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Week Of Welcome

The University of Central Missouri’s Week of Welcome (WoW) is a large series of programs hosted by the University to help first year, transfer students and non-traditional students in their transition to academic and student life. The official days of WoW are Sunday through Saturday. WoW is only one week, but the possibilities are endless!  Get ready for the semester with the Getting Started Check List

 

Week of Welcome Schedule

Check out all the activities during UCM's Week of Welcome. All activities are free of charge for you to attend. Engagement in these activities will help you start off your college career on the right path. 

 

Sunday, August 18

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Residence Halls Open
11 a.m. Sunday Welcome Worship Service @ the Christian Campus House, 211 S Maguire St.
11 a.m. Yoga and Meditation, SRWC
Noon - 2 p.m. Class Tours -bring your schedule and student ambassadors and Mule Team leaders will help you locate your classrooms, Elliott Union - Mall Entrance
12:30 p.m. Welcome Cookout @ the Christan Campus House, 211 S Maguire St.
1 p.m. - midnight Student Recreation & Wellness Center Open
7 p.m. Ice Cream on the Lawn, Central Baptist Student Union, 302 S College St.
7 p.m. Ultimate Frisbee sponsored by the Navigators Campus Ministries, East Field
8 - 11 p.m. The Union Experience, Union (movie, inflatables, karaoke, games, food and more)

 

Monday, August 19 - Classes Begin

6 p.m. Fraternity & Sorority Information Session, Union 240
7 & 9 p.m. Hypnotist, Jim Wand, Henricks Hall - Sponsored by USHA & SFC

 

Tuesday, August 20

6 p.m. Fraternity & Sorority Information Session, Union 240
6 p.m. Navigator's Campus Ministries Welcome Picnic @ Selmo Park
7 p.m. Game Night, Donut Wall & Ice Cream Bar @ the Christian Campus House, 211 S. Maguire St.

 

Wednesday, August 21

8 a.m. Sorority recruitment registration deadline
3 - 5 p.m. Involvement Fair, SRWC Gym
5:30 p.m. Fraternity house tours, Union 235
7:30 p.m. DIG Worship @ the Christian Campus House, 211 S Maguire St.
8 p.m. Comedian T Murph, Hendricks Hall

 

Thursday, August 22

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Welcome Back Blood Drive, Union 238 & 240
5 p.m. Barbecue Kickoff sponsored by Lutheran Student Center, 215 Holden St.
5:30 p.m. Fraternity Recruitment, each chapter facility
6 p.m. Prism's Back to School Social, Friendship Tower
6 p.m. Back to School Bash sponsored by Central Baptist Student Union, 302 S College St.
6:30 p.m. Trivia Night & Coffee Bar @ the Christian Campus House, 211 S Maguire St.
7 & 9 p.m. Union Cinema Movie: Secret Life of Pets 2
8 p.m. Nav Night sponsored by the Navigators Campus Ministries, Alumni Chapel
8 p.m. UCM Bingo, Union 240

 

Friday, August 23

All Day Wear Red! Be Proud!
5 p.m. Cookout & Lawn Games @ Christian Campus House, 211 S Maguire St.
7 & 9 p.m. Union Cinema Movie: Secret Life of Pets 2
8 p.m - midnight MAD on the Block, East Field

 

Saturday, August 24 

7 & 9 p.m. Union Cinema Movie: Secret Life of Pets 2

 

 

Convocation

One of the rich traditions at UCM is the annual Convocation to signify your official start of your college career. The brief but very special ceremony is filled with colorful symbols and rituals of academia, and is designed to introduce you to the university’s academic culture. Convocation will be held on Friday, August 16 at 9 am in the Student Recreation & Wellness Center. 

 

Involvement Fair

Student engaged in an activity of Jenga at the Rec

Want to participate in the involvement fair?

Over 100 organizations attend the involvement fair on Wednesday during Week of Welcome. Student organizations should register before classes start in the fall to participate.

Register Your Organization

 

Contact

Student Activities
Elliott Union 217
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Tel: (660 543-4007

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