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 host both in-person and virtual events for students to choose from! 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 will post a schedule below and CampusLINK can be viewed from the web.

Need Accommodations?

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. 

Outdoor Movie Night: 6PM
*Movie Showing: Little Giants

Location: Nippert Stadium
Sponsor: UC Athletics

Silent Disco & Sundaes: 8-10PM

Location: Daniels Hall
Sponsor: Student Wellness Center, Residence Hall Association, Resident Education & Development

Healthy UC Mindful Walk: 12-1PM

Location: Meet in Campus Recreation Center Lobby
Sponsor: Healthly UC

Grocery Bingo: 6PM

Location: Sigma Sigma Commons Amphitheater
Sponsor: Residence Hall Association, Resident Education & Development, National Residence Hall Honorary

First Year Social Game Night: 6-8PM

Location: Esports Innovation Lab (Located in 1819 Innovation Hub)
Sponsor: Office of Innovation

Residence Hall Floor Meeting: 7:30PM
*Required for all first year students! Ask your RA for more information.

 

Gen-1 Yoga Session: 9AM

Location: Sigma Sigma Commons
Sponsor: Gen-1/1MPACT House, African American Cultural & Resource Center (AACRC)

Bearcat Pantry Open House: 10-11AM

Location: Stratford Heights Building 16
Sponsor: The Assistant Dean of Students Office & Bearcat Pantry and Resource Center

Cybersecurity Awareness - Keep your Data Secure: 10AM-1PM

Location: Outside on Mainstreet
Sponsor: UC Office of Information Security

Healthy UC Fitness Walk: 12-1PM

Location: Meet in the Campus Recreation Center Lobby
Sponsor: Healthy UC

Learning Commons Open House: 1-3PM

Location: French Hall West Lobby
Sponsor: Learning Commons

Bienvenidos: Latinx Student Welcome: 2-4PM

Location: Bearcat Plaza
Sponsor: Ethnic Programs and Services (EPS)

1819 Innovation Hub Open House: 2-5pm

Location: 1819 Innovation Hub
Sponsor: Cincinnati Innovation District, UC Office of Innovation, Makerspace, Esports Innovation Lab, Venture Lab, & 1819 Innovation Hub

Money Booth: 4-6PM

Location: Outside of University Pavilion (2nd Floor)
Sponsor: One Stop Student Service Center

Games & Grub: 5-7PM

Location: Sigma Sigma Commons
Sponsor: Division of Student Affairs & Student Activities & Leadership Development

UC Overwatch Game Night: 5-7PM

Location: Esports Innovation Lab (Located in 1819 Innovation Hub)
Sponsor: UC Esports Club

Giant Sized Board Games: 7-9PM

Location: Bearcats Commons
Sponsor: Lutheran Campus Ministry at Edge House & UC Game Lab

1819 Innovation Hub Open House: 9:30AM-12:30PM

Location: 1819 Innovation Hub
Sponsor: Cincinnati Innovation District, UC Office of Innovation, Makerspace, Esports Innovation Lab, Venture Lab, & 1819 Innovation Hub

Bearcat Promise Career Studio Open House + Student Employment Meet 'N Greet: 10AM-12PM

Location: Bearcat Promise Career Studio
Sponsor: Experience-Based Learning & Career Education

Cybersecurity Awareness - Keep your Data Secure: 10AM-1PM

Location: MainStreet in front of TUC
Sponsor: UC Office of Information Security

Bearcat Tour de Findlay Market: 11AM-12:30PM; 12:30-2PM; 2-3:30PM
*Registration is required and limited!

Location: Meet at University Avenue Circle
Sponsor: Resident Education & Development (RED)

PAC Welcomes You Back: 1-4PM

Location: Bearcats Commons
Sponsor: Programs & Activities Council

CS:GO Game Day: 1-7PM

Location: Esports Innovation Lab (Located in 1819 Innovation Hub)
Sponsor: UC Esports Club

Women's Welcome: 2-4PM

Location: Sigma Sigma Commons
Sponsor: The Women's Center

Student Wellness & Snacks: 2-4PM

Location: 480 Steger Student Life Center
Sponsor: Student Wellness Center

Espresso Barista Training: 3-5PM
*Registration Required!

Location: The Edge House, 3007 Clifton Avenue
Sponsor: Lutheran Campus Ministry at the Edge House

Intramural Cornhole Tournament: 5-6:30PM
*Registration is required!

Location: Sigma Sigma Commons
Sponsor: Campus Recreation Center

Video Game Trivia Night: 6-8PM

Location: Esports Innovation Lab (Located in 1819 Innovation Hub)
Sponsor: UC Esports Club

Outdoor Movie Night: 9PM
*Movie Showing: Spiderman - No Way Home

Location: Nippert Stadium
Sponsor: Student Wellness Center & Resident Education & Development

Cybersecurity Awareness - Keep your Data Secure: 10AM-1PM

Location: Outside on Mainstreet
Sponsor: UC Office of Information Security

Free HIV Testing: 11AM-2PM

Location: 645B Steger Student Life Center
Sponsor: Student Wellness Center

Living Learning Community Welcome: 12-1PM
* For students living in a Living Learning Community

