World's Largest Water Blaster Battle Welcome Week is when Anteaters kick off the school year with a variety of fun events and orientation activities. Students can get involved by participating in a World Record attempt, or by staying up late and seeing what the Anteater Recreation Center (ARC) has to offer, or by attending the Anteater Involvement Fair to learn about campus organizations and departments.

Check each of the days of Welcome Week to see some of the events that will take place during the week, and plan on attending as many as you can fit into your schedule! Zot zot! (Event details may be subject to change.)

Monday Events

Get involved!

Mon, 10:00 AM – Anteater Involvement Fair

Hosted By: Student Life & Leadership

Location: Aldrich Park

Start: Mon, Sep 29 10:00 AM

End: Mon, Sep 29 9:00 PM

Anteater Involvement Fair is your go-to event if you want to get involved around campus. There will be over 500 clubs, organizations, and departments in attendance. Don’t miss this great opportunity to find out what UCI has to offer you, and what you have to offer UCI!




Apply to Perform at Anteater Involvement Fair

Monday, September 29th

Mon, 9:15 AM – Mon, 10:15 AM – New Student Convocation

Sponsored By: Student Affairs

Bren Events Center

REQUIRED FOR NEW STUDENTS The official opening to the academic year at UCI. You will be introduced to the Interim Chancellor, Vice Chancellors and Deans for the various schools at UCI. Words of wisdom from our Interim Chancellor and ASUCI President will be shared. Join the pep band, cheerleaders and Peter the Anteater at this kick off event!!

Mon, 10:30 AM – Mon, 12:00 PM – Deans’ Welcomes

Sponsored By: Academic Affairs

Various Locations

New students are invited to meet with the Deans and staff of the various schools. Important academic updates will be presented and opportunities for involvement will be discussed. Students will be lead directly from Convocation at the Bren Events Center. Please attend ONLY your assigned school Welcome. Claire Trevor School of the Arts – TBD Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science – TBD Henry Samueli School of Engineering – TBD Nursing Science – TBD Paul Merage School of Business – TBD Pharmaceutical Sciences – TBD Public Health – TBD School of Biological Sciences – TBD School of Humanities FRESHMEN – TBD TRANSFERS – TBD School of Physical Sciences – TBD School of Social Ecology – TBD School of Social Sciences – TBD Undecided/Undeclared – TBD

Mon, 3:00 PM – Mon, 4:00 PM – Sorority Recruitment Info Session

Sponsored By: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

Crystal Cove Auditorium (Student Center)

Interested in joining a sorority? This info session is for you!! Members of the Panhellenic Association recruitment team will present information about sorority life, the recruitment process, and how to register. Sorority leaders will be present to answer all of your questions! For more information visit www.ucisororityrecruitment.com.

Mon, 8:00 PM – Tue, 3:00 AM – Late Night at the ARC

Sponsored By: UCI Campus Recreation

Anteater Recreation Center

Don’t miss Late Night at the ARC! Late Night features interactive dance demonstrations, martial arts demonstrations, Group Exercise class samplers, rock climbing, hands on sushi rolling demonstrations, and much more! We will also hold free sports tournaments including volleyball, dodgeball, basketball, soccer, and racquetball. Free shirts while supplies last! Athletic shoes and valid UCI ID required for entry. The pool will be open, so bring your suit if you’re in the mood for a dip. Admission is FREE with valid UCI ID Open to all UCI Students, Faculty and Staff

Tuesday Events

Join the Record Books!

Tue, 11:00 AM – World Record Attempt

Hosted By: ASUCI

Location: ARC Fields

Start: Tue, Sep 30 11:00 AM

End: Tue, Sep 30 3:00 PM

How many people can say they’ve broken a world record? This is your chance to help UCI break, yet again, ANOTHER world record! Details TBA




Apply to Perform at the World Record Attempt

Tue, 7:00 PM– Aldrich Park After Dark

Hosted By: ASUCI

Location: Aldrich Park

Start: Tue, Sep 30 7:00 PM

End: Tue, Sep 30 10:00 PM

Get together with your friends to enjoy Aldrich Park after Dark! UCI’s first concert of the year is a great to enjoy great music with your friends.



Apply to Perform at Aldrich Park After Dark

Tuesday, September 30th

Tue, 8:30 AM – Wed, 5:00 PM – TA Professional Development Program (TAPDP)

Sponsored By: Teaching, Learning & Technology Center/Division of Undergraduate Education

REGISTRATION-Social Sciences Lower Plaza & Physical Sciences Plaza

TAPDP REQUIRED ENROLLMENT on EEE BEGINS 7/1/14. TAPDP is a discipline-specific TA training program for new graduate students whose departments or Schools are requiring them to attend before TAing. If your department has notified you that you need to participate in this Program, your attendance is required for both days of the training: Tuesday, 9/30 & Wednesday, 10/1/14. Locations for the training depend on which department you are in. For more information, please contact your department or the Teaching, Learning & Technology Center (TLTC) which hosts the training program. You can contact the TLTC by emailing tltc3000@uci.edu or by calling (949) 824-6060. You can also check the TLTC website at http://tltc.uci.edu .

