Saturday, August 26, 2017

Please check back often for updates.

8:00 am-
7:00 pm
Returning Student Check-In
Campus Change Student Check-In
Transfer Student Check-In 
Across Campus
7:00 am-
9:00 am
Breakfast  North, South and Putnam
9:00 am Meet with Your WOW Leader
Meet up with your WOW group to make your way over to the Great Lawn to participate in this annual tradition!
Check with your WOW Leader
9:00 am Commuter Students Meet with Your WOW Leader

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
9:30 am
Class Photo 

The Class of 2021 will gather for its official photo.

The Great Lawn (Rain Location: Shenkman)
Immediately following class photo InterACT Performance


Protect our Pack: Bystander Intervention Training

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Student Union Theatre, Laurel Hall 102
12:00 pm-
1:30 pm
Brunch with your WOW Group/InterAct Debrief   Whitney, South, Putnam, Northwest, North, McMahon, Gelfenbien Commons, and SU Food Court
12:00 pm-

1:30 pm

New Commuter Lunch and Learn

 

Student Union Room 304B
1:30 pm-
3:00 pm
Campus Tours 

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!

Across Campus
3:00 pm-
5:00 pm
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
3:00 pm-

4:00 pm

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:

  • Women in STEM (WiS) Mentoring Program
  • Violence Against Women Prevention Program (VAWPP)
  • The Men’s Project
  • Greeks Against Sexual Assault
  • Between Women
  • Program and event planning on various topics including Body Image, Media Literacy, Herstory, Civic Engagement, Pay Equity and more!
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
4:00 pm-
8:00 pm
UConn Bookstore Freshmen VIP Event 

We will have the mascots, Blaze Pizza, raffles, discounts and more

UConn Bookstore
4:15 pm-
7:15 pm
Dinner  Whitney, South, Putnam, Northwest, North, McMahon, Gelfenbien Commons, and SU Food Court
4:30 pm-
6:30 pm
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

Alumni Center
5:30 pm-

6:30 pm

Commuter Student Dinner 

 

Northwest Dining Hall
6:30 pm-
8:00 pm
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
8:00 pm- 12:00 am SUBOG Block Party

DJ dance party, novelties, food trucks, giveaways and 1000s of your closest friends

UConn Recreational Services will also be here with games & prizes

Sponsored by The Student Union Board of Governors (SUBOG)

Fairfield Way