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Trojan Daze 2019 – Maroon Madness!

Welcome Week festivities for fall 2019 are quickly approaching!

We have an exciting lineup of activities for our students.

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Trojan Daze 2019 | Activities Schedule
Thursday, August 15
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Move-In Day
Move into your dorm with help from campus volunteers.

Residence Halls

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

T-shirt Give Away Tent

Trojan Lawn, outside the residence halls

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Trojan Grill Cookout

Trojan Grill

11:30 a.m. –
3 p.m.

Cooling Station
Snow cones, water, Gatorade, and a place to cool off while moving.

Campus Living

3 – 5 p.m.

Farewell Reception

Commons Great Room, University Commons (UNC)

7 – 8 p.m.

Floor Meetings
Meet your neighbors and the Resident Assistant (RA) for your floor.

Residence Halls

Friday, August 16
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Scholars Day

Location Varies

10:30 –
11:30 a.m.

New Student Convocation
A ceremony to mark the beginning of the your academic journey as part of the class of 2023.

University Theater, Center for Performing Arts (CPS)

11:30 a.m.

Pep Rally with Little Rock’s Teams
Lunch provided. Grab a bite to eat, explore all of UA Little Rock’s organizations, and meet the Trojans.

DSC Fitness Center

1 p.m.

Bookstore VIP Event
Interested in seeing all the latest UA Little Rock fashions? Stop by the Bookstore and buy your books too at the VIP Event.

University Bookstore, DSC Lower Concourse

3:30 – 5 p.m.

Trojan Wars
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.

Ledbetter Halls, DSC Upper Concourse

6:30 p.m.

BCM First Night of Worship
A night of worship with the Little Rock Metro Baptist Collegiate Ministry (Metro BCM.) Dinner provided.

Metro BCM, Baptist Student Union (BSU)

7 – 9 p.m.

Playfair
An evening of fun ice-breakers and activities to get students excited and geared up for the new year!

Ledbetter Halls, DSC Upper Concourse

Saturday, August 17
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Bookstore Open

University Bookstore, DSC Lower Concourse

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Parking Pass Fair

DSC

1 – 4 p.m.

Field Day
Come enjoy games, activities, and food on the lawn.

Trojan Lawn, outside the residence halls

1 – 3 p.m.

SASI Snow Cones
Stop by for an icy treat courtesy of the Student Affairs Success Initiatives– African American Female Initiative, African American Male Initiative, and Hispanic/Latino Initiative.

Trojan Lawn, outside the residence halls

7 – 10 p.m.

Block Party
Kick off the semester right with the biggest block party UA Little Rock has ever seen! Come out and enjoy music and fun!

Trojan Lane, between the resident halls

Sunday, August 18
4:30 – 7 p.m.

Family Movie Night
Join us for a family-friendly screening of LEGO Movie 2 – popcorn and drinks included!

Ledbetter Halls, DSC Upper Concourse

7 – 9:30 p.m.

College Movie Night
Join us for a screening of Escape Room – popcorn and drinks included!

Ledbetter Halls, DSC Upper Concourse

Monday, August 19
7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Lost Tents
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! Music, activities, and photo booth!

Locations Vary

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

It’s a Good Day to Be a Trojan!
Welcome back to UA Little Rock! Come by and enjoy a live DJ, festive photo booth, games, and more! Haven’t signed up for a meal plan? No problem! We can sign you up here.

DSC Foyer

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Grand Opening of Trojan Café

Trojan Café

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

T-Shirt Exchange
Bring your old t-shirts to campus and trade them for some brand new Trojan gear!

Library Mall/Chi Omega Courtyard, between the DSC and the Ottenheimer Library

7 – 9 p.m.

High-Stakes Bingo
Enjoy a game of high stakes bingo and have a chance to win some prizes.

Ledbetter Halls, DSC Upper Concourse

Tuesday, August 20
7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Lost Tents
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! Music, activities, and photo booth!

Locations Vary

Times Vary

Academic Open Houses

Locations Vary

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

T-shirt Exchange
Bring your old t-shirts to campus and trade them for some brand new Trojan gear!

Library Mall/Chi Omega Courtyard, between the DSC and the Ottenheimer Library

1 – 4 p.m.

Blackboard Student Orientation
Need help with Blackboard? Let us show you the basics! The STaR Office will hold Blackboard Orientation sessions for students interested in learning how to log into the system, upload assignments, use the discussion forum, and take exams. Free. No need to bring your laptop. Contact Sharonda Lipscomb or Markia Herron for more info.

