Fall Welcome 2022

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Residence Life Move-in. For more information visit Residence Life.


Fall 2022 Schedule

First Year Students

First Year students will have three days of programming to help transition to the college experience and UIS Community. All first year students should plan to be on Campus August 16th-18th. Check back in June for more information. (5/20/22)

Tuesday, August 16

Residential New Student Move-in 8 am - 3 pm

6:00 pm Fall Welcome Check-in

6:30 pm - Connected on the Quad

8:00 pm - Class Photo

8: 30 pm - Move-in Movie Night

Wednesday, August 17

11 am- 5 pm - Foundations for Success Sessions

6:30 - 7:30 pm - Commuter Student Social

8:00 pm - Evening Program TBD

Thursday, August 18

11 am - 5 pm - Foundations for Success Sessions

7:00 pm - The Hook Up

8:00 pm - Evening Program TBD

Students walking on the Quad
Students Walking on the Quad

Fall Welcome: Campus Wide


Friday, August 19

First Day of Classes

4-7 pm | Kickback with the Dekes | Sponsored by Delta Kappa Epsilon

7-9 pm | Backyard Bonanza | Sponsored by Phi Kappa Tau

Saturday, August 20

2:00 pm | SGA Ice Cream Social | Sponsored by Student Government Association

2-4 pm | First Come, First Serve | Sponsored by Exercise Science Organization

Sunday, August 21

3-4 pm | Jello Olympics | Sponsored by Christian Student Fellowship

Monday, August 22

11 am - 1 pm | Floats and Fellowship | Sponsored by Christian Student Fellowship

Tuesday, August 23

4 - 6 pm | Cornhole Tournament | Sponsored by Military and Veterans Club

7 pm | Game Night | Sponsored by Student Activities Committee

Wednesday, August 24

4 - 6 pm | Involvement Expo | Sponsored by Student Life

6 pm | Ping Pong Tournament | Sponsored by Lambda Pi Eta

Thursday, August 25

3 - 5 pm | Foot in the Door Fair | Sponsored by Career Development Center

7 pm | Nacho Night | Sponsored by Christian Student Fellowship

8 pm | Comedian | Sponsored by Student Activities Committee

Friday, August 26

11 am - 1 pm | Meet the Greeks | Sponsored by Greek Affairs Board

2 - 4 pm | Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Fair | Sponsored by Diversity Center

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

6 pm | Game Night | Sponsored by International Student Friendships

6 pm | Mafia Night | Sponsored by Mock Trial

9 pm | Roller Rave | Sponsored by Student Activities Committee

Saturday, August 27

8:30 am | Prairie Star 5K | Sponsored by Campus Recreation