Welcome Week helps to make your transition to Lewis as smooth as possible.

When you attend Welcome Week, you will find a wide variety of sessions, events, and social gatherings to help you get to know campus better, find answers to your questions, and make new friends.

We want you to have fun and learn about your new home.

Make the most of Welcome Week!

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 24 at 12:30pm

  • Wednesday, August 23 [Show Info]

    9am-3pm New Student Resident Hall Move-In
    2pm-4pm Dollar DVD Sale
    3pm-4pm Commuter Mixer
    Student Union
    4pm-5pm New Student Convocation
    Field House
    5am-7pm University Welcome Backyard BBQ Picnic
    University Green
    7:30pm-8:30pm Residence Hall Meeting
    9pm-11pm Bonfire

  • Thursday, August 24 [Show Info]

    8am-9:30am Breakfast (Open to all New Students)
    Charlie’s Place
    9:30am-10:45am ICE Class
    11am-11:35am Class Photo
    Lot GG
    12pm-1:30pm Lunch for ALL students
    University Green/Pavilion
    1pm-3pm Open Auditions for Choir
    Ives Hall
    2pm-4pm Commuter Olympics
    Soccer Field
    2pm-4pm Residence Hall Olympics
    University Green
    5pm-8pm Block Party
    University Green
    9pm-11pm Nerdology
    Flight Deckl, Saint Charles Borromeo

  • Friday, August 25 [Show Info]

    9am-4pm "Flyer Excursion" Experience
    (Open to All New Students. Excursion Sign-ups Located in Student Union)
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    10am-4pm Returning Student Residence Hall Move-In
    10am-3pm Open Auditions for Choir
    Ives Hall
    4pm-5pm Flight Student Meet and Greet
    Harold E. White Center
    5:30pm-7:05pm Buses Depart for Slammers Game
    (Rotating departure from Campus)
    Parking Lot GG
    7:05pm-10pm Lewis Night at The Slammers
    Silver Cross Field, Joliet
    10:30pm-12am "Angels in the Outfield" Movie Showing
    Silver Cross Field, Joliet

  • Saturday, August 26 [Show Info]

    11am-1pm Flyer Fair (Organization and Resource Fair)
    Taste of Lewis Food Fair

    University Green
    11:30am-2:30pm Service Opportunity at Forest Park Community Center
    Lot G
    Open to all students. Sign-up located in Student Union
    1pm-3pm Open Auditions for Choir
    Ives Hall
    2pm-3pm Fitness Sampler
    Group Exercise Studio, Student Recreation and Fitness Center
    2pm-4pm Dollar DVD Sale
    2pm-5pm Community Service Opportunities
    Sancta Alberta Chapel
    Open to all students, Sign-ups located in Student Union
    3pm-4:30pm Alumni Event for Nursing Students
    South Hall 245
    3pm-4:30pm Alumni Event for Aviation Students
    Harold E. White Center
    6pm-8pm Charlie's Campus Carnival
    University Green
    8pm-10pm Stephen Neil & Band
    University Green

  • Sunday, August 27 [Show Info]

    10am-11am Yoga on the Green
    University Green
    11am-1pm Women's Soccer vs Grand Valley State
    Soccer Field
    1pm-4pm Shuttles to Target, Walmart and Mall
    Parking Lot G
    2pm-5pm Escape Room
    Student Union
    5:30pm-6:30pm Mass on the Grass
    University Green
    6:30pm-7:30pm Sundaes on Sunday
    University Green
    7pm-9pm Dollar DVD Sale