Welcome Week 2018

Get ready to make some of the best friends and memories of your UofL experience!

Welcome Week is an exciting series of events and activities that help first year, transfer, and returning students get the fall semester started off right. This time will help you meet tons of new and upperclass students and make UofL your new home, all while enjoying an almost endless supply of free food and prizes. Welcome Week is also a great time to show off your new University of Louisville community to your family. We'll see you Aug. 16!

Move-in Day

Welcome home! You'll love the curbside service and flock of volunteers who'll help you get settled in no time flat.

Welcome Week Check-in

All new students need to head to the SSC to pick up your personalized schedule and other Welcome Week materials, as well as make sure you completed all your...

Cardinal Nest

Visit the Cardinal Nest after you have moved into your residence hall and on your way to Welcome Week Check-in. Off-campus and residential students alike...

Welcome Party: You Dont Have to Come Out to Come In!

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

Cardinal Kickoff Picnic

Students and families are invited to celebrate the start of your Cardinal experience. Join us for a meal as President Bendapudi, along with deans and faculty...

Commuter & Transfer Student Welcome

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...

SOSer Reunion

Reunite with your SOSer and meet more new students before heading together to Kick Back in the Stacks: We Are UofL. Moved to NEW Rain location: Student...

Kick Back in the Stacks: We Are UofL

The Library comes to life with a dramatic mix of student performers, student organizations, campus resources, scavenger hunt, local food samples and more.

Late Night Karaoke

You may remember the fun from summer orientation, and now is the time to show off your singing talents to the whole first-year class. Refreshments provided.

Late Night Pancakes

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

Cards Take Flight: Part 1

Check your personalized schedule from Welcome Week Check-in or the UofL New Cards app to know where to report at 10 a.m. This event will consist of two...

Alumni Picnic

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...

Academic Unit Experiences

Get your questions answered and meet faculty, staff and students from your intended area of study. Arts & Sciences: SAC Ballroom; Business: Horn Auditorium,...

Cards Take Flight: Part 2

Check your personalized schedule from Welcome Week Check-in or the UofL New Cards app to know where to report at 3:15 p.m. This event will consist of two...

8/17 3:15pm
Friday Supper

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

Keeping the Connection

Join your CONECT peer mentor and other incoming African American students in interactive activties to help make your start at UofL a great one.

SAB's Lou Lounge at the SRC

Check out everything the amazing Student Recreation Center offers and hang out with Student Activities Board while you enjoy an eclectic, engaging, relaxing...

Planetarium Shows

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

Movie Night with Athletics

Watch Avengers: Infinity War, grab your free Adidas tee and take the first official picture of the class of 2022. Doors open at 8:30.

Breakfast at the BCM

Enjoy FREE breakfast before volunteering at SOUL.

Yoga with Live Music

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 one provided.

SOUL: Student Outreach Uniting Louisville

Discover how to make the most of UofL service and leadership opportunities, then work alongside those you meet.

Ultimate Frisbee

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.

The Main Event

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!

Garden Commons Salsa Party Harvest Fest

Stop by UofL's organic, student-run garden to sample fresh produce grown over the summer, discover how you can get involved and learn how to grow your own...

SGA Cares Dinner

Come for FREE dinner and talk with members of the Student Government Association, Student Activities Board and Engage Lead Serve Board to learn more about...


Join the Student Activities Board for a night out at your own CARDnival. Make new friends while you find out about upcoming SAB events and exciting...

Sunday Morning Pancakes

The only thing better than pancakes for breakfast isÉ well, PANCAKES for breakfast! Join Cru for FREE food before the morning Church on Campus.

Church on Campus

Worship with other students and meet the evangelical ministries at UofL. FREE lunch for those in attendance following the 10:30 a.m. service.

Fraternity & Sorority Life Cookout

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

UofL Community Composting Volunteer Day

Help turn trash into treasure with UofL's volunteer-powered community composting operation. Dress to get dirty. Tools provided. Learn about worm composting...

REACH for Success

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. Learn practical...

Historic Tour

Join this historic tour of campus led by UofL archivist and Louisville historian Tom Owen.

Louisville Sustainability Bike Tour

Take an afternoon ride with the Student Cycling Coalition and UofL Sustainability Council. Don't have a bike? Check one out from the SRC through UofL's...

Spike Ball Tournament

Compete to achieve the highest honor in UofL Spike Ball history. Come with a teammate or be paired with someone new. Winning team gets a free t-shirt. Spots...

26th Annual Icebreaker & All Campus Cookout Presented by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.,

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

Flick at the Floyd

Join the SAB Film committee for their first free movie of the year in the Floyd Theater. Enjoy FREE popcorn as you #FillTheFloyd!

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