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Welcomefest Event Submission Form

Fall 2014
Saturday, August 16th-Saturday, August 30th

Welcomefest is a two-week series of events at the beginning of each semester that includes entertainers, crafts, and other programming to welcome students back to a new school year.  Events are sponsored by student groups and campus departments. Student Involvement hopes to see you there!

Event Listing

August 16th
Back To School Bash
Sponsoring Area: Student Involvement
Event Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
Event Time: 6:00 PM
Location: South Koch Lawn

B2SB After Party
Sponsoring Area: SI/Housing and Residence Life
Event Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
Event Time: 9:00 PM
Location: Shocker Hall Courtyard

August 17th
Opening School Mass & Brunch
Date:  August 17
Time:  10 am- 12:30 pm
Where:  Newman Center on Campus
Sponsor:  Newman Center

A Night at the Towers
Date:  August 17
Time:  5 pm- 9 pm
Where:  Fairmount Towers
Sponsor:  Housing and Residence Life

Outdoor Movie: Maleficent
Sponsoring Area: Student Activities Council
Event Date: Sunday, August 17, 2014
Event Time: 9:00 PM
Location: Duerksen Amphitheater
Rain Location: CAC Theater

August 18th
Stubblefield Society
Date:  August 18- 29
Time:  8 am- 5 pm
Where:  KMUW Station - 3317 E 17th Street N
Sponsor:  Nathan B. Stubblefield Society

Welcome Tents
Date:  August 18
Time:  9 am- 1 pm
Where:  RSC North Patio
Sponsor:  Student Involvement

Shockers Forever Welcome Tables
Date: August 18-22
Time: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Where: RSC North Patio
Sponsor: Shockers Forever

Social Night
Date:  August 18 and 25
Time:  7 pm- 12 am
Where:  Newman Center
Sponsor:  Newman Center

August 19th
Welcome Tents
Date:  August 19
Time:  9 am- 1 pm
Where:  RSC North Patio
Sponsor:  Student Involvement

Student Health Hydration Station
Date:  August 19
Time:  11 am- 1 pm
Where:  North Lawn RSC
Sponsor:  Student Health Services

Ice Cream Social
Date: August 19
Time: 3:00-5:00 PM
Where: RSC 142
Sponsor: Navigators

Engineering Block Party
Date:  August 19
Time:  6 pm- 8 pm
Where:  Wallace Hall Patio
Sponsor:  College of Engineering

August 20th
Poster Sale
Date:  August 20
Time:  8 am-5 pm
Where:  RSC North Patio
Sponsor:  Student Activities Council

Collegiate Travel Association Info Table
Date: August 20
Time: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Where: RSC 1st Floor
Sponsor: Collegiate Travel Association
Kiss 'Um Bye
Date:  August 20
Time:  11 am-1 pm
Where:  RSC East Patio & Courtyard
Sponsor:  Student Activities Council

Get to Know Honors
Date:  August 20
Time:  11 am- 1 pm
Where:  RSC patio
Sponsor:  Honors College

Koch Global Trading Center Open House
Date:  August 20
Time:  12 pm- 1 pm
Where:  206 Clinton Hall
Co-sponsored:  Koch Global Trading Center and W. Frank Barton School of Business

Stock Market Challenge
Date:  August 20
Time:  12 pm- 5 pm
Where:  Clinton Hall Lobby - Koch Global Trading Center
Sponsor:  W. Frank Barton School of Business

OneStop Welcomefest
Date:  August 20
Time:  4 pm- 6 pm
Where:  Jabara Lobby & JB 122
Sponsor:  OneStop

Student Activities Council Informational Meeting
Date: August 20
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: RSC 301
Sponsored by Student Activities Council

August 21st
Poster Sale
Date:  August 21
Time:  8 am-5 pm
Where:  RSC North Patio
Sponsor:  Student Activities Council

Student Veterans Organization Welcome Back BBQ on the Lawn
Date:  August 21
Time:  11 am-2 pm
Where:  Lindquist Hall North Lawn
Sponsor:  Student Veterans Organization, co-sponsor Military and Veteran's Center

Angry Duck Races at the Race Angry Ice Cream Social
Date:  August 21
Time:  12 pm- 2 pm
Where:  Corbin Education Center Patio
Sponsor:  College of Education

