UAH Fall WOW (Week of Welcome) Events

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (July 21, 2014) - The University of Alabama in Huntsville's fall Week of Welcome (WOW) is a campus-wide set of programs and activities intended to welcome new and returning students to campus. All faculty, staff and students, please remember to bring your UAH Charger ID card to all WOW events.

Download the 2014 UAH Week of Welcome (WOW) Schedule.

Friday, August 15

University Housing Move-In

Campus Wide – 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Housing and Residence Life
All residence halls will open for you to move into your new home away from home. Faculty, staff, and current students will be on hand to help you get settled.

Chi Dye

UC Slab – 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Delta Chi
Come meet the men of Delta Chi and join them as they tie dye.

Taste of Huntsville (Tradition Event)

UC Exhibit Hall – 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Division of Student Affairs
Check out many of the great food vendors in Huntsville, and get information from cell phone providers, banks and other local merchants. There will be lots of great giveaways and prizes! Students, parents, and families are all welcome to attend.

BCM Grill Out

Baptist Student Center: 450 Sparkman Drive Huntsville, AL 35805 – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Baptist Campus Ministries
Head over to the BCM cook out to get to know the members and enjoy a free dinner! Transportation will be provided - meet in the lobby of each residence hall at 5:45 p.m.

Sandpit Volleyball & BBQ

Central Campus Residence Hall Volleyball Pit – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Rain Location: Alpha Tau Omega House
Sponsored By: Alpha Tau Omega
Welcome to UAH! Now that you are all moved in, what better way to kick off the new semester than with a little barbecue and volleyball? There will be free food, music, and a lot of fun. This is a great way to meet the men of ΑΤΩ before heading to Casino Night.

Casino Night (Tradition Event)

CU Lobby – 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: ACE
The chips are free and everyone's a winner! For one night only, try your hand at UAH's campus casino. Students can spend the night playing black jack, poker, craps, and spinning the roulette wheel.

Capture the Flag

Campus Greenway – 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Sponsored By: CRU
Join CRU for a massive, campus-wide game of Capture the Flag! Be sure to wear dark clothing and shoes.

Saturday, August 16th

PlayFair! (Tradition Event)

CU Lawn – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Rain Location: UC Exhibit Hall
Sponsored By: Charger Nation Orientation Leaders and Student Life
PLAYFAIR is unlike anything else you have EVER experienced. It's entertainment! It's interactive! It's FUN! It's a great way to reconnect with your Orientation Leaders! It's the perfect way to develop new friendships! PlayFair is a powerful program for campus unity and school spirit. This event is a MUST during WOW! Participants receive a FREE lunch afterwards.

Ultimate Frisbee Cookout

UC Lawn – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: CRU
Join CRU for fun, free food, and ultimate frisbee!

International Games

Southeast Intramural Fields – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Baptist Campus Ministries
Join BCM in playing international games like cricket and much more!

Ultimate Frisbee

Meet at the Alpha Tau Omega House – 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: Alpha Tau Omega
One of the greatest college traditions is the game of Ultimate Frisbee. Meet at the Alpha Tau Omega house and walk over to the Southeast Intramural field with the men of ΑΤΩ.

UAH Cycling Club Mountain Bike Ride

Meet at the UC Parking Lot – 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: UAH Cycling
Take a trip with the UAH Cycling Club to our local state park to ride mountain bikes. Bicycles not supplied.

First-Year Student Community Meetings

Assigned Residence Hall Floor – 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Housing and Residence Life
These meetings are essential for our on-campus students. Your RA will provide you with the opportunity to meet your fellow floor mates and learn all of the information necessary for you to positively experience the SUITE life!!

Charger Luau (Tradition Event)

Charger Village Lawn – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Housing and Residence Life
Come celebrate the beginning of a new year with the Housing and Residence Life Department at our annual Charger Luau! Food, games, and music for all members of the Charger Nation!

Foam Party (Tradition Event)

CU Lawn – 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: ACE
The best way to beat the summer heat! Join us on the CU lawn for music, dancing, and of course, lots of foam!

Sunday, August 17th

Church Swap

UC Parking Lot – 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Baptist Campus Ministries
Meet BCM at the UC Parking Lot to explore the different churches in the Huntsville area.

CRU Goes to Church

Campus Greenway – 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: CRU
Join CRU for a free lunch after church when you get back to campus!

