Welcome Week


Welcome Week (WW) is an exciting mix of academic and co-curricular activities that signals the start of each academic year!  WW encompasses a variety of events for new students, returning students, and the entire campus community.  WW 2020 includes:

  • Move-In Day for new first year students and transfers with less than 30 hours is Saturday, August 15 from 8 am-noon | returning students and new transfers with more than 30 hours will move in on Sunday, August 16 from 9 am-7 pm.
  • Expedition, an extended orientation experience for all new first-year students, residential and commuters – Saturday, August 15-Monday, August 17
  • Fall Convocation is the official opening of the academic year for the entire campus community – Tuesday, August 18 | Prior Center, 10 am…line up @ Lake/Cavs Gap, 9:30 am
  • Plus a variety of other events throughout the week…check back throughout the summer for more updates!


Students sitting by lake
Fall Convocation 2018 UVA Wise

Questions? Contact the Office of Student Engagement at 276-328-0313 or email us at OSE@uvawise.edu.