Location: Turner Hall Lawn
Sponsor: Resident Education & Development

Giant Sized Board Games: 1PM

Location: Bearcats Commons
Sponsor: Lutheran Campus Ministry at the Edge House & UC Game Lab

Nacho Average Welcome Week Event: 1-4PM

Location: TUC 400 ABC
Sponsor: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

UC Valorant Game Day: 1-7PM

Location: Esports Innovation Lab (Located in 1819 Innovation Hub)
Sponsor: UC Esports Club

Asian Pacific Islander Student Welcome: 2-4PM

Location: Bearcat Plaza
Sponsor: Ethnic Programs and Services (EPS)

Meet your Service Resources: 2-5PM

Location: TUC Atrium (3rd Floor)
Sponsor: Center of Community Engagement, Student Financial Aid Office, Scholarship Department, UC Circle K

RecFest: 6-8PM

Location: Campus Recreation Center
Sponsor: Campus Recreation

Bearcat Marching Band Preview Show: 7PM

Location: Sheakley Athletics Complex
Sponsor: Bearcat Bands

Night at Nippert: 8-11PM

Location: Nippert Stadium
Sponsor: Division of Student Affairs & Student Activities & Leadership Development

Deep Fried Oreos: 8:30-11pm

Location: Sheakley Lawn
Sponsor: UC Young Life College

Transfer T-Shirt Exchange: 10AM-2PM

Location: Outside of University Pavillion
Sponsor: Transfer and Transition Advising Center

College Day Events: 11AM-2:30PM

Visit the College Day page for information about your college's event!

Convocation: 3-4PM

Location: Fifth Third Arena
Sponsor: Commencement Office

Student Organization Fair: 4-6PM

Location: Nippert Stadium
Sponsor: Student Activities Board (SAB) and Student Activities & Leadership Development

Welcome Back Block Party: 7-9PM

Location: Sigma Sigma Commons
Sponsor: Student Wellness Center, National Residence Hall Honorary, Residence Hall Association, Resident Education and Development

Late Night with Campus Outreach: 8PM

Location: Mantei Room 427
Sponsor: Campus Outreach

Cincinnati Food Favorites: 9PM-12AM

Location: CenterCourt
Sponsor: UC Dining Services

Late-Night Pancakes: 10PM-12AM

Location: 2715 Clifton Avenue Front Lawn
Sponsor: H2O

Coffee & Yoga: 10-11AM

Location: Bearcats Commons
Sponsor: Campus Outreach

Zumba Dance Party: 10-11AM

Location: Sigma Sigma Commons
Sponsor: Student Wellness Center and Ethnic Programs & Services

Big Queer Welcome: 11AM-1PM

Location: TUC Great Hall
Sponsor: LGBTQ Center

Esports Lab Game Day: 12-5PM

Location: Esports Innovation Lab (Located in 1819 Innovation Hub)
Sponsor: Office of Innovation & Esports

Giant Sized Settlers of Catan: 1PM

Location: TUC Porch (TUC 3rd Floor)
Sponsor: Lutheran Campus Ministry at the Edge House and UC Game Lab

SG x Metro Bus Tour: 1-4PM

Location: Bearcats Commons
Sponsor: Student Government

League of Legends Game Day: 1:30-7PM

Location: Esports Innovation Lab (Located in 1819 Innovation Hub)
Sponsor: UC Esports Club

Rainbow 6 Game Day: 1:30-7PM

Location: Esports Innovation Lab (Located in 1819 Innovation Hub)
Sponsor: UC Esports Club

Akwaaba (Black Student Welcome): 2-5PM

Location: Great Hall (TUC)
Sponsor: African American Cultural and Resource Center (AACRC) 

H2O Dodgeball Tournament: 2PM

Location: UC Tennis Courts
Sponsor: H2O

Bubble Soccer: 6:30PM

Location: Sheakley Lawn
Sponsor: Engineers without Boarders

Board Game Extravaganza: 6:30-9:30PM

Location: TUC Food Court
Sponsor: Lutheran Campus Ministry at the Edge House and UC Board Game Lab

Fraternity & Sorority Life Festival: 8PM

Location: Nippert Stadium
Sponsor: Interfraternity Council (IFC), Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), College Panhellenic Council (CPC), National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

Bearcat Carnival: 9PM-12AM

Location: Sigma Sigma Commons
Sponsor: Division of Student Affairs & Student Activities & Leadership Development

Late-Night Pancakes: 10PM-12AM

Location: 2715 Clifton Avenue Front Lawn
Sponsor: H2O

H2O Welcome Back Service: 10:30AM

Location: Probasco Auditorium 210
Sponsor: H2O

Soccer and Sno-Cones: 11AM-1PM

Location: Sheakley Lawn
Sponsor: UC International and International Partners and Leaders (IPALs)

Video Game Sunday: 4-8PM

Location: Esports Innovation Lab (Located in 1819 Innovation Hub)
Sponsor: UC Esports Club

NOSH-dinner-church: 5:45-7:30PM

Location: The Edge House, 3007 Clifton Avenue
Sponsor: Lutheran Campus Ministry at the Edge House

All Residential Student Floor Meetings: 7:30PM

Location: Various Residence Halls
Sponsor: Resident Education & Development