Week of Welcome

Week of Welcome

The University of Alabama in Huntsville's Week of Welcome (WOW) is a campus-wide set of programs and activities designed to welcome new and returning students to the UAH campus.

WOW takes place at the start of each semester and is packed with social, educational, and informational programs that will allow you the opportunity to interact with other UAH students, faculty and staff. It is a great way to make new connections, find your way around campus, and receive free spirit items and Charger gear!

WOW

Week of Welcome
August 14 - August 22, 2015

WOW Schedule

Download the 2015 Week of Welcome Schedule


FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015

Beat the Summer Doldrums - with Pugil Sticks!

Hosted By: UAH Army ROTC & Alabama Army National Guard
Greenway - South
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Enjoy a variety of physical challenges throughout the week while learning about the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps program and opportunities available in the Army National Guard. This is a daily event throughout the Week of Welcome.

Residence Hall Move-In

Hosted By: Housing & Residence Life
Campus Wide
9:00 AM
All residence halls will open for you to move into your home away from home. Faculty, staff, and current students will be on hand to help you get settled.

Honors Paint Tacking, Paint Wars, & Origami

Hosted By: Honors College
Frank Franz Courtyard
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Have fun popping paint-filled balloons and enjoying paint wars. Or, you can give in to the artsy side and make crafts!

Chi Day

Hosted By: Delta Chi Fraternity
Conference Training Center Slab
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Move in, rock out, and meet the men of Delta Chi

T-shirt Trade-up

Hosted By: T.R.U.E Chargers
Charger Union Lobby
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Bring a high school or another college's tee to trade in for a new UAH tee! Start your collection of UAH shirts today!

Cycling Club Meet-n-Ride

Hosted By: UAH Cycling Club
Meet at Charger Union
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
SGA and UAH Cycling will be providing information on riding biks on campus. Information on Charger Cycles and bicycle safety will be available. tours on Charger Cycles will be guided by members of the Cycling Club. Snacks provided.

Honors College: The Amazing Race

Hosted By: Honors College
Frank Franz Courtyard
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Honors students race across campus to see which team will take the grand prize! (Race instructions to be given promptly at 1 p.m.)

Fondue Frenzy

Hosted By: Alpha Omicron Pi
Charger Union Breezeway
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hang out with the ladies of Alpha Omicron Pi and enjoy a delicious chocolate fountain!

Bookstore VIP Celebration

Hosted By: UAH Bookstore
UAH Bookstore, Charger Union
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Stop by the UAH bookstore for VIP treatment during Taste of Huntsville! Specifically for all new Chargers, the bookstore staff will be onhand to assit you in picking up pre-ordered books or picking out the materials you need for the semester. All new students in attendance will also have the chance to win a number of UAH Bookstore giftcards!

Taste of Huntsville (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: Office of Student Life
Charger Union Lawn
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
See what Huntsville has to offer without ever leaving campus. You'll have a chance to sample food items, collect giveaways, and receive information from cell phone providers, banks, & other local merchants. This is a family friendly event that we hope you won't miss!

Panhellenic Mother Daughter Tea

Hosted By: Panhellenic Association
Bevill Center
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Join the women of Panhellenic to ask any questions you or your family has about sorority membership!

Move in Day BBQ

Hosted By: Pi Kappa Alpha
Pike House
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Stop by the Pike house after you move in and grab FREE food while getting to know the gentleman of Pi Kappa Alpha.

Casino Night (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: ACE
Charger Union Lobby
8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
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

Hosted By: Cru
Meet outside of Charger Union
11:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Campus wide game of Capture the Flag! Wear dark clothing and shoes. Meet in front of the Charger Union.


SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2015

Speed Orientation with the 2015 Orientation Leaders

Hosted By: New Student Orientation
Charger Union
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Forgot some important information from Orientation? Need a fast-pace refresher? Looking to apply to be an Orientation Leader? Similar to "Speed Dating" Orientation Leaders will be ready to assist you in various area of Charger Union. Make "dates" with: Course Registration Help, Navigating Week of Welcome, "To-do list Hub," Becoming an Orientation Leader, Out of State Student Social, Commuter Student Experience, AMA with Faculty, & more! Attendance at this event secures a bracelet for early entrance to the Charger Spirit Night concert later tonight!

Graduate School Welcome Shindig!

Hosted By: Graduate School
Conference Training Center Lawn
11:15 AM to 1:15 PM
Grad students and their families are invited to our fall kick off event! Food and fun with something "cool" -- and even something for the kiddos!

Front Row Experience featuring Jon Vroman

Hosted By: New Student Orientation
Charger Union Theater
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Jon Vroman is an international speaker voted "Campus Speaker of the Year" and best-selling author. He travels the world talking with students about what it takes to Live College in the Front Row. His mission is to encourage individuals to find and develop their unique talents so that they will make the biggest impact within their campus and community. Attendance at this event secures a bracelet for early entrance to the Charger Spirit Night concert later tonight!

Messy Twister

Hosted By: Alpha Omicron Pi
Charger Village Courtyard
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Nothing says fun like a game of paint twister! Wear clothes that you won't mind getting messy and have a blast with the sisters of AOII!

Playfair (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: New Student Orientation
Conference Training Center Exhibit Hall
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
PLAYFAIR is unlike anything else you have EVER experienced! It's entertainment! It's interactive! It's FUN! It's a great way for you 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! Attendance at this event secures a bracelet for early entrance to the Charger Spirit Night concert later tonight!

Charger Spirit Night (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: Student Life, ACE, SGA, and Spirit Groups
Spragins Hall
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
An evening full of Charger Pride that you won't want to miss! Take part in rich campus traditions learning chants and the University's fight song, led by our spirit squads and Charger Blue! Find out if you are the winner of one of our many prizes. Charger Spirit Night concludes with a showstopping performance by T-Pain, a two-time Grammy winner, who's well-known for his hits "Bartender"", "I'm in Luv", "5 O'Clock", and "Buy You A Drink". Doors open at 7 p.m. UAH Students FREE with Charger ID; UAH Alumni Association Members $10; Student Guests $20. Ticket Sales begin at 5:30 p.m.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2015

The Battle of Waterloon

Hosted By: Engineering Student Council
College of Engineering Front Lawn/ Duck Pond
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Join student engineering organizations for a water balloon fight! Meet your fellow engineers and engineering Societies including: NSBE, SWE, AIChE, SHC, SHPE, ASCE, ASME, AIAA. Refreshments will be provided.

Ultimate Frisbee Cookout

Hosted By: Cru
Conference Training Center Lawn
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Join CRU for fun, free food, and ultimate frisbee!

Build your EMPIRE

Hosted By: Undergraduate Minority Programs
Charger Union Theatre
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Students will participate in interactive exercises as they identify tools to build their EMPIRE. Join us for food, fun, and prizes.

More Than Just A Game

Hosted By: Baptist Campus Ministries
Baptist Student Center
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Join us for an afternoon filled with a variety of games including: Just Dance, ping-pong, board games, and much more!

Honors College: Meet Your Mentor

Hosted By: Honors College
Frank Franz Courtyard
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Honors Students will meet their mentors and then work together to beat challenges.

ATO's Mountain High Challenge

Hosted By: Alpha Tau Omega
Alpha Tau Omega House
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The men of Alpha Tau Omega have a rock wall behind their house! Come over to hang out and climb up. The person that climbs the wall the fastest will receive a $20 gift card to Mountain High Outfitters! Snacks and drinks are provided.

Slide N' Slide

Hosted By: Pi Kappa Alpha
Fraternity & Sorority Row
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Join the men of Pi Kappa Alpha for some fun before classes start up.

Education for All

Hosted By: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Engineering Buliding, Room 258
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
School kits will be assembled to send around the world.

