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Show us your Welcome Week!

Share your welcome week experience using #ubaltww for a chance to be featured on UB's social media accounts.

Each day we will select 1 winner to receive some UB Swag for their post!

Also, be sure to check out our new Snapchat filters and send us a snap @eubiebee of your Welcome Week experience.

Fall 2017 Welcome Weeks
Aug. 28-Sep. 8, 2017

What is Welcome Weeks?

Welcome Weeks, usually held during the first and/or second week of class, is one of the first traditions that students get to experience on campus. It is an opportunity for all students—new and returning—to:

  • build community
  • connect to resources
  • experience all that UB and the city of Baltimore have to offer.

Make sure you bring your Bee Card to all events! It ensures you are able to participate and receive giveaways.

 

Schedule of Events

  • All Week

    UB Campus Pantry Drive
    Monday: 12-5 p.m.
    Tuesday: 12-9 p.m.
    Wednesday: 12-9 p.m.
    Thursday: 12-6 p.m.
    Friday: 12-5 p.m.
    UB Student Center, Room 202A
    Donate $5 cash or five non-perishable food items (i.e. cereal, canned beans, pasta, spaghetti sauce—no ramen noodles, please) and receive a free T-shirt!
  • Monday, August 28

    Ask an Orientation Leader
    10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
    Gordon Plaza
    Stop by the tent on Gordon Plaza with any questions that you have about navigating campus or the first week of classes

    Welcome Week Bingo
    8-10 p.m.
    UB Student Center, 5th Floor Bogomolny Room
    Come out for the chance to win awesome prizes, to be announced as the event nears. Only currently enrolled UB students are eligible to win. Bee Card required.

  • Tuesday, August 29

    Tuesday Blue Day
    All Day
    Campus-wide
    Wear blue to show your UB pride. You never know where the Pride Patrol may show up with free swag for students in blue!

    Ask an Orientation Leader
    10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    Gordon Plaza
    Stop by the tent on Gordon Plaza with any questions that you have about navigating campus or the first week of classes

    Official Welcome
    4-4:30 p.m.
    H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Town Hall (relocated due to rain)
    Join UB President Kurt L. Schmoke and other UB leaders for a formal welcome to UB. Meet key administrators, learn the University creed and sing along to the UB alma mater.

    Picnic on the Plaza
    4:30-6:30 p.m.
    Learning Commons Lobby (relocated due to rain)
    Savor some picnic fare--including hamburgers, hot dogs, and veggie burgers--with your classmates. Bee Card required.

  • Wednesday, August 30

    Library Cupcake Party and Job Fair
    12-2 p.m.
    Langsdale Library
    H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, fourth floor
    Stop by the library for an open house and a sweet treat. Bring your resume and explore job opportunities at Langsdale.

    Involvement Fair
    3:30-6 p.m.
    Gordon Plaza
    Learn about opportunities to be involved on campus via student organizations, opportunities to volunteer with community agencies and local resources available to students.

    Law Organization Fair
    4-6:30 p.m.
    Learn how you can join and be involved with one of the more than 25 law organizations.

  • Thursday, August 31

    UB Rec Day
    sponsored by Campus Recreation and Wellness
    12-4 p.m.
    Gordon Plaza
    Join us for an adventure at Rec Day 2017! Participate in different adventure-themed games and activities. Plus a special guest appearance by Eubie! Light snacks and refreshments served.

    Facebook Live Ask Me Anything: New Students
    7-8 p.m.
    Academic Center, Room 112
    Interactive live stream answering questions and providing information to new students. Join the Class of 17-18 Facebook Group to watch! The event will also be shared via the Be More at UB Facebook page.

    Skate Night
    sponsored by Student Events Board
    6-10 p.m.
    Recreation Center Gym

  • Friday, September 1

    UB Night at the Ball Park
    7:05 p.m.
    Oriole Park at Camden Yards
    Cheer on the Orioles as they take on the Toronto Blue Jays! Your ticket, a $43 value, includes admission to the game and unlimited select menu items (e.g., hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, peanuts, salad, soft drinks and ice cream).

    Tickets (limit of four) will be on sale in the Center for Student Involvement (Student Center 302):
     - Students ($15), sales begin Monday, July 10 at 10 a.m.
     - Staff and Faculty ($25), sales begin Tuesday, August 29 at 10 a.m.

