You move-in on Friday, August 26th…but then what? Opening Weekend festivities continue with events like Rally on the Green, Class Picnic, Cats at the Movies and more - and carry on well into your first week of classes. Here's the rundown:
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Class of 2020 Move-In
Mark your calendar for FRIDAY, AUGUST 26 and check your UVM email in early August for your room assignment and move-in time. We have hundreds of UVM faculty, staff and student volunteers on hand to help you carry your things and get settled in your hall.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Week of Welcome (WOW) Info Table
Stop by the Davis Center Oval to meet the WOW Squad, buy tickets for Week of Welcome events (like the Labor Day Comedy show and Taste of Vermont), and pick up some sweet UVM swag!
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Time for a Rest Stop! Rest Stops are various centers on campus hosting open hours for you to swing by. Take a break from all your unpacking, head over, and snack on some food while learning about a number of campus communities and resources. Check 'em out:
Rest Stop: UVM Hillel
Where: Hillel - 80 Colchester Ave
Drop by the new Hillel Center at UVM and learn all about upcoming initiatives this year including kayaking on Lake Champlain, ice climbing, Jewish holidays and culture, and tikkun olam (public service). Meet the staff and get connected! Questions? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Rest Stop: Catholic Center BBQ
Where: Catholic Center - Athletic Campus
Hungry? Take a break from unpacking and stop by The Catholic Center for a free barbecue from 12:00pm-3:00pm. The Catholic Center is located just north of the water tower on Athletic Campus.
4:00 p.m. - Midnight
Dinner / R.A. Community Circle Meetings (Mandatory)
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Where: Check with your RA for meal and meeting locations
First time eating in the dining hall? Swipe your CATcard (Student ID) to get in, then chill out with your new roomies and floormates over dinner.
We Are UVM (Mandatory)
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Patrick Gymnasium
Head to the Patrick Gymnasium with the entire Class of 2020 for the official kickoff of Opening Weekend!
Rally on the Green
9:00 p.m. - Midnight
The Davis Center green is transformed into one big party. Roam with your friends - free food, fun games, live music and lots of giveaways all night long.
Last modified August 12 2016 07:22 PM