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Welcome Week Schedule of Events

Thursday, Aug. 21 – 6:30 p.m.

Welcome Week Picnic at College and 23rd (between Alumni and President’s houses)
Free food and entertainment for all new students

Friday, Aug. 22 – 7 & 9 p.m.

Mentalist and Illusionist Wayne Hoffman at Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Free to all students.

Saturday, Aug. 23

Wellness and Recreation Center – 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Open to new and returning students with their student ID.

Panthers on Main – 1-4 p.m.
Enjoy entertainment and shopping on the award-winning Community Main Street. Free buses will run on a continuous loop between campus and downtown Cedar Falls. Two campus pick-up spots: the Panther Shuttle stops behind Curris Business Building and in front of Bartlett Hall.

Paddle on the Pond – 1-5 p.m.
Located to the north of the Wellness Recreation Center parking lot. Students can canoe, kayak and paddle board. Stop on by and enjoy, or learn how to use the equipment. 

Sand Volleyball Tournament – 3 p.m.
Sand volleyball court west of the WRC

Bike Tune Ups – 6-8 p.m.
Outside, West of Entrance of the WRC

Welcome Week Pool Party - 6-9 p.m.
Hosted by Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) and Residence Hall Association (RHA), at the WRC pool.

Welcome Ball – 7-11 p.m.
Hosted by the UNI Ballroom/Swing club. All UNI students are welcome to join the dance!

Games Under the Lights – 8:30 p.m.
New recreational fields, WRC

Outdoor movie – 9 p.m.
The movie is free for everyone. There will be limited concessions availale. Feel free to bring blankets to sit on. 

Sunday, Aug. 24

Panther Kick-Off/New Student Convocation – 4:30 p.m.
On-campus students meet in your residence hall; commuter students meet in Maucker Union

Monday, Aug. 25

Directional Booths – 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 26

Directional Booths – 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 27

Directional Booths – 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Bash in the Stacks - 7-9:30 p.m.
Rod Library

Thursday, Aug. 28

Directional Booths – 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Hallapalooza – 5-7 p.m. – The Quads

Laser Tag – 8:30-11 p.m. Free to students with their student ID. Gather a group of friends to come play or join others when you arrive at the union. 

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