Everyone knows the infamous Howdy Rowdy and he returns to Mcneese State University to welcome the students for another upcoming school year.

Below is a listing of all of the great events that will take place on campus beginning on August 19th.

Monday, Aug. 19

Meet the Greeks – 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., the Quad

Join the 11 Greek organizations for a day filled with food, fun and fellowship. Organizations will distribute information about joining their groups or supporting their philanthropic efforts.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Student Organizations Fair – 9 a.m.-noon or 6:30p.m.-8 p.m., Parra Ballroom, New Ranch

The annual Student Organizations Fair is a chance for students, faculty and staff to become acquainted with the over 100 recognized student organizations on campus.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Welcome Back Wednesday – 11 a.m.-1 p.m., New Ranch

The Student Life Coalition will hand out free novelties and food and provide music in the Student Union.

Thursday, Aug. 22

Get Connected Day – 9 a.m.-noon, New Ranch

Various student support departments and academic areas will greet new students, hand out information about the services they provide and answer general questions.

Monday, Aug. 26

Campus Ministries Day – 9 a.m.-noon, New Ranch

McNeese’s campus ministry student organizations will distribute information to students regarding worship services, meetings and free lunch programs.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

SGA Day – 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., New Ranch

The McNeese Student Government Association will host a day of free food, music and cool giveaways to show its appreciation for the McNeese student body. Students can also learn more about how to be involved with the SGA.

Everyone is also excited about the upcoming football season with plenty of great games to come including the brawls against Southern University and Alcorn State. Keep it locked for all of the details here and for your chance to win tickets.