Welcome week schedule

2018 Welcome Week Schedule 

Tuesday, September 4 expanding section

7:30am-5:30pm - Life Saver Stations,  Hoeschler Clock Tower

Do you need help finding your classroom or building? Stop by the Life Saver Station and we will help you find your way!

Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life and First Year Experience

 

8am-4pm - Drop-in Academic Advising, 1140 Centennial Hall

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

 

6:00pm – Auditions for “The Laramie Project”, “Almost, Maine”, and “Enchanted April”, Toland Theatre

Auditions are open to all students!  Scripts are available for review at Murphy Library’s Reserve Desk.  For more information please see uwlax.edu/theatre-arts/current-students/auditions/

Sponsored by: Theatre Arts

Wednesday, September 5 expanding section

8am-4pm - Drop-in Academic Advising, 1140 Centennial Hall

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

 

10:00am-3:00pmPart-time Job Fair, The Bluffs,2nd floor, Student Union

Looking for a job? Both on and off-campus employers will be attending.

Sponsored by: Academic Advising Center & Career Services 

 

10:30am-1:00pm - Sample the City and Volunteer Fair, Student Union Lawn

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 7th.

Sponsored by Campus Activities Board (CAB) and Leadership and Involvement Center

 

4:45-5:45pm – Loose Change, Entertainment Café, Student Union

Come to the E-Café at the Student Union for great live music and financial knowledge!

Sponsored by: It Make$ Cents

Thursday, September 6 expanding section

 

8am-4:30pm - Drop-in Academic Advising, 1140 Centennial Hall

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

 

5:00-7:30pm - The Price is Right-style Game Night, The Bluffs, 2nd floor, Student Union

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.  Great prizes to be won in the end!

Sponsored by: It Make$ Cents! Money Management Center

 

5:00pm - Women's Soccer vs Carthage College (Wis.), Soccer Field, Veteran’s Memorial Field Complex

**Free admission with your student Eagle ID**

6:00pm1,2,3 Thursday, Entertainment Café, Lower Level, Student Union

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board (CAB)

 

Friday, September 7 expanding section

8am-4pm - Drop-in Academic Advising, 1140 Centennial Hall

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

 

11am-3pm - Get the Scoop on Greek Life, First Floor, Student Union

Come check out Greek Life on the first floor of the Student Union. Get a FREE scoop of ice cream and your pick of toppings at the sundae bar. Chat with us about questions regarding recruitment or just to meet some friendly faces.

Sponsored by: Fraternity & Sorority Life

 

12-5pm – Greek Life Block Party, Eagle Field

Spend your first Friday of the school year with the coolest people in town... Greek Life! Snacks, inflatables, yard games, and more! 

Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life

 

7:00pm – Free Movie Fridays, Student Union Movie Theatre

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board (CAB)

 

9:30pm – Free Movie Fridays, Student Union Movie Theatre

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board (CAB)

 

9:30pm-12:00am – Throwback Time Machine, The Bluffs, 2nd floor, Student Union

DJ Dance Party

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board (CAB)

 

 

Saturday, September 8 expanding section

11am – 6pm – Pride in the Park, Riverside Park

Everyone is welcome to attend the City of La Crosse's annual Pride event.  This event is free and open to the public. There will be entertainment, food, and lots of organizations that support the LGBTQ+ community.  Come on down and say hello to the Pride Center!!!   

Sponsored by: Seven Rivers LGBTQ Connection and the Pride Center

 

1pm – Women’s Soccer, Soccer Field, Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex

Free admission with your student Eagle ID!

 

7:30pm – “Hair” Encore Performance, Toland Theatre

Tickets can be purchased online, in person, or by phone.  Tickets are $15 for UWL students.  Please see uwlax.edu/theatre-arts/ for more information.

Sponsored by: Theatre Arts

Sunday, September 9 expanding section

9am – Women’s Tennis, Tennis Courts, Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex

Free admission with your student Eagle ID!

 

2:00pm – “Hair” Encore Performance, Toland Theatre

Tickets can be purchased online, in person, or by phone.  Tickets are $15 for UWL students.  Please see uwlax.edu/theatre-arts/ for more information.

Sponsored by: Theatre Arts

 

3pm – Women’s Soccer, Soccer Field, Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex

Free admission with your student Eagle ID!

 

3pm – Women’s Tennis, Tennis Courts, Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex

Free admission with your student Eagle ID!

Monday, September 10 expanding section

8am-4pm - Drop-in Academic Advising, 1140 Centennial Hall

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

 

7:00-9:30pm - Sorority Life Information Session, Student Union Movie Theatre

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 make up UWL's sorority life.

Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life

Tuesday, September 11 expanding section

4:45-5:45pm – Loose Change, Entertainment Café, Student Union

Come to the E-Café at the Student Union for great live music and financial knowledge!

Sponsored by: It Make$ Cents

 

5-6:30pm – LGBTQ+ Welcome Social, 2130 Student Union

The Pride Center welcomes all LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff to come together and celebrate the beginning of the semester.  The festivities begin at 5:00 pm with a short program beginning at 5:30. Come for the food, stay for the opportunity to meet new friends, and meet faculty and staff who are here to support you!!! 

Sponsored by: The Pride Center

 

7-9pm – Learn S’more about Greek Life, 3105 Student Union

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. 

Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life

Wednesday, September 12 expanding section

11:00am-3:00pm - Involvement Fest, Student Union Lawn– Rain Site: The Bluffs, 2nd floor, Student Union

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!

Sponsored by: The COVE

 

6:00-7:00pm – Fraud and Financial Crimes, 3314 Student Union

UWL Campus Police will show you the ways in which to keep your personal identity safe and secure while living in close proximity to others on/off campus. Learn current theft trends/scams and how to protect your information and yourself. Review steps to take if you become a victim.  Free pizza and soda!

Sponsored by: It Make$ Cents! And University Police

 

6:00pm – WING-O, Entertainment Café, Student Union

Wings and BINGO

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board and University Dining Chartwell’s

 

7:00-9:30pm - Sorority Life Information Session, Student Union Movie Theatre

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 make up UWL's sorority life.

Sponsored by: Fraternity and Sorority Life

Thursday, September 13 expanding section

6:00pm – CAB Night Live: Craft Night, Entertainment Café, Student Union

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board (CAB)

 

7:30pm – Theater Thursday, Student Union Movie Theatre

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board (CAB)

Friday, September 14 expanding section

6:30pm – CAB Fall2K18 Concert, Recreational Eagle Center (REC)

Doors open at 6:30pm

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board (CAB)

 

7:00pm – Free Movie Fridays, Student Union Movie Theatre

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board (CAB)

 

9:30pm – Free Movie Fridays, Student Union Movie Theatre

Sponsored by: Campus Activities Board (CAB)