Privateer Plunge Guide

Week 2

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Sunday, August 21

Sunday Night Mass

(Newman Center Chapel) (6pm to 7pm)

Join us at the Newman Center for our first Sunday Night Mass of the new academic year. Mass is held every Sunday at 6pm & Mondays - Thursdays at 12 noon in the Chapel at the Newman Center (located across from the University Center and next to the International Center). For more information about Catholic Privateers, UNO’s Catholic campus ministry, visit www.catholicprivateers.org.


Monday, August 22

Commuters United Meeting

(University Center Room 206) (12pm to 1pm)

Did you know over 60% of the students at UNO are commuters? Whether you walk, bike, drive, or take the bus, Commuters United is the organization for you! This is the first regularly scheduled Commuters United meeting of the semester. Come hang out with us from 12 -1 on Mondays.

The Yard Show

(UNO Quad) (12:13pm to 2:13pm)

Delta’s Mu Tau chapter’s way of welcoming new and returning students to the runners of the yard. This event is sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

SLICE 101

(University Center Lobby) (11:00am to 1:00pm)

Have 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.

SAC Meeting

(University Center Room 208) (4:30pm to 5:30pm)

SAC would like to invite all of our fellow Privateers, new and old, to join us in our first meeting of the fall semester this Monday @ 4:30 in the University Center (Room 208). Take a breather from your new classes and join your favorite programming board to learn more about this organization, our Executive Board, committees, our events, and campus life!

SAC Meeting

(University Center Room 208) (4:30pm to 5:30pm)

SAC would like to invite all of our fellow Privateers, new and old, to join us in our first meeting of the fall semester this Monday @ 4:30 in the University Center (Room 208). Take a breather from your new classes and join your favorite programming board to learn more about this organization, our Executive Board, committees, our events, and campus life!

Transfer Social

(Privateer Pride Room) (4:30pm to 6pm)

Calling all transfer students! Come mingle and enjoy refreshments while learning about the Transfer Student Organization. We’re excited to have you at UNO and we can’t wait to show you why we’re #UNOproud.

Greek 101

(University Center Room 208) (7pm to 9pm)

Come learn more about going Greek! Representatives from IFC, NPHC, and PHC will be present to answer and go more in depth about their recruitment processes. This event is sponsored by Greek Life.

Four Horsemen Chess Club Meeting

(University Center Room 212) (7pm to 9pm)

Join us for our weekly chess meetings and like us on Facebook for information about events and meetings! No prior experience necessary. Facebook.com/FourHorsemenChess


Tuesday, August 23

Fresh Fest

(The Quad) (11am to 12pm)

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.

American Association of University Women Meeting

(Greek Life Office) (11am to 12pm)

Join us for our first meeting!

Delta’s Bake Sale Fundraiser!

(University Center Pavilion) (12:13pm to 4pm)

Students encourage to buy sweet treats, the money goes towards the Ovarian Cancer Walk. This event is sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Intramural Sports Info Session

(Recreational Center) (12:15pm to 1:15pm)

Find out everything you need to know about Intramural Sports at UNO. This event is sponsored by the Department of Recreation & Intramural Sports.

Real Talk

(Milneburg Hall Room 351) (12:20pm to 1pm)

You help frame the discussion as we talk about topics that matter most to you. This event is sponsored by Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship.

Intramural Sports Info Session

(REC Center) (3:30pm to 4:30pm)

Find out everything you need to know about Intramural Sports at UNO. This event is sponsored by the Department of Recreation & Intramural Sports.

Throwback Game Night

(University Center Lounge) (6pm to 8pm)

Who needs a PlayStation or XBOX when you could play with a Nintendo GameCube instead? Come chill with the members of Phi Kappa Sigma and play some of the classics.

Late Night with the Greeks

(University Center Ballroom) (7pm to 11pm)

Get to know all three Greek Councils at Late Night with the Greeks! This event is sponsored by Greek Life.

BOKWA: Group Exercise Class

(REC Center MP Room 1) (7:15pm to 8:15pm)

BOKWA - is a new and completely different approach to group exercise; participants draw the BOKWA® L, 3, J, K and dozens of other steps with their feet while performing an energizing and addictive cardio workout routine. Because the steps are structured as letters and numbers everyone can do BOKWA!!


Wednesday, August 24

Wake Up Wednesday

(Student Success Center, PEC) (9am to 11am)

Join First Year Experience for Wake Up Wednesday in the Student Success Center in the PEC! Grab free coffee and breakfast items while chatting with the Student Success team!

