Welcome Week 2017

August 26-Sept 4, 2017

Sunday, Aug 27th

Women’s Soccer | 2pm Kiwanis Stadium

Jello Olympics | 2pm-4pm Quad | Sponsored by Christian Student Fellowship | Come out and join CSF for some fun and games that involve JELLO! Who doesn’t love throwing jello at your friends? Compete in the ultimate test to see which team has what it takes to be the Jello Champion! Put on some old clothes and prepare to start the school year off right!

Athletics BBQ | 4pm-6pm Baseball Field

Monday, Aug 28th

Resume Mania | 1pm-4pm SAB 50 | Sponsored by Career Development Center | Students can have their resume/cover letter critiqued by our career staff. Also, get helped in starting with CareerConnect and various tools.

Chicago Style Table | 1pm-5pm Colonnade

Lemonade with ASA | 2pm-4pm Quad | Sponsored by African Student Association | Do you want to cool off on a hot day? Then come and join the African Student Association for FREE lemonade and snacks!!

10th Anniversary LGBTQA Resource Office Celebration | 3pm-5pm SLB 22

Make Your Own Root Beer Float | 4pm-6pm UHB Lobby | Sponsored by Christian Student Fellowship | Stop by Christian Student Fellowship’s table where we will be handing out FREE root beer floats! Enjoy a nice cool, sweet treat to start of the school year right!

Students Fight Back | 8pm-9:30pm PAC C/D | Sponsored by Student Life | Sexual Assault awareness and  prevention program including some basic self defense information and bystander intervention tactics. 

Movie Night | 10pm Location TBD | Sponsored by Residence Life

Tuesday Aug 29th

Resume Mania | 1pm-4pm SAB 50 | Sponsored by Career Development Center | Students can have their resume/cover letter critiqued by our career staff. Also, get helped in starting with CareerConnect and various tools.

Chancellor’s Picnic | 4:30pm-6pm PAC Plaza and Colonnade | Sponsored by Student Life | A campus tradition, the Chancellor welcomes the students, faculty and staff to another academic year with a picnic sponsored by Welcome Week. All are welcome to come and socialize with each other and celebrate the start to a great year. 

Hypnotist Frederick Winters | 9pm-11pm TRAC Arena | Sponsored by Student Activities Committee and Student Life

Wednesday, Aug 30th

Involvement Expo | 4pm-6pm Quad | Sponsored by Student Life | Meet campus departments, student organizations, local community partners & businesses and more! Kick off the year by getting involved at the Expo

Meet many students, organizations, and community partners at the Involvement Expo

Dance Dance Karaoke | 6pm-7pm PAC C/D | Sponsored by Japanime | Join Japanime & QSA with starting off the year right during welcome week! We will be hosting a Karaoke/Lip-Sync Event that everyone is welcome to attend! We will provide some refreshments as well as some small prizes. So come, stop by, and hang out for a bit with some friends as we all try and ignore the fact that the school year is descending upon us.

Group Fitness Demo Day | 8pm-10pm TRAC MPR | Sponsored by Campus Recreation | Grab your friends Wednesday August 30th and head to TRAC for a night of demonstrations of some of the Group Fitness class offerings!  Be ready to do some working out in a fun, social environment with our qualified instructors.  We will be highlighting 3 different classes and 3 different instructors.  Don’t miss out!  

Thursday, Aug 31st

MYO Bookend | 11am-1pm Brookens Library | Sponsored by Brookens Library

Foot in the Door Career Fair | 3pm-6pm PAC Concourse & PAC C/D | Sponsored by Career Development Center, Volunteer & Civic Engagement Center, Internships and Prior Learning, and Financial Aid | Part Time Jobs, On campus employment, Internships and Volunteer opportunities emphasized at this event. 

Ultimate Nacho Night | 8pm PAC G | Sponsored by Christian Student Fellowship

Dodgeball | 9pm-Midnight SLB Gym | Sponsored by Dodgeball Club

Friday, Sept 1st

Service-a-thon | Various Times and Locations | Sponsored by Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center | Various service opportunities throughout the day. You can find out more and register here

Welcome Week BBQ | Noon-5:30pm Quad | Sponsored by Kickback Club | We will be serving hot grilled food and refreshments to anyone who attends. Outdoor games will also be available. 

Greek Life Stroll Off | 4pm Res Hall Quad | Sponsored by Greek Life Council

Welcome Party | 5pm-8pm SLB Gym | Sponsored by International Student Services

Saturday, Sept 2nd

Headphone Disco | 9pm SLB Gym | Sponsored by Student Activities Committee

Sunday, Sept 3rd

Monday, Sept 4th

Splash with SAC | 1pm-4pm TRAC Lawn | Sponsored by Student Activities Committee