Welcome New & Transfer Students!

You’ve attended Admitted Student Day, Summer Orientation, submitted your housing forms, and registered for your classes - the last piece of your transition to becoming a CUW Falcon is Fall Welcome Weekend! During this 4-day experience, you will:

  • Meet new friends
  • Get comfortable on campus before classes start
  • Learn about all the great activities you can take part in
  • Enjoy beautiful Lake Michigan
  • Learn about academic expectations and university conduct
  • Attend worship service
  • Get ready for what could be some of the greatest years of your life
  • Have a ton of fun
  • And much more!

This year, Fall Welcome Weekend will take place on August 2225, 2019.

This event is required for all incoming undergraduate new and transfer students, so mark your calendars now and get ready for an unforgettable start to your CUW career.

Registration

Please register yourself and any guests who plan to attend Welcome Weekend on the form below by Aug. 16th, 2019.

Registration

2019 Schedule

This year’s theme is “FALCONS ASSEMBLE.” The complete schedule for Students and Family Members is available below or on the CUW app.

Thursday, August 22
Time Event Location
9:00am3:00pm Residential Check-In & Move-In Various Residence Halls
3:004:00pm First Generation Student & Family Reception Luptak Terrace Room
3:304:30pm Commuter Student Check-In Luther Lobby/Main Entrance
4:306:00pm Welcome Dinner Chapel Courtyard
6:007:00pm Sending Off Ceremony Kapco Park
7:309:00pm All Hall Meetings Residence Halls
7:309:00pm Commuter Social Lakeshore Room
9:0011:00pm Bingo Terrace Room
9:0011:00 pm  Transfer Student Social TBD
Friday, August 23
Time Event Location
7:309:30am Breakfast with Your RA! Siebert Dining Hall
8:009:00am Commuter Student Breakfast Lakeshore Room
9:4510:15am Welcome Auditorium
10:1511:00am Small Group Summit Meeting #1 Various Locations
11:1511:45am CUW Resources Rotation Various Locations
11:30am1:00pm Faculty/Staff/Student Lunch Siebert Dining Hall
12:0012:30pm CUW Resources Rotation Various Locations
12:001:00pm Transfer Student Lunch Lakeshore Room
1:304:30pm Service Project Meet in Field House
4:306:30pm Dinner/Free Time Siebert Dining Hall
4:306:30pm Commuter Student Dinner/Hangout Landing
6:307:25pm Small Group Summit Meeting #2 Various Locations
7:30–9:00pm Who Will You Be @ CUW Todd Wehr Auditorium
9:0011:00pm Dance Concordia Center for Environmental Stewardship
9:0011:00pm  Craft Night Concordia Center for Environmental Stewardship
Saturday, August 24
Time Event Location
8:0010:00am Breakfast Siebert Dining Hall
10:0011:00am Wellness Rotation #1 Various Locations
11:15am12:15pm Wellness Rotation #2 Various Locations
11:00am1:30pm Lunch Siebert Dining Hall
12:305:00pm Off Campus Adventures Meet at Field House
3:004:00pm Movie & Rootbeer Float Social Albrecht Lounge
3:004:00pm Transfer Student Trip Meet at Field House
4:306:30pm Dinner/Free Time Siebert Dining Hall
6:307:30pm Scavenger Hunt Chapel Courtyard
7:309:00pm Small Group Summit Meeting #3 Various Locations
9:1510:15pm Comedian Todd Wehr Auditorium
Sunday, August 25
Time Event Location
9:0010:00am Breakfast/Small Group Summit Meeting #4 Siebert Dining Hall
10:0011:00am Opening Service Chapel of Christ Triumphant
11:00am1:30pm Business School Dedication Robert W Plaster Free Enterprise Building
11:30am12:30pm Opening Picnic Lunch Chapel Courtyard
12:451:00pm Class Photo Bluff Amphitheater
1:001:15pm Transfer Student Photo Bluff Amphitheater
1:003:00pm Slip n Slide Kickball, Tie Dye & Sand Volleyball Catalyst Building/Regent’s Ctyrd
3:305:30pm Co-curricular Fair Chapel Courtyard
4:306:30pm Dinner Siebert Dining Hall

Note: This schedule may change slightly between now and August 22nd. Tune into the App for the most up-to-date schedule.

Family schedule

Family members, guests and relatives, you are invited to attend the first day (Thursday) of Welcome Weekend! The Friday – Sunday schedule, however, will be solely for new and transfer students.

Time Event Location
9:00am3:00pm Check-in/Open Offices Pharmacy Lobby
3:004:00pm First Generation Student Reception Luptak Terrace Room
3:304:30pm Commuter Orientation Lakeshore Room
4:306:00pm Welcome Dinner Chapel Courtyard
6:007:00pm Sending Off Ceremony Kapco Park
7:008:30pm Parent/Family Reception Kapco Terrace

Note: This schedule may change slightly between now and August 22nd. Tune into the App for the most up-to-date schedule.

Download the CUW App!

Click one of the links below to download the CUW App on your mobile device.

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Spring Orientation

If you are coming to CUW in January, please plan to attend Spring Orientation at the end of January. More information regarding Spring Orientation 2020 will be coming soon!

Questions?

If you have any questions about Welcome Weekend, please don’t hesitate to contact Devan Lenz-Fisher or 262-243-4387.

Mother and daughter sharing a special moment during the Sending Off Ceremony.

Friendly smiles everywhere you go during Fall Welcome Weekend!


Greetings from your New Student Experience leaders!

Celebrating a new beginning at CUW!