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Week Of Welcome

The University of Central Missouri’s Week of Welcome (WOW) is a large series of programs hosted by the University to help first year, transfer students and non-traditional students in their transition to academic and student life. WOW is only one week, but the possibilities are endless!  Get ready for the semester with the Getting Started Check List

 

Week of Welcome Schedule - Fall 2022

Check out all the activities during UCM's Week of Welcome. All activities are free of charge for you to attend. Engagement in these activities will help you start off your college career on the right path.  

If you are a member of a Recognized Student Organization or campus office and are offering events during this time, please email kerns@ucmo.edu to be added to the 2022 Week of Welcome Schedule.

 

Sunday, August 14

9am-3pm Residence Halls Open
9-11am Shuttle to First United Methodist Church, The Rock, 305 S. Holden
4-5pm Welcome Worship Service, Christian Campus House, 211 S. Maguire St. 
5:30-7:30pm Cookout & Lawn Games, Christian Campus House, 211. S. Maguire St.
6-8pm Ice Cream Social, Baptist Student Union, 302 S. College St.
6pm Newman Mass & Dinner, Catholic Newman Center, Alumni Chapel
7-9pm Outdoor Games & Icees, UCM Navs Christian Ministry, East Field
7-10pm The Union Experience, Elliott Student Union

 

Monday, August 15 - First Day of Classes 

All day Classes Begin
9am-4pm Pop-in for Advising, Success Advising Center, Union 128
4pm Welcome BBQ, Theatre & Dance, Highlander Theatre
6pm Fraternity & Sorority Information Night, Fraternity/Sorority Life, Union 240
6-9pm WOW Laser Tag, USHA, SRWC Lower Courts
6:15-7:15pm Newman Axe Throwing, Catholic Newman Center, 307 S. Holden St. 

 

Tuesday, August 16

9am-4pm Pop-in for Advising, Success Advising Center, Union 128
11am-1pm On-Campus Student Job Fair, Human Resources & The Center, Union Atrium
6pm Fraternity & Sorority Information Night, Fraternity/Sorority Life, Union 240
6-8pm Back to School Bash, Baptist Student Union, 302 S. College St.
6-8pm Welcome Picnic, UCM Navs Christian Ministry, Selmo Park
6:15-7:15pm Newman Mass & Dinner, Catholic Newman Center, 307 S. Holden St.
6:30-8pm Theatre & Dance Rally, Theatre & Dance, Highlander Theatre
7-9pm MAC Special Event: Nadeen Manuel, Comedy Hypnosis Show, Mo's Activities Council, Hendricks Hall
7-9pm Campus-Wide Capture the Flag, Christian Campus House, Union Mall

 

Wednesday, August 17

8am Sorority Recruitment Registration Deadline, Fraternity/Sorority Life, Online
9am-4pm Pop-in for Advising, Success Advising Center, Union 128
1-3pm Grand Opening & Dedication, The Honors College, Achauer House
3-5pm Involvement Fair, Office of Student Activities, Union Mall
5pm Ice Cream Social, Lutheran Student Center, 215 S. Holden
5:30-8:30pm Fraternities on the Field, Fraternity/Sorority Life, East Field
6:15-7:15pm Newman Carnival Night, Catholic Newman Center, 307 S. Holden St.
6:30pm Theatre & Dance Fall Auditions, Theatre & Dance. Highlander Theatre
7-9pm Sand Volleyball, UCM Navs Christian Ministry, The Crossing Volleyball Courts
7:30-8:45pm DIG Worship, Christian Campus House, 211 S. Maguire St. 

 

Thursday, August 18

9am-4pm Pop-in for Advising, Success Advising Center, Union 128
5pm Welcome Back Barbeque, Lutheran Student Center, 215 S. Holden
6-8pm Watermelon Luau, Baptist Student Union, 302 S. College St.
6:15-7:15pm Newman Consumed & Dinner, Catholic Newman Center, 307 S. Holden St.
6:30pm
Theatre & Dance Fall Auditions, Theatre & Dance. Highlander Theatre
7pm UCM Bingo, Mo's Activities Council, South Quad (Outside SRWC)
7-9pm Rock Talks - Dinner, Games & Conversation, The Rock, 305. S. Holden
7:30-9:30pm Nav Night Worship, UCM Navs Christian Ministry, Union
8:30-9pm Pool Party @ Nassif, Christian Campus House, 428 E. Mill St. 

 

Friday, August 19

5:30-7:30pm 5 Star Struggle Meals Cooking Class, Christian Campus House, 211 S. Maguire St. 
6:15-7:15pm Newman Olympics, Catholic Newman Center, 307 S. Holden St. 
6:30pm Theatre & Dance Fall Auditions, Theatre & Dance. Highlander Theatre
7-9:30pm Board Game Night, UCM Navs Christian Ministry, Union Food Court
7pm MAC on the Block, Mo's Activities Council, East Field

 

Saturday, August 20

6:15-7:15pm State Fair Trip, Catholic Newman Center, 307 S. Holden St. 

 

Involvement Fair

Student engaged in an activity of Jenga at the Rec

Want to participate in the Involvement Fair?

Over 100 organizations attend the Involvement Fair on Wednesday during Week of Welcome. 

If you represent a Recognized Student Organization and want to participate in this year's Involvement Fair, please complete the form below. Involvement Fair will take place Wednesday, August 17 from 3-5pm on the Union Mall. 

Register Here

 

 

Contact

Student Activities
Elliott Union 217
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Tel: (660 543-4007

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