Welcome Week

The first week of the fall quarter (Week 0) is Welcome Week at UC San Diego. Warren College and campus-wide departments host exciting and informative events and open houses to welcome new and returning students.  It continues through the weekend, with a series of events, including:

Thursday, September 15

Warren Outreach Ice Cream Social

7:00-7:45 pm, Warren Residential Life Lawn (map)

Join the International and Out-of-State Outreach staff for an ice cream social. Meet fellow Warren students and learn the secrets for a successful first week at UCSD.
Student ID required.  This event is open to incoming Warren students only.

Evening on the Green

7:45-9:00 pm, Warren Residential Life Lawn (map)

Beat the summer heat with local, flavorful ice cream pops. Join in the fun as we play Spike Ball, Volleyball, Kan jam, Frisbee and more.
Student ID required.  This event is open to incoming Warren students only.

Friday, September 16

Outdoor Movie: Zootopia

7:00-9:00 pm, Canyon Vista (CV) Amphitheater (map)

Join us for a special showing of the instant classic, Zootopia and enjoy free popcorn.
Student ID required.  This event is open to incoming Warren students only.

Sunday, September 18

Warren Residential Hall & Apartment Welcome Socials

8:00-9:00 pm, First Floor of your Building (unless your RA’s poster says otherwise)
Join the Residential Life staff and Resident Assistants, meet your neighbors, and have fun at your building’s annual kick-off social.

Triton Fest 

Triton Fest brings free late-night events to UCSD students and offers an opportunity for all students to socialize and get involved in campus life early in the academic year.  

Monday, September 19

Triton Power Hour

11:00 am-12:00 pm, RIMAC Arena (map)
The annual Triton Power Hour gives students a chance to win fantastic prizes and learn about Triton athletics.  Doors open at 10:30 am.

Student ID required.

Student Services Fair

12:00-1:30 pm, Ridge Walk (map)
Free food and fun as you meet with representatives from campus services and departments - don't forget to stock up on pens and highlighters for the year!

All-Campus Convocation

5:00-7:00 pm, RIMAC Field (map)
As the inaugural academic event of the year, Convocation marks your formal entrance into the UC San Diego academic community. At the conclusion of the convocation program, students are invited to eat dinner and meet with faculty at the rear of RIMAC field.

Warren UnOlympics Practice

7:30-8:30 pm,  Student Activities Center (SAC) (map)
Join us for your first opportunity to learn the UnOlympics dance.  Help bring the Golden Shoe trophy and title of UCSD’s most spirited college back to Warren!  Open to all Warren students.

Tuesday, September 20

New Student Welcome & Breakfast

9:00-11:00 am, Warren Field (map)
Join in the biggest welcome event at Warren College.  Meet your new Provost, Emily Roxworthy, the academic and student affairs deans, and other Warren College staff as well as the entire incoming class of first-year and transfer students.  We will enjoy breakfast and then have a litte Warren College fun - you won't want to miss it!
This event is open only to first-year Warren College Students.  Student ID required.

RSVP for this event on Eventbrite.  T-shirts and breakfast will be available for the first 150 students. Limit one t-shirt per ticket, sizes are first-come, first-served.

Warren UnOlympics Practice

11:30 am-12:30 pm,  Due to rain, this event has been moved to the Student Activities Center (SAC) (map)
After breakfast, stay and practice the UnOlympics dance.  Help bring the Golden Shoe trophy and title of UCSD’s most spirited college back to Warren!  Open to all Warren students.

Involvement Fair

2:00-4:00 pm, Warren Mall (map)

Warren Residential Life Floor Meetings

6:30-8:00 pm, Building Lounges and Patios (check the poster on your floor for location)
Mandatory for residents living on campus. Meet your RA and learn about great opportunities in store for you this year.

Target Trip

9:00 pm-12:00 am, buses meet at Rupertus Lane (map)
Whether you forgot something at home or just want to take the first of many trips to the $1 bins, join us for a shopping trip with us to Target and stock up on any items that you need!.
This event is open only to first-year Warren and Sixth College Students.  Student ID required.

Wednesday, September 21

UnOlympics Spirit Rally

11:00 am-1:00 pm, Due to rain, this event has been moved to the Yosemite Room in Canyon Vista (map)
Get your game face on and help us prepare to take Warren College to UnOlympics VICTORY!  This event is hosted by the Commission on Warren Spirit (COWS) and Warren College Residential Life.

