Welcome Days

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When: Monday, March 31 2014, 8:00 AM to Friday, April 11 2014, 11:30 AM
Location: UW Tacoma (map)
1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98407
Category: Welcome New Students

Welcome to the University of Washington Tacoma! We are ecstatic that you are joining the Husky Family. Spring 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:

Monday March 31

Barre253
Anytime @ Barre253 915 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98402
Come join us on Mondays and Thursdays for free barre and body pump classes. Make sure you arrive 10 minutes early to the classes and show your Husky ID. Check out Barre253.com for directions, class schedules, and information on the fitness classes provided.

Drop-In Academic Advising
9am-4pm @ Academic Advising Center, GWP 102
Drop-in advising with Academic Advisors and Peer Academic Advisors will be offered from 9am to 4pm for the first 3 days of Winter Quarter 2014.

Peer Academic Advisors
9am-4pm @ Academic Advising Center, GWP 102
Peer Academic Advisors are available to answer quick questions (15 minutes or less)in-person and by telephone Monday - Friday between 9am and 4pm.

Tuesday April 1

First International Tea Time of the Quarter and Student Leader Recruitment Informational Session
3:30-4:15pm @ MAT 203
Come and enjoy some tea with your ISS advisors and other international students. Also, at the first Tea Time of the quarter, learn about Student Leader Recruitment as Kim Scatton presents an informational session.

Expand Yoga
Anytime @ Expand Yoga 1015 Pacific Ave Tacoma WA 98402 
Come join us on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for free hot yoga or hot vinyasa. Make sure you arrive 10 minutes early to the classes and show your Husky ID. You can bring your own mat or rent one for $2 at the studio.

Drop-In Academic Advising
9am-4pm @ Academic Advising Center, GWP 102
Drop-in advising with Academic Advisors and Peer Academic Advisors will be offered from 9am to 4pm for the first 3 days of Winter Quarter 2014.

Peer Academic Advisors
9am-4pm @ Academic Advising Center, GWP 102
Peer Academic Advisors are available to answer quick questions (15 minutes or less)in-person and by telephone Monday - Friday between 9am and 4pm.

Wednesday April 2

Involvement Fair
12:30-1:30pm @ William Philip Hall
UW Tacoma is excited to welcome all students back to campus, so if you're looking to "Join the Pack", don't miss out on a chance to meet student leaders from around campus and find ways to get involved here at UW Tacoma!

SAB: Poof! It's Magic with Adam Trent
7:00-8:30pm @ The Dawg House
Come enjoy a night of comedy and magic! SAB hosts Adam Trent, a comedian and magician that has opened for Daniel Tosh (Tosh.0).

Expand Yoga
Anytime @ Expand Yoga 1015 Pacific Ave Tacoma WA 98402 
Come join us on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for free hot yoga or hot vinyasa. Make sure you arrive 10 minutes early to the classes and show your Husky ID. You can bring your own mat or rent one for $2 at the studio.

Drop-In Academic Advising
9am-4pm @ Academic Advising Center, GWP 102
Drop-in advising with Academic Advisors and Peer Academic Advisors will be offered from 9am to 4pm for the first 3 days of Winter Quarter 2014.

Peer Academic Advisors
9am-4pm @ Academic Advising Center, GWP 102
Peer Academic Advisors are available to answer quick questions (15 minutes or less)in-person and by telephone Monday - Friday between 9am and 4pm.

Thursday April 3

Hendrix's 5th Birthday Party
12:00-2:00pm @ William Philip Hall
Come by to WPH to celebrate Hendrix the Husky's 5th Birthday! Lots of fun and celebrating to be had!

Diversity Resource Center Open House
12:00-2:00pm @ WCG 104
Stop in the Diversity Resource Center (DRC) for fun interactive activities which explore your diversity! Also learn more about upcoming programs, services, and resources. Light refreshments will be served and a swag item will be given to the first 50 students who drop by and say, "Diversity, it's about me!"

Barre253
Anytime @ Barre253 915 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98402
Come join us on Mondays and Thursdays for free barre and body pump classes. Make sure you arrive 10 minutes early to the classes and show your Husky ID. Check out Barre253.com for directions, class schedules, and information on the fitness classes provided.

Peer Academic Advisors
9am-4pm @ Academic Advising Center, GWP 102
Peer Academic Advisors are available to answer quick questions (15 minutes or less)in-person and by telephone Monday - Friday between 9am and 4pm.

Friday April 4

Peer Academic Advisors
9am-4pm @ Academic Advising Center, GWP 102
Peer Academic Advisors are available to answer quick questions (15 minutes or less)in-person and by telephone Monday - Friday between 9am and 4pm.

