accommodation requests, please email us directly at [email protected] or fill out the form below.

Have questions about something else? Please check our FAQ page!

Looking for more events?

These events are just what the Brock University Students’ Union has planned for Welcome Week. Looking for more? Click here to see the full Brock Welcome Week Schedule.