Welcome Week 2019

 

Schedule of Events

For more information, please visit UWSP's SPIN website. We encourage you to search the Welcome Week category for updated events listed throughout summer.

 Thursday, August 29


9 a.m - 4 p.m.

New Student Move-In
Residence Halls

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Floor Meetings: Group 1
Residence Halls

Dinner: Group 2
Food Court, Dreyfus University Center

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Floor Meetings: Group 2
Residence Halls

Dinner: Group 1
Food Court, Dreyfus University Center

7 p.m.

*Can I Kiss You? Teaching Consent and Respect in Relationships
Multi-Activity Center, Champions Hall

Presenter Mike Domitrz, will give real-life scenarios while teaching about consent and respect in relationships.
Hosted by the Dean of Students Office

9 p.m.

Outdoor Movie: The Secret Life of Pets 2
Colman Track
Grab popcorn and a blanket!

All Day

Free admission at our Fitness Centers!

Allen Fitness Center (6:15 a.m. - 8 p.m.)

Champions Hall Fitness Center (7 a.m. - 9 p.m.)

 Friday, August 30

7 a.m - 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast
Food Court, Dreyfus University Center

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

*Convocation
Multi-Activity Center, Champions Hall
Learn about our UW-Stevens Point traditions. Meet our faculty and staff who are ready to support you throughout your academic journey at UWSP.

More information can be found on our Convocation website.

11:30 a.m. - Noon

Class Photo
Kotal Field
Say cheese! An incoming class photo will be shared on social media following the Convocation ceremony, and also been displayed outside the Alumni Room in the Dreyfus University Center.

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

New Student Picnic and Vendor Fair
DeBot Field
Enjoy cookout-style food and check out all of the amazing on and off campus businesses and resources here at UWSP. You won't believe the amount of free stuff!

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

*The Secrets to Winning College: New Student Advising Meeting 
Quandt Fieldhouse, Champions Hall
Tricks of the trade that only experienced college students can tell you!
Hosted by University College

3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

City Bus Tours hosted by SGA and Admissions
Meet in the Quandt Fieldhouse lobby, Champions Hall
Tours will run every 30 minutes
3:30 p.m. - first tour
4 p.m. - second tour
4:30 p.m. - third tour
Hosted by our Student Government Association and Admissions

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Dinner
Food Court, Dreyfus University Center

7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Dreyfus University Center House Party
Dreyfus University Center
Get to know your University Centers with games, prizes, dancing, a pizza party and so much more!! Free and fun for all—this is what student life is all about!

All Day

Free admission at our Fitness Centers!

Allen Fitness Center (6:15 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

Champions Hall Fitness Center (7 a.m. - 7 p.m.)

 Saturday, August 31

9 a.m. - Noon

Labor of Love
Meet at the Multi-Activity Center Entrance, Champions Hall
Meet new friends, have fun and "pay-it-forward!" First-year students and residence hall staff provide service to the Stevens Point community – from cleaning local parks to assisting campus community neighbors to sprucing up the children's museum. For more information, visit the Labor of Love website.
Hosted by Residential Living 

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

Brunch
Food Court, Dreyfus University Center

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Inclusivity Workshop with Diversity and College Access
Quandt Fieldhouse, Champions Hall

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

ROTC Open House
Room 37, Champions Hall
Stop in to see what ROTC is all about.

2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

UW-Stevens Point Tech Essentials
Dreyfus University Center
A great opportunity to get individual help to set up and learn the technology resources that will be critical to your success at UWSP.

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

Dinner
Food Court, Dreyfus University Center

8 p.m.

Comedian: Eric O’Shea
Quandt Fieldhouse, Champions Hall
Proudly brought to you by Campus Activities and Student Engagement (CASE)

All Day

Free admission at our Fitness Centers!

Allen Fitness Center (9 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Champions Hall Fitness Center (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

 Sunday, September 1

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Returning Students Move-In
Residence Halls

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

Brunch
Food Court, Dreyfus University Center

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

"After Hours" Gaming: Retro games, board games, snacks and prizes

University Library, Albertson Hall

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

FREE Group Fitness Sample Classes: Dance, Tone, Stretch and Sweat!
Berg Gymnasium, Champions Hall
Come try out just some of the fun, FREE Group Fitness Classes available to you as a student at UWSP. Proudly brought to you by our University Centers Fitness and Recreation Programs.

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

Dinner
Food Court, Dreyfus University Center

8 p.m.

Hypnotist: Chris Jones
Quandt Fieldhouse, Champions Hall
Proudly brought to you by Campus Activities and Student Engagement (CASE)

All Day

Free admission at our Fitness Centers!

Allen Fitness Center (12 - 9 p.m.)

Champions Hall Fitness Center (12 - 9 p.m.)

 Monday, September 2

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

FREE Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Use on Lake Joanis 
Schmeeckle Reserve
Did you know UWSP has its own Outdoor Rentals? You can rent reasonably priced outdoor equipment such as canoes, kayaks, camping equipment, backyard games and much more. Try out some equipment for FREE and take in the surrounding natural beauty with one of our many outdoor rentals.

Noon - 3 p.m.

Club Sports RecFest! Meet the teams to get involved! 
DeBot Dining Center Sidewalk
Learn more about your University Centers' Fitness and Recreation Programs, like our Climbing Wall, Aquatics Center, Club Sports, Intramurals, and more during this fun fest.

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Bubble Soccer, Open Play - All are Welcome!

DeBot Dining Center Field
Join a team for this casual, fun outdoor recreational sport sure to have you laughing for hours! Inflatable bubble suits allow players to safely bounce off one another!
Hosted by your University Centers' Club Sports department

2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Ranger Challenge by ROTC
Parking Lot F West 
Do you have what it takes? Come test yourself and find out!

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Yard Games with the Greeks
Debot Field
Learn about Greek life on campus while playing fun yard games like bag toss and more. 

7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Residence Hall Association Welcome Back Dance
Laird Room, Dreyfus University Center 
Dance the night away (or at least until 10 p.m., you have class in the morning)!

All Day

Free admission at our Fitness Centers!

Allen Fitness Center (Noon - 9 p.m.)

Champions Hall Fitness Center (7 a.m. - 9 p.m.)

​​ ​

FREE Admission: Fitness Centers

Come work out for FREE and learn more about the health and wellness opportunities at our fitness centers on campus!

Allen Fitness Center, Allen Center

Aug. 29
6:15 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Aug. 30
6:15 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sept. 31
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sept. 1
12 - 9 p.m.
Sept. 2    12 - 9 p.m.

Champions Hall Fitness Center, Champions Hall

Aug. 29
   7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Aug. 30
   7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sept. 31
   10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sept. 1
   12 - 9 p.m.
Sept. 2
   7 a.m. - 9 p.m.

University Store and Text Rental

Rm 003, Dreyfus University Center

Aug. 29 - 30

  8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Aug. 31 & 
Sept. 1 - 2
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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