Welcome Back Week 2018

August 25th-September 3rd

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Members of the UIS Class of 2019 and their orientation leaders, who are seated in front, gathered on the Quad to pose for a group photo.

Saturday August 25th

Women’s Volleyball | 1pm & 7:30pm TRAC

Sunday August 26th

Athletics BBQ | 4pm-6pm TRAC Outside

Monday, August 27th

Greek Life Showcase | 4:30pm Res Hall Courtyard

Meet and Greet with Student Nurses Association | 5pm  Student Life Plaza

DIY Decor | 6-8pm Student Leadership Center Student Union | Need something to spruce up your space? Come and have some fun making your own, we provide the supplies and some loose instructions, you make it your own! 

Tuesday, August 28th

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.

Chancellor’s Picnic | 4:30pm-7:30pm Quad | Sponsored by Student Life | A chance for the campus community to come together, free food and more! Bring the family out to enjoy this wonderful campus tradition. There will be a caricature artist, backyard games and more! 

Campus Quizzo 7pm | Starbucks | Sponsored by Student Life | 4 Rounds of Trivia each week during the Fall Semester kicks off! Prizes awarded weekly

Group Fitness Showcase | 8pm-9pm | Sponsored by Campus Recreation | Join Campus Rec as we highlight 2 fitness classes on Tuesday evening to give you a taste of what group fitness in TRAC is all about! Bring any questions or suggestions you may have and be ready to get a little workout in!

SAC Presents: Wild N Out | 9:00pm Student Union Ballroom

Wednesday, August 29th

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.

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

Commuter Student Social | 8-9:30pm Student Union Sports Grille

Residence Life Hall and Court Meetings 9:30pm-11:00pm – Mandatory for Resident Students

 

Thursday, August 30th

Make Your Own Bookends | 11-1pm Location TBD | Decorate your own super cool, professional strength bookend that reflects your personal style and holds your books neatly on a shelf.

Foot in the Door Fair |  3:30-5:30pm Student Union Ballroom | Sponsored by Career Development Center, Internships and Prior Learning, Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center, and Student Life Looking for an on campus job, volunteer opportunity, internship or part time job? Be sure to attend this event! 

Womens and Mens Soccer | 5 & 7:30pm Kiwanis Stadium

Friday, August 31st

Service-a-thon | Various Times, Sponsored by Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center | Interested in volunteering? The Service-a-thon will have opportunties throughout the day with different community partners. Registration is on UISConnection

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

Live Band Karaoke | 7:30pm-9:30pm Student Union Plaza | Ever wondered what it would be like to sing with a live band? Kick off the Weekend as a rock star! 

Saturday, September 1st

Meet the Dekes | 5-8pm Rec Park | Sponsored by the Kickback Club

Men and Women’s Soccer | 12/2:30pm Kiwanis Stadium

Skate into the Nite | 9pm-Midnight SLB | Sponsored by SAC

Sunday, September 2nd

Game Day | 1pm-5pm Student Union Sports Grille | Sponsored by New Student Orientation & Brookens Library

Sand Volleyball | 5pm-7pm Rec Park | Sponsored by Women’s Club Volleyball and Campus Recreation

Monday, September 3rd

Splash with SAC | 2pm-4pm Outside of FRH