SYE: Welcome Back for Year 2!

CU 1st Floor Game Room and Patio – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Student Engagement and Transition
Come celebrate the start of year two at UAH! Reconnect with other second year students, enjoy great food, and learn about the exciting things planned for your second year on campus!

Sundaes on Sunday!

CU Breezeway – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Join the NAACP Charger Chapter for free ice cream sundaes!

It's All Greek to Me

CU Theater – 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Fraternity and Sorority Life
Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority, but unsure of the process to join? Want to learn the difference between Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, and the National Panhellenic Conference? Join us to hear members of each organization explain the recruitment and intake process and answer any questions you have about the experience.

Education for All

Engineering Building 258 – 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Join us in assembling school kits that will be distributed around the world, enabling learning for students of all ages. Children are welcome.

Honors College Meet Your Mentor Mixer

Frank Franz Hall MPR – 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Honors College
Join the Honors College for the Meet Your Mentor Mixer! First year students in the Honors College will meet their mentors, enjoy free food, and participate in fun activities!

Panhellenic Spirit-ted Art

Fraternity/Sorority Row – 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Fraternity and Sorority Life
Join the ladies of our three Panhellenic Sororities to learn more about "Going Greek." We will also be creating some "make and take" items to illustrate Panhellenic Spirit.

Go Greek! Block Party (Tradition Event)

Fraternity/Sorority Row – 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Fraternity and Sorority Life
There is party going on at Greek Row, including music, free food, and outdoor games. This event is open to everyone on campus, so come out and enjoy the fun!

Don't Forget The Lyrics

CU Theater – 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: Anointed Voices
Join us for a fun night participating in Anointed Voice's version of the popular TV show "Don't Forget the Lyrics". A prize will be awarded to the first place winner.

Target Takeover (Tradition Event)

Super Target: University Drive – 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Sponsored By: Student Life
You'll want to "bulls-eye" this event for sure! Music. Refreshments. Giveaways. The Target Takeover shopping event has everything you need to get the academic year started right! Just show up at the parking deck and we will get you there and back.

Monday, August 18th

A Nurse's Welcome: Sigma Theta Tau

Wilson Hall Lobby – 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Sponsored By: Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
Join the members of Sigma Theta Tau as they prepare for another wonderful semester at UAH. Light refreshments will be provided.

College of Liberal Arts Open House

Morton Hall – 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Sponsored By: College of Liberal Arts
Stop by Morton Hall to chat with the CLA faculty! Enjoy free coffee and donuts, and don't forget to enter the drawing for a chance to win a Dunkin' Donuts gift card.

Nursing Lab Open House

Nursing Building – 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: College of Nursing
Stop by the College of Nursing Open House. We will even allow you to take care of an adult, pediatric and newborn patient!

Explore the Possibilities

CU Breezeway – 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Student Engagement and Transitions and the Student Success Center
It's ok to be undecided! At some time or another, nearly every college student explores various academic avenues. More than half of all college students change their majors before graduation. Since it's so common for college students to explore, we designed an event where exploring is encouraged and supported. Join other undeclared students, SSC, and SET staff as we explore the possibilities and visit academic college open houses.

Engineering Your Future

Outside of the Engineering Building near the Pond – 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: College of Engineering
Visit the College of Engineering to meet our faculty, staff, and other students. During your visit, be sure to sign up for Engineering Student Organizations, enjoy ice cream, and play some cool games.

COSmic Beginning Bash

Shelby Center Lobby – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: College of Science
Join the College of Science for food, great prizes, our geeky photo booth, showing of The Big Band Theory episodes, and a new Dean. Incoming COS first-year & transfer students expected to attend.

Honors College Welcome Back Bash

Frank Franz Hall MPR – 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Honors College
Start your year off right with the Honors College! Get to know other Honors students, Honors faculty and enjoy food, fun and prizes!

Hot or Nah?

CU Lawn – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Rain Location: CU Lobby
Sponsored By: The Black Student Association
Beat the heat with BSA while enjoying ice cold lemonade and popsicles.

Survivor: Grad School

Campus Greenway – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Rain Location: Shelby Center Lobby
Sponsored By: Graduate Student Organization
Outwit. Outplay. Outlast! Navigate the wilderness of grad school, survivor style. Join us for this outdoor, fun event showcasing grad school hurdles. You may even earn the title of "Sole Survivor".

