2017 Transfer/Campus Change Schedule

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Please check often for updates.

8:00am- 7:00pm Returning Student Check-In
Campus Change Student Check-In
Transfer Student Check-In 
Across Campus
3:00pm- 5:00pm 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
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:

 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
4:15pm- 7:15pm Dinner  Whitney, South, Putnam, Northwest, North, McMahon and Gelfenbien Commons & Union Street Market  (points)
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 celebration with free food and giveaways! 
Sponsored by the Student Alumni Association.


Alumni Center
6:30pm- 8:00pm 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
8:00pm- Midnight 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 & prizesSponsored by: The Student Union Board of Governors (SUBOG)
Fairfield Way


Sunday, August 27, 2017

Please check often for updates.

7:30am- 8:30pm Full Breakfast
South, North and Putnam

9:00 am

Road Dogs

Want to find a few great spots to run?  Join the Road Dogs for a morning 2 mile run. Road Dogs staff members will be running in front/in between/at the end of the group to ensure safety of all runners.

Sponsored by UConn Recreation

Meet at the Husky Statue near Gampel
10:30am-11:45am Brunch  Whitney, South, McMahon, Putnam, Northwest, North and Gelfenbien Commons
11:00am New Transfer Student Connection Welcome Breakfast

This event welcomes all new transfer students to UConn. Students will receive FREE football and soccer tickets for the first home games of the season! FREE UConn Swag will be raffled, including UConn Fleeces and T-Shirts! Meet other transfer students (both new and returning) and learn how to quickly become involved at UConn through the Transfer Student Association! Representatives from the Transfer Student Association and Transfer Insiders (mentors for new transfer students) will be at the breakfast to share their experiences of transferring to UConn and answer questions about the Transfer Student Association. Jean Main, Director of Transfer Admissions, and Pat Harkins and Kelli Petersen, co-founders of Transfer Student Connections, will be there to greet and welcome you to UConn!

 Student Union Room 304B

1:00 pm

Meeting with School/College Dean, Department Heads

Student Union Theatre –  Academic Center for Exploratory Students (ACES) – Pre-Teaching, Pre-Sport Management , Pre-Pharmacy, Exploratory Majors

Oak Hall 101College of Agriculture and Natural Resources & The Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture

ITE C80 –  School of Business

Laurel Hall 102 – School of Engineering

Louis von der Mehden Recital Hall –School of Fine Arts Pizza Party

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts – College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Storrs Hall WW16 – School of Nursing

Following the Deans’ Meetings

Storrs Center Stroll

Be sure to head down to Storrs Center to check out all these businesses have to offer! A variety of businesses will be offering special discounts and giveaways. You don’t want to miss out!

Check with your WOW Leader for meeting locations
Following the Deans’ Meetings

Off Campus Trips

Need something? Take a bus trip to Walmart or the East Brook Mall. Feeling adventurous? Check out the Storrs Adventure Park.

Tickets will be available. Ask your WOW Leader for more information

Field Hockey vs. Northwestern

The Sherman Family Complex

4:30 pm

Walking Tour for Transfer and Campus Change Students 

A walking tour of campus so Campus Change students can find the buildings for their classes. UConn Orientation staff will lead the tours.


Meet at the Husky Dog near Gampel
3:30pm-5:00pm Native American Cultural Programs

Open House

Student Union  Room 416B
4:00pm- 7:00pm AACC Welcome Back Pizza and Game Night

This event welcomes all new huskies! The AACC Director, Dr. Willena Kimpson Price, will be there to greet new students, as will many of the Center’s returning students. Attendees will also have the opportunity to sign up for P.A2.S.S., the AACC’s peer mentoring program (UNIV 1820/2230). P.A2.S.S. is an important resource for students to help them truly thrive on campus, with support not only from classmates but also the resources provided from guest speakers, who are key members of UConn administration.  We will also have information on upcoming AACC events and ways to get involved in the center. This gathering is a great way for all students to get to know each other and find out more about the AACC.

African American Cultural Center, Student Union Room 407
4:00pm-8:00pm 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).

Student Union Ballroom 330/331
4:00pm- 8:00pm METAS Mentoring 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 and activities. Check-in begins at 4pm.

Student Union Rooms 304ABC
4:15pm- 7:15pm Dinner Whitney,  South, McMahon, Putnam, Northwest, North & Gelfenbien Commons & Union Street Market (points)
8:30pm SUBOG Comedy Show

Doors will open at 7:30pm and the show will begin at 8:30pm. Tickets are free to students and will be distributed during the days prior to the event.www.subog.uconn.edu for more information!

Sponsored by The Student Union Board of Governors (SUBOG)

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

Monday, August 28, 2017

7:00pm Men’s Soccer vs. QuinnipiacCome show your UConn Pride and cheer on your Huskies as they take on in-state rival Quinnipiac.  The first 200 first year students in attendance will receive a free t-shirt!  Student tickets are just $3 and can be purchased on gameday. Morrone Stadium