Week 1: Welcome Week

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Thursday, August 13th

New Student Move-in Day and Welcome Cookout (Blue)
Office of Enrollment Services, Student Involvement and Leadership, and Student Housing
Christy Heaton cheaton@uno.edu
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM at Pontchartrain Hall
New Student Move-In Day marks one of the biggest the days of the year at UNO. The annual event is designed to bring new students, their parents, faculty, staff and administrators together, while warmly greeting newcomers to campus. We will have volunteers present to assist carrying in boxes, luggage, mini fridges, etc. There will also be a cookout at 5:30 pm in the Pontchartrain Hall courtyard. All new students are invited to participate even if they are not living on campus.

IFC Video Game Night (Silver)
Greek Life
Greeklife@uno.edu
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM at Pontchartrain Hall North 4th Floor Lounge
Get to know the men of IFC fraternities while playing some of your favorite games. Games include: video games, board games, etc... All invited!

 

Saturday, August 15th

Cabbage Ball (Red)
Kappa Sigma Fraternity (
Alfonso Hernandez
1:00PM - 4:30PM at HPC Fields
Come join the men of Kappa Sigma for a game of cabbage ball. It's much like softball, but with a cabbage.

Burger Bash (Silver)
Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship
Lauren Guthrie-laurengeezy2012@gmail.com
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Pontchartrain Hall Courtyard
The name says it all; come eat burgers for free and play games with Chi Alpha at Pontchartrain Hall Courtyard!

 

Monday, August 17th

WAR (Water as Recreation) (Silver)
Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship
Lauren Guthrie-laurengeezy2012@gmail.com
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM in Quad by Katrina Memorial
WAR ( Water As Recreation ) is an event where students can come to make new friends all while having the kind of fun that can only come from getting completely soaked! Games will include water ballon fights, dodge ball along with a giant slip and slide. No student left dry!

Back to School Bash (White)
Kappa Sigma Fraternity/ Res Life
Alfonso Hernandez; akherna2@uno.edu
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM in UNO Residence Hall Courtyard
The Galley will be closed for dinner, but dinner will be hosted in the courtyards of the residence halls. Come out, get your dinner with your UNO ID and enjoy the activities that are being put on for you by Res Life and the men of Kappa Sigma.

Greek Ice Cream Social (Silver)
Greek Life
Greeklife@uno.edu
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Privateer Place
Meet the Greeks for a sweet treat! Come meet the fraternities and sororities while enjoying ice cream and get to know what each fraternity and sorority has to offer! All fraternities and sororities present! All welcome!

 

Tuesday, August 18th

Where's Waldo: Classroom Edition (Blue)
Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship
Lauren Guthrie-laurengeezy2012@gmail.com
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM in Pontchartrain North Hall
Nervous about getting to your class on time the first day? Well come join us as we walk the campus and find your classes. Also, there will be a Wal-Mart trip at the end for anyone who needs a ride!

New Student Convocation (Blue)
Office of Enrollment Services and New Student Orientation
Christy Heaton cheaton@uno.edu
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM in University Center Ballroom
New Student Convocation is our chance to welcome new students while celebrating last year and looking ahead to the 2015-2016 academic year. Join us for this fantastic tradition!

Welcome Back Cookout (Silver)
Baptist Collegiate Ministry
Jason Thomas jthomas2@uno.edu
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM at Privateer Place Clubhouse
Students are invited to come and enjoy hotdogs, burgers and chicken on behalf of the BCM. Come and hang to meet new friends

Greek Ice Cream Social (Silver)
Greek Life
Greeklife@uno.edu
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM in Pontchartrain Hall 1st Floor Lobby North
Meet the Greeks for a sweet treat! Come meet the fraternities and sororities while enjoying ice cream and get to know what each fraternity and sorority has to offer! All fraternities and sororities present! All welcome!

Wednesday, August 19th

Good Morning, Privateers! (Silver)
Student Activities Council
LeeAnne Sipe, lsipe@uno.edu
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM at Library Breezeway
Join the Student Activities Council (SAC) for breakfast to get your first day of classes started off right! Feed your body to feed your brain! Check out SAC on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNOStudentActivitiesCouncil

Service Coalition General Meeting (White)
Service Coalition
Christopher Lazarine - cjlazari@uno.edu
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in University Center Room 212
Service Coalition will have our bi-weekly meeting to plan for upcoming service events.

La Zona (Red)
Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship
Lauren Guthrie-laurengeezy2012@gmail.com
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM in University Center Room 208
La Zona is Chi Alpha's worship service at UNO! Come together for a time of prayer, worship, Bible teaching, and fellowship. Our service time is 7:37 pm on Wednesday!

