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Fall 2017 Welcome Weekend Schedule

non-traditional, commuter, veteran and transfer students

Saturday, Sept. 2

Sunday, Sept. 3

Monday, Sept. 4

Tuesday, Sept. 5

*This schedule was established to accommodate the unique needs of non-traditional, commuter, veteran and transfer students. However, you are invited to all welcome weekend activities and events. View the full Welcome Weekend Schedule of Events.

To request disability accommodations during Welcome Weekend events, please contact Campus Programming and Relations at 608.342.1497 or cpr@uwplatt.edu.

Saturday, Sept. 2

TIME EVENT LOCATION
7 a.m.-11 pm MARKEE PIONEER STUDENT CENTER OPEN  
8 a.m.-1 p.m. NEW STUDENT MOVE-IN
  • Information tables and smiling helpful staff throughout campus
All Residence Halls
9 a.m.-1 p.m. TEXTBOOK CENTER OPEN
  • Do not bring your backpacks or bags with you (bag provided)
  • Make sure to have your Pioneer Passport (student ID) with you at all times
Doudna Hall
9 a.m.- 3:30 pm UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE OPEN Markee Pioneer Student Center 
10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. WALK YOUR CLASS SCHEDULE
  • Bring a copy of your class schedule (print from your PASS account) and walk the route with a current student
  • Hosted by UW-Platteville Student Leadership
Tours depart from the corner of Greenwood Ave. and Longhorn Dr. (near McGregor Hall)
11 a.m. STADIUM OPEN FOR FOOTBALL GAME AND LUNCH
  • Entrance fee: $5 per family member or guest with CPR app on phone
    • UW-Platteville students: free with Pioneer Passport
  • Buffet lunch (optional): $5 per person
  • New UW-Platteville students receive a t-shirt
Ralph E. Davis Pioneer Stadium
1 p.m. KICK-OFF: UW-PLATTEVILLE VS. GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY
  • Half-time: Class of 2021 photo taken in the lower level seating of the stadium
Ralph E. Davis Pioneer Stadium
4:30-5:30 p.m. PARENT RECEPTION 
  • Reception hosted by Platteville Chamber of Commerce and UW-Platteville Deans Melissa Gormley, Molly Gribb, Sherry Nevins, and Wayne Weber
  • Parents, please say your goodbyes prior to attending the reception
Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall
8 p.m.

WELCOME FROM CHANCELLOR SHIELDS

PLAYFAIR

  • PLAYFAIR is the most popular campus attraction in history of Welcome Weekend Programs. PLAYFAIR is totally unlike anything else you have ever experienced. It's entertainment! It's fun! It's the perfect way to make new campus friendships! And PLAYFAIR is more than just an entertainment event – it is a team-building experience that has a long-lasting effect on the members of your campus community.
  • Get connected to UW-Platteville. Join us for Playfair!

Softball Field, Right Field Foul Pole Entrance (West of Morrow Hall)

Rainsite: Williams Fieldhouse

11 p.m. FREE MOVIES AND BOWLING
  • Free movies at Millennium Cinema and bowling at Pioneer Lanes
  • Non-stop shuttle transportation provided
  • Must have UW-Platteville Pioneer Passport to be admitted
Shuttle departs from the Markee circle drive, south entrance

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Sunday, Sept. 3

TIME EVENT LOCATION
TBA MORNING WORSHIP SERVICES Depart from the corner of College and Greenwood Ave
8 a.m.-11 p.m. MARKEE PIONEER STUDENT CENTER OPEN  
11:30-2:30 p.m. WELCOME CONVOCATION
  • All campus Welcome Convoation
  • Special guest Hoan Do, American Ninja Warrior
Ullsvik Hall
4:30-8:30 p.m.

DINNER: BRIDGEFEST

Inflatable games and “THE BULL”
-Music by WSUP Campus Radio
-Location: (Near Bridgeway)
*Rainsite: Fieldhouse

Stations, Bridgeway Commons
9 p.m.-1 a.m. 

iEXPERIA

Markee West Lawn
9:40 p.m. SUPER BALL DROP
  • Over 1,500 flashing super balls
  • WSUP providing music and sound
  • Jimmy Johns sub eating contest
Markee south center parking lot

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monday, Sept. 4

TIME EVENT LOCATION
8 a.m.-2 p.m. SHUTTLE TO LOCAL BUSINESSES See Transportaion Maps
8 a.m.-4 p.m. TEXTBOOK CENTER OPEN
  • Do not bring your backpacks or bags with you (bag provided)
  • Make sure to have your Pioneer Passport (student ID) with you at all times
Doudna Hall 
8 a.m.-11:30 p.m. MARKEE PIONEER STUDENT CENTER OPEN  
8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. PIONEERS PAY IT FORWARD
  • Annual community service project
  • LIMITED to the first 100 students who sign up
    Like to volunteer your time helping the community? Well here is an event for you! Along with many other first year students and involved campus student leaders, you will be going out to different locations and will be helping the local community of Platteville. Some of these projects include painting (buildings &/or storm drains), cleaning up parks, or doing restorations of trails and much more! Participating in this will help you get to know the city of Platteville along with making new friends!

Sign up to participate in Pioneers Pay it Forward

Depart from Markee Pioneer Student Center
3:30-5 p.m. WALK YOUR CLASS SCHEDULE
  • Bring a copy of your class schedule (print from your PASS account) and walk the route with a current student
  • Hosted by UW-Platteville Student Leadership
Tours depart from the corner of Greenwood Ave. and Longhorn Dr. (near McGregor Hall)
8:30 p.m.

THE GREAT MASCOT RACE, 2017 EDITION

West Lawn, Markee
8:30-11 p.m. LOCAL PIZZA SAMPLER AND OUTDOOR MOVIE
  • Can collection to support cancer research

West Lawn, Markee

Rainsite: Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall

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TUesday, sept. 5

TIME EVENT LOCATION
  FIRST DAY OF FALL SEMESTER CLASSES  
7:30-9 a.m. LIFESAVER TABLES
  • Get help finding your way to class, find out how to drop or add a class, and grab some FREE CANDY
  • Sponsored by the UW-Platteville Student Ambassadors and the Ag Ambassadors
Near Ottensman, Warner, and Russell Halls 
8 a.m.-4 p.m. TEXTBOOK CENTER OPEN
  • Do not bring your backpacks or bags with you (bag provided)
  • Make sure to have your Pioneer Passport (student ID) with you at all times
Doudna Hall

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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 Involvement Center (lower level of the Markee)

To request disability accommodations please contact Campus Programming and Relations, 1 University Plaza, Platteville, WI 53818 at (608) 348-1497.

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