WesWOW 2018 Schedule of Events

EVENT NAME

EVENT DATE

START TIME

END TIME

LOCATION

EVENT DESCRIPTION

WesMaSS Welcome Dinner

9/2/2018

5:30 PM

7:00 PM

Woodhead Lounge

Open to incoming WesMaSS students

All day Q&A

9/3/2018

9:00 AM

5:00 PM

Huss Lawn, Under Tent

Don't know where your class is? Have a general question about Wes? Stop by and let some friendly faces assist you! 

Sponsored by the Orientation Office

Vendor Fair

9/4/2018

9:00 AM

6:00 PM

Huss Lawn, Under Tent

Enjoying shopping with some of our favorite vendors including the poster guys, the plant man, Cardinal Tech, vintage clothing, Bed, Bath, & Beyond, RJ Julia, and much more! Sponsored by SALD and Usdan Operations

Speed Friending

9/4/2018

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

Huss Lawn, Under Tent

Join us under the tent for dessert and an opportunity to meet new people. Whether or not you like them they’ll be gone in 60 seconds! Sponsored by SALD and Res Life

Employment Fair

9/5/2018

11:00 AM

2:00 PM

Huss Lawn, Under Tent

Looking to secure on on campus ob this year? Stop by the Student Employment Fair and meet some of the departments looking to hire new students! Departments include Study Abroad, Admnissions, Career Center, communications and more!

Tie Dye-Versity Event

9/5/2018

12:00 PM

3:00 PM

Huss Lawn, Under Tent

All are welcome to come celebrate the diversity on our campus and tie dye a t-shirt.  We would like everyone to stop by, say hello and celebrate the different cultures on our campus and how we all come together to make up the community we live in. Sponsored by Public Safety

Project No Red Zone: The Sexual Assault Process at Wes

9/5/2018

4:30 PM

5:30 PM

Usdan 108

"Did you know that 50% of campus sexual assaults happen within the first 6 weeks of school? This is known as the red zone. Come to hear about the sexual assault process at Wesleyan and how you can help end the red zone." 

International Student Roommate Dinner

9/5/2018

5:00pm

7:00pm

Huss Lawn, Under Tent

An opportunity for International Students and their roommates to share a meal and explore cultural differences and similarities. Informal yet focused, the event will allow students to discuss a variety of different issues as they learn more about each other as people and as citizens of the world. Any first-year students interested in international affairs and students part of the First Things First program are also invited to attend. 

Women's Soccer Game

9/5/2018

5:00 PM

 

Soccer Field

Wesleyan V. WesConn

Bystander Intervention Training

9/5/2018

6:30 PM

9:30 PM

Usdan 108

Empowered bystanders create a safer campus by standing up and speaking out when they witness situations that could potentially harm the health and safety of others. Intervening with peers can be difficult for a number of reasons and training will provide you with the skills to move from inaction to action and intervene safely and effectively. Sponsored by WesWell

Tips and Tricks for Approaching Drop/Add

9/5/2018

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

Usdan 110

Come to the drop-in session with Academic Peer Advisors to learn about strategies for approaching drop/add in your first semester at Wesleyan.

Men's Soccer Game

9/5/2018

7:30 PM

 

Soccer Field

Wesleyan V. WPI

Swing! Swing! Swing!

9/5/2018

9:00 PM

10:30 PM

247 Pine St/Schonberg Dance

Swing into the school year learning the basics of several swing dances while you meet some new friends! In this WesWow class we will experiment with both leading and following in non-gender specific ways. We will play with rhythm and timing as well as styling with Charleston, Jitterbug, and East Coast Swing. Good Music! Good Movement! Good People!

Campus Resource Fair

9/6/2018

11:00 AM

2:00 PM

Huss Lawn, Under Tent

Learn more about the resources on campus such as Public Safety, The Gordon Career Center, SACE, Sci Li, and many more! Sponsored by SALD

Facilities How To....

9/6/2018

11:00 AM

2:00 P

Huss Lawn, Under Tent

What to do if: smoke detector is beeping, outlet doesn't work, light won't go on, toilet is clogged, ceiling is wet, key is stuck in the door, faucet is leaking, window doesn't lock, how to reach customer service, ...... Sponsored by Facilities

Samba Afro Workshop / DANCE

9/6/2018

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

247 Pine St / Schonberg Dance Studio

 

Let's Taco-about Composting 

9/6/2018

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

Dorm lounges: 200 Church, Bennet, Butts A, Butts C, Clark, Nics, West Co. 

Come talk about your first week of classes and cook tacos with your Eco Facilitators! This event will be filled with delicious food and lots of information about where and how to compost on campus. 

Hypnotist: chrisjones

9/6/2018

8:00 PM

9:30 PM

Beckham Hall

You may have seen him on America’s Got Talent hypnotizing Howie Mendel, and now you can see him live at Wes! Join us for a fun filled show! Sponsored by UCAB

Conversation with Prof. Christina Crosby at the Davison Art Center

9/6/2018

12:00PM

12:45PM

Davison Art Center (DAC)

DAC Curator Miya Tokumitsu and Prof. Christina Crosby, author of this year's First Year Matters text, A Body Undone: Living on after Great Pain, will hold a public discussion about the Sept. 4–26 DAC installation of artworks that address themes of corporeal instability.

Fries Center for Global Studies Open House

9/6/2018

4:30 PM

5:30 PM

FCGS Commons (Fisk 201)

Are you an international student at Wesleyan? Are you a study abroad returnee? Did you take part in an international fellowship over the summer? Do you speak a language other than English? The Fries Center for Global Studies will be hosting a meet and greet for all things global! 

2018 Spiritual and Religious Convocation: Theme: What Gives me Hope

9/6/2018

6:00pm

 

World Music Hall

All are welcome, followed by catered dinner

Opportunities in Admission

9/7/2018

12:15 PM

1:00 PM

McKelvey Room, Office of Admission

Come learn about working and volunteering for the Office of Admission! From assisting in planning events, to hosting prospective students overnight, and leading tours, there are many ways to get involved with the admission team! Sponsored by the Office of Admissions

Student Groups Fair

9/7/2018

2:00 PM

5:00 PM

Huss Lawn, Under Tent

We are kicking off the 2018-2019 school year on a high note so come join us at the 27th Annual Student Groups Fair. Student groups are a big part of life at Wes and the WSA sponsored event is a great opportunity to meet with both new and established groups. The annual fair also gives you a chance to network with a few university departments who provide a great variety of programs every year. In addition, we are excited to announce that local vendors from the Middletown community will be in attendance.

 Start the year right and come on down with your friends to the Student Groups Fair at the Huss Courtyard (the green space in back of Usdan) between 2 to 5 pm on Friday, September 7th. We look forward to meeting you!

 The rain date will be on September 8th

 

West African Dance Master Class

9/7/2018

4:40 PM

6:10 PM

160 Cross Street Dance Studio

With Iddi Saaka and Master Drummers

"Bach to School"

9/7/2018

6:00 PM

7:30 PM

Memorial Chapel

Artist in Residence Ronald Ebrecht's ninth annual opening of the Wesleyan concert calendar, "Bach to School," also marks the start of a celebration of 30 years of his teaching at Wesleyan, which continues on November 15 with Bach's "Goldberg Variations."

Usdan Trivia

9/7/2018

9:00 PM

11:00 PM

Usdan Cafe

Join us for trivia hosted by WhatTrivia?  Teams of up to 8 can compete to for prizes.  Late night discounts other special promotions each Friday! Sponsored by Usdan Operations

Allbritton Center Open House

9/7/2018

1:00PM

3:00PM

Allbritton Center, first floor landing

Interested in civic engagement, community service, work-study, social entrepreneurship or service-learning? Stop by to learn how you can get involved! 

Resource Center Open House

9/7/2018

5:00PM

7:00PM

Resource Center (167 High Street)

Come by the Resource Center for free food, buttons, stickers, and make your own t-shirts (shirts provided while supplies last).  Learn more about the resources in the RC and how the RC can support any diversity and inclusion initiatives that you may be interested in!

Wesleyan Firsts

9/9/2018

2:00pm

3:30pm

Daniel Family Commons

Hear firsthand stories from first-generation and low-income students about how to successfully navigate Wesleyan. Get tips on how to thrive academically and socially, and find all the resources designed to help you succeed! Snacks and beverages will be provided.

"The MASH"

9/8/2018

2:00 PM

8:00 PM

Various locations on campus

Inspired by Fête de la Musique (also known as World Music Day), the seventh annual The MASH festival highlights Wesleyan's student music scene, with multiple stages on campus featuring everything from a cappella ensembles to student, faculty, and alumni bands. Sponsored by the CFA

All WesMaSS Dinner

9/9/2018

5:30 PM

7:00 PM

Russell House

Open to All WesMaSS students to meet and welcome the new class 

FYM Installation at the Davison Art Center

9/4/2018-9/7/2018

12:00 PM

4:00 PM

Davison Art Center (DAC)

The The Davison Art Center will display three of the collection’s works that relate thematically to Prof. Crosby’s book: Rembrandt van Rijn, Peter and John Healing the Cripple at the Temple Gate. Etching, drypoint, and engraving, 1659; Larry Burrows, Reaching Out. Dye-transfer color photographic print, 1968 (printed 1993); and David Wojnarowicz, Untitled. Screenprint, 1990.