2018 International Welcome PicnicBack to events

Our largest event of the year!

Saturday, September 8

Our 12th Annual Picnic!

Check out our video from 2014 Welcome Picnic from Hospitality Center for Chinese on Vimeo.

This year we are proud to announce that this is the twelth year we are are inviting Chinese and international students, friends, and families to join us for our annual welcome picnic held at the St. Paul Mall of University of Minnesota campus and Hospitality Center for Chinese (华夏之家)! Come play games, eat good food, hear live music, make new friends, win lucky draw prizes, and have a great time! Our picnic will provide opportunities for making new connections and renewing old ones. Senior students will share tips for making the most of your time in Minnesota. Network for family phone plans and possible roommates. There will be activities for children like face painting, sports, and more!

How to get here:

  1.  Take the Metro 3 bus https://www.metrotransit.org/route/3. You can pick it up at Anderson Hall stop or Jones and Eddy Hall. It will take you to Como Ave and Cleveland Ave. From there, you walk north on Cleveland until our building on the left.
  2. Drive yourself and a few friends!
  3. Take the campus connector 121 right from Minneapolis to St. Paul Campus!
  4. Bike or walk.

Click here for a map to HCC.

Cost: Free!

More details to come