Events

August 16 - 22, 2017

Wednesday, August 16

Faculty Workshop: Green Threads – Sustainability across the curriculum

Faculty Workshop: Green Threads –...

Training & Development / Provost

Are you interested in sustainability issues related to environmental, social, and economic stewardship? Are you thinking of adapting a course to incorporate...

University Club & Alumni Center  
National Bike Challenge!

National Bike Challenge! 12am

Social, Health & Wellness / Get Healthy Now

Saddle up and ride for team UofL in the 2017 National Bike Challenge May 1st to September 30th, 2017. Show your support for a healthy lifestyle and...

Anywhere you ride a bike!  
Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nursing

The University of Louisville School of Nursing is again seeking nominations for the 4th Annual Florence Nightingale Awards in Nursing. We invite you to...

 
Welcome Week

Welcome Week

Signature University Events / Provost, First Year Initiatives

Mark your calendars now and get ready to make some of the best friends and memories of your UofL experience! Welcome Week is an exciting five days of...

 
Move-in Day

Move-in Day 8am

Social / Provost, First Year Initiatives

Welcome home! You'll love the curbside service and flock of volunteers who'll help you get settled in no time! Complimentary drinks and pizza for EVERYONE...

 
Cardinal Card Pick-up

Cardinal Card Pick-up 8:30am

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Need to pick up your Cardinal Card or get one made? You'll use your ID to swipe into Welcome Week events, so take care of that today at the Cardinal Card...

Houchens Building  
Developing Excellence with StrengthsFinder¨: Starting With Your Talents

Developing Excellence with StrengthsFinder¨:... 8:30am

Provost, Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning, Professional Development

The best-led organizations know that the most direct path to individual, team and organizational improvement begins with a primary investment in their...

Shelby Campus  
UPS Family Welcome Stations

UPS Family Welcome Stations 9am

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Get your questions answered by Parents Association representatives, enjoy water and snacks, and grab your FREE Parent Guide, Cardinal Parent Proud decal,...

Bettie Johnson Hall  
'All In!’ Louisville and the Great War

'All In!’ Louisville and the Great War 10am

Arts, Exhibit / University Libraries, Archives & Special Collections, Ekstrom Library

When the United States entered World War I, the people of Louisville were eager to play their part. Whether serving overseas, working at Camp Taylor, or...

Ekstrom Library, LL02 and LL17  
Cardinal Kickoff

Cardinal Kickoff 3:30pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Students and families are invited to celebrate the start of your Cardinal experience. Join us for a meal as UofL's Interim President Dr. Greg Postel helps...

Library Lawn West (Rain: The Ville Grill)  
T-shirt Swap

T-shirt Swap 3:30pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Now that you're a Louisville Cardinal you should be sporting your Cardinal RED! Bring an old shirt from high school, gear from another college or another...

Cardinal Kickoff  
Commuter & Transfer Student Welcome

Commuter & Transfer Student Welcome 5:30pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

We welcome you to campus during this interactive session about making the most of your UofL experience. You will meet other new commuter and transfer...

Student Activities Center (SAC)  
CARDS Take Flight

CARDS Take Flight 6:30pm

Social / Provost, First Year Initiatives

At 6:30 meet at your designated roundup location: Commuter & Transfer students (Floyd Theater in the SAC); Residential students (report to your residence...

 
SAB Luxe Lounge Glow Out

SAB Luxe Lounge Glow Out 9:30pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives, Student Affairs, Student Involvement

The excitement continues when the SRC and Student Activities Board light up your night with some glow in the dark fun! Come lounge with us at the SRC with...

Student Recreation Center  

Thursday, August 17

National Bike Challenge!

National Bike Challenge! 12am

Social, Health & Wellness / Get Healthy Now

Saddle up and ride for team UofL in the 2017 National Bike Challenge May 1st to September 30th, 2017. Show your support for a healthy lifestyle and...

Anywhere you ride a bike!  
Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nursing

The University of Louisville School of Nursing is again seeking nominations for the 4th Annual Florence Nightingale Awards in Nursing. We invite you to...

 
Welcome Week

Welcome Week

Signature University Events / Provost, First Year Initiatives

Mark your calendars now and get ready to make some of the best friends and memories of your UofL experience! Welcome Week is an exciting five days of...

 
Good Morning Commuter

Good Morning Commuter 7:30am

Social

Commuter students will all meet up before going to SOUL! FREE donuts and coffee!

