2019 Welcome Week Schedule 

Tuesday, September 3 expanding section
  1. Life Saver Stations
    1. 9/3 at 7:30am-3pm
    2. Various Locations
    3. Do you need help finding your classroom or building? Stop by the Life Saver Stations and we will help you find your way!
    4. Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life and New Student and Family Programs
  2. Drop-in Academic Advising
    1. 9/3 at 8am-4pm
    2. 1209 Centennial Hall
    3. Uncertain of your major or your fall classes? Stop by during drop-in hours and chat with an academic advisor.
    4. Sponsored by: Academic Advising Center & Career Services
  3. Intro to Fitness Center Tours
    1. 9/3 Anytime between 8am-6pm
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. Fitness Center tours include a brief equipment orientation, outline of services available, free workouts and Q&A. Everything you need to get started.
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  4. Turf Challenge
    1. 9/3 Anytime between 8am-6pm
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. Come anytime to the Fitness Center turf and test your strength, power and endurance using a variety of equipment. All are welcome and top scores will be displayed on the leader board.
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  5. Free Fitness Classes
    1. 9/3 at Various Times (Check Class Schedule for times.)
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. Rec Sports offers a variety of group exercise classes that meet all different types of interests, fitness levels and schedules. Bring your UWL ID!
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  6. LAX Fit
    1. 9/3 at Various Times (Download UWL REC App for details.)
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. LAXFit classes are a great way to get a total body functional circuit workout in just 30 minutes. These small group sessions are run by REC certified personal trainers.
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  7. Intramural Officials Meet & Greet
    1. 9/3 at 3-5pm
    2. REC Lobby
    3. Come learn about officiating intramural sports. Great way to make new friends and earn some extra cash.
    4. Sponsored by: REC
Wednesday, September 4 expanding section
  1. Drop-in Academic Advising
    1. 9/4 at 8am-4pm
    2. 1209 Centennial Hall
    3. Uncertain of your major or your fall classes? Stop by during drop-in hours and chat with an academic advisor.
    4. Sponsored by: Academic Advising Center & Career Services
  2. Intro to Fitness Center Tours
    1. 9/4 Anytime between 8am-6pm
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. Fitness Center tours include a brief equipment orientation, outline of services available, free workouts and Q&A. Everything you need to get started.
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  3. Turf Challenge
    1. 9/4 Anytime between 8am-6pm
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. Come anytime to the Fitness Center turf and test your strength, power and endurance using a variety of equipment. All are welcome and top scores will be displayed on the leader board.
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  4. Rent One, Get One Free (Inline Skates Only)
    1. 9/4 at 10am-6pm
    2. REC Outdoor Connection
    3. The Outdoor Connection rents a wide variety of outdoor equipment to help you explore the great outdoors. Rent 1 pair of inline skates and get a second pair free for a friend.
    4. Sponsored by: REC Outdoor Connection
  5. Sample the City & Volunteer Fair
    1. 9/4 at 10:30am-1pm
    2. Student Union Lawn
    3. Check out La Crosse area businesses and non-profit organizations as they promote their services right here on campus! Sample free food, pick up free product samples and coupons for future use, and get to know more about the La Crosse area community businesses and services. In the case of inclement weather, this event will be moved to Friday, September 6th.
    4. Sponsored by Campus Activities Board (CAB) and Leadership and Involvement Center
  6. Free Fitness Classes
    1. 9/4 at Various Times (Check Class Schedule for times.)
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. Rec Sports offers a variety of group exercise classes that meet all different types of interests, fitness levels and schedules. Bring your UWL ID!
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  7. LAX Fit
    1. 9/4 at Various Times (Download UWL REC App for details.)
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. LAXFit classes are a great way to get a total body functional circuit workout in just 30 minutes. These small group sessions are run by REC certified personal trainers.
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  8. Intro to Climbing
    1. 9/4 at 5-7pm
    2. REC Climbing Wall
    3. Check out the climbing wall at the REC. The sport of climbing provides mental and physical challenges. Our staff is here make your climbing experience fun. Bring your UWL ID!
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  9. IM Flag Football Combine
    1. 9/4 at 7-9pm
    2. Veteran’s Memorial Sports Complex-Football Turf
    3. Looking to join an intramural team? Come out and enter as a free agent at the IM Flag Football Combine. Test your skills at the 40 yard dash, 3-cone drill, broad jump, flag pulling drill, and quarterback challenge. Bring your UWL ID!
    4. Sponsored by: REC
Thursday, September 5 expanding section
  1. Drop-in Academic Advising
    1. 9/5 at 8am-4pm
    2. 1209 Centennial Hall
    3. Uncertain of your major or your fall classes? Stop by during drop-in hours and chat with an academic advisor.
    4. Sponsored by: Academic Advising Center & Career Services
  2. Intro to Fitness Center Tours
    1. 9/5 Anytime between 8am-6pm
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. Fitness Center tours include a brief equipment orientation, outline of services available, free workouts and Q&A. Everything you need to get started.
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  3. Rent One, Get One Free (Inline Skates Only)
    1. 9/5 at 10am-6pm
    2. REC Outdoor Connection
    3. The Outdoor Connection rents a wide variety of outdoor equipment to help you explore the great outdoors. Rent 1 pair of inline skates and get a second pair free for a friend.
    4. Sponsored by: REC Outdoor Connection
  4. Education Abroad 101
    1. 9/5 at 4-5pm
    2. 1140 Centennial Hall
    3. Join us for an Education Abroad 101 session today and learn about the many reasons why students should consider education abroad as a life changing opportunity!
    4. Sponsored by: International Education and Engagement
  5. Price is Right Game Night
    1. 9/5 at 5-7pm
    2. Student Union, Bluffs Rooms
    3. Come play games, eat delicious food, and learn the basics of managing your personal finances with the It Make$ Cents! Money Management Team. Game night provides FREE pizza and beverages. Variety of games include: Spin the Wheel, Pick ‘Em, Black Jack, Plinko, and our own Money Machine! Great prizes to be won in the end! Now it’s your chance to come on down!
    4. It Make$ Cents, Wellness and Health Advocacy Office, Scholarship Resource Center, Student Philanthropy Council
  6. CAB Night Life: Craft Night
    1. 9/5 at 6:30pm
    2. Entertainment Café, Student Union
    3. Come make crafts with CAB!
    4. Sponsored by: CAB
  7. Sorority Life: DONUT Miss Out!
    1. 9/5 at 7-9pm
    2. Student Union 3105
    3. Are you interested in what Sorority Life looks like on our campus? Come grab a donut and meet some of the women of Sorority Life! We are here to answer any questions you may have about joining one of the largest organizations on campus.
    4. Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life
  8. Theatre Thursday
    1. 9/5 at 7pm
    2. Student Union Movie Theatre
    3. Sponsored by: CAB
  9. Free Fitness Classes
    1. 9/5 at Various Times (Check Class Schedule for times.)
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. Rec Sports offers a variety of group exercise classes that meet all different types of interests, fitness levels and schedules. Bring your UWL ID!
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  10. LAX Fit
    1. 9/5 at Various Times (Download UWL REC App for details.)
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. LAXFit classes are a great way to get a total body functional circuit workout in just 30 minutes. These small group sessions are run by REC certified personal trainers.
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  11. Intro to Strength Training
    1. 9/5 at Various Times (Download UWL REC App for details.)
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. This hands on workshop will provide a safe and encouraging environment to grow your understanding of effective strength training and how to get started. Equipment covered: barbells, dumbells, kettlebells, medballs and bands.
    4. Sponsored by: REC
Friday, September 6 expanding section
  1. Drop-in Academic Advising
    1. 9/6 at 8am-4pm
    2. 1209 Centennial Hall
    3. Uncertain of your major or your fall classes? Stop by during drop-in hours and chat with an academic advisor.
    4. Sponsored by: Academic Advising Center & Career Services
  2. Intro to Fitness Center Tours
    1. 9/6 Anytime between 8am-6pm
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. Fitness Center tours include a brief equipment orientation, outline of services available, free workouts and Q&A. Everything you need to get started.
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  3. Rent One, Get One Free (Inline Skates Only)
    1. 9/6 at 10am-6pm
    2. REC Outdoor Connection
    3. The Outdoor Connection rents a wide variety of outdoor equipment to help you explore the great outdoors. Rent 1 pair of inline skates and get a second pair free for a friend.
    4. Sponsored by: REC Outdoor Connection
  4. Welcome Bash
    1. 9/6 at 6-10pm
    2. Student Union Lawn
    3. Come out to the Union Lawn to enjoy Live Music and a DJ hosted by CAB, Inflatables Slides, Carnival Games, Snacks, and FREE Prizes!
    4. Fraternity and Sorority Life and Campus Activities Board
  5. Swing Dance
    1. 9/6 at 6-10pm
    2. Hoeschler Clocktower
    3. What better way to start of the school year and meet new people than with dancing?! Come experience the fun and joy of dancing and learning a cool new skill! We are a student-led group teaching a beginner lesson followed by free dancing to bust out your moves. No experience or partner needed!
    4. Sponsored by: Swing Dance Club
  6. Free Movie Friday
    1. 9/6 at 7pm and 9:30pm
    2. Student Union Movie Theatre
    3. Sponsored by: CAB
  7. Free Fitness Classes
    1. 9/6 at Various Times (Check Class Schedule for times.)