OneStop Welcomefest
Date:  August 21
Time:  12 pm- 2 pm
Where:  Lobby of Jabara & JB 122
Sponsor:  OneStop

Apologetics To Go
Date:  August 21 and 28
Time:  1 pm- 2 pm
Where:  Newman Center
Sponsor:  Newman Center

Dollar Lunch
Date:  August 21 and 28
Time:  12:15 pm- 1:45 pm
Where:  Newman Center
Sponsor:  Newman Center

Grace Wilkie Annex Candy Walk
Date: August 21
Time: 2 pm- 4 pm
Where: Grace Wilkie Annex
Sponsor: Grace Wilkie Annex Offices

Welcome to Campus Recreation
Date:  August 28
Time:  7 pm- 10 pm
Where:  Heskett Center
Sponsor:  Campus Recreation

August 22nd
Poster Sale
Date:  August 22
Time:  8 am-12 pm
Where:  RSC North Patio
Sponsor:  Student Activities Council

Library Orientation
Date:  August 22
Time:  11 am- 12 pm
Where:  Ablah Library
Sponsor:  University Libraries

Aloha Beach Party
Date:  August 22
Time:  8 pm-11 pm
Where:  Hubbard Hall East Lawn
Sponsor:  Student Activities Council

August 25th
Labyrinth Walk – Daytime
Date:  August 25 and 26
Time:  9 am- 2 pm
Where:  RSC Ballroom
Sponsor:  Campus Ministry

Shockers Forever New Office Open House
Date:  August 25
Time:  9 am- 4 pm
Where:  RSC 204
Sponsor:  Shockers Forever

Volunteer Fair
Date:  August 25
Time:  11 am-1 pm
Where:  RSC East Patio
Sponsor:  Student Involvement

Student Activities Council Informational Meeting
Date: August 25
Time: 2:30 pm
Where: RSC 265
Sponsored by Student Activities Council

Labyrinth Walk - Evening
Date:  August 25 and 26
Time:  5:30 pm- 7:30 pm
Where:  RSC Ballroom
Sponsor:  Campus Ministry

Shocker SOC Club Welcome Fest Scavenger Hunt
Date:  August 25- August 26
Time:  8 pm
Where:  Wichita State University
Sponsor:  Shocker SOC Club

August 26th
Walk A Mile In Her Shoes
Date:  August 26
Time:  5:30 pm
Where:  RSC East Patio
Sponsor:  Student Activities Council/Interfraternity Council

August 27th
Involvement Fair
Date:  August 27
Time:  11 am-1 pm
Where:  RSC North Patio
Sponsor:  Student Involvement

MGC Yard Show
Date:  August 27
Time:  12 pm
Where:  RSC North Patio
Sponsor:  Multicultural Greek Council

Stock Market Challenge Winner(s) Announcement
Date:  August 27
Time:  12:15 pm- 12:20 pm
Where:  Clinton Hall Lobby - Koch Global Trading Center
Sponsor:  W. Frank Barton School of Business

Welcome Back Bash
Date:  August 27
Time:  7 pm- 12 am
Where:  Newman Center
Sponsor:  Newman Center

August 28th
Thirsty Thursday
Date:  August 28
Time:  10:30 am- 12:30 pm
Where:  Hubbard Hall South Patio
Sponsor:  Office of Student Success

Student Activities Council Informational Meeting
Date: August 28
Time: 11:00 am
Where: RSC 265
Sponsored by Student Activities Council

Open House
Date: August 28
Time: 1:30 pm-3:30pm
Where: Wu’s Lounge
Sponsor: Student Engagement, Student Involvement, and The Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Graduate Student Social
Date: August 28
Time: 4 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: RSC 203
Sponsor: Student Involvement

Meet the Greeks
Date:  August 28
Time:  5 pm-7 pm
Where:  South Koch Lawn
Sponsor:  Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, Panhellenic Council

Ice Cream Social
Date:  August 28
Time:  7 pm- 9 pm
Where:  RSC 265
Sponsor:  Spectrum: LGBTQ & Allies

August 29th
Blowout BINGO
Date:  August 29
Time:  8 pm
Where:  Beggs Ballroom, RSC 3rd Floor
Sponsor:  Student Activities Council

August 30th
Worlds of Fun
Date:  August 30
Time:  9 am
Where:  Register at www.wichita.edu/sac
Sponsor:  Student Activities Council