Student Research Opportunities Open House

Entrance Lobbies and Hallways of Von Braun Research Hall – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Office of the Provost
Would you like to work with UAH's top faculty and researchers to solve today's most pressing questions in a field that interests you? Stop by and explore our undergraduate research opportunities in the historic Von Braun Research Hall. Students doing research in all of our colleges, independent research centers and clubs will be here to answer your questions. All majors welcome!

Rock Wall Climbing with Your College Church

Campus Greenway – 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Your College Church
Stop by and prove that you're the best rock climber at UAH on our rock wall! Don't forget to pick up a free pass for a round of putt-putt after you're finished!

Sports in the Library

Library 205 – 2:00 p.m. To 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Charger Recreation
Don't miss the opportunity to learn about intramural leagues, club sports, and outdoor recreation trips. Free snacks will be provided and all attendees will be entered into a drawing for a free bicycle!

Water Phight!!

Field between Franz and North Campus – 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
READY, SET, FIRE!!! What's better than a water balloon fight in the summer? Join us for fun, music, and a chance to cool off!

The Writer's Block Presents: Haikus and Cool Treats

CU Lawn – 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Rain Location: CU Lobby
Sponsored By: The Writer's Block
Come hang out with UAH's new creative writing club and learn about the art of Haiku's while enjoying a tasty treat!

Beat the Heat

Campus Greenway – 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Delta Chi
Beat the summer heat and cool off with the men of Delta Chi.

Do You Want to Build a Snow Cone?

CU Lawn – 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Baptist Campus Ministry
Join us for an afternoon of yard games and delicious snow cones!

UAH Cycling Club Casual Ride

Meet at the Campus Greenway – 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 pm.
Sponsored By: UAH Cycling
Grab your bike and join us for a ride! The pace will be casual and the ride will stay on campus. Everyone is welcome!

Music Mixer

Roberts Hall Lawn – 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Rain Location: Roberts Hall Room 201
Sponsored By: UAH ACDA Student Chapter
Join the Music Department for a cookout. Listen to live music, play games, and get to know students from all the academic colleges on campus.

More than Letters - The NPHC Experience

UC Slab – 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Rain Location: Chan Auditorium
Sponsored By: National Pan-Hellenic Council
Join us for free food and enjoy watching the fraternities and sororities of the Divine 9 showcase their organizations.

Philanthropy 101: How YOU Can Help Prevent Cancer

CU Theater – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Alpha Tau Omega
In 2007, one of our brothers passed away from leukemia. In honor of his favorite pastimes (eating buffalo wings), each year we host Battle of the Buffalo, the largest wing festival in the Tennessee Valley. In the past six years, we have raised over $80,000 to support the Russell Hill Cancer Foundation. Join us this evening and learn how YOU can be a part of Battle of the Buffalo.

Delta Chi Cookout

Delta Chi House – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Delta Chi
Enjoy the last days of summer break by hanging out and playing yard games with the men of Delta Chi!

Veterans Meet & Mingle

CU 227 (Multipurpose Room) – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: UAH Veterans Network
Connect with new and returning student veterans. Make friends that will ease your transition from the military into college and enhance your experience at UAH!

Ice Cream Social

Frank Franz Hall MPR – 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Catholic Campus Ministries
Stop by and get to know the members of Catholic Campus Ministries and students who share your faith.

Minute to Win It (Tradition Event)

UC Exhibit Hall – 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: Blue Crew
You don't want to miss Blue Crew's take on the popular TV game show! Students from the audience will compete against UAH athletes in a variety of unusual challenges for a chance to win prizes.

You Can't Dodge This

Spragins Hall – 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Sponsored By: Phi Kappa Psi
Come ready for some fun and remember, if you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball!

Tuesday, August 19th

Simplify Your Semester

CU Lobby – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Office of Information Technology
Stop by and tour the OIT User Services Portal to customize your password, organize your schedule, and more. Before you leave, make sure to enter to win a tablet and other great prizes!

Sweet Teas with the KD's

CU Breezeway – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Rain Location: CU Lobby
Sponsored By: Kappa Delta
Beat the heat by joining the KD's for some sweet tea!