George J. Howe Red Barn  
'All In!’ Louisville and the Great War

'All In!’ Louisville and the Great War 10am

Arts, Exhibit / University Libraries, Archives & Special Collections, Ekstrom Library

When the United States entered World War I, the people of Louisville were eager to play their part. Whether serving overseas, working at Camp Taylor, or...

Ekstrom Library, LL02 and LL17  
PLAN Workshop - What GTAs Need to Know About Blackboard

PLAN Workshop - What GTAs Need to Know About... 10am

Training & Development, Academic / School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, PLAN

Description. In “What GTAs Need to Know About Blackboard” students will learn the essential functions of Blackboard. The 90 minute course will cover basic...

Ekstrom Library, Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning Lab, 2nd Floor  
Equine Industry Day

Equine Industry Day 10:30am

Admissions, Orientation / Provost, Admissions, Orientation, Admitted students

Want to learn about UofL's Equine Business degree? Then join us for this special Campus Visit! We will explore the unique opportunities UofL's Equine...

Harry Frazier Hall - College of Business, 336  
Gray Street Farmers' Market

Gray Street Farmers' Market 10:30am

Social, Health & Wellness / Public Health & Information Sciences, Gray Street Farmers Market (GSFM)

Thursdays, 10:30am – 1:30pm (May 18 through October 25) At UofL's Health Sciences Center by the School of Public Health & Information Sciences 400 block of...

School of Public Health and Information Sciences  
SGA Cares!

SGA Cares! 12pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Through its different branches, Student Government Association fights for you in all aspects of campus life, but SGA can't do it without knowing what you...

George J. Howe Red Barn  
Study Abroad: Beyond Four Walls

Study Abroad: Beyond Four Walls 1:45pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

The classroom is much broader than four walls! Join recent study abroad alumni as they share their experiences abroad. Learn the what, how and when to the...

Student Activities Center (SAC), 310B  
Game Break

Game Break 2pm

Education & Human Development, Health and Sport Sciences, Provost, First Year Initiatives

Join the Health & Sport Sciences Department (HSS) for fun and games and the chance to win prizes!

West Plaza (Rain: SAC East Courts)  
PLAN Workshop - What GTAs Need to Know About Blackboard

PLAN Workshop - What GTAs Need to Know About... 2pm

Training & Development, Academic / School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, PLAN

Description In “What GTAs Need to Know About Blackboard” students will learn the essential functions of Blackboard. The 90 minute course will cover basic...

Ekstrom Library, Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning Lab, 2nd Floor  
Welcome Party: You Don't Have to Come Out to Come In!

Welcome Party: You Don't Have to Come Out to... 2:30pm

Provost, Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Services Center (LGBT), First Year Initiatives

The LGBT Center, LGBT student groups and the Student Activities Board welcome ALL students with icebreakers, snacks and a tour of the Intersection, the...

George J. Howe Red Barn  
REACH Ambassador Mentor Match

REACH Ambassador Mentor Match 4pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Ready to make the most of your first year at UofL? Join in the fun and games to meet and discover the identity of your new REACH Ambassador, meet fellow...

Strickler & Davidson Hall Courtyard (Rain: Strickler Hall Lobby)  
Fraternity & Sorority Life Cookout

Fraternity & Sorority Life Cookout 5pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives, Student Affairs, Student Involvement

Learn more about UofL fraternity and sorority life at this cookout hosted by IFC, NPHC and Panhellenic.

Humanities Quad (Rain: Red Barn)  
New Cards Roundup

New Cards Roundup 5:45pm

Social / Provost, First Year Initiatives

If you'd like company for Kick Back in the Stacks, residential students can meet in your residence hall lobby and commuter students can meet in the Floyd...

 
Fundamentals of Project Management

Fundamentals of Project Management 6pm

Training & Development / Provost, Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning, Professional Development

This seminar focuses on project management concepts and provides the basic skills required to effectively manage a project and project team. It is a...

 
Kick Back in the Stacks

Kick Back in the Stacks 6pm

Social / Provost, First Year Initiatives

The Library comes to life with a dramatic mix of dancers, magicians and other novelty performers; BINGO; interactive service project; a photo station;...

Ekstrom Library  
Night Under the Lights

Night Under the Lights 9pm

Social / Provost, First Year Initiatives

***Meet at The Thinker statue at Grawemeyer Hall for Night Under the Lights shuttles starting at 8:15. “Be our guest” and join Louisville Athletics for the...

Mark & Cindy Lynn Soccer Stadium  

Friday, August 18

National Bike Challenge!

