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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.  Unless otherwise indicated, events are open to all students.  At Warren College, Welcome Week begins after new student Orientation and continues through the weekend leading up to Week 1.

RSVP to register for all of our events via the Zoom included in the description. 
By RSVP'ing you will be entered into a raffle for the chance to receive a special limited edition Welcome Week space-themed sticker.

Tuesday, September 22

Playfair

via Zoom. *RSVP to Receive your link!*
12:00-1:00 pm (PDT)

Playfair is the perfect way to make new campus friendships and reconnect with other students! We may not be able to gather physically together as Tritons… but we can during this party, GLOBALLY! 

This event is open to all undergraduate students. Spots are limited and on a first-come, first-served sign up.

Tuesday, September 29

A Beary Warm Welcome

Via Zoom
12:00-1:00 pm (PDT)

Join the Warren College staff for a quick lunchtime hangout to learn more about our staff and ask questions about what to expect for Fall quarter! 

This event is open to all undergraduate students.


UC San Diego Into The Universe with NASA Special Guest Jessica Meir

Via Zoom *RSVP Required to Attend*
2:00-3:00 pm (PDT)

Join us for a live Q&A with Scripps Institute of Oceanography Alumna and current NASA Astronaut, Jessica Meir Ph.D.

Jessica Meir was selected by NASA in 2013. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Brown University, a Master of Science in Space Studies from the International Space University, and a Doctorate in Marine Biology from Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UCSD). From 2000 to 2003, Dr. Meir worked for Lockheed Martin’s Human Research Facility, supporting human physiology research. During this time, she also participated in research flights on NASA’s reduced gravity aircraft and served as an aquanaut in an underwater habitat for NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO). Dr. Meir most recently served as a flight engineer on the International Space Station for Expedition 61 and 62.

Learn more about her work with NASA at https://www.nasa.gov/astronauts/biographies/meir-u-jessica 

Jessica Meir Ph.D.

This event is open to all undergraduate students.


UC San Diego Convocation

4:00 pm (PDT)

The 2020 New Student Welcome Convocation is the kick-off event of Welcome Week for all new students. As the inaugural academic event of the year, it marks your formal entrance into the UC San Diego academic community. This year we are producing a virtual Convocation experience to welcome all freshmen and transfer students.

This event is open to all undergraduate students.


COWS Celestial Games

Via Zoom *Register to Attend*
6:00-7:00 pm (PDT)

Join the Commission on Warren Spirit for a night of fun competitive games via Jackbox Games and meet other students! This is a great opportunity to learn more about student involvement as well!

This event is open to all undergraduate students.

Wednesday, September 30

Astronomical Academics

Via Zoom *RSVP Required*
12:00-1:00 pm (PDT)

We cant take you to the moon but we can show you how to make cool moon geode rocks at home! Hangout with our Warren Peer Advisors to learn how to make relaxing geode bath bombs and get your academic questions answered!

Check out these instructions and gather your supplies ahead of time!

This event is open to all undergraduate students.


DIY Cosmic Crafts

Via Instagram Live
2:00-3:00 pm (PDT)

It's more fun to craft together! If you missed the first crafting session with the Advisors, join our intern Kathleen for an easy decorative space-themed DIY demonstration! 

Check out these instructions and gather your supplies ahead of time!

This event is open to all undergraduate students.


Extraterrestrial Extracurriculars

Via Zoom, *RSVP to Attend*
4:00-5:00 pm (PDT)

Get involved! Come to our virtual student involvement fair and learn more about Warren student organizations!
Once you join, we will be giving out zoom links for our orgs "virtual" tabling event that will take place throughout the duration of this event.

Each org at Warren College will host a zoom room where you can ask them your questions between 4:00pm-5pm. We are happy to share more about each of our orgs and what they have to offer!

For a sneak-peek into each student org and what they do, visit Virtual Involvement Fair

This event is open to all undergraduate students.


Chill With OL's

Via Zoom, *RSVP To Attend*
7:00-9:00 pm (PDT)

Join the Orientation Leaders for a virtual gaming hangout and social!

This event is open to all undergraduate students.

