Saturday, September 17, 2011

Many Welcomes - A List of Campus Welcome Events

It's Welcome Week time at UC!  The campus is already abuzz with dozens of welcome events each day, which only pick up as we head toward the first day of classes (Wednesday, September 21st).

You can check out the full Welcome Week schedule on-line.  

In the meantime, here's a "short" list of recommended campus welcome activities:

New Student Convocation - Sunday, September 18th, 2:00PM
Fifth Third Arena, Shoemaker Center (Doors open at 12:30 p.m. for parents and guests)

President Gregory H. Williams will welcome family and friends to this official new student induction ceremony.

Fall Community Service Fair - Monday, September 19th, 10:30AM-1PM
Tangeman University Center, Great Hall & Lobby, Level 4 & Atrium, Level 3
Are you interested in getting involved in your community? What about learning the ways non profits could mobilize your talents and skills? Do you have required service hours for a scholarship or want to get your floor, fraternity, or student group involved with service projects? This is the place to be! The Fall Community Service Fair is part of the Cincinnatus Welcome and Kick-off and will be held in the TUC Atrium, Great Hall and Lobby areas. Student service groups and non-profit representatives will be present to engage you and plug you into ways to serve! This is an open event for any UC community member. For questions, contact the Center for Community Engagement at or 513-556-1559.
Sponsored by Center for Community Engagement

RAPP Info Table - Monday, September 19th, 12PM-2PM
TUC Plaza
Stop by and help promote RAPP to the campus!  We'll be giving out applications and pens.

University Honors Open House - Monday, September 19th, 1PM-4PM
705 Swift Hall
Welcome back to a new school year! Drop by the honors suite at any time between 1-4 p.m. to mix and mingle with staff and students. Cookies and drinks will be available.

College Day - Tuesday, September 20th, all day
Various locations
These events are mandatory for incoming new students.  RAPP will have an info table at the McMicken Welcome Day Festival!

Career Development Center (CDC) says Welcome Week to UC! - Wednesday, September 21st, 10AM-1PM
Tangeman University Center Plaza
Free Calendar!

CDC Welcomes incoming Freshmen and  graduationg Seniors with back to school treats and tips. Meet the CDC Career Coach that is assigned to your college/major out on the TUC Plaza from 10am - 1pm and get a FREE CDC calendar!.
Sponsored by Career Development Center (CDC)

RAPP Info Table - Tuesday, September 21th, 12PM-2PM
TUC Plaza
Stop by and help promote RAPP to the campus!  We'll be giving out applications and pens.

Bienvenidos Hispanic Student Welcome - Thursday, September 22nd, 5PM-7PM
Tangeman University Center, Mick and Macks Cafe
Hispanic Student Welcome is a Welcome Week program dedicated to informing incoming and current Latino students about the services and student organizations dedicated to Latino culture.
Sponsored by Ethnic Programs and Services (EPS)

Asian Student Welcome - Friday, September 23rd, 5PM-7PM
Tangeman University Center, Great HallAsian Student Welcome is a Welcome Week program dedicated to introducing incoming and current undergraduates to the student organizations and services dedicated to celebrating Asian culture.
Sponsored by Ethnic Programs and Services (EPS)

Bearcats Live! - Friday, September 23rd, 7PM
Campus Green and Sigma Sigma Commons
The annual Bearcats Live! Fall concert features headliner Guster and several local opening acts!
Sponsored by Bearcats Live!

AKWAABA: Black Student Welcome - Sunday, September 25th, 4PM-7PM
Tangeman University Center, Great HallEvery year the Office of Ethnic Rpograms and Services and the African American Cultural & Resource Center welcomes new incoming Black students to the University. The program is designed to be informative, cultural & fun for all who attend. Akwaaba will introduce first-year and returning students to campus services, student organizations, and other resources. The ultimate goal is to keep students connected throughout the academic year to the AACRC and EPS. This is a must-attend event of Welcome Week!
Sponsored by African American Cultural and Resource Center (AACRC)

RAPP T-Shirt Day - Monday, September 26th, all day!
Wherever you are!
Show your RAPP pride by wearing your RAPP shirt, polo, button or other gear!

Health & Wellness and Student Activities Fair - Wednesday, October 5th, 11AM-2PM
McMicken Commons
Connect with a wide variety of local health & wellness resources as well as with dozens of actives student groups!
Sponsored by Student Wellness Center and Student Activities Board

UC LGBTQ Meet and Greet - Wednesday, October 5th, 4PM-6PM
6th Floor of Steger Student Life Center
This is an opportunity for new students to meet other LGBTQ students,
faculty, staff and allies on campus.
Your attendance is important in helping us increase visibility through support and advocacy,and create a safer, more just learning and social environment for all.
The program will start at approximately 4:30 pm; light appetizers will be
Please RSVP by Friday September 30, 2011 to B. Carbonara
at or (513) 556– 4329.

Sponsored by the UC LGBTQ Center

Camp BearCats - October 8-9
YMCA Camp KernWe are looking for rising leaders to participate in Camp Bearcat, a Leadership Institute for first year students. This leadership opportunity focuses on four pillars: Connections, Academics, Traditions, and Service and serves to assist first-year students with acclimating to campus, understanding the importance of co-curricular involvment and instilling UC pride and tradition. At the Institute you will: Connect with Upperclassmen, Network with Fellow First year Students and Upperclassmen, Listen to Dynamic Speakers, and Participate in Enriching Leadership Development Activities. To register online visit
Sponsored by Student Activities and Leadership Development & Omicron Delta Kappa

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