Thank You!

Thank you for joining us for Winter Week of Welcome (WOW) this spring. We look forward to sharing the 2024 schedule next year. In the meantime, you can take a peek at the types of events and activities you can expect!

Winter Week of Welcome (WOW) is our celebration of spring semester for all new and returning students! The programs and events during WOW allow you to connect with peers, faculty, staff, campus departments, and community organizations. 

Time Event Description Location
5 p.m.-7 p.m.

New Spring 2023 Incoming First Year & Transfer Social

Are you a new first-year or transfer student for the Spring 2023 semester? 

Come to our social to get to meet other new students. Feel free to bring your UWL friends.

Stop by for some cider, hot chocolate, and brownies! 

Sponsored by: New Student and Family Programs

3310 Student Union

 

Time Event Description Location

View the spring 2023 class schedule

Group Fitness Free Week

Do you want to be part of a welcoming, encouraging and fun fitness community? Try any group fitness class during free week to see if it's right for you!

No membership needed. Try before you buy!

Sponsored by: Rec Sports

Recreational Eagle Center

Ongoing

Campus Crawl

UWL students will have two weeks to submit their walk-a-thon entries for a chance to win one of 10 available prizes!

Walk-a-thon entries include screenshots of daily step counts (no minimum quantity required) and photographs at participating locations.

Sponsored by: Wellness & Health Advocacy

View the Wellness & Health Advocacy website to read more on how to enter, rules, and submissions.

8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Drop-in Academic Advising

Uncertain of your major or your fall classes? Stop by during drop-in hours and chat with an academic advisor. 

Sponsored by: Academic Advising Center & Career Services

1209 Centennial Hall

Ongoing

Group Fitness Early Bird Special

Purchase your unlimited semester group fitness membership for a discounted price from Monday, January 23rd through Saturday, January 28th.

Sponsored by: Rec Sports

Visit the REC info counter or click here to purchase your membership.

This is a great opportunity to explore!

  • UWL has over 200 student organizations to get involved with. MyOrgs is the virtual hub for all organizations on campus. Through MyOrgs, one can find organizations to join, create or attend events, and track involvement!
  • Volunteer! Ugetconnected matches prospective volunteers with service opportunities that fit your interest, skills, and availability.
  • Use Outdoor Connection -- rent some outdoor gear! Items include cross country skis, snowshoes, sleds, ice skates, and much more.
  • Explore the La Crosse area! Learn more about Mount La Crosse, sledding hills, and places to ice skate on the  Explore La Crosse winter sports website.
Time Event Description Location

View the spring 2023 class schedule

Group Fitness Free Week

Do you want to be part of a welcoming, encouraging and fun fitness community? Try any group fitness class during free week to see if it's right for you!

No membership needed. Try before you buy!

Sponsored by: Rec Sports

Recreational Eagle Center

Ongoing

Campus Crawl

UWL students will have two weeks to submit their walk-a-thon entries for a chance to win one of 10 available prizes!

Walk-a-thon entries include screenshots of daily step counts (no minimum quantity required) and photographs at participating locations.

Sponsored by: Wellness & Health Advocacy

View the Wellness & Health Advocacy website to read more on how to enter, rules, and submissions.

8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Drop-in Academic Advising

Uncertain of your major or your fall classes? Stop by during drop-in hours and chat with an academic advisor. 

Sponsored by: Academic Advising Center & Career Services

1209 Centennial Hall
Ongoing

Group Fitness Early Bird Special

Purchase your unlimited semester group fitness membership for a discounted price from Monday, January 23rd through Saturday, January 28th.

Sponsored by: Rec Sports

Visit the REC info counter or click here to purchase your membership.

This is a great opportunity to explore!

  • UWL has over 200 student organizations to get involved with. MyOrgs is the virtual hub for all organizations on campus. Through MyOrgs, one can find organizations to join, create or attend events, and track involvement!
  • Volunteer! Ugetconnected matches prospective volunteers with service opportunities that fit your interest, skills, and availability.
  • Use Outdoor Connection -- rent some outdoor gear! Items include cross country skis, snowshoes, sleds, ice skates, and much more.
  • Explore the La Crosse area! Learn more about Mount La Crosse, sledding hills, and places to ice skate on the  Explore La Crosse winter sports website.
Time Event Description Location

View the spring 2023 class schedule

Group Fitness Free Week

Do you want to be part of a welcoming, encouraging and fun fitness community? Try any group fitness class during free week to see if it's right for you!

No membership needed. Try before you buy!

Sponsored by: Rec Sports

Recreational Eagle Center

Ongoing

Campus Crawl

UWL students will have two weeks to submit their walk-a-thon entries for a chance to win one of 10 available prizes!

Walk-a-thon entries include screenshots of daily step counts (no minimum quantity required) and photographs at participating locations.

Sponsored by: Wellness & Health Advocacy

View the Wellness & Health Advocacy website to read more on how to enter, rules, and submissions.

8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Drop-in Academic Advising 

Uncertain of your major or your fall classes? Stop by during drop-in hours and chat with an academic advisor. 

Sponsored by: Academic Advising Center & Career Services 

1209 Centennial Hall
6:30 p.m.

Bob Ross Night

Sponsored by: CAB and Interfraternity Council

Entertainment Cafe, Student Union

7 p.m.

Men's Basketball vs UW- Whitewater

Show your Eagle Spirit!

Sponsored by: Athletics

Mitchell Hall

7 p.m.

Women's Basketball vs UW-Whitewater

Show your Eagle Spirit!

Sponsored by: Athletics

 

Kachel Gymnasium in Williams Center

Ongoing

Group Fitness Early Bird Special

Purchase your unlimited semester group fitness membership for a discounted price from Monday, January 23rd through Saturday, January 28th.

Sponsored by: Rec Sports

Visit the REC info counter or click here to purchase your membership.

 

Time Event Description Location

View the spring 2023 class schedule

Group Fitness Free Week

Do you want to be part of a welcoming, encouraging and fun fitness community? Try any group fitness class during free week to see if it's right for you!

No membership needed. Try before you buy!

Sponsored by: Rec Sports

Recreational Eagle Center

Ongoing

Campus Crawl

UWL students will have two weeks to submit their walk-a-thon entries for a chance to win one of 10 available prizes!

Walk-a-thon entries include screenshots of daily step counts (no minimum quantity required) and photographs at participating locations.

Sponsored by: Wellness & Health Advocacy

View the Wellness & Health Advocacy website to read more on how to enter, rules, and submissions.

8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Drop-in Academic Advising

Uncertain of your major or your fall classes? Stop by during drop-in hours and chat with an academic advisor. 

Sponsored by: Academic Advising Center & Career Services

1209 Centennial Hall
11 a.m.-12 p.m. Recycling 101

Sponsored by: Center for Transformative Justice and Sustainability 

Hall of Nations, 1300 Centennial Hall

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Self-Care Trivia

Self-care versus self-soothing trivia!

Sponsored by: Wellness & Health Advocacy and Counseling and Testing

1st floor, Student Union

5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

Coloring Book Night

Sponsored by: Interfraternity Council 

Entertainment Cafe, Student Union

7 p.m.

Free Movie Thursday (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) 

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: CAB

Student Union Theater

Ongoing

Group Fitness Early Bird Special

Purchase your unlimited semester group fitness membership for a discounted price from Monday, January 23rd through Saturday, January 28th.

Sponsored by: Rec Sports

Visit the REC info counter or click here to purchase your membership.

 

Time Event Description Location

View the spring 2023 class schedule

Group Fitness Free Week

Do you want to be part of a welcoming, encouraging and fun fitness community? Try any group fitness class during free week to see if it's right for you!

No membership needed. Try before you buy!

Sponsored by: Rec Sports

Recreational Eagle Center

Ongoing

Campus Crawl

UWL students will have two weeks to submit their walk-a-thon entries for a chance to win one of 10 available prizes!

Walk-a-thon entries include screenshots of daily step counts (no minimum quantity required) and photographs at participating locations.

Sponsored by: Wellness & Health Advocacy

View the Wellness & Health Advocacy website to read more on how to enter, rules, and submissions.

8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Drop-in Academic Advising

Uncertain of your major or your fall classes? Stop by during drop-in hours and chat with an academic advisor. 

Sponsored by: Academic Advising Center & Career Services

1209 Centennial Hall

11 a.m. 

Men's Track and Field vs UW-Whitewater

Show your Eagle Sprit!

Sponsored by: Athletics

UW-Whitewater

1 p.m.

Women's Track and Field at UW-Whitewater Pentathlon

Show your Eagle Spirit!

Sponsored by: Athletics

UW-Whitewater

3:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

Escape Room: The Philosopher

Sign up with a group of friends or make new friends as you work together!

Sign up here.

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board and New Student and Family Programs

Student Union

3:45 p.m-7:15 p.m.

Escape Room: Totally Tubular 80s Party

Sign up with a group of friends or make new friends as you work together!

Sign up here.

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board and New Student and Family Programs

 

Student Union

5 p.m.

Free Movie Friday (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) 

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: CAB

Student Union Theater

8 p.m.

Free Movie Friday (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) 

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: CAB

Student Union Theater

Ongoing

Group Fitness Early Bird Special

Purchase your unlimited semester group fitness membership for a discounted price from Monday, January 23rd through Saturday, January 28th.

Sponsored by: Rec Sports

Visit the REC info counter or click here to purchase your membership.

 

Time Event Description Location

View the spring 2023 class schedule

Group Fitness Free Week

Do you want to be part of a welcoming, encouraging and fun fitness community? Try any group fitness class during free week to see if it's right for you!

No membership needed. Try before you buy!

Sponsored by: Rec Sports

Recreational Eagle Center

Ongoing

Campus Crawl

UWL students will have two weeks to submit their walk-a-thon entries for a chance to win one of 10 available prizes!

Walk-a-thon entries include screenshots of daily step counts (no minimum quantity required) and photographs at participating locations.

Sponsored by: Wellness & Health Advocacy

View the Wellness & Health Advocacy website to read more on how to enter, rules, and submissions.

Ongoing

Group Fitness Early Bird Special

Purchase your unlimited semester group fitness membership for a discounted price from Monday, January 23rd through Saturday, January 28th.

Sponsored by: Rec Sports

Visit the REC info counter or click here to purchase your membership.

9 a.m.

Men's Track and Field vs UW-Whitewater

Show your Eagle Sprit!

Sponsored by: Athletics

UW-Whitewater

11 am

Women's Track and Field at UW-Whitewater Warhawk Classic

Show your Eagle Spirit!

Sponsored by: Athletics

UW-Whitewater

1 p.m.

Men's Swimming at UW-Stevens Point

Show your Eagle Spirit!

Sponsored by: Athletics

UWSP Aquatics Center

1 p.m.

Women's Swimming at UW-Stevens Point

Show your Eagle Spirit!

Sponsored by: Athletics

 

UWSP Aquatics Center

4 p.m.

Free Movie Saturday (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) 

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: CAB

Student Union Theater

7 p.m.

Free Movie Saturday (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever) 

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: CAB

Student Union Theater

 

Time Event Description Location

Ongoing

Campus Crawl

UWL students will have two weeks to submit their walk-a-thon entries for a chance to win one of 10 available prizes!

Walk-a-thon entries include screenshots of daily step counts (no minimum quantity required) and photographs at participating locations.

Sponsored by: Wellness & Health Advocacy

View the Wellness & Health Advocacy website to read more on how to enter, rules, and submissions.

2 p.m.

Wrestling vs Augsburg University

Show your Eagle Spirit!

Sponsored by: Athletics

Si Melby Hall

Minneapolis, MN

Watch online.

4:30 p.m.

Men's Tennis vs Carleton College

Show your Eagle Spirit!

