WELCOME WEEK SCHEDULE
As you begin the next chapter of your life, we have activities designed to help get you started and be successful as a new student! During Welcome Week there are over 60 events, each offering a unique experience.
Click each date to see required sessions and upcoming events.
FRIDAY | August 12, 2022
TIME SESSION LOCATION NOTES 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Free Open COVID-19 Testing & Vaccinations
Lot 24/Football Parking Lot Testing is for students only.
SATURDAY | August 13, 2022
Time Session Location Notes 5-6:15 p.m. Commuter Student Check-In and Meet-Up
Hawks Nest (Student Center Game Room)
Required for all commuter students 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Make sure you're wearing a white t-shirt.
Lowry Bell Tower (Quad) Required for all first-year students 7-10 p.m. Flight Quad
- SUNDAY | August 14, 2022
MONDAY | August 15, 2022
Time Session Location Notes 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Free Open COVID-19 Testing & Vaccinations Lot 24/Football Parkin Lot Testing is for students only. 10-11:45 a.m. Braves United for a Safe Campus GPAC Required for all first-year students 12-2:30 p.m. Maynor Honors College Lunch & Orientation UC Annex Required for all new Honors College students 2-2:45 p.m. Know the Code: Academic Integrity GPAC Required for all first-year students 2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m. We Are UNCP: Supporting Inclusion and Diversity GPAC Required for all first-year students 5:45 p.m.-6:20 p.m. New Student Convocation Check-In GPAC Required for all first-year students 6:30 p.m. New Student Convocation GPAC Required for all first-year students 4 p.m. Cornhole Tournament James B. Chavis Student Center Lawn 5-5:30 p.m. Freshman Student-Athlete Meeting Lumbee Guaranty Bank Court (Jones Center)
Required for all first-year student athletes
7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Free Play in the Hawks Nest Hawks Nest 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Hawk Fest: Glow Party Auxiliary Gym
TUESDAY | August 16, 2022
Time Session Location Notes 9-9:45 a.m. University College Welcome GPAC Required for all first-year students 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Academic Department Meetings Various Locations
Required for all first-year students
5-10:30 p.m. Free Play in the Hawks Nest Hawks Nest 6-9 p.m. BraveNation Bash Jones Center- Main Gym
WEDNESDAY | August 17, 2022
Time Session Location Notes 9-11 a.m. Power UP and Power THROUGH: New Transfer & Commuter Breakfast DF Lowry Rm 110 5-6:45 p.m. 2v2 Basketball Tournament Oak/Pine Court 8-9 p.m. First Night Diversity Extravaganza UC Annex
THURSDAY | August 18, 2022
Time Session Location Notes 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Community Hour Quad Area 2 p.m. & 3 p.m. Water Yoga (2 sessions) UNCP Aquatic Center (Jones Center) 4 -6 p.m. Meets & Sweets: Transfer & Commuter Student DF Lowry Rm 110 5-7 p.m. Wibit & Logroll Challenge UNCP Aquatic Center (Jones Center) 8 p.m. Film on the Field: Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Grace P. Johnson Stadium
FRIDAY | August 19, 2022
Time Session Location Notes 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Part-Time Job and Volunteer Fair UC Annex 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fajita Friday! Lunch for Transfer & Commuter Students DF Lowry Rm 110 5-10:30 p.m. Free Play in the Hawks Nest Hawks Nest 7-9:00 p.m. Meet the Greeks GPAC
SATURDAY | August 20, 2022
Time Session Location Notes 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Brave Nation Music Bingo UC Annex
HOURS OF OPERATION
BRAVES SHOPPING SHUTTLE
The Braves Move-In Shopping Shuttle will shuttle students to Food Lion and Walmart for local shopping needs. Visit the Braves Shuttle website at uncp.edu/bravesshuttle for stop locations and more information.
Time Location Friday, August 12 1 - 5 p.m. Various Locations Saturday, August 13 1 - 5 p.m. Various Locations Monday, August 15 1 - 5 p.m. Various Locations Thursday, August 18 3 - 7 p.m. Various Locations Saturday, August 20 3 - 7 p.m. Various Locations
Date Time Location Friday, August 12 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Campbell Wellness Center Saturday, August 13 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Campbell Wellness Center Sunday, August 14 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Campbell Wellness Center Monday, August 15 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. Campbell Wellness Center Tuesday, August 16 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. Campbell Wellness Center Wednesday, August 17 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. Campbell Wellness Center Thursday, August 18 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. Campbell Wellness Center Friday, August 19 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. Campbell Wellness Center Saturday, August 20 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Campbell Wellness Center
FIRST-YEAR STUDENT REQUIRED SESSIONS
All first-year students are required to attend Welcome Week programming on August 13th-16th. These required events are designed to help you transition to UNC Pembroke and allow us to officially welcome you to campus. Please bring your UNCP Braves Card to check in and verify attendance at required events. View the required events in our friendly drop-down menu below or on the move-in checklist you received in your move-in folder/commuter check-in table.
GET CONNECTED AND WIN
Getting connected means identifying your interests and matching them with opportunities at UNC Pembroke. We want to reward students who intentionally engage with Welcome Week events. Attend events all week, RSVP on BraveConnect, swipe your Braves Card at each event for attendance tracking, and you’ll be entered for a chance to win big prizes. The more events you attend and are tracked at, the more likely to win a prize.
Prizes include BraveNation swag, gift cards, and more!