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Commuter Life Events

Your student experience is worth celebrating! Commuter Life has you covered with exciting events for you to connect, grow, and enjoy yourself alongside other commuter students. From our flagship experiences like the Commuter Tailgate and our Introvert Happy Hour to event series aimed at your holistic development, check out the opportunities you have to connect and grow as a commuter student.

Upcoming Events

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All New Student Orientation

The All New Student Orientation will help you successfully kick off your first year at Liberty University! Come learn all about being a student at Liberty in the Vines Center on Thursday, (8/15) from 4-6:30 p.m. This is mandatory for all new students.

Aug 15, 2024 at 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Vines Center
New Commuter Orientation

We’re excited to start the year with this awesome chance to orient you to all things off-campus. Come with your questions, and a smile to meet the Commuter Life Team! This required Orientation will cover different material than what is covered in the All New Student Orientation and will help you get connected during your first semester at Liberty as a commuter student.

Aug 16, 2024 at 2:00 pm
DeMoss 1286
First-Year Commuter Retreat

The Saturday before classes begin, First-Year commuter students are invited to explore Washington D.C. with Commuter Life staff! If you are brand new to Liberty (a freshmen or transfer student) and you live off-campus, then you are a First-Year Commuter! Please bring about $25 for lunch and souvenirs (breakfast and dinner are on us). Registration information coming soon.

Aug 17, 2024
Washington, D.C.
Lounge on Main

Join us on Main Campus in Demoss 3570 from 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. on Monday, 8/19, for Lounge on Main! Lounge on Main is a way to meet Commuter Life staff, connect with other students and pick up a fun surprise! Just like the Commuter Lounge in Green Hall, there will be free coffee- plus some yummy snacks (while supplies last)!

Aug 19, 2024 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
MONTVW 3570 (DeMoss)
Commuter Life Hacks Mixer

At the Commuter Life Hacks Mixer, you will meet other students and hear from experienced commuters who will share stories about living off-campus and give you helpful life hacks as you start your commuter experience! Find us on Tuesday 8/20 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Commuter Lounge (Green Hall 1875). We will have ice cream and other tasty treats!

Aug 20, 2024 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Commuter Lounge (GH 1875)
Camp-Com Off-Campus Community Group Interest Meeting

The Interest Meeting is a great opportunity for you to meet Off-Campus Community Group leaders and get plugged into a Christ-centered community! Right after Campus Community on Wednesday 8/21, listen to the speaker on stage to know where to go in the Vines Center to meet Off-Campus Community Group leaders. More information coming soon!!

Aug 21, 2024
Volleyball Showdown

Bring your competitive sportsmanship to the East Sand Volleyball Courts for the 2nd annual Volleyball Showdown. Invite your friends to join a team, or hop in and make new friends. Teams of 6 will compete for the winning prize, tournament-style! There will be plenty of yummy drinks and some small snacks.

Aug 22, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Volleyball Courts
Let's Hang Out S'more

Let's Hangout S'more is more than a fun play on words. This is a great opportunity to come meet your Commuter Coordinator, make some new friends, and fellowship with one another over some tasty s'mores! On Friday 8/23, meet us at the Camp Hydaway Bonfire Amphitheater for delicious s'mores, and yard games to celebrate week one in the books. Be sure to meet your Commuter Coordinators! We will have all the s'mores supplies you'll need. *If it rains, we will have game night in the Commuter Lounge (Green Hall 1875). We will text you if plans change.

Aug 23, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Camp Hydaway Bonfire Amphitheater

Commuter Tailgates

Join us as we celebrate the Liberty Flames with an exciting tailgating experience for commuters. We always have free food, drinks, and sweet treats, along with games, inflatables, and giveaways.

2024 Commuter Tailgate Dates & Times

  • Saturday, August 31, 2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 14, 2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 21, 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8, 3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 30, 3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 23, 10 a.m. 

Dates for Hockey and Basketball Commuter Tailgates will be announced soon. 

 

Location & Parking

Commuter Tailgates for football games will be held in the Football East Parking Lot across from the Student Entrance of the Football Stadium.

Commuters can park in general parking and walk over to the tailgate, with premium access to enter the stadium before kick-off.

Location and parking details for Hickey and Basketball games will be announced soon. 

Rain Plan

At Commuter Life, we try to be a “no cancel” team! In the event of forecasted rain, we’ll update our Instagram and website details with an alternative indoor location for pregame fun. The anticipated location for tailgates during a rain plan is the Commuter Lounge in Green Hall 1875.

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