Privateer Plunge Guide

Week 3

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Sunday, August 28

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

Monday, August 29

UNO Service Coalition General Meeting

(University Center Room 212) (12:15pm to 1pm)

The Service Coalition is a student-run community service organization. We serve as the connection between volunteers, student groups, nonprofits, and service providers. We work together to address New Orleans’ social, environmental, and education needs by volunteering with various nonprofits within the community. In our general meetings we will discuss service dates and have nonprofit presentations.

Intramural Sports Info Session

(REC 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.

Intramural Sports Info Session

(REC Center) ((3:15pm to 4:15pm))

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

Student Activities Council General Meeting

(University Center 209) (4:30pm to 5:30pm)

SAC would like to invite all of our fellow Privateers, new and old, to join us at our general SAC meetings! 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!

Welcome Aboard

(Lakefront Arena) (5pm to 6:30pm)

Kick off the 2016 UNO Privateer season with your class! Join us at Lakefront Arena for free food, giveaways, contests, music and tons of Privateer Pride! Meet the Blue Krewe. Meet your student athletes. Participate for a chance to win fan packs. Receive your Marque. Buses will pick up from Pontchartrain Hall starting at 4:30 pm. #protecttheship

Back to School Bash

(Pontchartrain Halls Courtyard) (5:15pm to 6:45pm)

Our casual courtyard cookout will be an opportunity for students to meet and hangout in a safe, alcohol-free environment. There will be food, games, and even a photo booth. Students will also be provided with information to make healthy choices when it comes to alcohol. Sign our Bystander Intervention pledge for a chance to win a prize!

Game Night

(Pontchartrain South Hall 4th floor Lounge) (7pm to 9pm)

Dominion, Phase 10, Apples to Apples, and more! Bring your friends for a night of friendly competition. This event is sponsored by Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship.

Tuesday, August 30

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.

Theta Xi Free Car Wash

(Human Performance Center Parking Lot) (1pm to 3pm)

Come get your car washed for FREE by the men of Theta Xi!

Wednesday, August 31


(University Center) (11am to 12pm)

Come and learn some tips and tricks to balancing life, school and building mental wellness. This event is sponsored by First Year Experience and Counseling Services.

Undergraduate Research

(University Center Room 208) (12pm to 1pm)

Research is the search or discovery of new information through creative and scholarly works. The purpose of this event is to introduce students, regardless of discipline, to research, funding mechanisms and opportunities and current undergraduate research initiatives. This event is open to ALL students regardless of academic major. Light refreshments will be served.

Mass and Much

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

Join us at the Newman Center for Mass, followed by lunch!

Starlettes Danceteam Informational

(Kirschman Hall Room 219) (4:30pm to 5:30pm)

The UNO Starlettes Danceteam will be holding an informational prior to the up coming fall try-outs. The session will allow interested ladies to come learn more about what it takes to be a Starlette. Follow the Starlettes on Instagram....simply search unostarlettes!!!

NPHC Kick-it at the Amp

(The Amphitheater) (6pm to 10pm)

Want to meet the members of the National Pan-Hellenic council for some food and fun? This event is for you. The amphitheater is where our council traditionally has our New Member presentations so what better place to get to know our council. Follow us on facebook:

Comedy Night

(Location TBA) (7pm to 9pm)

Join us in a night of three hysterical, nationally recognized comedians! This event is sponsored by the Student Activities Council.

Thursday, September 1

Diversity Book Distribution

(Library Breezeway) (12:30pm to 1:30pm)

Come receive a FREE copy of this semester’s diversity book! This program is offered each semester for students, faculty, and staff. Participants discuss different perspectives of diversity and inclusion in literature.

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!

Freshman Jumpstart #2

(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. This event is sponsored by Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship.

Friday, September 2

SGA Senate Meeting

(University Center Room 208) (2pm-3pm)

Part of the UNOSGA Legislative Branch, the SGA Senate will be holding their first meeting. Attend to get the inside scoop of what may be happening in your college or around the university. Senate meetings happen biweekly. To join, fill out an application in SGA office, UC 236, or at the senate meeting!

Genshiken Anime Club Meeting

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

This week’s Theme: Medieval Fantasy. Like us on Facebook:

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