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Fall 2014 Welcome Weekend

Non-traditional, Veteran and Transfer student Schedule

NOTE: Schedule subject to change. Please check back frequently.

This schedule was revised to accommodate the unique needs of non-traditional, veteran and transfer students. However, you are invited to attend all Welcome Weekend activities and events. View the full Welcome Weekend Schedule

FRIDAY, AUGUST 29

  • noon - 2:00 pm: Welcome Information Table (Brigham Hall)
    • ​Information tables with smiling, helpful staff and students available
  • 2:00 pm: Chancellor Shields Welcome Convocation - Optional (Center for the Arts)
  • (Please see the Full Fall 2014 Welcome Weekend Schedule)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 30

  • 7:45 - 8:15 am: Check-in (Nohr Gallery, Ullsvik Hall)
    • ​Enjoy the coffee bar and visit with peers
  • 8:15 am: Message from the Dean of Students (Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall)
  • 8:30 am: Message from City of Platteville Police
  • 8:45 - 10:00 am: Collegiate Empowerment Speaker
  • 10:00 - 10:15 am: Donut break
  • 10:15 am - 11:50 pm: Round Robin Sessions (r​otations, 20 minutes each)
    • PASSing on the Left (Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall)
    • Where is Pioneer Pete? (Nohr Gallery, Ullsvik Hall)
    • UW-Platteville's Priceless Resources (CFA)
    • The Amazing Platteville Race (Doudna Lecture Halls)
  • 11:50 - 12:30 pm: Student panel
  • 12:45 pm: Lunch (Valley View Park)
    • RSVP required  buswella@uwplatt.edu to RSVP
    • Families welcome
    • Rainsite: University Rooms, Markee Pioneer Student Center
  • 3:30 - 7:30 pm: Rockin’ Block Party with “THE BULL” (block halls)
    • Families welcome
    • Inflatable games and activities
    • Music by WSUP Campus Radio
    • Rainsite: Williams Fieldhouse

SUNDAY, AUGUST 31

  • 7:30 pm: Pizza Sampler (West Lawn, The Markee)
  • 8:30 pm: Outdoor Movie (West Lawn, The Markee)
    • Families welcome
    • Rain site : Velzy Commons

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm: Pioneers Pay It Forward - Annual Community Service Project 
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm: Textbook Center open (Doudna Hall)
    • Pick-up your textbooks for fall classes
    • Pick-up a free planner
    • Do NOT bring your backpack or bag with you; a bag is provided
    • Be sure to have your Pioneer Passport
  • 4:00 pm: Doors open for Welcome Back Fest Concert 
    • Families welcome
    • NOTE: This is a TICKETED EVENT that includes Welcome Back Fest events and concert
    • $11.00 for UW-Platteville students on/before August 15
    • $16.00 for UW-Platteville students before August 29
    • $20.00 for UW-Platteville students at the door
  • 7:00 pm: The Great Mascott Race, 2014 edition
  • 8:00 pm: National recording artist - The Cab (North Lawn, Williams Fieldhouse)
  • 9:15 pm: National recording artist - A Great Big World (North Lawn, Williams Fieldhouse)

 

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WW: Hours during Welcome Weekend

Hours of Operation

Welcome Weekend hours of operation

Friday, August 29

  • The Markee
    • 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • University Police
    • 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Corner of Greenwood Ave and Longhorn Dr: Parking permits, free bicycle license, safety information
    • Rountree Commons and Bridgeway Commons: Free bicycle license
  • Bookstore (The Markee)
    • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Textbook Center (Doudna Hall)
    • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday, August 30

  • The Markee
    • ​​8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Bookstore (The Markee)
    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • University Police
    • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • ​Bridgeway Commons: Parking permits, free bicycle license, safety information
  • Karrmann Library
    • 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday, August 31

  • The Markee
    • 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • University Police
    • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Bridgeway Commons: Free bicycle license

Monday, September 1

  • The Markee
    • 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Textbook Center (Doudna Hall)
    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • University Police
    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Brigham Hall: Parking permits, free bicycle license, safety information
  • Bookstore (The Markee)
    • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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