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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

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

Student Union Ballroom

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 and Ice Cream Social Event

Join the rest of your peers for some Dairy Bar ice cream and then head over ot the Student Union for UConn Late Night!

Sponsored by Undergraduate Student Government

Fairfield Way/Student Union

Following Convocation

until midnight

UConn Late Night

Join the rest of your peers for some Dairy Bar ice cream and then head over to the Student Union for 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 8pm on 8/26; visit 8 designated locations between 8pm and 11pm. Return your completed card back to the Student Union Information Desk by 11pm on 8/28.  You can win a portion of your Fall 2016 Books paid for!

Sponsored by the Department of Student Activities

Student Union



Recovery Community Meet and Greet

The mission of the UConn Recovery Community (URC) is to provide an environment that is supportive to the therapeutic and educational needs of students recovering from addiction. The URC provides support through community building, social support, academic support, substance free activities, advocacy, outreach, and creating greater opportunities to access resources and services available on campus. The URC is inclusive of all students seeking to recover from addictive behaviors and values the personal dignity of each member.

Sponsored by UConn Recovery Community

Student Union Room 303