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Events

Weeks of Welcome Calendar Fall 2014

WEEK 1 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Aug. 17 Aug. 18 Aug. 19 Aug. 20 Aug. 21 Aug. 22 Aug. 23
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Student Org. Council Meeting
Salon Cassia
12pm - 2pm
 
Pride Drive
Casa Bella
4pm
 
Men's Soccer vs. Laredo CC
UTB's Soccer Field
6pm
 
Athletics Pep Rally
UTB's Soccer Field
7:30pm
 
 
Student Employee Convocation
Cortez 118
9am - 11am
 
Food Handlers Training
LHSB 1.104
12pm - 1pm
 
 
Men's Soccer vs Alumni
UTB's Soccer Field
7pm
 

WEEK 2 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Aug. 24 Aug. 25 Aug. 26 Aug. 27 Aug. 28 Aug. 29 Aug. 30
Casa Bella Club HouseSU - Veranda
10am - 2pm
 
Main Courtyard
4pm

 

8am - 12pm &
3pm - 7pm
 
SGA Meeting TBD
2pm - 3pm
 
Casa Bella Club House
5:30pm - 6:30pm

 

 
Beat the Heat with a Treat
SU - Lawn
12pm - 1pm
 
Cortez 220
12pm - 1pm
 
 
Casa Bella Club House
5:30 - 6:30pm

 

Welcome Back 
Bar-B-Que

Cortez Building
11am - 1pm
 
Alcoholics
Anonymous

Cortez 220
12:30pm - 
1:30pm
 
Bongo Ball
SU - Lawn
3pm - 9pm
 
Aqua Aerobics
Casa Bella Pool
5:30pm - 6:30pm
 
 

 

Boot Camp
Casa Bella Club House
TBA
 
Blood Drive
La Sala
10am - 3pm
 
 
Busy Moms
Cortez 220
12pm - 1pm
 
Freshmen 
Convocation

SU - Gran Salon
4pm - 5pm
 
Freshman 
Reception

Main Courtyard
5pm - 6pm 
 
Orange
Crush

Main Front Lawn
6pm - 11pm

 

 

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 WEEK 3

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Aug. 31 Sept. 1 Sept. 2 Sept. 3 Sept. 4 Sept. 5 Sept. 6
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Labor Day - Campus Holiday
Study Abroad Info Session
River Courtyard and Main
9:30am - 11:30am
 
 
 
Yoga
Casa Bella Club House
5:30pm - 6:30pm
 
Alcoholics Anonymous
Cortez 220
12:30pm - 1:30pm
 
 
Aqua Aerobics
Casa Bella Pool
5:30pm - 6:30pm
 
Meet the Greeks: Greek Thermae (Toga Party)
Casa Bella Club House
7pm - 10pm
 
Boot Camp
Casa Bella Club House
TBA
Leadership Luncheon Series
Cortez 118
12pm - 1pm
 
Busy Moms
Cortez 220
12pm - 1pm
 
 
Movie Under The Stars
Sabal Lawn
8pm - 10pm
New Student Day of Service
Casa Bella
8am - 1pm
 

WEEK 4 

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sept. 7 Sept. 8 Sept. 9 Sept. 10 Sept. 11 Sept. 12 Sept. 13
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SGA Freshmen Elections
All Day via Blackboard
 
Sundaes on Monday
Main Courtyard
12pm - 1pm
 
 
SGA Meeting
TBA
2pm - 3pm
 
Zumba
Casa Bella Club House
5:30pm - 6:30pm
SGA Freshmen Elections
All Day via Blackboard
 
 
Yoga
Casa Bella Club House
5:30 - 6:30pm
SGA Freshmen Elections
Voting Ends at 4pm
 
International Student Parade
SU - Veranda
11:45 - 12pm
 
International Student Meet and Greet
Main Courtyard
12pm - 1pm
 
Alcoholics Anonymous
Cortez 220
12:30pm - 1:30pm
 
Aqua Aerobics
Casa Bella Pool
5:30pm - 6:30pm
 
 
Survivor's Group
Cortez 220
1:15pm - 2:15pm
 
Boot Camp
Casa Bella Club House
TBA
 
Writers Live - Creative Writing Workshop
Library Conference Room
2:00pm - 3:20pm
 
 
Breakfast Bonanza
Various Locations
8am - 10pm
 
Busy Moms
Cortez 220
12pm - 1pm
 
Grief Support Group
Cortez 220
1:15pm - 2:15pm
 
Ocelot Splash Day
Casa Bella Lawn
2pm - 6pm
 
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Week 1 Events

Wednesday Aug. 20
Student Org. Council Meeting
Salon Cassia
12pm - 2pm
Desc.

Pride Drive
Casa Bella
4pm
Desc.

Men's Soccer vs Laredo CC
UTB's Soccer Field
6pm
Desc.

Athletics Pep Rally
UTB's Soccer Field
7:30pm
Desc.

Thursday Aug. 21
Student Employee Convocation
Cortez 118
9am - 11am
Desc.

