Daily Event Schedules

There are tons of events to attend during Welcome Week from social to educational, and from optional to required. This year we will also host a number of virtual events that you can enjoy online, anywhere! Don’t miss out on all the fun. Events will be shared on the CampusLINK and the complimentary app Corq. Don’t have a smartphone? No worries! We have a schedule below and all CampusLINK can be viewed from the web.

Events listed below and updated daily

We sincerely appreciate the patience of students and families as we plan for a safe engaging environment. Please continue to check UC's return to campus page for the most current information.

Need Accomodations?

Our Welcome Week team is committed to providing full access to all of our programs and services for participants with potential access needs such as a disability. If you require accessibility accommodations to fully participate in Welcome Week programs, please contact the Office of Accessibility Resources by email for assistance. 

Time Zone Information 

All events are held during Eastern Standard Time (EST) 

Song Challenge (all day)

Sponsor: UC Student Wellness

Description:

Access event by following uc_wellness on social media! (Twitter and instagram)

If you need any accomodations, please email the Student Wellness Center at wellcntr@ucmail.uc.edu at least 24 hours in advance of this event

 

Grad Ready Raffle: 8am-11pm

Sponsor: One Stop

Description:The more you know the less you'll owe! Learn more about managing your tuition, budget, and bills with UC’s financial literacy tool, Grad Ready. Complete at least one Grad Ready module to be entered to win raffle prizes including UC swag and gift cards! 

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Financial Football: 8am-11pm

Sponsor: One Stop

Description:Are you up for the challenge? Grab your friends and play financial football, a fast-paced, interactive game, where you’ll learn money management skills. Test your money smarts with game changing opportunities with audibles, blitzes and game breaking plays. Screenshot your final score and tag @uconestop on Twitter or Instagram for a change to win raffle prizes, including UC swag and gift cards! 

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Convocation: 3pm-3:15pm

Sponsor: Student Affairs 

Desciption:

  • Welcome from Gregory Loving, Faculty Chair
  • Student Body President Logan Lindsay shares words of wisdom and the Bearcat Bond

Tune in at 3:00pm (EST)

 

Netflix Party: 9pm-11:00pm

Sponsor: UC Student Wellness

Description: Kick back and join your fellow Bearcats as we watch a classic film!

If you need any accomodations, please email the Student Wellness Center at wellcntr@ucmail.uc.edu at least 24 hours in advance of this event

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Grad Ready Raffle: 8am-11pm

Sponsor: One Stop

Description: The more you know the less you'll owe! Learn more about managing your tuition, budget, and bills with UC’s financial literacy tool, Grad Ready. Complete at least one Grad Ready module to be entered to win raffle prizes including UC swag and gift cards!

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Financial Football: 8am-11pm

Sponsor: One Stop

Description:Are you up for the challenge? Grab your friends and play financial football, a fast-paced, interactive game, where you’ll learn money management skills. Test your money smarts with game changing opportunities with audibles, blitzes and game breaking plays. Screenshot your final score and tag @uconestop on Twitter or Instagram for a change to win raffle prizes, including UC swag and gift cards! 

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Virtual Caricature Artist: 2pm-4:00pm

Sponsor: Welcome Week

Description: Join a talented artist for 10 minutes to receive a drawing of YOU!

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Convocation: 3pm-3:15pm

Sponsor: Student Affairs 

Desciption:

  • Student Speakers offer advice, share stories, and welcome incoming Bearcats.
  • Zoe Stallings - "Remember to Forget"
  • Avery Abraham - "Delta X"
  • Sheffi Tiwari - "Home Away From Home"
  • Daniel Posmik - "Resilience"
  • Erica Middleton - "Lower case to CAPS LOCK"

Tune in at 3:00pm (EST)

 

Money Management: 3:30pm-4:30pm

Sponsor: One stop

Description:Test your money smarts with Money Management Kahoot! Join us for trivia on budgeting, savings, student loans and more! Winners will receive prizes.

