Privateer Plunge Guide

Week 5: Enough is Enough Week

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Sunday, September 11

Sunday Night Mass

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

Join us at the Newman Center for Sunday Night Mass. Mass is held every Sunday at 6 PM & 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, September 12

UNO Service Coalition General Meeting

(University Center 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.

Student Activities Council General Meeting

(University Center 211) (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!

Four Horsemen Chess Club Weekly Meeting

(University Center 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.

Tuesday, September 13

Corn Starch Run

(The Quad) (11am to 2pm)

Various demonstrations including the famous walk on water/corn starch run. This event is sponsored by the Chemistry Department.

Start Strong Fest

(University Center Gallery Lounge) (12pm to 2pm)

Hosted each fall, we help to kick start your semester! Join First Year Experience, the 4 colleges, and representatives from various offices to ensure a successful academic year. Come learn about minors and special programs, co-curricular activities and resources that can help you develop in mind, body and spirit. Food will be provided.

Christian Life Community

(Newman Center) (12:00pm to 1:15pm)

Join us in the Newman Center for mass, then join us for a faith discussion!

Cookies with the College of Business

(Kirschman Hall Atrium) (12:15pm to 1:30pm)

Stop for a snack and meet your College of Business Team.

Emotional Wellness

(University Center Room 208) (12:15pm to 1:45pm)

In Our Own Voice presentation by The National Alliance on Mental Illness. This event is sponsored by UNO Counseling Services.

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.

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, September 14

Swampball Info Session

(The Quad) (11am to 2pm)

The UNO Ambassadors will be hosting Swampball on October 1st! In order to prepare you for this awesome event, we will be having an info session on September 14th to answer any questions you may have and to get you started into the Swampball mindset. Here, you will be able to pick up a packet, turn in a filled out packet, chat with the Ambassadors, play some volleyball and just have fun! We hope to see you there, be prepared to ”Get Dirty!”

Mass and Munch

(Newman Center) (12:00pm to 1:15pm)

Join us in the Newman Center for mass, then join us for lunch!

Grab A Grand at the UNO Federal Credit Union

(Homer L. Hitt Alumni & Visitors Center) (12pm to 1:30pm)

Are you feelin’ LUCKY? Stop by & SPIN the WHEEL for a chance in our “Cash Grab Machine!” Lucky winners will have an allotted time to grab all the CASH they can hold on to! Popcorn, prizes, candy, CASH and refreshments! UNOFCU student ID must be presented to participate.

Meet the Press

(University Center Room 252) (12:30pm to 1:30pm)

Driftwood is going to have food in our room and a meet and greet with the staff.

Sexual Wellness

(University Center Room 206) (12:30pm to 1:30pm)

Hooking up and sexual health discussion by Sage Bierster, Social Work Intern. This event is sponsored by UNO Counseling Services.

Real Life Mario Kart Balloon Battle

(The Quad) (12:30pm to 2pm)

Each player is given 3 balloons to tie around the waist, and the goal is to pop balloons of other players before yours are popped! A timed game begins when 5 players are ready. Players whose balloons are all popped must leave the playing field. When time runs out, the player with the most un-popped balloons is the winner! This event is sponsored by Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity.

Beginning Yoga 101

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

An introduction to yoga poses, flow sequences, alignment 19 principles, modification of poses for special needs, balance techniques, breath work, energy centers, and meditation.

Foam Party

(The Quad) (7pm to 10pm)

SAC Presents: FOAM PARTY! Come play in a large pit of foam with SAC! There will be lots of foam, lots of music, and lots of fun!

Thursday, September 15

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 thatare available to you! Please be prompt at 9:00 am if you plan to attend this program.

Service Fair

(North Deck of the University Center) (11pm to 1:30pm)

UNO Service Coalition will be hosting their annual Service Fair. Come meet local service providers and complete a small service project. This is a great way to give back to your NOLA community!

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.

Physical Wellness

(University Center Lobby) (12:30pm to 1:30pm)

Tabling by Eat Fit NOLA, Big Easy Bucha, Clean Creations and more! This event is sponsored by UNO Counseling Services.

Midday Musings Discussion Series

(Liberal Arts 236) (12:30pm to 1:30pm)

Midday Musings (formerly 3rd Wednesday) returns for fall 2016 with “The Book that Changed My Life” as its first discussion topic. Discuss this topic with a faculty member, a graduate student, and an undergraduate student. Free and open to the public. Snacks and cold drinks provided.

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!

Freshmen Jumpstart #4

(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.

Open Mic Night

(The Sandbar) (7:30pm to 9pm)

Come join your PBSU for a night full of various forms of 20 entertainment such as instrumentalists, poets, singers, and much more! If you would like to participate in the event, please email See you there!

Friday, September 16

Free Popsicles from Theta Xi

(The Quad) (12:15pm to 1:30pm)

Come cool off with Theta Xi as we give out free frozen treats!

SGA Senate Meeting

(University Center 208) (2pm to 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!

Weekly Meeting of UNO Genshiken Anime Club

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

This week’s Theme: Post Apocalyptic/Dystopia. Like us on Facebook:

Saturday, September 17

XA Olympics

(The Amphitheater) (9:30am to 11:30am)

Prove yourself as a competitor and team player in the Chi Alpha Olympics with your brains and brawn. Athletic wear encouraged. Getting dirty possible. This event is sponsored by Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship.

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.