Go Greek! Block Party (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: Fraternity & Sorority Life
Fraternity & Sorority Row
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Join each of our Fraternities & Sororities for a Block Party on Greek Row! The event will include: music, free food, and outdoor games. This event is open to everyone on campus, so come out and enjoy the fun!

Target Takeover (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: Student Life
Super Target Shopping Center; University Drive
10:00 PM to 11:59 PM
You'll want to "bulls-eye" this event for sure! Music. Target is closing the store to the public and opening up the aisles just for UAH! The Target Takeover shopping event has everything you need to get the year started right: Refreshments, coupons, and giveaways! Just show up at the parking garage by 9:45 p.m. and we will get you there and back or feel free to meet us at Target!


MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015

College of Nursing LTRC Open House

Hosted By: College of Nursing
College of Nursing, Third Floor
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The College of Nursing features a 10,615 square foot Learning and Technology Resource Center (LTRC) that is located on the third floor of the Nursing Building. The LTRC is a state of the art facility which houses a 16 bed hospital lab, 16 table assessment room, four Advanced Practice provider clinical examination rooms, five High-Fidelity simulation laboratories, an Obstetric/Pediatric four bed laboratory, an IV practice room, pyxis medication room, a home-health simulation room and two debriefing rooms. The simulation labs feature the latest in high fidelity human patient simulators and include two adult simulators, two obstetric simulators, two infant simulators and one pediatric simulator. Stop by to see this first hand!

CoSmic Beginning Bash

Hosted By: College of Science
Shelby Center Lobby
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Connect with the College of Science departments and clubs, plus snacks and prizes. Incoming COS freshmen & transfer students expected to attend.

Engineering Your Future

Hosted By: College of Engineering
College of Engineering Front Lawn/ Duck Pond
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Visit with the College of Engineering faculty, staff, and students. Sign up for Engineering Student Organizations and learn more about what each does. Enjoy tasty treats and play some cool games.

BBQ and Lawn Games

Hosted By: Delta Chi Fraternity
Charger Union Lawn
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southern BBQ, Southern Games, and Southern Gentlemen

Olympic Trials

Hosted By: Charger Recreation
University Fitness Center Court
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Go for the gold in a circuit of competitions including ping pong, badminton, hoops, tug-of-war, and many others! Prizes will be awarded to the winners.

Honors College: Raffle, Open House, and Meet Faculty

Hosted By: Honors College
Frank Franz MPR
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Join the Honors College for a raffle, open house, and an opportunity for first year students to meet their Honors professors.

Creating Confidence on Campus with Kappa Delta's

Hosted By: Kappa Delta
Charger Union Breezeway
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Come join the ladies of Kappa Delta as they write encouraging letters to women on UAH's campus. Kappa Delta supports the platform of confidence in women and they invite you to be a part of their Confidence Coalition

Cool Down Color Fight

Hosted By: Stella's Voice
Charger Union Lawn
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cool down with new friends, a giant Slip 'n Slide, and color fight! Wear clothes that could use a pop of color!

Research & Creative Experience Opportunities Open House

Hosted By: Office of Academic Affairs
Hallways of Von Braun Research Hall
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
UAH is a premiere research university. It's what we do! Would you like to know more and get involved? Visit historic Von Braun Research Hall and explore these opportunities. Students, faculty, and research staff from our colleges, independent research centers and clubs will be on hand to answer questions. All majors are welcome.

Taus In The Sand

Hosted By: Alpha Tau Omega
CCRH Sandpit
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The sand volleyball court at Central Campus is a great place to hang out and get some exercise. Come out to the court, grab some food, and put your toes in the sand with the men of Alpha Tau Omega.

Want the Scoop on Success?

Hosted By: Sigma Alpha Pi: The National Society of Leadership and Success
Charger Union Breezeway
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Stop by to see the NSLS officers and cool off with a sweet treat! Learn how to become a member and get involved in this great organization.