Thursday, October 1

Advocacy in Action

Via Zoom, *RSVP to Attend*
11:30 am-12:30 pm (PDT)

Interested in student advocacy? 

What are you passionate about? At Earl Warren College we’re passionate about helping our students find the right resources to express themselves and have their voices be heard. Join our Zoom panel to hear from student speakers and advocates alike on opportunities to get organized around campus, make meaningful connections, and become the leaders we know you can be! 

This event is open to all undergraduate students.


UC San Diego Into the Universe with NASA Special Guest Lauren Ward

Via Zoom *RSVP to Attend*
5:00-6:00 pm (PDT)

Join us for a Q&A talk with Scripps Institute of Oceanography Alumna and Current NASA video producer, Lauren Ward.

Lauren Ward is a science communicator and alumna of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. She’s currently working as a video producer for NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, covering topics related to the earth and oceans. Prior to this job opportunity, Ward obtained a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation
at Scripps in 2015.

Lauren Ward

This event is open to all undergraduate students.


All College Transfer Welcome

Via Zoom,*RSVP to Attend*
5:00-6:00 pm (PDT)

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; learn about special events, opportunities, and groups that are designed for you. 

This event is open to all undergraduate students.

Friday, October 2

Spaced It Out of This World!

Via Zoom 
12:00-1:00 pm (PDT)

Help judge the Warren RA's in a baking decorating competition inspired by the hit Netflix show "Nailed it!"

This event is open to all undergraduate students.


Out-of-State Student Mixer

6:00-8:00 pm (PDT)
Zoom meeting ID: 995 0624 3564
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/217786033005895

Learn more about what UCSD Undergraduate Colleges have to offer. Join in on the zoom associated with your college and meet an Outreach Program intern and other out-of-state students! Hosted by the Undergraduate Colleges' International and Out-of-State Outreach Program.

Hosted by the Undergraduate Colleges International and Out-of-State Outreach Program. This event is open to all undergraduate students.


International Student Mixer

8:00-9:00 pm (PDT)
Zoom meeting ID: 931 2431 2726
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2697318203815432

Learn more about what UCSD Undergraduate Colleges have to offer. Join in on the zoom associated with your college and meet an Outreach Program intern and other international students! Hosted by the Undergraduate Colleges' International and Out-of-State Outreach Program.

Hosted by the Undergraduate Colleges International and Out-of-State Outreach Program. This event is open to all undergraduate students.

Saturday, October 3

E-Board Masked Scavenger Hunt

Deadline to Submit :  7:00PM (PDT)

Join us on a COVID-friendly scavenger hunt and explore our beautiful campus. All you have to do is take a selfie (with masks on), at the locations listed! If you are not currently an on-campus resident you can join in by completing the "Hunt at Home" list which will give equivalent tasks! We will be randomly selecting 2 on-campus residents and 2 off-campus participants to win $25 and $15 UC San Diego Bookstore Gift Cards. 


On Campus Resident Rules : You MUST do this hunt individually and with your masks on while outdoors. Completing this scavenger hunt in groups may subject you liable to violating UC San Diego’s physical-distancing and face-covering policies. If you do not live on campus you should complete the Off-Campus Tasks. If you are a resident you may only complete ONE of the tasks list. You are not eligible to win both. Photos must be taken selfie-style.

Off-Campus Resident Rules : Any photos taken outside of your home should include you wearing a mask. Photos must be taken selfie-style. 

  

Locations (Please only take a photo OUTSIDE the buildings as to not disturb operations)

Resident Only Tasks Off-Campus Tasks
Tim Hawkinson’s Rock Bear Stuffed Animal or Pets
Sun God Favorite Mask
Geisel Study Area/Desk
Fallen Star Favorite Meal
RIMAC Arena Hobby or Sport
Gilman Transit Center Watching your favorite show or movie
Library Walk/Rupertus Center Zoom Selfie
Student Services Center UC San Diego/Warren Gear 
(High School also acceptable)
The Bookstore Favorite Book
Student Health & Wellness Center Washing your hands

Student Organization Takeover Week

October 5th - October 9th

Learn more about Warren College Student Organizations and Groups as they take over Warren College social media!  Check back for more information.

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Virtual Student Union

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