Saturday April 5

CIVITAS and Project Earth host the "Seal" Moving Art Installation
Throughout the day and week @ UW Tacoma
CIVITAS and Project Earth will be partnering to bring sustainability awareness to campus! Come engage in creating the mascot: a life size harbor seal sculpture made out of trash collected across campus, created by UW Tacoma students. This sculpture, made completely out of trash, acts a a moving installation to bring awareness about sustainability issues.

HB1079 Conference
8am-3pm @ William Philip Hall
The conference objective is to provide a safe space for undocumented college & high school students, allies, educators and parents to learn and begin the dialogue on how to better support undocumented students. The conference objectives are: creating awareness, navigating resources, and fostering community empowerment. The workshops range from topics around policy, college access, funding, self-identity and more. This year our focus will be on the WA State Dream Act, Senate Bill 6523. 

Monday April 7

Volunteer Services: ABC To-Go Books
11am-2pm @ William Philip Hall
Join VS in making ABC books! The books made will be donated to United Way, where they will then be given to children who do not have access to materials to provide an early start on education.

SAB: Take a Seat and Make a Friend
12pm-2pm @ Commerce Plaza
Come and make a friend at SAB's Take a Seat event! Find more information here.

University Book Store Student Shopping Day
All Day @ University Book Store
The Spring Welcome Days special student shopping day will take place April 7th! There will be snacks, raffle prizes, and an exclusive student discount of 20% storewide (excluding textbooks and tech items) with UW student ID. Come by for deals, treats, and prizes! 

Barre253
Anytime @ Barre253 915 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98402
Come join us on Mondays and Thursdays for free barre and body pump classes. Make sure you arrive 10 minutes early to the classes and show your Husky ID. Check out Barre253.com for directions, class schedules, and information on the fitness classes provided.

Peer Academic Advisors
9am-4pm @ Academic Advising Center, GWP 102
Peer Academic Advisors are available to answer quick questions (15 minutes or less)in-person and by telephone Monday - Friday between 9am and 4pm.

Tuesday April 8

Expand Yoga
Anytime @ Expand Yoga 1015 Pacific Ave Tacoma WA 98402 
Come join us on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for free hot yoga or hot vinyasa. Make sure you arrive 10 minutes early to the classes and show your Husky ID. You can bring your own mat or rent one for $2 at the studio.

Peer Academic Advisors
9am-4pm @ Academic Advising Center, GWP 102
Peer Academic Advisors are available to answer quick questions (15 minutes or less)in-person and by telephone Monday - Friday between 9am and 4pm.

Wednesday April 9

For-Profit Career and Internship Fair
12pm-2pm @ William Philip Hall
Recruiters from for-profit companies will be at UW Tacoma to recruit YOU for career opportunities with their employers. Come to these events dressed to impress with resumes in hand.

SAB: Spring Open Mic Night
6:30-9pm @ The Dawg House
Come and show off your talentes! Song, dance, instruments, and poetry readings all welcomed! There will also be a special performance featuring a local acapella group!

Expand Yoga
Anytime @ Expand Yoga 1015 Pacific Ave Tacoma WA 98402 
Come join us on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for free hot yoga or hot vinyasa. Make sure you arrive 10 minutes early to the classes and show your Husky ID. You can bring your own mat or rent one for $2 at the studio.

Peer Academic Advisors
9am-4pm @ Academic Advising Center, GWP 102
Peer Academic Advisors are available to answer quick questions (15 minutes or less)in-person and by telephone Monday - Friday between 9am and 4pm.

Thursday April 10

Non-Profit and Government Career and Internship Fair
12pm-2pm @ William Philip Hall
Recruiters from non-profit and government companies will be at UW Tacoma to recruit YOU for career opportunities with their employers. Come to these events dressed to impress with resumes in hand.

Veterans Meet & Greet
3:30pm @ The Dawg House
Join us as we welcome our new and returning veteran and military students to UW Tacoma. The event will provide you an opportunity to meet other student veterans, join the Student Veterans Organization (SVO), meet faculty, staff, and other campus allies, develop networking opportunities, and have fun! Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP here, or call us at (253) 692-5617.

DRC hosts: Stomp It Out: Homophobia
6pm-8:30pm @ William Philip Hall
Join the Diversity Resource Center and SAB as they host the award winning documentary, Bridegroom. Director, Shane Britney Crone, will be joining us after for a Q&A session.

Barre253
Anytime @ Barre253 915 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98402
Come join us on Mondays and Thursdays for free barre and body pump classes. Make sure you arrive 10 minutes early to the classes and show your Husky ID. Check out Barre253.com for directions, class schedules, and information on the fitness classes provided.

Peer Academic Advisors
9am-4pm @ Academic Advising Center, GWP 102
Peer Academic Advisors are available to answer quick questions (15 minutes or less)in-person and by telephone Monday - Friday between 9am and 4pm.

 

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