UnOlympics

1:30 pm-3:30 pm, Due to rain, this event has been moved to the Muir Field (map)
Game on Warren! The annual UnOlympics competition is one of the longest running traditions at UC San Diego. UnOlympics is a fun competition where all six UC San Diego colleges compete for the coveted Golden Shoe trophy. At UnOlympics, teams earn points for field games - which consist of a crazy bat spin competition, an obstacle course, and a balloon relay - and a Welcome Week themed dance routine.

Pokemon Safari: Classroom Tours

5:30-7:30, Warren Mall (map)
Prepare for the academic year by touring our classrooms and lecture halls while playing Pokemon Go. Lure modules will be dropped around campus, so be sure to catch ‘em all.

Thursday, September 22

SAC Carnival

6:00-8:00 pm, Student Activities Center (SAC) (map)
Join the Warren Residential Life Staff for free carnival-style food and carnival activities.  Step right up and test your luck, you could win great prizes!

All-College Transfer Welcome

3:00 pm-5:00 pm, Great Hall (map)
All incoming UCSD transfer students are invited to the Transfer Welcome – a social designed to help you meet other incoming transfers. Enjoy snacks; enter to win prizes; and learn about special events, opportunities, and groups that are designed for you. 
This event is open to all Colleges, but is limited to incoming transfer students only.  Student ID required. 

Dark Nights, Bright Lights Dance:  Electric Jungle

8:30-11:30 pm, The Loft (map)
Join WCSC Events Board for a night of dancing and music.
This event is open only to first-year Warren College Students.  Student ID required.

Friday, September 23

University Centers First Friday

11:00 AM-2:00 PM, Price Center (map)
Join the Price Center staff and students for a day of activities and surprises as we celebrate the First Friday of the year.  Get ready to join THE TRITON LEAGUE - Pokémon-style - and embark on a journey exploring the Price Center, YOUR Student Union! Several events including a Pokémon cosplay contest, food court specials, and raffle prizes will be happening throughout the day.  Check-in and receive your Triton League Pokédex, ccollect trading cards, and earn badges.  Your UCSD Student ID will be required.

Triton Fest 

Triton Fest brings free late-night events to UCSD students and offers an opportunity for all students to socialize and get involved in campus life early in the academic year.  

Saturday, September 24

Meet The Beach

11:00 am-4:00 pm, Scripps Beach, South of Pier (map)
UC San Diego Recreation hosts the 9th Annual Meet the Beach, a giant beach party for freshmen and first year transfer students. Count on a fun day in the sun, sand, and surf.  Free beach towels and lunch to the first 3,000 students!

You¹ll need a wristband to receive a towel and lunch and partake in most activities.  Freshman and first-year transfer students can pick up their wristbands Tuesday-Thursday 9/20-9/22 from 10:00 am-1:00 pm at the following locations: RIMAC, Outback Surf shop, Canyonview and Main Gym, while supplies last. First shuttles to the beach leave at 11:00 am. Last shuttles to the beach leave at 1:00 pm. Last shuttles back to campus leave at 4:30 pm.

Triton Fest 

Triton Fest brings free late-night events to UCSD students and offers an opportunity for all students to socialize and get involved in campus life early in the academic year.  

Sunday, September 25

Welcome to the Neighborhood

3:00-5:00 pm, Student Activities Center (SAC) (map)
Join the Warren CleRHCs - your Residential Hall Council - and spruce up your new digs with crafty items to add some flavor to your living space.

RA Airband

6:00-8:00 pm, Canyon Vista Amphitheater (map)
Meet the Warren RAs and show how much spirit your floor has by cheering for your RA as they jam out in exciting and entertaining performances.
For more information, speak with your RA.

During Welcome Week Warren College will be selling tickets to:

Warren Transfer and Commuter Commission (WTCC) Trip to San Diego Safari Park

October 1, 2016
10:00 am-4:00 pm, buses meet at Rupertus Lane

Take a trip to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, a branch of the San Diego Zoo. The realistic habitats will make you feel like you’re actually in the African safari!
Tickets are $7 each.

This event is hosted by the Warren Transfer and Commuter Commission (WTCC). Visit the WTCC Facebook page for more info.

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