Welcome Week 2021 – Welcome home, Pointers!





Schedule of Events: Saturday, August 28 - Saturday, September 4

2021 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 August 28, we appreciate your patience and understanding of this ever-evolving fall 2021 semester!


 Saturday, August 28

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

New Student Move-In
Residence Halls

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

7 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 

 

PLACES TO BE ON CAMPUS

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

1 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Lower Marketplace Open
DeBot Dining 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


 Sunday, August 29

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Returning Student Move-In
Residence Halls

9 a.m.

Sustainability Scavenger Hunt (runs through Sept. 1)
Online @sustain.uwsp on Instagram

10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Brunch
Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

Noon - 6 p.m.

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

4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dinner
Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

5 p.m.

Slip and Slide **postponed; stay tuned for new day/time
DeBot Field

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Kickin' It with DCA
The Encore, Dreyfus University Center

8 p.m.

Blizzard of the Bucks Game Show
DeBot Tent (bring your own blanket/chair)

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

1 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Lower Marketplace Open
DeBot Dining Center

Anytime

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


 Monday, August 30

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

6:15 a.m. - 10 p.m.

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

7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Breakfast
Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

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

Winning at College
Colman Field

11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Lunch
Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

Noon - 4 p.m.

FREE Canoe and Kayak Rentals at Schmeeckle Reserve
Lake Joanis in Schmeeckle Reserve, corner of Michigan Ave. and Maria Dr.

Noon - 5 p.m.

Discover Your Library (classic video games, calligraphy bookmarks, trivia adventure and more!)
Albertson Hall

12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Intramurals Yard Games
Champions Hall Volleyball Courts and Pavillion Area

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Gathering with the Greeks
DeBot Field

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Group Exercise Event
Allen Center

4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dinner
Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

8 p.m.

Comedian Eric O'Shea
DeBot Tent (bring your own blanket/chair)

Anytime

UWSP Tech Essentials
Sign up through Navigate

 

 

PLACES TO BE ON CAMPUS

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Basement Brewhaus Open
Dreyfus University Center

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Homegrown Cafe Open
Dreyfus University Center

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Lower Marketplace Open
DeBot Dining Center

Anytime

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


 Tuesday, August 31


ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

6:15 a.m. - 10 p.m.

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

7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Breakfast
Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

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

Convocation
Colman Field

11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Dining Vendors Picnic
DeBot Field Tent

2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Labor of Love
Meet in the hallway/foyer of Champions Hall outside the Multi-Activity Center (MAC)

3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Rec Fest: Meet the Club Sports
DeBot Field Tent

3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Bubble Soccer
Colman Field

4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dinner
Upper Dining Center, DeBot Dining Center

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Group Exercise Event
Allen Center

8 p.m.

Hypnotist: Sailesh
DeBot Tent (bring your own blanket/chair)

Anytime

UWSP Tech Essentials
Sign up through Navigate

 

 

PLACES TO BE ON CAMPUS

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Basement Brewhaus Open
Dreyfus University Center

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Lower Marketplace Open
DeBot Dining Center

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Homegrown Cafe Open
Dreyfus University Center

Anytime

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

 

 Wednesday, September 1

 

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

6:15 a.m. - 10 p.m.

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

7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Breakfast
Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

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

Diversity and College Access Session
Colman Field

11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Lunch
Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

ROTC Open House
Classroom 37 and Lot F

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Carnival
DeBot Field; Colman Track

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Paying Your School Bill: Presented by Financial Aid and Scholarships and Student Financial Services
College of Professional Studies (CPS) Room 116

4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Dinner
Upper Dining Hall, DeBot Dining Center

6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Student Engagement Fair
Multi-Activity Center, Champions Hall 

6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Climbing Wall Orientations and Demonstrations
Climbing Wall (inside Multi-Activity Center, Champions Hall)

6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Open Swim at the Pool
Aquatics Center, Champions Hall

Anytime

UWSP Tech Essentials
Sign up through Canvas

 

 

PLACES TO BE ON CAMPUS

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Basement Brewhaus Open
Dreyfus University Center

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

University Store/Text Rental Open
Dreyfus University Center

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Homegrown Cafe Open
Dreyfus University Center

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Lower Marketplace Open
DeBot Dining Center

10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Food Court Open
Dreyfus University Center

Anytime

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

 

 Thursday, September 2

8 a.m.

Classes start! Good luck and have a great fall semester, Pointers!

7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

RHA Welcome Back Dance
Outside DeBot Dining Center Main Entrance (rain site: Laird Room, Dreyfus University Center)


 Friday, September 3

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Welcome Back Bingo - WIN PRIZES!
Laird Room, Dreyfus University Center


 Saturday, September 4

7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Laser Tag
Laird Room, Dreyfus University Center


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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!
 
Aug. 28
    9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Aug. 29
    Noon - 6 p.m.
Aug. 30
    6:15 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Aug. 31
    6:15 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sept. 1
    6:15 a.m. - 10 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.