Welcome Back Week

January 19 – January 24, 2015

WelcomeBackWeek2015

Monday, January 19th

MLK Day of Service | 9am-3:30pm @ SLB Multipurpose Room
Come back on January 19 for a day long retreat.  Learn about community organizing, hear a panel of Springfield young professionals and start the semester off with service.  This is a great opportunity for both individuals and teams. More info & registration can be found at https://mlkday2015.eventbrite.com/
Sponsored by: Volunteer & Civic Engagement Center

Women’s Basketball vs. McKendree | 5:30pm @ TRAC
Chance to win NEW prizes if you sit in the student section!

Men’s Basketball vs. McKendree | 7:30pm @ TRAC
Chance to win NEW prizes if you sit in the student section!

Tuesday, January 20th

Antivirus Day | 1-4pm @ LRH
Stop by our table in LRH with your person laptop and we will help you install antivirus software (for free), and also find other support and resources that you can take advantage of! Snacks will be available.
Sponsored by: Information Technology Services

Trivia Night | 6pm @ LRH Great Room
Jeopardy style trivia night with the brothers of Phi Kappa Tau!
Sponsored by : Phi Kappa Tau

Wednesday, January 21st

Getting Krunk with Crumpets 12-3:30pm @ PAC H

Join Japanime for a Japanese style cafe with a British twist.  Enjoy tea and sweet treats to warm up this winter! Feel free to dress up! Mustaches will be provided.

Sponsored by: Japanimie Springfield

Resume Mania for Undergraduates | 1-3pm @ SAB 50
Need a competitive resume to use during your job search? Take time to come to Resume Mania during Welcome Back Week! Have your resume reviewed and receive suggestions on how to improve. Learn how to build a resume and cover letter using the online resume builder called Optimal Resume.
Sponsored by: Career Development Center

Involvement Expo | 4-6pm @ PAC C/D & Concourse
Come see all of what UIS and Springfield has to offer!
Sponsored by: Student Life 

BINGO! | 9pm @ Stars Lounge
Come play Bingo in Stars Lounge. Maybe you’ll win one of our awesome prizes!
Sponsored by: Stars Lounge

Thursday, January 22nd

Resume Mania for Graduate Students | 1-3pm @ SAB 50
Need a competitive resume to use during your job search? Take time to come to Resume Mania during Welcome Back Week! Have your resume reviewed and receive suggestions on how to improve. Learn how to build a resume and cover letter using the online resume builder called Optimal Resume.
Sponsored by: Career Development Center

Greek Life Showcase | 7:30pm @ PAC C/D
The Greek Life Showcase will host all Greek Life organizations at UIS. Attend to gain more information regarding the Greek Life system. Greek Life organizations will also be performing strolls, skits, and songs!
Sponsored by: Greek Affairs Board

Friday, January 23rd

PaintU Late Nite | 9pm-1am @ SLB
Feel the adrenaline rush when the paint starts flying, get lost in the music and lights as you dance all night. Get loud and get messy with your new friends, and you’ll share an experience unlike any other!
Sponsored by: Student Activities Committee 

Saturday, January 24th

Hunger Games Double Feature | 2pm @ Brookens Auditorium
Join SAC in binge watching theses classic movies! The Hunger Games and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – plus select students will win a copy of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1!
Sponsored by: Student Activities Committee

All Your Games are Belong To Us | 9pm @ Stars Lounge
To kick off the new semester come relax for a bit before the homework gets too heavy. Play games on previous and next gen with your friends, or compete for prizes in an epic Halo tournament. If video games aren’t your thing, you can break out your favorite board games or play some new ones. Free food and fun times at Stars Lounge!
Sponsored by: Computer Science Club