Welcome Week 2016

January 16th-21st


Monday January 16th

MLK Day of Service | 10am-5pm Various locations | Sponsored by the Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center | Every year Americans come together on the Dr Martin Luther King holiday as a day of national service and dialog to honor the memory of Dr King.  Participants will participate in a simulation, the Springfield MLK Day March and spend the afternoon in service to the community. Registration Required, Register here


Tuesday, January 17th

Classes Begin

SAC Comedy Presents RIP Michaels from MTVs Wild N Out | 9pm Studio Theater | Sponsored by Student Activities Committee, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Student Life | UIS Students only with valid Icard


Wednesday, January 18th

Spring 2017 Involvement Expo | 4pm-6pm 1st Floor of PAC | Sponsored by Student Life | A chance to see just about everyone and everything at UIS! Find out how to get involved in clubs, organizations, local non-profit organizations and even meet some of the neighboring businesses to find out what is in Springfield.

Trivia Night | 7pm Stars Lounge | Sponsored by Student Life

Group Fitness Demo | 8:30pm-10:00pm TRAC | Sponsored by Campus Recreation | Sample of group fitness classes offered by Campus Recreation. These classes are free to students with TRAC membership, try them first!

Thursday, January 19th

Women’s Basketball | 5:30pm TRAC

Men’s Basketball | 7:30pm TRAC

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


Friday, January 20th

Democracy and Donuts II | 4:30pm-6:00pm PAC Food Emporium

Student Affairs Movie Night | 7pm Brookens Auditorium

Mini Glow Golf | 7:30pm-11:30pm LRH Great Room | Sponsored by Student Life


Saturday, January 21st

Women’s Basketball | 1:00pm TRAC

Men’s Basketball | 3:00pm TRAC

Mentalist Christopher Carter | 5:30pm Brookens Auditorium | Sponsored by Student Activities Committee