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Sunday, August 28th

8:00am 9:30am

Full Breakfast

Learning community students should plan to eat at this time

South and Putnam

9:30am 11:30am

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 please attend this event and we will also see you at the 3pm reception!

Gampel Pavilion

10:30am 11:45am


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

(South and Putnam will be open straight thru after the 9:30 breakfast)

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

3:00pm 4:00pm

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)

3:30pm 5:00pm

Rainbow Center – Fostering Academics, Maturity, Independence, Leadership, Empowerment & Excellence (F.A.M.I.LE.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).

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

4:00pm  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
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

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


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. for more information!

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts