Sunday, August 27, 2017

Please check often for updates.

7:30 am
Full Breakfast

Learning Community students should plan to eat at this time.

South, North, and Putnam
8:00 am-
7:00 pm
Returning Student Check-In
Campus Change Student Check-In
Transfer Student Check-In 
Across Campus
8:00 am-

9:00 am

Road Dogs 2 Mile Run
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
8:30 am-

11:00 am

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!


*First-year Honors students should attend the Honors Community Service event taking place in Shippee Hall Pequot Room at the time scheduled for their floor. Refer to the Honors handout given to you when you checked in for move-in at Buckley or Shippee for times/details. After the community service event, first-year Honors students should attend the appropriate Dean’s meeting*

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
10:30 am-
11:45 am
Brunch for all First Years

(except Learning Community students)


(South and Putnam will be open straight through after the 8:30am breakfast.)

Whitney, South, McMahon, Putnam, Northwest, North, and Gelfenbien Commons
11:00 am
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
12:00 pm-
1:00 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 101College of Agriculture, Health 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 that these businesses have to offer! A variety of businesses will be offering special discounts and giveaways – you don’t want to miss out!


Be sure to check out some of our participating stores and businesses:

-Insomnia Cookies is offering a Free Chocolate Chunk Cookie with Valid Student ID

-The Flower Pot is offering 10% off as a Welcome to Campus

-UPS is hosting a drawing where you can win a variety of prizes including free copies, and a free student mailbox!

-UConn Health

-CME Associates – be sure to learn about internship opportunities of all types!

-Mansfield Parks & Rec

-Oaks on the Square – will be doing apartment tours at 2pm and 3pm


-Ballard Institute of Museum and Puppetry – Free tours at 1pm and 3pm

-Perception Programs Behavioral Health Center


-Farmhouse Crepes – wristbands and flyers

-Mooyah – menus and frisbees

-Gansett Wraps – coupons and menus

-Behavioral Health Center


 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
1:00 pm Field Hockey vs. Northwestern  

The Sherman Family Complex

3:00 pm-

4:00 pm

Honors Reception

Meet new incoming Honors students, leaders of Honors student organizations and Honors staff in a casual atmosphere with snacks.

 Student Union Terrace
3:00 pm-

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 Statue near Gampel
3:30 pm- 5:00 pm Native American Cultural Programs Open House
Open House
Student Union Room 416B
4:00 pm-
7:00 pm
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
4:00 pm- 8:00 pm
Asiantation Kick-Off Dinner

The Welcoming event for new students who have signed up to participate in the Asiantation Mentoring Program

Student Union Ballroom 330/331
4:00 pm-
8:00 pm
METAS Mentoring Program Kick Off

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
4:15 pm-
7:15 pm


Whitney, South, McMahon, Putnam, Northwest, North, Gelfenbien Commons, and Union Street Market (points)
8:30 pm SUBOG Comedy Show!

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

Sponsored by The Student Union Board of Governors (SUBOG)

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts