fall welcome

Welcome Week

UALR welcomes all incoming freshmen and returning students to Trojan Daze – the welcome week festivities for the fall 2014 semester! The events are sponsored by the Office of Campus Life and include plenty of food, entertainment, and fun. And everything is free!

Check out the schedule below and plan to attend!

Wednesday, Aug. 13
Dinner with Parents
5 – 6 p.m. DSC Diamond Cafe
Movie Night: The Amazing Spider-Man 2!
8 – 10 p.m. DSC Ledbetter
Thursday, Aug. 14
Battleship
This is a modern take on naval warfare as teams battle in canoes to SINK YOUR BATTLESHIP! Navigate the waters with a little more than your hands and four teammates in your canoe while trying to fill your opponents boat with water. Register your team early online!
8 – 10 p.m. DSC Pool
Friday, Aug. 15
Freshman Convocation This ceremony marks the beginning of the freshman class’ academic journey, providing them with the opportunity to assemble as a class and foreshadow the graduation celebration.
10 – 11 a.m. University Theatre
Brunch to follow in the DSC Diamond Cafe.
Sno Cones with the Greeks
Get cooled off with a FREE sno cone!
1 – 3 p.m. Campus Drive
Trojan Wars
3 – 5 p.m. DSC Ledbetter Hall
BBQ & Blues Dining Event
For more details follow UALR Dining Services on Facebook.
5 – 7 p.m. DSC Diamond Cafe
Saturday, Aug. 16
College Survival Skills
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. DSC
Casino Night – Win prizes!
7 – 9 p.m. DSC Ledbetter Hall
Sunday, Aug. 17
What’s Your Story?
All of us have a story. Stories define us. To know someone well is to know their story. UALR is a great place to continue writing your story while getting to know others. Come celebrate yours!

1 – 3 p.m. DSC Ledbetter Hall
Kickball
This is a great way for all UALR students, staff, and faculty to get involved on campus, meet new people, and have a great time! Join us for fun, laughter, and helping kick off the Reach 13,000 food drive!5 – 11 p.m. Coleman Sports and Recreation Complex
Monday, Aug. 18
Classes start
Non-Traditional Student Programs Open House
Stop by for information on mentoring, tutoring, scholarships, and all the support services we have for non-traditional students.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. DSC Office of Campus Life
Back to School Bash
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. DSC Upper Concourse
Ice Cream with the Vice Chancellors
Grab a free ice cream bar and meet a UALR Vice Chancellor on your way to class.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. DSC Upper Concourse
Family Feud Game Show
7 – 9 p.m. DSC Ledbetter Hall
Tuesday, Aug. 19
Non-Traditional Student Programs Open House
Stop by for information on mentoring, tutoring, scholarships, and all the support services we have for non-traditional students.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. DSC Office of Campus Life 
UALR After Dark
5 – 7 p.m. Main Campus
Meet the Greeks
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!
7 – 9 p.m. DSC Ledbetter
Wednesday, Aug. 20
Student Organization Fair   
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. DSC Ledbetter Hall
UALR After Dark
5 – 7 p.m. Main Campus
Entertainer Matt the Knife
7 – 9 p.m. DSC Ledbetter Hall
Thursday, Aug. 21
International Club Potluck
6 – 8 p.m. p.m. University Village Clubhous
Comedic Dating Coaches Dave and Ethan
7 – 9 p.m. DSC Ledbetter
Friday,
Aug. 22
University Program Council (UPC) Meet and Greet
The University Program Council is one of the most exciting student organizations on campus, so come find out how you can become a member!
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. DSC Upper Concourse