Bear Welcome 2014

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Calendar of Events:


Thursday, Aug. 21

  • 8pm to 9pm UNC Students’ Ice Cream Social, sponsored by UPC, University Center Ballrooms
  • Directly after Ice Cream: Movie on the Hill, University Center South Lawn


Friday, Aug. 22

  • 4:30pm to 5:30pm Convocation, Cranford Park
  • 5pm to 7pm Taste of UNC and Bear Fest, featuring Bear Pride Traditions (Sponsored by North Colorado Medical Center), Turner Green
  • 8pm Rec Fest, Campus Recreation Center


Saturday, Aug. 23

  • 1pm Class of 2018 “Class Picture”, Turner Green
  • 7:00pm Northern @ Night, Bishop-Lehr Field


Sunday, Aug. 24

  • 12pm to 3pm Student Involvement Fair, Bishop-Lehr Field
  • 3pm to 5:30pm Game Night at Michener, 1st Floor Michener Library - Pizza, prizes, and games!


Monday, Aug. 25 - Classes Begin

  • 5pm to 8pm Community Welcome, University Center Student Activities Lobby - Register Here
  • 7:00pm RHA & NRHH Meet n’ Greet, University Center Columbine A
  • 9pm UPC Presents Open Mic Monday, University Center Fireside Lounge


Tuesday, Aug. 26

  • 6pm to 7pm The Perfect S’more Workshop, Outdoor Pursuits Gear Shop at Harrison Hall
  • 8pm UPC Presents Comedy Club, University Center Ballrooms


Wednesday, Aug. 27

  • 4:30pm Fraternity & Sorority Life BBQ, Turner Green
  • 5pm Student Senate Meeting, University Center Council Room
  • 6:30pm to 7:30pm GLBTA Student Involvement Panel, University Center Columbine B
  • 8:30pm Center for Peer Education BINGO, University Center Ballrooms


Thursday, Aug. 28

  • 4pm to 6pm Women’s Resource Center Open House, Scott-Willcoxon Hall
  • 7:30pm A/PASS Obon Dance, Kohl House


Saturday, Aug. 30

  • 9am to 4pm Outdoor pursuits day hike to Rocky Mountain National Park
  • 8pm to 11pm 80’s Dance Party, University Center Panorama Room




Wednesday, Sept. 3

  • 3pm to 5pm ALANA Street Bash, Corner of 20th Street and 10th Avenue

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Athletic's Events:

  • UNC Volleyball Alumni Match: Sat., Aug. 23rd @ 7pm
  • UNC Volleyball vs. Colorado State: Wed., Sept. 3rd @ 7pm
  • Kickoff Celebration/First Home Football Game: Sat., Sept. 13th
  • Homecoming Football Game: Fri., Oct. 4th

New to Football games this year? FREE Student Tailgating at all games!


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Dining Services:

There are special cash prices during Opening Weekend, Homecoming Weekend, and Family & Friends Weekend for all guests who want to eat in the dining rooms.

Thursday, Aug. 21

  • Dining Dollars will be active.
  • Meal plans will be active starting at dinner at Holmes, Tobey-Kendel, and Bears Bistro.

Monday, Sept. 8

  • Deadline for students to change their meal plan.
  • Visit for hours at all dining locations and weekly menus in the dining rooms.
  • Visit the mobile menus at for daily menus in the dining rooms.

Please see your Resident Assistant for a schedule of additional activities that will be provided to assist with your transition to UNC.

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