Saturday, August 26, 2017
Please check often for updates.
|9:00am 9:15am||Commuter Students meet with your WOW Leaders
Meet up with your WOW group to make your way over to the Great Lawn to participate in this annual tradition!!
|Student Union Commuter Lounge (SU108)|
The class of 2021 gathers for its official photo.
|The Great Lawn, Rain Location- Shenkman|
|Immediately Following Class Photo||InterAct Performances
Protect our Pack: Bystander Intervention Training
|Jorgenson Center for the Performing Arts, Student Union Theatre, Laurel Hall 102
|12:00pm 1:30pm||New Commuter Lunch and Learn||
Student Union Room 304B
Join your WOW Leader in seeing all UConn has to offer. You will get to meet the people who run each area you will visit. It is your time to ask questions, get involved, figure out where your classes are, and explore some new spaces!
|3:00pm 5:00pm||Student Recreation Open House
Come and let our staff take you through one of the most popular spots on campus, with features that include basketball courts, racquetball courts, a climbing center, fitness and weight rooms and a pool. You will also be able to talk to staff regarding all the great programs that we offer, such as Bodywise fitness classes, Intramurals, club sports and our Outdoor.
|Student Recreation Facility Lobby|
|3:00pm||Get to Know Your Neighbors
|Student Union Mall
|4:00pm 6:00pm||Women’s Center Open House
Stop by the Women’s Center to see all that we do and ways you can get involved! Free ice cream from The Dairy Bar will be provided.
Learn more about:
|Student Union Room 421|
|4:00pm 6:00pm||Rainbow Center Open House
Stop by the Rainbow Center to see its various updates and to meet the new director! Learn about programming, resources, and various ways of involvement.
|Rainbow Center, Student Union Room 403|
|UConn Bookstore Freshmen VIP Event
We will have the mascots, Blaze Pizza, raffles, discounts and more
|Traditions Scavenger Hunt & Food Fest
Afraid of getting lost on your first day of classes? Want to learn more about our beautiful campus and its history? Join the Student Alumni Association WOW scavenger hunt! Make your way around UConn and learn fun facts behind many of our famous Husky landmarks for a chance to win prizes. The event will start and finish at the Alumni Center, where there will also be a celebration with free food and giveaways!
Sponsored by Student Alumni Association
|5:00pm 6:30pm||Commuter Student Dinner
|Northwest Dining Hall|
|6:30pm 8:00pm||PRLACC METAS-Mentees’ Social
The Social is for METAS (Mentoring, Educating & Training for Academic Success) mentees only, but if interested, please stop by. Participants will be able to meet & socialize with other first year and transfer students in the program.
|PRLACC, Student Union Room 438|
|7:00pm 8:30pm||Asian American Cultural Center’s (AsACC) Asiantation Mentoring Program (AMP) Mentees’ Reception
For new mentees in AMP to meet one another and learn more about the program
|Laurel Hall Room 101|
|8:00pm Midnight||SUBOG Block Party
Sunday, August 27, 2017
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|Meeting with School/College Dean, Department Heads
Student Union Theatre – Academic Center for Exploratory Students (ACES) – Pre-Teaching, Pre-Sport Management , Pre-Pharmacy, Exploratory Majors
Oak Hall 101 – College of Agriculture and Natural Resources & The Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture
ITE C80 – School of Business
Laurel Hall 102 – School of Engineering
Louis von der Mehden Recital Hall -School of Fine Arts Pizza Party
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts – College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Storrs Hall WW16 – School of Nursing
|1:00pm||Field Hockey vs. Northwestern
|The Sherman Family Complex|
|Following the Deans’ Meetings||Storrs Center Stroll
Be sure to head down to Storrs Center to check out all that these businesses have to offer! A variety of businesses will be offering special discounts and give-aways – you don’t want to miss out!
|Check with your WOW Leader for meeting locations|
|Following the Deans’ Meetings||Off Campus Trips
Need something? Take a bus trip to Walmart or the East Brook Mall. Feeling adventurous? Check out the Storrs Adventure Park.
|Tickets will be available. Ask your WOW Leader for more information|
|Native American Cultural Programs
|Student Union Room 416B|
|4:00pm 7:00pm||AACC Welcome Back Pizza and Game Night
This event welcomes all new huskies! The AACC Director, Dr. Willena Kimpson Price, will be there to greet new students, as will many of the Center’s returning students. Attendees will also have the opportunity to sign up for P.A2.S.S., the AACC’s peer mentoring program (UNIV 1820/2230). P.A2.S.S. is an important resource for students to help them truly thrive on campus, with support not only from classmates but also the resources provided from guest speakers, who are key members of UConn administration. We will also have information on upcoming AACC events and ways to get involved in the center. This gathering is a great way for all students to get to know each other and find out more about the AACC.
|African American Cultural Center, Student Union Room 407|
|Asiantation Kick-Off Dinner
The Welcoming event for new students who have signed up to participate in the Asiantation Mentoring Program
|Student Union Ballroom 330/331|
|4:00pm 8:00pm||METAS Mentoring Program Program Kick Off Event and Dinner
The kickoff is for all participants (mentors and mentees) in the METAS program. This event will be an opportunity for METAS participants to engage and socialize with others in the cohort through dinner and activities.
Check-in begins at 4pm.
|Student Union Rooms 304ABC|
|4:15pm 7:15pm||Dinner||Whitney, South, McMahon, Putnam, Northwest, North & Gelfenbien Commons, Union Street Market (points)
|8:30pm||SUBOG Comedy Show
Tickets are free to students and will be distributed during the days prior to the event. Doors will open at 7:30pm and the show will begin at 8:30pm.
subog.uconn.edu for more information!
Sponsored by The Student Union Board of Govenors (SUBOG)
|Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts|
Monday, August 28, 2017
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|7:00pm||Men’s Soccer vs. Quinnipiac
Come show your UConn Pride and cheer on your Huskies as they take on in-state rival Quinnipiac. The first 200 first year students in attendance will receive a free t-shirt! Student tickets are just $3 and can be purchased on gameday.