Sandpit with Sigma Nu

Hosted By: Sigma Nu Fraternity
Southeast Housing Volleyball Courts
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Come out and have fun playing some sandpit volleyball with the brothers of Sigma Nu!

Honors: Water Games and Grill Out

Hosted By: Honors College
Frank Franz Courtyard
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Free food, Slip 'n slide, and other water games for Honors students.

BCM Grill Out

Hosted By: Baptist Campus Ministries
Baptist Student Center
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Enjoy a free dinner while meeting members of Baptist Campus Ministries. Transportation provided - meet in the lobby of each residence hall at 5:45 pm.

Don't Forget The Lyrics

Hosted By: Anointed Voices
Charger Union Theatre
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Celebrate the beginning of the academic year with our rendition of Don't Forget the Lyrics!

Are You Smarter Than an UAH Athlete? (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: Blue Crew
Conference Training Center Exhibit Hall
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Think you can outsmart our Charger athletes? Put your knowledge to the test at "Are You Smarter Than an UAH Athlete".

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Hosted By: Salmon Library
Salmon Library, Room 111
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Come to the Library for a showing of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," complete with free snacks. This is the perfect way to relax with friends before beginning your fall semester.

You Can't Dodge This

Hosted By: Phi Kappa Psi
Spragins Hall
10:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Come ready for some fun and remember, if you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball!


TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015

Sports in the Library

Hosted By: Charger Recreation
Library Computer Lab 205
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Enjoy snacks, giveaways, and inspirational sports clips while registering online for intramurals & outdoor recreation programs. Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a free bike!

3rd Annual Co-op Kickoff

Hosted By: Career Center
Conference Training Center Exhibit Hall
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Join us as we kick off the co-op recruiting season! Learn about the co-op program, meet some of our co-op employers while enjoying refreshments, food, fun, and games! Free T-shirts to the first 100 students!

Corn Hole Tournament

Hosted By: Sigma Nu Fraternity
Conference Training Center Lawn
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Everyone's invited to participate in the game of Corn Hole! Do you think you can beat the best? Join us to find out!

Honors College Convocation

Hosted By: Honors College
Frank Franz MPR
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Join us for the official convocation of the Honors College Class of 2019.

Spread Happiness with Handwriting

Hosted By: Campus Cursive
Charger Union Breezeway
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Master a photo scavenger hunt where groups must pose with strangers and individual letters that will spell something positive. Participants are required to leave strangers smiling.

Slip-n-Slide Kickball

Hosted By: Cru
Conference Training Center Slab
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Slide to base on a giant slip and slide! Sprinklers and soap will send you blazing to beat the tag. Everyone is welcome!

MEET and Greet

Hosted By: Mentoring, Educating, and Experiencing Together (MEET)
Charger Union Lobby
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
This is a great opportunity to visit with our MEET friends and learn about the international mentorship program. Light refreshments provided.

University Convocation (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: President's Office
Campus Greenway
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
The official academic welcome to campus, Convocation is rich in tradition and a must-attend for all new students. Join your residence hall floor if you live on campus or commuting students will meet at the Shelby Center to attend together.

President's Picnic (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: President's Office
Charger Union Lawn
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Food! Fun! Festivities! Don't miss the President's Picnic taking place immediately following convocation, Great food, live music, and a chance to minbgle with friends, faculty, staff, and administration. Bring your Charger ID card! * THIS MEAL IS THE ONLY MEAL BEING SERVED ON CAMPUS FOR DINNER

Celebration

Hosted By: Baptist Campus Ministries
Charger Union Theater
10:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Join the BCM for fun, fellowship, and live music led by a praise band!

Late Night Volleyball

Hosted By: Delta Chi Fraternity
CCRH Volleyball Court
10:00 PM to 11:59 PM
Join the gentlemen of Delta Chi for volleyball.


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015

Charger Welcome Stands

Hosted By: WOW Committee
Campus Wide
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Need help? Directions? Just a friendly conversation and high five to start your first day of classes? Stop by a Charger Welcome Stand!