Friday Aug. 22
Food Handlers Training
LHSB 1.104
12pm - 1pm
Desc.


VIP Shopping Night at Barnes and Nobels
UTB Bookstore
9pm - 11pm

The Office of Student Engagement would like to invite you to a one night only event at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore. The bookstore has allowed students to come purchase their textbooks early on Friday, August 22, 2014 from 9pm to 11pm. Be sure to come by and purchase all your needed textbooks in preparation for your first day of class! Giveaways, music, fun, and food at the event. Share your experience at this event with #OWOW

 

Saturday Aug. 23
Casa Bella Move-In Day
8am - 12pm
Desc.

Casa Bella Block Party
5pm - 9pm
Desc.

Men's Soccer vs Alumni
UTB's Soccer Field
7pm
Desc.

 

Week 2 Events

Sunday Aug. 24
ACE Your 1st Year
SU - Veranda
10am - 2pm

All incoming freshmen are invited to the “Ace the Year Workshops” from 10am to 2pm Sunday, August 24, 2014 at the Casa Bella Clubhouse. Learn how to develop your social, academic, and interpersonal skills in order to become a successful university student. Join us and get a head start with your university life. Share your experience at this event with #OWOW

"Find Your Classes" Tour of Campus
Main Courtyard
4pm

Don’t know where your classes are? Scared you are going to get lost on the first day of class? Join us for the “Find Your Class Tour of Campus” at 4pm on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at the Main Courtyard. Our office will assist you in locating your Fall 2014 classes so be sure to bring your class schedule. Share your experience at this event with #OWOW

Monday Aug. 25
Be on the Lookout - Student Affairs Life Savers Team is here to assist YOU
8am - 12pm & 3pm - 7pm

Lost on campus? Unsure of what resources are available to you? Throughout campus be sure to stop by and meet your Student Affairs Lifesavers Team on Monday, August 25, 2014 from 8am-12pm & 3pm-7pm. The Lifesavers Team mission is to help students to make their first semester here at UTB a fun filled and educating experience. Share your experience at this event with #OWOW

National Society of Leadership & Success Info Session
Cortez 118
11am - 12pm
Desc.

SGA Meeting
TBD
2pm - 3pm
Desc.

Zumba
Casa Bella Club House
5:30 - 6:30
Desc.

Tueday Aug. 26
Be on the Lookout - Student Affairs Life Savers Team is here to assist YOU
8am - 12pm & 4pm - 7pm
Desc.

Beat the Heat with a Treat
SU - Lawn
12pm - 1pm
Desc.

Healthy Living and Diet Nutrition Program
TBD
1pm - 2pm
Desc.

National Society Leadership & Success Info Session
Cortez 118
1pm - 2pm
Desc

Yoga
Casa Bella Club House
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Desc.

Wednesday Aug. 27
Welcome Back Bar-B-Que
Cortez Building
11am - 1pm

The Student Affairs departments and the Lifesavers Team would like to invite you to a Welcome Back Bar-B-Que in Cortez Hall Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 11am to 1pm. Come join us for hamburgers and learn of all the resources UTB has to offer to you. Be sure to share your experience at this event with #OWOW

Alcoholics Anonymous
Cortez 220
12:30 - 1:30pm
Desc.

Bongo Ball
SU - Lawn
3pm - 9pm
Desc.

Aqua Aerobics
Casa Bella Pool
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Desc.

Thursday Aug. 28
Boot Camp
Casa Bella Club House
TBA
Desc.

Blood Drive
La Sala
10am - 3pm
Desc.

Despedida - Farewell Celebration for Dr Juliet V. Garcia
Main Courtyard
7:30pm
Desc.

Friday Aug. 29
Busy Moms
Cortez 220
12pm - 1pm
Desc.

Fresh Concovation
SU - Gran Salon
4pm - 5pm
Desc.

Freshman Reception
Main Courtyard
5pm - 6pm
Desc.

Orange Crush
Main Front Lawn
6pm - 11pm

Students are invited to our biggest kickoff event of the academic year. This year our carnival themed event features: Rides, Magician-Comedy Acts, Glow Stick Dance Party, Music by DJ Zombie, Free food, giveaways and much more. Admissions is free for all UTB students. $5 General Public when accompanied by a UTB Student.  

 

Week 3 Events

Monday Sept. 1
Labor Day - Campus Holiday

Tuesday Sept. 2
Study Abroad Info Session
River Courtyard and Mainiver Courtyard and Main
9:30am - 11:30am
Desc.

Healthy Living and Diet Nutrition Program
TBD
12pm - 1pm
Desc.

Dinner with Your Orientation Leaders (Freshmen Only)
Salon Cassia
5pm - 6pm

All incoming freshmen are invited to a “Dinner with Your Orientation Leaders” from 5 pm to 6 pm Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Main 2.402. Join us for a delicious plate of spaghetti while catching up with your Orientation Leader! Please be sure to register at http://dinnerwithyourorientationleader.eventbrite.com. You don’t want to miss out, spaces are limited.  Share your experience at this event with #OWOW

Yoga
Casa Bella Club House
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Desc.

Wednesday Sept. 3
Involvement Fair & Greek Presentation
SU - Lawn
11am - 1pm

Be sure to stop by our Involvement Fair taking place at the Student Union Lawn from 11am to 1pm on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. There will be a variety of campus clubs and student organizations recruiting students who want to be engaged and would like to enhance their university experience at UTB. We look forward to meeting you! Remember to share your experience at this event with #OWOW

Alcoholics Anonymous
Cortez 220
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Desc.

SGA Freshmen Elections Deadline to Declare Candidacy
SU 1.28
5pm
Desc.

Aqua Aerobics
Casa Bella Pool
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Desc.

Meet the Greeks: Greek Thermae (Toga Party)
Casa Bella Club House
7pm - 10pm
Desc.

Thursday Sept. 4
Career Exploration and Networking Fair
Main Courtyard
9am - 12pm
Desc.

Boot Camp
Casa Bella Club House
TBA
Desc.

Friday Sept. 5
Leadership Luncheon Series
Cortez 118
12pm - 1pm

We will be hosting our 1st Leadership Luncheon of the semester Friday, September 5, 2014 from 12pm to 1pm in Cortez Hall 118. Come meet a UTB Alumnus who has been in your very shoes and learn about what they did in order to become the successful leader they are today! This event has limited seating so be sure to register at _______. Lunch will be provided for those who attend.

Busy Moms
Cortez 220
12pm - 1pm
Desc.

SGA Freshmen Elections Candidate Meeting
Cortez 137
12pm - 4pm
Desc.

Movie Under the Stars
Sabal Lawn
8pm - 10pm

Please join us for a Movie Under the Stars Friday, September 5, 2014 at Sabal Lawn at 8pm. We will be screening Neighbors on our inflatable jumbo screen. We encourage students to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on. We will also have a concession stand with several snacks for purchase. 

Saturday Sept. 6
New Student Day of Service
Casa Bella
8am - 1pm

Are you an incoming freshman looking to give back to your community and build your resume? Joins us Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 8am to 1pm at Casa Bella for a community service project. From Casa Bella we will head out to our service project location and there we will _________. Don’t miss this opportunity to get community service hours, spaces are limited. Lunch and water will be provided. Be sure to register at http://utbnewstudentdayofservice.eventbrite.com to reserve your slot. Share your experience at this event with #OWOW

 

Week 4 Events

Monday Sept. 8
SGA Freshmen Elections
All Day via Blackboard
Desc.

Sundaes on Monday
Main Courtyard
12pm - 1pm
Desc.

Health and Wellness Series: What it takes to Succeed at UTB!
Salon Cassia
12pm - 1pm
Desc.

SGA Meeting
TBA
2pm - 3pm
Desc.

Zumba
Casa Bella Club House
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Desc.

Tuesday Sept. 9
SGA Freshmen Elections
All Day via Blackboard
Desc.

Healthy Living and Diet Nutrition Program
TBA
12pm - 1pm
Desc.

Yoga
Casa Bella Club House
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Desc.

Wednesday Sept. 10
SGA Freshmen Elections
Voting Ends at 4pm
Desc.

International Student Parade
SU - Veranda
11:45am - 12pm

We encourage students to join the kick-off event for our International Student Meet and Greet with our International Student Parade Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 11:45am. The parade will take place from the Student Union Veranda area and will proceed towards the Main Courtyard.

After the parade stick around and have the opportunity to meet our international students here at UTB during our International Student Meet and Greet. Learn more about the countries they are from along with learning their native language.
 

International Student Meet and Greet
Main Courtyard
12pm - 1pm
Desc.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Cortez 220
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Desc.

Aqua Aerobics
Casa Bella Pool
5:30 - 6:30pm
Desc.

Glow in the Dark Ultimate Frisbee
SU - Lawn
8pm - 10pm
Desc.

Thursday Sept. 11
SGA Freshmen Elections Results Announcement
La Sala
Desc.

Survivor's Group
Cortez 220
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Desc.

Boot Camp
Casa Bella Club House
TBA
Desc.

Writers Live - Creative Writing Workshop
Library Conference Room
2:00pm - 3:20pm
Desc.

Writers Live - Library Donation Ceremony
Library Archive
3:30pm
Desc.

Writers Live - Reading and Book Signing
Gran Salon
7:30pm
Desc.

Friday Sept. 12
Breakfast Bonanza
Various Lcations
8am - 10pm

Be sure to stop by various departments participating in our Breakfast Bonanza taking place Friday, September 12, 2014 from 8am-10pm. Participating departments will be handing out breakfast treats university wide and informing students of the services they have to offer. Please view our map for further details.

Busy Moms
Cortez 220
12pm - 1pm
Desc.

Grief Support Group
Cortez 220
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Desc.

Ocelot Splash Day
Casa Bella Lawn
2pm - 6pm
Desc.

Student Organization Paperwork Deadline
SU - 1.28
5pm
Desc.

 

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