Welcome Weekend

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Welcome Weekend at UW-Platteville brings together the campus and community. Students have the opportunity to explore campus and the Platteville community, participate in exciting events and activities, and get connected to UW-Platteville.

Festivities begin with new student move-in and student convocation, followed by a merchant scavenger hunt and welcome picnic. Additional activities include (but are not limited to): 

  • shuttles throughout the community
  • free bowling and movies at Platteville cinemas
  • Super Ball drop (you just have to see it)
  • outdoor movie with pizza provided by local reaturants
  • student organization involvement fair
  • inflatable games
  • all campus Welcome Back Fest
  • AND MORE!!!

Welcome Weekend 2014 begins with move in day on Friday, August 29 and continues thru MondaySeptember 1 (Labor Day). Classes start on TuesdaySeptember 2, 2014.

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concert relocation

Due to the unpredictable weather forecast, the Welcome Back Fest concert, scheduled for Monday, Sept. 1 at 8 p.m. has been relocated to the Williams Fieldhouse. Festival events are still planned to occur on the west lawn near the Markee Pioneer Student Center. Further announcements will be made if additional alterations are made.

A limited number of tickets are still available for the concert.

Welcome Back Fest Ticket information

Welcome Weekend Schedule


CPR: Contact Information

Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to contact us!

Campus Programming and Relations

Tel: 608.342.1497
E-mail: cpr@uwplatt.edu
Office: Located in the Pioneer Involvment Center (lower level of the Markee)

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