Welcome Week 2020 – Stay Tuned for More Details!



Schedule of Events

In light of our continued efforts to adjust and adapt for COVID-19 prevention, decisions on the format of 2020's Welcome Week have not yet been finalized. For now, you can take a peek through this page to see some of the preliminary events and programs tentatively scheduled. For more information once final decisions are made, please stop back here and visit UWSP's SPIN website. We encourage you to search the Welcome Week category on SPIN for updated events listed throughout summer. Until then, we appreciate your patience!


 Wednesday, August 26


8 a.m - 8 p.m.

New Student Move-In
Residence Halls

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Basement Brewhaus Open
Dreyfus University Center

10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch
DeBot Dining Center

4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Dinner
DeBot Dining Center

8 p.m - 9 p.m.

New Resident Arrival Meeting
Residence Halls


 Thursday, August 27

8 a.m - 8 p.m.

New Student Move-In
Residence Halls

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Basement Brewhaus Open
Dreyfus University Center

10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch
DeBot Dining Center

4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Dinner
DeBot Dining Center

8 p.m - 9 p.m.

New Resident Arrival Meeting
Residence Halls


 Friday, August 28

8 a.m - 8 p.m.

New Student Move-In
Residence Halls

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Basement Brewhaus Open
Dreyfus University Center

10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch
DeBot Dining Center

4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Dinner
DeBot Dining Center

8 p.m - 9 p.m.

New Resident Arrival Meeting
Residence Halls


 Saturday, August 29


8 a.m - 8 p.m.

New AND Returning Student Move-In
Residence Halls

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Free admission to Allen Fitness Center 
Allen Center

10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch
DeBot Dining Center

4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Dinner
DeBot Dining Center

7 p.m.

7 p.m. Can I Kiss You? Teaching Consent and Respect in Relationships 
Virtual Presentation

**Mandatory attendance

8 p.m - 9 p.m.

New Resident Arrival Meeting
Residence Halls

9 p.m.

Ice Cream Social
DeBot Dining Center


 Sunday, August 30

8 a.m - 8 p.m.

Returning Student Move-In
Residence Halls

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

UWSP Tech Essentials 
Dreyfus University Center

9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Brunch
DeBot Dining Center

Noon - 6 p.m.

Free admission to Allen Fitness Center 
Allen Center

1 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Lower Marketplace Open
DeBot Dining Center

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Bike Ride From Point to Point
Meet at the Sundial

(participants must provide their own bicycle)


4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Dinner
DeBot Dining Center

8 p.m. - 10p.m.

Campus Scavenger Hunt
TBA

8 p.m - 9 p.m.

New Resident Arrival Meeting
Residence Halls



 Monday, August 31

6 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Free admission to Allen Fitness Center 
Allen Center

7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Breakfast
DeBot Dining Center

8 a.m - 8 p.m.

Returning Student Move-In
Residence Halls

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Basement Brewhaus Open
Dreyfus University Center

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Poster Sale
The Encore, Dreyfus University Center

10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Lower Marketplace Open
DeBot Dining Center

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Convocation
Virtual Presentation

**Mandatory attendance

10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch
DeBot Dining Center

11:30 a.m.

Class Photo
TBD: Kotal Field OR individual photo uploads

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

DCA Session 
TBA

**Mandatory attendance

4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dinner
DeBot Dining Center

8 p.m. 

Comedian: Eric O'Shea
Hybrid format; location TBD

In person for 50 attendees; live stream to entire campus

8 p.m - 9 p.m.

New Resident Arrival Meeting
Residence Halls


 Tuesday, September 1

6:15 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Free admission to Allen Fitness Center 
Allen Center

7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Breakfast
DeBot Dining Center

8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Basement Brewhaus Open
Dreyfus University Center

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Poster Sale
The Encore, Dreyfus University Center

10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Lower Marketplace Open
DeBot Dining Center

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Food Court Open
Dreyfus University Center

10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch
DeBot Dining Center

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

COFAC Program
Noel Fine Arts Center

2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Labor of Love
TBA

4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dinner
DeBot Dining Center

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Student Engagement Fair
TBA

8 p.m - 9 p.m.

New Resident Arrival Meeting
Residence Halls


 Wednesday, September 2

8 a.m.

Classes Start 

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FREE Admission: Allen Fitness Center

Come work out for FREE and learn more about health and wellness opportunities on campus!

Allen Fitness Center, Allen Center

Aug. 29
    9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Aug. 30
    Noon - 6 p.m.
Aug. 31
    6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sept. 1
    6:15 a.m. - 8 p.m.

University Store and Text Rental

Rm 003, Dreyfus University Center

Aug. 26 - Sept. 1

  8 a.m. - 8 p.m. 

Sept. 2

  8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Pick up your text rental books, Pointer apparel, school supplies, snacks and more! Open extended hours for your convenience.