Muffins and Juice

Hosted By: Baptist Campus Ministries
Morton Hall and Shelby Center
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Brush off those first day jitters with a muffin and juice! Come hungry, leave happy!

On Campus Employment and Leadership Expo

Hosted By: Career Center
Charger Union Lobby
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
The On Campus Employment and Leadership Expo is a great opportunity student to meet representatives from UAH departments and organizations who are interested in hiring students for a variety of positions within their respective areas.

Rock your Ribbon: Ribbon Awareness and Cultural Highlights Display Table

Hosted By: Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)
Conference Training Center Lobby
11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Stop by the OMA Ribbon Awareness and Cultural Highlights display table to pick up your ribbon and treats in celebration of multiculturalism and racial understanding. Rock your ribbon on your book bags, clothing, or key chain. The most ribbons collected by April wins a prize!

#FCW with the Sigmas

Hosted By: Phi Beta Sigma
UAH Cafe
11:14 AM to 2:00 PM
Come to the UAH Cafe and chill with the UAH Sigmas and enjoy great fried chicken! Free #FCW T-shirt

ZPhiB Sooooo-Sweet Treats

Hosted By: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated-Omega Tau Chapter
Conference Training Center Covered Entrance
11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Stop by the University Center to enjoy some FREE goodies and meet some of the lovely ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated. A table will be set up outside under the University Center's covered entrance.

Grill and Chill

Hosted By: Delta Chi Fraternity
Charger Union Lawn
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
School's about to heat up, come chill out with shaved ice

Homemade Ice Cream with RUF

Hosted By: RUF
Charger Union Breezeway
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Start Your semester off in the sweetest way imaginable: with homemade ice cream! Stop by the CU Breezeway and let RUF help get your semester started the right way.

Ice Cream Social with LIA

Hosted By: Ladies in Action (LIA)
Charger Union Breezeway
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Ladies in Action will give out free ice cream and school supplies to students.

Cosmo Cones

Hosted By: Alpha Omicron Pi & Space Hardware Club
Charger Union Breezeway
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hang out with AOII and SHC to learn more about what we do as organizations while enjoying a refreshing snow cone.

Delta Zeta Presents: Hamburgers for Hearing

Hosted By: Delta Zeta
Charger Union Breezeway
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Stop by for a free hamburger, meet the ladies of Delta Zeta, and learn about our national philanthropy: The Speech and Hearing Impaired.

Sweet Tea with the KD's

Hosted By: Kappa Delta
Charger Union Breezeway
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Enjoy a glass of sweet tea and meet the ladies of KD.

Flag Football Fun

Hosted By: Sigma Nu Fraternity
Intramural Fields (Behind Southeast Housing)
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Everyone is invited to join us for a fun flag football tournament.

Yard Games With The Taus

Hosted By: Alpha Tau Omega
Alpha Tau Omega House
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
College can be hectic at times. Yard games are a great way to relax and destress. The men of ATO work hard so they can play hard, too. Head over to their house to do the same!

Honors: Ice Cream Social

Hosted By: Honors College
Frank Franz MPR
9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Ice Cream Social!!

Laugh Your ACE Off Comedy Show (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: ACE
Charger Union Theater
9:00 PM to 10:00 PM


THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015

Desserts with Delta Zeta

Hosted By: Delta Zeta
Shelby Center Lobby
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Join the women of Delta Zeta to learn about their values and philanthropies. There will also be crafts and baked goods for the Painted Turtle Camp!

Hot Dog! It's Fall!

Hosted By: College of Business Administration
Business Administration Building Front Yard
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Hot Dog! Another semester of fun, friends, and finals. To kick things off, lunch is on us! Stop by for food, games, and prizes.

Pre-Health Operation

Hosted By: Office of Pre-Health Professions Advising
Charger Union Lobby
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Pre-Health Advising, Medical Careers Club, Alpha Epsilon Delta, and the Alabama Student Rural Health Association challenges you to "operate" on your patient in this classic electronic skill and action game. Use the tweezers to remove Sam's funny ailment parts. Pull out three pieces without sounding the buzzer and get a prize!

