Welcome Week

WHAT IS 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 2019 highlights include:

  • Move-In Day for residential students – Sunday, August 18 | new students 8 am-noon; returning students 1-7 pm
  • Expedition, an extended orientation experience for all new first-year students, residential and commuters – Sunday, August 18, 2-8 pm & Monday, August 19, 1-6 pm
  • Fall Convocation is the official opening of the academic year for the entire campus community – Tuesday, August 20 | Prior Center, 10 am…line up @ Lake/Cavs Gap, 9:30 am
  • Plus a variety of other events throughout the week, including (check back for more updates!):
    • Sunday, August 18 – Paint U Party @ McCraray Lawn by the Lake, 8:30-11 pm
    • Monday, August 19 – innovate2eleVAte for Returning Students @ Prior Center, see distribution schedule by class standing
    • Monday, August 19 – Movie on the Lawn (Captain Marvel) @ McCraray Lawn by the Lake, 9 pm
    • Tuesday, August 20 – innovate2eleVAte for New Students @ Prior Center, see distribution schedule for details
    • Tuesday, August 20 – Student Activities Fair & Convocation Picnic @ McCraray Lawn by the Lake, 11 am- 1 pm
    • Tuesday, August 20 – Multicultural Ice Cream Social @ Multicultural Center (Library 3rd floor), 4-5 pm
    • Tuesday, August 20 – Fraternity & Sorority Life Recruitment Kick-off Social @ Henson Lawn, 6-8 pm
    • Wednesday, August 21 – Doughnuts with the Dean @ Books & Brew (Library 5th floor), 8 am
    • Wednesday, August 21 – Free Daps Concert @ Cantrell Hall, 8 pm
    • Thursday, August 22 – CAVS Casino @ Slemp Student Center, 8-10 pm
    • Friday, August 23 – Lawn Bash @ Henson Lawn, 6-8 pm
    • Saturday, August 24 – OREC Night Ziplining Trip…preregistration to mra4p@uvawise.edu required.

 

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.