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PAC Scavenger Hunt: 

Sponsor: Programs & Activities Council

Description: Students will follow hints to 10 different locations that PAC will have put around campus. The hunt will last from Friday the 21st of August to Friday the 28th! The first 200 people have a chance at winning AirPods, a $150 gift card to the bookstore, and hammocks. Students can submit photos of them to be entered into the raffle to win prizes via posting a photo of them completing the scavenger huntt on their  story and tagging PAC's instagram as well as DMing them @PACUC OR sending the photo via email to pac.cincinnati@gmail.com. Students will also have to scan a QR code to register on CORQ at a random location of PAC's choosing to be entered for the prizes as a way of ensuring the entire course was completed! Have fun getting to know UC's campus with PAC and happy hunting!

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Virtual DJ Dance Party: 9pm-11pm

Sponsor: UC Student Wellness

Description: Dance the night away in the comfort of you living room!  Join UC's own DJ One Take on Facebook Live @Kevin Kinebrew and Instagram Live @Kevinkbrew for a virtual dance party!

If you need any accomodations, please email the Student Wellness Center at wellcntr@ucmail.uc.edu at least 24 hours in advance of this event

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Grad Ready Raffle: 8am-11pm

Sponsor: One Stop

Description:The more you know the less you'll owe! Learn more about managing your tuition, budget, and bills with UC’s financial literacy tool, Grad Ready. Complete at least one Grad Ready module to be entered to win raffle prizes including UC swag and gift cards!

Learn More

 

Financial Football: 8am-11pm

Sponsor: One Stop

Description:Are you up for the challenge? Grab your friends and play financial football, a fast-paced, interactive game, where you’ll learn money management skills. Test your money smarts with game changing opportunities with audibles, blitzes and game breaking plays. Screenshot your final score and tag @uconestop on Twitter or Instagram for a change to win raffle prizes, including UC swag and gift cards! 

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Aunt Flow wants YOU to VOTE!: 2pm-4:00pm

Sponsor: UC Women's Center

Description: Join the UC Women's Center for a voter registration drive and get your cycle bag. If you are a person who has a period, we have you covered! Come meet folx from the UC Women's Center, register to vote, and pick up free menstrual prodcuts. For more info visit our websites: www.uc.edu/ucwc

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Convocation: 3pm-3:15pm

Sponsor: Student Affairs 

Desciption:

  • Inspirational and motiviating words from UC Athletics.
  • John Cunningham, Director of Athletics
  • Michelle Clark-Heard, Head Coach, Women's Basketball
  • Scott Googins, Head Coach, Baseball
  • John Brannen, Head Coach, Men's Basketball

Tune in at 3:00pm (EST)

 

Virtual Bingo: 6pm-9:00pm

Sponsor: Welcome Week

Description: Join us for virtual BINGO, come out and try and win some fun prizes!

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Virtual Social Justice Open Mic: 6pm-8pm

Sponsor: SALD

Description: This is a Open Mic with a taste of Social Justice, all is welcome to come and attend. Also if you are wanting to perform please e-mail Major Cooper at Coope2mr@ucmail.uc.edu. 

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Virtual Bob Ross Paint Along: 9pm-11:00pm

Sponsor: UC Student Wellness

Description: Let's paint some happy clouds! Join the Wellness Center as we paint along with the legendary Bob Ross! Bring whatever coloring or paint supplies that you have. Remember, there are no mistakes in Bob Ross world, just happy accidents!

If you need any accomodations, please email the Student Wellness Center at wellcntr@ucmail.uc.edu at least 24 hours in advance of this event

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Esports Tournament: All Day (Postponed to September)

Sponsor: UC club Sports, UC Student Wellness

Want to be the champion of esports at UC? Then this is your time to shine! Join us in an epic multi-day esports tournament featuring League of Legends, RocketLeague, NBA2k, and Madden 2020! Winners will receive gift cards to the UC Bookstore!