Free Pizza & Field Day!

Hosted By: The Rock at UAH
Charger Union Lawn
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Take a break with FREE PIZZA and join us for outdoor games on the Greenway near the Charger Union!

Homemade Ice-Cream with RUF

Hosted By: RUF
Charger Union Breezeway
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Start your semester off in the sweetest way imaginable: with homemade ice-cream! Stop by the CU Breezeway and let RUF help get your semester started the right way.

Lunch with BCM

Hosted By: Baptist Campus Ministries
Baptist Student Center
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Join Baptist Campus Ministries for a free lunch and fellowship. 450 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL.

The Story Board

Hosted By: The Writer's Block
Charger Union Lobby
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Join The Writer's Block in creating a short story – one line at a time! The final product will be read at the club's first meeting!

Treats & Tea With The Times

Hosted By: The Charger Times
Charger Union Breezeway
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Join the staff of The Charger Times for ice cold sweet tea and delicious afternoon snacks!

#LifeGoals

Hosted By: Alpha Omicron Pi
Charger Union Breezeway
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Get prepared for this semester by setting sweet goals with the ladies of AOII.

Up Your Game with the SSC

Hosted By: Student Success Center
Student Success Center
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Need to blow off steam? Head over to the Student Success Center for bean bag toss, giant Jenga, music, snacks, and more!

Taco Night Thursday

Hosted By: Hispanic Student Organization
Charger Union Breezeway
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Join the members of the Hispanic Student Organization for a fun night of free Tacos and music!

OMA Cultural Fest

Hosted By: Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)
Frank Franz Multipurpose Room
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Join us at our annual WOW Cultural Fest as we celebrate the diverse cultures represented at UAH by sampling spectacular cultural cuisines. Enjoy free food, games, and prizes at OMA's first BIG event of the year! This event is free and open to all Chargers!

Ping Pong, Pool, & Back-to-School Charger Union Total Gaming Experience

Hosted By: Event Services and Production
Charger Union 1st Floor Gameroom
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Come out to the Charger Union to enjoy playing ping pong, pool, and a Mortal Kombat on the PS4 tournament. FREE food, prizes, and give-a-ways! You don't want to miss this total gaming experience!

Bet On It

Hosted By: Sigma Nu Fraternity
Conference Training Center Exhibit Hall
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
We will have numerous tables set up for students to play different games of poker!

Night Frisbee

Hosted By: Baptist Campus Ministries
Intramural Fields
9:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Join Baptist Campus Ministries for a night game of Ultimate-frisbee with glow sticks!


FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015

Glad You're A Grad Swag Day

Hosted By: Graduate School
Conference Training Center, Room 106
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
PhD and Master Students, the Graduate Dean and staff will be handing out this year's graduate t-shirt, so stop by to grab yours!

High Five Friday (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: Student Affairs
Campus Wide
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Are you wearing Charger Blue? When the High 5 Friday crew spots you on campus, give them a BIG High Five and you'll receive a fun giveaway!

Cookout on the Greenway

Hosted By: The Counseling Center and Disability Support Services & Dean of Students Office
Charger Union Lawn
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
The 3rd Annual Cookout on the Greenway is partnering with the Dean of Students Office for a fun-filled festival with FREE food, music, games, giveaways, misting inflatables, & a meet and greet with the staff of services beyond the classroom.

Meet your SGA

Hosted By: Student Government Association
Charger Cafe
11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Meet your SGA representatives in Charger Cafe as we share the many things SGA is working on for YOU this upcoming year. There will also be prizes and giveaways!

Nothing to Yak About

Hosted By: Panhellenic Council
Charger Union Lobby
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Meet the Panhellenic Recruitment Counselors and sign the pledge to help prevent bullying on social media cites such as Yik Yak. #DeleteTheApp

Women's and Gender Studies Mixer

Hosted By: Women's and Gender Studies Program
Morton Hall Picnic Tables
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Come eat pizza and meet students interested in Women's and Gender Studies and involved in the Women's and Gender Studies Program's campus and community activities.

