YAY Students! Celebration

Opening Week Activities

Friday, August 17
9 am – 4 pm
Scholarship Recipients Move In – West Hall

9 am – 4pm
International Student Services Orientation – DSC D

10 am – 3 pm
Trojan Grill Open
Commons Market Open

4:30 pm-5:30 pm
Dean’s Reception – DSC Ledbetter Hall

5 pm – 7 pm
Welcome Back Kickoff – DSC Various

7 pm – 9 pm
Movie Night-”Accepted” – Reynolds Business Center Atrium

9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Housing Floor Meetings/Activity

Saturday, August 18
7:30 – 9:30 am
Breakfast in the Diamond

9 am – 5 pm
General Move In

10 am – 2pm
LIbrary Student Lab (Library 104) and the Information Technology Services Assistance Center (SUA 105) Open

10 am – 3 pm
Fill My Fridge – Commons Market Sodexo
Trojan Grill Open

10 am – 3 pm
Bookstore Open

10 am – 3 pm
UALR Campus Cards Available – DSC First Floor
Health Services & Disability Resource Center Open
Student Services Center Open – Admissions/Records, Financial Aid, Cashiers, VA, Testing, Academic Advising, Student Services Center, Bookstore

9 am – 3 pm
CLC Workshops – Ice Breakers, Team Building – DSC Ledbetter A,B,C
AAMI/AAFI/HI Workshops – Ice Breakers, Team Building – TBD

10 am – 11 pm
DSC Fitness Center Open

11:30 am – 1 pm
Lunch in the Diamond Sodexo

5 pm – 7 pm
“Break the Ice”Dinner – Sodexo

8 pm – 9 pm
Housing Floor Meetings

9 pm – 12 pm
Block Party with DJ, Music, Dancing – Open Area between Commons and West Hall

Sunday, August 19
10:30 am – 11 pm
DSC Open

11 am – 1 pm
Brunch in the Diamond

1 pm – 3 pm
Get Motivated! – Define your purpose – DSC Ledbetter Hall

3 pm – 5 pm
“Clowns” Diversity Awareness – DSC Ledbetter Hall

5 pm – 7 pm
Dinner in the Diamond -Sodexo

7 pm – 9 pm
Casino Night – Come out to win Trojan Bucks! – DSC Ledbetter Hall

9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Housing Floor Meetings

Monday, August 20
7 am – 11 pm
DSC Open

7 am – 9 am
Breakfast in the Diamond – Sodexo

7:45 am – 6 pm
Bookstore Open

9 am – 2 pm
Academic Skills Workshops CLC – Survival Skills for College Students – DSC Ledbetter A,B,C

11 am – 2 pm
“What’s Your Flavor” – Sodexo

2 pm – 4 pm
Bowling at Professor (transportation provided) – Pick up at Residence Halls

5 pm – 7 pm
Dinner in the Diamond – Sodexo

7 pm – 9 pm
Brother to Brother, Woman to Woman – Housing

Tuesday, August 21
7 am – 9 am
Breakfast in the Diamond – Sodexo

7:45 am – 6 pm
Bookstore Open

9 am – 2 pm
Academic Skills Workshops – Survival Skills for College Students Ledbetter B, C & DSC D

11 am – 2 pm
Lunch in the Diamond - Sodexo

5 pm – 7 pm
Dinner in the Diamond -Sodexo

5 pm – 11 pm
Grand Slam (non-perishable items to enter for admission) – Grand Opening and “Reach 13,000″ Kickball Tournament – Coleman Sports and Recreation Complex

Wednesday, August 22
7 am – 9 am
Breakfast in the Diamond – Sodexo

7:45 – 6 pm
Bookstore Open

10 am – 12 pm
Convocation – UALR Performing Arts Center

11 am – 2 pm
“Menu of Honor” - Sodexo

4 pm-8 pm
Wild River Country – “Splash 2012″ sponsored by Campus Life – Buses leave from DSC.
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5 pm – 7 pm
Dinner in the Diamond – Sodexo

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Thursday, August 23
Ice Cream with the Vice Chancellors 11a.m.-1p.m., Campus Life Concourse: To celebrate the first day of classes, join us for free ice cream, music, and social time with administrators and staff of the UALR Educational Student Services and Student Life Division.

