Welcome Week 2022 – Welcome home, Pointers!





Schedule of Events: Thursday, September 1 - Monday, September 5

2022 Welcome Week is your chance to get involved and make connections. Take a peek through this page to see the events and programs scheduled. For more information and program details, visit UWSP's SPIN website. We encourage you to search the Welcome Week category on SPIN for updated events listed in real time. Until Welcome Week is officially kicked off on September 1, we appreciate your patience and understanding of this ever-evolving fall 2022 semester!


 Thursday, September 1

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

FREE Admission to Allen Fitness Center and Champions Hall Fitness Center
Allen Center; Champions Hall

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

New Student Move-In
Residence Halls

8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Basement Brewhaus Open
Dreyfus University Center 

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Chill Out with Admissions/Free popsicles and icees 
Welcome Center 

4 p.m.

Parent send off 
Quandt Fieldhouse 

4:30 - 5:45 p.m.

Floor Meetings (Group 1); Dinner (Group 2)
Residence Halls; DeBot Dining Center

5:45 - 7:30 p.m.

Floor Meetings (Group 2); Dinner (Group 1)
Residence Halls; DeBot Dining Center

7:30 p.m.  Mandatory session

Can I Kiss You? Teaching Consent and Respect in Relationships
Virtual session: https://wisconsin-edu.zoom.us/j/99717087062?pwd=QXVWQ3RtdkZBanM0Z2Y3bmxhOXYvZz09 

9:30 p.m.

Ice cream social 
DeBot Dining Center

PLACES TO BE ON CAMPUS

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

Anytime

Explore Schmeeckle Reserve
https://www.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/schmeeckle/Pages/home.aspx

Anytime

UWSP Tech Essentials Sessions Start
Sign up through Navigate


 Friday, September 2

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Fitness Centers Open 
Allen Center and Champions Hall 

Breakfast

Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

8 a.m. - 10 p.m. 

Basement Brewhaus Open 
Dreyfus University Center 

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 

Convocation 
Quandt Fielhouse 

11:30 a.m.

Class Picture 
Kotal Field 

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Dining and Summer Confernece's Vendor Picnic 
DeBot Field Tent 

1:30 - 4:30 p.m. 

Dogs with the Dean - Meet and greet featuring the CPS Dean, hot dogs and therapy dogs 
Gessel Playground, Colleg eof Professional Studies 

Fun with Letters and Science! Assorted activities introduce students to faculty, staff, clubs, facilities and opportunities in their major! 
College of Letters and Science 

Connect - Collaborate - Create with COFAC 
College of Fine Arts and Communication 

TBA 
College of Natural Resources 

Discover Your Purpose - Enjoy some treats and explore your future through activities with University College departments
University College - Undeclared students can join college activities in a major they are interested in, or can come to University College to explore

Dinner 

8 p.m. 

Playfair - The Ultimate College Ice Breaker  
Quandt Fieldhouse 

Anytime

UWSP Tech Essentials
Sign up through Navigate

 

PLACES TO BE ON CAMPUS

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

Anytime

Explore Schmeeckle Reserve
https://www.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/schmeeckle/Pages/home.aspx


 Saturday, September 3

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

8 a.m. - 8 p.m. 

FREE Admission to Allen Fitness Center and Champions Hall Fitness Center
Allen Center; Champions Hall

Breakfast

Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Basement Brewhaus Open 
Dreyfus University Center 

Lower Marketplace Open 

Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center


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

Diversity and College Access Session 
Quandt Fieldhouse 

Lunch

DeBot Dining Center


2 - 5 p.m. 

Labor of Love 
Register in hallway of Champions Hall 

3 - 5 p.m. 

Scavenger Hunt 
Start in the lower level of DeBot Center 

6 - 6:45 p.m. 

Group Exercise Yoga 
Kotal Field 

Dinner 

DeBot Dining Center

8 p.m. 

FREE Money Game Show 
Quandt Fieldhouse 


Anytime

UWSP Tech Essentials
Sign up through Navigate

 

 

PLACES TO BE ON CAMPUS

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

Anytime

Explore Schmeeckle Reserve
https://www.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/schmeeckle/Pages/home.aspx


 Sunday, September 4


ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

FREE Admission to Allen Fitness Center and Champions Hall Fitness Center
Allen Center; Champions Hall

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Returning Studnet Move-in 
Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

Breakfast

Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Basement Brewhaus Open 
Dreyfus University Center 

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

Top Secrets for Winning College 
Quandt Fieldhouse 

Lunch 

Dinner

Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

8 p.m.

Eric O'Shea - comedian 
Quandt Fieldhouse 

Anytime

UWSP Tech Essentials
Sign up through Navigate

 

 

PLACES TO BE ON CAMPUS

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

Anytime

Explore Schmeeckle Reserve
https://www.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/schmeeckle/Pages/home.aspx

 

 Monday, September 5

 

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

FREE Admission to Allen Fitness Center and Champions Hall Fitness Center
Allen Center; Champions Hall

8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Basement Brewhaus Open 
Dreyfus University Center 

9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Posters Sale 
The Encore, Dreyfus University Center 

2 - 4 p.m.

Gathering with the Greeks 
DeBot Field 

6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 

Student Engagement Fair 
Multi-Activity Center 

Anytime

UWSP Tech Essentials
Sign up through Canvas

 

PLACES TO BE ON CAMPUS

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

Anytime

Explore Schmeeckle Reserve
https://www.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/schmeeckle/Pages/home.aspx

 

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FREE Admission: Allen Fitness Center & Champions Hall Fitness Center

Come work out for FREE and learn more about health and wellness opportunities on campus!
 
Sept. 1
    8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sept. 2
    8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sept. 3
    8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sept. 4
    8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sept. 5
    9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

University Store and Text Rental

Rm 003, Dreyfus University Center

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