Make sure to visit VikesConnect for lots of other student organization activities & events!
Happy Monday Vikings! We hope you enjoyed your weekend!! Here's your weekly run-down of some of the engagement opportunities this week. For more events, go to VikesConnect!

Fraternity Recruitment Information Sessions
Monday, September 14th, 11am - 1pm
Wednesday, September 16th, 11am - 1pm

Have you thought about joining a fraternity? Do you have questions about Greek Life at Cleveland State? Well, here's your chance! Join the Interfraternity Council during one of their information sessions to learn more!

Click on the links for each day below to get the Zoom link:

Hosted by the Interfraternity Council
Meditation Workshops
Monday, September 14
Wednesday, September 16
5pm - 6pm

SKY Campus Happiness' meditation workshops offer evidence-based breathwork techniques that energise, refresh, and de-stress students along with a live, guided meditation facilitated by highly trained individuals. Please hop on ~5 minutes before from a quiet space so you can start on time. 

Delta Chat & Snack Attack
Monday, September 14
5:13pm - 6:13pm

Bring your favorite snack and join Delta Sigma Theta virtually to discuss how your semester is going thus far as well as the importance of voter registration and mobilization. DM @dst_thetaeta on Instagram for the Zoom information. They look forward to chatting and snacking with you soon!

Hosted by Delta Sigma Theta
Movie Night with Phi Sigma Pi
Monday, September 14
8pm - 11pm

Are you a Cleveland State student looking for your chosen family or home away from home? Interested in forming life-long bonds with students who are dedicated to their studies, serving the community, and building each other up? Come see if Phi Sigma Pi is the right fit for you!
Phi Sigma Pi is a gender-inclusive National Honor Fraternity built on the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and fellowship. Learn more at one of their Information Sessions and other recruitment events!
Use code 839 265 1120 or this link to join the Zoom room:
Please send them a message if you have any comments, questions, or concerns, or email their Recruitment Advisor Sammy directly at

Hosted by Phi Sigma Pi
Instagram Trivia Tuesday
Tuesday, September 15

Follow Student Life's Instagram account (@clestatestudentlife) and join them for Trivia Tuesday! Those who answer correctly are entered for a chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card. The more answers you get correct, the more chances you have to win! Winners will be notified Wednesday via Instagram Direct Message. This week’s theme is National Parks!

Internationally Speaking
Tuesday, September 15
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Join the Mareyjoyce Green Women's Center for multicultural sisterhood. First 30 minutes will have a weekly topic and the last 30 minutes are for sharing & open conversaton.

Send name & CSU ID# to for login/password

Success Skills Workshop
Wednesday, September 16
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Join team members from CSU Enrollment Management and Student Success departments to learn helpful academic skills (meeting goals, time management, note-taking, etc.) throughout Fall Semester! Their first workshop will focus on time mangement, reading comprehension and note taking. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Meet The Accountants Night 2020
Wednesday, September 16
5pm - 8:30pm

CSU students, don’t miss out on this great opportunity to connect with employers in accounting, finance, information systems and data analytics fields. Last year we had over 50 firms attend leading to an outstanding number interviews obtained, and internships/positions received.

Hosted by Beta Alpha Psi
Job Search Boot Camp
Thursday, September 17
1pm - 2:30pm

Career Services partners with area employers to provide job search advice on focused professional development topics.

Hosted by Career Services
Superhero Hour! Calling All Moms!
Thursday, September 17
3pm - 4pm

Are you a student and a mom caring for school-age children? That makes you a superhero! Please join the staff of the Mareyjoyce Green Women's Center for conversation and support.

*Time subject to change to meet the needs of the group. They will start the semester meeting at 3:00 and are open to adjusting to a time that best suits the majority.

Email your name and CSU ID# to to get the Zoom link.

News You Can Use
Lift Up Vikes Pantry Open!

Lift Up Vikes NEW Pantry in Berkman Hall will officially be opening September 2020. All students must register one week in advance to receive food at our distribution days.

During these strange times, they are following new protocols to keep all students and pantry staff safe and healthy. To do this, all items will be pre-baged for all students who register for a pick-up time. They look forward to working with you soon!

Dates of distribution:

  • September 30 and October 1
  • October 14 and October 15​​​​
  • October 21 and October 22
  • November 18 and November 19
  • November 23 and November 24 (TBD for a Thanksgiving distribution!)
  • December 9 and December 10
  • December 16 and December 17

To learn more about the new process and to find registration links, please go to the Lift Up Vikes website at

Questions? Email Lift Up Vikes! at
Introducing VEnitiatives from Viking Expeditions!

Looking for collabortive, community-oriented volunteering opportunities during this crazy time? Well, here's some great news for you! Introducing VEnitiatives, a brand new service program from Viking Expeditions!

VEnitiatives is a multi-track program that puts students in constant communication with one another for service, collaboration, ideas, and plain fun using GroupMe! This program features plenty of resume-building skills and is perfect for those who need community service hours, those looking to get involved in our community, and those looking to meet some like-minded friends!

Brought to you by Viking Expeditions
Mask Distribution Kits Still Available!

If you missed your chance to pick up a mask kit during the first week of classes, there are some still available. Kits include masks, ID holder/lanyard, thermometer, water bottle, hand sanitizer and more!.

To pick up a kit, go to the Information Desk on the first floor of the Student Center, Monday - Thursday 7am - 8pm and Friday 7am - 7pm. You must have your Viking ID card ready to present when you pick up your kit.

Freshman Book Scholarship

Win a FREE Book Scholarship courtesy of Rascal House Pizza! Text "FBS" to 55678 to enter and win. Must complete entry on or before September 23, 2020. Full details provided during entry.
Physical Distancing - Stay six feet apart!

Physical distancing – maintaining at least six feet distance between yourself and those around you – will be enforced on campus and in all CSU buildings and classrooms.

Areas where physical distancing is not possible will be restricted or closed. Floor markers and other signage have been installed to aid in maintaining safe distancing.

Details of the university’s physical distancing protocol can be read here.
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