 

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Grad Ready Raffle: 8am-11pm

Sponsor: One Stop

Description:The more you know the less you'll owe! Learn more about managing your tuition, budget, and bills with UC’s financial literacy tool, Grad Ready. Complete at least one Grad Ready module to be entered to win raffle prizes including UC swag and gift cards! 

Learn More

 

Financial Football: 8am-11pm

Sponsor: One Stop

Description:Are you up for the challenge? Grab your friends and play financial football, a fast-paced, interactive game, where you’ll learn money management skills. Test your money smarts with game changing opportunities with audibles, blitzes and game breaking plays. Screenshot your final score and tag @uconestop on Twitter or Instagram for a change to win raffle prizes, including UC swag and gift cards!

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Build Your Perfect Budget Workshop: 1pm-2pm

Sponsor: University Funding Board

Description: This workshop will show you how to create a budget and give you a chance to ask UFB members any questions you have about the funding process. This workshop will be held virtually and the link will be on the CampusLINK event. If you plan to attend please RSVP on CampusLINK. 

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Student Leadership Certificate Info Session: 1pm-2pm

Sponsor: SALD

Description: Don't lose an opportunity to showcase your success!  The Student Leadership Certificate is a university-wide initiative designed to educate undergraduate campus leaders through the completion of course work, programs, activities, and experiences that provide a pathway to student success and personal growth. Learn more about the Student Leadership Certificate and how to get involved by attending an info session.

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Virtual Caricature Artist: 2pm-4:00pm

Sponsor: Welcome Week

Description: Join a talented artist for 10 minutes to recieve a drawing of YOU!

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Convocation: 3pm-3:15pm

Sponsor: Student Affairs 

Desciption:

  • Join the Student Orientation Leaders (SOLs) you met through Orientation to learn UC Traditions
  • Student Alumni Council (SAC) introduces Red & Black Book

Tune in at 3:00pm (EST)

 

Virtual Drawing with Will Sliney: 6pm-7:00pm

Sponsor: Welcome Week

Description: Will Sliney is a graphic artist who has worked on Marvels Spiderman and Star Wars. Join him for a 60 miute session on working for Marvel, drawing techniques, and q&a

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Student Government’s Campus GeoGuessr: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Description: Do you think you already know the best locations on campus? Join Undergraduate Student Government as we play our very own University of Cincinnati GeoGuessr and test just how well you know our campus. In this interactive livestream, you will have the opportunity to win Student Government merchandise and prizes! Go to our twitter at @UCStudentGov to watch the livestream and compete for the highest GeoGuessr score.

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Virtual Cooking Class, Mastering the Microwave: 9pm-11pm

Sponsor: UC Student Wellness Center

Description: Join the Student Wellness Center as we master the microwave together! Whether you are in an apartment or a residence hall, it can be intimidating to make yourself a healthy, delicious meal. Let us teach you some easy recipes to cover your breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert!

If you need any accomodations, please email the Student Wellness Center at wellcntr@ucmail.uc.edu at least 24 hours in advance of this event

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Grad Ready Raffle: 8am-11pm

Sponsor: One Stop

Description:The more you know the less you'll owe! Learn more about managing your tuition, budget, and bills with UC’s financial literacy tool, Grad Ready. Complete at least one Grad Ready module to be entered to win raffle prizes including UC swag and gift cards! 

Learn More

 

Financial Football: 8am-11pm

Sponsor: One Stop

Description:Are you up for the challenge? Grab your friends and play financial football, a fast-paced, interactive game, where you’ll learn money management skills. Test your money smarts with game changing opportunities with audibles, blitzes and game breaking plays. Screenshot your final score and tag @uconestop on Twitter or Instagram for a change to win raffle prizes, including UC swag and gift cards! 

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College Day: 10am

Required event for all first-year students!

College Day is an opportunity for you to meet classmates within your specific college, meet faculty, administrators, and your academic advisor, as well as learn the expectations that your college has of you!

All first-year students will receive an email from their college with detailed instructions on how the day will flow. All first-year Bearcats will meet virtually with their Student Orientation Leader (SOL) at 10:00 AM. 

