Student Events and Announcements

WOW's over... So what's next? Here you'll find a schedule of events for Wednesday, September 4 - Sunday, September 8, 2013 - EVENTS CONTINUE TO BE ADDED. For now, view the 2013 schedule below to learn about what events you can expect to attend during your first week at UWRF.  You'll also learn ways you can stay connected and learn about student events and announcements throughout the year. 

Calendar

Stay current by regularly visiting UWRF Student Events and Announcements online calendar.

Newsletter

Be aware of campus happenings by reading the Falcon 411 sent to your UWRF e-mail account each week.

Facebook

LIKE departments and offices within the Division of Student Affairs to stay most up-to-date with campus information.

OrgSync

OrgSynclink is your gateway to involvement in student organizations on campus. Browse organizations, communicate with organization leaders, participate in campus-wide polls and discussions, and much more.

Wednesday, September 4 - First Day of Class

TIME

WHAT

LOCATION

6:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Open Recreation

Knowles Center

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

City Sampler

Learn about local businesses, win prizes from drawings and save money with coupons!

 

University Center Mall (Tent)

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Open Recreation

Knowles Center

4:00 p.m.

Women's Soccerlink vs. St. Mary's University

Ramer Field

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Kinni Outdoor Adventures Rental open

 

Knowles Center

5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Wyman Series Presents: Oktoberfest! UWRF Celebrates the Year of Germany

To kick off the Year of Germany program, UW-River Falls will be celebrating Oktoberfest on the UC Mall. The evening will include music by UWRF Faculty Brass, The Jim Busta Band, Edelweiss Dancers and will feature a strolling accordion. Educational displays will feature Oktoberfest history, German agriculture equipment, German geographical  displays, German parliament, German ancestry and Study Abroad opportunities. A brief program will begin at 5:50 p.m. Free and open to the public.  German food and beverage sales available.

UC Mall

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

REC FEST! 

Find out what Campus Recreation has to offer!  Sport Clubs, Intramurals, Outdoor Recreation, bike Rental, Group Fitness, Rock Climbing, and more!  Free food, activities, and door prizes!

Knowles Center


Thursday, September 5

TIME

WHAT

LOCATION

6:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Open Recreation

Knowles Center

10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Open Recreation

Knowles Center

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Just Local

Join us for an engaging event featuring local food samples, music, crafting, and prizes! Just Local is an event bringing people together to learn about the importance of being an engaged community member through volunteerism, supporting the local economy, and reducing your carbon footprint through eating local, buying local and utilizing alternative modes of transportation.

University Center Mall (Tent)

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Kinni Outdoor Adventures Rental open

Knowles Center

6:00 p.m.

Pre-Trip meeting for Kayaking Trips

Chippewa River Room, University Center

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Open Recreation

Knowles Center


Friday, September 6

TIME

WHAT

LOCATION

6:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Open Recreation

Knowles Center

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Open Recreation

 

Knowles Center

 

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Pet Therapy

In need of canine comfort? Come to Student Health and Counseling Services the first Friday of every month from 3:00-4:00pm to spend time with the therapy dogs. These sessions are free and open to the university community.

211 Hagestad Hall

7:00 p.m.

Falcon Footballlink vs. St. Johns University

Ramer Field

11:00 p.m.

Midnight Film at the Falls Theater

Come on down to main street at the Falls Theater for a free movie (with Student ID) with snacks! Show up early to make sure you get in!

Falls Theater


Saturday, September 7

TIME

WHAT

LOCATION

9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

First-Year Student Kayak Trip

During an afternoon paddle, new students will be guided down the Kinnickinnic River, experiencing a wilderness adventure in their new home away from home. Transportation, kayaks, dry bags, 2 river guides (current UWRF students) and life jackets will be provided. Life jackets must be worn at all times. In case of sever weather, participants will be contacted in advance and trip will be re-scheduled. Participants will provide their own lunch, water, change of clothes, sunscreen, sunglasses, camera, and footwear. No experience necessary, athletic background preferred. The cost is free so sign up online today! 

Sign up online by logging in with your Falcon Account on the Intramurals Schedule.  Complete your intramural profile and view the First-Year Kayak Trips available and other intramural sport offerings by selecting the University of Wisconsin-River Falls tab at the top of the page.

Sponsored by Recreation and Sports Facilities and the Department of New Student and Family Programs.

Knowles Center Lobby (9:30 a.m.) and Kinnickinnic River


12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Open Recreation

Knowles Center

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sand Volleyball Tournament

Come to play of for the free entertainment (music, food and lawn games)! Sign-up with your Residence Hall Wing or other friends today! Sign-up at 12:30 p.m. in person or online in advance.

Sponsored by Recreation and Sports Facilities and the Department of Residence Life.

East Side (Crabree, Parker, Grimm, McMIllan, Ames, SFS) Volleyball Courts

2:00 p.m.

Women's Soccerlink vs. Bethany Lutheran College

Ramer Field

8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Bingo!

Free and open to everyone!

Pete's Creek, UC


Sunday, September 8

TIME

WHAT

LOCATION

9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Kayak Trip (all students welcome)

During an afternoon paddle, students will be guided down the Kinnickinni River, experiencing a wilderness adventure in their new home away from home. Transportation, kayaks, dry bags, 2 river guides (current UWRF students) and life jackets will be provided. Life jackets must be worn at all times. In case of severe weather, participants will be contacted and trip will be re-scheduled. Participants will provide their own lunch, water, change of clothes, sunscreen, sunglasses, camera, and footwear. No experience necessary, athletic background preferred. The cost is free so sign up online today! 

Sign up online by logging in with your Falcon Account on the Intramurals Schedule. Complete your intramural profile and view the First-Year Kayak Trips available and other intramural sport offerings by selecting the University of Wisconsin-River Falls tab at the top of the page.

Sponsored by Recreation and Sports Facilities.

Knowles Center Lobby (9:30 a.m.) and Kinnickinnic River

3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Open Recreation

Knowles Center

 

Intramural sign-ups: Flag Football & Soccer

Online



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