Privateer Plunge Guide

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Monday, August 27

First SGA Senate Meeting

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: Kirschman Hall 222

Stop by the first SGA meeting to see what student governance is all about! SGA meets every other Monday at 12:00 PM. Feel free to bring your lunch! Sponsored by: Student Government Association (jnballa1@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

Catch Up with Counseling Services

Time: 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: Student Success Center (1st floor of the library)

Grab some swag, meet the staff, and hear about the awesome programs we have coming up this semester! Coffee & tea will be provided!

Sponsored by: Counseling Services (alstewa1@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

Trivia with Tri Beta!

Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Biology Tutoring Center, Science Building Room 2105

Come Join the Tri Beta Biological Honor Society for some Biology related Trivia. Answer questions in a contest for a chance to win prizes. Food and Beverages will also be provided. After the contest, enjoy a movie with popcorn provided. Everyone is invited, so join us for a chance to win prizes and exercise your Biology skills!

Sponsored by: Tri Beta Biological Honor Society (mbhamed@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

Undergraduate Research and Creativity

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Creativity is dedicated to engaging undergraduate students in research and creative works. The Center invites you to this information session which will introduce you to the center; our mechanisms for disseminating information to students; funding mechanisms and opportunities (both internal and external); presentation opportunities (both internal and external); and ways to find mentors on campus. This event is open to ALL students regardless of academic major. Food will be served.

Sponsored by: Center for Undergraduate Research and Creativity (esigler@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: University Center Room 206

Student Activities Council (SAC) General Meeting

Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: University Center 206

Want to get involved?! Then come to SAC's General Meeting! We will be discussing our upcoming events and how you can help make them Successful! Instagram: @unosac Twitter: @uno_sac

Sponsored by: Student Activities Council (kegaienn@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

Greek 101

Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: University Center Ballroom

Come learn about what it means to #GOGREEK at UNO! All students interested in joining a Greek organization will be required to attend at least one session of Greek 101 or NPHC 101.

Sponsored by: Fraternity & Sorority Life (ntemple@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

The Well: Dinner & Worship

Time: 6:00 PM to 7:45:00 PM
Location: Privateer Place Clubhouse

The Well is the weekly dinner and worship gathering for BCM Christian Community at UNO. Dinner begins at 6:00 Pm and at 6:30 Pm we transition for our large group gathering. Each week you will be able to worship with students from several college campuses, hear a challenging and uplifting message, and discuss in small groups how to apply the message. The Well is open to all students!

Sponsored by: BCM Christian Community (nolabcm@gmail.com)
Orange - Involvement

Stand Up Comedy Night

Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: The Cove

Want to laugh?! Then join SAC at the Cove as it hosts a Stand Up Comedy Night! These award-winning comedians have been featured on MTV's Wild N' Out, Key and Peele, and the Laugh Factory. This is one show you will not want to miss!

Sponsored by: Student Activities Council (kegaienn@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

Tuesday, August 28

My Learning Commons

Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Library Learning Commons

Welcome new students. Please come out and learn about the resources available to you in the UNO Earl K. Long Library Learning Commons. In this insightful 30-minute session, where you will be oriented about the technical resources you will need to maximize your Success. You never know what surprises may await you while attending this informative session.

Hosted by the Earl K. Long Library

Sponsored by: Earl K. Long Library (bmcdonal@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

BCM Lunch Bunch

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: The Cove

BCM Lunch Bunch is a weekly gathering for students to hangout, have lunch together, and talk through spiritual, social, and cultural questions. You can purchase your food at The Cove or bring your own. Look for the Lunch Bunch logo when you come in and join us!

Sponsored by: BCM Christian Community (nolabcm@gmail.com)
Orange - Involvement

Cultural Cafe: Country Reveal Party

Time: 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: University Center Gallery Lounge

Join us in congratulating the Model United Nations Club as they reveal their delegations and countries that UNO Model UN will be representing in China this fall. This cultural cafe will have lunch as well as displays and music from other cultures. This event is sponsored by the Diversity Engagement Center. For more information, please contact diversity@uno.edu. Follow us on Facebook @UNODiversity.

Sponsored by: Diversity Engagement Center (mkfarle1@uno.edu)
Blue - Traditions

Real Talk

Time: 12:20 PM to 1:20 PM
Location: Milneburg Hall, Room 351

You help frame the discussion as we talk about topics that matter most to you. Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship

Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship (cgomes@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

Intercultural Conversations

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: International Center Room 133

If you love meeting people from all over the world, join the Intensive English Language Program's (in the Division of International Education) "Intercultural Conversations" with students from all over the world, including Thailand, Colombia, Japan, United Arab Emirates, Mauritania, and MORE! Come to learn about other cultures, languages, and ideas. Snacks will be provided.

Sponsored by: Division of International Education - Intensive English Language Program (lcharbon@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

PBSU General Meeting

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: Student Success Center

The Progressive Black Student Union invites you to join us in our first general meeting of the fall semester. Learn information about the requirements and expectations of a PBSU member and also, get a sneak peek on all of the exciting events we have planned for the upcoming year!

Instagram: uno.pbsu

Sponsored by: Progressive Black Student Union (PBSU) (tbmiles@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

Tau Beta Pi Information Session

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: UNO Engineering Building Breezeway

Tau Beta Pi is an engineering honor society representing the entire profession and is the second oldest honor society in the nation. The Louisiana Epsilon Chapter invites you to an informational session to learn about the society and membership benefits. Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by: Tau Beta Pi UNO Chapter (pdjames@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

Treats on Us

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
Location: Library Breezeway

Grab a sweet treat and learn how you can join the the American Marketing Association! Follow us on Instagram @ama_uno

Sponsored by: American Marketing Association (adcarte1@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

Undergraduate Research and Creativity

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: University Center Room 206

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Creativity is dedicated to engaging undergraduate students in research and creative works. The Center invites you to this information session which will introduce you to the center; our mechanisms for disseminating information to students; funding mechanisms and opportunities (both internal and external); presentation opportunities (both internal and external); and ways to find mentors on campus. This event is open to ALL students regardless of academic major. Food will be served.

Sponsored by: Center for Undergraduate Research and Creativity (esigler@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

VASA Meeting

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Location: Kirschman Hall Room 209

Interested in Vietnamese culture or just meeting new people? Join us at the our first meeting to get to know what we do, learn about events for the upcoming year, and make some friends! Anyone and everyone is invited! A light lunch will be provided. For more information, please visit facebook.com/unovasa

Sponsored by: Vietnamese American Student Organization (ltngo1@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

Late Night with the Greeks

Time: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Location: University Center Ballroom

Come spend an evening with the UNO Greek Community. There will be free food and games! This is a great place to come get all your questions answered and to meet sorority and fraternity members!

Sponsored by: Fraternity & Sorority Life (ntemple@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

Movie Night by the Pool

Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Privateer Place Pool

Privateer Place will host a cook out and movie night by the pool. We will have a blow up screen and will put a movie on to relax by the pool or even in the pool as the movie plays.

Sponsored by: Privateer Place (daniel.harris@clvusa.com)
Orange - Involvement

Wednesday, August 29

My Learning Commons

Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Library Learning Commons

Welcome new students. Come out and learn about the resources available to you in the UNO Earl K. Long Library Learning Commons. In this insightful 30-minute session, where you will be oriented about the technical resources you will need to maximize your Success. You never know what surprises may await you while attending this informative session.

Sponsored by: Earl K. Long Library (bmcdonal@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

Mass and Munch

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: Newman Center

Mass and Munch is held every Wednesday with Mass beginning at 12:00 noon and lunch to follow. Mass is held within the Chapel of the Newman Center. Come join us for a FREE meal starting at 12:30 PM! All are welcomed to join us for either Mass and/or lunch each week. The UNO Newman Center is located across from the University Center and next to the International Center.

Sponsored by: Catholic Privateers (cjlazari@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

Time-Management

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: University Center Room, 208

An engaging workshop revolving around the principles of good time management. Techniques and tips for improving one’s time management skills will be offered.

Sponsored by: Counseling Services (nrwallo1@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

Intercultural Conversations

Time: 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: International Center Room 133

If you love meeting people from all over the world, join the Intensive English Language Program's (in the Division of International Education) "Intercultural Conversations" with students from all over the world, including Thailand, Colombia, Japan, United Arab Emirates, Mauritania, and MORE! Come to learn about other cultures, languages, and ideas. Snacks will be provided.

