August 12 - September 2

 

Rawkin' Welcome Weeks is a great opportunity for students to continue the transition to college life at UNCG and find out what it means to be a Spartan. All RWW events are designed to help you get acclimated to campus by learning about academic support resources, campus programs and services, and most importantly, a chance to meet friends and make new Spartan connections.

 

2022 Rawkin' Welcome Weeks Schedule

EUC Poster Sale in EUC Commons (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM): Looking to decorate your room or apartment with cool posters and wall tapestries? Then stop by the EUC Poster Sale to take care of all your decorating needs.

 

First Friday @ the G! in Elliott University Center (5:00 PM - 11:00 PM): Join us for your First Friday @ the G! We will have a variety of activities starting at 5pm that include (but aren't limited to!) bingo, canvas painting, video game stations, succulents, trivia and more! Then at 8pm join us in Cone Ballroom for a black light bash dance party!

EUC Poster Sale in EUC Commons (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM): Looking to decorate your room or apartment with cool posters and wall tapestries? Then stop by the EUC Poster Sale to take care of all your decorating needs.

 

Spartanfest in Kaplan Center (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM): Dive into the start of the semester and join us at the Kaplan Center for a pool party! There will be music, a ton of pool inflatables, and you can even create a customized fanny pack! You won't want to miss out on this event!

1GNITE in Elliott University Center  (3:00 PM  - 5:00PM): To begin your college journey, we created a unique experience just for you! 1GNITE and NAV1GATE are special days for every new student coming to UNCG, including incoming freshmen and transfer students, designed to help you get to know the people, ideas, and opportunities that await you during your time here. Meet at the EUC Lawn for your Class Photo (wear your gray UNCG t-shirt your received at SOAR) and then inside EUC for your NAV1GATE t-shirt, planner and swag pick up!"

 

EUC Poster Sale in EUC Commons (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM): Looking to decorate your room or apartment with cool posters and wall tapestries? Then stop by the EUC Poster Sale to take care of all your decorating needs.

 

Blue and Gold Bash in Cone Ballroom, Elliott University Center ( 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM): Stop by the Blue & Gold Bash for a customized street sign, or personalized tumbler and more. Meet Spiro and see a performance from UNCG Cheer!

NAV1GATE in Fleming Gym (7:30 AM - 3:00 PM): NAV1GATE is a special day dedicated to new Spartans to help you get to know the people, ideas and opportunities that await you during your time here. You will hear from our chancellor, Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., and connect with faculty, staff, student leaders, and your peers, who will show you the resources and support systems available to help you have a successful first year. You will participate in Spartan traditions to mark the beginning of your college career.

 

EUC Poster Sale in EUC Commons (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM): Looking to decorate your room or apartment with cool posters and wall tapestries? Then stop by the EUC Poster Sale to take care of all your decorating needs.

EUC Poster Sale in EUC Commons (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM): Looking to decorate your room or apartment with cool posters and wall tapestries? Then stop by the EUC Poster Sale to take care of all your decorating needs.

 

Advising Drop-ins: Students First Office in Forney 101 & virtual (9:00 AM  - 7:00 PM): The Students First Office will be hosting all day drop-ins to meet with an academic advisor and help adjust schedules. Drop-ins are available in-person at Forney 101 as well as virtually at studentsfirst.uncg.edu/virtualdropin/

 

Spartan Spears in Various Locations (8:00 AM  - 7:00PM): Spartan SPEARS volunteers will be stationed around campus to help you with campus directions as you find your way to class.

 

NCSV First Year Play in E-Sports Arena, Moran Commons (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM): Play Video Games! Hosted by the Network for the Cultural Study of Videogaming. Play and discuss a game which deals with themes of identity and community. Learn more about studying video games at UNCG and meet fellow gamers and game fans!

 

CAP Fall Kick Off in College Avenue (11:00 AM - 3:00 PM): Find your fit here at UNCG, Spartans! Join us on College Avenue for the annual student organization and department fair, Fall Kickoff. Come learn about the over 250 student groups and departments to become involved with!

 

RHA Cash Cab in All over Campus (Hours TBD): Need a ride to class? Or just need a ride to the EUC? Well, RHA Swag Cab got you! There’s just one catch, you gotta answer some questions about UNCG & RHA to win some swag! The more questions you get correct, the better the swag! Get a question wrong? Well, you still get to walk away with something! Look out for our golf cart with our sign to catch a ride throughout the day during the first week of classes!

Spartan Spears in Various Locations (8:00 AM - 7:00 PM): Spartan SPEARS volunteers will be stationed around campus to help you with campus directions as you find your way to class.

 

EUC Poster Sale in EUC Commons (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM): Looking to decorate your room or apartment with cool posters and wall tapestries? Then stop by the EUC Poster Sale to take care of all your decorating needs.

 

Advising Drop-ins: Students First Office in Forney 101 & virtual (9:00 AM  - 7:00 PM): The Students First Office will be hosting all day drop-ins to meet with an academic advisor and help adjust schedules. Drop-ins are available in-person at Forney 101 as well as virtually at studentsfirst.uncg.edu/virtualdropin/

 

Fall Kickoff- Rain Make up Day in College Avenue (11:00 AM - 3:00 PM): Find your fit here at UNCG, Spartans! Join us on College Avenue for the annual student organization and department fair, Fall Kickoff. Come learn about the over 250 student groups and departments to become involved with!

 

OIE Pan-African Welcome Fest in Moran Fountain (3:00 PM - 6:00 PM): All students are invited to come make new friends, learn about Pan-African clubs and resources, and meet staff who are here at the G to support you. Join us for great music, fun games, and free food. While supplies last.

 

Bingo on the Lawn in The Quad Lawns ( 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM): Think you’re the ultimate Bingo Player? Well, come join your fellow Spartans and RHA for some Bingo On The Lawn! We’ll have the music! We’ll have some snacks, and we’ll have prizes galore!!

 

RHA Cash Cab in All over Campus (Hours TBD): Need a ride to class? Or just need a ride to the EUC? Well, RHA Swag Cab got you! There’s just one catch, you gotta answer some questions about UNCG & RHA to win some swag! The more questions you get correct, the better the swag! Get a question wrong? Well, you still get to walk away with something! Look out for our golf cart with our sign to catch a ride throughout the day during the first week of classes!

NCSV First Year Play in E-Sports Arena, Moran Commons ( 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM): Play Video Games! Hosted by the Network for the Cultural Study of Videogaming. Play and discuss a game which deals with themes of identity and community. Learn more about studying video games at UNCG and meet fellow gamers and game fans!

 

EUC Poster Sale in EUC Commons (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM): Looking to decorate your room or apartment with cool posters and wall tapestries? Then stop by the EUC Poster Sale to take care of all your decorating needs.

 

Advising Drop-ins: Students First Office in Forney 101 & virtual (9:00 AM  - 7:00 PM): The Students First Office will be hosting all day drop-ins to meet with an academic advisor and help adjust schedules. Drop-ins are available in-person at Forney 101 as well as virtually at studentsfirst.uncg.edu/virtualdropin/

 

Astrology Cafe: University Libraries in the Stars in Jackson Library, Reference Room on Main Floor (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM): Hosted by the University Libraries, the Astrology Cafe will explore natal charts, horoscopes, and all things astrology over fun and casual conversations and snacks. If possible, come prepared with your birth location, birth time, and/or any of your favorite astrology items!

 

OIE Hispanidad y Latinidad Fiesta in Moran Fountain (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM): All students are invited to come make new friends, learn about Hispanic and Latinx clubs and resources, and meet staff who are here at the G to support you. Join us for great music, fun games, and free food. While supplies last.

 

Women's Soccer Tailgate  in UNCG Recreation Field (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM): The first 50 students at the soccer field to cheer on UNCG's Women's Soccer team will get free food! Gates open at 6pm and the game starts at 7pm!

 

Women's Soccer home Opener vs Charlotte in UNCG Soccer Stadium ( 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM): Come show your Spartan spirit and cheer on UNCG's women's soccer team!

 

RHA Cash Cab in All over Campus (Hours TBD): Need a ride to class? Or just need a ride to the EUC? Well, RHA Swag Cab got you! There’s just one catch, you gotta answer some questions about UNCG & RHA to win some swag! The more questions you get correct, the better the swag! Get a question wrong? Well, you still get to walk away with something! Look out for our golf cart with our sign to catch a ride throughout the day during the first week of classes!

EUC Poster Sale in EUC Commons (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM): Looking to decorate your room or apartment with cool posters and wall tapestries? Then stop by the EUC Poster Sale to take care of all your decorating needs.

 

Advising Drop-ins: Students First Office in Forney 101 & virtual (9:00 Am - 4:00 PM): The Students First Office will be hosting all day drop-ins to meet with an academic advisor and help adjust schedules. Drop-ins are available in-person at Forney 101 as well as virtually at studentsfirst.uncg.edu/virtualdropin/

 

LEAD Academy in Elliott University Center (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM): Lead Academy is a student group-focused leadership development conference. Combining group, personal, and professional development, Lead Academy provides head officers and other officers of registered student groups with the tools to best direct and govern their group.

 

OIE Welcome Event for Queer Students in Moran Fountain (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM): All students are invited to come make new friends, learn about LGBTQ+ clubs and resources, and meet staff who are here at the G to support you. Join us for great music, fun games, and free food. While supplies last.

 

Movie on the Lawn in EUC Lawn (Rain Location: EUC Aud.) ( 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM): Bring your own blanket or chair, and join ACE for a movie on the lawn! There will be popcorn available for the first 50 students! Follow @uncgace on Instagram to find out what movie will be showing!

 

RHA Cash Cab in All over Campus (Hours TBD): Need a ride to class? Or just need a ride to the EUC? Well, RHA Swag Cab got you! There’s just one catch, you gotta answer some questions about UNCG & RHA to win some swag! The more questions you get correct, the better the swag! Get a question wrong? Well, you still get to walk away with something! Look out for our golf cart with our sign to catch a ride throughout the day during the first week of classes!

Spartan Service Day in Cone Ballroom (8:00 AM - 1:00 PM): This annual university-wide day of service gives UNCG students an opportunity to get off campus and engage with different parts of our community through service! Participation is free and lunch is provided. We hope this day sparks your interest to continue to learn and serve in the Greensboro community and get involved on-campus and locally! Hosted by the Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement Learn more and register at go.uncg.edu/ssd.

 

HRL Carnival in Quad Lawn (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM): Come on out and join fellow Spartans as they engage in traditional carnival games! Come enjoy a funnel cake and popcorn, and enjoy some carnival rides all at the same time! It’s the perfect way to decompress after the first week of classes!

Advising Drop-ins: Students First Office in Forney 101 & Virtual (9:00 AM - 7:00 PM): The Students First Office will be hosting all day drop-ins to meet with an academic advisor and help adjust schedules. Drop-ins are available in-person at Forney 101 as well as virtually at studentsfirst.uncg.edu/virtualdropin/

 

How to College 101: YFY Event in EUC Azalea (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM): Start your semester off strong! Stop by the Azalea room in the EUC to sign up for tutoring and academic skills sessions, get some tips on time management and studying, and connect with the Your First Year team about our YFY Success Series for first year students. Hosted by Your First Year and the Academic Achievement Center. Visit the YFY table in the EUC commons for info, or head straight over to the Azalea room for the event!

 

Therapy Pets with the University Libraries in Jackson Library, Main Floor (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM): Come meet the cutest pets at our therapy pet event hosted by University Libraries in partnership with North Carolina Pet Partners! Handlers and their animals will be stationed throughout the main floor of Jackson Library.

 

ACE Interest Meeting in EUC. Auditorium (7:30 PM to 8:30 PM): Come learn about ACE! ACE is our university programming board that plans over 100 campus wide events each year. We are looking for students to join to help in the brainstorming, planning and execution of various events!

 

Bronze Spartan Leadership Challenge Kick-Off  in EUC Claxton (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM): The Bronze level of the Spartan Leadership Challenge is open to all UNCG students and is a great way to meet new people, gain key career competencies, and develop essential leadership skills to create positive change. Enjoy some free cookies and brownies and learn more about how you can accept the challenge this semester!

 

NCSV First Year Play in E-Sports Arena, Moran Commons (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM): Play Video Games! Hosted by the Network for the Cultural Study of Videogaming. Play and discuss a game which deals with themes of identity and community. Learn more about studying video games at UNCG and meet fellow gamers and game fans!

How to Have a Successful First Year: Student Led Panel in EUC, Auditorium (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM): The Your First Year team is hosting a back to school panel for first year students! Student leaders will be leading a panel and sharing their advice on how to have a successful first year at UNCG.

 

Midweek Mindfulness in Weatherspoon Art Museum (4:00 PM - 4:30 PM): Drop-in to mindfulness at the Weatherspoon offered every Wednesday from 4-4:30pm. Beginners welcome. No experience required.

 

Gallery Talk in Weatherspoon Art Museum (12:00 PM - 12:30PM): Learn how the museum curated its newest exhibition, Bestiary: Animals as Symbols and Metaphors, in this casual gallery talk.

NCSV First Year Play in E-Sports Arena, Moran Commons (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM): Play Video Games! Hosted by the Network for the Cultural Study of Videogaming. Play and discuss a game which deals with themes of identity and community. Learn more about studying video games at UNCG and meet fellow gamers and game fans!

 

Women's Soccer vs Liberty in UNCG Soccer Stadium (3:00 PM - 6:00 PM): Come show your Spartan spirit and cheer on our Women's Soccer team!

 

Spartan Cookout in Fountain (4:00 PM - 8:00 PM): Join ACE, SGA, FSL and CPD at the fountain for a cook out. There will be yard games, music and more! Food is first come first serve.

 

Men's Soccer Home Opener vs UNC Asheville in UNCG Soccer Stadium (6:30 PM - 8:30PM): Join us for the Men's Soccer Home Opener vs UNC Asheville!

 

Humanities Welcome Back Social in Weatherspoon Art Museum (5:30 PM - 7:00PM): The Humanities Network and Consortium (HNAC) hosts a welcome back event in the outdoor sculpture courtyard at the Weatherspoon Art Museum. Open to all. Free refreshments.

Volleyball Home Opener vs Bethune Cookman in Fleming Gym (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM): Come show your Spartan spirit for the UNCG Volleyball Home Opener!

 

ACE Event: Hypnotist in EUC Auditorium (6:00 PM - 8:30PM): This is an interactive, laugh out loud, drop to your knees funny, comedy hypnosis show! In between each skit David will throw a ball into the crowd, then a random audience member who catches the ball will be shown 2 large cards. First is a black card with a scenario/skit, followed by a white card with possible outcomes. Based on the audience member’s decision that skit will be performed by the hypnotized participants on stage. This unpredictable show gives a truly unique experience for the hypnotized participants as well as the audience.

Volleyball vs Coppin State in Fleming Gym (10:00 AM  - 1:00 PM): Come cheer on Women's Volleyball!

 

Watermelon Welcome Back in Piney Lake (11:00 AM - 5:00 PM): Dive on the slip-n-slide, try the floating obstacle course, jump on the water trampoline or just relax on the lawn! Be sure to stay for the Watermelon Hunt, cornhole tournament, and grab a snow cone from Kona Ice!

 

Volleyball vs A&T in Fleming Gym (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM): Show your Spartan spirit and come cheer on UNCG Volleyball vs A&T!

Men's Soccer vs UNC Wilmington in UNCG Soccer Stadium (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Come cheer on Men's soccer vs UNC Wilmington!

 

Bronze Spartan Leadership Challenge Kick-Off in EUC Claxton (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM): The Bronze level of the Spartan Leadership Challenge is open to all UNCG students and is a great way to meet new people, gain key career competencies, and develop essential leadership skills to create positive change. Start your week with a free cup of coffee and learn more about how you can accept the challenge this semester!

NCSV First Year Play in E-Sports Arena, Moran Commons (10:00AM - 2:00PM): Play Video Games! Hosted by the Network for the Cultural Study of Videogaming. Play and discuss a game which deals with themes of identity and community. Learn more about studying video games at UNCG and meet fellow gamers and game fans!

 

OLCE Volunteer Fair in Cone Ballroom (11:00 AM - 2:00 PM): Students, staff, faculty, and the UNCG community are invited to stop-in to this event to learn more about the many ways to connect with our community through service, internships, and advocacy. Hosted by the Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement Learn more at https://olce.uncg.edu/students/short-term-service/volunteer-service-learning-fair/

 

UNCG Night at the Grasshoppers  in First National Bank Field (6:30 PM - 9:30 PM): Join us for a final $2 Tuesday game with hotdogs, sodas, water for only $2 each. Chancellor Gilliam and the Spirit Squad bring The G to the Grasshoppers (special discount ticket pricing pending...)

EUC Red Cross Blood Drive- Co-sponsored with SGA in EUC Cone Ballroom (8:30 AM - 6:30 PM): Do you part to save lives by signing up to donate at the EUC America Red Cross Blood Drive. All donors will receive a 10.00 E-Gift Card to a vendor of their choice and a Red Cross T-shirt (while supplies last). Students can also sign up to volunteer at the drive. Go to https://euc.uncg.edu/blood-drive/ for more information and to sign up.

 

AAC Time Management Workshop in EUC Sharpe (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM): Join the Academic Achievement Center for our one-hour workshop on time management, where we'll address: How to budget your time How to prioritize your tasks How to create a schedule that meets your needs This workshop is free for all UNCG students to attend. Students can RSVP on our Events Calendar at go.uncg.edu/aac_owls to receive notifications and reminders.

 

Midweek Mindfulness in Weatherspoon Art Museum (4:00 PM - 4:30 PM): Drop-in to mindfulness at the Weatherspoon offered every Wednesday from 4-4:30pm. Beginners welcome. No experience required.

 

NCSV First Year Play in E-Sports Arena, Moran Commons (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM): Play Video Games! Hosted by the Network for the Cultural Study of Videogaming. Play and discuss a game which deals with themes of identity and community. Learn more about studying video games at UNCG and meet fellow gamers and game fans!

Spartan Orientation Staff Interest Meeting in Virtual (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM): Interested in being an SOS? Visit go.uncg.edu/spartanorientationstaff for more information.

 

Drop-In Play at WAM in Weatherspoon Art Museum (2:00 PM - 4:00 PM): Drop-in and play in the museum's new Inquiry Hubs.