2021 WOW Schedule – Events for All Returning Students

A reminder that masks are required for all indoor events and recommended for outdoor events.  The wearing of masks is always supported by our community.

Friday, August 27

Time Location Event Audience
12:00-4:00pm The William Benton Museum of Art front and back patio Museum Open House at The Benton

 

Join The Benton Museum for a T-shirt/Sticker give away, outdoor exhibition scavenger hunt, chalk drawing on the back patio, and student member signups!

 

Hosted by: The William Benton Museum of Art

All Students
7:00pm Morrone Stadium UConn Men's Soccer Game

 

Come out and support the UConn Men's Soccer team as they take on Bryant in Morrone Stadium!

 

Hosted by: Athletics

All Students

Saturday, August 28

Time Location Event Audience
9:00am-3:00pm Across Campus Returning Student Move In All Returning Students 
9:00-11:30am Fairfield Way Pictures with Jonathan the Mascot!

 

Welcome to UConn! What better way to kick off the school year than to snap a picture with Jonathan the Mascot?  Grab your phone and head to Fairfield way to meet the mascot and share your photos #uconn2025!

 

Hosted by: Spirit, Pride and Tradition

All Students
10:00am - 2:00pm Graduate Storrs Hotel (on campus) Welcome Back, Huskies! Move in Market

Moving back to campus? Join Graduate Storrs, Ladymade + HuskyTHON for an afternoon of back-to-school celebrations! Curated by Ladymade, the Back-to-School Market will feature 15+ CT-based local vendors. Shop handcrafted items, clothing, paper goods, and card supplies. Don't miss the tarot card reading to see what's in store for your fall semester!

Facebook Event

 

All Students
12:00-4:00pm The William Benton Museum of Art front and back patio Museum Open House at The Benton

 

Join The Benton Museum for a T-shirt/Sticker give away, outdoor exhibition scavenger hunt, chalk drawing on the back patio, and student member signups!

 

Hosted by: The William Benton Museum of Art

All Students
1:00-5:00pm Outside Front Septs of Student Recreation Center UConn Rec Kickoff Party

 

Interested in learning more about UConn Recreation and all we have to offer?  Stop by the SRC, by the Business Quad, on Saturday to learn about our offerings in fitness, outdoors and competitive sports while playing some games, having some fun and grabbing some free swag!

 

Hosted by: UConn Rec

All Students
8pm-Midnight The Great Lawn Fire Pits

Hosted by: Student Activities Major Events and Programs

Second Year and Returning Students 

Sunday, August 29

Time Location Event Audience
8:00-9:00am Meet outside Student Recreation Center Road Dogs

 

Join UConn Recreation for an introductory 2-mile run around campus. Get the heart pumping, meet new students and learn more about our Road Dogs offerings this year.  Check in at the front steps of the Rec Center.

Hosted by: Rec Services

All Students
9:00-3:00am Across Campus Returning Student Move In  
12:00-4:00pm The William Benton Museum of Art Front Patio, Museum, and Back Patio Museum Open House at The Benton!

 

Join The Benton Museum for a T-shirt/Sticker give away, outdoor exhibition scavenger hunt, chalk drawing on the back patio, and student member signups!

 

Hosted by: The William Benton Museum of Art

All Students
1:00-5:00pm Seal Circle outside of Library HuskyTHON Kickoff Event!

 

Come enjoy a fun afternoon filled with carnival games, inflatables, tie dye, free food, live music by Wavy McGrady ft. The Loft, and more!

 

Hosted by: HuskyTHON and USG

All Students
4-7pm African American Cultural Center- Student Union Room 407 AACC Welcome Back Pizza and Game Night

The African American Cultural Center will be welcoming students back at the AACC with a pizza party and game night!

 

Hosted by: AACC

 

All Students
8:00pm

Doors open at 7:00pm!

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts Comedy Jam Presented by SUBOG
Michelle Wolf

 

Join SUBOG for their annual Comedy Jam, featuring a soon-to-be announced nationally-touring comedian!  Doors open at 7pm!

 

Hosted by: SUBOG

 

All Students

The Next Few Weeks

Date Time Location Event Audience
Monday, August 30th TBA TBA Community Meeting

 

Contact your RA for details on time and location!

 

Hosted by: Residential Life

All Residential Students
Monday, August 30th 7:00pm Student Union 104 Huskies Bike Presentation

 

Attend this presentation to learn more about bike safety on UConn’s campus, and increase your bike education knowledge! This interactive presentation will guide new (and returning) students on general bike safety guidelines.

 

Hosted by: Phoebe Mrozinski/ BOLD Women’s Leadership Network

All Students
Thursday, September 2nd 6:00-10:00pm Student Union Terrace S'mores on the Terrace

 

Hosted by: Student Activities Major Events and Programs

All Students 
Friday, September 3rd 3:00-6:00pm UConn Bookstore Front Patio Discover UConn!

 

Find us at the main entrance of the bookstore between 3pm-6pm and embark on a fun scavenger hunt around the center of campus, and compete with other contestants for great prizes and giveaways! When you're done feel free to hang out and enjoy food and treats from some of the local vendors that the area has to offer!

 

Hosted by: UConn Student Alumni Association

New Students but all students are welcome to join!
Friday, September 3rd 6:30pm Morrone Stadium at Rizza Performance Center UConn Traditions Event at Men's Soccer Game

 

Students are welcome to attend the first annual Traditions Event that will take place at the UConn Men’s Soccer game on Friday, September 3rd  at Morrone Stadium at Rizza Performance Center. Students will get to learn UConn cheers, chants, and traditions during halftime! At the game, there will be free food, Dunkin’ tabling, and UConn Athletics apparel giveaways.

 

Hosted by: UConn Athletics

All Students
Friday, September 3rd 7:00pm Morrone Stadium at Rizza Performance Center UConn Men's Soccer Game

 

Come out and support the UConn Men's Soccer team as they take on URI in MOrrone Stadium!

 

Hosted by: Athletics

All Students
Friday, September 3rd 6:30pm Horsebarn Hill Sunset Yoga

 

Come out to Horsebarn Hill for an evening of yoga and relaxation.  Enjoy the stunning sunset views while participating in a yoga class taught for all levels.  Bring a mat and water if you have it!

 

Hosted by: UConn Rec

All Students
Saturday, September 4th 12:00pm Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field UConn Football Game

Come out and support the UConn football team as they take on Holy Cross in their first home game of the season!

Hosted by: UConn Athletics

 

All Students
Saturday, September 4th 6:00-11:00pm Fairfield Way SUBOG Block Party!

 

Hosted by: SUBOG

All Students