Bear Welcome 2015

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Bear Welcome Schedule

Thursday, Aug. 20

  • 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. 21

  • 4:30pm to 5:30pm Convocation, Cranford Park
  • 5pm to 7pm Taste of UNC and Bear Fest, Turner Green
  • 8pm Rec Fest, Campus Recreation Center

Saturday, Aug. 22

  • 1pm Class of 2019 “Class Picture”, Turner Green
  • 7:00pm Northern @ Night, Doubenmeier Field (North West side of Bishop-Lehr Hall)

Sunday, Aug. 23

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

Monday, Aug. 24

Classes Begin

  • 7:00pm RHA & NRHH Meet n’ Greet, University Center Columbine A
  • 9pm UPC Presents Open Mic Monday, University Center Fireside Lounge

Tuesday, Aug. 25

  • 8pm UPC Presents Comedy Club, University Center Ballrooms

Wednesday, Aug. 26

  • 4:30pm Fraternity & Sorority Life BBQ, Turner Green/West Campus Residence Hall Green Space
  • 5pm to 6pm The Perfect S’more Workshop, Outdoor Pursuits Gear Shop at Harrison Hall
  • 5pm to 6:30pm Fall Community Welcome, around University district
  • 5:30pm Student Senate Meeting, University Center Council Room
  • 6:30pm to 7:30pm GLBTA Student Involvement Panel, University Center Columbine B

Saturday, Aug. 29

  • 9am to 4pm Outdoor Pursuits Full Moon Yoga, Rocky Mountain National Park

Wednesday, Sept. 2

  • 8:30pm Center for Peer Education BINGO, University Center Ballrooms

Friday, Sept. 4

  • 6pm to 8pm Ladies Climb Club Night, Campus Recreation Center

Saturday, Sept. 5

  • 9am to 4pm Outdoor Pursuits Day Hike, Rocky Mountain National Park

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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Athletics Events

Saturday, Aug. 22nd @ 2pm

  • UNC Volleyball Alumni Match

Friday Sept. 4th @ 4:30pm

  • Luau-Themed Party in front of Butler-Hancock, Free for students

Saturday Oct. 17th

  • Homecoming Football Game

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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. 20

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

Friday, Sept. 4

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

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