Welcome week activities​​

IT'S TIME TO CELEBRATE THE START OF A NEW ACADEMIC YEAR!


Welcome back to campus students! Let's start the year off with a full week of fun, food and entertainment. See below for a complete schedule of events for the week.


Schedule of Events 


Cookies & Milk

  • Monday, August 17, 3-4:30pm
  • 307 Frazer Street
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff
  • Sponsored by: Counseling Services


Ice Cream Social & Build Kick-off

  • Tuesday, August 18,  1-3 pm
  • Cory Street Mall/Bell tower
  • Rain site: Alumni Memorial Union (AMU)
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff
  • Sponsored by UF Habitat for Humanity & Students Teaching Respect for Individuals with Disabilities Everyday (STRIDE)

Let the Games Begin

  • Tuesday, August 18,  7-10pm
  • FRC & Intramural Field
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff
  • Sponsored by: Phi Delta Chi, Alpa Zeta Omega & Kappa Epsilon

Community Church Fair 

  • Wednesday, August 19, 11 am - 1 pm 
  • Alumni Memorial Union (AMU) 
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff 
  • Sponsored by: Campus Ministries 


College is Just One Big Carnival

  • Wednesday, August 19, 3-6pm
  • Cory St. Mall
  • Rain site: Alumni Memorial Union (AMU)
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff
  • Sponsored by: Social Work Club & Gerontology Club

Restaurant Fair

  • Wednesday, August 19, 5-7:30pm
  • Henderson Dining Hall
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff with UF meal plan, or $9.49 per person
  • Sponsored by: UF Dining Services

Findlay's Market on the Mall 

  • Thursday, August 20, 11am to 1pm
  • Cory St. Mall (rain site: AMU) 
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff 
  • Sponsored by: Student Activities, Commuter Services, Leadership Development & Office of Advancement
  • Student Organization Co-hosts: STRIDE, Theta Chi

Popcorn & Games

  • Thursday, August 20, 2-5pm
  • Cory St. Mall Bell Tower
  • Rain site: Alumni Memorial Union (AMU)
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff 
  • Sponsored by: Euler Math Club

Restaurant Fair TOO

  • Thursday, August 20, 5-7:30pm
  • Henderson Dining Hall
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff with UF meal plan, or $9.49 per person
  • Sponsored by: UF Dining Services​

Chill Out with CAC & Cosiano Health Center

  • Snow cones!
  • Friday, August 21, 11am-1pm
  • Cory St Mall
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff 
  • Sponsored by: Colleges Against Cancer & Cosiano Health Center

Comedy LIVE 

Feature: D'Lai; Headliner: Steve Hofstetter

  • Friday August 21, 7pm
  • Ritz Auditorium - Old Main
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff 
  • Sponsored by: Campus Program Board (CPB) 

Kolor Run

  • Saturday, August 22, 10am-1pm 
  • Start & Finish Lines in Old Main Parking Lot #1
  • Please wear light colored/white clothes & old shoes
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff
  • Sponsored by: Sigma Kappa Sorority, Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority & Theat Chi Fraternity

Powder Puff Football

  • Saturday, August 22, 6 to 8:30pm 
  • Intramural Field
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff
  • Sponsored by: Sport & Event Management (SPEM) Club & Black Student Union (BSU)


Bonfire

  • Saturday, August 22, 9:30-11:30pm
  • Spirit Rock/Fire Pit
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff
  • Sponsored by: SPEM Club & BSU

Theta Chi Wing-Off

  • Sunday, August 23, 1-2pm
  • Intramural Field
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff
  • Sponsored by: Theta Chi Fraternity

Tye-Dye Party

  • Sunday, August 23, 2:15pm - while supplies last
  • Intramural Field
  • Please wear clothes you are comfortable getting dye on
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff
  • Sponsored by: Circle K

Lickety Split Ice Cream Eating Contest

  • Sunday, August 23, 2:45pm-3:45pm
  • Intramural Field
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff
  • Sponsored by:  Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority

Mud Volleyball Tournament

  • Sunday, August 23, 4-6pm
  • Intramural Field 
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff 
  • Sponsored by: Sigma Kappa Sorority
  • ** Shoes Required! Shirt & Shorts Required. NO bathing suits. Must complete an Agreement to Participate Form upon arrival at event.*

GlowGames Arcade

  • Sunday, August 23, 8-11pm
  • UF Water Fountain walkway & Cory St Mall near Gazebo
  • Rain site: Alumni Memorial Union (AMU)
  • Open to: Students, Faculty & Staff
  • Sponsored by:  CPB

Questions? Comments? 

Call: 419-434-4606 (ext.4606 on campus) 
Visit us at Office 8A located in The Alumni Memorial Union​​