Tue, 10:00 AM – Tue, 10:50 AM – CLAS First-Year Student Orientation

Sponsored By: Center for Learning & Accessibility Services

Building 313 Center for Learning & Accessibility Services

Orientation for the first year student who is newly registered or intends to register to receive disability related academic accommodations. Students will learn procedures for accessing accommodation and services. Serving Italian Ice!

Tue, 11:30 AM – Tue, 12:30 PM – Assistive Technology for Academic Success

Sponsored By: Center for Learing & Accessibility Services

Center for Learning & Accessibility Services – Building 313

CLAS Staff will demonstrate software, apps and devices that are available to students with disabilities/injuries and highly effective in supporting academic success. Tuesday & Wednesday at 11:30 and Friday at 3:00 pm.

Tue, 4:00 PM – Tue, 6:00 PM – Sorority Recruitment Info Session

Sponsored By: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

Student Center C (Student Center)

Interested in joining a sorority? This info session is for you!! Members of the Panhellenic Association recruitment team will present information about sorority life, the recruitment process, and how to register. Sorority leaders will be present to answer all of your questions! For more information visit www.ucisororityrecruitment.com.

Tue, 5:00 PM – Tue, 7:00 PM – MGC Info Night

Sponsored By: Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)

Pacific Ballroom D (Student Center)

Learn about the culture, leadership opportunities, and brotherhood/sisterhood from over 20+ fraternities & sororities in the Multicultural Greek Council. There will be performances including stepping and strolling!! For more info visit: facebook.com/mgcatuci

Tue, 6:00 PM – Tue, 8:00 PM – Sorority Recruitment Info Session

Sponsored By: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

Pacific Ballroom C (Student Center)

Interested in joining a sorority? This info session is for you!! Members of the Panhellenic Association recruitment team will present information about sorority life, the recruitment process, and how to register. Sorority leaders will be present to answer all of your questions! For more information visit www.ucisororityrecruitment.com.

Wednesday Events

Give back!

Wed, TBD – UC I Give Back

Hosted By: ASUCI

Location: Aldrich Park and Offsite Locations

Start: TBD

End: TBD

UC I Give Back is UCI’s largest student run volunteer event. This event is an opportunity for you to help at after school programs in the community.

Wed, 7:00 PM – Screen on the Green

Hosted By: ASUCI

Location: Aldrich Park

Start: 7:00 PM

End: 10:00 PM

22jump

Enjoy a movie in the park: Aldrich Park. There will be a screening of “22 Jump Street.” Bring a blanket, sit under the stars and watch the movie with your friends. Bring any snacks you want, we will provide some too!

Wednesday, October 1st

Wed, 10:00 AM – Wed, 10:50 AM – CLAS Transfer, Veteran and Graduate Student Orientation

Sponsored By: Center for Learing & Accessibility Services

Center for Learning & Accessibility Services – Building 313

Transfer, Veteran or Graduate Orientation for students who are newly registered or intend to register with CLAS to receive disability/injury related accommodations. Procedures for accessing accommodation and services will be discussed. Make up session available on Friday at 2:00 pm. Italian Ice will be served.

Wed, 11:00 AM – Wed, 1:00 PM – Queer Open House & Student Welcome

Sponsored By: LGBT Resource Center

LGBT Resource Center

This is a fun opportunity to meet other queer identified students, faculty, staff and allies. Come check out LGBTQ clubs and orgs and learn how to get involved with the Queer Community at UCI. Come learn about all of the great services, programs and events that the LGBTRC provides. Refreshments and snacks provided. The LGBTRC is looking forward to meeting you!

Wed, 11:30 AM – Wed, 12:30 PM – Assistive Technology for Academic Success

Sponsored By: Center for Learing & Accessibility Services

Center for Learning & Accessibility Services – Building 313

CLAS Staff will demonstrate software, apps and devices that are available to students with disabilities/injuries and highly effective in supporting academic success. Tuesday & Wednesday at 11:30 and Friday at 3:00 pm.

Wed, 1:00 PM – Wed, 2:00 PM – Study Abroad General Information Session

Sponsored By: Study Abroad Center

HIB 100

Spend a summer, quarter, semester, or year abroad! Take classes for your major, minor, or GE in English or in another language all while having the time of your life living & learning in another country! Plus financial aid and scholarships apply. Learn more at the information session.

Wed, 1:30 PM – Wed, 2:30 PM – Getting the Most From Your First-Year Courses in ICS: 31-33

Sponsored By: School of Information and Computer Sciences

DBH 6011

Hear the instructors who teach these courses and students who have taken them give their perspectives on what to expect and how to thrive in your first-year programming courses. You are welcome to attend if you are enrolled in -or are considering enrolling in- any of these classes during the 2014-2015 year.