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. Rec Sports offers a variety of group exercise classes that meet all different types of interests, fitness levels and schedules. Bring your UWL ID!
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  8. LAX Fit
    1. 9/6 at Various Times (Download UWL REC App for details.)
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. LAXFit classes are a great way to get a total body functional circuit workout in just 30 minutes. These small group sessions are run by REC certified personal trainers.
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  9. Intro to Strength Training
    1. 9/6 at Various Times (Download UWL REC App for details.)
    2. REC Fitness Center
    3. This hands on workshop will provide a safe and encouraging environment to grow your understanding of effective strength training and how to get started. Equipment covered: barbells, dumbells, kettlebells, medballs and bands.
    4. Sponsored by: REC
Saturday, September 7 expanding section
  1. UWL Women’s Tennis vs. Winona State
    1. 9/7 at 9am
    2. UWL Tennis Courts
    3. Come cheer on UWL Athletics!
    4. Sponsored by: UWL Athletics
  2. First-Year Tailgate
    1. 9/7 at 11am-1pm
    2. Student Union Lawn
    3. Celebrate the First Football game of the season at the First Year Tailgate! Enjoy Burgers, Brats, and other classic tailgate food as well as yard games, and FREE Prizes! After the Tailgate head over to the Veterans Memorial Stadium where the UWL Eagles will take on Concordia College!
    4. Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life
  3. Sandblast
    1. 9/7 at 11am
    2. Sand Volleyball Courts
    3. Have some fun in the sun playing volleyball on the sand volleyball courts. Only $10 per team. Register on Imleagues. Bring your UWL ID!
    4. Sponsored by: REC
  4. UWL Football vs. Concordia College
    1. 9/7 at 1pm
    2. Veteran’s Memorial Field
    3. Come cheer on UWL Athletics!
    4. Sponsored by: UWL Athletics
  5. UWL Women’s Tennis vs. UW-Oshkosh
    1. 9/7 at 3pm
    2. UWL Tennis Courts
    3. Come cheer on UWL Athletics!
    4. Sponsored by: UWL Athletics
Sunday, September 8 expanding section

There are currently no events scheduled for this date.

Monday, September 9 expanding section
  1. Drop-in Academic Advising
    1. 9/9 at 8am-4pm
    2. 1209 Centennial Hall
    3. Uncertain of your major or your fall classes? Stop by during drop-in hours and chat with an academic advisor.
    4. Sponsored by: Academic Advising Center & Career Services
  2. IMC! Scholarship Bingo
    1. 9/9 at 6-7pm
    2. Student Union, Entertainment Café
    3. It's BINGO time! Grab a seat and a bingo card and get ready to learn how to manage your finances with the IMC! Team! Great prizes to be won and a priceless learning opportunity!
    4. It Make$ Cents, Scholarship Resource Center
  3. Awareness Through Performance (ATP) Encore Performance
    1. 9/9 at 7pm
    2. Student Union, Bluffs Rooms
    3. Come check out the encore show! UWL students promote awareness around social justice and diversity by writing their own skits, spoken word, dances, scenes and sharing them with the campus community in this performance.
    4. Campus Climate
  4. Sorority Life Info Session
    1. 9/9 at 7pm
    2. Union 3310
    3. Curious about Sorority Life? Come to this zero obligation event to learn what we are all about and what it means to "go through recruitment." You'll also get to meet some of the women that comprise one of the largest organizations on campus!
    4. Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life
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Tuesday, September 10 expanding section
  1. Adulting Speed Skills
    1. 9/10 at 1-4pm
    2. Student Union, Bluffs Rooms
    3. Do you feel like there's some days where it's just too hard to be an adult? Want to develop some life skills that will help you succeed in college and beyond? Come to the Adulting Speed Skills Event on Tuesday, September 10th from 1-4 pm at the Bluffs Rooms in the Student Union to learn how to budget, do laundry, understand food labels, cope with daily stressors, master phone calls and emails with professors and employers, and lots more! You'll also have the opportunity to meet different offices across campus that will help you during your time at UWL. Hope to see you there!
    4. Sponsored by: Wellness and Health Advocacy, New Student and Family Programs, Residence Life, Chartwells, It Make$ Cents, Scholarship Resource Center, Student Health Center, Rec Sports, Violence Prevention, Academic Advising, Campus Activities Board, Counseling and Testing, Human Resources, and Career Services.
  2. Study Skills Workshop
    1. 9/10 at 3:00pm
    2. 2140 Centennial
    3. Are you looking for ideas about how to study or how to get you work done in a more timely and organized fashion? This workshop will give you tips and ideas that you can try that may make doing those big projects a little less overbearing or getting your day to day assignments done a little bit easier.