UNO Starlette Dance Team Info Session (White)
UNO Starlette Dance Team
Ashley Lacy ashleyjlacy@gmail.com
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in MH 179
Learn more about what it takes to try out for the UNO Starlette Dance Team. Talk to current team members, get helpful tips, and be prepared for Fall Tryouts


Thursday, August 20th

SLICE 101 (White)
Office of Service Learning and Institutional Community Engagement (SLICE)
Lacey Cunningham, lmcunni1@uno.edu
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in University Center 1st Floor Lobby
Build a SLICE of pizza with the Office of Service Learning and Institutional Community Engagement (SLICE) and learn about what Service Learning is and how to get involved. Pizza will be provided.

Meet the Phi Kaps (Silver)
Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity
Andrew Amaya-Shaw; Aamayash@uno.edu
12:30PM - 2:30 PM in UNO Quad
Come meet the men of Phi Kappa Sigma and play some ball, talk shop, and get some great advice to start out college!

Back to School Care Pack (White)
Zeta Ph i Beta Sorority, Inc
Kirsten Bullard kbullard@uno.edu
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM in University Center Breeze Way
Members will hand out back to school care packs, including, but not limitede to, notebooks, pencils, pens, granola bars, etc.

Strategy Games (Blue)
Society of Women Engineers
Ana Muñoz - amunoz@uno.edu
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM in Engineering Building Breezeway
Come have some fun with the Society of Women Engineers as we play games demonstrating how everyday engineering is involved in your everyday life. We will also have a bake sale, so come enjoy a sweet afternoon with us!

Welcome Back Luau (Blue)
Student Activities Council
Darius Miner, dminer@uno.edu
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM at The Cove
Join the Student Activities Council (SAC) and 500 of your newest friends at the first party of the year! This campus tradition is an opportunity for you to enjoy FREE food (including hand-carved roasted pig), FUN activities, and a LIVE DJ with the palm trees and outdoor fountain at the Cove. Check out SAC on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNOStudentActivitiesCouncil

 

Friday, August 21st

Fresh Fest: Fall Organization Fair (Silver)
Student Activities Council
LeeAnne Sipe, lsipe@uno.edu
10:45 AM - 1:15 PM in The Quad
Join the Student Activities Council and dozens of student organizations, campus offices, and local businesses for Fresh Fest, the organization fair where you can meet most people you'll need to know to succeed at UNO. Whether you're looking to join a student organization or find an off-campus job or internship opportunity, this is the place to start. Check out more on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/UNOStudentActivitiesCouncil

Balloon Dart Art (Blue)
Alpha Lambda Delta
Hue Danh, hdanh@uno.edu
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM in Library Quad
Come out to the Library Quad and paint by popping paint-filled balloons!

SGA Senate Meeting (Silver)
Student Government Association
Jessica Willis, sgavplegislative@uno.edu
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM in UC 208
The Senate is the legislative department of the Student Government Association, comprised of students who write bills to allocate money to campus projects and provide feedback to the University Administration. All students are welcome to participate! For more information on how to join, contact us at SGA@uno.edu or visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UNOSGA

Weekly Meeting (Silver)
UNO Genshiken Anime Club
Raphael Mariano, rmariano@uno.edu
Our weekly meetings (Fridays) will be in Kirschmann Hall 214.
Our alternate meetings (Tuesdays) will be in Kirschmann Hall 225.
Weekly Anime Viewing

Kappa Sigma Volleyball (Red)
Kappa Sigma Fraternity
Alfonso Hernandez; akherna2@uno.edu
5:00PM - 7:30PM in UNO Rec Center
Come Play Volleyball with the men of Kappa Sigma Fraternity.

Video Game Night (Silver)
Kappa Sigma Fraternity
Alfonso Hernandez
6:00PM - 8:30PM in UC Gallery Room
Come Play some Video Games with the men of Kappa Sigma


Saturday, August 22nd

Experience New Orleans (White)
BCM Baptist Collegiate Ministry
Jason Thomas jthomas2@uno.edu
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM in University Center Parking Lot
Take a tour of the French Quarter, meet new friends and learn more about BCM.

Pool Party with a Purpose (Red)
Mu Tau Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Whitney Marshall, wamarsha@uno.edu
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM at Privateer Place Clubhouse
The chapter will host a Welcome Back Pool Party with a physical and mental twist. A trained BOKWA professional will teach a session by the pool.