National Bike Challenge! 12am

Social, Health & Wellness / Get Healthy Now

Saddle up and ride for team UofL in the 2017 National Bike Challenge May 1st to September 30th, 2017. Show your support for a healthy lifestyle and...

Anywhere you ride a bike!  
Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nursing

The University of Louisville School of Nursing is again seeking nominations for the 4th Annual Florence Nightingale Awards in Nursing. We invite you to...

 
Welcome Week

Welcome Week

Signature University Events / Provost, First Year Initiatives

Mark your calendars now and get ready to make some of the best friends and memories of your UofL experience! Welcome Week is an exciting five days of...

 
Coffee and Juice with the Dean of Students

Coffee and Juice with the Dean of Students 9am

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Meet the Dean of Students and Student Affairs staff as you enjoy refreshments.

Student Activities Center (SAC)  
PLAN Workshop - The Teaching Toolbox

PLAN Workshop - The Teaching Toolbox 9am

Training & Development, Academic / School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, PLAN

Description Are you a graduate teaching assistant who will be leading a class for the first time this fall? Want to make sure you’ve remembered everything...

Houchens Building, Room 105  
'All In!’ Louisville and the Great War

'All In!’ Louisville and the Great War 10am

Arts, Exhibit / University Libraries, Archives & Special Collections, Ekstrom Library

When the United States entered World War I, the people of Louisville were eager to play their part. Whether serving overseas, working at Camp Taylor, or...

Ekstrom Library, LL02 and LL17  
CARDS Connection

CARDS Connection 11:30am

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Reunite with your SOSer/CARDS Connection online mentor and meet more new students for lunch and activities, including their top tips for a successful start,...

Meet at designated location listed  
Academic Unit Open Houses

Academic Unit Open Houses 1:30pm

Social / Provost, First Year Initiatives

Get your questions answered and meet faculty, staff and students from your intended area of study. Arts & Sciences: Gardiner Hall Lawn (Rain: SAC Atrium);...

 
PLAN Workshop - Blackboard Grade Center Basics and Beyond

PLAN Workshop - Blackboard Grade Center Basics... 2:30pm

Training & Development, Academic / School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, PLAN

Description In this workshop, participants will learn more about an incredibly useful and underutilized part of Blackboard – Grade Center! Blackboard’s Grade...

Ekstrom Library, Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning Lab, 2nd Floor  
Study Abroad Open House

Study Abroad Open House 2:30pm

Social / Provost, First Year Initiatives

Stop by the Office of Study Abroad for free food and drinks. Play games, win prizes and mingle with alumni and study abroad advisors. Your journey abroad is...

Brodschi Hall, International Center  
The Main Event

The Main Event 2:30pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Join Cru for FREE soda, popsicles and an epic campus photo scavenger hunt. Meet new people and get to know campus. Prizes for the winning team!

Humanities Quad  
Keeping the Connection (Porter Scholars & CONECT Mentoring)

Keeping the Connection (Porter Scholars &... 4pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

This is your opportunity to get CONECTed! Join your CONECT Peer Mentor and other incoming African American students in interactive activities to help make...

Student Activities Center (SAC)  
New Cards Roundup

New Cards Roundup 5:45pm

Social / Provost, First Year Initiatives

If you'd like company for Kick Back in the Stacks, residential students can meet in your residence hall lobby and commuter students can meet in the Floyd...

 
Louisville Alumni Picnic

Louisville Alumni Picnic 6pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

The UofL Alumni Association invites you to join them for food, music, giveaways and fun! Hear from SOAR (Student Organization for Alumni Relations) on how...

Humanities Quad (Rain: Red Barn)  
Night at the Museum: What's Your Speed?

Night at the Museum: What's Your Speed? 7pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Join us to discover just how much fun you can have when your college has an art museum in its front yard. Enjoy an exciting night of tours, snacks, games,...

Speed Art Museum  
Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Shows 8pm

Social / Provost, First Year Initiatives

First 50 guests enter FREE; 1 free show per person. 8pm _ Dynamic Earth; 9pm _ Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon; 10pm _ Pink Floyd's The Wall.

Gheens Science Hall Rauch Planetarium  
Late Night Pancakes

Late Night Pancakes 10pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

The only thing better than pancakes for breakfast is pancakes at night! Join Sojourn for FREE food!

George J. Howe Red Barn  
The Tonight Show

The Tonight Show 10pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

A spoof off the original, this will be a hilarious night hosted by Cru. FREE refreshments and giveaways!

Strickler Hall  

Saturday, August 19

National Bike Challenge!