    4. Sponsored by: Student Support Services
  3. LGBTQ+ Welcome Social
    1. 9/10 at 5pm
    2. Student Union 2110
    3. The Pride Center invites you to our annual welcome social!! All new and returning students faculty and staff are welcome to attend!! Come see what the Pride Center has planned for the year and the services we offer. Meet the executives of Rainbow Unity and Transform and learn how you can get involved. Social begins at 5:00 pm with a small program beginning at 5:30 pm.
    4. Sponsored by: The Pride Center
  4. Learn S’more about Sorority Life!
    1. 9/10 at 7-9pm
    2. Student Union 3105
    3. Roast your own marshmallow and find out what it means to be a part of a sorority at UWL! Meet many sorority women and get all your questions answered.
    4. Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life
Wednesday, September 11 expanding section
  1. Involvement Fest
    1. 9/11 at 11am-3pm
    2. Student Union Lawn (Rain Location: The Bluffs)
    3. Involvement Fest is a campus classic open to all students. Take the first steps to becoming involved at UWL by connecting with more than 100 campus and community organizations!
    4. Sponsored by: The Leadership and Involvement Center
  2. Sorority Life Info Session
    1. 9/11 at 4pm
    2. Union 3310
    3. Curious about Sorority Life? Come to this zero obligation event to learn what we are all about and what it means to "go through recruitment." You'll also get to meet some of the women that comprise one of the largest organizations on campus.
    4. Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life
  3. UWL Women’s Soccer vs. St. Catherine University
    1. 9/11 at 7pm
    2. Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex
    3. Come cheer on UWL Athletics!
    4. Sponsored by: UWL Athletics
Thursday, September 12 expanding section
  1. Education Abroad 101
    1. 9/12 at 4-5pm
    2. 1140 Centennial Hall
    3. Join us for an Education Abroad 101 session today and learn about the many reasons why students should consider education abroad as a life changing opportunity!
    4. Sponsored by: International Education and Engagement
  2. Student Support Services Orientation
    1. 9/12 at 4pm
    2. Hall of Nations, Centennial Hall
    3. New Student Orientation for Student Support Services
    4. Sponsored by: Student Support Services
  3. Sorority Life Info Session
    1. 9/12 at 6pm
    2. Union 3310
    3. Curious about Sorority Life? Come to this zero obligation event to learn what we are all about and what it means to "go through recruitment." You'll also get to meet some of the women that comprise one of the largest organizations on campus!
    4. Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life
  4. Theatre Thursday
    1. 9/5 at 7pm
    2. Student Union Movie Theatre
  5. UWL Women’s Volleyball vs. Viterbo
    1. 9/12 at 7pm
    2. Mitchell Hall
    3. Come cheer on UWL Athletics!
    4. Sponsored by: UWL Athletics
  6. Cru Weekly Meeting
    1. 9/12 at 8pm
    2. Graff Main Hall 260
    3. Ice Cream Social to follow at the Gazebo by Wing Technology Center
    4. Sponsored by: Cru
Friday, September 13 expanding section
  1. Bean Bag Tournament
    1. 9/13 at 3:30pm
    2. Union Lawn
    3. Registration at 3:30pm and game play starting at 4pm.  Hot dogs and s'mores for dinner/dessert.  All are welcome to sign up and play!
    4. Sponsored by: Cru
  2. Swing Dance
    1. 9/13 at 6-10pm
    2. Hoeschler Clocktower
    3. What better way to start of the school year and meet new people than with dancing?! Come experience the fun and joy of dancing and learning a cool new skill! We are a student-led group teaching a beginner lesson followed by free dancing to bust out your moves. No experience or partner needed!
    4. Sponsored by: Swing Dance Club
  3. Free Movie Friday
    1. 9/6 at 7pm and 9:30pm
    2. Student Union Movie Theatre
    3. Sponsored by: CAB
  4. Charlie Berens “Oh My Gosh” Tour
    1. 9/13 at 7:30pm
    2. Student Union, The Bluffs Rooms
    3. Charlie Berens, famous for the Manitowoc Minute, will be coming to La Crosse!
    4. Sponsored by: CAB
Saturday, September 14 expanding section
  1. UWL Women’s Tennis vs. UW-Whitewater
    1. 9/14 at 10am
    2. UWL Tennis Courts
    3. Come cheer on UWL Athletics!
    4. Sponsored by: UWL Athletics
  2. UWL Football vs. Illinois Wesleyan
    1. 9/14 at 1pm
    2. Veterans Memorial Field
    3. Come cheer on UWL Athletics!
    4. Sponsored by: UWL Athletics