Non-Traditional Student Program Open House
11a.m.-2p.m., Campus Life Concourse: What is a non-traditional student? Stop by and find out about the support and resources available to you through the Office of Campus Life Non-Traditional Student Program.

Diversity Program Informational Table 11a.m.-2p.m., DSC Diamond Area: Have questions about student diversity and cultural awareness programs? Stop by to visit the Diversity Programs table for refreshments and friendly conversations with students and staff. Become a volunteer and get involved in the many activities planned ahead!

UALR After Dark 5p.m.-7p.m., Campus Wide: Student Volunteers will be handing out information and “swag” bags to our evening students.

Meet the Greeks 7p.m.-9p.m., DSC Ledbetter Hall: Members of UALR’s Fraternities and Sororities include some of the top student leaders on campus. Come preview the UALR Fraternity and Sorority Community and find out how you can Go Greek!

Friday, August 24
Back 2 School Jam 10a.m.-2p.m. , DSC Upper Concourse: Come kick off the Fall 2012 semester with the University Program Council! Enjoy free food, caricatures, free school supplies, music, and swag galore!

Non-Traditional Student Program Open House
11a.m.-2p.m., Campus Life Concourse: What is a non-traditional student? Stop by and find out the support and resources available to you through the Office of Campus Life Non-Traditional Student Program.

Diversity Program Informational Table 11a.m.-2p.m., DSC Diamond Area: Have questions about student diversity and cultural awareness programs? Stop by to visit the Diversity Programs table for refreshments and friendly conversations with students and staff. Become a volunteer and get involved in the many activities planned ahead!

Monday, August 27
Campus Recreation Open House 11a.m.-1p.m.,
DSC Upper Concourse: Come meet and visit with the staff of Campus Recreation and get more information about fitness/wellness classes, intramurals, and recreation of all kinds!

UALR After Dark 5p.m.-7p.m., Campus Wide: Student Volunteers will be handing out information and swag bags to our evening students.

University Program Council Social 7p.m.-9p.m., DSC Ledbetter Hall: Come meet the current members of the University Program Council and find out more about how you can become a member! The University Program Council is a registered student organization that provides leadership opportunities for students to choose entertainment for the campus community. UPC provides movie nights, lectures, comedians, and entertainment of all kinds!

Tuesday, August 28
The Norman Magic Experience, 7p.m.-9p.m., DSC Ledbetter Hall: He’s back! The Norman Magic Experience stars national touring magician, Norman Ng. It is considered one of the most exciting magic shows touring today! The show is a unique fusion of magic, comedy, and audience participation, and features never before seen magic, laugh out loud comedic situations. The best part… it stars YOU the audience!

Wednesday, August 29
Student Organization Fair 11a.m.-1p.m.,
DSC Ledbetter Hall: Find out more and how to get involved in UALR’s 130 registered student organizations!

College Panhellenic Council Activity Night

7p.m.-9p.m., The ladies of Kappa Delta and Chi Omega invite you to learn more about their organizations and CPC Recruitment!

Thursday, August 30
Burgers @ Bailey 11 a.m., Bailey Alumni Center: FREE food, drinks, lots of folks, plenty of fun. Connecting alumni, faculty, staff, and students to kick off the 2012 Fall semester. Don’t miss out!

Interfraternity Council Information Sessions and Rotations
6-9 p.m., Leadership Lounge: Individuals interested in joining Kappa Sigma or Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternities are invited to attend this information session. An opportunity to meet with both chapters will follow.

Friday, August 31
Sodexo’s Food Wars, Noon -1:30p.m. Diamond Café/Mall Area: Come find out more information about UALR’s dining services while challenging your fellow students in eating competitions. One lucky student will walk away with a Nook Tablet!

Interfraternity Council Information Sessions and Rotations 6-9 p.m., Leadership Lounge: Individuals interested in joining Kappa Sigma or Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternities are invited to attend this information session. An opportunity to meet with both chapters will follow.

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