Sponsored by: Division of International Education - Intensive English Language Program (lcharbon@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

Here's the Scoop on the Student Success Center

Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Student Success Center in the Earl K. Long Library

First Year Experience Invites Everyone to Come & get 'The Scoop' on the Student Success Center, located in the Privateer Enrollment Center! Stop by and learn about all the great things that First Year Experience and the Student Success Center have to offer & Grab a Scoop of Ice Cream!

Sponsored by: First Year Experience (kagriff4@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

737 Worship Service

Time: 7:37:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Milneburg Hall, Room 179

Relevant teaching about life, faith, and God. Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship

Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship (cgomes@uno.edu)
Blue - Traditions

Thursday, August 30:

My Learning Commons

Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Library Learning Commons

Welcome new students. Come out and learn about the resources available to you in the UNO Earl K. Long Library Learning Commons. In this insightful 30-minute session, where you will be oriented about the technical resources you will need to maximize your Success. You never know what surprises may await you while attending this informative session.

Sponsored by: Earl K. Long Library (bmcdonal@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

Dapper Down

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: University Center Atrium

Take a break between classes and come hang with your PBSU! Join us in the University Center every other Thursday as we dress for success while socializing, networking and enjoying life-size board games and music. Follow our Instagram @uno.pbsu to keep up with all things PBSU!

Sponsored by: Progressive Black Student Union (tbmiles@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

Get To Know The Poets (Limericks)

Time: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: University Center Gallery Lounge

The Young Poets Society invites you to play some ice breaker games as well as to learn how to write a limerick.

Sponsored by: Young Poets Society (dadarwee@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

Pathways Kickoff

Time: 12:30 PM to 1:45:00 PM
Location: Sen Ted Hickey Ballroom

Join the Pathways Program for a free kickoff meeting for newly admitted Pathways students.The event will discuss expectations of the program, provide you with information about academic resources, and we will serve lunch! *Please note, this is a mandatory event and limited to ONLY Pathways students.

Sponsored by: Privateer Pathways (jjodell@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

Stay Kool with The K (Circle K)

Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Privateer Place

The summer heat is a bummer! Come and cool off with UNO Circle K. We'll have BBQ and snacks.

Sponsored by: UNO Circle K (emiller2@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

Freshman Jumpstart #1

Time: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Milneburg Hall 351

If you can wrap your head around time and money management, good study habits, health and relationships, you'll have a great college experience. Join us for discussions on college life that you can't afford to miss. Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship

Sponsored by: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship (cgomes@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources

Trap Karaoke

Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: The Cove

Come out for a night full of fun and laughter! Enjoy karaoke with a mix of trap, hip-hop and R&B with your favorite organization. Bring a friend!

Sponsored by: Progressive Black Student Union (tbmiles@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

Friday, August 31

UNO Comedy Club Presents: Trash Open Mic

Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: The Cove Sandbar

The UNO Comedy Club invites students to watch and perform stand-up comedy in our own Sandbar. Hosted by a member of the UNO Comedy Club, and with open performance slots for anyone, it's a great chance to students to practice comedy sets, try stand-up for the first time, or go see free comedy on the comfort of campus. Sign-up to perform opens 30 minutes before the show. Sets are 4 minutes.

Sponsored by: UNO Comedy Club (dplamplu@uno.edu)
Orange - Involvement

Saturday, September 1

Big Weekend at the Beach

Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Orange Beach, AL.

Big Weekend at the Beach (9/1/18 - 9/3/18) is BCM's annual beach retreat. You'll be joining students from various campuses for a weekend of spiritual renewal, making new friends, and lots of fun in the sun. Space is limited so you need to sign up and pay the $60 event fee ASAP! To register click - https://goo.gl/forms/idSSWfncsK7QPE8V2 To see the schedule click - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vqP9lPwDXUDzMrwg7yy_NFZmt9Ovf6ztaDpP4-p4j2E/edit?usp=sharing

Sponsored by: BCM Christian Community (nolabcm@gmail.com)
Blue - Traditions

Sunday, September 2

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Newman Center Chapel

Join us at the Newman Center the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit. The Mass of the Holy Spirit celebrates the start of the academic year, and dinner will follow Mass. 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, follow us on Facebook.

Sponsored by: Catholic Privateers (cjlazari@uno.edu)
Silver - Resources