Here is a look back at our 2019 schedule. Please check back for 2020 updates.
Learning Community students should plan to eat at this time.
|South, North, Gelfenbien, and Putnam|
|9:00 am –
|Learning Community Kick Off
Each year, we gather to celebrate a new year of Learning Communities at UConn with speakers, games, music and fun. Don’t forget to wear your Learning Community t-shirt!
Seating begins at 8:30am
|9:00 am – 11:00am||Husky WOW Honors Live
First year honors students should attend the Honors Live Event. Come laugh with Honors Guides for Peer Success as they introduce you to honors peers and fun games to welcome you to the honors community.
|Brunch for all First Years
(except Learning Community students)
(South and Putnam will be open straight through after the 8:30am breakfast.)
|South, Putnam, Northwest, North, McMahon, and Gelfenbien|
|New Transfer Student Connection Welcome Breakfast
This event welcomes all new transfer students to UConn. Meet other transfer students, both new and returning. Transfer Insiders (mentors for new transfer students) will be at the breakfast to share their experiences of transferring to UConn. Enter a raffle for FREE UConn swag! Pre-registration required.
Sponsored by Transfer Connections
|Student Union 304 AB|
|Returning Student Check-In
Campus Change Student Check-In
Transfer Student Check-In
Grew up in Portland, OR, is 21-years-old Harvard student on a leave of absence. She is the Founder and Executive Director of PERIOD (period.org), an organization she founded at the age of 16. Most recently, Nadya has become the Chief Brand Officer of JUV Consulting, a Generation Z marketing agency based in NYC. Most recently Nadya was named to InStyle Magazine’s “The Badass 50: Meet the Women Who Are Changing the World” list. She will speak about Agents of Change: Stepping out of our bubble to make real impact. The power of Generation Z and youth activism, and overcoming adversity (and how she turned her experiences into a platform for advocacy).
|2:00 pm –
|Meeting with School/College Deans, Department Heads
Student Union Theatre – Academic Center for Exploratory Students (ACES) – Pre-Teaching, Pre-Sport Management, Pre-Pharmacy, Exploratory Majors
Oak Hall 101 – College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources & The Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture
McHugh Hall 102 – School of Business
C80 Information Technologies Engineering Building (ITEB) – School of Engineering
Louis von der Mehden Recital Hall –School of Fine Arts
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts – College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Storrs Hall WW16 – School of Nursing
|Following the Deans’ Meetings||Off-Campus Trips
Need something? Take a ride to Walmart or the East Brook Mall.
|Ask your WOW Leader for more information|
|Following the Deans’ Meetings||
Be sure to head to Downtown Storrs to check out all that these businesses have to offer! A variety of businesses will be offering special discounts
You don’t want to miss out!
|Ask your WOW Leader for more information|
|Husky WOW at the Benton
Open House at the Benton for Freshman
Galleries: Open 1 – 4:30
1 – 4pm
Student Member Sign Up
Art Scavenger Hunt
Art Sticker give-aways
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
|Women’s Center Open House
Come discover all the different ways to get involved!
Learn about our different programs, groups and upcoming events.
Grab a snack and giveaways!
|Women’s Center (Student Union 4th Floor)|
|AACC Welcome Back Pizza and Game Night
We will be welcoming students back at the AACC with a pizza party and game night.
|African American Cultural Center, Student Union Room 407|
|Asiantation Asian/Asian American Mentoring Program Kick-Off Dinner
This dinner is for new students who have been accepted into the Asiantation Asian/Asian American Mentoring Program and their UConn Mentors.
Sponsored by the Asian American Cultural Center
|Student Union Ballroom 330/331|
|Rain date: METAS Kick-Off Event
Opportunity for mentors and mentees of the METAS program to meet for the first time. Dinner is provided.
Sponsored by the Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center
|** Only if rain on Saturday**
Student Union Theatre
|Dinner||South, McMahon, Putnam, Northwest, North, Gelfenbien, and Union Street Market (points)
|UConn Recreation Center – Grand Opening!
Join us, starting at 6pm for lots of FUN, food, and giveaways before we open the doors to the highly anticipated NEW Student Recreation Center! After the ribbon cutting at 7pm, we will reveal the new SRC to our students for the first time! You won’t want to miss this Grand Opening event!
|New Rec Center|
|9:00pm||SUBOG Comedy Show
Free tickets will be available throughout the weekend
|Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts|