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Week Of Welcome

The University of Central Missouri’s Week of Welcome (WoW) is a large series of programs hosted by the University to help first year, transfer students and non-traditional students in their transition to academic and student life. WoW is only one week, but the possibilities are endless!  Get ready for the semester with the Getting Started Check List

 

2021 Week of Welcome Schedule

Check out all the activities during UCM's Week of Welcome. All activities are free of charge for you to attend. Engagement in these activities will help you start off your college career on the right path.  

If you are a member of a Recognized Student Organization or campus office and are offering events during this time, please email kerns@ucmo.edu to be added to the 2021 Week of Welcome Schedule.

 

Sunday, August 15

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Residence Halls Move-in
8:30 a.m. Rides to Church, Central Baptist Student Union, 302 S. College St. 
9 a.m. Shuttle to First United Methodist, The Rock, 305 S. Holden
11 a.m. Sunday Welcome Worship Service, Christian Campus House, 211 S. Maguire St.
12:30 p.m. Welcome Cookout, Christian Campus House, 211 S. Maguire St.
1 p.m. Potato Bake, The Rock, 305 S. Holden
6 p.m. Ice Cream Social, Baptist Student Union, 302 S. College St.
6 p.m. Catholic Mass & Dinner, Catholic Campus Outreach, Alumni Chapel
7 p.m. Ultimate Frisbee, Navigators Campus Ministries, East Field
7 - 10 p.m. Union Experience, Elliott Student Union 

 

Monday, August 16 - Classes Begin

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Exhibit: UCM @ 150: The Last 50 Years, McClure Archives & University Museum
4 p.m. Paint Along Party, Christian Campus House, UCM Quad
6 p.m. Newman Center Bonfire, Catholic Campus Outreach, Newman Center
6 p.m. Fraternity & Sorority Information Session, Union 240
6 p.m. Laser Tag, USHA, SRWC Upper Courts
7 p.m. Rock Talk - Coping with Stress, The Rock, 305 S. Holden

 

Tuesday, August 17

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Exhibit: UCM @ 150: The Last 50 Years, McClure Archives & University Museum
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. The Rock Coffee Shop & Study Time, The Rock, 305 S. Holden
6 p.m. Fraternity & Sorority Information Session, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Union 240
6 p.m. Trivia Night, Catholic Campus Outreach, Newman Center
6 p.m. Free Dinner w/BSU, Baptist Student Union, 302 S. College St. 
6 p.m. Welcome Picnic, Navigators Campus Ministries, Selmo Park
6:30 p.m.  Theatre & Dance Rally, Theatre & Dance, Twomey Auditorium 
7 p.m. Game Night, Donut Wall & Ice Cream Bar, Christian Campus House, 211 S. Maguire St.

 

Wednesday, August 18

8 a.m. Sorority recruitment Registration Deadline
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Exhibit: UCM @ 150: The Last 50 Years, McClure Archives & University Museum
3 - 5 p.m. Involvement Fair, Student Activities, Union Mall
5 p.m. Ice Cream Social, Lutheran Student Center, 215 Holden St.
5:30 p.m. Fraternity Recruitment Information Night, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Union 240
6 p.m. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Ice Cream Social, East Field
6 p.m. Pizza & Karaoke, Catholic Campus Outreach, Newman Center
6:30 p.m.  Theatre & Dance Auditions, Theatre & Dance, Wood 108
7:30 p.m. DIG Worship, Christian Campus House, 211 S. Maguire St.
7 p.m. MAC CONCERT: The Icarus Account, Mo's Activities Council (MAC), Outside of West Entrance of SRWC  

 

Thursday, August 19

  Sorority Recruitment from Thursday, August 19-23
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Welcome Back Blood Drive, Student Activities, Union Ballrooms
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Exhibit: UCM @ 150: The Last 50 Years, McClure Archives & University Museum
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. On-campus Job Fair; The Center, Career Services, Human Resources & Student Activities, Union Mall
5 p.m. BBQ Kickoff, Lutheran Student Center, 215 S. Holden St.
6 p.m. Fraternity Recruitment Informational Night, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Union 240
6 p.m. Thirsty Theological Thursday, Catholic Campus Outreach, Newman Center
6 p.m. Back to School Bash, Baptist Student Union, 302 S College St.
6:30 p.m. Theatre & Dance Auditions, Theatre & Dance, Wood 108
6:30 p.m. Trivia Night & Coffee Bar, Christian Campus House, 211 S. Maguire St.
8 p.m. Nav Night, Navigators Campus Ministries, Alumni Chapel
7 - 10 p.m. MAC Roller Rink, Mo's Activities Council (MAC), Student Recreation & Wellness Center

 

Friday, August 20

5 p.m. Cookout & Lawn Games, Christian Campus House, 211 S. Maguire St.
6 p.m. Worship Night, Catholic Campus Outreach, Newman Center
7 p.m. Game Night, Navigators Campus Ministries, Union 3rd Floor
8 p.m. UCM Bingo, Mo's Activities Council (MAC), Student Recreation & Wellness Center 

 

Sunday, August 22

 

8:30 a.m. Rides to Church, Central Baptist Student Union, 302 S. College St.                                           
9 a.m. Shuttle to First United Methodist, The Rock, 305 S. Holden
6 p.m. Catholic Mass & Dinner, Catholic Campus Outreach, Alumni Chapel

 

Involvement Fair

Student engaged in an activity of Jenga at the Rec

Want to participate in the involvement fair?

Over 100 organizations attend the involvement fair on Wednesday during Week of Welcome. Student organizations should register before classes start in the fall to participate.

Register Your Organization

 

 

Contact

Student Activities
Elliott Union 217
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Tel: (660 543-4007

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