2018 Welcome Week

September 4-11, 2018

Get your fall semester off to an exciting start by getting involved in OU's Welcome Week, September 4 - September 11. To learn how to get more involved, visit the Office for Student Involvement.

Featured Events

Two females wearing white shirts that say Greek Life at the Involvement Fair

9/5

Involvement Fair

The Involvement fair is a volunteer, community business and involvement fair! There are over 200 tables with information on how to get involved!

 

Two men on a green carnival ride

9/7

Grizz Fest

Start your OU career off right and get involved with local business, non-profits and more than 300 student organizations.

Female student wearing an O U shirt posing with The Grizz at Grizzfest

9/8

Sigma Pi Pig Roast & SPB Carnival

Join the Sigma Pi fraternity for a Greek style Pig Roast and the Student Program Board for a night of rides, games and entertainment.

Two female students laughing at the L O L Comedy Show

9/8

Road March to End Hunger

Help end hunger for local veterans by donating canned goods and other non perishable goods September 8 at 11 a.m. outside of South Foundation Hall.

All Events

Tuesday, September 4

10 a.m. - 1 p.m
New Student Convocation and Academic Open Houses
O'rena, Recreation and Athletics Center
1 - 5 p.m.
Kickoff to Welcome Week with Lunch, Playfair, Motivational Speaker and Outdoor MusicFest
P29 Parking Structure, Elliott Tower
8 - 11 p.m.
Athletics Department: Meijer Mania
Meet at Hamlin Circle (bus transportation provided)

Wednesday, September 5

6 - 9 p.m.
Center for Multicultural Initiatives Welcome BBQ
Elliott Tower
(Rain Site: Banquet Rooms, Oakland Center)
8 - 10 p.m.
Residence Halls Association Presents Open Mic Event hosted by Ebony Stewart, Spoken Word Artist
Vandenberg Dining Center, Vandenberg Hall
9 - 11 p.m.
National Pan-Hellenic Council Greek Fair and Yard Show
Banquet Rooms, Oakland Center

Thursday, September 6

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fall Grizz Fest - Student Organizations, Business and Volunteer Fair
In Front of Kresge Library
(Rain Date: Monday, September 10)
7 - 10 p.m.
Residence Halls Association Meeting and Bonfire
Bonfire Pit, P11 Parking Lot
9:30 - 11 p.m.
"The Walk" to Meadow Brook Hall
Meet at Hamlin Circle

Friday, September 7

9 - 11 a.m.
Meet, Greet and Treats from Office of Student Involvement
Fishbowl, South Foundation Hall
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Graham Health Center "Free to Pee" and OU Counseling Center Open House
Graham Health Center
3 - 5 p.m.
International Welcome Reception
Banquet Rooms, Oakland Center
5 - 10 p.m.
24th Annual Sigma Pi Pig Roast and Student Program Board Carnival
North Side Lawn, Oakland Center
(Rain Date: Monday, September 10)
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
OU Women's Volleyball vs Colorado State
O'rena, Recreation and Athletics Center
9 – 11 p.m.
Student Video Productions Outdoor Movie: Black Panther
North Side Lawn, Oakland Center

Saturday, September 8

Noon
OU Men's Soccer vs UIC
OU Soccer Field
2:30 p.m.
OU Women's Volleyball vs LSU
O'rena, Recreation and Athletics Center
7 p.m. - Midnight
Office of Student Involvement and Residence Halls Association Welcome Event featuring Comedian T Murph and "Glow-in-the-Dark" Indoor Roller Rink
Banquet Rooms, Oakland Center

Monday, September 10

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Oakland Center and Student Activity Fund Assessment Committee Open Houses
Oakland Center
Noon – 2 p.m.
North Foundation Hall and Student Services Open House
Between North and South Foundation Halls
(Rain Site: North Foundation Hall)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The Tutoring Center "Meet and Greet"
Room 103, North Foundation Hall

Tuesday, September 11

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Student Veterans of OU 9/11 Remembrance and Road March for Hunger
Elliott Tower

Wednesday, September 12

All Day
Take Twenty: 20th Anniversary of Recreation and Well Being
Recreation Center
More info

For schedule of activities and more information: oakland.edu/recwell/20th-anniversary