Annual Co-op Kick Off Root Beer Kegger

Under the Pines between Shelby Center and the Greenway – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Rain Location: Shelby Center Lobby
Sponsored By: Student Success Center Co-op and Career Office
Join us as we kick off the co-op recruiting season! Learn about the co-op program and enjoy root beer, food, fun and games! Free T-shirts to the first 100 students!

Salsa Social

CU Lawn – 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Rain Location: CU Lobby
Sponsored By: Hispanic Student Organization
Stop by to meet the members of HSO and enjoy free chips and salsa! There will be salsa music for any salseros out there!

UAH Survival Guide

UC Slab – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Rain Location: CU Lobby
Sponsored By: Association of Nursing Students
Stop by and receive your survival kit for UAH, which includes test-taking strategies, stress-relief tips, the best places to study, and tasty study snacks.

Slip-n-Slide Kickball

Field between the UC and Roberts Hall – 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: CRU
Slide to base on a giant slip and slide! Sprinklers and soap will send you blazing to beat the tag. Everyone is welcome!

Transfer Charger Network Kick-Off

CU 1st Floor Game Room – 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Week of Welcome Committee
All students who once attended another institution are welcome! Come meet other Charger transfer students and learn about the great opportunities that await you at UAH!

Minority Student Meet and Greet

Shelby Center Courtyard – 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Undergraduate Minority Mentoring Program
Join the minority community and celebrate the beginning of the fall semester. Meet new people and reconnect with old friends.

Out of State Student Social "Miles to Meet"

CU Patio – 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Rain Location: CU Lobby
Sponsored By: WOW Committee
Out of State students unite! Meet other new students who are far from home, but ready to make a big impact on-campus! Learn tips and tricks on being successful without the weekend trips home. We will even sample local favorites to make you a true "Huntsvillian."

International Student Social

Charger Village MPR (CV 100) – 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: Office of International Engagement
Meet and mingle with other international students and enjoy light refreshments!

Get Involved! Fair (Tradition Event)

CU Lawn – 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Rain Location: CU Lobby and 2nd Floor
Sponsored By: Student Life
The Get Involved! Student Org Fair is a great way to check out a variety of organizations on campus, speak with current members to find out about opportunities to get involved, and sign up to receive information about the groups that interest you.

The UAH Commuter Experience

CU 1st Floor Game Room – 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: Week of Welcome Committee
Meet other commuter students at UAH, network with experienced commuter students, and find ways to get involved on campus. The group will meet in the CU Game Room, explore the Get Involved! Fair, and meet up for Convocation.

Residence Hall Meet-Up

Residence Halls – 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Housing and Residence Life
All first-year students living on campus will meet at their respective residence halls to receive a free t-shirt and line up for the Convocation procession.

Fall Convocation (Tradition Event)

Campus Greenway – 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: President's Office
The official academic welcome to campus, Convocation is rich in tradition and a must-do activity for all new students. Residential students will meet on their residence hall floor at 5:00 p.m. and commuter students will meet at the CU starting at 4:00 p.m. to march over together.

President's Picnic (Tradition Event)

Campus Greenway – 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: President's Office
Food! Fun! Festivities! Don't miss the President's Picnic immediately following Fall Convocation. Great food, live music, and a chance to mingle with friends, faculty, and staff. Don't forget your Charger ID card!

Celebration

UC Slab – 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Rain Location: Baptist Student Center: 450 Sparkman Drive Huntsville, AL 35805
Sponsored By: Baptist Campus Ministry
Join BCM for fun, fellowship, and live music led by a praise band!

Wednesday, August 20th

Muffins and Juice

Morton Hall and Shelby Center – 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Sponsored By: Baptist Campus Ministry
Brush off those first day jitters with a muffin and juice! Come hungry, leave really happy!

Welcome Tents (Tradition Event)

Campus Wide – 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Sponsored By: New Student Orientation and the Week of Welcome Committee
Welcome to Charger Nation! No need to worry about being unable to find your way to class. Stop by one of the various welcome tents located around campus and meet faculty, staff, and students. We will also have resources & giveaways to start your semester off successfully!

Dunkin with DZ

CU Breezeway – 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Rain Location: CU Lobby
Sponsored By: Delta Zeta
Kick off the first day of classes with the lovely ladies of Delta Zeta and some delicious Dunkin Donuts.

Meet the CRU

CU Lobby – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: CRU
Swing by to learn about CRU, a Christian ministry at UAH. We are also giving away free Bibles, cups, and other stuff.