National Bike Challenge! 12am

Social, Health & Wellness / Get Healthy Now

Saddle up and ride for team UofL in the 2017 National Bike Challenge May 1st to September 30th, 2017. Show your support for a healthy lifestyle and...

Anywhere you ride a bike!  
Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nursing

The University of Louisville School of Nursing is again seeking nominations for the 4th Annual Florence Nightingale Awards in Nursing. We invite you to...

 
Welcome Week

Welcome Week

Signature University Events / Provost, First Year Initiatives

Mark your calendars now and get ready to make some of the best friends and memories of your UofL experience! Welcome Week is an exciting five days of...

 
Yoga with Live Music

Yoga with Live Music 9am

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Join us as we kick off the day with yoga set to live music, a perfect way to prepare for Monday classes. No experience necessary. Bring your own mat or use...

Miller Hall  
Sharing Our Cards

Sharing Our Cards 12pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Discover and connect with your fellow Cards! This interactive event engages participants with strategies and practical tools for cultivating an inclusive...

Student Activities Center (SAC)  
Garden Commons Harvest Party

Garden Commons Harvest Party 2pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

The UofL Sustainability Council and Health Promotion Wellbeing invite you to stop by UofL's organic, student-run garden to sample delicious fresh produce...

Outside the Cultural Center  
Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Shows 2pm

Social / Provost, First Year Initiatives

First 50 guests enter FREE; 1 free show per person. 8pm _ Dynamic Earth; 9pm _ Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon; 10pm _ Pink Floyd's The Wall.

Gheens Science Hall Rauch Planetarium  
Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee 3pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Join The Gathering Campus Ministry for ultimate Frisbee and an opportunity to meet new people and learn about UofL's campus ministry life. FREE refreshments!

Humanities Quad  
Louisville Sustainability Bike Tour

Louisville Sustainability Bike Tour 3:30pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Take a fun afternoon bike ride with the Student Cycling Coalition and UofL Sustainability Council! Explore your new community through the lens of...

Meet outside the Student Recreation Center  
Saturday Supper

Saturday Supper 4pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Join Cru for a FREE wings dinner and giveaways! Everyone welcome!

George J. Howe Red Barn  
New Cards Roundup

New Cards Roundup 7:45pm

Social / Provost, First Year Initiatives

If you'd like company for Kick Back in the Stacks, residential students can meet in your residence hall lobby and commuter students can meet in the Floyd...

 
CARDnival

CARDnival 8pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Join the Student Activities Board for a night out at your own CARDnival complete with arcade and casino games! Make new friends while you find out about...

Student Activities Center (SAC)  
Target Takeover

Target Takeover 11pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

End your night at Target as UofL takes over the Bashford Manor location. This exclusive shopping event is like none you have seen before! The store...

Target at 3600 Mall Rd. Louisville, KY 40218  

Sunday, August 20

National Bike Challenge!

National Bike Challenge! 12am

Social, Health & Wellness / Get Healthy Now

Saddle up and ride for team UofL in the 2017 National Bike Challenge May 1st to September 30th, 2017. Show your support for a healthy lifestyle and...

Anywhere you ride a bike!  
Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nursing

The University of Louisville School of Nursing is again seeking nominations for the 4th Annual Florence Nightingale Awards in Nursing. We invite you to...

 
Welcome Week

Welcome Week

Signature University Events / Provost, First Year Initiatives

Mark your calendars now and get ready to make some of the best friends and memories of your UofL experience! Welcome Week is an exciting five days of...

 
Contemporary Worship Service

Contemporary Worship Service 9:30am

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Regardless of what you believe or even if you claim no faith at all, everyone is welcome at this BCM worship service focusing on finding significance in your...

Baptist Campus Center  
Church on Campus

Church on Campus 10am

Provost, First Year Initiatives

It's tough checking out churches your first week on campus, so Louisville churches are coming to you! FREE lunch for those in attendance following the...

George J. Howe Red Barn  
ReGathering Cookout

ReGathering Cookout 12pm

Student Affairs, Student Involvement

End Welcome Week with the Gathering College Ministry!! We invite you to join us in food, fun, and fellowship as we regather for the start of the Fall semester.

1323 S Second St.  
REACH for Success

REACH for Success 12:30pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

It's not just about starting off on the right foot, it's about figuring out how to keep the momentum going throughout the academic year. In these workshops,...

Various locations  
Campus Quest

Campus Quest 2:30pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Classes start tomorrow! Do you know where you're going or how long it takes to get from class to class? Not sure? No worries, we are here to help! Stations...

