Welcome Back Week 2018

January 14-20

Sunday, January 14th

Student Union Ribbon Cutting | 2pm Student Union

Monday, January 15th

MLK Day of Service | 9am-4:30pm Student Union Ballroom | Sponsored by Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center | UIS students, faculty and staff will participate in a day of activities devoted to bringing together people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities and start the new semester off by making the Springfield community a better place.  Activities will include a simulation, participation in the Springfield NAACP Unity march and community forum and volunteering at a site in the community.  A morning snack , lunch and transportation to the off campus activities will be provided. Advance Registration Required. RSVP Here

Pre-Game Party | 4:00-5:15pm Sports Grille | Sponsored by UIS Athletics and Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs | Welcome the Stars back to the Spring Semester and show your support at the Pre-Game Party. Free Food  and give-aways to get you ready for the games! 

Women’s Basketball | 5:30pm TRAC Arena

Men’s Basketball | 7:30pm TRAC Arena

Tuesday, January 16th

Classes Resume

Gym Orientation 101 |

Resume Mania | 2-4pm 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.

Campus Quizzo 7pm | Starbucks | Sponsored by Student Life.

WERQ BlackLight Dance Party | 9pm Student Union Ballroom | Sponsored by Campus Recreation

Wednesday, January 17th

Gym Orientation 101 | TRAC 10-11 & 5-6 | Sponsored by Campus Rec

Resume Mania2-4 | SAB 50 | Sponsored by Career Development Center

Comedian Marlon Wayans Jr. 9:30pm | Student Union Ballroom | Sponsored by Student Life and Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs

Thursday, January 18th

Gym Orientation 101 | TRAC 10-11 & 5-6 | Sponsored by Campus Rec

Resume Mania2-4 | SAB 50 | Sponsored by Career Development Center

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

Brookens Library Movie Night 9pm|Brookens Library | Sponsored by Brookens Library

Friday, January 19th

Gym Orientation 101 | TRAC 10-11 & 5-6 | Sponsored by Campus Rec

Student Union Carnival – Name? 1-4pm | Sponsored by Student Union and Student Life

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

Saturday, January 20th

Ultimate Blowout Show 5:30pm-11:30pm | Student Union Ballroom | Sponsored by Student Life