Campus and Community

Welcome Week 2012 Events

By: Mary Ann Cozza

UHD Welcome Week will kick off Monday, Aug. 27, and continue through Friday, Aug. 31. Students will be able to meet with professors, visit the Student Life Center and mingle with other Gators. Below is a schedule of upcoming events.

Monday, Aug. 27, and Tuesday, Aug. 28:

Gator Booth Info – Get directions, maps and snacks from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Located at the One Main Building Portico, Shea Street Building, Commerce Street Building and the Academic Building third floor.

Sports on the Deck Sponsored by Sports & Fitness – Play games, win prizes and visit with professional sports teams on the South Deck from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Student Life Center Open House Sponsored by Sports & Fitness – The SLC will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 29:

Get Connected Fair – Learn about all the resources and opportunities UHD has to offer students. Information, food and fun will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Special Events Center, A300.

Fitness Demos Sponsored by Sports & Fitness – Enjoy fitness demonstrations and prizes outside of the Auditorium on the third floor of the Academic Building from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Meet Your Rep Sponsored by Student Government Association – Meet your SGA representative from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Activities Lounge, S204.

Student Life Center Open House Sponsored by Sports & Fitness – The SLC will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 30:

Blood Drive with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center – Make a blood donation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in room S290.

Dry Erase Boards Sponsored by Student Activities – Come and make a fun dry erase board outside of the cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pizza with the Professors – Visit with your professors and enjoy some pizza from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Special Events Room, A300.

Showtime at UHD – Watch the movies The Social Network at 2 p.m. and The Blind Side at 4 p.m. with popcorn and soda in the Special Events Room, A300.

Fitness Demos Sponsored by Sports & Fitness – Enjoy fitness demonstrations and prizes outside of the Auditorium on the third floor of the Academic Building from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Student Life Center Open House Sponsored by Sports & Fitness – The SLC will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 31:

Volunteer at the Houston Food Bank – Keegan Kitchen Sponsored by the Community Involvement Center– Reserve your spot to volunteer at the Houston Food Bank from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., located at 2445 North Freeway Houston, TX. Email volunteer@uhd.edu to RSVP.