University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Saturday, August 27, 2016

8:00am 7:00pm

Returning Student Check-In
Campus Change Student Check-In
Transfer Student Check-In

2:00pm 3:00pm

New Transfer & Campus Change Student Reception

Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and Transfers Admissions

Student Union Room 303

4:15pm  7:15pm


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

4:30pm 6:30pm

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 special class of 2020 celebration with free food and giveaways! Sponsored by the Student Alumni Association.

Sponsored by the Student Alumni Association

Alumni Center

6:00pm 9:00pm

Rainbow Center Involvement Fair

Attendees will discover the various ways to get involved with the Rainbow Center as a volunteer, staff and/or participant.

Rainbow Center 403 Student Union

7:00pm 8:30pm

 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 introduce themselves and socialize with other first year students in the program. The social will be an opportunity to engage in both social and interactive icebreakers to begin facilitating connections.

PRLACC, Student Union 437

8:30pm 9:30pm

Recovery Community

Welcome to any student curious about exploring addiction and understanding recovery. The URC is a space where students learn to integrate the principles of recovery into daily life, take part in fun, sober activities, and be part of a community of support. Come learn more about the URC and an environment that is supportive to the therapeutic and educational needs of students recovering from addiction.

Sponsored by Wellness & Prevention Services

Student Union Room 303

8:00pm Midnight

SUBOG Block Party

Live music, novelties, food, giveaways and a D J dance party.

Sponsored by the Student Union Board of Governors (SUBOG)
UConn Recreational Services will also be here with games and prizes

Fairfield Way