Dickinson Hall (DKSN), Room 101

4 p.m.

College Survival Panel
Dinner provided.

Metro BCM, Baptist Student Union (BSU)

7 – 9 p.m.

Wipeout/Rec Night
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!

DSC Aquatic Center, next to the Fitness Center in the DSC

9 p.m.

College Survival Panel
Dinner provided.

Metro BCM, Baptist Student Union (BSU)

Wednesday, August 21
7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Lost Tents
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! Music, activities, and photo booth!

Locations Vary

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Student Affairs / DPS Meet & Greet
Meet the Student Affairs team and all the student support services UA Little Rock has to offer. Enjoy free snacks and participate in a Public Safety simulation experience.

Leadership Lounge, DSC Upper Concourse

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

T-shirt Exchange
Bring your old t-shirts to campus and trade them for some brand new Trojan gear!

Library Mall/Chi Omega Courtyard, between the DSC and the Ottenheimer Library

1 – 4 p.m.

Blackboard Student Orientation
Need help with Blackboard? Let us show you the basics! The STaR Office will hold Blackboard Orientation sessions for students interested in learning how to log into the system, upload assignments, use the discussion forum, and take exams. Free. No need to bring your laptop. Contact Sharonda Lipscomb or Markia Herron for more info.

Dickinson Hall (DKSN), Room 101

7 – 9 p.m.

Karaoke
Enjoy an evening of Karaoke, food, and fun!

Ledbetter Halls, DSC Upper Concourse

Thursday, August 22
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Student Org Fair
Want to get involved? Stop by to see all the Registered Student Organizations that we have to offer and get plugged in with just the right groups for you!

Library Mall/Chi Omega Courtyard, between the DSC and the Ottenheimer Library

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Therapy Pets
Hosted by Campus Living.

Library Mall/Chi Omega Courtyard, between the DSC and the Ottenheimer Library

1 – 4 p.m.

Blackboard Student Orientation
Need help with Blackboard? Let us show you the basics! The STaR Office will hold Blackboard Orientation sessions for students interested in learning how to log into the system, upload assignments, use the discussion forum, and take exams. Free. No need to bring your laptop. Contact Sharonda Lipscomb or Markia Herron for more info.

Dickinson Hall (DKSN), Room 101

6 – 8 p.m.

LR Trojan Day

Dugan’s Pub
401 E. 3rd St, Little Rock AR 72201

7 p.m.

Metro BCM Game Night

Metro BCM, Baptist Student Union (BSU)

7 – 9 p.m.

Meet the Greeks
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!

Ledbetter Halls, DSC Upper Concourse

Friday, August 23
8 a.m. – Noon

Communication Skill Center Kick-off
The Communication Skill Center will be hosting a kick-off event to celebrate the beginning of the school year. Enjoy music, popcorn, and door prizes. Contact Dr April Chatham-Carpenter for more information.

Communication Skills Center, Speech Building (SPCH), Room 201

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Military Appreciation
UA Little Rock proudly supports our Military students. Come meet our Military Services Staff and meet other military students while enjoying some refreshments.

Ledbetter Halls, DSC Upper Concourse

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday, August 27
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Blackboard Orientation

Scholarly Technology and Resources (STaR) Office, Dickinson Hall (DKSN), Room 105

7 p.m.

WesFest

Wesley Foundation (WFSC)

Wednesday, August 28
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Blackboard Orientation

Scholarly Technology and Resources (STaR) Office, Dickinson Hall (DKSN), Room 105

Thursday, August 29
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Blackboard Orientation

Scholarly Technology and Resources (STaR) Office, Dickinson Hall (DKSN), Room 105

Daily Services & Refreshments
Monday – Thursday
7 – 11 a.m.

Donuts, Muffins, & Coffee Stations

Donaghey Student Center (DSC) Foyer

Reynolds Business Building (RBUS)

Dickinson Hall (DKSN)

Engineering & Information Technology Building (EIT)

5 – 9 p.m.

Snack & Drink Stations

Donaghey Student Center (DSC) Foyer

Reynolds Business Building (RBUS)

Dickinson Hall (DKSN)

Engineering & Information Technology Building (EIT)

All Day

Golf Cart Shuttles

Campus-Wide

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Snack & Drink Station

Student Services Center (SSC)