Week of Welcome 2019 will be on September 27-30, 2019. Move-in to the residence halls is on September 27, and the first day of classes is October 1. More details on the Week of Welcome 2019 schedule coming soon.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Early-Arrival Events

Sep 27
Unpack the Quack9:00 a.m.

Every year, hundreds of students, faculty, and staff of the University of Oregon volunteer to help the incoming class move into the residence halls as a part of Unpack the Quack...
September 27 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Every year, hundreds of students, faculty, and staff of the University of Oregon volunteer to help the incoming class move into the residence halls as a part of Unpack the Quack (UPQ). Unpack the Quack volunteers help move boxes, greet new Ducks, and welcome students' families and support systems to the UO Campus. This volunteer program is coordinated by University Housing. Participating in this valuable UO tradition will allow you or your organization to interact with new Ducks and show your community spirit. 

Sep 27
Scholar's Welcome2:00 p.m.

For students who have received the Summit, Apex, Presidential, Stamps, Quest, Logan, Excellence, or Diversity Excellence scholarships, you and your families are invited to an ice...
September 27 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Redwood Auditorium

For students who have received the Summit, Apex, Presidential, Stamps, Quest, Logan, Excellence, or Diversity Excellence scholarships, you and your families are invited to an ice cream social with Dr. Roger Thompson, Vice President of Student Services and Enrollment Management, and staff from the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, Student Orientation Programs, and Admissions. 

Sep 27
Early Arrival: Late Night Social and Mingle with Nontraditional, Veterans, and Transfer Students5:00 p.m.

Mingle with other students who identify as nontraditional, veteran, or transfer at Falling Sky: Pizzeria and Public House.
September 27 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Falling Sky: Pizzeria and Public House

Mingle with other students who identify as nontraditional, veteran, or transfer at Falling Sky: Pizzeria and Public House.

Sep 27
Live Like a Duck Residence Hall Meeting6:00 p.m.

Please attend your first residence hall meeting in your perspective halls. You should receive the meeting location at move-in. 
September 27 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Please attend your first residence hall meeting in your perspective halls. You should receive the meeting location at move-in. 

Sep 27
Week of Welcome Kickoff7:30 p.m.

Meet up with your friends and start Week of Welcome off right. The WOW Kickoff is where it all begins, and you do NOT want to miss it. Kickoff starts at 7:30 p.m. at Autzen...
September 27 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Autzen Stadium

Meet up with your friends and start Week of Welcome off right. The WOW Kickoff is where it all begins, and you do NOT want to miss it. Kickoff starts at 7:30 p.m. at Autzen Stadium!

Students living in the residence hall should plan to attend your first hall meeting at 6:00 p.m., immediately following the meeting, Resident Assistant's will help lead students to the Kickoff.

At Kickoff, students will also be taking their class photo in Autzen Stadium. 

Sep 27
Duck N2 the Rec9:30 p.m.

We're taking over the Student Recreation Center. Experience all the Rec has to offer. Games and giveaways, food and fun, all go late into the night at Duck N2 the Rec!
September 27 9:30 p.m.–12:00 a.m.
Student Recreation Center (SRC)

We're taking over the Student Recreation Center. Experience all the Rec has to offer. Games and giveaways, food and fun, all go late into the night at Duck N2 the Rec!

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Sep 28
Convocation11:00 a.m.

University Convocation is one of the UO's proudest traditions. It serves as the university's official welcome to new students and faculty members and celebrates the...
September 28 11:00 a.m.–noon
Matthew Knight Arena

University Convocation is one of the UO's proudest traditions. It serves as the university's official welcome to new students and faculty members and celebrates the atmosphere of academic excellence, innovation, and intellectual curiosity in which our students, faculty, and staff thrive. Graduation concludes your degree work; Convocation starts it. Come get academically inspired. 

Sep 28
So, Your Nest is Off-Campus2:30 p.m.

Are you a first-year or transfer student living off campus this year? Join Student Orientation Staffers who have had the same experience. We'll give you recourses for...
September 28 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Are you a first-year or transfer student living off campus this year? Join Student Orientation Staffers who have had the same experience. We'll give you recourses for living off campus, best ways to stay involved, and where to find your community. 

Sep 28
Learn Like a Duck Residence Hall Meeting4:00 p.m.

Students who are living in the residence hall, this will be your second hall meeting. You should receive the meeting location in your perspective halls during move-in. 
September 28 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Students who are living in the residence hall, this will be your second hall meeting. You should receive the meeting location in your perspective halls during move-in. 

Sep 28
Flock Party4:30 p.m.

The Flock Party provides a fun, interactive, and informative celebration to welcome students and sets the tone for the new year. The Flock Party is the largest campus-wide welcome...
September 28 4:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Green

The Flock Party provides a fun, interactive, and informative celebration to welcome students and sets the tone for the new year. The Flock Party is the largest campus-wide welcome event of the year. Find an organization to join, get free food and swag, and have a blast at the UO's block party we call the Flock Party!

Sep 28
Flock Party After Dark8:00 p.m.

Keep the Flock Party going! Activities begin in the residence halls around 8:00 p.m. and continue on into the late night hours. 
September 28 8:00 p.m.

Keep the Flock Party going! Activities begin in the residence halls around 8:00 p.m. and continue on into the late night hours. 

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Sep 29
We Are Oregon Pep Rally1:00 p.m.

You can meet your Flock and your Student Orientation Staff member (SOSer). We'll also light up the arena with a few other surprises you won't want to miss.

Following...

September 29 1:00 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
Matthew Knight Arena

You can meet your Flock and your Student Orientation Staff member (SOSer). We'll also light up the arena with a few other surprises you won't want to miss.

Following the Pep Rally, come support your Oregon Volleyball Team! Wear green and yellow!

Sep 29
Find Your Classes Tour3:00 p.m.

Need help finding your classes before classes start? Welcome Team will provide you a self-guided tour or help you navigate your route to your classes. 
September 29 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Green

Need help finding your classes before classes start? Welcome Team will provide you a self-guided tour or help you navigate your route to your classes. 

Sep 29
Movie on the Lawn9:00 p.m.

Join the Student Orientation Staff and all your new, fellow Ducks for a movie on campus! The movie is to be determined, but the fun is guaranteed!
September 29 9:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
Global Scholars Hall, Lawn

Join the Student Orientation Staff and all your new, fellow Ducks for a movie on campus! The movie is to be determined, but the fun is guaranteed!

Monday, September 30, 2019

Sep 30
Day of Service9:00 a.m.

Start your college career out right by serving with us. Join your fellow new Ducks to discover service-learning and community service at the UO and in Eugene. Connect with other...
September 30 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Straub Hall, 156

Start your college career out right by serving with us. Join your fellow new Ducks to discover service-learning and community service at the UO and in Eugene. Connect with other UO students as you serve alongside organizations contributing to the well-being of our communities. 

Sep 30
Find Your Classes Tour10:00 a.m.

Need help finding your classes before classes start? Welcome Team will provide you a self-guided tour or help you navigate your route to your classes. 
September 30 10:00 a.m.–noon
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Green

Need help finding your classes before classes start? Welcome Team will provide you a self-guided tour or help you navigate your route to your classes. 

Sep 30
Outdoor Program Trips10:00 a.m.

Get outside and explore! There are so many outdoor activities to do in and around Eugene. Come see for yourself and take a trip with the folks from the Outdoor Program.

Sign up...

September 30 10:00 a.m.–noon

Get outside and explore! There are so many outdoor activities to do in and around Eugene. Come see for yourself and take a trip with the folks from the Outdoor Program.

Sign up for trips at the Outdoor Program table during FLOCK Party, Saturday Sept. 28th

Sep 30
Week of Welcome Outdoor Trips - Day Before School10:00 a.m.

Join the Outdoor Program for a day of trips planned for new students!  As part of Week of Welcome, all these trips will be FREE!

- Monday - Sep 30, 2019

- Inflatable...

September 30 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Outdoor Program (OP) Barn

Join the Outdoor Program for a day of trips planned for new students!  As part of Week of Welcome, all these trips will be FREE!

- Monday - Sep 30, 2019

- Inflatable Kayak on the Willamette River in town

- Bike the river path, and learn about Bike Share

- Hike Spencer's Butte, and see the best view of town anywhere!

SIGN UP AT THE OUTDOOR PROGRAM TABLE AT FLOCK PARTY:  Saturday, Sep 28