SGA Charger Palooza!!

Campus Greenway – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Student Government Association
Hangout with your SGA reps and enjoy FREE food, giveaways and activities, including a rock climbing wall!

Student Health Center Welcome Table

UC Lawn – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Rain Location: UC Lobby
Sponsored By: Student Health Center
Stop by the Student Health center table on your way to Fried Chicken Wednesday in the UC Cafe! They will have free giveaways and information regarding the health services offered on campus.

T-Shirt Trade In

CU Breezeway – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: T.R.U.E. Chargers Student Alumni Association
Are you looking to get more Charger Gear? Trade in another school's shirt (high school or another college) for a brand new UAH T.R.U.E. Chargers t-shirt. All traded shirts are donated to the local Salvation Army.

#FCW: Fried Chicken Wednesday

Charger Café – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Phi Beta Sigma
Join Phi Beta Sigma as they host the first #FCW of the semester.

Homemade Ice-Cream!

CU Breezeway – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Reformed University Fellowship (RUF)
Who doesn't want homemade ice-cream to take with you on your first classes? Come by the RUF table, located outside of the Charger Union, to get your free ice-cream.

"POP"tastic Fall Event

College of Business Administration Atrium – 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: College of Business Administration
The "POP"tastic fall event is your chance to mingle with representatives from organizations and faculty in the College of Business Administration. You bring a smile, we'll bring the popcorn.

Dean of Students Open House

CU 223 (Dean of Students Suite) – 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Dean of Students Office
Join the Student Affairs team for awesome fun, refreshments, and door prizes.

Pizza with Pandas

Shelby Center Lobby – 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Alpha Omicron Pi
Meet the ladies of Alpha Omicron Pi and get a free slice of pizza on your way to or from class.

Cool Out with the GSA

CU Breezeway – 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: UAH Gay-Straight Alliance
Join us for some cool treats and meet your GSA representatives.

Are You the First in Your Family to Attend College?

CU Theater – 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Undergraduate Minority Mentoring Program
First gen's make up a large percentage of our student body. Join us for an interactive discussion on how we can assist you in transitioning to college and beyond.

Ultimate Frisbee with Delta Chi

Southeast Intramural Fields – 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Delta Chi
Take a break from class and join the men of Delta Chi for a game of Ultimate Frisbee.

Koffee with the KD's

CU Breezeway – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Rain Location: CU Lobby
Sponsored By: Kappa Delta
Stop by for a cup of joe and learn about Kappa Delta's values, philanthropies, and campus involvement.

Want the Scoop on Success?

CU Breezeway – 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: Sigma Alpha Pi:
The National Society of Leadership and Success Stop by to meet the NSLS officers and cool off with a sweet treat! Learn how to become a member and get involved in this great organization.

Graduate Student Welcome

CU 227 (Multipurpose Room) – 4:45 p.m. to 5:10 p.m.
Sponsored By: School of Graduate Studies
Join us for a quick welcome and orientation from the Graduate Studies Dean and leaders of the Graduate Student Organization (GSO). All are welcome, but new graduate students are encouraged to attend! You Rock t-shirts will be available for graduate students.

"POP"tastic Fall Event

College of Business Atrium – 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: College of Business Administration
The "POP"tastic fall event is your chance to mingle with representatives from organization and faculty in the College of Business Administration. You bring a smile, we'll bring the popcorn.

Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge Cook-out

Duck Pond Picnic Area – 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Rain Location: Tech Hall, Room S105
Sponsored By: American Society of Civil Engineers
Free food and cool engineering projects – two of the best aspects of being a UAH engineering student!

ACE Presents: Michael Barren (Tradition Event)

CU Theater – 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: ACE
Star of Disney Live, the largest magic show in the world, Michael Barron has performed his unique brand of illusion in 13 languages, in 35 countries, and on more than 400 television shows worldwide! Michael's epic-scale, audience tested, Vegas-style illusions will blow you away!

Thursday, August 21st

POP by ASRHA

Campus Greenway – 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Rain Location: CU Breezeway
Sponsored By: Alabama Student Rural Health Association
Stop by the CU for free popcorn from ASRHA to celebrate the start of classes.

Ultimate Wilderness Warrior Challenge

Campus Greenway – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Recreational Outing Club
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? Come test your outdoor knowledge and fitness as you make your way from one exciting challenge to another. Compete for the best time and earn prizes and bragging rights by proving yourself as a true Wilderness Warrior!

Meet the CRU

CU Lobby – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: CRU
Swing by to learn about CRU, a Christian Ministry at UAH. We are also giving away free Bibles, cups, and other stuff!

Cookout on the Greenway

Campus Greenway – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Counseling Center and Disability Support Services
Hungry? Join the Counseling Center and Disability Support Services staff on the Greenway for free grilled hot dogs and refreshments.

Pre-Health Puppy Hour

Campus Greenway – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Office of Pre-Health Professions Advising
Want to be a Doctor or Vet? Play with cute therapy pups & talk to UAH Pre-Med, Pre-Vet, Pre-Dent, Pre-PT, and Pre-Pharm students and advisors.

SNOW CONES with the K's

CU Breezeway – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. - Omicron Zeta Chapter
Meet the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and grab an icy treat to beat the heat!

Homemade Ice-Cream!

UC Breezeway – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Reformed University Fellowship (RUF)
Who doesn't want homemade ice-cream to take with you on your first classes? Come by the RUF table, located outside of the Charger Union, to get your free ice-cream!

Lunch with BCM

Baptist Student Center: 450 Sparkman Drive Huntsville, AL 35805 – 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Baptist Campus Ministries
Join BCM for a free lunch and fellowship.

AOPi (in the Face)

CU Lawn – 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Rain Location: CU Lobby
Sponsored By: Alpha Omicron Pi
Stop by and pie one of the sisters of Alpha Omicron Pi in the face for only $1! All proceeds are given to the Arthritis Foundation.

Koolin' with the Kappa Delta's

CU Breezeway – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Rain Location: CU Lobby
Sponsored By: Kappa Delta
Stop by the CU between classes to grab popsicles and meet the sisters of KD.

Beer Goggle Olympics

CU Lawn – 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Charger Choices
Olympics with a twist. Test your abilities at throwing footballs and shooting hoops while wearing beer goggles!

Color Fight

CU Lawn – 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Stella's Voice
Come wearing white (or buy an official Stella's Voice Color Fight Shirt) and leave wearing all of the shades of a rainbow!

Street Fighter Video Game Tournament

CU 237 (E-Gaming Lounge) – 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Event Services and Production and Student Run E-Sports
Join ESP and Student Run E-Sports for an action packed night playing Street Fighter.

Cultural Fest-Student Leadership & Diversity Advocates Roundtable

Shelby Center, Room 301 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Office of Multicultural Affairs
Experience a fun filled evening celebrating cultures around the world. Join us for Salsa, Henna Tattoos, international cuisine, games, prizes, and music at our monthly Student Leadership & Diversity Advocates Roundtable Forum.

Street Fighter Video Game Finals

CU Theater – 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Event Services and Production and Student Run E-Sports
After four hours of intense competition, head down to the CU Theater for the final round and free food. The first place prize will be a PlayStation 4 and runner up will receive a custom game controller.

Night Frisbee

Intramural Fields – 9:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Sponsored By: Baptist Campus Ministry
Join BCM for a night game of Ultimate-Frisbee with a light up Frisbee and glow sticks.

Friday, August 22nd

Breakfast with AOII

Shelby Center Lobby – 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored By: Alpha Omicron Pi
Skipped breakfast? No worries! Get your morning started off right with free baked goods and refreshments from the ladies of Alpha Omicron Pi.

High Five Friday! (Tradition Event)

Campus Wide – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Student Affairs
It's FRIDAY and that means its HIGH FIVE FRIDAY! Wear your Charger blue and keep an eye out for the High Five Friday Crew. You'll not only get a HIGH FIVE but also some awesome Charger Swag!

Hydration Station

CU Breezeway – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Exercise Science Club
Water you waiting for? Stop by, cool off, and expand your knowledge about hydration and the Exercise Science Club! Now that's some high quality H2O!

Pop, Lock, and Drop it with the KD's

CU Breezeway – 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Rain Location: CU Lobby
Sponsored By: Kappa Delta
Enjoy music and cool off with Sun Drop at the CU with the sisters of Kappa Delta!

Walk on Water

CU Lawn – 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Rain Location: UC Exhibit Hall
Sponsored By: The Rock at UAH
Come experience what you never thought was possible and walk across a pool filled with non-Newtonian fluid. You don't want to miss out!

Undergrads JUMP

UC Slab – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: School of Graduate Studies
Are you ready to JUMP? Graduate Studies will be hosting jump competitions for highest vertical jump, longest long jump and longest time you can jump rope. We will also be hosting a potato sack race, water balloon toss, and of course, a good old fashioned water balloon fight! Subway sandwiches, t-shirts, and gift card prizes will be given. Graduate students always welcome!

BBQ with Sigma Nu

Campus Greenway – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Rain Location: Sigma Nu House
Sponsored By: Sigma Nu
Do you enjoy live entertainment and grilling out? If so, you don't want to miss this event! All incoming and returning students are welcomed; so come out, grab a burger, kick-back and relax before the first week of classes.

RUF Frisbee Friday

Southeast Intramural Fields – 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Reformed University Fellowship (RUF)
Join other UAH students for our first Frisbee Friday of the semester. This is a weekly event hosted by RUF, so you don't want to miss the first ultimate game of the semester. Find us at the field near Southeast (near the Softball complex).

Phi Psi Fish Fry

Campus Greenway – 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Phi Kappa Psi
Stop by and meet the men of Phi Kappa Psi and enjoy some fried fish! Don't forget to bring your own bowl and catch a pet fish if you are missing your pet at home!

Friday Night Flicks (Tradition Event)

CU Theater – 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: ACE
Join ACE for the kickoff to this semester's weekend movie series with "A Million Ways to Die in the West". MOVIE: TBD FREE admission with your Charger ID and every guest receives free popcorn and a beverage. #ACE_UAH #FridayFlicks

CU Sounds (Tradition Event)

CU 1st Floor Game Room – 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: ACE
CU Sounds is back and better than ever! ACE is kicking off this weekly series with special guest, Rhett Price. All you need to know is that he plays the violin and he has BIG dreams! He's slept on park benches and stolen granola bars & Red Bull to keep from starving, but refuses to take "no" for an answer and never gives up! Check him out online at: https://www.youtube.com/user/rhettcprice and make plans to join us after Friday Night Flicks!

BCM Black Light Bash

Baptist Student Center: 450 Sparkman Drive Huntsville, AL 35805 – 10:15 p.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Sponsored By: Baptist Campus Ministry
A night of fun and games under black lights! The first 100 people will receive a free tee shirt! Be sure to wear white!

Saturday, August 23rd

Helping Hands for Huntsville (Tradition Event)

UC Slab – 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Rain Location: UC Lobby
Sponsored By: Volunteer Chargers
Reach out to the Huntsville community and volunteer with fellow UAH members for a morning of service. Meet at the University Center Slab and we will shuttle you around the area. Lunch will be provided to participants at the end of service. Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/uah14helpinghands.

Monte Sano Hiking Trip

Meet in the CU Lobby – 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: CRU
Get away from buildings and head into nature with CRU as we hike the mighty mountains of Huntsville. Be sure to bring water, money for lunch, and wear appropriate shoes.

Pike Fireman's Challenge

Charger Village Lawn – 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Pi Kappa Alpha
Join Pi Kappa Alpha and local first responders for obstacles, food, fire trucks, and fun in this firefighting themed competition! Proceeds go to local fire departments.

Family Fun Day!

CU Theater – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Student Affairs, Women's Studies, and the Non-Traditional Women's Network
Let's have some FUN! Bring your whole family and join us for an afternoon of games, snacks, prizes, and a family-friendly movie in the Charger Union Theater. Kids of all ages welcome!

Messy Games

UC Slab – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: Baptist Campus Ministry
Be prepared to make a mess! Stop by the slab to play paint tag, paint twister, and water balloon volleyball!

UAH Cycling Club Road Ride

Meet at the Campus Greenway – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sponsored By: UAH Cycling
Join the UAH Cycling club for a road ride as we explore the local area. Bicycles will not be provided. (25 miles of riding)

Charger Spirit Night (Tradition Event)

Spragins Hall – 7:30 p.m.
Sponsored By: ACE
An evening full of Charger Pride with performances by our cheerleaders, pep band, and dance team. Take part in rich campus traditions learning chants and the University's fight song, led by Blue Crew and our very own Charger Blue! Remaining WOW prizes will also be awarded. Will you be the winner of a free meal plan or free housing? (MUST be present to win) Show your pride and find out tonight!




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