Sponsored by: Athletics

Winona Tennis Center

Winona, MN

 

Time Event Description Location

Ongoing

Campus Crawl

UWL students will have two weeks to submit their walk-a-thon entries for a chance to win one of 10 available prizes!

Walk-a-thon entries include screenshots of daily step counts (no minimum quantity required) and photographs at participating locations.

Sponsored by: Wellness & Health Advocacy

View the Wellness & Health Advocacy website to read more on how to enter, rules, and submissions.

This is a great opportunity to explore!

  • UWL has over 200 student organizations to get involved with. MyOrgs is the virtual hub for all organizations on campus. Through MyOrgs, one can find organizations to join, create or attend events, and track involvement!
  • Volunteer! Ugetconnected matches prospective volunteers with service opportunities that fit your interest, skills, and availability.
  • Use Outdoor Connection -- rent some outdoor gear! Items include cross country skis, snowshoes, sleds, ice skates, and much more.
  • Explore the La Crosse area! Learn more about Mount La Crosse, sledding hills, and places to ice skate on the  Explore La Crosse winter sports website.
Time Event

Description

Location

Ongoing

Campus Crawl

UWL students will have two weeks to submit their walk-a-thon entries for a chance to win one of 10 available prizes!

Walk-a-thon entries include screenshots of daily step counts (no minimum quantity required) and photographs at participating locations.

Sponsored by: Wellness & Health Advocacy

View the Wellness & Health Advocacy website to read more on how to enter, rules, and submissions.

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Involvement Fest

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 Student Organizations! 

Sponsored by: The Leadership and Involvement Center 

Student Union Bluffs

5 p.m.-5:45 p.m. UWL Foundation Scholarship Q&A
Students will be entered to win a $50 scholarship for attending. 

Sponsored by: Scholarship Resource Center and UWL Foundation

Student Union 3314

6 p.m. Spring Break, Spring Broke?

Student Union, 3110

Time Event Description Location

Ongoing

Campus Crawl

UWL students will have two weeks to submit their walk-a-thon entries for a chance to win one of 10 available prizes!

Walk-a-thon entries include screenshots of daily step counts (no minimum quantity required) and photographs at participating locations.

Sponsored by: Wellness & Health Advocacy

View the Wellness & Health Advocacy website to read more on how to enter, rules, and submissions.

3 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Button Making

Join Wellness & Health Advocacy and Violence Prevention for an afternoon craft - make your own button and grab some freebies from UWL's Violence Prevention Specialist and Coordinator of Student Wellness.

Student Union 3120

7 p.m. Men's Basketball vs UW-Platteville

Show your Eagle Spirit!

Sponsored by: Athletics

Watch online!

7 p.m. Women's Basketball vs UW-Platteville

Show your Eagle Spirit!

Sponsored by: Athletics

Mitchell Hall

 

Time Event Description Location

Ongoing 

*ends tomorrow Feb 3, 2023

Campus Crawl

UWL students will have two weeks to submit their walk-a-thon entries for a chance to win one of 10 available prizes!

Walk-a-thon entries include screenshots of daily step counts (no minimum quantity required) and photographs at participating locations.

Sponsored by: Wellness & Health Advocacy

View the Wellness & Health Advocacy website to read more on how to enter, rules, and submissions.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Self-Care Trivia

Self-care versus self-soothing trivia!

Sponsored by: Wellness & Health Advocacy and Counseling and Testing

1st floor, Student Union

This is a great opportunity to explore!

  • UWL has over 200 student organizations to get involved with. MyOrgs is the virtual hub for all organizations on campus. Through MyOrgs, one can find organizations to join, create or attend events, and track involvement!
  • Volunteer! Ugetconnected matches prospective volunteers with service opportunities that fit your interest, skills, and availability.
  • Use Outdoor Connection -- rent some outdoor gear! Items include cross country skis, snowshoes, sleds, ice skates, and much more.
  • Explore the La Crosse area! Learn more about Mount La Crosse, sledding hills, and places to ice skate on the  Explore La Crosse winter sports website.