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 2020 will be a phased process, by appointment, starting Wednesday, August 5 and continuing through Monday, August 11.
  • Expedition, an extended orientation experience for all new first-year students, residential and commuters will be on Sunday, August 9 and Monday, August 10.  No registration required.
  • Fall Convocation is the official opening of the academic year for the entire campus community – Tuesday, August 12…watch for more details in your UVA Wise email closer to the event.
  • 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.