Koolin' with Kappa Delta

Hosted By: Kappa Delta
Charger Union Breezeway
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Grab a popsicle and meet the ladies of Kappa Delta.

Dunk a DZ

Hosted By: Delta Zeta
Charger Union Lawn
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Stop by and dunk a Delta Zeta into a dunk tank for only $1! All proceeds go towards the clean water initiative.

Frisbee Friday

Hosted By: RUF
Southeast Intramural Field
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
It's Friday of your first week of classes... but you probably already need a study break! Stop by the fields behind Southeast for the first Frisbee Friday of the semester: get your ultimate on and make a few friends while you're at it!

World Cup

Hosted By: Mentoring, Educating, and Experiencing Together (MEET)
Intramural Soccer Field
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
MEET your Match! Come on out for a great game of soccer with people from all around the world.

Phi Psi Fish Fry

Hosted By: Phi Kappa Psi
Charger Union Greenway
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Come hang out with the Brothers of Phi Kappa Psi as they have there 2nd Annual Phi Psi Fish Fry!

NPHC Yard Show & Cookout

Hosted By: UAH National Pan-Hellenic Council
Conference Training Center Slab
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The UAH NPHC will be showcasing the importance of our organizations through performance while educating the UAH student body. Free food will be provided!

Friday Night Flicks: Avengers - Age of Ultron

Hosted By: ACE
Charger Union Theater
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's Mightiest Heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans. FREE admission with UAH ID; $5 General Admission; Complimentary concessions for all.

Black Light Bash

Hosted By: Baptist Campus Ministries
Baptist Student Center
10:00 PM to 11:59 PM
A night of fun and games under black lights! Be sure to wear white or neon colors that will glow!


SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2015

Helping Hands for Huntsville (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: Volunteer Chargers
Charger Union
8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Reach out to the Huntsville community and volunteer with fellow UAH members for a morning of service. Meet in the University Center parking lot and we will shuttle you around the area. Lunch will be provided to participants at the end of service. Register online at: tinyurl.com/helpinghandsUAH.

Sorority Powder Puff Football Tournament

Hosted By: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Field behind Southeast Housing
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The Sororities on campus will compete head to head in a flag football tournament with the Fraternities coaching and cheering their teams to victory.

UAH Cycling Club Mountain Bike Ride

Hosted By: UAH Cycling
Meet at the Conference Training Center Parking Lot
2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Take a trip with the UAH Cycling Club to our local state park to ride mountain bikes. Bicycles and Helmets not supplied and make sure to bring water, too.

Huntsville Grand Prix- Road Rally

Hosted By: Cru
Meet outside Charger Union
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
A race around Huntsville where teams solve clues and visit landmarks. Drive your car or join a team!

Charger Luau (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: Housing & Residence Life
Charger Village Field
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Celebrate the beginning of a new year with Housing & Residence Life at our 5th annual Charger Luau! Food, games, and music for all members of Charger Nation!

Night of Worship with The Rock @ UAH

Hosted By: The Rock at UAH
Charger Union Theater
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Encounter God and connect with other passionate followers of Jesus for a powerful night of worship in God's presence.

Off the Wall Improv

Hosted By: Charger Theatre Club
Chan Auditorium (Business Administration Building, Room 125)
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Off the Wall Improv is a fun and cooperative event in which we have several games involving improvisation styles. You will laugh yourself silly at this event!

Foam Party (Tradition Event)

Hosted By: ACE
Charger Union Lawn
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
The best way to beat the summer heat! Join us on the CU lawn for music, dancing, and of course, lots of foam!

Need directions to locations for WOW events? View the UAH Campus Map.

Contact

Student Life

Charger Union 223
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
256.824.4739
studentlife@uah.edu