    Tickets are non-refundable and only available while supplies last.
  • Monday, September 4

    Labor Day holiday (no events scheduled)
  • Tuesday, September 5

    Heard he Buzz: Student Affairs Open House
    10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Student Center
    - Campus Pantry, SC 202A
    - Bob Parsons Veterans Center, SC 301
    - Center for Student Involvement, SC 302
    - Career and Professional Development Center, SC 303
    - Student Center Office and Student Ambassadors Program, SC 105
    - Diversity and Culture Center, SC 002
    - BMALE, SC 002
    Academic Center
    - University Counseling Center, AC 111
    - Office of Community Life, AC 112
    - Campus Recreation and Wellness, AC 300 (use stairway 1 or the nearby elevator)
    - Office of Disability Access and Services, AC 139
    Stop in any of the Student Affairs office locations listed above to get started. Visit all locations to receive some UB Swag and be entered into a drawing for a $200 Amazon shopping spree!
  • Wednesday, September 6

    Heard he Buzz: Student Affairs Open House
    10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Student Center
    - Campus Pantry, SC 202A
    - Bob Parsons Veterans Center, SC 301
    - Center for Student Involvement, SC 302
    - Career and Professional Development Center, SC 303
    - Student Center Office and Student Ambassadors Program, SC 105
    - Diversity and Culture Center, SC 002
    - BMALE, SC 002
    Academic Center
    - University Counseling Center, AC 111
    - Office of Community Life, AC 112
    - Campus Recreation and Wellness, AC 300 (use stairway 1 or the nearby elevator)
    - Office of Disability Access and Services, AC 139
    Stop in any of the Student Affairs office locations listed above to get started. Visit all locations to receive some UB Swag and be entered into a drawing for a $200 Amazon shopping spree!

    SEB and SGA Open House
    6-8 p.m.
    Student Organization Offices, UB Student Center, 4th Floor
    Come out to meet the leaders of the Student Events Board and Student Government Association. Free food and swag!
  • Thursday, September 7

    Trivia Night at the Campus Bookstore
    sponsored by Barnes and Noble at the University of Baltimore
    6-9 p.m.
    Barnes and Noble at the University of Baltimore, cafe
    Show off your Baltimore--and UB--trivia skills.
  • Friday, September 8

    Events for this date are being finalized, please check back later for additional information.
  • Beyond Welcome Week

    UB Table Talk
    Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 12:30-1 p.m.
    UB Student Center, Room 002
    This program features small group dialogues on various cultural and diversity topics with in-house and guest facilitators.


    Welcome to Baltimore
    Thursday, September 14, 2017, 6-8 p.m.
    UMB
    This is an opportunity for graduate and professional students to network with other students from across Baltimore. Registration details coming soon.

    Taste of Tutoring
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 12-2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.
    Langsdale Library
    H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, fourth floor
    Join the Achievement and Learning Center (ALC)/Langsdale for sweet treats at our fall open house: learn what we do—workshops, coaching, tutoring—to help you do your best at UB.

    Crab Feast 2017
    sponsored by SEB and SGA
    Thursday, September 21, 2017, 3-7 p.m.
    Learning Commons Lobby
    Tickets available starting August 28 in the Center for Student Involvement, Student Center 302. Tickets are $10 for students with valid Bee Card (limit 1); $20 for staff, faculty, and guests. Limit of 3 tickets per person. Quantities limited, while supplies last. Exact change, check, or Bee Card (campus cash) accepted. Sorry, no credit/debit cards. Menu includes crabs, water, lemonade, iced tea, and choice of two sides! Hope to see you there!

    Awareness through Art
    Thursday, September 21, 2017, 4-5 p.m.
    Student Center 2nd floor Café
    Join Title IX at UB and AIGA UB for a showcase of student poster designs and learn more about how art is a powerful tool for raising awareness about issues that can affect us in our daily lives.

    Structural Inequality and Public Services in Baltimore
    Thursday, September 28, 2017, 4:30-6 p.m.
    H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Town Hall
    Join Langsdale Library's summer research fellow Elyshia Aseltine, Lyndsay Bates, and Lawrence Brown as they discuss their investigation into local structural inequality. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP by September 26 via the UB calendar.

    Facebook Live Ask Me Anything: Course Registration
    Thursday, October 26, 2017, 7-8p.m.
    Interactive live stream answering questions and providing information to new students. Join the Class of 17-18 Facebook Group to watch! This event will also be shared via the Be More at UB Facebook Page.


    Facebook Live Ask Me Anything: Finals Preparation
    Thursday, December 7, 2017, 7-8p.m.
    Interactive live stream answering questions and providing information to new students. Join the Class of 17-18 Facebook Group to watch! This event will also be shared via the Be More at UB Facebook Page.

Last Published 8/31/17