2017 Transfer/Campus Change Schedule

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Here is a look at the 2016 Schedule. Please check often for updates.

8:00am 7:00pm

Returning Student Check-In
Campus Change Student Check-In
Transfer Student Check-In

2:00pm 3:00pm

New Transfer & Campus Change Student Reception

Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and Transfers Admissions

Student Union Room 303

4:15pm 7:15pm


Whitney, Buckley, South, Putnam, Northwest, North, McMahon and Gelfenbien Commons

4:30pm 6:30pm

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 special class of 2020 celebration with free food and giveaways! Sponsored by the Student Alumni Association.

Sponsored by the Student Alumni Association

Alumni Center

6:00pm 9:00pm

Rainbow Center Involvement Fair

Attendees will discover the various ways to get involved with the Rainbow Center as a volunteer, staff and/or participant.

Rainbow Center 403 Student Union

7:00pm 8:30pm

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 introduce themselves and socialize with other first year students in the program. The social will be an opportunity to engage in both social and interactive icebreakers to begin facilitating connections.

PRLACC, Student Union 437

8:30pm 9:30pm

Recovery Community

Welcome to any student curious about exploring addiction and understanding recovery. The URC is a space where students learn to integrate the principles of recovery into daily life, take part in fun, sober activities, and be part of a community of support. Come learn more about the URC and an environment that is supportive to the therapeutic and educational needs of students recovering from addiction.

Sponsored by Wellness & Prevention Services

Student Union Room 303

8:00pm Midnight

SUBOG Block Party

Live music, novelties, food, giveaways and a D J dance party.

Sponsored by the Student Union Board of Governors (SUBOG)
UConn Recreational Services will also be here with games and prizes

Fairfield Way


Sunday, August 27, 2017

Here is a look at the 2016 Schedule. Please check often for updates.

8:00am 9:30pm

Full Breakfast

Learning community students should plan to eat at this time

South and Putnam


Learning Community Kick Off

All Learning Community students gather for the annual Husky WOW Learning Community Kickoff. This Learning Community tradition provides students with a great opportunity to meet students in other communities. At this event there will be guest speakers, fun games, prizes and music!

For more information on UConn’s Learning Communities, please visit http://lc.uconn.edu

First-year Honors students will not attend this event but should report to Gampel at noon.

Gampel Pavilion



Whitney, Buckley, South, McMahon, Putnam, Northwest, North and Gelfenbien Commons

12:00pm 2:30pm

Starting your Academic Career

Opening Speaker- Noor Tagouri

This program is made possible through the generous support of the Parents Fund.

Meeting with School/College Dean, Department Heads

Gampel Pavilion


Honors Reception

Meet new incoming Honors students, leaders of Honors student organizations and Honors staff in a casual atmosphere with snacks

Student Union Terrace (Rain Location: Shippee Pequot Room)


Walking Tour for Transfer and Campus Change Students

Meet at the Husky Dog near Gampel

3:30pm 5:00pm

Rainbow Center – Fostering Academics, Maturity, Independence, Leadership, Empowerment & Excellence (F.A.M.I.L.E.E) Mentoring Program Info Session

Learn more about the Rainbow Center’s Mentoring program, and how to apply to be a mentee.

Rainbow Center 403 Student Union


Asiantation Kick-Off Dinner

This dinner is for freshmen and new transfer students who have signed up to be part of the Asiantation Mentoring Program (AMP).

Student Union Ballroom 330/331

4:00pm 7:00pm

AACC Welcome Back Pizza and Game Night

This event welcomes incoming freshman and transfer students. You will be provided the opportunity to meet upperclassmen and the Director of the AACC. It also allowed for students to sign up for the AACC P.A²S.S. Program. Find out what the upcoming AACC events for the year. This event was a great way for all students to mix and mingle and get to know each other and the Center.

African American Cultural Center, Student Union, Room 407

4:00pm 7:00pm

M.E.T.A.S Mentoring 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, activities, and an involvement fair.

Check-in begins at 4pm.

S.U. 304ABC

4:15pm 7:15pm


Whitney, Buckley, South, McMahon, Putnam, Northwest, North & Gelfenbien Commons


Men’s Soccer vs Nebraska-Omaha –
“Transfer Students & Campus Change Night”

Welcome transfer and campus change students! If you have come to UConn Storrs from an UConn Regional Campus, or from another college or university, welcome! For all transfers who attend the game, they will receive a free UConn Soccer scarf at Gate 1, and will be welcomed and recognized at halftime.

Joseph J. Morrone Stadium


SUBOG Comedy Show!

Doors will open at 7pm and the show will begin at 8pm.

Tickets are free to students and will be distributed during the days prior to the event.

www.subog.uconn.edu for more information!

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts