Friday, August 25, 2017

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7:00 am

4:00 pm

First Year Student Move In

Across Campus

10:00 am

4:00 pm

Welcome Tents

Fairfield Way

11:30 am

1:30 pm


Visit the Food Court in the Student Union for lunch or see the dining hall locations that are open!

Union Street Market or the Quick Service Restaurants or, Putnam, Northwest, Gelfenbien Commons or South Dining Facilities

1:00 pm

Field Hockey vs. Stanford

3:00 pm

4:00 pm


UConn Parents Reception

Parents are invited to take a break and join President Susan Herbst, Vice President of Student Affairs Michael Gilbert and other members of the Student Affairs staff at this informal reception.

The event will include refreshments, a brief speaking program and will provide parents the opportunity to ask questions.

Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs

The Alumni Center

4:00 pm

Time to say, “Goodbye”

4:00 pm

5:30 pm

Dinner in the Dining Halls

The Department of Dining Services will be hosting a “Husky Welcome” dinner held in all of the Residential Dining units. Meal plans will be active with this meal.

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

5:45 pm

6:30 pm

Residential Life First Community Meetings

Residence Hall Areas

6:30 pm

7:30 pm


 First Year Students Meet with your WOW Group

WOW Leaders will meet new students outside of their Residential areas. You will go to Convocation together.

Residence Hall Areas

7:45 pm

Torch Lighting Convocation Ceremony

Student Union Mall (Rain Location: Gampel Pavilion)

Following Convocation

UConn Late Night

Don’t Miss out on Late Night: It All Begins Here – UConn Late Night’s kick-off event for the semester! There will be food, bamboo give-a-aways, mini-golf and a ton more. You’ve got to check out Headphone Disco – this annual tradition is tons of fun – experience two DJs in one room! Be sure to swing by Late Night: It All Begins Here to find out what all the hype is!

Pick up a scavenger hunt card at the Student Union Information Desk at 8:00pm on 8/27; visit the designated locations between 8:00 p.m. and 11:00pm. Return your completed card back to the Student Union. Two lucky students will win!

Sponsored by the Department of Student Activities

Student Union