Black Out Fest

(Human Performance Center Parking Lot) (11:13am to 1:13pm)

Come support black-owned businesses! Black vendors will be showcasing and selling their products. This event is sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Letters in the UC

(University Center) (12pm to 1pm)

Come meet the Greeks in the University Center and learn more about going Greek! Members of each organization will be there to answer all your questions.

Beginning Yoga 101

(REC Center MP Room 1) (4:30pm to 5pm)

An introduction to yoga poses, flow sequences, alignment principles, modification of poses for special needs, balance techniques, breath work, energy centers, and meditation.

Lambda Chi BBQ

(Lakefront behind campus) (6pm to 8pm)

A BBQ on campus put on by the brothers of Lambda Chi Alpha. It is a social event where all are welcome to come enjoy some good food and company.

La Zona Worship Service

(Milneburg Hall Room 179) (7:37pm to 9pm)

Relevant teaching about life, faith, and God. This event is sponsored by Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship.

Movie at the Amp

(Amphitheater) (8pm to 11pm)

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs out to the Amphitheater to watch a movie that YOU choose! Vote on the event wall! This event is sponsored by the Student Activities Council.


Thursday, August 25

UNIV Passport Tour

(Student Success Center, Earl K. Long Library) (9am to 10am)

Join a UNIV Peer Mentor (upperclass student) for a tour of campus! They are also very knowledgeable about all the campus resources that are available to you! Please be prompt at 9:00 am if you plan to attend this program.

Beginning Yoga 101

(REC Center MP Room 1) (12pm to 12:30pm)

An introduction to yoga poses, flow sequences, alignment principles, modification of poses for special needs, balance techniques, breath work, energy centers, and meditation.

Dapper Down Thursdays

(University Center Courtyard) (12:30pm to 2pm)

Dress to impress every Thursday and come hang with your Progressive Black Student Union! Games and a DJ will be provided to make sure each event is a success!

Water Balloon Dodgeball

(The Quad) (2pm to 4pm)

Escape the NOLA heat and socialize with ALD as we host a water balloon battle! This event is sponsored by Alpha Lambda Delta.

Pick-Up Basketball with Lambda Chi Alpha

(Recreation Center - Court 3) (4pm to 6pm)

Social event where the brothers of Lambda Chi Alpha will be playing basketball pick-up style. All are welcome to drop by and show us up.

Board Games & Beignets

(Newman Center) (4:30pm to 6:30pm)

Join us for a welcome back event with games and beignets!

Lambda Chi BBQ

(Lakefront behind campus) (6pm to 8pm)

A BBQ on campus put on by the brothers of Lambda Chi Alpha. It is a social event where all are welcome to come enjoy some good food and company.

Freshman Jumpstart #1

(Milneburg Hall Room 351) (4:30pm to 5:30pm)

If you can wrap your head around time & money management, good study habits, health & relationships then, you’ll have a great college experience. Discussions on life in college that you can’t afford to miss.

Kappa Sigma presents Battle for Bystander Awareness

(Location TBA) (5pm to 6:30pm)

The men of Kappa Sigma will be showing a short 40 minute movie “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary that focuses on sexual harassment and sexual assault on college campuses. Following the movie, we will allow students to ask questions to an open panel about bystander awareness. Food will be provided.

Coleman Courtyard Cookout

(Pontchartrain Hall Courtyard) (6:13pm to 10pm)

Incoming freshman and returning students living in the dorms come socialize with the Deltas and the Omegas. This event is sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Game Night

(The Sandbar at The Cove) (7pm to 9pm)

Video game and board game social with the brothers of Lambda Chi Alpha.


Friday, August 26

Ice, Ice Baby: A Popsicle Social with UNITY

(The Amphitheater) (3pm to 4pm)

Join Unity, UNO’s LGBT+ organization, for an afternoon of popsicles and icebreakers! We welcome all students who are interested in equality and LGBT+ issues. Games, music and popsicles will all be provided, so come learn more about us and get to know other like-minded students and community members here on campus.

UNO Genshiken Anime Club Meeting

(Kirshman Hall 214) (4:30pm to 6:30pm)

This week’s Theme: New. Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/UnoGenshikenAnimeClub

Game Night

(Pontchartrain Hall South Lounge) (7pm to 11pm)

Anime Club has monthly game nights at the end of every month. Normally a potluck event, an exception has been made for the first night. Pizza will be provided. Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/UnoGenshikenAnimeClub

Swing Dancing

(Education Building Room 103) (7:30pm to 9pm)

We’ll teach you everything you need to know. No partner required. This event is sponsored by Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship and UNO Swing Dancing Club.


For disability-related accommodations at any of these events, please contact Amy King at aaking@uno.edu. Please refer to our Disability Services website for information on the documentation you will need to provide if you are requesting accommodations.