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Sunday, August 27, 2017

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8:00 am

7:00 pm

Returning Student Check-In

Campus Change Student Check-In

Transfer Student Check-In

8:00 am

9:30 am

Full Breakfast

Learning Community students should plan to eat at this time.

South and Putnam


11:30 am

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

First-year Honors students will not attend this event but will report to Gampel at noon and the Welcome to Honors Reception at 3pm.

Gampel Pavilion


11:45 am

Brunch for all First Years (except Learning Community students)

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

12:00 pm

2:30 pm

Starting your Academic Career

Meeting with School/College Dean, Department Heads

Gampel Pavilion

3:00 pm

4:00 pm

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 Pequoet Room)

3:00 pm

Walking Tour for Campus Change/Transfer  Students

Meet at the Husky Dog near Gampel

3:30 pm

5:00 pm

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

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

Rainbow Center Student Union Room 403

4:00 pm

Asiantation Mentoring Program (AMP)

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

Dinner, student performances, and a mini-involvement fair are all part of this afternoon’s event where students will meet their mentors and get acquainted with the Asian American Cultural Center (AsACC) and the mentoring program.

Check-in begins at 4pm followed by opening remarks and dinner at 4:45pm.

Student Union Ballroom 330/331

4:00 pm

7:00 pm

AACC Welcome Back Pizza and Game Night

This event welcomes incoming freshman and transfer students.  You will be provided an opportunity to meet upperclassmen and the Director of the AACC.  It also allowed for students to sign up for the AACC P.A2.S.S Program.  Find out what the upcoming AACC events are for the year.  This event is 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 Rm 407

4:00 pm

7:00 pm

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

Check in begins at 4pm.

Student Union 304ABC

4:15 pm

7:15 pm


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

7:00 pm

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

Free admission for all students. We encourage all students to purchase season tickets before the season begins to receive a free “Goal Patrol” t-shirt.

Joseph J. Morrone Stadium

8:00 pm


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. for more information!

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts