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Welcome Weekend

Schedule of Events

Friday, Aug. 16

7 a.m. to 12 p.m. New student check-in and move-in Residential students will move into their residence halls and commuter students will check in at the Kanter Student Center
12-1 p.m. Convocation and picnic Meet us at the Willow Bowl for opening convocation and welcoming with President Rames, faculty, and staff. Afterward, enjoy lunch with your family on the green.
2-3 p.m. WOW kick-off Meet us in Ramsey Theater, where you will meet your ambassador and assigned group for the weekend.
3-3:30 p.m. Class of 2023 photo We will take a short walk over to the Wildcat stadium to take the Class of 2023 photo.
3:30-4:15 p.m. Group activities Intramural and football fields
4:15-5 p.m.   Residential students will gather in their residence hall and commuter students will gather in Ramsey Theatre.
5-7 p.m. Dinner Meet your group in the upper cafeteria for dinner and group bonding.
7:30-8:30 p.m. Group activities Follow your ambassador
8:30-9:45 p.m. America's Got Talent: Adam Grabowski Ramsey Theatre
10-11:30 p.m. Glow-in-the-dark foam dance party Bowen lawn

Saturday, Aug. 17

7-9 a.m. Breakfast Meet your friends for breakfast in the upper cafeteria
9-9:30 a.m. WOW kick-off Meet your group in Ramsey Theatre for the kickstart of activities for day 2
9:30-11:30 a.m. Rotating sessions During the rotating sessions, you will learn all about all the services WSC has to offer and where your classes are located for the following week.
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch Meet your group in the upper cafeteria for lunch and group bonding!
1-4 p.m. Rotating sessions During the rotating sessions, you will learn all about all the services WSC has to offer and where your classes are located for the following week.
4-4:30 p.m. Campus security Ramsey Theatre
4:30-5:30 p.m. C.L. Lindsey: Alcohol awareness Ramsey Theatre
5:30-7 p.m. Dinner Meet your group in the upper cafeteria for dinner and group bonding.
7-9 p.m. Live concert: Rascal Martinez Join us in the Willow Bowl for live music and an ice cream social hosted by Greek Life.
9-11 p.m. Midnight carnival Meet new people with a carnival-themed evening of fun!

Sunday, Aug. 18

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Brunch Meet your group in the upper cafeteria for brunch and group bonding.
1-2 p.m. Closing ceremony Meet us in Ramsey Theatre for a Q&A session, cash in your tickets for prizes, and get group photos.
2:30-3 p.m. Planetarium show Fred G. Dale Planetarium
3-3:30 p.m. Meal plans for commuter students Bluestem Conference Room, Kanter Student Center
4-4:30 p.m. Bowling Club Meet-and-Greet Do you enjoy bowling? Meet the Bowling Club in the Bluestem Conference Room in Kanter Student Center.
5-7 p.m. Picnic; club, organization, and business expo Get involved and see how the community supports its students at the expo! Join a club or two and grab some goodies from local businesses in the Kanter Student Center.
7-7:30 p.m. CRU root beer kegger Learn all about CRU and enjoy some root beer in the Willow Bowl.
7:30-9:30 p.m. Hypnotist End your weekend of fun with an evening of unknown adventure in Ramsey Theatre.