Welcome Week 2015

August 21st-29th

Friday, August 21st

Men’s Soccer vs Lincoln College | 7:30pm Kiwanis Stadium

Saturday, August 22nd

New Student Service Project – Details TBA

Roller Rave | 8:00pm-midnight | SLB Gym

Sunday August 23rd

Jello Olympics | 2:00pm Quad | Sponsored by Christian Student Fellowship

Men’s Soccer vs Lincoln Land | 2:30pm Kiwanis

Welcome Week Mass | 4:00pm LRH Great Room | Sponsored by Catholic Student Organization

Monday, August 24th

Student Life Ice Cream Social | 4:00-6:00pm Locations TBA | Sponsored by Student Life

Can You Dig It? | 4:00-6:00pm Rec Park | Sponsored by Men’s Club Volleyball

Sangamon Auditorium Backstage Tours | 4:30-6:00pm Meet at Sangamon Auditorium Lobby | Sponsored by Sangamon Auditorium

Campus Rec Sports Clubs | 5pm-7pm TRAC | Sponsored by Campus Recreation

Tuesday, August 25th

AWC Welcome to UIS Meet and Greet | 11:00am-1:00pm Location TBD | Sponsored by AWC

Career Prep and Connection Check Up | 11:30-1:30pm PAC Concourse | Sponsored by Career Development Center

Chancellors Picnic | 4:30-6:00pm PAC Plaza | Sponsored by Chancellor’s Office and Student Life

Transfer Night at TRAC | 7:30-9:30pm TRAC | Sponsored by Campus Recreation

Greek Life Educational | Time TBA | Sponsored by Greek Affairs Board

Wednesday, August 26th

Management Information Systems Open House | Noon-3:00pm Location TBD | Sponsored by Student Chapter of Automated Information Systems

Involvement Expo | 4:00-6:00pm Quad | Sponsored by Student Life

Puerto Rican Fair | 8:00pm Location TBD | Sponsored by Alternative Spring Break and Organization for Latin American Students

Thursday, August 27th

On Campus Employment Fair | 11am-1pm PAC Concourse | Sponsored by Financial Aid

Career Prep and Connection Check Up | 11:30am-1:30pm UHB Lobby | Sponsored by Career Development Center

Make Your Own Bookend @ Brookens Library | 1:00-3:00pm | Sponsored by Brookens Library

Camp, Canoe, and Kayak with Campus Rec | 3:00-5:00pm UIS Pond | Sponsored by Campus Recreation

Art Night | 6:00-9:00pm VPA | Sponsored by Art Student League

Ultimate Nacho Night | 8:00pm LRH Great Room | Sponsored by Christian Student Fellowship

Dodgeball Night | 9:00pm-midnight SLB Gym | Sponsored by Dodgeball Club

Spoken Word Poet: Lady Caress | 9:30pm Location TBD | Sponsored by Student Activities Committee

Friday, August 28th

Service-a-thon | Times, location and registration TBA | Sponsored by Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center

Grant Army of the Republic Memorial Museum Trip | 10:00-11:30am | Sponsored by History Club

Diversity Center and LGBTQA  Open House | 11am-1pm SLB 22 | Sponsored by Diversity Center and LGBTQA Resource Office

Afternoon at Lincoln Memorial Gardens | 12:30-3:00pm | Sponsored by Students Allied for a Greener Earth

Phriday Kick Off on the Quad | 1:00-3:00pm Quad | Sponsored by Phi Kappa Tau

Fun-4-Fun Carnival | 3:30-6:00pm Quad | Sponsored by Sisters with Vision, Kinky and Curly, The Cygnets, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.

Men’s Soccer vs Millikin | 7:30pm Kiwanis

CS Club Game Night | 9:00pm-1:00am SLB Multipurpose Room and Stars Lounge | Sponsored by Computer Science Club

Saturday, August 29th

Athletics Backyard BBQ

Welcome Week Concert