UNCG Campus Weekly

Campus Weekly is published each Wednesday when classes are in session. In the summer, it is published biweekly.

Key dates, as UNCG Fall Semester 2014 begins

Photo of students during a past move-in dayStudents soon will move in. The classrooms and labs are ready, as the fall semester gets underway. Some key dates as the year begins:

  • Chancellor Brady’s State of the Campus address, followed by luncheon – Wednesday, Aug.13, 10:30 a.m., Aycock Auditorium
  • Residence hall move-in begins, Wednesday, Aug. 13, continuing through Friday
  • New graduate student orientation – Thursday, Aug. 14, 9-10:30 a.m., EUC Auditorium
  • Chancellor’s New Student Convocation – Sunday, Aug. 17, 4 p.m., Aycock Auditorium
  • Charlie’s Fountain Fest – Sunday, Aug. 17, 5 p.m. – Moran Commons fountain (Rain Location: Cone Ballroom) – Games and giveaways will help students get ready for school to start.
  • Classes begin, Monday, Aug. 18
  • Fall Kickoff, Monday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m. -3 pm., College Avenue
  • Spartan Service Day – Saturday, Aug. 23, 8:30 a.m. – EUC, Cone Ballroom – Sign up to participate in a group community service project with the Office of Leadership & Service-Learning and give back to the Greensboro community. Transportation is provided and advanced registration is required; see the OLSL web site for details.
  • Part Time Job Fair – Tuesday, Aug. 26, 12:30-4 p.m. – Cone Ballroom, EUC – Both on-campus and off-campus employers will be available to talk to students about employment opportunities.
  • First Faculty Senate meeting of the year, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 3 p.m., Alumni House
  • Staff Senate meet and greet – Tuesday, Sept. 16, time TBD, Alumni House – Staff, come speak with your senators in informal setting.
  • Faculty Convocation and General Faculty meeting – Wednesday, Sept. 17, 3 p.m., Alumni House

A lot of activities are on tap in the semester’s first weeks, from several big soccer matches to literally kick off the year, to a Friday afternoon “Luau on the Lawn” with bands for the students to enjoy, to other performances and gatherings. See the full schedule at http://yourfirstyear.uncg.edu/rawkin-welcome-week/. The UNCG Public Calendar has a comprehensive listing of performances and events open to everyone.

By Mike Harris