Week 1: Welcome Week

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UNO Chorale Audition Sign-Up (UNO Music Department) (PAC 336) – BLUE
Auditions for UNO Chorale and sign-up for the UNO Privateer Chorus are this week. Meet with Dr. Caroline Carson to inquire about, and audition for UNO Chorale and UNO’s brand new show choir.

Thursday, August 22

New Student Move-in Day (Enrollment Services, Student Affairs, and Student Housing)
(Pontchartrain Hall) – Blue
Literally, we will help you move your luggage and boxes. Not moving into Pontchartrain Hall? That’s okay. You can still come out and enjoy the festivities. There are free refreshments throughout the day and a cookout at night for new students and families. Questions? Email nso@uno.edu for details.

Don’t be Trashy! Move-in Day Recycling (Student Involvement and Leadership and Service Coalition) (Pontchartrain Hall) – White
It’s an opportunity to introduce new students to SIL, the SC, and Sustainability on campus. Students will have help moving in to the dorms, and we will recycle cardboard from new students.

Friday, August 23

Black Out Party (New Student Orientation and Student Involvement and Leadership)
(Pontchartrain Hall/UC Ballroom 8:30 pm) –Blue
New freshmen and transfer students are invited to participate in this fun, glow in the dark party. FREE Refreshments provided! Meet at 8:30 pm in the Pontchartrain Hall courtyard and the party starts at 9 pm in the UC Ballroom. Questions? Email nso@uno.edu.

Saturday, August 24

Burger Bash (Chi Alpha Christian Leadership) (Pontchartrain Courtyard 6pm to 8pm) – Silver

Sunday, August 25

International Students Welcome Party (International Student Organization)
(Privateer Place Clubhouse 5:30pm) – Silver
Come join International Student Organization for a party! It will include pizza, cupcakes, and lemonade!

Monday, August 26

Good Morning Privateers with SAC (Student Activities Council) (The Quad 8am to 10 am) – Silver
Start the first day of classes off right with a hearty breakfast provided for FREE by the Student Activities Council (SAC), the official sponsor of campus fun!

Ice Cream Social with SAC (Student Activities Council) (The Quad 11:30 am to 1:30 pm) – Silver
Take a break from classes to enjoy FREE ice cream sundaes from the Student Activities Council (SAC), the official sponsor of campus fun!

Kappa Sigma’s National Dog Day Celebration (Kappa Sigma) (The Amphitheatre 4:30pm) – Silver
Come celebrate your love of man’s best friend and make like a little less RUFF for furry friends everywhere. We’ll be raising money for the local SPCA by selling treats for dogs and humans alike, as well as cool merchandise! We’ll also be revealing the winning dog of our first annual Canine Classic! This dog raised the most money for the SPCA in this charity event and will receive the title.

Grocery Bingo (Office of Student Involvement and Leadership) (The Cove 7pm) – Silver
Need groceries for your room? Don’t have the money? Come play bingo to win an assortment of groceries at the Cove!

Tuesday, August 27

Privateer Kickstart (FYE and UNIV) (The Quad 7:30am) – Green
Join your Peer Mentors as you kickstart your morning with energizers and icebreakers.

Real Talk (Chi Alpha) (Milneburg Hall 351 12:20pm to 1pm) – White
Come join the members of Chi Alpha in a discussion.

Tune-In Tuesday with SAC (Student Activities Council) (UC Plaza 1:30pm to 4:00pm) – Silver
Helping launch welcome week, Tune-In Tuesday allows students, faculty and staff to immerse themselves in the great sounds of New Orleans. Dancing is not required but encouraged!

Student Government Meetings (Student Government) (UC 208 4:30pm) – Blue
Interested in joining Student Government? Come stop by the meeting!

Greek Ice Cream Social (Office of Student Involvement and Leadership) (Pontchartrain Hall North Lobby 5pm to 7pm) – Silver
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.

La Zona Worship Service (Chi Alpha) (UC 208 7:37pm to 9pm) – White
Relevant teaching about life, faith, and God.

SAC Movie at the Amp “Now You See Me” (Student Activities Council) (Amphitheater 7pm-10pm) – Blue
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs out to the Amphitheater to watch “Now You See Me”—filmed right here on campus in the Lakefront Arena! Brought to you by Student Activities Council (SAC) – fun happens here!

Wednesday, August 28

Wake Up Wednesday’s (FYE) (Student Success Center 9am to 11 am) – Silver
This outreach program offers students the opportunity to join us in the Student Success Center, grab a free cup of coffee, and informally chat with Student Success Counselors about any concerns or questions they may have.

The Job Shop: Part-time and Internship Fair (Career Services) (UC Ballroom 10am to 1pm) – Silver
Drop in and meet with local employers at the Job Shop, the 2013 Fall Internship and Part-Time Job Fair sponsored by UNO Career Services. This event provides a great opportunity for part-time job seekers and employers to meet and explore job opportunities. In a short amount of time, the Job Shop can help make a BIG impact on your career.

FreshFest (Student Activities Council) (The Quad 1:00pm to 3:00pm) – Silver
The best way to get to know the University is by meeting the student organizations that make the Privateer community one of a kind. Come enjoy free music, food, and fun with the entire UNO community and of course your favorite Student Activities Council (SAC).

Service Coalition Meeting (UNO Service Coalition) (SIL Conference Room 3pm) – Silver
Interested in service? Come to the meetings!

Transfer Meet Up (Enrollment Services) (Student Success Center 3:30pm to 5pm) – Black
New transfer students are invited to participate in the first transfer meet up of the semester. From 3:30-5 pm, meet other new transfer students and find out more about the following transfer initiatives: Tau Sigma Honor Society, Transfer Student Organization, and the Transfer Mentor Program. Questions? Email nso@uno.edu.

Fight the 15 (Enrollment Services) (Outside of the Library 4:30pm) – Red
Join a UNO staff member from Enrollment Services for a 15 minute walk around campus every Wednesday. This is a great way to fight the “freshmen 15” and get to know other new students.

Late Night with the Greeks (Office of Student Involvement and Leadership) (UC Deck 8pm to 12 am) – Silver
Come play games and stay up late with the Greeks. No, it’s not the Olympics; it’s late night with the Greeks!

Thursday, August 29

Chem Demos (Chemistry Department) (Outside Chemistry Building 12:15pm to 2pm) – Silver
New officers will present themselves and a brief description of what LASA is. All people who are interested to know Latin American culture should attend. Events and activities that LASA hosts or participates in will be talked about more in depth. It is also an opportunity for old and new students to meet each other and share common interests.

International Student Organization Meeting (ISO) (ED 122 12:30pm to 1:30pm) – Silver
Come and learn about different cultures around the globe, make new friends, and help us plan some of the biggest events on campus like International Night.

Beignets and Board Games (Newman Center) (Newman Center 2:30pm to 7pm) – Red
The Newman Center welcomes all new students! Come enjoy a night of playing every board game imaginable and make new friends. Door Prizes will be drawn!

UNO Dance Team Information Session (UNO Dance Team) (MH 6pm) – Silver
Love to dance? Love sporting events? The UNO Dance Team wants you! Come to the UNO Dance Team information session to learn what it takes to be part of the team and to meet some of the athletes you’ll support.

Game-r Night (Chi Alpha) (Pontchartrain Hall 7pm) – White
Come join the members of Chi Alpha in a game night!

Welcome Back Luau (Student Activities Council) (The Cove 7pm to 10pm) – Silver
Come bask in the Hawaiian culture in your own back yard. A mixture of Hawaiian-inspired food, a great DJ and a chance to meet your new college family makes this a can’t-miss event. And don’t forget your dancing shoes because there will be games, prizes, dance contests, limbo competitions and lots more!

Friday, August 30

Pass. Punt. Paycheck. (Rec Center) (REC Center Admission Control Desk 8am to 7pm) – Red
Intramurals sports officials NEEDED! We are looking for officials for flag football and volleyball. If interested, stop by and fill out an application.

New Student Convocation (Enrollment Services) (UC Ballroom 12pm) – Blue
This program will welcome all new students in our university! Various faculty and staff will help make this event wonderful and enjoyable for all!

Amazing Race UNO (Lambda Chi Alpha) (UC 3pm) – Silver
In this event, teams will split up depending on the turn-out to find different buildings, memorials, and notable things around campus. The object of this event is to help freshmen learn about different things around campus.

Saturday, August 31

Tubing (International Student Organization) – Silver
Spend your Saturday with this fun filled tubing event with the International community of UNO!

Photo Scavenger Hunt (Chi Alpha) (Front of Pontchartrain Hall 11am to 1pm) – Silver
Meet in front of Pontchartrain Hall North in order to discover your campus and play to win prizes! Bring a camera!