Welcome to #BraveNation!
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.
All first-year students are required to attend Welcome Week programming on August 14, 16, and 17. 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.
Download the Corq app to easily access the Welcome Week schedule, straight from your mobile device. More information about the Corq app can be found below.
Welcome to BraveNation and we look forward to seeing you soon!
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View ALL of our Welcome Week events on the app.
Other events (not required by first-year students) can be found there.
REQUIRED FIRST-YEAR STUDENT SESSIONS
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SATURDAY | August 14, 2021
Time Session Location Notes 5-6:15 p.m. Commuter Student Check-In and Meet Up University Center Mall Required for all commuters 6:30-7:15 p.m.
BraveWalk and Class of 2025 Photo
Make sure you wear a white t-shirt for the photo!
Lowey Belltower (Quad) Required for all first-year students 7:15-8 p.m. Black and Gold Kickoff GPAC Required for all first-year students 8-11 p.m. FLIGHT Quad
SUNDAY | August 15, 2021
Time Session Location Notes 10 a.m.-12 p.m. PlayFair UC Lawn Required for all residential students 6 p.m. Residence Life Meeting GPAC Required for all residential students 7 p.m. Free Money Game Show GPAC
MONDAY | August 16, 2021
Time Session Location Notes 10-11 a.m. Campus Safety GPAC Required for all first-year students 11-11:45 a.m. Bystander Intervention GPAC Required for all first-year students 1-2:30 p.m. Honors College " Welcome Back' Social Hour Hickory Hall Required for all new Honors College students 2:30-3:30 p.m. We ARE UNCP: Supporting Inclusion and Diversity GPAC Required for all first-year students 5:45-6:20 p.m. New Student Convocation Check-In GPAC Required for all first-year students 6:30 p.m. New Student Convcation GPAC Required for all first-year students 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Hawk Fest: PaintU UC Lawn
TUESDAY | August 17, 2021
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
More information coming soon!
Various Location Required for all first-year students 11 a.m.-1 p.m. "On Our Block" Community Cookout with CCE and OGE Dogwood Lane 6-9 p.m. BraveNation Bash UC Lawn
HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR SIGNATURE EVENTS
A glimpse into what to expect from Welcome Week!
Join us for a night of fun, food, and music as we celebrate your first night on campus and the rich culture of Pembroke and the surrounding area. Please visit uncp.edu/flight for important information regarding this event.
August 14 from 8-11 p.m.
Front of Old Main (Quad)
FREE MONEY GAME SHOW
t’s like a modern version of “Name that Tune” but with all of the best of pop culture! Students buzz in when they know the song, movie theme, TV theme, or Movie Quote that was played! Every game includes $200 of FREE MONEY! Guaranteed! That’s right, every single show, students will walk away from the game with $200 of cash in their pockets!
August 15 at 7 p.m.
Givens Performing Arts Center
HAWK FEST: PAINT U
Feel the adrenaline rush when the paint starts flying, get lost in the music and lights as you dance all night. Get loud and get messy with your new friends, and you’ll share an experience unlike any other. The paint washes off, but you’ll never forget the night you had at Glow Rage.
August 16 from 9 p.m.-12 a.m.
University Center (UC) Lawn
Let’s kick off the academic year with excitement, energy, and immense Brave spirit! This year BraveNation Bash will include FREE food, inflatables, giveaways, and more for UNCP students! Also, don’t forget to visit the student organizations participating in the involvement fair.
August 17 from 6-9 p.m.
University Center (UC) Lawn
7TH ANNUAL HAWKINS DANCE
Ready to tear up the dance floor? Come to the 7th annual HAWKins Dance. This year’s theme is “Black Light Dance Night”.
August 20 from 10 p.m.-1 a.m.
Come out and play BraveNation Bingo and win prizes!
August 21, time TBD