Get social by sending us pictures of you logged in and ready to engage by using #UCCD2020

 

Convocation: 3pm-3:15pm

Sponsor: Student Affairs 

Desciption:

  • President Neville Pinto welcomes new Bearcats
  • Welcome from Ronald D. Brown, Chairman, Board of Trustees

Tune in at 3:00pm (EST)

 

Virtual Cooking Class, Let's Make a Burrito: 4:30pm-5:30pm

Sponsor: Welcome Week

Description: Join us for a one hour virtual cooking lesson, grocery list and items needed are listed on the campuslink event page.

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Virtual HIIT Exercise Class: 10am-11:00am

Sponsor: Student Wellness Center, Ethnic Programs and Services, and Campus Recreation

Description: Joint the Student Wellness Center, Ethnic Programs and Services, and Campus Recreation for a HIIT (High-intensity interval training) workout before classes start! All you need is some water and your own body weight to achieve a great workout! 

If you need any accommodations, please email the Student Wellness Center at wellcntr@ucmail.uc.edu at least 24 hours in advance of this event!

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Grad Ready Raffle: 8am-11pm

Sponsor: One Stop

Description:The more you know the less you'll owe! Learn more about managing your tuition, budget, and bills with UC’s financial literacy tool, Grad Ready. Complete at least one Grad Ready module to be entered to win raffle prizes including UC swag and gift cards! https://uc.gradready.com/

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Financial Football: 8am-11pm

Sponsor: One Stop

Description:Are you up for the challenge? Grab your friends and play financial football, a fast-paced, interactive game, where you’ll learn money management skills. Test your money smarts with game changing opportunities with audibles, blitzes and game breaking plays. Screenshot your final score and tag @uconestop on Twitter or Instagram for a change to win raffle prizes, including UC swag and gift cards! 

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Akwaaba 2020: 1pm-3pm

Sponsor: African American Cultural and Resource Center

Description:Akwaaba, which is the Akan (Ghana) word for welcome, is a celebratory and informative time to introduce campus services, student organizations, and community resources to students, while providing a time for our "Center Kids" to reunite after their summer break! This year’s ceremony will include welcomes from students and administration, organizational commercials, performances and village keeper sessions for our new students. 

This event will also be made available as a recording.

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Consent and Cookies Virtual Cooking Class: 1:30pm-3:30pm

Sponsor: UC Student Wellness Center, Women's Center, CAPS, and WHW

Description:Asking for consent is a lot like making your favorite cookie for a friend or loved one.  You have to know a little about the person before you can make them the ultimate treat!  You probably want to ask them if they like chocolate, are they allergic to nuts, are they vegan?? Without asking first, you could experience a baking disaster! Join us as we guide you on how to make a variety of delicious cookies and learn more about the importance of asking for consent along the way!  If you need any accommodations, please email the Student Wellness Center at wellcntr@ucmail.uc.edu at least 24 hours in advance of this event!

If you need any accomodations, please email the Student Wellness Center at wellcntr@ucmail.uc.edu at least 24 hours in advance of this event

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Guided Virtual Meditation: 11am-12pm

Sponsor: UC Student Wellness Center, Sky@UC

Description:Join Sky@UC and the Student Wellness Center for a powerful guided session with practical tools that can help you relax, cope with anxiety, boost immunity and stay happy. Open for all. No prior experience required. 

If you need any accommodations, please email the Student Wellness Center at wellcntr@ucmail.uc.edu at least 24 hours in advance of this event!

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Fall Org Fair: 1pm-3:45pm

Sponsor: Student Activities Board

Description: As a Bearcat, you are a part of a thriving,  expanding campus community. Join us during the Virtual Involvement Fair and hear from hundreds of student organizations. Talk with student leaders from a diverse set of backgrounds and explore your interests!

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 Social House Virtual Concert: 8pm-9:00pm

Sponsor: Programs & Activities Council

Description: Join us for an hour of live music by the well know group, Social House.

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