Trojan Daze 2018: Tropic Like It’s Hot!

Welcome Week festivities for fall 2018 are quickly approaching! We have an exciting lineup of activities for our students starting on Thursday, August 16 and ending on Friday, August 24.

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*This schedule is tentative and subject to change throughout the summer*

Thursday, August 16
Move-In • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. • Campus Living –  Students move into their respective Residence Halls.

Floor Meetings • 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Campus Living – Students in the Residence Halls will meet with their RAs

Playfair • 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.  DSC Ledbetter Rooms – An evening of fun ice-breakers and activities to get students excited and geared up for the new year!


Friday, August 17
Convocation • 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. • University Theater –  This ceremony will mark the beginning of the freshman class’ academic journey, providing them with the opportunity to assemble as the class of 2022.

Lunch, Org Fair, Pep Rally with Little Rock’s Teams • 11:30 a.m. • DSC Fitness Center – Grab a bite to eat, explore all of UA Little Rock’s organizations, and meet the Trojans during this event.

Bookstore VIP Event • 1:00 p.m. • DSC Fitness Center & Bookstore – Interested in seeing all the latest UA Little Rock fashions?  Stop by the Bookstore to see all the latest fashions, and buy your books too at the VIP Event.

Trojan Wars • 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. • SSC Auditorium –  An interactive sex education session that is not only informative, but a great time for students!  Have questions about sex?  Ask them here during this unfiltered event.

Movie Night • 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. • DSC Ledbetter Hall – Join us for a screening of a 2018 new release, popcorn and drinks included!


Saturday, August 18
Scholar’s Day • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Various Locations –  Get to know the students in your scholar’s program with activities, icebreakers, and sessions designed specifically for your program.

Block Party • 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. • Location TBA –  Kick off the semester right with the biggest block party UA Little Rock has ever seen! Come out and enjoy music and fun!


Sunday, August 19

Trojan Tailgate • 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. • Coleman Sports Complex-  Come out and support the soccer team, hangout with student organizations, and enjoy the delicious food trucks in preparation for the soccer game!

Soccer Game: UA Little Rock vs. University of Kentucky • 1:00 p.m. • Coleman Sports Complex-  Come out and support the soccer team in their first game of the season! Go Trojans!

**Diversity Workshop • 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. • DSC Ledbetter Hall – Tentative**

Back to School Breakfast • 9:00 – 11:00 p.m. • DSC Trojan Cafe – The semester officially starts tomorrow, so why not get a head start on breakfast with some pancakes and other breakfast essentials?


Monday, August 20

Lost Tents • 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. • Various Locations – Stop by our tents to say hello and get a bottle of water. Lost? We can help you find your class and get you where you need to go!

T-shirt Exchange • 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. • Various Locations – Bring your old t-shirts to campus and trade them for some brand new Trojan gear!

SASI Ice Cream Social • 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. • Location TBA – Come enjoy ice cream with your Student Affairs Success Initiatives Staff.

College Trivia Game Show • 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.• SSC Auditorium – Play a game and win prizes, or come to watch and have a great time!


Tuesday, August 21

Lost Tents • 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. • Various Locations – Stop by our tents to say hello and get a bottle of water. Lost? We can help you find your class and get you where you need to go!

T-shirt Exchange • 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. • Various Locations – Bring your old t-shirts to campus and trade them for some brand new Trojan gear!

Escape Rooms  7:00 – 9:00 p.m. • DSC Meeting Rooms – Try to solve the puzzles and escape in time!


Wednesday, August 22

Lost Tents • 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. • Various Locations – Stop by our tents to say hello and get a bottle of water. Lost? We can help you find your class and get you where you need to go!

T-shirt Exchange • 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. • Various Locations – Bring your old t-shirts to campus and trade them for some brand new Trojan gear!

Glow Yoga 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. • DSC Fitness Center – Wear your brightest workout gear and come get painted up to glow under our black lights for an evening of funky & zen yoga.


Thursday, August 23

RSO Fair  11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. • DSC Mall – Want to get involved? Stop by to see the many Registered Student Organizations that UA Little Rock has to offer and get plugged in with just the right groups for you!

University Program Council Meeting • 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.  DSC Meeting Room D – Want a say in the awesome events going on this year? Like event planning? Just enjoy having fun? Join UPC at their first meeting of the semester to meet the members and play a rousing game of “Box of Lies” as seen on Jimmy Fallon!

Meet the Greeks • 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Dickinson 100 –  Members of UA Little Rock’s Fraternities and Sororities include some of the top student leaders on campus. Come preview our Fraternity and Sorority Community and find out how you can Go Greek!


Friday, August 24
Reach 13,000 Dodgeball Tournament •  4:00 – 6:00 p.m. • Location TBA –  CLC hosts the Reach 13,000 Dodgeball Tournament.  Always popular with students, come out and play or watch the games. This year is sure to a blast! If you have any questions, please email Amber Wolf at anwolf@ualr.edu.

Wipeout & Recreation Luau • 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. •  DSC Fitness Center – Want to play basketball?  What about dodgeball?  If that doesn’t interest you, our Wipeout course, based on the hit ABC television show sure will! Come out, grab a bite to eat, and see if you can complete the course without wiping out!