STAMPEDE

STAMPEDE is our week-long orientation for you, a new incoming student and member of our family.

At STAMPEDE you’ll make lifelong memories, partake in timeless traditions, and transition smoothly into college life. Join us for an unforgettable week of fun from Paint Wars to Beanie Capping and more. Your college career starts here!

Questions? Ask away, call 325-670-1955 or email engagement@hsutx.edu.

When & Where is STAMPEDE?

Thursday, August 20, the fun starts on campus the week before classes. If you’re living on campus, you’ll move into your Residence Hall the same day of STAMPEDE.

2020 Stampede Schedule

**All events and times are subject to change**

Thursday, August 20

  • 8 a.m. Breakfast
  • 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. First Group Meetup
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Opening Assembly
  • 10:15 a.m. – 11 a.m. Traditions Assembly
  • 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
  • 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Assembly Session: Student Life Involvement
  • 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Speed Trivia
  • 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Group Time
  • 4 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Group Reflection
  • 5 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Dinner/Color Initiation
  • 5:45 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. Cowboy Competitions
  • 9 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Movie Screening

Friday, August 21

  • 8 a.m. Breakfast
  • 9:15 a.m. – 10 a.m. Wake Up and Worship
  • 10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. FYSM Meet Up/Tips and Tricks for Transfers
  • 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Major Mixer
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.  ACE Presentation
  • 12:15 – 1:55 p.m. Lunch
  • 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Faculty Speaks
  • 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Community Service
  • 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Community Collective
  • 5:15 p.m. – 7 p.m. Dinner
  • 7:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Hang and Get Hype!
  • 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. Gilbert Games

Saturday, August 22

  • 8 a.m. Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Campus Life Assembly
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Group Time
  • 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Stampede Shorts
  • 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Group Time
  • 12 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. Lunch
  • 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Kahoot!
  • 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Who Am I?
  • 4 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Awards Assembly
  • 5:50 p.m. – 7:50 p.m. Dinner
  • 8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Beanie Capping & Night of Worship