Spring Welcome - January 14-22
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Residence Life Move-in. For more information visit Residence Life.
Welcome Tables - January 18-22 | Student Union West Entrance | Need help finding a building? Looking for a schedule of events? Stop by the Student Union for assistance
First Year Students
Friday, January 14
Foundations for Success 9:30 am - 1 pm
9:30am Welcome and Getting Involved - UIS Connection and Starmap Introduction
10:00am - Protecting Yourself and Others: Your Rights, Responsibilities, Campus Safety and Title IX
11:00 m - Campus Resources
11:30am - OUCH! Cultivating an Inclusive Community
12:30pm - Closing
All programs will take place in the Student Union.
The Food Studio will be open 8am-5:30pm on Friday, January 14th. Cash, card, and ICard Meal plans accepted.
Saturday, January 15
Women's Basketball 1pm | TRAC
Men's Basetball 3pm | TRAC
Monday, January 17
Women's Basketball 1 p.m. | TRAC | UIS Students have free admission to UIS Home Athletic events!
Men's Basketball 3 p.m. | TRAC | UIS Students have free admission to UIS Home Athletic events!
LPH Spring Welcome Magnetic Craft Night 5 - 7 p.m. | Student Union Student Leadership Center | Lambda Pi Eta is hosting a craft night and you're invited! Come by and make a magnet (or a few) for your refrigerator. We provide the supplies at no cost to you. Limit of 4 magnets per person.
Tuesday, January 18
Mega Make and Take Noon-4 p.m. | Student Union | Sponsored by Student Activities Committee and Student Life. Stop by the Student Union for the biggest make & take program and deck your space out with a variety of customized novelty items
DIY Neon Sign 5-7 p.m. | LRH Great Room | Join the Resident Housing Association in the LRH Great Room from 5-7 p.m. on January 18th to make your own NEON SIGN! Supplies are first come, first served.
CSF Paint Night 7:30-9 p.m. | Student Leadership Center - Student Union 1st Floor | Sponsored by RSO Christian Student Fellowship. Come get creative and follow a guided painting tutorial! Not very artistic? Don't worry, everyone is welcome! Come for the fun and to connect with the CSF community!
Wednesday, January 19
Commuter Student Social 3-5 p.m. | Student Union Ballroom - Student Union 2nd Floor | Sponsored by Student Life - Postponed - New Date TBD
CSC Game Night 6 p.m. | TBD | Sponsored by RSO Computer Science Club
Wednesday Night Lights: 3 Point Contest 8:30 p.m. | TRAC | Sponsored by Campus Recreation
Thursday, January 20
Coco and Conversations 2-4 p.m. | SAB 50 | Sponsored by Career Development Center Stop by SAB50 on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday to pick up your "grab & go" cocoa kit. Then join us on Zoom Thursday, January 20, 2-4pm to sip hot cocoa drinks while learning to introduce yourself in work related situations. This activity will be interactive so you may practice in a safe environment. The focus is on Self-awareness; specifically more accurately describing yourself and/or advocating for yourself in relations to jobs and internships. Join the event online here
Student Organization Fair 4-6 p.m. | TRAC | Get connected with some of the many Student Organizations on campus and learn about how to get involved with them! Registration now open on UISConnection to RSOs - Campus Departments may be able to register after January 10th space permitting - Postponed to February 10th
SAC Comedy Night 7-10 p.m. | Student Union Ballroom | Sponsored by Student Activities Committee - RSVP Required, Seating is limited
Friday, January 21
Pizza N Talk 3-5 p.m. | TBD | Sponsored by RSO Political Understanding And Activist Club. Tabled discussions on multiple topics such as Immigration, Social Media, and with one open table to discuss anything you want. Come join PUAC and others in engaging pizza eating and discussion.
Flashback Friday 3-5 p.m. | Student Life Building | Sponsored by Diversity Center, Women's Center, and Gender and Sexuality Student Services
New International Welcome Party 5-7 p.m. | Student Union Ballroom | Sponsored by International Student Services
Saturday, January 22
Mentalist Show 5 p.m. | Student Union Ballroom | Sponsored by Student Life - RSVP Required, Seating is limited