Event Time and Date
Welcome to the University of Washington Tacoma! We are ecstatic that you are joining the Husky Family. Winter Quarter is just around the corner, and now is a good time to begin thinking about the journey you will be embarking upon. We understand how important it is for you to get prepared before classes begin. Welcome Days is filled with activities and events that are designed to help you get your feet on the ground and get involved. Across campus there will be a host of events, from the Involvement Fair to service projects and academic departments' open house.
For a full list of events check out below:
Ignite Your Passion for a Greater Tacoma UW Tacoma Campus Campaign Launch
Date: January 5, 2017
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: The Swiss Pub & Restaurant
Contact Email/website: www.tacoma.uw.edu/launch
Brief Description of program: This January, UW Tacoma will launch a transformative campaign at a pivotal time for our community and our University. We invite faculty, staff and students to join together to celebrate this launch with live music, food and fun for everyone.
Winter Quarter Involvement Fair
Date: January 9th
Location: William Philip Hall
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brief Description: Meet a number student organizations and learn about how to get involved on campus!
Academic Advising Drop-In Days
Date: January 3rd-5th
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Academic Advising Center, GWP 102
Brief Description of program: The Academic Advising Center will be available for drop-in advising from 9:00-4:00 for all Freshmen, Undeclared, and School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (SIAS) students. For all other students, please contact your programs office to check for their drop-in availability.
Doughnut Thursday / VIBE Business Plan Competition Information
Date: Every Thursday in January
Time: 0900 -1100
Location: VIBE; Tioga Library Building, Room 307A
Contact: Thomas Kuljam, Director, email@example.com
Description: The Veterans Incubator for Better Entrepreneurship (VIBE), provides military veterans, non-veterans and military spouses the education, resources, and supportive environment to use their natural inclinations and skills to innovate and create their own professional lanes through entrepreneurship.
Date: January 4 & January 11
Location: MAT 203
Brief Description: UWTea Time is held every Wednesday at 3:30pm of the winter quarter outside of the Office of Global Affairs in MAT 203. We will have tea and cookies and the opportunity to connect with UW Tacoma’s international student population. We hope to see you there!
Date: January 3, 6 & 13
Location: MAT 206
Brief Description: Interested in Army ROTC? Meet with an Army ROTC Career Counselor to explore the path to becoming a Commissioned Officer in the Army, Army Reserve, or Army Nat'l Guard.
BreakAway Trips Information Session
Date: Monday, January 9th
Location: MAT 107
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org / www.tacoma.uw.edu/breakaway
Brief Description: Apply for a spring breakaway trip or propose one. The alternative BreakAway program conducts meaningful volunteer service with our local and national communities. Find out more at our website: www.tacoma.uw.edu/breakaway
Leadership Certificate Information Session
Date: Wednesday, January 11th
Location: MAT 107
Contact: email@example.com / www.tacoma.uw.edu/cslevent
Brief Description: Come learn about the LEAD and CEL Leadership Certificate programs. We will review program requirements and complete "Leadership 101" your first workshop.
Date: January 12th
Location: William Philip Hall
Contact Email/website: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brief Description of program: Join SAB for a night of casino games, bingo, and music!
Alumni Speaker Series
Date: Thursday, January 12th
Location: GWP 320- Lucien Boardroom
Proudly co-hosted by Alumni Relations and Career Development.
Speaker Bio: Joseph Evans,’00, is the 2016 co-recipient of the UW Tacoma Distinguished Alumni Award. Joseph graduated with his Bachelor’s degree at the age of 18 and went on to graduate from Seattle University Law School in 2005. He now serves as assigned council for Pierce County. Additionally, Joseph is the current President of the Pierce County Minority Bar Association, Mr. Evans takes part in organizing the yearly Youth and Law Forum, an event in which the Pierce County legal community shows children how to have positive interactions with the legal system. This yearly event gives youth from the community an opportunity to come to the court house and learn about the legal system.
Student Moderator Bio: Chelsea Huddy is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Politics, Philosophy, Economics in International Studies with a minor in Global Honors. She is a first generation college student passionate about global interactions, international law and education. In the future Chelsea plans on working at either the UN, with a non-profit or international education agency.
Super Smash Bros. Tournament Registration
Date: January 3-18
Location: UWY 107 and Dawg House
Brief Description: The Center for Student Involvement is partnering with the Nation of Extraordinary Smashers student group to host a Super Smash Bros. tournament! This is a friendly competition for all students and we encourage everyone to sign up and play! Actual tournament dates will be at the end of January, with registration open January 3 to 18. Register in-person at the Center for Student Involvement (UWY 107) and Dawg House Student Lounge (MAT Factory).
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