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Supporting a Successful Transition to SOU!

The Six Week Raider Challenge is an opportunity to explore and engage with programming across campus. By participating in programming throughout the first Six Weeks of fall term, new students will be more connected to campus resources and services.

Who: All New Students (First Year and Transfer) for fall term 2014.

What: Weekly prizes will be awarded as well as grand prizes at the end of the 6 week program.

Where: Throughout campus and the community

When: The first Six Weeks of fall term. Each week will have a unique theme. (Click the links for a list of events)

Students can also choose to attend events outside of the publicized programs such as:


How: Schedules will be Posted weekly online (, on the campus events calendar, and through social media.

New SOU students who participate and post about their participation will be eligible to win prizes!

Tracking: Students will track their attendance in several ways:

Tweet or post on Instagram about the event: #Raider6Challenge

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