Wed, 2:00 PM – Wed, 3:00 PM – Global Leadership Certificate Program: Information Session

Sponsored By: Global Leadership Certificate Program

Student Services II, Room 1010

Discover the global leader in you! The Global Leadership Certificate Program is a uniquely designed two year certificate program that aims to combine global experience (such as study abroad and intercultural engagement) with leadership opportunities on and off campus (such as Passport to Leadership workshops and a global leadership seminar) in a way that molds you into the type of leader who is ready for today’s global job market. Come to the info session to learn more.

Wed, 3:00 PM – Wed, 5:00 PM – Sorority Recruitment Mixer

Sponsored By: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

Moss Cove AB (Student Center)

Meet sorority members from the Panhellenic Association. This a great time to learn more about the sorority experience at UC Irvine! Each chapter participating in formal recruitment will be represented. For more information visit www.ucisororityrecruitment.com.

Wed, 5:00 PM – Wed, 9:00 PM – Muslim Student Union New Student Orientation

Sponsored By: Muslim Student Union

Emerald Bay A

The New Student Orientation for the Muslim Student Union at UCI is held every year for incoming freshman and transfer students. Come join us while we share our mentorship advice, tell you more about our events, and if you would like to get involved! Be sure to stop by to see what the MSU at UCI is all about! We hope to see you there!

Wed, 6:00 PM – Wed, 8:30 PM – The Hogwarts Sorting Ceremony

Sponsored By: Dumbledore’s Anteaters

Humanities Instructional Building 100

Ever wondered what Hogwarts House you’d belong in? Look no further! Dumbledore’s Anteaters (The D.A.) hosts their annual Sorting Ceremony. Come and meet fellow Potter fans, get Sorted, and even help Sort fellow UCI students through an audience participation poll! Visit http://sites.uci.edu/dumbledoresanteaters/ to learn more about the D.A.

Wed, 6:30 PM – Wed, 7:45 PM – Sorority Recruitment Orientation

Sponsored By: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

Pacific Ballroom D (Student Center)

The orientation will cover all aspects of Panhellenic sorority recruitment including, choosing a sorority, overall expectations, the schedule, and what to wear. Sorority leaders will be present to answer all of your questions!! All students registered for sorority recruitment are required to attend an orientation. The orientation is open to all students interested in participating in Panhellenic sorority recruitment. It is the final opportunity to learn about sorority life and register for recruitment. For more information visit: www.ucisororityrecruitment.com.

Wed, 8:00 PM – Wed, 9:15 PM – Sorority Recruitment Orientation

Sponsored By: Panhellenic Association (Sorority Council)

Pacific Ballroom D (Student Center)

The orientation will cover all aspects of Panhellenic sorority recruitment including, choosing a sorority, overall expectations, the schedule, and what to wear. Sorority leaders will be present to answer all of your questions!! All students registered for sorority recruitment are required to attend an orientation. The orientation is open to all students interested in participating in Panhellenic sorority recruitment. It is the final opportunity to learn about sorority life and register for recruitment. For more information visit: www.ucisororityrecruitment.com.

Thursday Events

Check Out ASUCI!

Thu, 11:00 AM – ASUCI Open House

Hosted By: ASUCI. Sponsored by: Kaplan

Location: ASUCI Suite

Start: 11:00 AM

End: 2:00 PM

Come learn about your student government and what we have been working and will be working on for the year. Also, if you have any questions about how to get involved we will be able to answer them there!
Free food will be provided.

Thursday, October 2nd

Thursday, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Pizza with Peer Academic Advisers

Sponsored By: ASUCI

Moss Cove A

Explore different opportunities within each school at UCI while eating delicious pizza with your favorite peer academic advisers and counselors.

Friday Events

Hit the Beach!

Fri, 8:00 AM – Beach Day

Hosted By: ASUCI and Anteater Express

Location: Newport Beach – Meet at UTC Bus Stop

Start: 8:00 AM

End: 12:00 PM

Come get a ride to Newport Beach and see what the surrounding area has to offer you! This is great way to wind down the week and start settling in the for the new year.

Friday, October 3rd

Fri, 2:00 PM – Fri, 2:50 PM – CLAS Orientation- All students welcome

Sponsored By: Center for Learing & Accessibility Services

Center for Learning & Accessibility Services – Building 313

Make up Orientation for any student who will utilize disability/injury related accommodations and services from CLAS and was unable to attend the Tuesday or Wednesday sessions.

Fri, 3:00 PM – Fri, 4:00 PM – Assistive Technology for Academic Success

Sponsored By: Center for Learing & Accessibility Services

Center for Learning & Accessibility Services – Building 313

CLAS Staff will demonstrate software, apps and devices that are available to students with disabilities/injuries and highly effective in supporting academic success. Tuesday & Wednesday at 11:30 and Friday at 3:00 pm.

Saturday Events

Spectrum Day!

Sat, 9:00 AM – Spectrum Bus

Hosted By: ASUCI and Anteater Express

Location: Irvine Spectrum – Meet at UTC Bus Stop

Start: 9:00 AM

End: 12:00 PM

Come check out the Irvine Spectrum! Here you will be able to catch a movie, eat some good food, and do some shopping before the year begins!