Throughout campus  
Historic Tour

Historic Tour 3pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Interested in learning more about UofL history? Join this historic tour of campus led by UofL archivist and Louisville historian Tom Owen.

departing from Humanities Quad  
Opening Mass 2017

Opening Mass 2017 5pm

Student Affairs, Student Involvement

Join your Catholic community on campus for Opening Mass! Sunday, Aug 20 at 5pm outside the Interfaith Center (at the bottom of the SAC ramp). Stay for dinner!

Interfaith Center  
Flick at the Floyd

Flick at the Floyd 5:30pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives

Join the SAB Film committee for their first free movie of the year in the Floyd Theater. Watch a blockbuster hit and enjoy FREE popcorn as you help...

Student Activities Center (SAC)  
25th Annual Icebreaker & All Campus Cookout Presented by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

25th Annual Icebreaker & All Campus Cookout... 6pm

Provost, First Year Initiatives, Student Affairs, Student Involvement

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and National Pan-Hellenic CouncilÍs (NPHC) fraternities and sororities welcome all new students to our campus community and...

George J. Howe Red Barn  

Monday, August 21

National Bike Challenge!

National Bike Challenge! 12am

Social, Health & Wellness / Get Healthy Now

Saddle up and ride for team UofL in the 2017 National Bike Challenge May 1st to September 30th, 2017. Show your support for a healthy lifestyle and...

Anywhere you ride a bike!  
Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nursing

The University of Louisville School of Nursing is again seeking nominations for the 4th Annual Florence Nightingale Awards in Nursing. We invite you to...

 
'All In!’ Louisville and the Great War

'All In!’ Louisville and the Great War 10am

Arts, Exhibit / University Libraries, Archives & Special Collections, Ekstrom Library

When the United States entered World War I, the people of Louisville were eager to play their part. Whether serving overseas, working at Camp Taylor, or...

Ekstrom Library, LL02 and LL17  
Aug. 21 eclipse-watching events for UofL students/faculty/staff/families

Aug. 21 eclipse-watching events for UofL... 10am

Academic / Arts & Sciences, Physics and Astronomy

The Society of Physics Students and Physics & Astronomy Dept are hosting an eclipse-watching event. UofL students/faculty/staff/families/friends are invited...

Mike Miller Park, Marshall County, Kentucky  
Garden Commons Summer Workdays

Garden Commons Summer Workdays 12pm

Social, Health & Wellness, Service / Provost

Join us in UofL's organic garden for our group workdays! Learn (by doing) how to grow hyper-local, super-delicious vegetables, herbs, and fruits! Anyone...

Cultural Center, Garden Commons  
Graduate Student Writing Group

Graduate Student Writing Group 6pm

Academic / Arts & Sciences, English, Writing Center

The University Writing Center organizes and facilitates writing groups for graduate students at UofL. The goal is to provide support, community,...

University Writing Center, 1st Floor - 132  

Tuesday, August 22

National Bike Challenge!

National Bike Challenge! 12am

Social, Health & Wellness / Get Healthy Now

Saddle up and ride for team UofL in the 2017 National Bike Challenge May 1st to September 30th, 2017. Show your support for a healthy lifestyle and...

Anywhere you ride a bike!  
Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nightingale Awards Nomination Period Open

Nursing

The University of Louisville School of Nursing is again seeking nominations for the 4th Annual Florence Nightingale Awards in Nursing. We invite you to...

 
Multimedia Writing

Multimedia Writing 8:30am

Provost, Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning, Professional Development

Develop higher-level writing skills across multiple media platforms and solidify persuasive writing abilities in a variety of strategic disciplines,...

Shelby Campus  
'All In!’ Louisville and the Great War

'All In!’ Louisville and the Great War 10am

Arts, Exhibit / University Libraries, Archives & Special Collections, Ekstrom Library

When the United States entered World War I, the people of Louisville were eager to play their part. Whether serving overseas, working at Camp Taylor, or...

Ekstrom Library, LL02 and LL17  
Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi 12:15pm

Meetings / Business, College of Business

Beta Alpha Psi is an international honorary accounting, finance and CIS organization that helps its members prepare for transition into the professional world.

Harry Frazier Hall - College of Business, 131  
PMP Exam Facilitated Study

PMP Exam Facilitated Study 6pm

Training & Development / Provost, Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning, Professional Development

Business professionals have said that the PMP Exam is the most difficult professional certification exam out there. Guarantee your PMP certification with our...

Shelby Campus  

August 16 - 22, 2017

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