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A page within New Student & Family Programs

  • BOLD events ARE MANDATORY for new students
  • All other events are open to all UWL students
  • Time and location for events are hall specific
  • Events are subject to change, be sure to check back for the most up to date information.

Time

Event

Description

Location

3:45 p.m.

Moon Tunes

Free Concert series in Riverside Park. 

Sponsored by: Valley View Rotary

Riverside Park

7 p.m.

Theater Thursday 

Join us for this week’s free movie in the Student Union Theater! To check out what movie will be showing this week and to view the trailer, visit uwlax.edu/cab/movies/.

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board (CAB)

Student Union, Movie Theater 

Time

Event

Description

Location

3 p.m.

Academic and Career Trivia 

Want a chance to play trivia, win prizes and learn about potential career opportunities? Join us for an interactive trivia game where you will learn about resources available for you to find your dream career, where past UWL students have ended up, and how to make the most of your time on campus!

Sponsored by: Academic Advising Center & Career Services (AACCS)

1309 Centennial Hall

3-5 p.m.

Volunteer with Leadership and Involvement Center

Join the Leadership and Involvement Center as they help make dog toys for local animal shelters. 

Sponsored by: Leadership and Involvement Center

Student Union, Entertainment Cafe

4 p.m.

Academic and Career Trivia 

Want a chance to play trivia, win prizes and learn about potential career opportunities? Join us for an interactive trivia game where you will learn about resources available for you to find your dream career, where past UWL students have ended up, and how to make the most of your time on campus!

Sponsored by: Academic Advising Center & Career Services (AACCS)

1309 Centennial Hall

7-10 p.m.

Fire, Smores, and Movie

Join the Eagle Guides and CAB as we roast marshmallows by the fire. Enjoy a movie and meet new people while enjoying a fun summer treat. To check out what movie will be showing this week and to view the trailer, visit uwlax.edu/cab/movies/.

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board (CAB) and Eagle Guides

Student Union Lawn

Residence Hall Activities

Time

Event

Description

Location

2:15-3:30 p.m.

University Welcome and Class Photo

Gather with all the incoming students to be welcomed by Chancellor Beeby! Afterwards, we'll make our way down for to the football field for the traditional class photo!

Roger Harring Stadium

3:30-5 p.m.

Choose your Own Adventure: Social Hour!

-Pride Center
-OMSS
-HOPE
-ALANA
-UWL Votes
-Violence Prevention
-Wellness
-FSL
-CRU
-SSS

Use this time to meet with our various on campus groups! New students will have the opportunity to find and connect with individuals and offices that will provide support, advocacy, and community. Visit just one, or visit them all!

Student Union Lawn 

5-7 p.m.

Yard Games

Join the Eagle Guides as we play yard games during the dinner hours! Bags, Spike Ball, and more await!

Sponsored by: Eagle Guides

Eagle Field

5-7 p.m.

Ice Cream Social 

Get the scoop on philanthropy at UWL! Visit our table at the Outdoor Picnic for a free scoop of ice cream in a custom bowl and information on scholarship opportunities and becoming a philanthropy ambassador.

Sponsored by: Student Philanthropy Council

Eagle Field

7 p.m.

Hypnotist Chris Jones 

UWL Alum Chris Jones is a hypnotist, comedian, and the host of upcoming prank series Double Take on Facebook Watch. In 2015, he made headlines by being the ONLY hypnotist ever to appear on America’s Got Talent when he successfully hypnotized judge Howie Mandel into doing the impossible. Join CAB in kicking off the year with Chris Jones and get ready to laugh!

Student Union, The Bluffs

Residence Hall Activities

Time

Event

Description

Location

8-9:30 a.m.

Breakfast

 

Whitney Center

9:30-10:50 a.m.

Eagle Guide Group Time

 

Location will be sent via email prior to this date.

11 a.m.-12 p.m. Lunch   Whitney Center
3-4:30 p.m. University Welcome and Class Photo   UWL Fieldhouse
5-6 p.m. Dinner   Whitney Center
6-8 p.m. Frolf Fest

Join us the UWL Disc Golf Club to test out our new community discs. Challenge yourself with our putting course for the chance to win a prize.

Sponsored by: The Disc Golf Club
Eagle/Coate Field
6-8 p.m. Yard Games

Join FSL in yard games on Drake Field. Meet new people and see who has the best bag toss!

Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life
Drake Field
7-10 p.m. Swing Dancing

The opening swing dancing event will be a beginner friendly lesson on east coast swing followed up by social dancing where they can try out the new moves they just learned and meet new people!

Sponsored by: Ballroom and Swing Dancing Club

Student Union Lawn
9 p.m. Moonlight Mile

Come walk or run a mile through campus with Rec Sports! The route starts and Hoeschler Tower and finishes in Roger Harring Stadium under the lights with games and music. No advance registration is required. Arrive early as the first 250 students that check-in get free glow sticks!

Sponsored by: REC

Hoeschler Tower

Time

Event

Description

Location

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Sex Signals 

Through its unorthodox, humor-facilitated, and inclusive approach to examining our culture, sex, and prevention strategies like bystander intervention, Sex Signals is one of the most popular sexual assault prevention programs on college campuses.

Student Union, The Bluffs

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Lunch

   

2-3 p.m.

Hate/Uncycled Discussion

An exploration of diversity and how our differences make us stronger.

Graff Main Hall Auditorium

5-6 p.m.

Dinner

   
6-8 p.m. REC Fest

Come learn everything you need to know about Rec Sports! We will have representatives from all areas to talk to you about our programs, employment opportunities, and spaces around the REC. Register for intramurals, talk with sport clubs, interact with staff, learn about the Outdoor Connection, check out the Fitness Center and climbing wall, and so much more. GIVEAWAYS & PRIZES!

Sponsored by: REC

REC